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Holdups after M6 crash

THERE are tailbacks on the M6 southbound following an accident between junctions 34 and 33.

One lane is closed and there is queueing traffic due to the accident whilst the vehicles involved await recovery.

The accidnet happended just before 4pm and holdups are

today 16:35
Firefighters called to Barrow shipyard after alarm activates on Boat 4

FIREFIGHTERS have been called to the shipyard at Barrow after a fire alarm was activated on Boat 4.

At least one crew and a fire manager from Barrow has been sent to the BAE Systems site.

Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service confirmed the fire alarm had been activated on

today 12:23
More giant lanterns are needed for Ulverston's Fantastical Beasts parade

ORGANISERS of Ulverston Lantern Festival are looking for more companies, community groups and schools to build giant lanterns for the Fantastical Beasts parade on Saturday September 14.

The festival is set to feature up to 700 lanterns creating a river of light through the town and

today 11:20
Blacksmith celebrates 25 years in business

An awarding winning sculptural and architectural blacksmith is celebrating 25 years at the forge.

Chris Brammall began his business working at an independent forge in Graythwaite before moving to new premises in Ulverston, where he now employs a team of craftsmen.

Now

today 10:17
Walk to Remember will raise cash for hospice

AN ULVERSTON-based hospice is preparing for its annual 10-mile walk to celebrate its 30th anniversary.

St Mary’s Hospice saw more than 800 people take part in its ‘Walk to Remember’ last year, raising £48,000.

The Walk to Remember is just short of

today 09:14
Naughty dogs wanted for new Channel 5 TV series

A HIT TV show helping pet owners to better their dog's behaviour is looking for residents to take part.

Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly is returning for a brand new series on Channel 5 and is urging pet owners in the town to get in touch.

The show follows master

today 08:11
LETTER: Give the people the final say over Brexit

WITH the Conservatives poised to select their next leader and so become the new Prime Minister, this crucial decision will be determined by the Tory membership of around 100,000 or so and the remaining UK population will look on.

As it is likely any new leader will be extremely

today 07:08
LETTER: Give the people the final say over Brexit

WITH the Conservatives poised to select their next leader and so become the new Prime Minister, this crucial decision will be determined by the Tory membership of around 100,000 or so and the remaining UK population will look on.

As it is likely any new leader will be extremely

today 06:05
Fury over car park operation at Marks and Spencer store in Kendal

DISGRUNTLED shoppers are angry about the operation of a new commercially run car park at a South Lakeland supermarket.

They are upset at having received parking fines after falling foul of what they claim is a "misleading" way of calculating time spent in the car park at Kendal's

yesterday 08:02
Fury over car park operation at Marks and Spencer store in Kendal

DISGRUNTLED shoppers are angry about the operation of a new commercially run car park at a South Lakeland supermarket.

They are upset at having received parking fines after falling foul of what they claim is a "misleading" way of calculating time spent in the car park at Kendal's

yesterday 08:02
LETTER: If we don't address climate change it's going to be a disaster

SCIENTISTS are agreed. There is a climate emergency caused by human activity and that unless we act quickly, the livelihoods (and possibly lives) of millions of people are under threat.

Myths still abound however as to the seriousness of the issue.

Myth 1. Britain is on

yesterday 06:59
Section of A590 near Kirkby Lonsdale shut due to roadworks

A SECTION of the A590 has closed both ways due to roadworks. 

From the Crookland Roundabout on the A65 to the M6, Junction 36, Kirkby Lonsdale the road is shut due while resurfacing works take place. 

There will be no access to or from the M6 from Kirkby

2019-06-16 14:05
Former Kendal minister lands top Unitarian Church job

A FORMER Kendal minister has been elected as the president of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches.

The Rev Celia Cartwright was minister at the town's Unitarian Chapel for ten years from 2006 until 2016.

Unitarianism is a progressive and liberal

2019-06-16 09:53
Kendal's antique shop to air on BBC's Celebrity Roadshow

A FAMILY run antique shop is set to feature on BBC’s Celebrity Antique Roadshow later this year.

Sleddhall Antique Centre, on Wildman Street in Kendal, welcomed presenter Izzie Balmer and former winner of ITV’s reality programme I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here,

2019-06-15 09:44
Course in memory of Sam

AROUND 500 riders took part in the popular annual Sam Houghton mountain bike challenge.

Perhaps the “muddiest” edition so far, the sold-out event was held in memory of keen mountain biker Sam Houghton who sadly lost his battle against cancer in May 2006 aged only 22.

2019-06-15 08:41
Course in memory of Sam

AROUND 500 riders took part in the popular annual Sam Houghton mountain bike challenge.

Perhaps the “muddiest” edition so far, the sold-out event was held in memory of keen mountain biker Sam Houghton who sadly lost his battle against cancer in May 2006 aged only 22.

2019-06-14 18:59
Daily News
The Eagle at Weeton: First look inside one of the Fylde coast's best known country pubs after £750,000 refurbishment
One of the Fylde’s best known country pubs is back in business after a £750,000 refurbishment.
today 17:47
Bosnian city popular with tourists awash with rubbish amid landfill protest

Uncollected rubbish is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar – one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations – since residents began blocking access to the city’s sole landfill.

