Cumbria County, England Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. New bungalow planned for Furness villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    PLANS for a new four-bedroom bungalow at Stainton-with-Adgarley, near Dalton-in-Furness, have been lodged with South Lakeland District Council. The new home would be roofed with blue slate and have dark oak-effect uPVC windows and doors, according to planning documents.

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  2. Former police inspector unravels Lancashire boating tragedy taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 | This Is Lancashire

    A FORMER policeman has completed a poignant account of an often-forgotten boating tragedy in the Lake District which claimed the lives of five Sunday school teachers from Nelson. Retired inspector Ray Greenhow was surprised how little evidence had survived of the Derwentwater Disaster, of August 1898, where a boating accident on the lake saw Lomeshaye Mill workers Helena Clegg, Frances Crossley, Nancy Pickles, Mary Alice Reed and Mary Jane Smith all drown.

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  3. Plans emerge to divert Wainwright's famous Coast to Coast walk as lanes grow busier with trafficRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 1 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    A MOVE to divert one of the most famous long distance paths in the UK to make it safer has taken a step forward. Alf Wainwright's renowned Coast-to-Coast Walk passes through the village of Danby Wiske, near Northallerton , to Lovesome Hill using busy public roads.

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  4. GALLERY: Hundreds turn out to welcome Princess AnneRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 25 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    HUNDREDS of people turned out to welcome Princess Anne as she toured Eden and made a whistle-stop visit to South Lakeland. Her Royal Highness was in the county to open the new parish hall at Warcop, celebrate the 450th anniversary of Kirkby Stephen Grammar, visit the Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue Team base and mark the 50th anniversary of the Windermere branch of Save the Children.

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  5. The towns where dirty eateries are putting diners at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Daily Mail

    Health lottery of eating out in Britain: Revealed, the ten towns where a third of eateries are so dirty they put diners at risk As many as one in three food businesses do not meet hygiene standards - and in the worst areas, this rises to two in three. Hyndburn, Lancashire, is the worst place to eat out as nearly two in three eateries aren't meeting hygiene regulations 'In 20 local authority areas the chances of someone buying from a food business that isn't meeting hygiene requirements was as high as one in three,' it said.

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  6. Food hygiene standards vary widely across UK, study revealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The Belfast Telegraph

    A huge variation in food hygiene standards remains across the UK, with one in five high or medium-risk food outlets failing to meet standards, according to a study. A huge variation in food hygiene standards remains across the UK, with one in five high or medium-risk food outlets failing to meet standards, according to a study.

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  7. L-R Jim Coldwell, Tim Grimwood, Becky Barnett at the Black Combe raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    THREE Swaledale Runners travelled to the Lake District for the Black Combe fell race near Millom on March 11th. This gruelling race climbs Black Combe twice from different directions and has a reputation for thick mists and difficult navigation.

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  8. Hundreds flock to Otley for Yorkshire Shepherdess talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Ilkley Gazette

    The enthusiasm for Amanda Owen's appearance at the Methodist Church was such that many ticket-holders arrived more than an hour before its 7.30pm start on Friday, March 17. The sold-out event saw Mrs Owen speak in detail about her life running a 2,000 acre sheep hill farm - with her husband Clive and nine children - at Ravenseat, above Keld in in Swaledale. She also spoke about her authorship of The Yorkshire Shepherdess and A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess and rounded off the evening off by answering questions and signing books.

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  9. South Lakeland Housing celebrates fifth birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Cath Purdy, chief executive, told the Gazette she was delighted the housing association had kept the promises it made to tenants five years ago, when South Lakeland District Council transferred its housing stock to the independent, not-for-profit landlord. Since then A 54 million has been invested in gleaming new bathrooms and kitchens, up-to-date boilers and central heating - and South Lakes Housing has major plans to spend A 20 million on 250 new homes in the next few years.

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  10. Kendal Museum project reveals extinct, endangered and rare birdsRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A METICULOUS project to identify and catalogue every single specimen of bird at a South Lakeland museum has been completed after almost 10 years. All 1,681 specimens of the impressive bird collection at the World Wildlife Gallery in Kendal Museum have been catalogued for the first time with help from Museum and Gallery Skills students, staff and volunteers.

