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South Lakeland District Council said "limited guidance" resulted in backlogs and conflict.

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Council "culture" was blamed for the authority having twice the national average of sick days.

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Pupils are sent five million buttons after launching an appeal to commemorate Holocaust victims.

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A 4m bid for EU funding has been submitted to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Lake District.

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Phillip Kenway was linked to a Facebook page selling goods stolen from holiday homes.

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Zholia Alemi forged the will of an elderly patient to get her 1.3m estate.

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The father of a Morecambe football fan who uses a wheelchair says they want a match day experience like everyone else.

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The 22-year-old went over the side of a hotel to raise money for a cancer charity.

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Flights fail to land and trees are pulled from the ground as high winds cause disruption in the UK and Ireland.

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Prisons minister Rory Stewart says he is "disappointed" at protests in England and Wales.

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In his love letter to The Lakes, Paul Rose explores ways to get that Lake District 'glow'.

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Lincoln City's lead at the top of League Two is reduced to three points after Carlisle held them to a second-successive home stalemate.

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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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