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Cumbria County Council says it has awarded a contract and work should start in May.

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The 20m attraction houses more than 40 historic vessels and a conservation workshop.

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Right-wing extremism is not being taken seriously enough, a former counter terror expert warns.

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Paul Barnes said he was relieved because the conviction had caused him 18 months of "turmoil".

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Sharon Hesketh is handed a suspended sentence for stealing 2,735 from the three men.

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Those in favour said the mine would bring desperately needed jobs in West Cumbria.

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A Carlisle organisation, which uses funds from Comic Relief, helped a couple struggling after the birth of their daughter.

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A father says access to the drug Orkambi would help his four-year-old daughter.

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Scafell Pike is a big draw for walkers but too often they are not properly prepared, rescuers say.

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Childcare is not an issue for the humorously named Sweaty Mamas gym group.

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The rare lunar rainbow was photographed over Cumbria during the super worm moon.

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It is hoped the first projects backed by the recently-announced funding could start before the end of the year.

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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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