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  1. Cumbria police officer appears in court over biker's death on A590Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | North-West Evening Mail

    Patsy Blakeborough, 40, was behind the wheel of a Cumbria Police Transit van when it was involved in a collision with a motorcyclist on the A590 between Melton and Lindal last April. Appearing at North and West Cumbria Magistrates' Court in Carlisle today, Blakeborough, wearing a grey cardigan, black trousers and red scarf, spoke only to confirm her name, address, date of birth and to enter a not guilty plea.

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  2. Cumbrian policewoman denies causing death of bikerRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | News and Star

    Patsy Blakeborough, 40, appeared at North and West Cumbria Magistrates' Court in Carlisle this morning to enter a not guilty plea.

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  3. Turbines on wind farm extension will be significantly biggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Iom Online

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The turbines for a major extension to an offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea will be significantly larger than the ones currently used.

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  4. Householder disturbs offender in attempted Barrow break inRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | North-West Evening Mail

    A man entered a rear garden in Calder Green, Walney and opened an insecure door which alerted an occupant of the house at around 3.30am to 4am. The man ran off in the direction of Severn Road.

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  5. Householder disturbs offender in attempt Barrow break inRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | North-West Evening Mail

    A man entered a rear garden in Calder Green, Walney and opened an insecure door which alerted an occupant of the house at around 3.30am to 4am. The man ran off in the direction of Severn Road.

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  6. Barrow pupils visit candle factoryRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | North-West Evening Mail

    SIX and seven-year-olds have taken their business link-up project to a new level by getting involved in international conference calls. Youngsters from Greengate Infant, Nursery and Pre-School have teamed up with Wax Lyrical for the Children Leading Change project.

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  7. Hair-raising capers pull in big crowd in AskamRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | North-West Evening Mail

    VILLAGERS turned out in force to support a series of charity challenges as they went all out to raise thousands for a cause close to their hearts. A big crowd cheered on five ladies, and one gent, who had their heads shaved in exchange for sponsorship.

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  8. 'Green shoots of improvement' boost Barrow school's academy hopesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | North-West Evening Mail

    A SCHOOL is on the road to improvement and looks set to join a neighbouring school in a multi academy trust. Ofsted revisited George Hastwell School on Walney and said it is making "reasonable progress" towards the removal of special measures.

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  9. Smart teams keep their wits about them in Cumbria quizRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | North-West Evening Mail

    Furness Academy and Kirkbie Kendal School emerged victorious in the opening heats of 2015's Top of the Form, a competition organised by graduates and trainees from BAE Systems Submarines. It is the ninth year the quiz has been held.

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  10. South Cumbria pupils learn about the world of work - and help charitiesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | North-West Evening Mail

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  11. Furness Academy hunt fifth quiz winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    'Top of the Form', organised by BAE Systems Submarines from Barrow-in-Furness sees teams compete for the title in a science, technology and maths based quiz. Furness Academy are hunting for their fifth successive win in the competition which also includes teams from Dowdales, Chetwynde, St Bernards, Walney, Ulverston Victoria, Cartmel Priory and Kirkbie Kendal.

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  12. World's rarest sea turtle found washed up on UK beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Cryptoworld

    This appears to be the third Kemp's Ridley, or Atlantic Ridley sea turtle to have washed up along the UK coast in the last 3 months. In December 2014, two turtles were found with a few days of each other, the first at Formby beach, Southport and the second at Walney Island in Cumbria.

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  13. Anger over 'caterwauling' gullsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Fleetwood Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Glenn Simpson, of Rossall Grange Lane, is now calling on the authorities to address the situation before the main breeding season starts.

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  14. 'Amazing' gift gives Barrow woman freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | North-West Evening Mail

    ONE grateful diner will have more reason than most to enjoy an annual gourmet charity dinner in Dalton this weekend, thanks to the cash raised by last year's event. Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive 1,000? Click here to apply helping hand Dan Austin of the Lake District Farmers Armstrong Family Charitable Fund presents a cheque to Janine da Silva, who needs a new wheelchair after losing the use of her legs.

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  15. GCSE and A-Level performance table for South Cumbria publishedRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | North-West Evening Mail

    The Department for Education has published figures showing how schools and colleges performed in GCSEs, A-Levels and equivalent qualifications in 2014 . The key GCSE figure is the proportion of students achieving five or more GCSEs including English and maths.

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

    Jan 26, 2015 | 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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  17. Blackpool, Morecambe Bay and South Ribble among coastal areas to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | 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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  18. Rare turtle washed up on Cumbrian beach diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | 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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  19. Truth about maternity care must be revealed, insists Barrow MPRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | 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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  20. Ambleside suffer last minute defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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