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  1. Critically endangered turtle found in south Cumbria diesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The Kemp's Ridley turtle was due to be taken to Lakes Aquarium, Newby Bridge, on the day it died by Grange woman Sarah Neill, Cumbria Co-ordinator for British Divers Marine Life Rescue. The turtle washed ashore on North Walney Nature Reserve in December, thousands of miles from its usual feeding ground around the Gulf of Mexico.

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  2. Blackpool, Morecambe Bay and South Ribble among coastal areas to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Southport Visiter

    Blackpool, Morecambe Bay and South Ribble among coastal areas to enjoy record A 36million Government investment - but no cash for Southport The money - from the Coastal Communities Fund - will support projects that will create nearly 3,000 jobs and almost 1,500 apprenticeships and training places nationally. It is the biggest round of cash provided by the Fund for schemes that are also attracting A 36million in additional financing.

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  3. Rare turtle washed up on Cumbrian beach diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | News and Star

    A rare turtle found washed up on a Cumbrian beach and being cared for at a county aquarium has died. The Kemp's ridley sea turtle died this morning shortly before it was due to be moved from Maryport aquarium to the Lakes Aquarium, Windermere, where it was to be tube fed in a last resort to save its life.

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  4. Truth about maternity care must be revealed, insists Barrow MPRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | North-West Evening Mail

    AN MP has declared a report into the deaths of mothers and babies at maternity units in south Cumbria should be published as soon as possible - regardless of any "political difficulties" it may cause. Speaking in the House of Commons yesterday, Barrow and Furness representative John Woodcock said it was more important for the families of those involved to hear the truth about the circumstances surrounding the tragedies.

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  5. Ambleside suffer last minute defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ONLY a handful of games survived the weekend weather but glimpses of quality shone through the clouds in the West Lancashire Football League. Two matches took place in the Premier Division kicking off with Blackpool Wren Rovers suffering a home defeat to fellow Lancashire side Slyne-with-Hest.

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  6. Rare turtle found off Walney coast refusing to eatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | North-West Evening Mail

    THE fortunes of a rare turtle which washed up on the shore of Walney have taken a turn for the worse as it has stopped eating. Sealife experts have been caring for the Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle, which was discovered off the coast of North Walney National Nature Reserve, since December 20. The rare turtle is usually spotted around the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, but may have been "cold-stunned" by a drop in temperatures.

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  7. STUDENTS from around Barrow became real-life engineers for the day at a recent event.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Pupils Ralph Ching and Katie Pugh design a safety beacon for cyclists to warn them of potential hazards using electrical circuits to create a 3D prototype during an engineering event at St Bernard's in Barrow. Pupils Ralph Ching and Katie Pugh design a safety beacon for cyclists to warn them of potential hazards using electrical circuits to create a 3D prototype during an engineering event at St Bernard's in Barrow.

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  8. South Cumbria students hailed for engineering talentRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | North-West Evening Mail

    Six Furness schools competed in an Institution of Engineering and Technology Faraday Challenge Day at St Bernard's Catholic High School on Friday. The host school competed along with Chetwynde School, Dowdales School, Furness Academy, Walney School and Ulverston Victoria High School.

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  9. A 5k damage to car in Barrow streetRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | North-West Evening Mail

    Cumbria police said a capping stone was thrown at a grey Nissan car parked in Osprey Drive, Walney, causing significant damage to the roof and window frame. The incident happened sometime between yesterday and today. Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrow police on 101.

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  10. Could these antlers discovered on a Cumbrian beach be 20k years old?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Daily Mail

    One dead, two critical and 82 hurt as DC Metro fills with smoke from huge electrical fault: Terrified passengers lie in the dark for an HOUR before help arrives - as announcers tell them to 'stay calm' Was British ISIS fanatic who hacked Tony Blair's Gmail account behind cyber attack on US Central Command's Twitter page? Moroccan-born mayor of Rotterdam tells fellow Muslims who do not appreciate the 'freedoms' of living in the West to 'pack your bags and f*** off' on live TV PIERS MORGAN Fifty world leaders marched for freedom on Sunday.

