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Archive - Friday, 19 April 2002

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  • More black cat sitings

    A WOMAN and her son have reported seeing a big, black cat in the South Lakeland countryside - close to where another sighting was made earlier this year. read more

  • Bridge to close

    MILLER Bridge in Kendal will be closed for crucial resurfacing work between 7.30pm and 10.30pm tomorrow (Saturday). read more

  • Checkout: What's in the shops this weekend

    Greenbanks, Kendal: New season English salad - cucumbers - 45p each. read more

  • PrizeTime Competition: Win a Choral CD

    Choral Chillout is a double CD collection featuring more than two hours of some of the most beautiful vocal music ever composed. read more

  • Tinkering with traffic

    Sir, The Highways Department has squandered £ 65,000 trying to achieve the impossible on Hollins Lane in order to read more

  • Traffic - a look in the rear view mirror

    SIR, To help G. read more

  • Families under stress

    SIR, East Cumbria Family Support Association is a local voluntary group which offers confidential support and practical help to families with pre-school children who are experiencing disadvantage, difficulty or distress. read more

  • Searching for the secret

    SIR, No doubt many of your readers have seen the metal post sticking out of the shore at Silverdale adjacent to the Cove . read more

  • County shows will face tough security measures

    THE stewards at this year's Westmorland County Show will have to face a raft of measures in the wake of foot-and-mouth including hard hats, disposable white overalls, and even masks if they are dealing with straw, reports Michaela Robinson-Tate. read more

  • Another mile opens

    AFTER an intensive period of dredging, another mile of the northern reaches of the Lancaster Canal is to be opened by South Lakeland District Council chairman Roger Bingham on Tuesday, April 30. read more

  • JOb hunters head for Gas company

    Job hunters have flooded British Gas with applications for posts due to be created at the company's Barrow terminals. read more

  • Asylum group visits Lakeland

    A PARTY of 13 doctors of different nation-alities, who were either asylum seekers or people who have recently been granted asylum in this country, visited South Lakeland on Saturday. read more

  • 'More tax' budget welcomed

    CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown's tax-raising Budget has been broadly welcomed on the streets of South Lakeland. read more

  • Teens may face play area bans

    FAR-reaching measures to remove gangs of troublesome teenagers from gathering in children's play areas have been drawn up in a bid to cut crime and ease residents' fears, reports Karen Barden. read more

  • Heart Line: Heart ops go private

    PIONEERING heart patients from Morecambe Bay are travelling hundreds of miles to have their bypass surgery at a private hospital in a waiting list-busting move. read more

  • Stylish new village hall

    A STYLISH state-of-the-art village hall, which is set to greatly enhance community life in a Lune valley village, has opened this week. read more

  • New pub owners prepare for take over

    AN AWARD-WINNING South Lakeland country pub that attracts customers from far and wide will be sold next week. read more

  • Scarecrow Festival a big draw

    Dreamed up as a way of promoting the annual village fair, the Wray scarecrow festival has become a major visitor attraction and money-spinner in its own right. read more

  • Cumbria has best walks says American magazine

    Cumbria has the best walking country in Britain, according to the readers of a prestigious American magazine called British Heritage. read more

  • Blunkett in town

    HOME Secretary David Blunkett will take a Kendal audience through his mission to create a just, tolerant and safe society. read more

  • Price cuts will shatter confidence

    MORE milk price cuts expected in this month will "shatter industry confidence," says the NFU. read more

  • Show hopes grow

    HOPES are growing that this summer's show season could yet include a full range of livestock classes after the Government gave its most positive sign yet that sheep could be allowed at agricultural events in and around South Lakeland. read more

  • Last shout for Kendal Town

    FANS are being urged to flock to Parkside on Saturday to support Kendal Town's last-ditch bid to stay in the UniBond League. read more

  • Gold for Rebecca

    KENDAL AAC clubmates had a tussle to the finish line at the Vets National Cross Country meeting at Mansfield when Dianne Priestley was pushed all the way by Marrion Smith, who was just two seconds adrift. read more

  • Lunt strike cannot stop third defeat

    A THIRD consecutive defeat in Saturday's game saw Kendal slip precariously close to relegation, with a 2 - 1 defeat against Lincoln Utd. read more

  • Cycling: It's 'Danger' ahead

    SUNDAY'S Booths Grand Prix time trial around Windermere was every bit the thriller that had been predicted, writes Richard Belk.. read more

  • Amazing feat of endurance

    IN THESE modern times, pop stars are dubbed legends, footballers are congratulated for their bravery, and overweight people are courageous if they run a marathon for charity. read more

  • Barwick: a name that has Civil War fame!

