VIDEO: Works hope at death junction

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July 22, 2014

A campaign to improve safety at a road junction on the A66 in Cumbria has persuaded the Highways Agency to consider improvement works.
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Leisure complex gets green light

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July 22, 2014

Plans to build a £9.4m leisure complex in Cumbria will go ahead, after councillors gave their approval.
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Child porn images were downloaded by mistake, man tells court

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July 22, 2014

A man downloaded hundreds of images of child pornography – some advertised as featuring children as young as three, a court has heard.
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Costa Coffee aims to expand in Kendal

HIGH street coffee giants Costa are planning an extension to their narrow premises in Kendal town centre.
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Ulverston ‘completely gridlocked’, councillor tells meeting

Ulverston ‘completely gridlocked’, councillor tells meeting

TAILBACKS Traffic building up on the east entry to Ulverston yesterday due to temporary traffic lights HARRY ATKINSON REF: 50065933B000FRUSTRATED drivers in Ulverston faced long tailbacks after roadworks left a town in “gridlock”.
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Leisure centre go-ahead for Workington

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July 22, 2014
Leisure centre go-ahead for Workington

Artist's impression of the new leisure centreControversial plans for a new £9.41m leisure centre in Workington have been given the go-ahead by Allerdale council planners.
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Scouts get stuck in to build first community garden

GREEN-fingered Ulverston Scouts have transformed a patch of waste land into a flourishing community garden of flowers, fruit and vegetables.
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“Like” the Lake District and help the North West to win

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July 22, 2014

Cumbrians are being encouraged to support the North West region in a competition launched on a social media website.
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Fire Service picks up national award

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July 22, 2014

Delivering successful community safety and education schemes for children and young people has seen Cumbria County Council"s Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) scoop a national award.
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Fears over drug batch after death

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July 22, 2014

Police warn of a bad batch of cocaine and heroin in Cumbria, which may be linked to a recent death.
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Driver refused to take breath test

AN UNEMPLOYED Kendal man who refused to give a breath sample to police is to be sentenced next month.
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Man who took shopper’s cash is ordered to repay it

AN OPPORTUNIST thief who took £50 from the tray of a self-service checkout has been ordered to pay back the cash to its rightful owner.
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GMB North West paramedics vote in favour of industrial action

GMB paramedics and other ambulance staff look set to strike in a dispute over cover and allowances.
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UPDATED: Parking meters plans for Bowness, Ambleside and Kendal now ‘on ice’ after Tories call it in

CONTROVERSIAL plans to introduce parking meters in South Lakeland are to be temporarily put on ice.
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County council cash boost for Carlisle

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July 22, 2014

County councillors in Carlisle have today approved over £16k worth of grants for local causes and projects.
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Injured farmworker in emergency airlift

A 24-YEAR-OLD Eden farmworker was airlifted to hospital this morning after suffering a serious arm injury.
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Plea for more women tennis players

BURTON Tennis Club is short of women for its league teams. Anyone who is handy with a racquet can find out more from Phil Mann on 01524-782152.
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Holme hosts Festival of Sport

IT was sunshine all the way for Holme's third Festival of Sport when many villagers taking part were joined by visitors in the various sports activities on offer – most of them for free.
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Thousands poured into fixing Cumbria police vehicles

Thousands poured into fixing Cumbria police vehicles

pump perils Cumbria police have spent more than £9,000 on repairs to vehicles over the last five years after officers filled up with the wrong fuelPOLICE officers in Cumbria have cost the taxpayer more than £9,000 over the last five years – after filling up their cars with the wrong fuel.
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Cabinet set to make final decision on Workington secondary schools

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July 22, 2014

The next step towards transforming secondary education in Workington will be discussed by the council"s Cabinet this week (Thursday 24 July), with Councillors being recommended to approve the closure
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‘Unknown’ 30-year-old named tipped to takeover Hawes from Hague

LADBROKES have named local businessman Robin Scott as a hot favourite to become the next MP serving Hawes.
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