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'We will prosecute' - 'dangerous' cannabis sweets designed to look like children's treats seized by police

POLICE have been commended for taking action after ‘dangerous’ sweets ‘that will both rot your teeth and your mind’ were seized.

‘Multiple incidents’ of young people becoming intoxicated from cannabis-infused sweets have been reported in the Lake

today 12:17
Much-loved son from Kendal who opposed drugs died a drug and alcohol related death- inquest

A MUCH-loved man, whose friends lined the streets in tribute following his death, died from alcohol and drug toxicity; an inquest heard.

Thomas Seward, of Burneside, died at the age of 32 at his friend Neil Tallon’s house on Broad Ing in Kendal on May 16.

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today 10:11
Much-loved son from Kendal who opposed drugs died a drug and alcohol related death- inquest

A MUCH-loved man, whose friends lined the streets in tribute following his death, died from alcohol and drug toxicity; an inquest heard.

Thomas Seward, of Burneside, died at the age of 32 at his friend Neil Tallon’s house on Broad Ing in Kendal on May 16.

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today 04:56
Ulverston gin shop and distillery shortlisted for Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2020

A GIN shop and distillery in Ulverston has been named on the shortlist of retailers in the running to be named Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2020.

Award-winning gin shop and distiller, Shed 1 Distillery, has been shortlisted for a special award to be given to the independent

yesterday 17:23
Assault committed by a woman in a mobility scooter on Kendal high street

POLICE are investigating an incident of assault that occurred on October 20 at around 5pm in Yard 57, Highgate.

A local man in his 40's, wearing a high visibility jacket, was assaulted by a woman in her 50’s, who was riding a mobility scooter.

Officers are keen to

yesterday 16:20
Warrant issued for arrest of absent South Cumbria child cruelty mum

A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a South Cumbria mum, facing sentence for drunken child cruelty crimes, after she failed to attend court twice in a week.

The woman, who is aged in her 30s, had been present at Carlisle Crown Court early last month when she entered guilty

yesterday 12:08
141 more coronavirus cases diagnosed in Cumbria

The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Cumbria increased by 141 over the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 5,662 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Thursday (October 22) in Cumbria, up from 5,521 the

yesterday 11:05
Coronavirus round up Cumbria: Friday, October 23

POSITIVE Covid-19 tests have been received from a student and a member of staff from St Joseph's Catholic High School in Workington.

In an open letter on Monday, headteacher Jacky Kennedy said: "One of our cleaning staff and a student in Year 9 are positive.

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yesterday 07:56
Ulverston pub announces it is not closing after two positive Covid-19 cases

PUB landlords have announced they are not closing after customers tested positive for Covid-19.

Bosses at the Hope and Anchor pub in Ulverston have revealed that two of their punters have received positive tests for Covid-19.

The landlords said they have been informed they

yesterday 05:50
Netflix series The Witcher, starring Superman actor Henry Cavill, begins filming in the Lakes

Filming for a hit Netflix TV series has begun in the Lake District.

The Witcher, a fantasy drama, is filming its second series in Cumbria after it was confirmed in an Instagram post by actor Henry Cavill, who plays protagonist Geralt of Rivia.

The series will reportedly be

2020-10-22 19:14
South Lakes MP backs Marcus Rashford campaign and votes in favour of extending free schools meals over summer holidays

AN MP has voted in favour of extending free school meals across the summer holidays.

South Lakes MP Tim Farron has voted to extend free school meals to eligible children after Number 10 said the scheme would not be prolonged through the October half-term.

England

2020-10-22 15:02
First round of the cup kicks off in James Cropper League

THE FIRST round of the Junior Cup has kicked off in the James Cropper Westmorland Football League.

Round one of the Cup got underway on a competitive round of action.

The opening main game of the afternoon stood out as Kendal United Reserves' defeat over AFC Carlisle.

2020-10-22 13:59
Barrovians travelling to Ulverston for a pint as households banned from mixing in Barrow

THIRSTY pub-goers from virus-hit Barrow eager for a pint travelled to Ulverston in an effort to evade restrictions on gatherings.

People that are living in the Barrow borough - including Dalton and Askam - are currently banned from mixing households while indoors under the Tier 2

2020-10-22 13:59
South Lakes MP backs Marcus Rashford campaign and votes in favour of extending free schools meals over summer holidays

AN MP has voted in favour of extending free school meals across the summer holidays.

South Lakes MP Tim Farron has voted to extend free school meals to eligible children after Number 10 said the scheme would not be prolonged through the October half-term.

England

2020-10-22 13:59
SEND Children school places Cumbria

Sandgate School Kendal plans to increase its special needs places form 80 to 120 children.

The school situated on Sandylands Rd, Kendal has been reviewing its places in the school after the board of governors wrote a report saying more places for special education and disability

2020-10-22 11:53
Coronavirus round up Cumbria: Thursday, October 22

YESTERDAY saw the largest single-day increase in the number of positive covid-19 cases in Carlisle since the beginning of the pandemic.

