VIDEO: Mine undergoes £250,000 restoration

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September 15, 2014

Nenthead Mine, considered one of Europe's best preserved former lead mines, is being given a £250,000 make over.
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Judges have no beef with grass-fed Aberdeen Angus cattle

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September 15, 2014

TWO Eden beef farmers are celebrating an industry accolade for their grass-fed Aberdeen Angus cattle.
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NFU and Lancashire Police join forces to create rural crime database

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September 15, 2014

A DATABASE launched by Lancashire Police and the National Farmers’ Union is looking to turn the county into a no-go area for thieves.
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Storth man Matthew is a bright spark

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September 15, 2014

A BRIGHT spark from South Lakeland has successfully completed an apprenticeship scheme and secured a permanent position which will see him work to keep the lights on across the region.
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Dementia friendly community

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September 15, 2014

Low Furness and Ulverston Local Area Partnership (LAP) are making progress towards creating a dementia friendly community.
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UPDATED: Cumbrian rail line reopened after fatality

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September 15, 2014

A person has died after being hit by a train on the West Coast Main Line between Penrith and Carlisle, British Transport Police has confirmed.
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Young people offered chance to try fishing

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September 15, 2014

THE Environment Agency (EA) is working with the Angling Trust to urge schools to offer young people the chance to try fishing.
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Shrewsbury Town v Carlisle United

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September 15, 2014

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League Two game between Shrewsbury Town and Carlisle United.
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Dairy farmers get offered support

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September 15, 2014

THE Prince’s Dairy Initiative is looking for traditional family dairy farmers to join the the third year of this innovative programme offering support and business advice to those running small and medium-sized herds.
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Cumbria rail delays after person hit by train

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September 15, 2014

TRAIN services are being delayed in Cumbria as a person has been hit by a train.
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Metal ramps stolen from front of property in Holme

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September 15, 2014

TWO 8ft galvanised metal ramps have been stolen from the front of a house on Trinity Drive, Holme.
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Coniston Mountain rescuers called out to injured mountain biker in Grizedale Forest

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September 15, 2014

CONISTON mountain rescuers were called out to attend to a female mountain biker who came off her bike in Grizedale Forest.
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Grasmere mum-of-three claimed nearly £13,500 in benefits and tax reductions, court hears

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September 15, 2014

A WOMAN who fraudulently claimed nearly £13,500 in benefits and tax reductions has been handed a suspended prison sentence by magistrates.
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Tiger victim ‘suffered deep wounds’

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September 15, 2014

A zoo keeper died after sustaining deep puncture wounds from a tiger and appeared to have been dragged along the ground, an inquest hears.
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Person hit by train near Penrith – services delayed by up to two hours

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September 15, 2014

THE line between Penrith and Carlisle is blocked after a person was hit by a train near Penrith.
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Sedbergh School goes to Belgium to honour fallen in war

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September 15, 2014

REPRESENTATIVES from Sedbergh School travelled to Belgium to honour the school’s fallen in World War One.
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Pupils who cycle to school offered safety training

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September 15, 2014

SECONDARY school students in Cumbria who cycle to school are being offered free Bikeability training to help keep them safe on the roads.
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Scheme for Britain’s 3,000 mile coastal path to be brought forward 10 years

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September 15, 2014

DEPUTY Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced that the Government is going to more than double the speed of building the Coastal Path, bringing completion of the project forward by ten years from 2030 to 2020.
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Dales Way to feature on national radio later this month

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September 15, 2014

THE Yorkshire Dales National Park will be highlighted in a new series on national radio later this month.
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Inquest: Cumbria zoo keeper had unsurvivable injuries after tiger attack

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September 15, 2014

A POST-MORTEM examination showed among Miss McClay's unsurvivable injuries were deep puncture wounds to the neck, the back of her body, both arms and her left foot.
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Inquest: Cumbria zoo keeper mauled by tiger was in her “dream job”

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September 15, 2014

A WOMAN mauled to death by a tiger at the wildlife park in Cumbria where she worked was doing her “dream job”, her mother has told an inquest.
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