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Yorkshire Dales National Park gets Tolkien-style map

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A map of the Yorkshire Dales has been "re-imagined" in the style of ...

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Cumbria's 'lone trees' and surrounding landscapes in pictures

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A two-year project documenting lone trees and their surrounding ...

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Guiseley P-P Barrow

Saturday's National League game between Guiseley and Barrow has been postponed because of a frozen pitch.

The decision followed an inspection of the Nethermoor pitch at 18:30 GMT on Friday which found that areas of the playing surface were frozen.

No new date has yet been set for the ...

yesterday 23:47 open_in_new
Luke James: Barrow sign Forest Green Rovers striker on loan

Barrow have signed forward Luke James from Forest Green Rovers on loan until the end of the season.

The 23-year-old, who joined Forest Green from Peterborough last July, has scored just once in 22 league and cup matches this season.

James started his career at Hartlepool before ...

2018-01-19 15:17 open_in_new
Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway wind farm plans unveiled

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Plans for a major wind farm straddling the boundary between the Scottish ...

2018-01-19 13:11 open_in_new
Thirlmere zip wires would pose 'hazard' to RAF jets

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Zip wires planned for a scenic part of the Lake District would pose a ...

2018-01-19 13:11 open_in_new
Kurt Schwitters' Merz Barn: Cumbria's modern art landmark up for sale

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A Cumbrian barn that was the studio of one of the godfathers of modern ...

2018-01-18 14:05 open_in_new
Workington rape: Boys 'did not discuss cover-up'

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A boy accused of taking part in a gang rape on a schoolgirl denied he and ...

2018-01-17 22:20 open_in_new
Steve Arnold: Barrow sign former Gillingham goalkeeper on 18-month deal

National League side Barrow have signed former Gillingham goalkeeper Steve Arnold on an 18-month deal.

The 28-year-old left the Gills on Tuesday after his contract was mutually terminated by the League One side.

Arnold had signed from Dover on a two-year deal in August but made just ...

2018-01-17 21:17 open_in_new
Poppi Worthington: Prosecutors consider coroner's ruling

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Prosecutors are considering the findings of a fresh inquest into the ...

2018-01-17 08:41 open_in_new
Poppi Worthington: Father declined to answer questions
Poppi Worthington was found lifeless by her father at their home in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, in 2012. A three-week inquest - held after the first was deemed inadequate - has resulted in a coroner deciding she was sexually assaulted in the hours before her death by her father. During the inquest, Paul Worthington was asked more than 250 questions and declined to answer all but a handful of them. ...
2018-01-15 20:17 open_in_new
Poppi Worthington inquest: Coroner to deliver finding

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A coroner is due to deliver his conclusion into the 2012 death of toddler ...

2018-01-15 09:47 open_in_new
RSPCA ends probe at 'improved' South Lakes Safari Zoo

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The RSPCA has closed an investigation into a troubled zoo where hundreds ...

2018-01-13 19:35 open_in_new
Snowdonia hoax caller jailed over £32,000 mountain rescue

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A man who made a hoax call about a Snowdonia mountain accident, prompting ...

2018-01-12 19:11 open_in_new
Man jailed for stab murder of Maryport boxer William Richardson

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A man who stabbed an award-winning boxer to death in a street has been ...

2018-01-12 19:11 open_in_new
Chris Humphrey: Bury winger loaned to Barrow for remainder of the season

Bury have loaned winger Chris Humphrey to National League side Barrow for the remainder of the season.

Humphrey, 30, joined the Shakers last summer after a spell in Scotland with Hibernian, but played just 13 games.

The Jamaica international made 155 appearances with Motherwell, ...

2018-01-12 13:56 open_in_new
Rape accused boy claims girl, 15, 'asked for sex'

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One of four schoolboys accused of raping a 15-year-old girl and ...

2018-01-12 08:41 open_in_new
Kendal 'mother affair' hammer attacker jailed

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A man who attacked his friend with a hammer after discovering he was in a ...

2018-01-11 21:17 open_in_new
Badger setts cause road in Lake District to be closed

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A Lake District pass has been closed to traffic due to badger ...

2018-01-11 16:02 open_in_new
Tim Farron: I regret 'gay sex no sin' statement

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Tim Farron has said he regrets stating he did not believe gay sex was a ...

2018-01-10 20:57 open_in_new
Girl, 15, 'found screaming and crying after gang rape'

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A 15-year-old girl was found "screaming and crying" in a muddy Cumbrian ...

2018-01-10 17:37 open_in_new