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SLDC revamps climate policy as shock report reveals scale of problems

A NEW, wide ranging set of actions has been agreed by South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) in its efforts to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss.

As a major study released this week detailed the alarming scale of the problems facing UK flora and fauna, SLDC issued a

yesterday 15:26
SLDC revamps climate policy as shock report reveals scale of problems

A NEW, wide ranging set of actions has been agreed by South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) in its efforts to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss.

As a major study released this week detailed the alarming scale of the problems facing UK flora and fauna, SLDC issued a

yesterday 15:26
LETTER: I want to be a proud Englishman again

I AM an Englishman, born in 1940, and have always been proud to an Englishman, until now. Never thought I would see this day come.

Why do I feel like this? It is because of the stupid, childish, bitter, aggressive attitude shown by some people towards Europe.

To say this

yesterday 08:05
Delight as the Black Bull pub in Sedbergh picks up first AA Rosette for food

THE husband and wife team behind an award-winning Dales pub are celebrating after receiving two prestigious AA awards.

Inspectors were impressed by the friendly hospitality and excellent food at the Black Bull, on Sedbergh's Main Street.

The refurbished 17th century

yesterday 07:02
MP blasts Barclays move

THOUSANDS of Barclays customers in South Lakeland will now face long journeys to make cash withdrawals after the bank announced the service will no longer be accessible at Post Offices.

MP Tim Farron hit out at the news and said he had written to Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom

2019-10-12 16:14
MP blasts Barclays move

THOUSANDS of Barclays customers in South Lakeland will now face long journeys to make cash withdrawals after the bank announced the service will no longer be accessible at Post Offices.

MP Tim Farron hit out at the news and said he had written to Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom

2019-10-12 15:11
Bid for CCTV camera at Kendal crime "hotspot" Gooseholme

A TOWN’S “well-known hotspot for anti-social behaviour, disorder and drugs misuse” could be in line for CCTV funding to help cut crime and protect the public.

More than 250 incidents of anti-social behaviour have been logged by Cumbria Police since July 2018 for

2019-10-12 12:02
Bid for CCTV camera at Kendal crime "hotspot" Gooseholme

A TOWN’S “well-known hotspot for anti-social behaviour, disorder and drugs misuse” could be in line for CCTV funding to help cut crime and protect the public.

More than 250 incidents of anti-social behaviour have been logged by Cumbria Police since July 2018 for

2019-10-12 09:56
M6 southbound to be closed for five hours

There will be a full closure of the M6 southbound on Saturday night October 12 from 9pm to 2am between Junction 40 at Penrith and Junction 39 at Shap for further essential repairs.

There will be a full closure of the M6 southbound on Saturday night October 12 from 9pm to 2am

2019-10-11 17:08
Flooding causing delays on A65

Flooding is causing traffic delays on the A65.

The road is just passable both ways and there is queueing traffic due to flooding near Ray Bridge Lane at Gargrave.

MORE TOP STORIES: Flooding causing delays on A65 Michelin

2019-10-11 15:02
All set for 'Lakes in a Day' event

MORE than 500 runners will head to Caldbeck on the northern edge of the Lake District National Park this weekend to start Open Adventure’s ‘Lakes in a Day’ race, a journey that is inspiring, daunting and stunning in equal measure.

The iconic 50 mile ultra, now

2019-10-11 13:59
Long delays on M6 after incident involving lorry and campervan

Two lanes closed and there long delays and queueing traffic due to a traffic incident involving a lorry and an overturned campervan on the M6 Northbound from Junction 32 (Broughton Interchange) to Junciton 33 (Lancaster South/Garstang).

The travel time is around 55

2019-10-11 13:59
Georgia on top form in Mid Lancs cross country opener

SOUTH Lakes athletes performed admirably in the opening Mid Lancs cross country fixture of the season hosted by Hoad Hill Harriers in the grounds of GSK Sports in Ulverston.