    A THOUSAND years ago - more or less - some of the scattered inhabitants of this lovely area - Norse fold - called it " Vithy-slakki" - "the hollow in the wood." Then, and much later, it seems that both Norsemen and Anglo-Saxon were resident in the area - apparently without confrontation. read more

  • New book looks deep into Windermere's history

    The fascinating history of Windermere from ice age to global warming is told by leading scientist Professor Alan Pickering in his new book, Windermere: Restoring the Health of England's Largest Lake. read more

  • Out of Africa

    FOR A woman who reached the top her profession this was a returning to roots exercise for the educationalist. read more

  • Ben Procter edges home

    SEVENTEEN seconds covered the first four home in the 11th race in the Kendal Winter League series which was run from Staveley-in-Cartmel on Sunday. read more

  • Lakes men duel for points

    A HANDFUL of South Lakeland athletes took the ferry across to Northern Ireland for the annual Irish leg of the British fell-running championship. read more

  • Crucial tries by Gibson

    WINDERMERE consolid-ated their position at the top of the Cumbria Division with a well-deserved victory at Keswick's Davidson's Park. read more

  • Euro crisis study

    BIG-WIGS from the European Parliament will visit Kendal on Saturday to hear about the effects of the foot-and-mouth crisis in the county. read more

  • BSE declining

    BSE in Britain continues to decline, according to a progress report issued by DEFRA. read more

  • From Our Files

    25 Years-Ago-April 15, 1977-In step read more

  • Over The Gate by Jeff Swift

    I NEVER did see anyone ploughing with the big old traction engines of yesteryear when they had one at each end of the field to winch a many-furrowed plough back and forth across the field. read more

  • Farm survives ordeal

    A Lune valley farm, which also operates as a successful visitor attraction, suffered a double blow with the outbreak of foot-and-mouth last February. read more

  • IACS forms reminder

    KENDAL NFU is urging farmers in the area to get cracking with their IACS forms. read more

  • Flying game fade-out

    FLYING winger Jason Balmer raced in a hat-trick of tries but Kendal could not stop the tailspin that their campaign has been in since the turn of the year, conceding 25 unanswered points in a disappionting second-half display. read more

  • 'Pool pack last pace to foil Kirby

    A DETERMINED Blackpool set out to reverse a comfortable defeat at Kirkby's hands in the autumn and secure safety from relegation. read more

  • Foot-and-mouth memorial

    WORLD-FAMOUS artist Andy Goldsworthy has chosen a collapsed sheepfold high in the Howgills as the location for his ' memorial' to the foot-and-mouth outbreak, reports Rachel Kitchen. read more

  • Help for Cricket Club

    Young carpenters from Kendal College had the chance to put their skills to work renovating the scoreboard at Netherfield Cricket Club. read more

  • Steamer ready for Jubilee

    WINDERMERE Lake Cruises' Victorian steamer Tern is to emerge from her winter refit in time for the Golden Jubilee. read more

  • Enforcement is key to respect for laws

    THERE is a misguided tendency to believe that society's ills can be cured at a stroke by new legislation, even when there are perfectly adequate laws already available. read more

  • Fault prevents new building at Heysham

    A GEOLOGICAL fault in the land next to Heysham 1 and 2 has ruled out the possibility of ever building a new nuclear power station at that site. read more

  • Don't close our nursery

    MOTHERS in Morecambe have joined forces to fight County Council plans to close their day nursery. read more

  • Business fined

    A CARNFORTH business has been fined £3,000 for the illegal dumping and burning of waste on land at Yealand Conyers. read more

  • Fairtrade status sought

    Kendal could help disadvantaged producers from some of the world's poorer countries by becoming one of the first Fairtrade towns in the country. read more

  • Planters to blossom

    Permanent planters - lamp-posts with arms to support hanging baskets - are to start springing up at various sites around Kendal, town councillors were told at their latest meeting. read more

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