Lake District : Local News
Super-fast broadband moves step closer for north Lancashire villages
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:30:16 +0000 - SUPER-fast fibre optic broadband is inching ever closer to a cluster of rural communities in north Lancashire.
'Lethal mix' of factors led to unnecessary deaths of one mum and eleven babies - report
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:36:34 +0000 - A DAMNING report into the deaths of babies and mothers in the care of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) has revealed there was a catalogue of failures at "almost every level".
Police issue advice on how to stay safe while shopping
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:51:06 +0000 - CUMBRIA Police are giving helpful tips to vulnerable shoppers to avoid cases of theft and fraud in stores.
United Utilities fined £750,000 after seven million litres of raw sewage flowed into Duddon Estuary
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:27:48 +0000 - UNITED Utilities has been fined £750,000 after pleading guilty to allowing seven million litres of raw sewage to flow into the Duddon Estuary.
Pressure group opposes wind turbine plan for Kirkby Moor
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 - PRESSURE group The Open Spaces Society has objected to plans by the Pegasus Planning Group to replace the wind turbines on common land at Kirkby Moor, near Ulverston, with much bigger ones.
Diamond ring, watches and bracelet among items stolen in burglary
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:29:02 +0000 - A DIAMOND ring, bracelet, watches and electronic equipment was stolen during a burglary near Kirkby Lonsdale.
Man admits being drunk and disorderly
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:39:53 +0000 - A KENDAL man has been fined for being drunk and disorderly after causing a disturbance in a Stramongate chip shop.