They claim that it poses serious health and

today 17:38
Floating hotel’s crew celebrate top traveller rating

A floating hotel by the team behind the Royal Yacht Britannia has been named the best in Edinburgh by a travel website just six months after it opened.

Fingal, based at Leith, picked up the number one hotel spot on TripAdvisor within the last week.

The rating – achieved after

today 17:38
Drugs laws must be changed to allow safe consumption rooms, says minister

Scotland’s public health minister has urged the UK Government to change drugs laws after visiting a medically supervised safer drug consumption facility in Paris.

Plans to set up a similar space in Glasgow have been under discussion for a number of years, with the Scottish

today 17:38
Hyponatraemia whistleblower was failed, inquiry says

The wrong conclusions were reached following an investigation into how a whistleblower’s hyponatraemia concerns were handled by officials, an inquiry said.

Chairman Sir John O’Hara QC scrutinised the deaths of five children from the condition last year and heavily criticised a

today 17:38
BBC director-general: We took on over 75s TV licences at height of austerity

BBC bosses have said shouldering the cost of over 75s licence fees stemmed from Conservative austerity.

Director-general Lord Tony Hall claims that cuts and an incoming Tory government lie behind the BBC decision to take on the expensive concession, which would have cost the broadcaster

today 17:38
Live coverage: Second vote in Tory leadership race

Conservative MPs have voted in the second bout of the contest to select Britain’s next prime minister.

Candidates need to gain at least 33 votes from MPs to remain in the race to reach the final run-off, which will see some 160,000 Tory members select the next leader. The results

today 17:38
UK set to host key international climate talks

The UK looks set to host major international climate talks in 2020 – after reaching a deal with Italy over rival bids to hold the UN meeting.

Under the proposal, the Foreign Office said the UK will host the “Cop26” meeting, which is due to be in Europe next November,

