Cartmel party is blooming good fun

THE Cartmel commmunity joined together for a party in the garden of the Royal Oak Pub to support St Mary's Hospice and Cartmel In Bloom while also having lots of fun dancing, eating and playing games.
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School named in child abuse probe

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August 1, 2014

Police investigating allegations of historic child abuse probe activities at a former school in Cumbria.
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Weather warning for Lake District ahead of weekend downpour

The Met Office has issued a Lake District-wide weather warning for the weekend.
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Hospital trust’s chiefs hail ‘drastic’ slump in complaints

THE number of formal complaints made against local hospitals has dropped by a third in the last year.
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South Lakeland youngsters urged to take part in summer sports

YOUNG people are being given the chance to take part in a range of sports activities in the South Lakes during the school holidays.
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New police chief facing cuts of £10m

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August 1, 2014

Cumbria's new chief constable says providing a "visible and effective" police presence amid ongoing austerity is the biggest challenge he faces.
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Parade to mark centenary of First World War will go ahead

DETAILS of a parade marking the centenary of the start of the First World War have been revealed.
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Public backs Cumbrian man’s memorial cross

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August 1, 2014
Public backs Cumbrian man’s memorial cross

A 9ft tall cross which a man put up in memory of his wife on Workington slag banks has sparked a major debate.
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West Cumbrian man cleared of causing trucker’s death

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August 1, 2014
West Cumbrian man cleared of causing trucker’s death

A motorist who was accused of causing the death of a lorry driver in a head-on crash has walked free from court.
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Cumbrian model taking part in Total Warrior event for charity

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August 1, 2014
Cumbrian model taking part in Total Warrior event for charity

A model is swapping corsets for trainers as she prepares to take part in the Total Warrior challenge tomorrow.
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No plan to downgrade West Cumberland Hospital

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August 1, 2014
No plan to downgrade West Cumberland Hospital

West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven will NOT become a cottage hospital, health bosses have insisted.
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Affordable homes in Ingleton given thumbs up by district council

PLANNING permission has been granted for 15 affordable homes on land off Low Demesne Close, Ingleton.
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Extra care housing schemes in Ingleton and Bentham given green light

NORTH Yorkshire County Council is planning to develop two extra care housing schemes on sites in Craven.
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Long-awaited Kirkby Lonsdale to Skipton bus service launches – but residents told ‘use it or lose it’

RESIDENTS living on the border of Cumbria and North Yorkshire have been told to ‘use or lose’ their new bus service.
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Project offers a big boost to help farmers in the Dales

A NEW two-year project aims to help Yorkshire Dales farmers get the most from their businesses.
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Four hurt in Yorkshire Dales crash

FOUR people were taken to hospital, three with serious injuries, after a two-vehicle crash on the A684 in the Yorkshire Dales.
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Man fined for contravening Ingleton tree preservation order

A MAN who was twice told that he was in breach of a tree preservation order continued to construct a driveway which threatened a beech and sycamore, magistrates were told.
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Fifty-three Cumbrian motorists caught under influence of drink or drugs during summer campaign

A SUMMER drink drive campaign run by Cumbria Constabulary has seen a small increase in the number of mororists caught driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
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Police seize illegal substances during operation at Kendal Calling site

DOZENS of Kendal Calling festival-goers have been stripped of illegal substances during a police operation to clamp down on drug use.
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South Lakes firms bloom at RHS Tatton Show

GREEN-fingered locals have taken prizes for their entries at the prestigious RHS Tatton Show.
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Behind the news: Think carefully before you go seeking sun and fun

IN THE last two scorching weeks, the coastguard, fell rescuers and air ambulance services have been called to the aid of scores of people who have got into difficulty while out on the fells or in the Bay.
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