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Whitehaven News
Maternity – has the decision been taken?children who have to travel 40 miles to Carlisle to reach a consultant. The ca
Whitehaven News / Posted 11 minutes ago
children who have to travel 40 miles to Carlisle to reach a consultant. The campaign group has now written to NHS North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) boss Stephen Childs. The letter, signed by Annette Robson on behalf of the group,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Lake District showcased in trailer released for new Peter Rabbit film starring James Cordenfour seconds into the showcase of the production, a stunning panoramic of Winde
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 49 minutes ago
four seconds into the showcase of the production, a stunning panoramic of Windermere shows off exactly how inspiring south Cumbria proved to Beatrix Potter, who penned the beloved books the film is adapted from. In April 2017, a film crew were... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Fire crews called to Barrow to tackle Egerton Court flat firestations around 7am. It is believed the property was empty at the time of the
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 49 minutes ago
stations around 7am. It is believed the property was empty at the time of the fire with no casualties reported. The Mail has approached Cumbria Fire and Rescue to ascertain if the fire is being treated as suspicious. This story will be u... Read more
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The News and Star
Hundreds air concerns overlatest Lakes zip wire planszip line at Thirlmere. A Facebook page called ‘Zip Off’ has been set up opposi
The News and Star / Posted an hour ago
zip line at Thirlmere. A Facebook page called ‘Zip Off’ has been set up opposing the plans and has nearly 800 supporters. Cumbrian firm Treetop Trek unveiled its vision to create a new zip wire attraction in July, ahead of submitting a planning... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Workington town centre car park plans withdrawnthat isn’t just another car park.” Last month the county council announced pla
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted an hour ago
that isn’t just another car park.” Last month the county council announced plans to relocate staff from its current site to West Cumbria House at Lillyhall, alongside the HMRC call centre. The move is set to happen next month at th... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Hundreds air concerns over latest Lakes zip wire planszip line at Thirlmere. A Facebook page called ‘Zip Off’ has been set up opposi
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted an hour ago
zip line at Thirlmere. A Facebook page called ‘Zip Off’ has been set up opposing the plans and has nearly 800 supporters. Cumbrian firm Treetop Trek unveiled its vision to create a new zip wire attraction in July, ahead of submitting a planning... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Your guide to this weekend's Taste Cumbria festivalThree days of foodie fun kick off in Cockermouth today. The three-day Taste Cu
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted an hour ago
Three days of foodie fun kick off in Cockermouth today. The three-day Taste Cumbria festival has masses on offer. All palettes and ages are catered for with a range of activities and entertainment in a selection of town centre locations. They... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Furness and Millom ready to lock horns in derby tusslehosts making the most of their chances and taking the victory 27-12. Furness w
North-West Evening Mail / Posted an hour ago
hosts making the most of their chances and taking the victory 27-12. Furness welcome back scrum half Sam Dutton for the Cumbria League clash against Millom. He will add a new dimension to the back-line with his get-up-and-go attitude. Improving... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow Island and Askam out to end their regular seasons in styleConference ahead of the game against Warrington-based Woolston. “It was a big
North-West Evening Mail / Posted an hour ago
Conference ahead of the game against Warrington-based Woolston. “It was a big step up for many players coming out of the Cumbria League,” said Elliott. “It took while for them to adjust to a higher standard of rugby, but in recent games they have... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Your guide to this weekend's Taste Cumbria festivalThree days of foodie fun kick off in Cockermouth today. The three-day Taste Cu
North-West Evening Mail / Posted an hour ago
Three days of foodie fun kick off in Cockermouth today. The three-day Taste Cumbria festival has masses on offer. All palettes and ages are catered for with a range of activities and entertainment in a selection of town centre locations. They... Read more
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The News and Star
Your guide to this weekend's Taste Cumbria festivalThree days of foodie fun kick off in Cockermouth today. The three-day Taste Cu
The News and Star / Posted 2 hours ago
Three days of foodie fun kick off in Cockermouth today. The three-day Taste Cumbria festival has masses on offer. All palettes and ages are catered for with a range of activities and entertainment in a selection of town centre locations. They... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington town centre car park plans withdrawnthat isn’t just another car park.” Last month the county council announced pla
The News and Star / Posted 2 hours ago
that isn’t just another car park.” Last month the county council announced plans to relocate staff from its current site to West Cumbria House at Lillyhall, alongside the HMRC call centre. The move is set to happen next month at th... Read more
2h
The News and Star
Maternity – has the decision been taken?children who have to travel 40 miles to Carlisle to reach a consultant. The ca
The News and Star / Posted 2 hours ago
children who have to travel 40 miles to Carlisle to reach a consultant. The campaign group has now written to NHS North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) boss Stephen Childs. The letter, signed by Annette Robson on behalf of the group,... Read more
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The News and Star
Elderly bag snatch victim's shocking injuries revealedof any situation." Police are investigating how Mrs Lee sustained the injuries
The News and Star / Posted 2 hours ago
of any situation." Police are investigating how Mrs Lee sustained the injuries, and the reports that her handbag was removed by a woman. Anyone with information is asked to call Cumbria Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 55... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Your guide to this weekend's Taste Cumbria festivalThree days of foodie fun kick off in Cockermouth today. The three-day Taste Cu
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 hours ago
Three days of foodie fun kick off in Cockermouth today. The three-day Taste Cumbria festival has masses on offer. All palettes and ages are catered for with a range of activities and entertainment in a selection of town centre locations. They... Read more
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Whitehaven News
New care boundaries unveiled by the NHSchanging needs of the population. ICCs have been established to address that.
