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Lake District named one of happiest places in UK

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 5:16pm
THE LAKE District is one of the United Kingdom's happiest places according to a survey carried out by the Serviced Apartments Company (SACO).

Cardiac centre opens at Kendal's Westmorland General Hospital following £1 million revamp

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 4:41pm
A HOSPITAL health unit visited by more than 1,000 heart patients a year has re-opened following a £1 million plus investment.

Rucksack containing medication stolen from Grange

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 4:25pm
MEDICATION has been stolen from Grange this morning (August 23).

Bentham town councillors to consider 6kW wind turbine plan

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 4:24pm
PLANS for a 6kW wind turbine at Oak Tree House, Oak Tree Farm, Low Bentham are to be discussed by Bentham Town Council at its meeting on Monday, September 4.

Could you adopt a child in Lancashire? Find out more on September 5

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 4:10pm
LANCASHIRE County Council is asking people to think about growing their family through adoption.

Kendal solicitor defends lasting powers of attorney

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 4:03pm
A KENDAL solicitor is defending lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) after comments from a senior judge that power of attorney orders are open to financial abuse.

Levens dealership driven to help cancer charity Rosemere

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 3:51pm
STAFF at Levens car dealership PV Dobson and Sons have supplied Rosemere Cancer Foundation with its very own liveried van free-of-charge.

Floral displays earn praise for Carnforth Town Council

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 3:45pm
FLORAL displays dotted around Carnforth have earned praise for Carnforth Town Council.

Buzzards nesting at site of new homes planned for Carnforth, say residents

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 3:37pm
BUZZARDS are nesting at the proposed site of three new homes in Carnforth, according to residents.

Developers plan 61 apartments for older people on Flookburgh field

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 3:30pm
DEVELOPERS have their sights set on a Flookburgh field to build 61 apartments for older people.

Affordable housing plans for Ulverston Town Hall

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 2:51pm
PLANS to create 18 affordable flats at Ulverston Town Hall have been lodged with South Lakeland District Council.

RAC repair man unearths chef's cannabis supply crime

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 2:48pm
A SOUTH Cumbria chef has been sentenced today after he admitted a cannabis supply crime.

Ombudsman receives record number of complaints over rubbish collections

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 2:04pm
BIN collection complaints have risen to record levels nationally, new figures show.

Developer's bid to remove affordable homes from Cowan Bridge site refused

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 2:00pm
A DEVELOPER'S bid to remove the affordable homes from its new cul-de-sac at Cowan Bridge has been turned down.

Planners approve new garage for Nether Kellet home

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 1:00pm
PLANS to replace the garage at 7 Ashmeadow Grove, Nether Kellet, met with approval from Lancaster City Council's planning and highways regulatory committee.

Planners to visit Capernwray tractor yard where industrial units planned

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 12:07pm
PLANNERS are to visit a tractor yard at Capernwray where applicant Mr S Wightman is seeking consent to build new industrial units.

£2,500 worth of damage caused to headstones in churchyard

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 11:50am
FOUR headstones worth around £2,500 have been damaged at St Mary and St Michael's Church, in Great Urswick.

Facebook hit by massive outage in Europe - but here's how to fix it

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 11:46am
FACEBOOK appears to have been hit by a serious outage.

Lord Birkett's role in saving Ullswater to be remembered

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 11:38am
FIFTY-five years after Ullswater was saved from becoming a reservoir, a memorial is to be unveiled.