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Thu, 11/01/2018 - 6:00am
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PROPERTY: Struggling to keep warm in Lancashire? Help is at hand

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 6:00am
PEOPLE struggling to afford to heat their homes this winter are being given £500,000 by Lancashire County Council.

Children in Lancashire seek adopters - find out more on Jan 16

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 6:00pm
ANYONE thinking about adopting a child in Lancashire is welcome to find out more on Tuesday, January 16 at County Hall, Preston, from 6pm to 7.30pm.

New barn planned for Guides Farm, Flookburgh, rejected by planners

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 6:00pm
A CONCRETE-walled field barn proposed for Guides Farm, Flookburgh, would be "prominent and discordant" in the landscape, planners decided.

Ulverston resident has bungalow consent renewed for garden

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 4:00pm
AN ULVERSTON resident has had outline planning consent for a new bungalow renewed.

New preventative service to tackle sexual exploitation in Cumbria

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 3:27pm
A NEW preventative service to tackle child sexual exploitation in Cumbria has been launched by Barnardo’s.

Prime Minister Theresa May pays tribute to Dame Jackie Danie

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 3:14pm
PRIME Minister Theresa May has joined those paying tribute to Dame Jackie Daniel, the chief executive of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust who is to step down from her position.

NOSTALGIA: ‘Fearless tackler’ Jack made history

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 3:01pm
Ann Chapman describes the life of Jack Kirkby, a Kendal rugby player selected to play for England boys in 1937

Tower Wood's old wooden jetties to be replaced on Windermere

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 3:00pm
AGEING timber-built jetties at an outdoor centre on Windermere's shores are to be replaced.

Plans for 20 tradesmen's storage containers in Kendal get go-ahead

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 2:54pm
PLANS for 20 "much-needed" storage containers to be sited on Kendal's Mintsfeet Industrial Estate met with approval from South Lakeland District Council.

New house planned for field near Burneside rejected

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 2:34pm
OUTLINE plans for a new house on a field north of Burneside met with refusal from South Lakeland District Council.

Police search after dog kills sheep

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 1:52pm
POLICE are trying to trace the owner of a dog following the death of a sheep in Warton, Carnforth.

Housing colleagues take up RED January running challenge

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 1:43pm
THIRTY colleagues at South Lakes Housing have taken up the RED January - Run Every Day - challenge.

Stargazers look forward to Dark Skies Festival in Yorkshire Dales

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 1:05pm
STARGAZERS are looking forward to the 2018 Dark Skies Festival, organised by the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors national parks.

Bentham Town Council to set budget on Monday

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 12:28pm
BENTHAM Town Council is to set its budget for the coming year on Monday (January 15).

Lakes safety experts help 'coach' Manchester United youngsters

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 12:06pm
Football stars of the future were brought to the Lake District for a day of team-building, and there was not a ball kicked all day.

New Year's Honours: Kirkby-in-Furness man recognised for services to bell ringing

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 10:24am
An MBE was awarded to Thomas Metcalfe, of Kirkby-in-Furness, for his services to bell ringing.

HAVE YOUR VOTE: Should the 5p charge on carrier bags be extended to small shops?

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 10:22am
The 5p charge on carrier bags is set to be extended under plans to tackle the "throwaway culture" in a 25-year Environment Plan being published tomorrow.

Vision to create smoke free Cumbrian generation by 2022 begins this year

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 9:10am
EFFORTS to create a smoke free generation in Cumbria by 2022 are being kick-started this year.

New Year's Honours: Glenridding man was central in flooding clear up

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 8:25am
Carl Scrivens, 50, of Glenridding was awarded a BEM for the work he has done in the village.