Cumbria County, England Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Kendal's Tenterfield earns property award for Russell Armer HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The Kendal-based company created seven apartments and three houses at the late 19th century, Arts and Crafts-style property at Tenterfield, off Brigsteer Road. Russell Armer also transformed the "neglected and dilapidated" site by demolishing empty NHS offices and building eight brand new homes in the grounds.

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  2. Business people call for urgent flood defences on WindermereRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    FRUSTRATED business leaders and an MP are demanding urgent action on flood defence works to safeguard hundreds of jobs on Windermere's shores. One businessman told the Gazette if there was another major flood he would have no choice but to "abandon" his hotel, leisure club and 47 holiday cottages and apartments for good jeopardising 100 jobs at his business alone.

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  3. 191 job losses announced at GSK at UlverstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The company said the sterile injecables part of the plant would close because it was not cost effective, but the tablet manufacturing department would remain and see investment. The company announced in July 2017 it was not be proceeding with a planned 350m biopharmacuetical expansion at its plant in North Lonsdale Road.

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  4. Carer backs The Westmorland Gazette's Give Them A Break CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    She said: "You need to be honest with what you need, you can't do your job well if you don't get a break from time to time." The Kendal Interfaith Minster also paid tribute to the South Lakeland Carers.

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  5. Lakes pupils scoop writing awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    CUMBRIAN pupils have won the three top prizes in the secondary school category in the 2018 national Alfred Huberman Writing Awards. More than 400 children from across the country entered the awards organised by the Lake District Holocaust Project in memory of Alfred Huberman, one of the young child Holocaust survivors who came to the district in 1945.

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  6. Brit schools Evacuated after false widow spider Infestation Four...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Daily Star

    Two primary schools and two secondary schools were closed in London yesterday after Britain's most venomous spider was found on site. Star Primary in Beckton, Ellen Wilkinson Primary in Canning Town and Lister Community School in Plaistow have also had to close until further notice.

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  7. Magnificent seven for Keswick as Appleby loseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ENDMOOR KGR produced the shock result of the James Cropper Westmorland League weekend as they beat high-fliers Appleby 2-0. Appleby, who won the treble last season and have already booked their place in this season's Invitation Trophy final, were shocked by Graham Sill's Endmoor team that had been in a poor run of form but came out full of confidence and had goals by Aiden Dent and Alistair Wilson to thank as they picked up the much-needed points.

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  8. Kendal Snowsports Club to replace birches with rowan treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    KENDAL Snowsports Club has been given the go-ahead to have six birch trees felled at its Canal Head North site. In plans submitted to South Lakeland District Council, the skiing and snowboarding venue said the trees were planted 18 years ago as six-feet-high saplings.

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  9. Church mast blocks signalsRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    RESIDENTS of a South Lakeland town are angry about being left in the dark over the arrival of an "unsightly" telecommunications mast at the top of their parish church. There have been complaints in Milnthorpe about the bright white mast protruding from the tower of St Thomas' Parish Church and some people claim to have experienced problems with television and internet reception.

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  10. School's charity fundraiser gets new drive with new car donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    CHARITY: Barnard Castle Prep School head boy Benjamin French takes the keys to a KA+ from Ford dealer Andrew Johnstone for a charity draw in aid of motor neurone disease research A SCHOOL'S fundraising efforts have been given new drive after a motor dealer sourced a car for a charity draw. Barnard Castle School students are busy selling tickets for a Ford KA+ supplied by Kirkby Stephen Ford dealer Andrew Johnstone, whose son Harry is in sixth form while his brother George left last year.

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  11. Railway artist has return ticket to Carnforth Station galleryRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2018 | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    Alan Gunston lives at Kirkby Stephen with his wife Bridget, close to the Settle to Carlisle line, and is a volunteer at Kirkby Stephen East, the restored Victorian station and heritage centre. An associate member of the Guild of Railway Artists for 36 years, Alan has been pursuing his hobby since taking early retirement from Cumbria County Council.

