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  • Campaign to save Shire Hall

    CAMPAIGNERS fighting to save Appleby's historic Shire Hall have received the backing of Penrith and The Border MP David Maclean. read more

  • PrizeTime: Taste a winner

    This Sunday thousands of runners will be attempting to achieve their personal best while raising thousands for charity in the London Marathon. read more

  • CheckOut local grocery guide

    What's in the shops with the empahsis, where possible, on locally produced, seasonal and speciality foods. read more

  • From Our Files

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  • Future is in organic

    FEW families would relish the opportunity of taking on a farm in the current climate with agriculture facing an uncertain future as the Government ponders the recommendations of the Curry report, writes Farming Reporter Justin Hawkins. read more

  • Farmers 'unbowed'

    CUMBRIA'S farming comm-unities remain unbowed by the devastation wrought on them by foot-and-mouth, according to new research. read more

  • Euro delegates listen

    A 40-person strong delegation from the European Parliament is set to sweep across the region in a bid to hear fresh voices in the foot-and-mouth debate. read more

  • Guide through financial maze

    LLOYDS TSB bank has updated its guide to help farmers tap into Government funding streams. read more

  • Suckler search

    THE search is on to find the leading suckler herd in Cumbria and Northumberland. read more

  • Plastic success

    MORE than 1,000 tonnes of farm waste plastic has now been removed from Cumbria farms by the county's farm plastic recycling scheme. read more

  • Lancaster first to register gay couples

    LANCASTER City Council could become one of the first in the country to set up a 'civil partnership register' for gay and unmarried couples. read more

  • Hunting protest

    MEMBERS of all Lakeland fell packs, the Countryside Alliance, farmers and country sport enthusiasts are gathering outside the DEFRA office in Carlisle tomorrow to deliver a letter addressed to rural affairs minister Alun Michael protesting about his plans to introduce hunting legislation in the autumn. read more

  • Drug money on a roll

    LOCAL skateboarders are hoping money seized from convicted drug dealers will be heading to Lancaster to fund a skate park. read more

  • Queen Mother remembered

    Shoppers stood in silence and scores of businesses and stores closed on Tuesday as a last mark of respect for Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. read more

  • Dead dogs probe

    TESTS are being carried out on samples taken from four pet dogs which died at Millthrop, near Sedbergh. read more

  • Skull remains a mystery

    THE history of a skull discovered last summer on a South Lakeland beach still remains shrouded in mystery following the findings of a coroner's inquest. read more

  • Toilet closures meet with protest

    TOWN councillors have stepped up the fight to keep a number of public toilets open across the region. read more

  • Garbage to burn

    AN industrial-scale incinerator or a super-sized composting plant could be built in Cumbria in a bid to put a lid on the growing problem of waste in the region, reports Beth Broomby. read more

  • Stalwarts back out of elections

    Three long-standing district councillors with nearly half-a-century's service between them are bowing out this year to make way for some new faces. read more

  • Charity cycle

    A GROUP of Railtrack signallers is going off the rails this weekend for a sponsored cycle ride. read more

  • Bloom concert

    PLANS are being made to create "a mass of colour" in Kirkby Lonsdale with the support of a fund-raising concert this weekend. read more

  • Blind Date looks for love in the Lakes

    MILLIONS of people will be feasting their eyes on the Lake District this weekend as a Blind Date duo divulge details of their romantic break away to the nation, reports Nadia Jefferson-Brown. read more

  • Over The Gate by Jeff Swift

    STILL the word falling from the lips of politicians at the head of the DEFRA is "change." Apart from mutterings about being more efficient, none of them, even at this late stage, have specified exactly what sort of change the government is seeking from agriculture apart from an airy reference to being more efficient. read more

  • Budget plea to Chancellor

    THE NFU is calling on Chancellor Gordon Brown to fork out for farmers in next week's budget. read more

  • Queen of Folk by Karen Barden

    Jacqui McDonald is an unknown face riding the streets in an electronic buggy, writes Karen Barden. read more

  • Waiting for the osprey

    BIRD-LOVERS are eagerly awaiting the return of the pair of ospreys which successfully nested and reared a chick in the Lake District last year. read more