Around 750 runners, representing clubs from Cumbria and Lancashire, and groups from under 11 to senior

2019-10-11 11:53
Delays on the A591 due to three vehicle collision

TRAFFIC is queuing following a road traffic collision involving three vehicles on the A591. 

The incident happened on the northbound carriageway near Prizet Service Station. 

Emergency services are at the scene including the police. 

Officers

2019-10-11 11:53
Delays on the A591 due to three vehicle collision

TRAFFIC is queuing following a road traffic collision involving three vehicles on the A591. 

The incident happened on the northbound carriageway near Prizet Service Station. 

Emergency services are at the scene including the police. 

Officers

2019-10-11 11:53
Delays on A591 due to incident

TRAFFIC is queuing following a road traffic collision on the A591. 

The incident happened on the A591 northbound around Hawes Lane. 

This is affecting traffic between Sizergh and Kendal. 

More as we know it. 

2019-10-11 10:50
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Pc Andrew Harper described as a ‘hero’ ahead of his funeral

Police officer Andrew Harper who died while responding to reports of a burglary has been described as a “hero” ahead of his funeral.

The 28-year-old newlywed, from Thames Valley Police, was killed on August 15 near the village of Sulhamstead in Berkshire.

He died

today 00:53
Drop in N Ireland footfall figures blamed on ‘looming threat’ of no-deal Brexit

A 3.1% drop in consumer footfall figures has been blamed on the “looming threat” of a no-deal Brexit.

Northern Ireland shopping centres saw a footfall decline of 5.5% while the high street saw a dip of 2.3%.

The region was the worst performing in the UK,

today 00:53
Johnson under pressure from Brussels as Brexit deadline looms

Boris Johnson is coming under pressure to concede more ground to Brussels as hopes for an early breakthrough in the Brexit talks appeared to falter.

UK and EU officials will resume talks in the Belgian capital on Monday with the prospects of an agreement in time for Britain to leave with a

today 00:53
Extinction Rebellion to ‘swarm’ City of London

Eco-activists Extinction Rebellion have vowed to “swarm” the City of London and cause “maximum disruption” to financial institutions like the Bank of England.

The group said it would try and close roads and stop public transport early on Monday morning, citing the

today 00:53
Johnson unveils Queen’s Speech crackdown on foreign offenders

Boris Johnson is putting a crackdown on violent and foreign criminals at the centre of the first Queen’s Speech of his premiership in a bid to “restore confidence” in the justice system.

The package of 22 bills will include legislation to keep serious criminals in prison

today 00:53
Man charged with attempted murder after east London stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Whitechapel, Scotland Yard said.

Mohammed Alinoor Uddin, 36, of Well Street, Tower Hamlets, has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting an emergency worker.

Police were called to Turner

today 00:53
Johnson’s Brexit deal hopes in the balance as both sides say more work to do

UK and EU officials will resume talks on Monday with the prospects of a Brexit deal apparently finely balanced.

The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said “technical-level” talks over the weekend had proved “constructive”.

But in a briefing to

today 23:50
Traditions of the Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament

Traditions surrounding the State Opening of Parliament and the Queen’s Speech can be traced back to the 16th century.

Filled with pomp and ceremony, it marks the start of the parliamentary year, while the Queen’s Speech sets out the Government’s agenda and outlines its