According to Government data on positive Covid-19 cases published by the Government, there were 61 new Covid-19 cases recorded in the Carlisle

2020-10-22 10:47
Daily News
Debutant Edinson Cavani comes close but United and Chelsea draw a blank

Edinson Cavani nearly scored with his first touch for Manchester United as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men fought out a goalless draw with Chelsea in the pouring rain.

Having lost this season’s previous Premier League home matches to Crystal Palace and Tottenham in chastening

today 20:41
Zinedine Zidane savours Clasico triumph as Ronald Koeman rues VAR penalty call

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane reflected on a “perfect” victory after his side won El Clasico 3-1 at the Nou Camp – leaving Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman fuming again at VAR.

Both sides were out to respond on the back of shock defeats last weekend, which was

today 20:41
Exeter are double winners after edging out battling Wasps at Twickenham

Exeter joined the ranks of English double winners after digging deep to end Wasps’ courageous resistance in treacherous conditions at Twickenham.

A week after edging Racing 92 to claim their first European title, the Chiefs emerged 19-13 winners from the Gallagher Premiership final

today 20:41
Great deeds, memorable goals and big announcements – Saturday’s sporting social

Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media.

Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from October 24.

VVV-Venlo had a day to forget.

87. We hebben een record te pakken… #VVVAJA | 0-13

today 20:41
'Period property' is the most expensive house currently listed on the market in Ulverston

DESCRIBED as an 'ideal family home', Rightmove have revealed which is the most expensive property in Ulverston currently on the market.

Based on The Drive, 0.1 miles from Ulverston Station, this period property has been listed on Rightmove.co.uk and Zoopla.co.uk asking for

today 20:41
Police concerned for welfare of missing teen from Endmoor

POLICE are searching for a missing 15-year-old named Sophie Hargreaves from Endmoor.

Sophie went missing from home yesterday (23 Oct) and it is believed she was in the High Bentham area of North Yorkshire yesterday evening.

She is described as white, of slight build and

today 20:41
Murder suspect in hospital after woman’s body found at beauty spot

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man, who is in hospital with serious injuries, on suspicion of the murder of a woman whose body was discovered at a National Trust estate.

Thames Valley Police found the body in woodland on the Watlington Hill estate, Oxfordshire, just before 6pm on

today 19:38
Lucky number 13 for Ajax at VVV-Venlo as Real Madrid celebrate El Clasico win

Ajax set a new Eredivisie record with a 13-0 away win at 10-man VVV-Venlo while Real Madrid claimed a 3-1 victory in El Clasico against Barcelona at an empty Nou Camp.

Lassina Traore scored five goals as Ajax shrugged off their midweek Champions League defeat by Liverpool to move back top

