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Bishop reflects on a busy year and looks forward to 2018

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 3:44pm
The Rt Rev James Newcome, Bishop of Carlisle, reflects on an eventful year in 2017 and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in 2018

Woman to be sentenced for 'pointless' 999 call

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 2:41pm
AN ambulance made a 'pointless journey' to an address in Ulverston after a woman falsely called the emergency services, a court heard.

CLASSIC VINYL: no easy ride on their Marrakech Express

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 12:10pm
Crosby, Stills and Nash by Crosby, Stills and Nash recorded on Atlantic Records 1969, gatefold sleeve, value £50

Paralysed Kirkby Stephen man win approval for specialised bungalow

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 10:38am
A KIRKBY Stephen man who was left paralysed from the chest down by a life-changing accident has had permission granted for a specially designed bungalow.

LETTER: Sandgate Hydrotherapy Pool needs permanent funding

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 10:19am
I have been using Sandgate Hydrotherapy Pool for some time since I had two operations on my shoulder to keep me mobile and, apart from several weeks earlier in the year, have not had to receive physiotherapy.

Christmas dinner served up by Ambleside Masons

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 8:27am
AMBLESIDE Masons cooked and served Christmas dinner for almost 40 guests at the town's Masonic Lodge.

FAITH VIEWPOINT: a vision that combines science, art and social and ecological justice

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 7:06am
LONG wolfless centuries lie between us and the beauty of how Westmorland must have been. Legend has it that the last wolf in England was killed in the 14th Century on Cumbria's sea cliffs at Humphrey Head. Since then many of England's wonders have been hunted to extinction. Today the hills themselves are nearly dead; grazed to the bone by sheep bred for the pot, and occupied almost exclusively by grouse bred for the gun. The upland ecology is so badly degraded that rain gushes straight off the hillsides flooding towns and villages below.