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  11. 107mph winds hit Cumbria - properties without electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | North-West Evening Mail

    Lorries overturned on the M6 in Cumbria in the early hours and police are warning about road blocks caused by fallen trees in South Cumbria. The weather monitoring station on Great Dun Fell has recorded a wind speed of 107mph, while the Met Office website is showing 39mph speeds for Walney, 53mph in St Bees and Shap, and 38mph in Keswick.

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  12. Long haul sees Hesketh Bank beaten by VickerstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Ormskirk Advertiser

    Hesketh Bank returned to action following the festive break with their longest away trip of the season with a 180 mile round trip to Walney Island to play Cumbrian side Vickerstown which ended in a single goal defeat. Manager Evergreen was without the services of six of his usual team including Darryl Grant who has now moved to Australia to take up a professional contract.

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  13. Assurances offered to people in south Cumbria over coastguard changeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | North-West Evening Mail

    RESCUE workers have moved to reassure people in south Cumbria that public safety will not be at risk when coastguard cover for the area moves to Wales. Liverpool Coastguard Station, which co-ordinates rescue operations along the North West coast, will close next Friday with services set to move to Holyhead on Anglesey.

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  14. Barrow workers wait to hear about Tesco closuresRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | North-West Evening Mail

    The retailer has six stores in the Furness area, including three in Barrow, one on Walney, one in Ulverston and one in Millom. However, Tesco has not yet announced which stores are set to close and have stated that staff members will be the first to know.

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  15. Drivers warned as harsh conditions hit CumbriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | North-West Evening Mail

    A spokesman said: "Road users are advised to plan for their journey before they set out, to allow plenty of extra time if travel conditions are poor or to consider delaying their journey if the weather becomes severe." A Met Office spokesman said: "The public should be aware that that disruption to transport and possibly power supplies could occur."

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  16. Drivers warned as harsh conditions set to hit CumbriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | North-West Evening Mail

    MOTORISTS have been warned of adverse conditions as days of heavy rain and strong wind are set to hit south Cumbria from today. A spokesman said: "Road users are advised to plan for their journey before they set out, to allow plenty of extra time if travel conditions are poor or to consider delaying their journey if the weather becomes severe."

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  17. Figures highlight perils on Barrow and South Cumbria roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | North-West Evening Mail

    There was a total of 365 reported cases of people being injured in road traffic collisions within the borough of Barrow between January 2012 and October 2014; four fatally, 41 seriously and 320 slightly. From 2012 to 2014, Abbey Road in Barrow topped the local tables for the number of accidents that resulted in injuries.

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  18. Storm warning for CumbriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | North-West Evening Mail

    The Met Office website has said that people should expect very strong westerly winds to many northern and central parts of the UK on Saturday January 10. Gusts of up to 60-70mph are expected and the tide will be at its highest at 2.04am at 8.5m and again at 2.20pm at 8.6m. The strong winds are in conjunction with the very strong jet stream which will be passing to the north of Scotland on Saturday and the public are advised to keep checking for weather updates in the coming days.

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  19. Mum told daughter she would keep bank card and PIN safe - then went on A 20,000 spending spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Mirror.co.uk

    Bride-to-be Denvar Bathie wanted to use her dad's inheritance to save up for a house and her wedding - but mother Trudy Collins instead spent it A mother stole her own daughter's A 20,000 inheritance after falsely promising she would keep her bank card and pin safe in the attic, a court heard. Bride-to-be Denvar Bathie, 23, wanted to use the legacy to save up for a house and her wedding - but mother Trudy Collins instead spent it on a secret spree.

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  20. Mother stole her daughter's A 20,000 inheritance and wedding fund...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Daily Mail

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