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Cumbrian town gears up for Tour of Britain race - News & Star

Cockermouth businesses are planning to pull together to boost the town's trade when the Tour of Britain hits west Cumbria. ... Stage five of the race, on September 10, will include a summit finish at Hartside Fell between Penrith and Alston. The news ...and more » Read More...

Help offered to deal with benefit changes - The Westmorland Gazette

Working in conjunction with the Cumbria Law Centre, the sessions in Shap, Kirkby Stephen and Alston, aim to help bring clarity on what the changes mean to residents. The new system focuses on on-line applications, so the training events will also ... Read More...

Biker in critical condition after suffering head and back injuries during crash - The Westmorland Gazette

A BIKER is in a critical condition after being airlifted to hospital with severe head and back injuries. The Great North Air Ambulance team were called to the scene after a 46-year-old woman was involved in a road traffic collision in Hartside, near ...and more » Read More...

Alston quarry gets the royal seal of approval at the Chelsea Flower Show - ChronicleLive

And Matthew contacted brothers Ian and Richard Hodgson, who own Alston Natural Stone - based in Alston, Cumbria, to purchase the stone for their creation. The family business are more used to providing material for dry stone walling than for Royal ...and more » Read More...

Most creative young butcher in the North West crowned at Dalziel Butchers Show - meatinfo.co.uk

Other finalists included runner-up 22-year-old Jordan Alston of Gregory Williams Butchers, Lancaster; 23-year-old Danny Woods from Woods Farm Shop, Preston and 18-year-old Jake Edwards, also of Gregory Williams Butchers. The Mega Haggis Competition was ... Read More...

Properties for around £800000 - MoneyWeek

£825,000 Freeman Forman 01892-615757. Mark Close Farmhouse, Alston, Cumbria. An 18th-century farmhouse and range of outbuildings close to the market town of Alston. The house has exposed stonework and open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves. Read More...

Electric dream: Battery power makes light of a stunning stretch of the C2C ... - Herald Scotland

I was over the 2,000-foot summit in 17 minutes, not far off the record for a top-to-bottom ascent of one of Cumbria's most spectacular viewpoints. I was already half-way to a pint at the Cumberland Arms in Alston by the time my fellow cyclists had ... Read More...

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

Around 20 firefighters tackled the fire in total, on three engines. 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 ...and more » Read More...

11000 children in Cumbria sign up to walk to school - The Cumberland & Westmorland Herald

Cumbria County Council's Active Travel team encouraged pupils to spend the week being active by either walking, cycling or scooting to school, thereby benefiting from healthy exercise while helping the environment and reducing traffic congestion. A ... Read More...

New Mayor of Carlisle appointed - News & Star

He returned to teaching last year as a part time drama teacher at Samuel King's School, Alston. Carlisle Youth Zone and Cumbria Cerebral Palsy are Mr Layden's charities for the year. The 2015-16 deputy mayor is Colin Stothard, who has been the ... Read More...

Hit the trail for an adventurous trek - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

They went on to trek the stony plateau of Cross Fell, at nearly 3,000 feet above sea level the highest peak on the Pennine Way, and walked down to Garrigill and Alston in Cumbria. With journey's end in sight they set off along the South Tyneside Valley ...and more » Read More...

Cumbrian man used 'dark web' software to view child porn - News & Star

Carlisle Crown Court heard how the defendant, from Brampton Road, Alston, had a collection of child pornography stored on his computer, including more than 40 Category A images, of the most serious kind. After being confronted with the evidence ... Read More...

Sex tapes, dog fights and drownings: 9 of the most shocking animal cruelty ... - Maidstone and Medway News

The annual event in Cumbria is a key gathering for Romany, Gipsy and travelling communities, and sees them wash horses and race them in front of prospective buyers. Carlisle Magistrates' Court heard how onlookers' interest at seeing Deer ... Steven ... Read More...

Rory privilege to serve a Cumbrian electorate - Cumbria Crack

CEdXA_wWIAA7_WC Rory Stewart won the highest ever majority in Penrith and the Border since the seat was first created in 1950. He nearly doubled his 2010 majority from 11,241 to 19,894. This represents – at an increase of 8,653 votes – one of the ...and more » Read More...

Free food festival tickets going like hot cakes - Cumbria Crack

On Tuesday evening, it's over to Maulds Meaburn to tuck into Cumbria's delicious produce at a pop-up restaurant by Lee Cooper from the Crown and Mitre Inn at Bampton. Askham Hall are offering a tour of their edible gardens on Wednesday, where they ... Read More...