today 23:50
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today 00:53 Pc Andrew Harper described as a ‘hero’ ahead of his funeral
today 00:53 Drop in N Ireland footfall figures blamed on ‘looming threat’ of no-deal Brexit
today 00:53 Johnson under pressure from Brussels as Brexit deadline looms
today 00:53 Extinction Rebellion to ‘swarm’ City of London
today 00:53 Johnson unveils Queen’s Speech crackdown on foreign offenders
today 00:53 Man charged with attempted murder after east London stabbing
today 23:50 Johnson’s Brexit deal hopes in the balance as both sides say more work to do
today 23:50 Traditions of the Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament
today 23:50 Traditions of the Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament
today 23:50 Harry Kane ready to handle extra pressure as captain for club and country
today 23:50 Joachim Low praises Germany response to Emre Can dismissal
today 23:50 Ryan Giggs hails Wales’ character for keeping Euro 2020 hopes alive
today 22:47 Johnson unveils Speech to ‘restore confidence’ in the justice system
today 22:47 Johnson unveils Speech to ‘restore confidence’ in the justice system
today 22:47 Johnson’s Brexit deal hopes in the balance as both sides say more work to do
today 22:47 Teenager arrested after man, 20, dies following street stabbing
today 22:47 Emotional Efe Obada speaks about his return to London with victorious Panthers
today 22:47 Bale saves Wales as Croatia draw keeps Euro 2020 dream alive
today 22:47 Ten-man Germany battle to victory to keep Euro 2020 qualification on track
today 22:47 Youngs: Don’t believe the England hype before Australia clash
yesterday 21:44 UK’s Lightning fighter jets head to US for advanced military trials
yesterday 21:44 Syrian troops to help Kurds in wake of Turkish invasion
yesterday 20:41 Joanna Cherry: ‘Real possibility’ that Boris Johnson secures Brexit deal
yesterday 20:41 Conservative candidate’s supporters celebrate Tunisia election ‘win’
yesterday 20:41 Half-marathon cancelled after reports of man ‘acting suspiciously’
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yesterday 20:41 Kane and Southgate promise England will bounce back against Bulgaria
yesterday 20:41 Smiles back for Scotland as San Marino are hit for six
yesterday 19:38 Boris Johnson and Sinn Fein leader discuss Brexit in call
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yesterday 19:38 Ronald Koeman criticism of Northern Ireland style irrelevant to Michael O’Neill
yesterday 19:38 McGinn grabs hat-trick as Scotland hit San Marino for six at soggy Hampden
yesterday 19:38 5 talking points ahead of England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria
yesterday 18:35 Boris Johnson and Sinn Fein leader discuss Brexit in call
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yesterday 18:35 Ecuadorians return to streets ahead of talks to end protests
yesterday 18:35 France look to wrap up Euro 2020 qualification against Turkey
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yesterday 18:35 Buddhist Group of Kendal welcomes forest monk from Sri Lanka
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yesterday 18:02 Fylde RFC 41 Stourbridge 19: Unbeaten record remains intact on centenary celebration day
yesterday 17:32 Demonstrators in Westminster demand end to Turkey assault on Syria
yesterday 17:32 Typhoon leaves dozens dead and more missing in Japan
yesterday 17:32 Half-marathon cancelled over a false alarm
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today 00:29 Coronation Street spoilers: Gail Platt's explosive comeback announced as family in turmoil
today 00:29 Kate and Prince William to be guarded by 1,000 police officers on Pakistan royal tour
today 00:29 British veterans furious at Boris as PM may drop crucial pledge from Queen’s Speech
today 00:29 Brexiteer MP Bridgen launches scathing attack on Hammond and Grieve over anti-Brexit plot
today 00:29 Boris Johnson's Queen speech to announce crackdown on foreign criminals sneaking into UK
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today 23:41 The quiet rebirth of the European centre left
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today 23:38 SNP has taken significant step in tackling Scotland’s horrendous drug-death toll
today 23:26 Disabled protesters demand return of wheelchairs and ramps ‘confiscated by police’
today 23:26 Half marathon cancelled over false alarm of man ‘acting suspiciously’
today 23:26 78-year-old becomes world’s oldest man with Down’s syndrome
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today 23:26 Harry Kane determined to lead England to Euro 2020 and admits ‘high pressure’ at Tottenham
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today 23:26 RAF unveils F-35 fighter jets with top speed of 1,200mph landing on HMS Queen Elizabeth
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today 22:50 Johnson to set out post-Brexit law and order drive in Queen's Speech
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today 22:23 Husband’s coffin dropped during funeral exposing his body to hundreds of mourners
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