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Monday, 24 November 2014

Windermere and South Lakes News

Hotel chain scraps plans for Lake District development

A HOTEL chain has scrapped plans to build a new 64 bedroom development at a prominent Lake District site.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Cumbria MP calls for owners of second homes to pay extra tax

A CALL has been made for second home owners to pay an extra 10 per cent council tax to create a pot of money specifically to protect rural services.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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Rescued dog Jasper and his grateful owner hand over £63,000 to Cumbria emergency team

EM Jasper at Wasdale MRT JASPER the rescued border collie and his grateful owner have handed over a cheque for £63,000 to the Cumbria volunteer team who helped to reunite them.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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Cumbria fell rescue team proud to make Jasper their mascot

S51869BB.jpg_005 JASPER the border collie is now something of a mascot for the mountain rescue team who helped reunite him with his owner after four days missing on England’s highest peak.

Last updated 10 November 2014
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Strictly Come Dancing head judge Len Goodman and Ann Widdecombe film TV show in the Lake District

EM Ann Widdecombe and Len Goodman THE LAKE District will feature in BBC One’s latest daytime travel programme ‘Holiday of My Lifetime’ with Len Goodman and Ann Widdecombe.

Last updated 4 November 2014
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Call for communities to shape future of Lake District

A UNIQUE first for the 40,770 Lake District residents sees the call for communities to help shape the internationally acclaimed national park’s future.

Last updated 4 November 2014
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South Lakes council prosecuted over recycling van tragedies

S41697Bfr.jpg A LOCAL authority is to be prosecuted for alleged health and safety breaches after two people were killed in collisions involving recycling lorries just nine months apart.

Last updated 6 October 2014
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Dream of Morecambe Bay tunnel wins strong support

S94007 A POTENTIAL tunnel built under Morecambe Bay to carry power cables must be seen as an opportunity to improve transport into Furness, councillors say. (5 comments)

Last updated 2 October 2014
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South Lakeland recyclers struggling to fit cardboard in new bins

S48635BB COMMITTED recyclers are struggling to fit cardboard through the letterbox openings of new recycling bins rolled out across South Lakeland just two weeks ago.

Last updated 30 September 2014
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Cumbria school probe as SATs results are annulled

PUPILS at a high-performing Cumbria school have had their SATs results annulled because their answers were changed after they sat the tests.

Last updated 30 September 2014
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South Lakes mechanic angrily resisted attempts to arrest him

A YOUNG man broke a police officer’s glasses while violently resisting arrest, a court heard.

Last updated 26 September 2014
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Drink-driver ‘suffered post-traumatic stress’ following Cumbria armed robbery

A DRINK-DRIVER suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder following a terrifying armed robbery attempt in Cumbria, a court heard.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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New head tells of work to boost Lake District primary school

A NEW headteacher claims work is already under way to change the fortunes of her Lake District school.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Suspended sentence for Lake District benefit fraudster

A LAKE District fraudster, who made false claims for £13,500 in benefits and tax reductions, has been handed a suspended sentence.

Last updated 15 September 2014
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Westmorland County Show in Cumbria - South Lakes MP says it was the best has ever been to

EM Westmorland County Show 2014/50067660B001.jpg_009.jpg SOUTH Lakes MP Tim Farron has said that the 2014 Westmorland county show was the best one he has ever been to. (7 comments)

Last updated 12 September 2014
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Man, 50, pleads not guilty to drink-driving in Cumbria

A MAN who claims he was simply sitting in the driver’s seat of his car when he was breathalysed by police in Cumbria has denied a drink-driving charge.

Last updated 11 September 2014
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Competitors at Cumbria agricultural show in class of their own

EM Lowick Show 2014/HPA_0543.JPG A COUNTRY fair showcased the best of local agriculture and culture on a splendid day in the summer sun.

Last updated 10 September 2014
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Walker in her 80s airlifted to hospital after fall near Windermere

A WALKER in her 80s needed to be airlifted to hospital after falling near Windermere.

Last updated 8 September 2014
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MP slams bank's decision to close Lake District branch

AN MP has slammed the decision by a bank to close one of its branches, saying it is unfair to ask residents to travel further to use the service. (1 comment)

Last updated 8 September 2014
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High street bank announces plans to close branch in Lake District

BARCLAYS has announced it will close its branch in Ambleside within three months.

Last updated 6 September 2014
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