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Thursday, 17 April 2014

Kirkby news

Social media crimes in Cumbria on the increase

THE number of crimes carried out on social media in Cumbria has increased, figures show.

Last updated 11 February 2014
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A595 wagon hell looms for Furness residents

50052534B000.jpg A CAMPAIGNER has warned lives could be at risk during upcoming roadworks when a section of the A590 is closed to heavy goods vehicles – meaning large wagons will have to use a 13-mile diversion along narrow roads. (6 comments)

Last updated 30 January 2014
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Much-loved Cumbria councillor was a “true gent”

S28545B TRIBUTES have been made to a much-loved Cumbria councillor who campaigned tirelessly to improve transport links in Furness.

Last updated 27 January 2014
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A595 in Cumbria to be closed for roadworks

A595 Roadworks THE A595 in Cumbria will be closed on two occasions to allow for roadworks to be carried out. (1 comment)

Last updated 12 January 2014
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‘Worst floods I’ve seen in 12 years’ - Kirkby resident

S27095B ROADS in Kirkby were submerged by water as deep as three feet in places, with residents describing it as the worst flood in over a decade.

Last updated 4 January 2014
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Heavy rain set to hit Cumbria today

POLICE have urged residents in Cumbria to travel with care as more poor weather has been forecast - with 40mm of rain due to fall in the county.

Last updated 23 December 2013
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Kirkby community nets £17,700 to build multi-use sports area

50057150B003 THE community in Kirkby is celebrating after being awarded a grant to provide new sports facilities for its residents.

Last updated 13 December 2013
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Cumbria train line reopens - short delays

RAIL passengers in Cumbria will experience 15 minute delays as the train line near Bootle reopens after an HGV hit a bridge. (1 comment)

Last updated 13 December 2013
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More than 350 homes left without power near Ulverston

MORE than 350 homes were left without power near Ulverston today.

Last updated 27 November 2013
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Cumbria residents say they will fight to get nightmare section of A595 upgraded

FED up Cumbria rural residents said they will fight to get a nightmare section of the A595 upgraded (3 comments)

Last updated 22 November 2013
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Cumbria village broadband nightmare is finally over for residents

RESIDENTS in a Cumbria village plagued by “prehistoric” broadband speeds are thrilled after seeing a big improvement in their service over recent weeks.

Last updated 18 November 2013
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Inspirational Ulverston girl Alice Pyne’s gran shows how to raise money in style

50055377B005 AN ELEGANT evening of fashion in Cumbria was the latest charity success for a grandmother who raises money like it’s going out of style.

Last updated 1 November 2013
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Cumbria A595 road safety summit called

SAFETY on the A595 in Cumbria will be on the agenda at a special public meeting. (1 comment)

Last updated 22 October 2013
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MP welcomes fuel price cut in South Cumbria village

FUEL cuts in a village in South Cumbria have been welcomed but a Lake District MP has said it is not enough. (2 comments)

Last updated 18 October 2013
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Safety fears prompt calls for A595 Cumbria works

THE A595 in Cumbria is not fit for purpose according to a new action group. (4 comments)

Last updated 8 October 2013
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Kirkby residents hail Cumbria MP’s broadband crusade

RESIDENTS infuriated by slow broadband speeds are thrilled after a local MP backed their call for action, saying they should be entitled to compensation. (2 comments)

Last updated 30 September 2013
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Cumbria graphic designer’s broadband campaign backed by community

A GRAPHIC designer from Kirkby who is losing business due to worsening broadband speeds has launched a petition, demanding a local exchange is fixed.

Last updated 23 September 2013
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Cyclist left with broken ribs after being knocked off bike on road to Ulverston

A CYCLIST was left with broken ribs after being knocked off his bike on the road to Ulverston. (1 comment)

Last updated 11 September 2013
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New Cumbria turbines set to double height of old windfarm

NEW wind turbines are set to double the height of one of South Cumbria’s oldest windfarms. (2 comments)

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Cumbria road ‘not fit for purpose’ says councillor after A595 gridlock

50052534B004 THE suitability of the main route between Barrow and Millom to carry heavy goods vehicles has been called into question. (8 comments)

Last updated 26 August 2013
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