  • Strange objects in the sky

    STRANGE objects have been spotted in the skies over South Lakeland. read more

  • Blind artist graduates

    MICHAEL Hartley, registered blind since 1986, hopes his achievements will encourage other visually-impaired people that life does not stop because of sight problems, reports Emma Chesworth. read more

  • Midwife extends invite to Africans

    A MIDWIFE who took two years out to pass on her skills to trainee Kenyan nurses is hoping to return the favour and bring a party from the African country to Kendal. read more

  • Schools get involved in Jubilee

    HUNDREDS of boxed and inscribed medals are to be given to Kendal's primary and junior school children as part of the town's Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations. read more

  • Global travelling Mint Cake

    A BATTERED-LOOKING bar of Kendal Mint Cake has travelled the world on expeditions in the rucksack of a keen walker over the past decade, reports Mike Addison. read more

  • Playing tomorrow

    A FIXTURE alteration mix-up has forced Kendal to hurriedly bring forward their final National League fixture - at home against Newbury - to tomorrow (Saturday), a week ahead of schedule. read more

  • Sport: Weekend fixtures

    KENDAL Town's footballers host Lincoln United in Division 1 of the UniBond League on Saturday (3pm kick-off) and then travel to Spennymoor United on Tuesday evening (7.30pm). read more

  • Shrimps pay the penalty

    A LAST minute penalty dealt a bitter blow to Morecambe's FA Trophy chances, leaving them behind as they travel to Stevenage for next week's second leg. read more

  • Sailing: Flotsam lands gamble

    SAILING: The 2002 racing season began on Sunday with the first race in the Flying Fifteen Spring Trophy. read more

  • Fell Racing: Fine run from Symonds

    THERE were top-ten placings for two South Lakeland athletes in Saturday's four-and-a-half mile Pendle Fell Race which attracted 233 runners, writes Mike Addison. read more

  • Showground set to grow

    WESTMORLAND Agricultural Society is to extend the showground at Crooklands by 29 acres and one cottage. read more

  • In the pen by Elaine Hill

    A TESTING double gather sheep dog trial was organised on Sunday by Stuart Walton, of Kendal. read more

  • Rugby: Race on for Newbury

    A FIXTURE mix-up with the Rugby Football Union has left Kendal changing plans hurriedly as they bring forward their final fixture - at home against Newbury - to this Saturday instead of playing in a week's time as planned. read more

  • Last minute kick keeps leaders' slot

    A PENALTY goal in the last minute gave Cumbria League leaders Windermere the win in a cliff-hanging finish at Dawes Meadow. read more

  • Fightback thwarted

    INJURY-hit Kirkby fielded a makeshift side against Oldham in a North Lancs/Cumbria match on Saturday and made a bold fightback that they could not quite sustain. read more

  • Orienteering: Festival triumph

    ORIENTEERS travelled to the Forest of Dean over the Easter weekend for the Jan Kjellstrom festival and Vicky Brocklebank of Lakeland Orienteering won a trophy. read more

  • Football: Set-piece showpiece

    TIME-served experience overcame youthful endeavour as Corinthians FC struck twice in the space of two minutes to take a firm grip on the Westmorland Car Sales Senior Cup at Parkside on Tuesday evening, writes Richard Daniels. read more

  • Footballl: What a waste

    KENDAL Town boss Peter Smith was in a state of disbelief after watching his side spurn a pile of goals when losing 3-0 to Rossendale United on Wednesday, but the damage has been limited by defeats for a couple of their fellow strugglers. read more

  • Football: Power without glory

    A GOAL from North Ferriby's Rob Dewhurst five minutes from time gave the home side the points on Saturday and increased the pressure on Peter Smith's men at the bottom of the Unibond First Division. read more

  • Fighting back

    There is a saying in commerce that new businesses do not make any money until their third year, reports Ellis Butcher. read more

  • A taste of success

    A number of South Lakeland businesses enjoyed success at a recent meet the buyer event. read more

  • One year in jail for vigilante

    A MORECAMBE man took the law into his own hands, with the aim of teaching a lesson to someone he suspected of theft. read more

  • Optimism over multiplex

    THE City Council is optimistic that the multiplex cinema in the centre of Lancaster will go ahead even if Warner decide to pull out. read more

  • Donation to heart unit

    EQUIPMENT totalling £9,000 was presented to the Coronary Care Unit at Royal Lancaster Infirmary by Heart Concern, the local heart support group, this week. read more

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