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  12. Woman's quest to reunite with her long-lost father after 35 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Daily Mail

    The real-life Mamma Mia! Adopted woman's quest to reunite with her long-lost father after 35 years - and THREE possible candidates A woman whose quest to find her long-lost father has drawn comparisons to hit musical Mamma Mia! is preparing to meet her dad for the first time at the age of 35. Diana Becker, from Hoedspruit in South Africa , first came into contact with her birth mother as a teenager and subsequently discovered that her biological father could be one of three possible men, with her story bearing remarkable similarities to that of Sophie Sheridan in the Abba-inspired show.

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  13. LETTER: Too many motorists using estate are impatient and belligerentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    FOR many years I have seen and personally experienced the best and worst in driver's responses to problems with passing vehicles on Castle Road at Kendal. Some drivers are courteous, some are grudgingly accepting, some are impatient, downright belligerent or un-necessarily verbally aggressive to those caught in an unavoidable situation of not being able to pull out of the way at their command.

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  14. Leading historian puts spotlight on Tudor queenRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    His television series on Henry V111, Elizabeth 1, and the Six Wives of Henry V111 have made him a familiar face across the nation. Born and brought up in Kendal to Quaker parents he did well at grammar school and won a scholarship to read history at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, of which he is still a fellow.

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  15. Kirkby Lonsdale cafe is put up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    John and Renata Strange have instructed Blacks Business Brokers to market The Crossing Point Caf with a guide price of 165,000 for the lease plus a weekly rent of 413. The Crossing Point Caf, which is located on the town's Market Square, was established by Mr and Mrs Strange in 2014.

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  16. LETTER: Plans to repair this Lake District road raises questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Today I cycled to the base of Wrynose Pass and turned left at Fell Foot Bridge on to what is a most attractive Lakeland track that goes east round the shoulder of Betsy Crag, through Knotts and emerges back on the hard-surfaced road at High Tilberthwaite. At the gate at Fell Foot Bridge I was greeted by a sign proclaiming that the road would be shut to motor vehicles and horses but that pedestrians and cyclists would be permitted to pass provided care was taken where works were in progress until Christmas.

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  17. Vicky's Six Brilliant Things To Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    WHETHER you're a comic art addict or just love exceptional art and storytelling, The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is arriving in Kendal from tomorrow to Sunday with events, workshops and activities being held at various venues around the town. There will be more than 70 of the best comic artists, writers and creators from all over the world, including cartoonists Graham Dury and Simon Thorp, creators of Viz; Robbie Morrison, best known for his work on 2000 AD; Frank Quitely, Glaswegian comic work includes new X men, We3 and All Star Superman as well as Mikiko Claire Ponczeck, German-Japanese comic book artist .

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  18. More pictures from the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Following our Past in Pictures supplement back on March, we have been contacted by Tracy Langley , who lives in Wales. "We moved from the Lake District to Chester around 1976 when my mum's school closed down .

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  19. Retired Cumbiran couple scale mountains to author new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A retired Cumbrian couple with the combined age of 156 years in have published a mountaineering book against 'the presumption' that age and physical infirmity are barriers to mountaineering. 'Timeless Treks' accounts the journey of Clive Darley and wife Jennifer, now aged 80 and 77 respectively, who despite suffering hip replacements, vertigo and irregular heartbeats, trekked the 800km-tall Hindu Kush mountain ranges in Afghanistan.

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  20. Russia unveils its 'stealth sea ghost' submarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Russia unveils its 'stealth sea ghost' submarine: Work on 68-metre vessel is complete - but it can only operate for weeks without surfacing while HMS Artful can be submerged for months Russia has unveiled its 'stealth sea ghost' submarine - but the diesel-electric vessel can only operate for weeks without surfacing while Britain's HMS Artful can stay submerged for months. The Russian Navy's Project 677 submarine Kronstadt was launched in a special ceremony at the Admiralty Shipyard in St Petersburg on Thursday.

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