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Let's move to Alston, Cumbria - The Guardian

What's going for it? Should we be out on our sea level rise predictions, I reckon Alston would be OK. London might become Atlantis, but high on top of the Pennines, Alston, one of the loftiest towns in the country, would surely survive as an un-desert ... Read More...

Rain fails to put dampener on record breaking Royal Welsh Spring Festival - FG Insight

Barry Alston reports from Builth Wells. Glebedale Lancaster Georgina took the inter-breed .... D.B. Williams; res. sup. and male, G., W. and Evans. Herdwick (T. Postlethwaite, Holmrook, Cumbria) Sup. and male, R. Thomas; res. sup. and res. male, K. Flye. Read More...

Man with chest injuries at Cumbria motocross event airlifted to hospital - NW Evening Mail

A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after sustaining severe chest injuries at a motocross event in Cumbria. The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to Gilgarran, near Workington, at 12.30pm today. A 28-year-old man, from Alston, was treated ... Read More...

The story of the South Tyne Valley rail line and how it was remembered 40 years on - ChronicleLive

Forty years ago the last train trundled along the South Tyne Valley line linking Alston in Cumbria with Haltwhistle in Northumberland. May 1, 1976, was a wet day and Alston Station was bedecked in flags and bunting as 5,000 people turned out to ride ... Read More...

Bikers on cash crusade for air ambulance - The Northern Echo (registration)

Generous members of the Geordie Chapter Harley Owners Group (Hog) completed the trip to raise money for the Great North Air Ambulance. Club members set off from Lumley Castle in Chester-le-Street and drove to Alston House Hotel in Cumbria, calling in ...and more » Read More...

Hands off our hospital: Alston's forceful message to health chiefs - The Cumberland & Westmorland Herald

There are concerns over its long-term future because of an impending shake-up of healthcare in north, east and west Cumbria. Members of the public lined up to warn against trying to make Alston's square peg fit the round hole of the NHS funding formula ... Read More...

Power lines set to vanish from Alston landscape - Cumbria Crack

Working closely with the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership, engineers also started to remove 280m of overhead power lines and five electricity poles nearby last month at Loaning Head, Alston to help improve the views ... Read More...

£400k investment to safeguard future of Hadrian's Wall - Bdaily

The Connect Projects being delivered through the Hadrian's Wall Marketing Partnership which includes Northumberland County Council, Carlisle City Council, Northumberland National Park Authority, Northumberland Tourism, Cumbria Tourism ... Read More...

Fears over permanent closure of Appleby care home - The Cumberland & Westmorland Herald

Despite demands from the Appleby community to reopen Edenside as soon as possible, Cumbria County Council continues to refuse to confirm it will ever reopen the home. As the months go on, fears continue to mount that the home will be closed ... Read More...

Proposed changes in NHS causing local concern - Cumbria Crack

Related. Heart-warming Local Flood Support09/12/2015In "News". Interview with Mariusz Waluk, Gaudium Ltd10/04/2015In "Health". Support plan for vulnerable adults in Cumbria20/06/2014In "Health" ... Read More...

Maryport firm wins Sausage Festival Award - Cumbria Crack

With sausage called “Cumberland” selling throughout the UK, without ever seeing Cumbria, the Cumberland Sausage Club was formed to promote the genuine local delicacy. This is third year of this award, previous winners being Blackstock's of Alston and ... Read More...

Cumbrian woman in running for nursing award - News & Star

Kerry Cooper, 39, is one of three University of Cumbria students who have been shortlisted in the prestigious Student Nursing Times awards. They are among a record-breaking list of over 450 entries. Kerry, of Alston, is currently on placement at the ... Read More...

Police and Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes - News & Star

In Cumbria just 64,268 people voted from a possible electorate of 392,285 possible voters. This represented a voter turnout of just 16.38 per cent, which made many question the legitimacy of the eventual winner, Conservative Richard Rhodes. It is ... Read More...

Beds under threat at north and west Cumbria community hospitals - News & Star

TEN years on from a hard-fought campaign to save north and west Cumbria's community hospitals, protesters have reacted with dismay at news beds are once again under threat. A new vision for healthcare, unveiled yesterday by the so-called Success ...and more » Read More...

Snow and ice warning for Cumbria - News & Star

Commuters are being warned to take extra care on the roads on Wednesday morning as snow and ice are forecast. A yellow weather warning is in place for the whole of the north of England and Scotland from midnight tonight until 10am on Wednesday.and more » Read More...