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When does The League of Gentlemen start on BBC Two, who's in the cast with Mark Gatiss and what's new in this TV ... - The Sun

What is The League of Gentlemen? The League of Gentlemen is an English black comedy television series that premiered on BBC Two in 1999. The show is set in Royston Vasey, a fictional town in Northern England based on Alston, Cumbria. It follows the ... Read More...

Bank holiday boom as tourists converge on Cumbria - News & Star

Hotels and tourist information centres across the north of the county and in the Lake District reported a steady stream of tourists who were determined to make the best of Cumbria's diverse and spectacular landscape. In Carlisle, the international ... Read More...

Green building at heart of week-long festival - The Cumberland & Westmorland Herald

Elsewhere in Eden, Alston will host three Green Build Festival events. These form part of the week-long Alston Moor Greenprint Festival funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and Cumbria County Council. Talks by a panel of experts on 20th September ...and more » Read More...

Fancy taking part in an excavation of a Roman fort? You can and here's how - ChronicleLive

The diamond-shaped fort is on the Maiden Way Roman road and halfway between Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland and another Roman base near Stainmore on the border of Cumbria, County Durham and North Yorkshire. It is believed that Epiacium was ... Read More...

A good walk: Alston and Garrigill, Cumbria - The Times (subscription)

The little sloping market town of Alston lies among the North Pennine hills. Stone-walled lanes lead away from the town across the fells, and I found one to follow southwards along the eastern flank of the River South Tyne. The postie in his red van ...and more » Read More...

Move over, Nelson! These are the statues modern Britain needs - The Guardian

... constituency. I would like it to depict something of her openness, her commitment to social justice – and perhaps with the quotation: “We have more in common than that which divides us”. And surely it must have that smile!” Alice B, 68, Alston Moor ... Read More...

Bad weather causes major delays on Border region roads - ITV News

There is major disruption on the M6 motorway in Cumbria, caused by snow, and an accident this morning. Two lanes on the M6 Northbound remain closed between J38 (Tebay) and J39 (Shap). Travel time between the two junctions is said to be about an ...and more » Read More...

Campaigners considering legal action over hospital beds closure - News & Star

Health campaigners say they are considering taking legal action over a decision to close beds at Alston's community hospital. The Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust promised not to shut beds at the Ruth Lancaster James Hospital - as well as those ... Read More...

NHS services in Cumbria face shake-up over 'inadequate' care - BBC News

Those recommendations, which also included cutting the number of in-patient beds at nine community hospitals from 133 to 104 - with sites at Alston, Maryport and Wigton having no in-patient beds at all - have now been approved by the NHS Cumbria ... Read More...

Maryport Health Alliance draws up bed-free plan for town hospital - Times & Star

The then Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group voted in March to remove in-patient beds from the community hospitals in Maryport, Wigton and Alston, as proposed by the Government's Success Regime. The alliance, which brings together health services ... Read More...

Labour activists predict a political revolution in Cumbria - News & Star

In Cumbria, the Labour party in Copeland has taken a particularly big hit in the last six months. First was the historic by-election defeat, losing the Parliamentary seat to Tory Trudy Harrison, then several long-serving county councillors were ...and more » Read More...

Ward-by-ward: Who won which seat on Cumbria County Council - NW Evening Mail

In a night of surprises, the Conservatives became the largest single party on Cumbria County Council. They gained 12 seats to finish the election with 37, which is 11 more than Labour, who fell from 36 to 26 seats. The Lib Dems increased by one to 16 ...and more » Read More...

Beds to be temporarily closed at Alston hospital - ITV News

From the 17 April, inpatient beds at Alston's community hospital will be temporarily closed, because of staffing problems. Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospital, says that despite national and local recruitment campaigns ... Read More...

Budget cuts prompt wave of police station closures in Cumbria - News & Star

While he was MP, officers from Cumbria Police moved from a headquarters on Rickergate to a number of temporary bases following the floods that struck Carlisle in 2005. They then moved to the new state-of-the-art station on the Durranhill industrial ...and more » Read More...

What's On Listings 21-27 Sep - Lancashire Evening Post

£1 per person incl supper. £9pm every Sun. White Bull Country Pub & Kitchen, Alston, Longridge. Tel: 01772 784151 ..... See circusfun.eventbrite.co.uk. Fri, 22 to Sun, 24, Sep. The Big Top Tent behind Broad Close car park, Appleby, Cumbria. Read More...