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Motorists travelling on the A591 in the Windermere and Ambleside area are being advised to expect delays this evening (Thursday April 26th) due to a charity event. Hundreds are expected to run the 3.7 miles from White Cross Bay to the Brathay Trust, in honour of Matt Campbell, who collapsed and died that distance from […]

Staff at Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) have been recognised for their outstanding efforts and hard work, as part of the Trust’s reward and recognition scheme. The Amazing People Recognition Awards, now in their second year, give staff the opportunity to nominate colleagues who they feel deserve to be recognised for going the extra […]

A man has been sent to prison in connection with non-recent abuse and cruelty committed at a South Lakeland school. Derrick William Cooper, 77, of Hillberry Green, Isle of Man, appeared today (April 26th) at Carlisle Crown Court where he was sentenced to 1 year and 8 months for one offence each of assault and […]

Cumbria Police have this afternoon been investigating a threat made to employees at Cumbria County Council. The County Council, in accordance with protocol, shut down both the Busher Walk, Kendal, and Parkhouse, Carlisle premises. Armed police were deployed to those premises as a precaution. A 52-year-old Kendal person has now been arrested in connection with […]

Lancashire County Council is consulting on proposals to change the way it maintains street lights following the introduction of more-reliable LED lamps. The council has been replacing the old-style sodium lamps with LED lamps for a number of years, with around 103,000 of the county’s 151,000 street lights now upgraded to LEDs. A further programme […]

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