Summer opening for new Wetherspoon pub

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April 18, 2014

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has announced its new pub in Penrith town centre is set for a summer opening.
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Celtic Nation step up police security

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April 18, 2014
Celtic Nation step up police security

Security is being stepped up to stop football fans causing trouble by bringing flares and fireworks to matches in Carlisle.
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Cumbrian man jailed for eight years for knife attack on love rival

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April 18, 2014
Cumbrian man jailed for eight years for knife attack on love rival

A knifeman has been jailed for eight years for repeatedly stabbing a love rival in a frenzied attack.
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Nuclear role talk

RORY O'Neil, of Sellafield, is to address the Cumbria and North Lancashire Fabian Society on April 25 at the Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, at 6.30pm.
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Tree survey planned in Ambleside

WINDERMERE Reflections, in partnership with the Civic Trust and the University of Cumbria, is running a tree survey of Ambleside, the results of which will go on to a national database to gain a true picture of tree health throughout the country.
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Lawyers to demand tougher sentence for Millom double axe killer

Lawyers to demand tougher sentence for Millom double axe killer

PROSECUTORS are planning to launch a bid to increase the sentence of a Millom killer who axed his mother and sister to death.
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Film-making pair will capture 8,500-mile Ulverston to China challenge

Film-making pair will capture 8,500-mile Ulverston to China challenge

ANYONE planning to get away over the bank holiday weekend might be dreading a long car journey and heavy traffic. But spare a thought for two film-makers who have agreed to drive from Ulverston to Beijing as part of a month-long charity challenge.
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Drunken man took car and crashed into trailer in Barrow

A DRUNKEN man took a car and crashed it into an advertising trailer in Barrow before getting a taxi back into town.
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Helicopter to drop stones on ridge

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April 18, 2014

The path from Striding Edge to Helvellyn in the Lake District is to be repaired with stones dropped by helicopter.
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Cumbria biker deaths stark warning

Cumbria biker deaths stark warning

MOTORISTS have been urged to be vigilant ahead of one of the busiest weekends of the year after five people were killed and two seriously injured in three weeks on Cumbria roads.
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Amount of infections in South Cumbria hospitals cut but targets missed

DEADLY hospital infections have been slashed by two thirds in South Cumbria’s hospitals – although targets are still being missed.
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Ten ‘red list’ bird species spotted during Big Farmland Bird Count in Cumbria

CUMBRIAN farmers recorded 10 ‘red list’ species after rising to the challenge of the first annual Big Farmland Bird Count.
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‘Hardworking’ Cumbrrian MP shrugs off Twitter critics

‘Hardworking’  Cumbrrian MP shrugs off  Twitter critics

AN MP criticised for non-political work says he is spending more on his staff because of a sharp rise in his constituency workload.
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Furness brewery launches its own ale

AN ULVERSTON real ale has been launched at the Fisherman’s Hotel at Baycliff overlooking Morecambe Bay.
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Can you help solve this Kendal wartime mystery?

WITHIN just weeks of opening, staff at a vintage charity shop have found themselves trying to solve a real wartime mystery.
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Cumbria roads policed by extra patrols for bike safety

CUMBRIA Police are deploying extra patrols over the bank holiday weekend to ensure road safety for motorcyclists and drivers.
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Walkers invited to follow in footsteps of Alfred Wainwright along the Pennine Way

SEASONED long distance walkers are invited to retrace the steps of Alfred Wainwright in the Pennine Journey Memorial Walk.
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Ulverston death sparks fears of drug menace’s return

Ulverston death sparks fears of drug menace’s return

WARNING Coroner Ian SmithTHE death of an Ulverston man who choked on his own vomit has led to fears that methadone abuse is “rearing its head” in the area.
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Ulverston man denies camera theft and order breach

AN ULVERSTON man accused of theft and harassment is to stand two separate trials.
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Millom man’s sentencing date due over child abuse images

Millom man’s sentencing date due over child abuse images

A COURT date is due to be set for the sentencing of a Millom man who admitted downloading images of child abuse.
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Reward offered after cruel slaughter on Cumbria allotment

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April 18, 2014

Investigations are continuing after ferrets, ducks and chickens were killed on a Penrith allotment.
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