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 hours ago
changing needs of the population. ICCs have been established to address that. Stephen Eames, lead for West, North and East Cumbria Health and Care Partnership, said:“We know that the current system isn’t working and things need to change to put... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Six months of roadworks for Aspatria town centreand businesses in the area will remain open as usual." The project has been ca
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 hours ago
and businesses in the area will remain open as usual." The project has been carefully planned in conjunction with Cumbria County Council. Matty McBride, construction services area manager for Northern Gas Networks, said: “We have worked... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
New care boundaries unveiled by the NHSchanging needs of the population. ICCs have been established to address that.
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 hours ago
changing needs of the population. ICCs have been established to address that. Stephen Eames, lead for West, North and East Cumbria Health and Care Partnership, said:“We know that the current system isn’t working and things need to change to put... Read more
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The News and Star
All set for Taste Cumbria fun in CockermouthTaste Cumbria returns to Cockermouth this weekend. Launch events take place to
The News and Star / Posted 11 hours ago
Taste Cumbria returns to Cockermouth this weekend. Launch events take place tomorrow, with lots of activities scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. Main Street and Market Place will be lined with stalls on both days, open from 10am to 5pm, and free... Read more
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The News and Star
Leading Cumbria business celebrates 150th anniversary in style with night of artistic excellenceA TOP Cumbrian business celebrated its 150th anniversary in style with a major
The News and Star / Posted 11 hours ago
A TOP Cumbrian business celebrated its 150th anniversary in style with a major event in Carlisle. Around 200 people joined representatives of Armstrong Watson, the leading independent financial and business advisory company in the north of England... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Leading Cumbria business celebrates 150th anniversary in style with night of artistic excellenceA TOP Cumbrian business celebrated its 150th anniversary in style with a major
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
A TOP Cumbrian business celebrated its 150th anniversary in style with a major event in Carlisle. Around 200 people joined representatives of Armstrong Watson, the leading independent financial and business advisory company in the north of England... Read more
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The News and Star
Major road that was blocked by stuck vehicle has reopened, say policeCumbria Police has confirmed that the A591 at Bassenthwaite between Keswick and
The News and Star / Posted 12 hours ago
Cumbria Police has confirmed that the A591 at Bassenthwaite between Keswick and The Castle Inn has now reopened. Earlier this evening, the force had tweeted that the road was blocked because a vehicle had become stuck. A spokeswoman declined to give... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Final call to nominate your community heroesIt's the final countdown for you to nominate your community heroes! Nomination
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 hours ago
It's the final countdown for you to nominate your community heroes! Nominations close on September 29 for the West Cumbria Community Heroes Awards 2017, run by The Whitehaven News and Times & Star. With your help, we want to recognise those who... Read more
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The News and Star
Motorists urged to avoid major Cumbrian road after vehicle gets stuckCumbria Police are this evening warning motorists to avoid the A591 at Bassenth
The News and Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Cumbria Police are this evening warning motorists to avoid the A591 at Bassenthwaite between Keswick and The Castle Inn. A spokeswoman for the force said that a vehicle has become stuck on the road. She declined to release any other details about... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
All set for Taste Cumbria fun in CockermouthTaste Cumbria returns to Cockermouth this weekend. Launch events take place to
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Taste Cumbria returns to Cockermouth this weekend. Launch events take place tomorrow (Friday), with lots of activities scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. Main Street and Market Place will be lined with stalls on both days, open from 10am to 5pm,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Police issue warning over dangers of 'legal highs' after canisters found in Ulverston parkwarning youths about the dangerous effects of legal highs, after a series of ca
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
warning youths about the dangerous effects of legal highs, after a series of canisters were found in a park. Officers from Cumbria Constabulary were contacted after a woman found two canisters of Nitrous Oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, in... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Farm machinery company boosts farmers' housing charityfarm machinery company New Holland gave a £5,000 cheque to the Addington Fund,
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
