Public meeting organised to address issues over the growth of Cartmel

A TEAM of consultants has been commissioned to examine how a once sleepy South Lakeland village can adapt to its continual growth.
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Failed stadium ‘wrong from start’

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October 1, 2014

A council "ploughed on regardless" with plans to build a Whitehaven sports stadium that later failed, a report reveals.
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Owner calls for air gun rules review after pet cat shot

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October 1, 2014
Owner calls for air gun rules review after pet cat shot

A MAN whose pet cat had to be put down after being shot has called for stricter regulations on the use of air guns.
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Millom couple plagued by vermin demand action by council

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October 1, 2014

A DISABLED Millom couple who “cannot afford” to get rid of their rat problem say the council should foot the bill.
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Barrow film company seeking the next Spielberg

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October 1, 2014
Barrow film company seeking the next Spielberg

THE deadline is looming for budding filmmakers to apply to join a National Film Academy.
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Missing Milnthorpe teen urged to get in touch four days after going missing

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy has been missing from his home in Milnthorpe for four days.
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93 per cent rise in rapes reported to Cumbria police

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October 1, 2014
93 per cent rise in rapes reported to Cumbria police

Police say the number of sex offences are continuing to rise in Cumbria, with latest statistics showing reported rapes soaring by a staggering 93 per cent.
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Cumbrian midwives set to join NHS workers on strike

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October 1, 2014

Midwives in Cumbria are set to join other NHS workers in a national strike – the first in the 133-year history of the Royal College of Midwives.
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South Cumbria autumn slideshow

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October 1, 2014
South Cumbria autumn slideshow

AUTUMN WEATHER --- Pictures of Autumnal scenes from the Millom and Copeland area. // Year 7 pupils at Millom School work SPRING and summer may be the seasons of vivid colour as flowers bloom across fields and gardens – but autumn is far from dull.
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Supermarkets cut fuel prices in battle for Cumbrian customers

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October 1, 2014
Supermarkets cut fuel prices in battle for Cumbrian customers

Motorists across Cumbria are enjoying their lowest fuel prices in years, as supermarkets rush to slash the cost at the pump.
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Speed restriction after digger falls from trailer on M6

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October 1, 2014

One lane of the M6 motorway near Carlisle is closed after a digger fell from a trailer being towed by a Land Rover.
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Investigation after glass panel crashes to ground at Carlisle school

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October 1, 2014

An investigation has been launched after a glass panel crashed to the ground inside in a Carlisle secondary school.
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Calvin steps down from Haven role

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October 1, 2014

Former player Ralph Calvin steps down as Whitehaven chairman, and from the board of directors, with immediate effect.
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Millom townsfolk unite to recall war heroes

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October 1, 2014
Millom townsfolk unite to recall war heroes

A NOSTALGIC afternoon tea dance saw Millom commemorate the soldiers of the First World War.
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Cabinet approves funding for the Kendal Brewey Arts Centre Development

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October 1, 2014

South Lakeland District Council's Cabinet has agreed to contribute £35,000 towards design costs for a major development project at Kendal Brewery Art Centre.
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Carlisle prostitute stole from elderly man after sex – court

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October 1, 2014
Carlisle prostitute stole from elderly man after sex – court

A young woman sobbed as she told a judge she turned to prostitution to fund her addiction to crack cocaine.
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Arts venue wins vital funding to become cultural hub

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October 1, 2014
Arts venue wins vital funding to become cultural hub

A SOUTH Cumbria arts venue has secured vital funding for a new major development.
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Copeland council criticised over Pow Beck stadium project

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October 1, 2014
Copeland council criticised over Pow Beck stadium project

Copeland chief executive Paul Walker A controversial report which criticises Copeland council following the collapse of a £5 million sports stadium scheme has finally been published.
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Parents’ anguish over death fall payout

THE heartbroken parents of a boy who fell to his death while on the trip of a lifetime have been handed an out-of-court settlement after a two year struggle.
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Deadline for Carlisle Airport objections passes with no legal challenge

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October 1, 2014
Deadline for Carlisle Airport objections passes with no legal challenge

Carlisle AirportThe redevelopment of Carlisle Airport could be about to clear its last legal hurdle – because no objector is known to have lodged a legal challenge against the scheme’s latest planning approval.
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Carlisle man denies punching partner in face

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October 1, 2014

A man has appeared in court charged with attacking his partner.
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