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Cumbria Taekwondo receives generous sponsorship from local business

CUMBRIA Taekwondo has received several generous sponsors from local companies as they move forward with their new Dojo.

Northern Power Tools & Accessories Ltd, Different Strokes Painting and Decorating and Kendal Discount Carpets have all contributed to the club.

yesterday 17:05
Armed police called to Carnforth

ARMED Police have pulled over a vehicle in Carnforth.

Officers stopped a car outside the Co-op shop in the town and detained the driver. 

The vehicle was searched and later towed away by the police. 

Lancashire Police have been contacted for more

yesterday 12:53
Anger sparked after badger traps found at housing development site in Ulverston

A PROPERTY developer has been criticised after badger traps were found near a building site.

Oakmere Homes is building a dozen new homes on land at Lund Farm in Ulverston.

The firm and Orchard Donkeys have already been in disagreement over the removal of badgers around the

yesterday 10:47
‘No one got past my boys’

KENDAL Town manager Chris Humphrey has praised his side for their efforts after claiming their first win of the season.

Tuesday night's 1-0 home win against the City of Liverpool followed a battling 0-0 draw in the Cumbrian derby against Workington Reds on Saturday.

yesterday 05:32
Anger sparked after badger traps found at housing development site in Ulverston

A PROPERTY developer has been criticised after badger traps were found near a building site.

Oakmere Homes is building a dozen new homes on land at Lund Farm in Ulverston.

The firm and Orchard Donkeys have already been in disagreement over the removal of badgers around the

yesterday 05:32
Lake District Monopoly game is flying off the shelves

THE LAKE District will be given its very own official version of Monopoly which is heading straight for the Christmas No 1.

The edition will arrive in shops this summer during lockdown.

Winning Moves UK, who produced the official game, said: “It’s all the rage.

2020-09-30 14:44
Lake District Monopoly game is flying off the shelves

THE LAKE District will be given its very own official version of Monopoly which is heading straight for the Christmas No 1.

The edition will arrive in shops this summer during lockdown.

Winning Moves UK, who produced the official game, said: “It’s all the rage.

2020-09-30 14:44
Kendal Allotments No Rabbits culls

Rabbits will now not be shot under the orders of Kendal town council if they stray onto a council-run allotment area. Instead, the decision has been passed up to South Lakeland District Council to decide on any future cull involving shoot to kill.

Chairman of the Kendal Allotment

2020-09-30 07:23
Concerns over social distancing on Northern train

A PASSENGER has raised concerns about social distancing on trains after a group of children squeezed into a carriage she was.

Hilary McQuillan said she was travelling on he train from Arnside when 50 children squeezed onto the train, making social distancing impossible.

2020-09-29 08:17
Concerns over social distancing on Northern train

A PASSENGER has raised concerns about social distancing on trains after a group of children squeezed into a carriage she was.

Hilary McQuillan said she was travelling on he train from Arnside when 50 children squeezed onto the train, making social distancing impossible.

2020-09-29 07:14
TikTok video shows trucker driving on M6 in Carlisle wearing elephant mask

A LORRY driver wearing an elephant mask while driving on the M6 near Carlisle could face prosecution says Cumbria Police.

A TikTok video shows two lorry drivers having some fun while driving down the motorway as one films the other wearing a fancy dress elephant head while driving.

2020-09-28 21:47
TikTok video shows trucker driving on M6 in Carlisle wearing elephant mask

A LORRY driver wearing an elephant mask while driving on the M6 near Carlisle could face prosecution says Cumbria Police.

A TikTok video shows two lorry drivers having some fun while driving down the motorway as one films the other wearing a fancy dress elephant head while driving.

2020-09-28 19:41
Four men sentenced for running £100,000 cannabis operation at Bankfield Hall in Great Urswick

Four men who set up a £100,000 cannabis grow in a derelict stately home in Cumbria have been spared jail.

Bankfield Hall, in Great Urswick, is earmarked by developers to be transformed into a luxury 80-bedroom wedding venue.

But behind its crumbling facade, police

2020-09-28 18:38
Four men sentenced for running £100,000 cannabis operation at Bankfield Hall in Great Urswick

Four men who set up a £100,000 cannabis grow in a derelict stately home in Cumbria have been spared jail.