farm machinery company New Holland gave a £5,000 cheque to the Addington Fund, a charity that is renovating two barns in Cumbria. The stone-built properties at Crosthwaite, near Kendal, have been donated by Mrs Peter Cartmell, of High Cartmell... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow history lovers offered chance to travel along lost railways through innovative art exhibitiontonight (21). Lost and Found is the exciting new interactive video installatio
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
tonight (21). Lost and Found is the exciting new interactive video installation, featuring Barrovian audio histories by Cumbrian artist Amy Story who was selected as part of the Lost Stations Open Call 2017. The free exhibition launches with a... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Cumbria in Bloom award winners announced this afternoonTOWNS and villages in South Lakeland and Eden have won prizes at this afternoon
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
TOWNS and villages in South Lakeland and Eden have won prizes at this afternoon's ‘Cumbria in Bloom, Pride in Your Community’ Awards.' More than 30 awards have been presented to local groups concerned about improving their local environment in the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Senior role sees management of farms united for collegeA CUMBRIAN agricultural college is to unite the management of its four learning
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
A CUMBRIAN agricultural college is to unite the management of its four learning farms with the appointment of one senior role. The new role of Head of Farms will spearhead the initiative giving students ever more valuable hands on experience of... Read more
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The News and Star
New care boundaries unveiled by the NHSchanging needs of the population. ICCs have been established to address that.
The News and Star / Posted 18 hours ago
changing needs of the population. ICCs have been established to address that. Stephen Eames, lead for West, North and East Cumbria Health and Care Partnership, said:“We know that the current system isn’t working and things need to change to put... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Two men arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting 30-old woman in Barrowtime, and saw anything suspicious, or have any information, please let us know.
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
time, and saw anything suspicious, or have any information, please let us know." The two men, aged 26 and 47 from south Cumbria, have been released under investigation. Officers would like to hear from anyone with any information about this... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
MP Trudy Harrison talks investment, boundary reviews and maternity services at Copeland meetingwith the area’s leading industries over the summer as well as being elected to
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
with the area’s leading industries over the summer as well as being elected to the Education Select Committee. Millom Cumbria County Councillor, Doug Wilson, said: "The meeting was a very useful exchange of ideas and information. "Trudy... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow businesses pull together in a bid to clean up town centre streetsa Big Clean in the town centre. Love Barrow Town Centre is a collective initia
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
a Big Clean in the town centre. Love Barrow Town Centre is a collective initiated by Barrow BID, Barrow Borough Council, Cumbria County Council, John Woodcock MP and The Mail. Its core aim is to restore pride in the town centre and to kick-start... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Urswick Brownies to celebrate 40 years of passing girl guiding joy down through the generationsto the 1st Urswick Brownies from 1980 onwards. Mrs Salway also acted as members
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
to the 1st Urswick Brownies from 1980 onwards. Mrs Salway also acted as membership support co-ordinator for Girlguiding Cumbria South and, as an outstanding pillar of the community, she was given the Diamond Champions Award from the Women’s... Read more
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The News and Star
Air ambulance flies patient to hospital following town centre incidentAn air ambulance has flown a casualty to hospital following an incident in West
The News and Star / Posted 19 hours ago
An air ambulance has flown a casualty to hospital following an incident in West Cumbria. A land ambulance attended a house on Oxford Street in Workington just before 2pm today and the patient was later flown to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary by the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Air ambulance flies patient to hospital following town centre incidentAn air ambulance has flown a casualty to hospital following an incident in West
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 hours ago
An air ambulance has flown a casualty to hospital following an incident in West Cumbria. A land ambulance attended a house on Oxford Street in Workington just before 2pm today and the patient was later flown to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary by the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Air ambulance flies patient to hospital following town centre incidentAn air ambulance has flown a casualty to hospital following an incident in West
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 19 hours ago
An air ambulance has flown a casualty to hospital following an incident in West Cumbria. A land ambulance attended a house on Oxford Street in Workington just before 2pm today and the patient was later flown to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary by the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
