Cumbria County, England Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Student recognised at national games design awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    AN ENDMOOR student's design talents have been applauded by the games industry after she was recognised at the Women in Games Awards 2017. University of Central Lancashire final year games design student Sian Knight made the final eight and was one of only two students shortlisted in the 'Breakthrough Talent' category of the awards, which celebrates the achievements of women working in the games industry across the UK.

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  2. Tom Ross noticed West Bromwich Albion scrawled on the famous landmark - and sparked this debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | IcLichfield

    It started when broadcasting stalwart and Birmingham Mail columnist Tom Ross spotted 'West Bromwich Albion' on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. Tom, who is in the Big Apple on holiday noticed, the Albion name scrawled on the famous landmark and shared a photo with his social media followers.

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  3. Community and volunteers work to save historic artefactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    At risk of continuing decline and dereliction, Coniston copper mines were thrown a half million pound lifeline from the Heritage Lottery Fund to repair and stabilise important industrial heritage. This week Lake District National Park volunteers have been at Tilberthwaite as part of the two-year mission to survey spoil heaps, buildings, mine workings, wheel pits and processing areas.

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  4. The Latest: Trump says he looks forward to working with MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Mini... . Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England, Friday, June 9, 2017.

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  5. Cumbrian YFCs compete in stockjudging competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The Stockman and Young Stockjudge of the Year, hosted by Newton Rigg College at Sewborwens Farm, Newton Rigg, attracted Young Farmers Club's from all over the county. The Ian Graham Rose Bowl for the senior member gaining the most points in the Stockman of the Year competition was won by Henry Knowles of Grayrigg YFC.

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  6. Polls open in UK election after campaign marred by attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Manhattan Mercury

    Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon waves as she arrives to cast her vote in the general election at a polling station at Broomhouse Community Hall in Glasgow Thursday, June 8, 2017. Polling stations have opened across Britain in an election to choose a new government.

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  7. Wood Group wins submarines contract with BAE SystemsRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | Scotsman.com

    Wood Group, the Aberdeen-based energy services giant, has won a new contract from BAE Systems to carry out work on the Royal Navy's Astute class submarines based in Barrow-in-Furness. Wood Group currently provides industrial services including painting, cleaning and insulation to the Royal Navy's existing surface ship fleet and its Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers under construction in Rosyth.

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  8. Wood Group wins contract with BAE Systems for Royal Navy submarinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    WOOD Group has secured a two-year industrial services contract from BAE Systems Submarines to provide insulation installation services to the UK Royal Navy's Astute class submarines based in Barrow-in-Furness as it moves to become less reliant on its traditional oil and gas business. Aberdeen -based Wood, which last month announced a $44 million deal to buy US car industry specialist CEC Controls Company and strengthen its presence in the Detroit automotive hub, is currently contracted by BAE Systems to provide a range of industrial services including painting, cleaning and insulation to the Royal Navy's existing surface ship fleet and its Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers under construction in Rosyth.

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  9. Jess walks 140 miles barefoot for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    KIRKBY Stephen's Jess Dillon, 23, will be walking 140 miles barefoot from Whitehaven to Sunderland to raise A 1,000 for The Ankoma Dream, named after a village in Ghana. "I wanted to do something different while raising as much money as I can," said Jess, who studies race and resistance at Leeds University.

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  10. Vicky's Six Brilliant things To Do This Week ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    THE wonderful and diverse Apple Horse Fair is back for its annual event. It is regarded as the biggest traditional Gypsy Fair in Europe, where around 10,000 gypsies and travellers meet to catch-up, re-connect with family and friends and buy and sell the horses.

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  11. Kendal business owner takes on Dragon's Back Race.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Robert Crawford, 41, amassed more than 60 hours of running over treacherous terrain in the Welsh mountains as he took part in the Berghaus Dragon's Back Race. The five-day race in North Wales comprised of 315km and more than 15,500 metres of ascent.

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  12. 9th Moniaive Michaelmas Bluegrass Festival, 22-4 Sept. 2017Read the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    Thanks to C. Paul Lyttle , organiser of the Moniaive Michaelmas Bluegrass Festival in south-west Scotland. Paul is a regular attender at the annual Omagh festival and engaged several bands from Ireland for Moniaive in earlier years.

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  13. Community: Girlguiding fun at Curlew campRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Groong

    "I am never going to recover from seeing my Guide leader dressed as a hotdog, doing the Macarena!" This is how 13-year-old Isabelle Walton from Hawkshead describes the highlight of her Girlguiding Camp which brought together 160 Guides, Young Leaders and their leaders from all over the Girlguiding south Cumbria area – from Ambleside, Kendal, Arnside, Ulverston, Barrow, Dalton, Broughton in Furness and Askam.

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  14. LETTER: Strong vision needed to improve KendalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    I WAS most interested in the report commissioned by Kendal Futures about Kendal in the evening and no doubt paid for from our council tax . My husband and I have lived here for 38 years and in that time I have noticed many changes to our town, but not often for the better.

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  15. Minutes to spare: Four saved in dramatic quicksand rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    FOUR holidaymakers were minutes away from drowning after they were 'sucked' into the sands of Morecambe Bay with the rapidly-rising tide just minutes away. Rescuers faced a dramatic race against time to save the stricken quartet off the shore at Arnside as sea water began lapping around the sandbank they had become trapped on.

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  16. BBC Proms appearance for two of region's rising musical starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    AMONG the fantastic line-up for the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall this summer will be two of the region's rising stars - saxophone sensation, Jess Gillam and acclaimed soprano, Alexa Mason. The enormously gifted Ulverston born and bred sax player will share the stage with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in the BBC Ten Pieces Prom, playing the Song of Home from Island Songs by Peter Sculthorpe.

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  17. Staff team set to climb 2,500ft, cycle 12km and kayak across lake for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Warrington Guardian

    Employees at Cameron Court-based Klenzan will take on the Lake District Adventure Challenge in aid of the NSPCC on Saturday, June 10. A total of 21 staff will climb 2,634ft to the summit of the Old Man of Coniston before cycling 12km in Grizedale Forest and kayaking across Coniston Water. Sales manager and challenge team leader Chris Bayliss said: "We are thrilled to be involved in this fantastic event to help raise funds and awareness for the amazing work that the NSPCC do.

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  18. Want to create your perfect equestrian set-up? Check out these yards for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Horse and Hound

    What's on offer? A five-acre equestrian smallholding with seven stables spread across two stable blocks. There is a newly installed 20x40m all-weather arena, hay barn, tack room and post-and-rail paddocks.

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  19. Two hundred fill church for much-loved music teacher's memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A MEMORIAL service for much-loved music teacher, David Chapman, filled St Mary's Parish Church in Kirkby Lonsdale with 200 people. David Chapman was the head of music at Casterton Girls School for more than two decades and later held the same position at Giggleswick School.

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  20. Brewery adds Pennine Way brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery will make a special ale to be launched this summer along with The Nook Brewhouse, Holmfirth, and Hadrian and Border Brewery, in Tyneside Brewing of the official beers is now underway and they will be available along the trail and in surrounding areas including Manchester, Sheffield, Newcastle, Carlisle and the Scottish Borders. A financial contribution will be made from each pint or bottle sold towards the maintenance of the 267-mile national trail which runs from Edale to Kirk Yetholm.

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