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United Utliities spends £817m on regions water service

0 Have your say Water firm United Utilities has pumped more than £817m into improving its North West network that service Lancashire. According to UU’s annual results, published this week, the funds are part of a five year investment programme worth...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 08:17
 

Lancashire man jailed after drugs squad bust at Kendal Calling

A man from Lancashire has been jailed following a drugs squad bust at Kendal Calling music festival. Lee Clayton, 46, of Juniper Court, Accrington, was jailed for two-and-a-half years on May 24 at Carlisle Crown Court for supplying Class A and B...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 08:09
 

VIDEO: A masterclass in the art of the summer barbecue

When the sun appears, you can guarantee many a barbecue will be dusted down from the shed and the fridge will stocked up with sausages and burgers. For the slightly more adventurous of us, ribs and chicken breasts might be prepared for throwing on the...

Lancaster Guardian, yesterday, 08:05
 
GDPR: Everything you need to know about the new data laws

GDPR: Everything you need to know about the new data laws

New data laws come into force in Europe today, but how will the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) affect businesses and the general public? What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation is a new, EU-wide law that gives greater power to...

News & Star, yesterday, 08:03
 
Edinburgh Woollen Mill confirms it will move headquarters to Carlisle

Edinburgh Woollen Mill confirms it will move headquarters to Carlisle

Retailer Edinburgh Woollen Mill has confirmed it is moving its headquarters from Langholm to Carlisle. The 190 workers based in the Scottish border town will transfer to the city when the new base in Rufus House, Castle Street, opens at the end of...

News & Star, yesterday, 07:44
 

Parking your car the wrong way round could land you a £1000 fine

0 Have your say It's a little known rule in the Highway Code that could land you with a big fine. Unless you're in a marked bay, if you're parking your car outside your Sheffield home at night then it must be parked in a certain direction. Under Rule...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 07:39
 
Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following crash with car

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following crash with car

A motorcyclist is in a serious condition in hospital after being involved in a crash with a Jaguar car yesterday afternoon. The Honda biker, 54, was travelling on the A5086 at Lamplugh towards Whitehaven when the collision occurred. Police say he...

News & Star, yesterday, 07:38
 
Global health conference to return to Cumbria after snow forced last minute cancellation

Global health conference to return to Cumbria after snow forced last minute cancellation

A global health conference due to take place in Cumbria has now been rescheduled after bad weather forced its cancellation. The annual World Health Innovation Summit (WHIS) was due to take place in the county back in March, when the Beast from the...

News & Star, yesterday, 07:34
 

Orphaned fox cub rescued from busy road by West Cumbrian animal lover - VIDEO OF MEL'S FURRY FRIEND

The woman behind a haven for rescue animals has a new furry friend. Mel James runs Ani-Mel Haven, a registered charity for rescue animals, from Bank Mill Nurseries at Mawbray near Allonby. For the last two weeks Mel has been hand-rearing Mabel, a...

News & Star, yesterday, 07:34
 

Hats off to Headway with teddies, titters and titfers

Quirky and colorful hats were fashioned to celebrate the work of Headway North Cumbria. The vital charity, which is a dedicated branch of the national Headway Charity, works with people affected by brain injuries. Hats for Headway takes place annually...

News & Star, yesterday, 07:34
 
Police crush major Carlisle drug conspiracy

Police crush major Carlisle drug conspiracy

Police smashed a £300,000 cocaine supply plot involving gang members who included a pensioner. Officers used covert surveillance to round-up seven criminals who played roles of varying importance in a Carlisle conspiracy spanning seven months. At the...

News & Star, yesterday, 07:34
 

Global health conference to return to Cumbria after snow forced last minute cancellation

A global health conference due to take place in Cumbria has now been rescheduled after bad weather forced its cancellation. The annual World Health Innovation Summit (WHIS) was due to take place in the county back in March, when the Beast from the...

Cumberland News, yesterday, 07:26
 

Charity football tournament among highlights of busy weekend calendar

Following the success of Kick Off 4 Cancer last year, the tournament and family fun day will return to Hawcoat Park on Saturday to bring the curtain down on Dementia Action week in style. Spurred on by his father's diagnosis, organiser Dan Webber...

North West Evening Mail, yesterday, 07:15
 

Top tips for the gents ahead of The Mail Picnic Day at Cartmel

Bringing the curtain down on the three-stage Whit Holiday meeting, Wednesday's event will see crowds gather at the racecourse for another day of fun and entertainment on and off the track. Racegoers will vie for the honour of being named best dressed...

North West Evening Mail, yesterday, 07:15
 

Coroner warns of 'worrying trend' of drug abuse in Barrow at inquest of 41-year-old man

An inquest into the death Terry Round, of Barrow, concluded that he had died from a drug related death in August last year. Mr Round was found deceased on August 12 by friends and neighbours who forced entry into his Egerton Court flat on Barrow...

North West Evening Mail, yesterday, 07:15
 


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