today 17:38
Latest news from Blackpool
today 17:47 The Eagle at Weeton: First look inside one of the Fylde coast's best known country pubs after £750,000 refurbishment
today 17:38 Bosnian city popular with tourists awash with rubbish amid landfill protest
today 17:38 Floating hotel’s crew celebrate top traveller rating
today 17:38 Drugs laws must be changed to allow safe consumption rooms, says minister
today 17:38 Hyponatraemia whistleblower was failed, inquiry says
today 17:38 BBC director-general: We took on over 75s TV licences at height of austerity
today 17:38 Live coverage: Second vote in Tory leadership race
today 17:38 UK set to host key international climate talks
today 16:35 Senior Tories show support for pregnant MP Stella Creasy over maternity rights
today 16:35 Stewart ‘hopeful’ of remaining in Tory leadership race
today 16:35 Scotland making slow progress towards cycling target, MSPs told
today 16:35 Family day out for Queen on first day of Royal Ascot
today 16:35 Nigel Farage milkshake protester ordered to pay compensation
today 16:35 Trump, outsider-turned-insider, sells himself as rebel for 2020 re-election bid
today 16:35 Geraint Thomas taken to hospital after crash at Tour de Suisse
today 16:35 Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as ‘human guinea pig’ for testosterone limit
today 16:35 New hedgehog road sign to warn drivers of small wildlife hazards
today 16:35 Mountain rescue team replaces plastic tags with woolly ones
today 16:35 LETTER: Mount Pinatubo in 1991 spewed out more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than the entire human race has emitted in its years on Earth
today 16:35 LETTER: Mount Pinatubo in 1991 spewed out more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than the entire human race has emitted in its years on Earth
today 16:35 Holdups after M6 crash
today 15:41 Ride the Lights 2019: the date, start time, parking - and everything else you need to know ahead of Blackpool's biggest cycling event
today 15:41 ‘Make parents pay’ for cost of arson attack on Grange Park children’s play area
today 15:32 Convicted child abuser had ‘heart of gold’, inquiry told
today 15:32 Italian woman who was Europe’s oldest person dies aged 116
today 15:32 Murdered schoolgirl was talented teenager who loved to sing and dance
today 15:32 Justice Secretary urged to tear up sectarianism secrecy agreement
today 15:32 Hong Kong protesters reject leader’s apology and demand she quit
today 15:32 Platini questioned by investigators over awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar
today 15:32 Liverpool and Chelsea both allocated just over 5,000 tickets for Super Cup final
today 15:32 New hedgehog road sign to warn drivers of small wildlife hazards
today 15:32 Part of M6 blocked due to broken down vehicle
today 14:38 Dozens of drivers caught speeding more than 10 times in four years
today 14:38 Reads Avenue raid photos: armed and masked police arrest three men for conspiracy to supply class A drugs
today 14:29 Merkel ‘doing very well’ after visibly shaking at Berlin ceremony
today 14:29 Long-term empty homes in Scotland up 5.5% in a year
today 14:29 Retired NHS manager ‘made to feel like a leper’ after contracting Hepatitis C
today 14:29 Stewart and Javid battling to stay in Tory leadership race
today 14:29 Fears for NHS as doctors cut back hours and consider quitting over tax bills
today 14:29 More wet weather to batter parts of the UK as storm warning issued
today 14:29 Juan Mata set to sign new deal at Manchester United
today 14:29 Morgan rewrites record books as England smash 397 against Afghanistan
today 13:35 Residents on a Blackpool street say enough is enough after years of fly-tipping
today 13:26 Further maths A-level paper replaced amid leak probe
today 13:26 Home ownership schemes help thousands on to property ladder
today 13:26 Home ownership schemes help thousands on to property ladder
today 13:26 Man ordered to pay Nigel Farage compensation for throwing milkshake
today 13:26 Record number of school leavers moving into work, study or training
today 13:26 Brexit Secretary asks Michel Barnier to consider citizens’ rights proposals
today 13:26 Mathieu Bastareaud left out of France squad
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today 18:08 EU slammed over migration policy
today 18:08 Social rented housing built drops by 96 per cent
today 18:08 Left wing students hail ‘single biggest rent cut in history’
today 18:08 Jeremy Kyle refuses to give evidence in reality TV inquiry
today 18:08 Unison Conference ’19 Union tells government: call a General Election
today 17:56 WWE star Dana Brooke left gushing blood from head in accident during match
today 17:56 Royal stunner Kitty Spencer wows crowds on first day of Ascot
today 17:56 Nine mystery deaths in tourist hotspot leave holidaymakers terrified
today 17:56 Bloke ‘forced to identify as a woman’ to buy a beer sues Brewdog and wins
today 17:56 Teacher, 25, ‘plied student with booze and had sex with him after school’
today 17:56 Teen Vogue accused of encouraging girls to work as prostitutes after ‘sex work’ tweet
today 17:56 Brothers swapped seats before police pulled them over – but BOTH were drunk
today 17:56 Tory leadership vote LIVE: Dominic Raab eliminated as Rory Stewart survives
today 17:41 Britain to bid to host 2020 U.N. climate talks
today 17:26 EU urges Swiss to move on talks or face sanction
today 17:26 Hull FC's Carlos Tuimavave and Gareth Ellis to miss Catalans Dragons game but key men return
today 17:26 Hull FC's Carlos Tuimavave and Gareth Ellis to miss Catalans Dragons game but key men return
today 17:26 Josh Drinkwater provides update on Hull KR contract negotiations
today 17:26 Josh Drinkwater provides update on Hull KR contract negotiations
today 17:26 Hull's legendary Jack Kaye and his fantastic grocery shop remembered
today 17:26 Hull's legendary Jack Kaye and his fantastic grocery shop remembered
today 17:20 Schoolboy, 15, fighting for life after being stabbed more than 20 times
today 17:20 Nurse jailed for second time for posing as man to trick women into sending nude pics
today 17:20 Tory leadership election timetable: When is the third ballot vote?
today 17:20 Aladdin box office: Live action Disney remake charms - how much money did Aladdin make?
today 17:20 Paul Pogba should have copied Arsenal and Chelsea players to get Man Utd wish - Parlour
today 17:20 Meghan Markle Royal Ascot: Where is Meghan? Is she at Ascot with Queen and Kate Middleton?
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today 17:20 Juncker legacy project IN TATTERS: Plan to force countries to use Berlin Time 'killed off'
today 17:20 Queen Letizia: Why is Queen Letizia not at Royal Ascot but Queen Maxima is?
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today 17:20 Japan tsunami warning: Is it safe to travel after caution issued following earthquake?
today 17:20 Best weight loss: This diet plan can help you shed fat fast - what can you eat?
today 17:20 Maureen Lipman: TV chefs are causing obesity crisis, blasts actress
today 17:20 BBC weather: Thunderstorms to make way for heatwave as UK's downpour of rain hits Europe
today 17:20 Rees-Mogg shuts down Jon Snow's criticism of Boris Johnson - 'You're being selective'
today 17:20 Rory Stewart wife: The sacrifices made by his 'secret weapon' in leadership bid
today 17:20 Dark Phoenix breaks another shocking record and director accepts BLAME for X-Men disaster
today 17:20 Political correctness has erased golden age of TV like Allo Allo! says Barry Cryer
today 17:20 When They See Us: What really happened to Korey Wise's sister?
today 17:20 Rory Stewart age: How old is Rory Stewart? Is he younger than Boris Johnson?
today 17:20 Phone and web fraud: 5million hit - how to avoid being caught
today 17:20 ‘SACK THEM ALL!’ Commuter chaos as South Western Railway begin five days of strikes
today 17:20 Stacey Dooley: 'It’s not the end of the world’ Strictly winner makes personal revelation
today 17:20 Meghan Markle cruelly nicknamed ‘degree wife’ in latest nasty jibe by royal aides
today 17:20 The Queen dazzles as she arrives for Ascot with Queen Maxima as royals turn out in numbers
today 17:05 Sudanese opposition call for 'revolutionary escalation' in bid to end military rule
today 17:05 China warns US against opening a Pandora’s box in the Middle East after troop deployment
today 17:05 F 150: International day of action for Louisa Hanoune
today 17:05 Juan Guaido accused of corruption network that embezzled millions of aid money
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