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Police investigating public order incident in Appleby

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 9:54am
POLICE are investigating a public order incident which occurred on Battebarrow, Appleby.

Criminal damage to cars in Eden

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 9:37am
TWO vehicles in Long Marton, near Appleby, were damaged in the early hours of Sunday (June 25).

Mountain biker dies following suspected cardiac arrest near Grasmere

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 9:20am
A WOMAN has died following a suspected cardiac arrest in Penny Rock Wood near Grasmere.

Carus Green now licensed for civil ceremonies following clubhouse expansion

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 8:04am
CARUS Green golf club has held an opening ceremony to celebrate its expansion with a modern, new extension.

Excitement building ahead of Sir Tom Jones concert

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 7:11am
THOUSANDS of racegoers and music fans are getting ready for what promises to be a sensational weekend as Tom Jones will play his first concert in the South Lakes in 50 years.

Top American fault band secured for last minute Kendal gig

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 5:13pm
A TOP American folk band with a huge cult following are to play in Kendal on American Independence Day, in a gig arranged at very short notice by music promoter and record label manager Bill Lloyd.

North West ambulance team attempts 999 tweets for 999’s birthday

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 4:42pm
FRIDAY (June 30) marks the 80th anniversary of the 999 emergency number and in a bid to mark the day, North West Ambulance Service’s (NWAS) Communications Team will attempt to tweet 999 of the 4,000 emergency calls the Trust receives each day.

Vicky's Six Things To Do This Week ....

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 4:30pm
What's on this week ...

Guide dog first for Carlisle Cathedral ordination service

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 4:29pm
A GUIDE dog will take a supporting role at one of the Diocese of Carlisle’s Ordination services this weekend.

Arts organisations receive funding thumbs up

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 4:27pm
ARTS organisations from across the region have been given a positive boost on the funding front.

Your guide to gigs in the Kendal area

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 4:00pm
THURSDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal: Blondie Tribute. Burgundys, Kendal: Luca Brasi Four . Unicorn Inn, Ambleside: Open Mic Night. Coronation Hall, Ulverston: Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.

Railway staff stand together against hate crime

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 2:30pm
RAILWAY staff from across the North West are standing together today (June 28) to reinforce the message that everyone has the right to travel safely whatever their race, religion, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other perceived difference.

Sedbergh is gearing up for this weekend's cycling festival

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 2:24pm
A SOUTH Lakeland town is gearing up for its 'biggest family event of the year' this weekend.

Shrimping trip lands catch for hotel group's Seafood Festival

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 2:23pm
AN educational fishing trip in Morecambe Bay has helped staff from a Cumbria based hotel group to land the perfect catch for a Seafood Festival this weekend.

New footpath will make it easier for children in Kirkby Lonsdale to get to and from school

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 1:52pm
A NEW footpath has opened which will make it safer for children to get to and from school in Kirkby Lonsdale.

Planners rebuild dilapidated building in Appleby

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 12:19pm
A DILAPIDATED and damaged building which has attracted complaints in an Eden town has been tidied up after legal notices were served on the owner.

Man jailed after being found in possession of flick knife on train at Oxenholme

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 10:56am
A MAN has been handed a jail term after he was arrested in possession of a flick knife on a train at Oxenholme station.

Retiring Lancs police chief takes on royal role

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 10:31am
LANCASHIRE has a new Deputy Lieutenant - Steve Finnigan, who retires as the county's chief constable tomorrow (Thursday).

Controversial Windermere Ferry ticket machines to be considered at full council

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 10:02am
Cumbria County Council is being asked to review the controversial Windermere Ferry ticket machines at its first meeting since the elections in May.

Latest travel updates at 8.15am

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 8:13am
Here is the latest on the local roads at 8.15am: