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The move aims to encourage people to bring empty properties back into use.

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Some councils aim to fill potholes within minutes but others take more than a day, new figures show.

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Shane Fletcher, 21, blamed Jewish and non-white people in Cumbria for his joblessness, a jury hears.

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The pair became drug runners in exchange for wiping out their debts, a court hears.

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The rail operator tells councillors the area will be the first to benefit from a new fleet of trains.

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The proposed closures, affecting 1,045 staff, are part of its plan to shut more than 100 stores by 2022.

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Barny, Katus and their children use a compost toilet and say their lifestyle is liberating.

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The Travel Show's Christa Larwood takes two wolves for a stroll and learns how to howl with them.

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"Britain's most inspiring maniac" tells us why he chooses to live in a Lake District village.

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Sara Barnes started wild swimming after surgery and now swims all year round in the Lake District.

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The comedy duo posed on the car which advised motorists "a deadly sin is cutting in - cut it out".

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Four people feature on the Lake District currency launched to promote local shopping.

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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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