‘We want to learn from legal bill’: Cumbria County Council reveals lessons learned from Amey disputeTHE chief executive of Cumbria County Council says the authority is 'fully comm
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
THE chief executive of Cumbria County Council says the authority is 'fully committed' to learning lessons from a legal dispute which cost taxpayers millions of pounds. The council was left with a £21.6m bill after a dispute with highways contractor... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
South Lakes firm praised for innovative methodsCompany are based in Lindale. The farm holding expands to over 1000 acres. Lan
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
Company are based in Lindale. The farm holding expands to over 1000 acres. Landlords include the National Trust, RSPB and Cumbria Wildlife Trust, as well as private land owners. The Countryfile Episode will broadcast on October 1, featuring David... Read more
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The News and Star
Search continues for man following armed attack in Whitehavenin connection with a report of a domestic assault on the same day, in which a w
The News and Star / Posted 21 hours ago
in connection with a report of a domestic assault on the same day, in which a woman suffered serious facial injuries. Cumbria Constabulary is appealing to members of the public to help with locating the man and urge anyone with information... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Search continues for man following armed attack in Whitehavenin connection with a report of a domestic assault on the same day, in which a w
Whitehaven News / Posted 21 hours ago
in connection with a report of a domestic assault on the same day, in which a woman suffered serious facial injuries. Cumbria Constabulary is appealing to members of the public to help with locating the man and urge anyone with information... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
All set for food festival funTASTE Cumbria returns to Cockermouth this weekend. Launch events take place to
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 21 hours ago
TASTE Cumbria returns to Cockermouth this weekend. Launch events take place tonight, with lots of activities scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. Main Street and Market Place will be lined with stalls, open from 10am to 5pm, and free cookery demos... Read more
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This is West Country
Bridgwater Ploughing Match is a cut aboveploughman descend on a field in Huntworth on Saturday morning. Participants ha
This is West Country / Posted 21 hours ago
ploughman descend on a field in Huntworth on Saturday morning. Participants had travelled from as far afield as Kent and Cumbria to take part, with between 500 and 1,000 people going along to watch proceedings. Judges were on hand to assess the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Elderly woman's bag snatched as she lay seriously hurt on floorin our community but also some real horrible nasty ones who will take advantage
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
in our community but also some real horrible nasty ones who will take advantage of any situation." Anyone with information that may help the investigation is asked to call Cumbria Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria police hunt Whitehaven man in connection with serious domestic assault and Windermere Road incidentCUMBRIA police are still attempting to trace Whitehaven man sought in connectio
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
CUMBRIA police are still attempting to trace Whitehaven man sought in connection with a report of a serious domestic assault and a vehicle damage incident. Curtis Kirkbride, 27, of Kinniside Avenue is wanted in connection with a report of a domestic... Read more
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The News and Star
Freemasons donate £135,000 to charityhas been awarded to local charities by the Cumberland and Westmorland Freemason
The News and Star / Posted 22 hours ago
has been awarded to local charities by the Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons. They donated £10,000 each to six Cumbrian organisations including West House and West Cumbria Carers. In addition the London-based Masonic Charitable... Read more
22h
The News and Star
Six months of roadworks for Cumbrian town centreand businesses in the area will remain open as usual." The project has been ca
The News and Star / Posted 22 hours ago
and businesses in the area will remain open as usual." The project has been carefully planned in conjunction with Cumbria County Council. Matty McBride, construction services area manager for Northern Gas Networks, said: “We have worked... Read more
22h
The News and Star
Elderly woman's bag snatched as she lay seriously hurt on floorin our community but also some real horrible nasty ones who will take advantage
The News and Star / Posted 22 hours ago
in our community but also some real horrible nasty ones who will take advantage of any situation." Anyone with information that may help the investigation is asked to call Cumbria Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Sign up for charity's anniversary fundraising walk30th anniversary. The six-mile Moonlight Memories Walk in Whitehaven will take
Whitehaven News / Posted 22 hours ago
30th anniversary. The six-mile Moonlight Memories Walk in Whitehaven will take place on October 6 for Hospice at Home West Cumbria. Two pre-registration events will take place this Saturday where fundraisers can collect their t-shirt, walker... Read more
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