Friday, 09 October 2015

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South Cumbria girl gets first in line for thrills on dream holiday of a lifetime

50076994B001 A GIRL whose life-limiting condition inspired an Evening Mail campaign has enjoyed the holiday of a lifetime in Florida.

Last updated 25 May 2015
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South Cumbria windfarm’s towering turbines are too intrusive says campaign group

TURBINES HEIGHT 2015 RESIDENTS have pledged to campaign against replacing an old windfarm with turbines which will be three times the height of the existing ones. (6 comments)

Last updated 17 March 2015
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Two vehicle car crash on Cumbria A595

The incident happened tonight between Askam and Kirkby.

Last updated 20 February 2015
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South Cumbria A595 campaign takes new twist

CAMPAIGNERS who are pressing for a road to bypass a major pinch point on a main road are to step up their campaign. (1 comment)

Last updated 11 November 2014
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Lollipop lady to retire after 17 years of keeping Cumbria children safe

50065598B000 A LONG-SERVING Cumbria lollipop lady will be the last in a long line, when she retires this week.

Last updated 15 July 2014
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Kirkby Gala

KirkbyGala/50064991B000.jpg BRASS bands, fell races and classic cars were among the attractions that drew hundreds to a Cumbria village gala day.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Kirbky pupils set out risks of ‘dangerous’ road

50064803B000 PUPILS worried about speeding cars and dangerously narrow roads have added their voices to a campaign to upgrade a major route through Furness.

Last updated 26 June 2014
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Cumbria youngsters get the ball rolling to learn sporting skills

50063682B001 CUMBRIA pupils spent an afternoon out of class being taught how to play bowls by local enthusiasts.

Last updated 10 June 2014
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Public will get chance to have say on Kirkby moor windfarm revamp

THE latest proposals to revamp one of Cumbria’s oldest windfarms will go on display next month.

Last updated 29 April 2014
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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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