today 19:38
Latest news from Blackpool
today 19:38 Murder suspect in hospital after woman’s body found at beauty spot
today 19:38 Lucky number 13 for Ajax at VVV-Venlo as Real Madrid celebrate El Clasico win
today 19:38 Ireland camp ‘gutted’ as Garry Ringrose suffers broken jaw during Italy victory
today 19:38 Leeds match £25,000 pledged by players to Marcus Rashford’s campaign
today 19:38 In Pictures: The reopening of Pooley Bridge
today 18:35 Police make arrests at anti-lockdown protest in central London
today 18:35 Mr Bojangles songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker dies aged 78
today 18:35 Lewis Hamilton pips Valtteri Bottas to Portuguese pole position
today 18:35 Ireland hammer Italy to keep Six Nations title hopes intact
today 18:35 Scott Parker determined to turn things around at Fulham
today 18:35 Tim Wellens sprints to stage five win in Vuelta as Primoz Roglic remains in red
today 18:35 Tim Farron prepares for Langdale half marathon
today 18:35 Reminder: The clocks go back an hour tonight
today 18:35 Big gains on farm deer productivity in uplands
today 18:35 Ambitious young Cumbrian Holstein breeder wins prestigious Louise Hartley Award
today 18:35 Vaccine race: Test subjects could be exposed to Covid in January
today 17:32 Tyson Fury announces London fight for December with opponent revealed ‘soon’
today 17:32 Jairo Riedewald and Wilfried Zaha give Crystal Palace victory at 10-man Fulham
today 17:32 Phil Foden goal rescues a point for Manchester City at West Ham
today 17:32 Real Madrid brush aside Barcelona and return to the top of LaLiga
today 17:32 WEIRD UK NEWS: Wedding pictures taken on the railway is "plain stupidity"
today 17:32 The Sister star Russell Tovey opens up about the challenges of his latest role in ITV thriller
today 17:32 Hugh Grant on how he 'couldn't say no' to latest project The Undoing with co-stars Nicole Kidman and Donald Sutherland
today 17:32 Reminder: The clocks go back an hour tonight
today 17:32 Study shows lasting effect of Covid-19
today 17:32 Sexual health services in Kendal are offering video consultations
today 17:32 Big gains on farm deer productivity in uplands
today 17:32 Ambitious young Cumbrian Holstein breeder wins prestigious Louise Hartley Award
today 17:32 Vaccine race: Test subjects could be exposed to Covid in January
today 17:32 'Period property' is the most expensive house currently listed on the market in Ulverston
today 16:29 Petition challenges ban on supermarkets selling non-essential items in Wales
today 16:29 I voted for a guy named Trump, says president after casting ballot in Florida
today 16:29 Pep Guardiola puts Man City’s struggles down to injuries and hectic schedule
today 16:29 Lewis Hamilton on Portuguese pole in quest to become most victorious F1 driver
today 16:29 Marcelo Bielsa hails ‘homogeneous’ Leeds squad after impressive victory at Villa
today 16:29 Kendal business calls free school meals vote "a disgrace" and offers their help to vulnerable children
today 15:26 Phil Foden earns Man City point after Michail Antonio’s spectacular opener
today 15:26 Tao Geoghegan Hart wins penultimate stage to boost Giro d’Italia hopes
today 15:26 Kendal teen completes running challenge for NHS Charities Together
today 15:26 Police reveal location of mobile speed camera today
today 15:26 Kendal business calls free school meals vote "a disgrace" and offers their help to vulnerable children
today 14:23 Activists condemn ‘toxic’ Trump in protest against trade deal with US
today 14:23 Organiser hit with £10,000 fine after 50-person party breaches Covid rules
today 14:23 Fighting over disputed region goes on despite US mediation
today 14:23 Guinea’s president wins third term, says electoral commission
today 14:23 Leeds support Marcus Rashford’s free school meals campaign with £25,000 donation
today 14:23 Barrow based business Stollers gives huge donation to St Mary's Hospice
today 13:20 Activists condemn ‘toxic’ Trump in protest against trade deal with US
today 13:20 Milk snake brings all the boys to the car
today 13:20 Valtteri Bottas continues to dominate Portuguese Grand Prix practice
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today 20:20 Coronavirus: Arrests as police officers injured at anti-lockdown protests in central London
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today 19:59 Melania Trump: Ex-boyfriend's stunning confession about First Lady unveiled
today 19:59 Labour attacked for 'weird anti-capitalist' stunt as Wales bans sale of candles and socks
today 19:59 Nadia Sawalha speaks out in confession with husband Mark: 'So effing sick of it all'
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today 19:59 Brexit deal could be reached if THREE key stumbling blocks are overcome this weekend
today 19:59 Brexit breakthrough as trade talks could enter crucial new phase next week
today 19:59 Anti-lockdown protests descend into chaos as people refuse to wear masks - 10 arrested
today 19:59 Tess Daly's appearance leaves Strictly fans in turmoil moments into show ‘Hasn't improved!
today 19:59 UK cold weather forecast: Deep Atlantic depression to hit Britain with 65mph winds
today 19:59 Strictly Come Dancing pro claims Anton Du Beke will never win: ‘Same thing, another year'
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today 19:32 North Point Shopping Centre ban for children wearing school uniform
today 19:32 North Point Shopping Centre ban for children wearing school uniform
today 19:17 Boris Johnson failed to reply to 'personal' letter sent by Marcus Rashford asking for help feeding hungry children
today 18:56 Bulldog found collapsed in street after being ‘attacked with machete’
today 18:56 Girl, 12, kills herself after ‘relentless’ online bullying during lockdown
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today 18:56 Gemma Atkinson sends Gorka and Strictly 2020's Maisie Smith a message ahead of first dance
today 18:56 Brian May on ‘very tight-knit Queen family’ with Freddie Mercury estate owner Mary Austin
today 18:56 Queen’s staff to spend staggering amount of time changing clocks at royal residences
today 18:56 Royal snub: Prince William ‘sent message’ to Prince Harry which was ‘taken to heart’
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today 18:56 Sadiq Khan rejects Boris Johnson's TfL bailout plan - 'You lied plain and simple!'
today 18:14 Coronavirus: People in Scotland told 'stay at home' this Halloween as Bonfire Night advice issued
today 17:53 UK records another 23,012 coronavirus cases as 174 more people die
today 17:53 What time are the clocks going back tonight – do we lose or gain an hour?
today 17:53 Heart attack: Sweating for no reason? Lesser-known warning sign of the dangerous condition
today 17:53 Andrea Bocelli opens up on Music For Hope lockdown performance – ‘Moment of great emotion’
today 17:53 Giovanni Pernice's Strictly co-star Luba Mushtuk sets record straight on their 'romance'
today 17:53 SNP shamed: Sturgeon savaged for 'appalling' plot to rush through independence in a year
today 17:53 'We've spent £1BILLION' Tories stick to guns over 'no brainer' free school meals decision
today 17:26 247 new East Yorkshire coronavirus cases confirmed in 24 hours
today 17:26 247 new East Yorkshire coronavirus cases confirmed in 24 hours
today 17:26 Hull hospital staff told to 'catch Covid and die' with vile abuse on the rise
today 17:26 Hull hospital staff told to 'catch Covid and die' with vile abuse on the rise
today 17:11 Coronavirus: UK records another 174 COVID-19 deaths and 23,012 more cases
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