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The historic first ever election for the new Westmorland and Furness Council has concluded. Voters went to the polls yesterday to elect 65 councillors in 33 new wards across the Barrow Borough, Eden District and South Lakeland District council areas to the new unitary authority. The full results for the Westmorland and Furness Council elections […]

A paramedic from the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) has achieved a significant milestone by flying a jet suit untethered in the Lake District for the first time. This is building on the success of the first exercise that was carried out back in September 2020 with Gravity Industries, and they have since partnered […]

The Lake District National Park Authority is delighted a group of woodlands within the Rusland Valley have been chosen as part of a nationwide network of 70 Ancient Woodlands to be dedicated to The Queen in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee. The Queen’s Green Canopy recently announced the network of 70 Ancient Woodlands and 70 […]

The new exhibition at the Lancaster Maritime Museum features the stunning photography of celebrated photographer Tessa Bunney. Morecambe Bay inshore fishing families do not say that they are going fishing, they say that they are ‘going to the sand’ and Tessa has worked alongside them over many months getting to know them and documenting their […]

Grasmere Police are investigating a reported theft. The incident occurred at the car park next to The Swan Inn, Grasmere, between the 14th and 19th April. Three digger buckets and a Hydraulic Pecker have been taken. Police are appealing for any witnesses or information that can help identify those involved or recover the items taken. […]

A multi-million pound project to eliminate onsite CO2 emissions generated by Salt Ayre Leisure Centre has been completed. Lancaster City Council received £6.8million in funding from the government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) to replace the leisure centre’s gas boilers with a two-stage heat pump system, external LED lighting and upgraded glazing to reduce energy […]

A Barrow man has been charged with online child sexual offences. Darren Rybak, 50 of Nelson Street, Barrow, has been charged with: Adult attempt to meet a girl under 16 years following grooming (s15 SOA) Adult attempt to engage in sexual communication with a child (s15A SOA) He has been remanded in custody. Rybak was […]

Communities across South Cumbria will benefit to the tune of £50,000 this year thanks to the generosity of local family-owned business, Lakeland. Charitable and not-for-profit organisations that improve the health and wellbeing of local people, and projects that protect the environment, can apply for a share of the funding provided by the kitchen and homeware […]

Drivers planning to travel through Cumbria this afternoon are being advised the northbound M6 is likely to remain closed north of Penrith for several hours following a serious collision shortly before noon today (Thursday 28 April). The incident involved an empty waste tanker travelling northbound between junction 41 and junction 42 of the motorway.  The […]

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) is one of the first NHS Trust’s to say ‘Bye Bye Bleep’ as is it replaces the traditional pager ‘bleep’ system with pioneering new smartphone technology for the majority its clinical staff. The new smartphone-based system will go live on Tuesday 3 May 2022 and will […]