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Coronavirus: As it happens on Wednesday, June 3

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'Drunk' woman taken to hospital after trespassing on railway line in Barrow

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 8:50pm
A DRUNK woman slipped and injured her head after trespassing on the railway line in Barrow, police said.

Lakes hotel on the market for £3m

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 5:22pm
A HOTEL in the Lake District is on the market for £3m.

An 80 year old woman has made hundreds of face masks for her community

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 5:01pm
An 80 year old woman dubbed a ‘local hero’ by friends has been making face masks for key workers

Cumberland branches extend opening

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 5:01pm
Branches of the Cumberland will increase their opening times from Monday.

Blade & Rose celebrates 10 years in business

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 5:00pm
Like many entrepreneurs, Amanda Peffer’s business idea was born out of personal necessity.

999 vehicles blocked in Lakes by parked cars

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 4:52pm
DRIVERS are being urged to park considerately after blocking emergency services in some parts of the Lake District.

Downing Street scraps weekend press conferences

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 3:16pm
The daily Downing Street press conferences will no longer take place at weekends when viewing figures are "significantly lower", Number 10 has said.

South Cumbria MP to hold Q&A online for public consultation

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 12:03pm
MEMBERS of the public will have the chance to quiz their MP on Friday.

Covid-19 and your pension: what you will need to know

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 12:01pm
Worried what the pandemic means for your pension? Here's why it's best to think carefully before making knee-jerk decisions, says Vicky Shaw.

Transport for the North calls to prioritise Cumbrian rail upgrades

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 12:01pm
Key Cumbrian rail projects are some of the priorities included in a submission to a national body which will help shape the future of transport in the North.

Survey reveals how businesses are faring during Covid-19

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 12:00pm
A survey to assess the impact of Covid-19 on Cumbria's economy has revealed businesses have seen their turnover halved during lockdown, but there was a cautious optimism about the future.

Shocking footage shows groups climbing barrier at Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 11:55am
SHOCKING footage has emerged which shows a number of people climbing the barrier at a closed North Yorkshire tourist trail.

Full rescue team called out to man with suspected broken femur at Black Moss Pot

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 9:11am
A FULL rescue team and helicopter were called out to a man with a suspected broken femur in the Langstrath Valley.

Investigation launched after engraved watches reported stolen at Holme

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 8:38am
THE report of a burglary in which two engraved watches were taken is being probed.

Coronavirus: As it happens on Tuesday, June 2

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 7:33am
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Lakes named as one of top places to move to

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 8:48pm
THE Lake District has been named among the most popular destinations for relocation.

Cumbrians urged to enter 'kindness' competition

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 7:40pm
A CHARITY is hosting a creative kindness competition in celebration of good deeds across the county.

Two arrested after assault in Ambleside

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 6:13pm
A MAN broke a tooth in an alleged assault.

New app is 'lifeline' for Ulverston firms

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 5:40pm
A NEW online marketplace has provided a lifeline for independent businesses in Ulverston.