Bankfield Hall, in Great Urswick, is earmarked by developers to be transformed into a luxury 80-bedroom wedding venue.

But behind its crumbling facade, police

2020-09-28 14:26
Police offer list of suggestions for combating rural crime

CUMBRIA Police are advising the public to place trackers on vehicles in case they are stolen.

The idea was one of several suggestions to combat rural crime. These included locking outbuildings and consider installing CCTV for security.

Call 0800 783 0137 to report rural

2020-09-28 12:20
XR protestors bare all for coal mine protest at county council offices

ENVIRONMENTAL activists have laid bare their case against Cumbria's planned coal mine at the county council's South Lakes headquarters.

At around 1pm on Monday afternoon, a 'semi-naked' protest was staged by Extinction Rebellion (XR) Cumbria outside the council's offices in Kendal.

2020-09-28 09:11
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Driver dies during land speed record attempt at airfield

A driver has died during a British land speed record attempt.

A full investigation is to take place into the circumstances of the incident at Elvington Airfield to the east of York on Thursday afternoon.

North Yorkshire Police said they were called out to a “serious

today 23:23
Whales remain in Garelochhead after attempts to herd them out to sea

Three whales remained in the water at Garelochhead after an attempt to rescue the pod.

A joint organisational response comprised of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR), Ministry of Defence, as well as local volunteers, aimed to get the northern bottlenose whales back out to sea

today 23:23
Texas governor condemned for shutting sites to drop off postal ballots

The Republican governor of Texas has ordered counties to have only one postal ballot drop-off site, shutting dozens of locations in some of the state’s largest cities and key Democratic strongholds.

Greg Abbott called his order a move to enhance poll security while Democrats blasted

today 23:23
Northern England faces new lockdowns and more travellers ordered to quarantine

New local lockdowns will be imposed in the north of England as travellers arriving from Turkey and Poland are to be told to enter quarantine to combat a resurgence in coronavirus.

More than a third of the UK will be under heightened restrictions when Liverpool, Warrington, Hartlepool and

today 23:23
Gareth Southgate not ruling out future England recall for Jamie Vardy

England manager Gareth Southgate is refusing to rule out a future recall for Leicester striker Jamie Vardy.

The 33-year-old stepped away from international duty after the 2018 World Cup to focus on his club career.

Vardy, though, never officially announced his England retirement and

today 23:23
Gareth Southgate to discuss with his players the meaning of playing for England

Gareth Southgate will discuss with his England players what it means to wear the Three Lions shirt as he dropped Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden to send a “message” following their behaviour last month.

The pair were sent home after breaching Covid-19 regulations in Reykjavik in

today 23:23
Steven Gerrard pleased with European progress but has sights set on silverware

Steven Gerrard has challenged his Rangers players to transform their European heroics into domestic success.

The Light Blues fired themselves back into the Europa League group stages for the third year running as goals from Scott Arfield and James Tavernier left Galatasaray

today 23:23
FAW monitoring Azerbaijan situation ahead of Euro 2020 matches in Baku

Ryan Giggs says the Football Association of Wales is monitoring the escalating conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, with the Dragons due to play two Euro 2020 matches in Baku next summer.

The two former Soviet republics have been locked for decades in a conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh,

