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The work on Kendal's "Batman Bridge" follows temporary repairs after damage caused by Storm Desmond.

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Joss Naylor said it "always bothered him" that he didn't complete the Lake District Mountain Trail in 1962.

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Residents are angry the candidate they voted on to the council cannot take her seat.

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John MacMillan, 70, was found with serious chest and throat injuries at a house in Cumbria.

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He has walked the English and Welsh Coast in memory of his wife who died from cervical cancer.

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Five years since launch, more northern children live in "poor" households, despite economic growth.

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Paul Tierney conquered all 214 Wainwright's summits in six days and six hours.

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Reopening of a coal mine in Cumbria will create around 500 well-paid jobs, but with an inevitable environmental impact will people jump at the opportunity?

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A lorry driver is banned from driving for a year and given a suspended prison sentence after he was caught travelling at 89mph on the A66 in Cumbria.

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Was a castle on the border between England and Scotland the site of the first ever football match between the two nations?

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Paul Tierney climbed 214 Lake District peaks in six days and six hours.

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Holocaust survivors and their families recreate a photo taken in 1945.

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Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.


Push For Local Apprenticeships

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Cumbria council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.

Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013

LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Cumbria community.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

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