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Sky-high fine dining launches Taste Cumbria Ulverston

Lots of laughs and a little fine dining are being planned to enhance the experience for visitors to this year’s Taste Cumbria Ulverston event.

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Tom Jones to headline summer gig in Cumbria

Music legend Tom Jones has been revealed as the first headline act at Cartmel Racecourse's live music weekend this summer.

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The Bay radio officially one of the UK’s best

​The total reach of The Bay radio station has eclipsed all competition in its area, beating all other BBC and commercial stations in the marketplace.

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Little Mix announce summer 2017 Carlisle show

The UK's biggest girl band, Little Mix, have announced they are playing a summer show in Carlisle.

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Kendal Calling reveals 2017 line-up

Cumbria's biggest music festival has announced its line-up, bringing some of Britain's most renowned live acts to the region this summer.

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National newspaper ‘for the North’ to be launched from Cumbria

A new national newspaper giving a Northern slant on national and international news stories will be launched on Monday, June 20.

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JK Rowling book fans flock to Barrow in online challenge

An online treasure hunt sent avid readers to Barrow to track down a book signed by Robert Galbraith – the pen name of Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

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Shakespeare showcase at Sixth Form

Performing arts students at Barrow Sixth Form College are putting on a Shakespeare showcase this month as the town continues to celebrate The Bard.

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Alan Partridge star to portray Ulverston comedian

Popular actor and frequent visitor to Cumbria Steve Coogan will play Ulverston-born Stan Laurel in upcoming film Stan & Ollie.

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Finalists chosen in Charity Stars competition

Twelve acts representing different charities have been chosen to perform live in the final of the Charity Stars talent competition.

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New Barrow radio station hits the airwaves

A new community radio station for Furness hit the airwaves earlier this week.

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TV comic heads to South Cumbria

Mock the Week favourite Rob Beckett is heading to South Cumbria.