today 23:23
Latest news from Blackpool
today 23:23 Driver dies during land speed record attempt at airfield
today 23:23 Whales remain in Garelochhead after attempts to herd them out to sea
today 23:23 Texas governor condemned for shutting sites to drop off postal ballots
today 23:23 Northern England faces new lockdowns and more travellers ordered to quarantine
today 23:23 Gareth Southgate not ruling out future England recall for Jamie Vardy
today 23:23 Gareth Southgate to discuss with his players the meaning of playing for England
today 23:23 Steven Gerrard pleased with European progress but has sights set on silverware
today 23:23 FAW monitoring Azerbaijan situation ahead of Euro 2020 matches in Baku
today 23:23 Mikel Arteta hails Bernd Leno as Arsenal earn Carabao Cup quarter-final spot
today 23:23 Jose Mourinho continues sparring with ‘Gary’ Southgate over Harry Kane plans
today 22:20 Trump to attend next two presidential debates despite opposing rule changes
today 22:20 Dean Smith rues ‘missed opportunity’ as Aston Villa crash out of Carabao Cup
today 22:20 Tottenham, Celtic, Rangers and Dundalk make sure of Europa League progress
today 22:20 Harry Kane hat-trick fires Tottenham into Europa League group stage
today 22:20 Joe Willock scores winning penalty as Arsenal claim shoot-out win over Liverpool
yesterday 21:17 Julian Assange to spend Christmas behind bars awaiting extradition fate
yesterday 21:17 Said Benrahma brace swells asking price, says Brentford boss Thomas Frank
yesterday 21:17 Stoke upset Aston Villa to claim Carabao Cup quarter-final spot
yesterday 20:14 Travellers cancel Poland plans as country removed from quarantine exemption list
yesterday 20:14 MP apologises for travelling to and from Parliament with Covid-19
yesterday 20:14 Racing 92 squad forced into isolation with Champions Cup final looming
yesterday 20:14 Said Benrahma nets brace as Brentford reach League Cup quarters for first time
yesterday 20:14 Colin Rattigan removed as BBSA director with immediate effect
yesterday 20:14 These are the most expensive dog breeds to own in 2020
yesterday 20:14 New provider to be sought for threatened GP surgery, commissioners rule
yesterday 19:11 Hatton Garden burglary gang member ordered to pay back nearly £6 million
yesterday 19:11 MP apologises for travelling to and from Parliament with Covid-19
yesterday 19:11 Turkey and Poland removed from quarantine exemption list
yesterday 19:11 Lockdown should only be contemplated on UK-wide basis – Foster
yesterday 19:11 Novak Djokovic eases through to third round with 70th French Open victory
yesterday 19:11 UEFA approves partial return of fans to stadiums for international matches
yesterday 19:11 Trio celebrate England call as Bale steps up rehab – Thursday’s sporting social
yesterday 19:11 Johanna Konta must be smarter in shot selection, says Chris Evert
yesterday 19:11 Lee Westwood leads the way after opening round of Scottish Open
yesterday 19:11 South Lakes MP Tim Farron welcomes the news of GP practice in Windermere being saved
yesterday 19:11 New provider to be sought for threatened GP surgery, commissioners rule
yesterday 18:08 Black people ‘disproportionately represented among those owed homelessness help’
yesterday 18:08 Londonderry and Strabane put under new Covid-19 restrictions
yesterday 18:08 Pakistan’s former prime minister accuses army of political interference
yesterday 18:08 Nato helps Greece and Turkey agree steps to avoid conflict
yesterday 18:08 Judge says US government’s lawsuit over John Bolton’s book can proceed
yesterday 18:08 Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood’s omission sends a ‘message’ – Gareth Southgate
yesterday 18:08 Wilfried Zaha enjoying ‘freedom’ of new forward role at Crystal Palace
yesterday 18:08 Liverpool drawn to face Ajax in Champions League group stage
yesterday 18:08 UK Quarantine List: Turkey and Poland among latest countries now on the list
yesterday 18:08 'Dramatic rise' in Covid infections in Carlisle
yesterday 17:05 Rescue bid under way to herd whale pod out to sea before military exercise
yesterday 17:05 Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England
yesterday 17:05 Gareth Southgate says Jose Mourinho does not apply pressure over selection
yesterday 17:05 Brigid Kosgei and Ruth Chepngetich will follow in Eliud Kipchoge’s footsteps
Latest news from Great Britain
today 23:53 Driver killed during British land speed record attempt in Yorkshire Motorsport UK said it was "deeply saddened" to announce the fatal accident on Thursday at Elvington Airfield near York.
today 23:50 Covid-positive MP paid tribute to NHS staff before taking train home
today 23:50 'We are not scared of that!' Michael Gove shuts down Tory rebel fears
today 23:50 TUI cancels all holidays to Turkey after shock addition to quarantine list today
