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South Lakeland, England Newswire

South Lakeland, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for South Lakeland, England.

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  1. James Cropper Paper wins award for putting employees' safety firstRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Those pictured receiving the award: L-R: Debbie Ingram, Health Safety and Environment Advisor and Anthony Bowness, Group Safety Health and Environment Manager. A SOUTH Lakeland company's efforts to ensure the health and safety of staff and visitors has been recognised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents at their annual awards ceremony.

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  2. Why Kendal's court should be kept open by Milne Moser solicitor Rachel BroughtonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    LITIGATION solicitor Rachel Broughton, of Milne Moser, Kendal, is one of a group of lawyers campaigning to keep Kendal Magistrates and County Court open. The building is one of 91 courts across the country recommended for closure under cost-cutting measures by The Ministry of Justice.

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  3. Delighted villagers hail victory for people power as land becomes Community AssetRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    DELIGHTED villagers are celebrating a victory for people power as three plots of land are officially named as Assets of Community Value. The Rydal Village Association decided to make a stand against the Lake District National Park Authority's decision to sell-off swathes of land in their beloved area.

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  4. SLDC to carry on electing a third of its councillors at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Members rejected the possibility of holding whole council elections once every four years and the current system, where one third of councillors are elected each time, will remain. The Local Government Boundary Commission for England is about to start a further electoral review of South Lakeland.

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  5. Financial shot in the arm for Morecambe Bay health trustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A HOSPITAL trust has been given a major financial shot in the arm in a bid to protect services for patients. Health sector regulator Monitor has agreed to increase the amount of money paid for six essential services at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust which looks after hospitals in Barrow, Kendal and Lancaster.

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  6. Get rid of parking charges, says councllorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Ben Berry, Conservative councillor for Windermere, has set-up a 'Free Our High Street Parking' petition to remove parking charges after a Welsh town where parking meters were vandalised saw a 50 per cent increase in footfall. It follows a statement released by Marcus Jones MP, which said: "Unfair parking fines push up the cost of living and undermine high streets.

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  7. 144 job vacancies in tomorrow's Westmorland GazetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Find out all about the latest job vacancies in Kendal - and elsewhere in South Lakeland, Furness, Eden, north Lancashire and North Yorkshire - in The Westmorland Gazette As well as all your usual jobs adverts, there are special lists of those vacancies which have previously only appeared online. They are listed by job type - including Health Care; Education; Construction; Accounting; Admin/Clerical and so on - and will include details of the company, the role, location and the salary.

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  8. Major cash and carbon savings as solar panels start producing electricity on South Lakeland HouseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    BOSSES at South Lakeland District Council are watching weather forecasts with enhanced enthusiasm after a new solar panel array on their main offices began producing electricity. The panels harnessing the sun's energy on the roof at South Lakeland House are predicted to pay for themselves in nine years and save the authority A 122,000 over the 20 year lifespan of the project.

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  9. ARTS: Darren Henley - Man at the topRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    He has written two defining Government reviews into music and cultural education and has championed the importance of arts and culture in the lives of children and young people. He has penned no less than 27 books about music and the arts; for three years chaired the Music Manifesto, a government-backed national campaign to improve music education, and in 2013 received an OBE for services to music.

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  10. Make your voice heard on trust governing bodyRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Morecambe Visitor

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust are asking trust members to put themselves forward to serve on the trust's governing body.

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  11. Man at the topRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    He has written two defining Government reviews into music and cultural education and has championed the importance of arts and culture in the lives of children and young people. He has penned no less than 27 books about music and the arts; for three years chaired the Music Manifesto, a government-backed national campaign to improve music education, and in 2013 received an OBE for services to music.

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  12. LETTER: Ecological survey should be updated to aid decisions about mowing vergesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    I read with interest the letter 'Stop mowing wildflowers' in the July 2 edition. As I understood it Cumbria County Council had arrangements with various parties, including individual farmers, to cut specific lengths of verges at particular times; those times being determined by the ecological character of that length - as advised by independent ecological advisers.

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  13. Clinical strategy for Morecambe Bay hospitals receives multi-million pound boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Following the national announcement that Better Care Together had been selected as part of the 'Vanguard' for the NHS New Care Models scheme in April 2015, NHS England has announced that Better Care Together will receive the new investment from the national transformation fund for the year 2015- 2016. 'Vanguard' communities have been selected by the NHS New Care Models Programme, to help deliver the NHS Five Year Forward View.

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  14. Man falls from first floor of house under construction at KendalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    EMERGENCY services were called to a Kendal estate after a man fell from the first floor of a house under construction. The incident is believed to have taken place at Cragg Close on the Sandylands estate at around 3.45pm yesterday .

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  15. LETTER: Town set to face gridlock There has been a flurry of letters...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    There has been a flurry of letters recently on the pros and cons of a 20mph speed limit in Kendal. Like all subjects for popular protest, such as nuclear power, fracking and GM foods, the more vociferous protesters seem to be those who are largely motivated by emotional issues.

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  16. Man fined for health and safety breaches after inflatable ride blows over at scout jamboreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A CHILD and a female scout leader were injured when a large inflatable slide blew over in strong winds at a 'jamboree' event, a court heard. Following a prosecution by South Lakeland District Council , the operator of the inflatable slide, 46-year-old Martin Chadwick, was today ordered to pay a total of A 6,650 in fines and costs after he admitted two health and safety breaches in relation to the accident in May 2013.

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  17. Giant dinosaur makes its mark in South Lakeland fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A GIANT dinosaur skeleton covering an area of 200 metres by 150 metres has been detected in a field near Kendal. Aerial photography of the creature suggests that the dinosaur, spotted at Sedgwick, is a Tyrannosaurus Rex - a large theropod dinosaur that last roamed the land 66-68 million years ago.

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  18. Back our campaign to keep justice in Kendal it is not so many years...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    IT IS not so many years ago that magistrates courts were held throughout South Lakeland and Eden, with courts in places like Windermere, Hawkshead, Kirkby Lonsdale and Penrith, as well as at Kendal. All those have closed, apart from Kendal, which hosts criminal and civil hearings.

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  19. More fell race victories for Staveley's Rob JebbRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The 40-year-old is showing no signs of slowing up as he won Sunday's Kentmere Horseshoe, which is also in its 40th year, at a canter. Jebb set his stall out from the start and had built up a commanding lead from Borrowdale's Phil Davies as the runners rounded the summit of Ill Bell.

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  20. New business hub in Kendal moves a step closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A NEW business hub for Kendal is a step nearer after South Lakeland District Council confirmed its acquisition of an empty town centre office block. The long-disused building - 124 Highgate - will now be transformed into 3,380 sq ft of modern office space for small and medium-sized enterprises, start-ups and micro-businesses.

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