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THE BBC’s Local News Partnerships have taken a key step towards the creation of a pool of local democracy reporters to cover council and public meetings across the UK.
GOOD news - we have a meteor shower coming up that will actually be worth going out and watching, writes STUART ATKINSON. Most of the meteor showers during 2017 have been ruined by bright moonlight, but next week's Geminids shower will be wonderfully Moon-free, so weather permitting we should be able to see lots of shooting stars.
DREAMCATCHER: Alex Hossack and Catherine Aubrey interpret your dreams
EDF Energy is searching for 37 apprentices to join the company in 2018 and Heysham power stations are running an open day for those interested in applying for its 12 places.
THURSDAY: Bootleggers, Kendal: Jam Night. Burgundys, Kendal:Trickle Charge. Unicorn Inn, Ambleside: Open Mic Night.
POLICE are investigating an attempted burglary of a commercial building on North Lonsdale Road, Ulverston.
Tomorrow's Westmorland Gazette contains a fabulous 28-page Christmas supplement.
OUTLINE plans for an affordable, self-build dwelling at Cark-in-Cartmel met with refusal from South Lakeland District Council.
TWO South African singers who are set to perform at Kendal leisure centre tomorrow have expressed their excitement ahead of the gig.
A beautiful day with full sunshine welcomed runners to South Lakeland, in what proved to be a success for many at the Hoad Hill Harriers Christmas Pudding 10k.
MP TIM Farron marked the two-year anniversary of Storm Desmond by tabling a motion in Parliament this week.
A MAN had his ear bitten as he was attacked in a Kendal park, a court heard.
CUMBRIA'S Police and Crime Commissioner Peter McCall wants to know if residents are willing to pay more towards policing through their Council Tax.
ULVERSTON’S acclaimed comedy club is back for a festive show to conclude what has been another fantastic year for stand up in the town.
A SPECIALIST training programme in medical care is being staged in the Lake District in the new year.
AN ambitious multi-venue arts project in the Lake District is in the running for a share of a new £15 million fund aimed at showcasing the north of England.
COME Friday and it will be panto-monium in Grange-over-Sands as a talented cast of 40 budding performers bring a magical story of an adventurous young man and his talking cat to the Victoria Hall.
AS THE author of 'An American President's Love Affair with the English Lake District' I was delighted to see the reference by Roger Bingham (Nostalgia, November 9) to US President Woodrow Wilson's visit to Carlisle on December 29, 1918, on his way to chairing the Peace Conference in Versailles at the end of World War One.