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Barclays denies 'hypocrisy' over plans to close last bank in Alston - expressandstar.com

The bank confirmed it will close its Alston, Cumbria, branch in December as a result of a continued decline in customer numbers. It means customers will have to travel 15 miles to visit the nearest Barclays branch, in Haltwhistle. However, a Barclays ...and more » Read More...

Thousands in Alston to be left bankless as Barclays moves out - This is Money

They have every right to say so because when Barclays' branch in the Cumbrian town shuts in December this year, the 2,000-strong community will be left bankless. Rival bank HSBC only pulled out in June with many of its customers transferring their ... Read More...

Cumbrian town to lose its final bank - News & Star

A plan to close the last bank in an isolated Cumbrian town has been revealed. The people of Alston are now launching a campaign to save their Barclays branch, as they say closure would leave them without vital amenities. Featuring on a leaked list of ... Read More...

Alston Live: Everything you need to know about the music festival - ChronicleLive

Heather Palmer, General Manager of South Tynedale Railway, said: “We are delighted to support Alston and the Alston Live music event with our own Steam Live event. I know that the music on the platform and on and around our heritage steam locomotives ... Read More...

The co-operative sector offers an alternative way of doing business - ChronicleLive

A short drive over the Cumbrian border from Hexham is Alston, Britain's highest market town and home to the largest number of co-operatives per person in the country. As well as a Co-operative Group food store, the town has a co-operative baker, whole ... Read More...

The Princess Royal in Cumbria today - News & Star

She will visit the Save the Children charity, Citizens Advice Bureau and Cumbrian Newspapers, all in Carlisle and also go behind the scenes of England's largest distillery, which opened in December, at Bassenthwaite. Erna Zoerna and her daughter Sylvia ...and more » Read More...

Solfest returns next month - Times & Star

"Being based in Cumbria puts musicians at a disadvantage because there are simply fewer opportunities to get your music heard by people from outside the area, so we've always taken the view that Solfest should be a place where we actively promote local ... Read More...

Driver Vladimir Lohin banned after film of him driving Fast and Furious-style - Daily Mail

Lohin had visited Cumbria early in the morning in a bid to negotiate the A686 when it was quiet. His counsel Mr Lee Fish said in mitigation: 'He does acknowledge this was a very foolish thing to do. His enthusiasm for driving got the better of him ...and more » Read More...

Living Wage plans will hit tourism and voluntary sectors - in-cumbria

The Summer Budget, in particular the Living Wage, has been met with a mixed response from the Cumbrian business community, with representatives from the tourism and voluntary sectors raising concerns. The Chancellor unveiled the National Living Wage in ...and more » Read More...

Cybermoor Alston looking for Informal Carers to test innovative home ... - Cumbria Crack

The Cumbrian project is being managed by Alston based community enterprise Cybermoor Services, which has worked on a number of telehealth projects over the past few years, under Alston Healthcare their telehealth arm, including working with Alston's ... Read More...

The Pennine Way at 50: Walking the Cumbrian leg from Langdon Beck to Alston - The Independent

I am spending three days walking the Cumbrian leg, 34 miles starting in Langdon Beck in County Durham, to Alston. I meet Graham just past the halfway point, at Langdon Beck Youth Hostel, which also celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The ... Read More...

Death of Cumbrian man in fire 'a tragic accident' - News & Star

Alston firefighters were joined by crews from Allandale and Haydon Bridge. Cumbria Police and the fire service launched an investigation to find out how the blaze at the property in The Butts began, carrying out a detailed examination of the scene. The ...and more » Read More...

'Drifting' driver blasted by Carlisle judge for crass stupidity - News & Star

A driver who shut off a notorious Cumbrian road to perform daring drift moves has been banned from driving. Car drift photo. A still from the video posted ... Lohin had removed the front registration plate from his modified Nissan 200 SX car and ... Read More...

Penrith-based home support service expands to Alston - Cumbria Crack

Gaudium Ltd, the Penrith-based company that supports older and disabled people living in the community, is to start providing support for people living in Alston and surrounding areas. Established in 2012 by Mariusz Waluk, Director, Gaudium Ltd ... Read More...

Greystoke celebrates launch of new homes during Rural Housing Week - Cumbria Crack

Local lettings policies are already operating successfully in Glenridding and Alston and there are plans in the pipeline to work with other local communities. For more information about Eden Housing Association visit www.edenha.org.uk or call 01768 861400. Read More...