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Cumbria towns among those named safest to live in North West

A number of towns in Cumbria have been deemed the safest places in the region to live in a recent survey.

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NHS to promote health and wellbeing at Westmorland County Show

Representatives from Bay Health and Care Partners will welcome visitors to their marquee at the Westmorland Show on Thursday, September 14.

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Cumbrian property firm secures Barrow newbuild

Cumbria estate agents Corrie and Co have been given exclusivity on the new Woodlands development in Barrow.

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150 years of Barrow port celebrated

The community of Barrow has been invited to Associated British Ports' celebrations to mark 150 years of the town's port.

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NCS summer of inspiration begins

Over 1,000 young people from Cumbria will take part in National Citizen Service (NCS) to develop essential skills for work and life.

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People and views keep Cumbrians smiling

​A study has found that being close to friends and family – and a sense of community – are among the things that keep people in Cumbria smiling.

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Firefighters teach life-saving skills to Ulverston workers

The entire workforce of an Ulverston firm are now trained to deliver life-saving treatment thanks to a free training course led by firefighters.

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Ulverston apprentices launch asthma awareness campaign in memory of young footballer

A group of Ulverston apprentices have launched an asthma awareness campaign in memory of a talented young footballer.

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Engineers help charity spruce up building and garden on Walney

Engineers from GSK Ulverston supported young disabled people by volunteering to help a charity spruce up its building and garden.

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Kendal and Kirkby Lonsdale make best places list

Kendal and Kirkby Lonsdale have both been named as being among the 'Best Places to Live in Britain' by The Sunday Times.

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Walking With The Wounded aiming for biggest year yet

The Lake District charity challenge returns this May.

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Hospital staff provide ‘outstanding’ care

Staff across the hospitals run by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust give ‘Outstanding’ care according to a report by the CQC.

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Concert raises funds for Jo’s Appeal

​Talented musicians have raised £100 towards the charity Jo’s Appeal in a concert featuring recitals, monologues and songs from the musicals.

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Cumbria’s Distington Surgery is ‘one of the most caring’ in England

A West Cumbrian GP practice has been recognised as ‘outstanding’ following a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

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Brathay Apprentice Challenge underway in Cumbria

Apprentices are competing to become the apprentice team of the year in this year's Brathay Apprentice Challenge, run by the Ambleside-based charity.

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College raises charity cash for community at Christmas

Students and staff from across Furness College’s two campuses have raised hundreds of pounds to help others in the community at Christmas.

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Cumbrian village is runner-up in national high street award

Kirkby Lonsdale is a runner up in a national competition to find the best village high street.

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CandoFM marks birthday milestone

A community radio station that has gained an estimated 13,000 listeners across Furness is celebrating its first birthday on Wednesday, November 23.

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‘Garden City’ plans for new homes, schools and roads on edge of Carlisle

Crucial support to transform the south of Carlisle with up to 10,000 new homes, schools, businesses and roads is being sought.

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Keswick to Barrow committee to give away record-breaking sum to charities

A landmark year for a fundraiser has proven cause for a double celebration, as organisers prepare to give away a record-breaking amount of money.

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Manager sought to create new image for Barrow

The search is on for a manager to take the reins at Barrow Business Improvement District and create a new image for the town.