‘The greatest factory on earth’

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July 31, 2014

Museum tells story of WW1 munitions factory
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Lake District hotel to use water from England’s largest to heat all of its rooms

A LAKE District hotel is to planning to introduce pioneering technology which will use energy in England’s largest lake to meet most of its energy needs and substantially reduce its carbon emissions.
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North Lonsdale raises the bar as show season begins

THE Westmorland show season opened with a jam-packed event in Furness which attracted praise from competitors, visitors and judges alike.
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Long train delays after man threatens to jump from bridge

TRAVELLERS using the West Coast Main Line today faced lengthy delays following an incident involving a man threatening to jump from a Lancaster railway bridge.
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Traders in Furness pass under-age alcohol test

SHOPS in Furness have been praised after all nine premises visited in an undercover test purchase operation refused to sell alcohol to a 15-year-old volunteer.
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Gardening show recorded on the lake

A SPECIAL recording of Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time took place on ‘The MV Teal’ steamer on the waters of Windermere on Monday night.
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Call for safety spending to curb Cumbria road deaths toll

CUMBRIA is among the six worst areas in the country for the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads year-on-year, new figures claim.
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Sun and sand proves winning combination at Cumbria family fun day

Sun and sand proves winning combination at Cumbria family fun day

YOUNGSTERS enjoyed the summer sun – for now – with a family fun day at Sandscale Haws.
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Highways team to carry out resurfacing work in Barrow

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July 30, 2014

Cumbria County Council is carrying out essential road maintenance works from Monday 4 August at Friars Lane, Barrow which will last for approximately one week.
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Helm Hill’s Tom Addison keeps his feet on the ground as penultimate English Championship race looms

KENDAL runner Tom Addison is in pole position heading into next month’s penultimate English Championship race at Sedbergh Hills.
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Hospital pharmacies sell-off plan ‘in very early stages’, say Morecambe Bay health bosses

PROPOSALS to privatise hospital pharmacies would make a huge difference to patients, say NHS trust bosses.
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Yakub Bhamji records five-for as Morecambe defeat Netherfield

A FIVE wicket haul from Yakub Bhamji helped Morecambe skittle Netherfield out for 153 on their way to victory at a sun-soaked Woodhill Lane.
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Husband and wife celebrate Lakeland 100 victories

AN ATHLETIC couple who fell in love at a running club are celebrating after completing the double at one of the most spectacular long distance races on UK shores.
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Kendal’s Parkin and Miller survive final three overs to frustrate Darwen bowlers

SKIPPER Stu Parkin and Chris Miller batted out the final three overs to give Kendal an unlikely losing draw against fourth-placed Darwen at Shap Road.
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Bolton-le-Sands road racer Jack Pullar looks ahead to Commonwealth Games debut this weekend

BOLTON-le-Sands cyclist Jack Pullar hopes the crowds come out in their droves to inspire his team to glory when he makes his first ever appearance at the Commonwealth Games this weekend.
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Kendal youngsters return from USA tournament with heads held high

WHILE England’s national football team crashed out of the World Cup in dismal fashion, a small junior club from Kendal enjoyed a much more fruitful trip to the Americas this summer.
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Search to recruit Barrow firefighting crew to tackle major incidents

Search to recruit Barrow firefighting crew to tackle major incidents

UP to 10 new on-call firefighters are being recruited for a new back-up engine in Barrow to be introduced as part of controversial savings measures.
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Carus Green Golf Club to open new academy

AN EXCITING new development at Kendal’s Carus Green Golf Club opens on Friday.
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Ulverston volunteer wins praise for church gardening

Ulverston volunteer wins praise for church gardening

A VOLUNTEER whose constant gardening has helped keep her local church looking picturesque for two decades, has been nominated for a Heart of Ulverston award.
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‘Everyone is fighting for a starting shirt now’ – Dave Foster calls on Kendal Town players to show their quality as season curtain raiser nears

KENDAL Town boss Dave Foster has called on his players to fight for a starting place in his team as the start of the Evo-Stik First Division North draws closer.
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Former GB hockey star visits Cumbria school

FORMER Great Britain hockey player Charlotte Hartley visited Kirkby Stephen Grammar School to celebrate the success of an initiative encouraging more young people to take part in PE and school sport.
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