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Public encouraged to have their say on Grange-over-Sands Lido

David Morris MP with caseworkers Emma Smith and Yvonne Kent

MP Morris gets out and about on summer tour to meet constituents

Phil Halsall

Contract corruption claims are 'nonsense' says suspended Lancashire County Council boss

Cumbria county councillors claim more than £1m in allowances and expenses


Parking fines profit denied


Clash between council members after councillors “removed” from meeting of cabinet


Council chiefs head to Ulverston to hear residents' views

Former SLDC leader Hilary Stephenson resigns from council

Former SLDC leader Hilary Stephenson resigns from council


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South Lakeland MP calls on Government to 'give refuge to Afghan interpreters and their families'


Shadow Tory team on Cumbria County Council revealed by opposition leader

North West MEP backs William Hague's proposal for veto on EU legislation

Early retirement: Jill Stannard, head of Cumbria County Council

UPDATED: County Council plan to reveal retirement sum of Chief Executive - but not until summer 2014


Thousands line the streets for Margaret Thatcher's funeral

The coffin of Baroness Thatcher rests in the Crypt Chapel of St Mary Undercroft beneath the Houses of Parliament in central London

Margaret Thatcher's coffin moved to Westminster in preparation for funeral

INSPIRING WORDS: The Westmorland poet  and diplomat Cecil Spring-Rice

Funeral hymn chosen by Baroness Thatcher 'inspired by Ullswater landscape'

Debate is growing over Margaret Thatcher's legacy

Thatcher legacy debate ahead of funeral

Simon Weston

Weston plea for 'dignified' Thatcher funeral

Big Ben will be silenced on Wednesday as a mark of respect

Big Ben to remain silent for Thatcher funeral

A coffin draped with a flag during the dress rehearsal

Thatcher funeral rehearsal 'went very well'

BBC in Thatcher death song row

2,000 invited to Thatcher's funeral

700 forces personnel to attend Thatcher funeral

Parliament recall for Thatcher tributes questioned

David Cameron on the House of Commons this afternoon

Cameron: 'Thatcher made Britain great again'

Mark Thatcher overwhelmed by public support

Parliament pays tribute to Thatcher

Former Westmorland MP pays tribute to Margaret Thatcher

Former Westmorland MP pays tribute to Margaret Thatcher

Ex-miners 'will not mourn Thatcher'

Call to halt Thatcher celebrations

Ceremonial pomp at Thatcher funeral

Queen Elizabeth II with Baroness Thatcher at Claridge's in London for a dinner to celebrate the former Prime Minister's 70th birthday. Photo: PA

The Queen's relationship with Thatcher

The Queen will attend next Wednesday's funeral

Queen to attend Thatcher funeral

Bowness hotel's expansion plans are turned down by Lake District planners

Thatcher early in her premiership

Love-hate reaction to Thatcher polarises media

Baroness Thatcher

Parliament tribute to Lady Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

Former Conservative PM Margaret Thatcher dies


LIVE BLOG: Reaction to news of death of Margaret Thatcher

Hundreds 'celebrate' Thatcher death

Margaret Thatcher

Glittering tribute from former aide

Full military honours for Thatcher's funeral

Authorised biography of Thatcher to be published

Death puts brake on election campaigns

Tony Blair with Baroness Thatcher

Blair praises Thatcher's 'generous spirit'

Angry reaction to Galloway tweet

Margaret Thatcher

Thatcher remembered in home town of Grantham

Barroso hails 'great stateswoman'

Thatcher had become increasingly frail

Thatcher's deteriorating health

The decision to go to war was traumatic for the PM

Trauma and triumph of the Falklands war

The PM who took on the unions - and won

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