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  11. 'Cumbria needs its own mayor' civic and business leaders are toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    CUMBRIA needs strong leadership - and by implication a directly-elected mayor - if the county is to seize the opportunities presented by the Northern Powerhouse. That is the view of Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, who addressed the annual Cumbria Chamber of Commerce/South Lakeland Council partners' dinner on Friday.

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  12. Natwest announces branch closures across CumbriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The decision has been made to close the NatWest Ulverston branch on September 27, the NatWest Keswick branch on October 2, the NatWest Grange-over-Sands branch on October 3, and the NatWest Ambleside and Settle branches on October 9. Between 2010 and 2015, mobile and online transactions have increased by over 400% and mobile transactions alone have increased by 1,350%. Since 2011, the number of transactions in the Ulverston branch declined by 31%; in Keswick by 49%; Grange Over Sands 49.7%; Ambleside 33%; and Settle 40%.

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  13. Villagers bid to keep swimming pool afloatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    Hornby's swimming pool, where thousands of children have learned to swim since 1977, is to close at the end of March. However, Bob McGachie, of nearby Melling village, is spearheading the community's drive to set up a trust to save the 15-metre pool for future generations.

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  14. Full military funeral held for Lancaster bomber hero shot from the sky more than 70 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    A POIGNANT farewell has finally been given to an airman who gave his life for his country more than 70 years ago. Sergeant Wilfred Lawson was given a full military funeral at the Commonwealth War Graves cemetery in Berlin - the city he was on a mission to bomb before his aircraft was shot from the sky.

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  15. Rebranded glossy magazine Living available from next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    With an elegant new design and some new regular features, the magazine will continue to be a showcase for the people and places that make the Lakes, Lune and Dales so unique and special. Previously we produced four magazines each year, but with so much to see and talk about in 2017 Living will be published six times a year from now on.

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  16. Lymm Senior Colts, who secured the league title by beating Kirkby Lonsdale on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Warrington Guardian

    LYMM's Senior Colts secured the Raging Bull Senior Conference A League title on Sunday to secure a memorable double for the club. Their triumph over second-placed Kirky Lonsdale meant the under 18s could add to the Junior Conference A League title won by the club's Junior Colts after their 15-8 victory over Bowdon last week.

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  17. Trees felled in Kendal's Market PlaceRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Two silver birch trees were removed early on Monday morning as part of the A 200,000 South Lakeland District Council project to create a high-quality, versatile space suitable for hosting a wide range of community-focused events and markets. Some residents have protested at the removal of the trees located at the Highgate end of Market Place as pied wagtails roosted there during the winter months.

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  18. New sci-fi novel is set in LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A SCIENCE fiction novel to be published next Tuesday called 'Extropia: Mind game' is set in Cumbria and features locations such as Windermere, Scafell Pike and Ravenglass. It is Robin Bootle's debut book and tells the story of two men trapped inside a virtual reality game called Extropia which is overrun by an artificially intelligent tyrant.

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  19. Travel Times: The Swan turns it round to become a graceful weekend retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Evening Times

    But instead of celebrating and serving up turkey dinners, this South Lakes hotel found itself knee deep in water after horrific floods hit Cumbria in 2015. Six months later The Swan reopened its doors and picked itself up from disaster to pull off a stunning makeover.

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  20. Glorious voices of local choirs provide fabulous festival finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Ian Jones, chorus master extraordinaire, who will conduct both Levens and Eversley choirs during the Mary Wakefield Westmorland Music Festival's Choral Celebration Day at St Thomas's Church, Kendal, on Saturday AMONG the Mary Wakefield Westmorland Music Festival events still to come are Friday's Festival Showcase Concert at Kendal Town Hall , starring some of the best performers of the week-long series of adjudicated classes, and the fabulous finale to the festival, Choral Celebration Day at St Thomas's Church, Kendal, on Saturday , filled with the glorious voices of eight local choirs - Levens, Ambleside and District, Kendal South, Ulverston Choral, K Shoes Male Voice Choir, Eversley Choir, Arnside Choral Society and Lacuna Upper Voice Choir.

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