today 23:50 Rick and Morty season 5: Will Kanye West have his own Rick and Morty episode?
today 23:50 Julie Andrews 85: The secret nightmare behind the most iconic Sound of Music scene
today 23:50 Martin Lewis on ‘staggering’ lending practices as a new 10% deposit mortgage is launched
today 23:50 Billions season 6 release date, cast, trailer, plot: When is Billions season 6 out?
today 23:50 ‘I don’t want your apology!’ SNP MP told to resign after breaking Covid rules TWICE
today 23:50 Inheritance tax: Value of planning shown as ‘Free Wills Month’ starts – do you have one?
today 23:50 Utter shambles! Worrying evidence coronavirus test results given to WRONG people
today 23:50 Pound to euro exchange rate: Pound to euro soars - What is the highest pound to euro rate?
today 22:50 Coronavirus: Major UK testing company broke health and safety laws at height of pandemic The breaches raise questions about the role played by gig economy workers in the testing supply chain.
today 22:50 Autistic teen who was locked up 24/7 now loves hair dye, gardening and fishing one year on Beth, 19, has been moved to an open plan unit with bespoke care after her desperate situation was highlighted by Sky News.
today 22:47 Disabled woman made to leave Alton Towers rollercoaster by ‘rude’ staff
today 22:47 Driver dies while trying to break British land speed record
today 22:47 Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta hails 'superb' Liverpool win but makes honest Man City admission
today 22:47 BBC Weather: Dangerous Storm Alex to SMASH Europe with disruptive winds and 100mm of rain
today 22:47 Brian May just said his favourite Queen song is by Freddie Mercury ‘It's strange, magical'
today 22:47 EastEnders spoilers: Lucas Johnson’s return confirmed in epic Raymond ‘twist’
today 22:47 'It’s NONSENSICAL' EU 'hypocrisy' over state aid and fishing exposed
today 22:47 Prince William UNLIKELY to follow Prince Charles' footsteps when father becomes king
today 22:47 Brexiteer reveals why EU will not compromise in trade talks ‘They want to punish UK’
today 22:47 Antiques Roadshow expert stunned as piece of art uncovered as fake but fetches huge sum
today 22:47 TAX WARNING: Rishi Sunak hints at new covid recovery strategy - Amazon and Google targeted
today 22:08 Pupil at Gillshill Primary School tests positive for coronavirus
today 22:08 Pupil at Gillshill Primary School tests positive for coronavirus
today 22:08 Driver dies during land speed record attempt at Elvington Airfield
today 22:08 Driver dies during land speed record attempt at Elvington Airfield
yesterday 21:47 Man convicted after 100mph motorway race killed his three-year-old son Muhammed had been racing a fellow Honda Civic driver when a blowout caused him to lose control.
yesterday 21:44 Boris Johnson’s dad won’t be fined for shopping without face mask
yesterday 21:44 Camilla heartbreak: Why Kate Middleton will be Queen but Camilla won’t
yesterday 21:44 Apple Maps update is coming to your iPhone today with Google Maps-rivalling features
yesterday 21:44 UK coronavirus cases: New areas added to watchlist - are cases on the rise in your area?
yesterday 21:44 Liverpool player ratings vs Arsenal: Three stars struggle as Adrian, Jota, Grujic get 7s
yesterday 21:44 TUI cancels cruises for 2021 as major change announced for TUI ships next year
yesterday 21:44 Parkinson’s disease: Constant sound in ear could be an early warning sign
yesterday 21:44 Royal wedding news: Another royal duo marry in secret just months after Princess Beatrice
yesterday 21:44 Full Moon horoscope tonight: What will Thursday’s Harvest Full Moon in Aries mean for you?
yesterday 21:44 How to sleep: The different sleep stages and experts’ top tips for better sleep
yesterday 21:44 Martin Lewis shares update on £10,000 voucher scheme to spend on property - expert tip
yesterday 21:44 Brexit must have 'consequences': Eurocrat's punishment pledge if UK deviates from EU rules
yesterday 21:44 Melania Trump humiliated: FLOTUS confuses public in bizarre video 'The **** is happening!'
yesterday 21:44 Anti-EU sentiment growing? Poll shows dramatic shift in Italy’s view of Brexit
yesterday 21:05 Fears 69 new homes would be 'step too far' for East Yorkshire village
yesterday 21:05 Fears 69 new homes would be 'step too far' for East Yorkshire village
yesterday 21:05 First look inside revamped city centre bar re-opening this Friday
yesterday 21:05 First look inside revamped city centre bar re-opening this Friday
yesterday 20:56 Men’s Football In-form Dominic Calvert-Lewin represents Everton’s best chance of silverware in the League Cup
yesterday 20:44 Hatton Garden heist member ordered to repay almost £6m or have sentence extended 'Basil' was responsible for disabling the building's security system and climbing into the vault to loot the safety deposit boxes.
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