Lake District : Local News
Married couple in hospital after husband plunges 100m from Helvellyn
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:35:28 +0000 - A MARRIED couple have been airlifted to safety after falling 20 meters down an icy Helvellyn slope today (March 11).
MP Tim Farron makes the case for flood defence in South Lakeland
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:50:00 +0000 - WESTMORLAND MP Tim Farron has called for more local flood defence schemes in South Lakeland.
Windermere woman fined for causing 'unnecessary suffering' to pet dog
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 - A WOMAN who hid her dog?s skin infection to avoid a vet bill has been fined more than £2,000 and banned from keeping pets.
M6 barrier repair works are under way
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:41:40 +0000 - DRIVERS using the M6 between Shap and Penrith are being advised of lane closures from Monday as work gets under way to repair and maintain the central reservation barrier along an eight-mile stretch of the motorway.
SLDC poised to write off nearly £40K in unpaid council tax - bringing total uncollected to £110,000
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:52:41 +0000 - HIGH-ranking councillors are meeting next week to consider writing off nearly £40,000 in unpaid council tax.
Farron hits out at 'woefully inadequate' Broadband map - but CCC says it is not meant to be precise
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:28:09 +0000 - WESTMORLAND MP Tim Farron remains at loggerheads with the county council over what he calls a lack of clarity about the roll out of a £23.8 million superfast broadband initiative across Cumbria.
Nearly one in every two kids in deprived area of Barrow are living in poverty - 'jaw-dropping' survey finds
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:32:31 +0000 - NEARLY half of children brought up in some deprived areas of Barrow are living in poverty, an official report has found.