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A Cumbrian tattoo artist swaps his inks for oil paints to help him make a living during lockdown.

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The scheme would see about 155 square kilometres added - six per cent of its current footprint.

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But a stalemate continues in Manchester as local leaders resist central government's proposals.

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All parts of the UK have brought in varying levels of extra restrictions as coronavirus cases grow.

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We answer some of your questions about the rapidly changing rules and restrictions in the UK.

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People in London, Essex and York will be banned from meeting people outside their home from Saturday.

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Use our search tool to find out about coronavirus rules and restrictions where you live.

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Areas where transmission is highest in England are shutting gyms, but does the science support it?

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Some people across the UK have been able to form "support bubbles" or "extended households".

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Lauren Ankers moved to Windermere to recover after being addicted to drugs.

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A Cumbrian charity says if they cannot start trading soon they will not be around next year.

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A fundraiser completes the Three Peaks challenge in a diving suit weighing 130lb (59kg).

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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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