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How to appeal a parking fine: your rights around unfair tickets

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 9:26pm
Getting a parking ticket is always a pain, but a ticket issued unfairly is even worse. Luckily, there are steps you to can take to appeal an unfair parking ticket.

Primark warns coronavirus could lead to 'supply shortages'

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 9:10pm
PRIMARK has warned it may run have a shortage of new stock because of delays caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China.

Coronavirus mask that works with Apple Face ID - but is it for real?

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 6:00pm
A FACE mask modelled on your own nose and mouth is being advertised online - and its creator claims it will unlock your phone.

Folk music legends Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle and John McCusker to bring top class show to Kendal Brewery Arts Centre

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 5:01pm
FOLK music legends Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle and John McCusker bring their own blend of folk songs to Kendal.

Four neighbours win £1000 in People’s Postcode Lottery

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 5:01pm
FOUR people in Bolton le Sands are celebrating today after winning £1,000 each thanks to their lucky postcode.

Zoo diary: February half term heralds a busy start to the visitor season - summer is almost here

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 5:00pm
We tend to think of February Half Term as the start of our main season here at the zoo as it has Easter close on its heels then Whit Week - then before you can blink it’s the main summer holidays.

Pure Lakes skincare moves to reduce waste

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 5:00pm
The co-owner of a skincare company says he was inspired to encourage its customers to re-use packaging by the growing climate crisis.

Cumbria LEP launches campaign to encourage young people to stay in county

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 5:00pm
A new campaign is preparing to promote the careers open to young people in Cumbria.

Writing was on the wall for Shadows – classic vinyl column

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 5:00pm
FORMED in 1958, the original Shadows included Hank B. Marvin (b. Brian Rankin 1941), the name Hank was a childhood nickname he acquired, Marvin was inspired by the American Country singer Marvin Rainwater.

Marine internship opportunity for the North West extended

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 4:24pm
FOLLOWING the success of last year’s part-time, 12 week pilot programme funded by The Crown Estate, a new six month internship focused on the marine environment has been announced for the North West

No trains between Ulverston and Millom during Barrow subway work

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 3:53pm
NO trains will be running between Ulverston and Millom over three days in the next two weeks.

Barn to be converted into multi-purpose fitness studio

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 12:01pm
submitted to convert a barn just outside of Penrith.

Ceilidh evening to be held in village hall

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 12:01pm
THE next meeting of the Wednesday club will be on February 26 at 7.30pm in Storth Village Church, when Anne Burrow will give an illustrated talk on the vital work of the Air Ambulance in this area.

School recognised for innovative practice

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 12:01pm
A NORTH Yorkshire school is one of just 18 in the UK to have been named a Microsoft Showcase School, recognising "innovative practices throughout (its) leadership, teaching, and learning."

New home for St John Ambulance teams after success of fundraising campaign

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 12:00pm
THE unveiling of a plaque opened a major new chapter in the life of first aid volunteers in South Cumbria as a new headquarters came into full use.

Helping redundant workers into teaching

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 12:00pm
A new service has been launched to help businesses guide people they are making redundant into a career in teaching.

Rock star Paul Weller coming to The Sands Centre

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 11:05am
Rock star Paul Weller is coming back to Cumbria this year.

Met Office issue weather warning for ice

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 10:25am
The Met Office has issued at warning for ice.

Hundreds of homes without power

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 10:17am
Hundreds of homes are without power across the county.

Snow causes disruption for motorists

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 8:53am
Snow is causing disruption for motorists on roads across the county today.