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A full day of things to see and do

MAKE a day of it at the Live the Dream Wedding Show as there’ll be plenty to see and do.

Last updated 14 September 2010
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Deadly show, live on air

backshall119 Most people take note of the saying ‘never work with children or animals’ but then Steve Backshall isn’t like most people.

Last updated 11 September 2010
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There’s no place like home – even if it’s a windmill, church or old telephone exchange

prop6 It takes a lot to make a house a home. So how about making a church, a caravan, a windmill or a telephone exchange station a home instead?

Last updated 11 September 2010
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ON THE CARDS

tarot111 As she turned over the tarot card to reveal an image of a magician Jade Ashcroft knew what she had to do.

Last updated 10 September 2010
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TAKE US SERIOUSLY

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Last updated 10 September 2010
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Cumbrian 'art nude' calendar aims to raise thousands for charity

MS calendar photo Two Cumbrian women tell Rosalind Gibb why they have bared nearly all for a charity calendar

Last updated 9 September 2010
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Is organic food really better for our health?

Organic fruit photo It's Organic Fortnight and the Soil Association is promoting producing food while protecting the environment, improving animal welfare and avoiding chemical pesticides. Is it time we all shopped organically?

Last updated 7 September 2010
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Migraine - the pain that causes a real headache

Margaret Halstead photo Migraine Awareness Week runs until Saturday. We look at a condition which is very common and yet very misunderstood.

Last updated 6 September 2010
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Visitors flooding to Cumbrian maritime exhibition

mari124 ‘It’s a very British thing,” says Charlotte Steed. “We just love the sea and sailing. We are an island nation.”

Last updated 3 September 2010
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‘Diana made a difference, all the gossip is immaterial.’

Diana photo Rae McGrath, a co-Laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize, admits he is no fan of the royal family. But having worked closely with Princess Diana he grew to greatly value her contribution to the landmines campaign. Here he shares his memories

Last updated 31 August 2010
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Bats are sweet things really

bat3 Bats have often had a bad press thanks to Dracula films. But the creatures are very misunderstood, and now their numbers are growing in Cumbria it's time to take a closer look.

Last updated 31 August 2010
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You’ve got your place at uni... now learn about debt

debt222 To all those students who have finalised their places at university: well done... now how will you pay for it? Nearly 400,000 students got the A-level grades needed for higher education, but now they face their toughest test of all: financial planning.

Last updated 25 August 2010
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Is the future really in the stars?

Marcus Katz photo All of us have an opinion on horoscopes. They’re either a fascinating insight into what fate has in store for us, or a load of old cobblers. (2 comments)

Last updated 24 August 2010
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A friend to all things feathered

parrots238a Walk into Ann Conway’s living room and you’re greeted with gentle background chatter.

Last updated 23 August 2010
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Last updated 21 August 2010
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Cumbrian man and his rare super-hero toy collection

af box8 By day he is a mild-mannered driving instructor. But at night he is a man transformed.

Last updated 19 August 2010
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Classic cars head for Dalemain show in Cumbria

af palmer1 “I’m old enough to know better now.” David Rushton is 50, he runs his own engineering business and is a part-time fire officer. Both serious, responsible jobs.

Last updated 19 August 2010
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Facial attraction with summer suntan?

sm mgbluefaceman For many of us there's nothing better than lounging in the sun and getting a tan. But more and more of us are storing up trouble which could come back to haunt us.

Last updated 17 August 2010
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How the other half sails... on luxury cruiseship

cruiseworld148h A life on the ocean wave can be in the lap of luxury on board cruiseship The Word, which stopped off in Cumbria on Saturday.

Last updated 17 August 2010
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All creatures great and small at pet service

petservice168j A special church service for pets - and their owners - was held in a Cumbrian village at the weekend.

Last updated 17 August 2010
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