Sunday, 07 February 2016

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Ulverston Carnival considered "best in years"

Ulverston Carnival 2015/E71190.jpg HUNDREDS of people lined the streets of Ulverston for the "best carnival in years".

Last updated 6 July 2015
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Exposure to asbestos blamed for former Ulverston mechanic’s death

ASBESTOS exposure led to the development of lung cancer which eventually killed a 78-year-old Ulverston man, a coroner has ruled.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Police investigate Ulverston equestrian centre burglary

POLICE in south Cumbria are continuing their enquiries into a burglary from an Equestrian Centre where offenders have stolen items worth a collective value more than £50,000.

Last updated 2 July 2015
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BMX stolen in Ulverston

A CHILDREN'S BMX bike has been stolen from Ulverston.

Last updated 30 June 2015
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Pedestrians shot at by passing motorist in Ulverston

Pedestrians have been shot at with a ball bearing gun by a passing motorist in Ulverston. (1 comment)

Last updated 30 June 2015
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PHOTOS & VIDEOS: Charity walk to raise money for Ulverston hospice

Walk to Remember 2015/50078470B000.jpg_008.jpg The ladies taking part in the Walk to Remember set off on both the seven and eleven mile walks.

Last updated 30 June 2015
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Ulverston man denies dangerous driving over death of Dalton teen

Jessica Quayle A MOTORIST charged with causing the death of a teenager has appeared in court.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Ulverston hospice appeals for volunteers to help make carnival a success

50078402B001 YOUR Hospice needs you! St Mary’s Hospice has issued a rallying call for volunteers ahead of next weekend’s Ulverston Carnival.

Last updated 26 June 2015
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Ulverston victim asks court not to send her attacker to jail

AN attacker from Ulverston who assaulted his ex-girlfriend and her pregnant neighbour has been jailed – despite a plea for mercy from his former partner.

Last updated 26 June 2015
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Ulverston staff angry after tips stolen

50078261B000.jpeg.jpg A TAKEAWAY sandwich shop is warning other businesses to stay alert following the theft of their tip jar. (1 comment)

Last updated 26 June 2015
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Ulverston man on drink-driving charge

A COURT is to determine whether an Ulverston man got behind the wheel while under the influence.

Last updated 24 June 2015
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A Laurel live music and art makes Ulverston festival a success

AFF5 ORGANISERS of Another Fine Fest in Ulverston have said it would be “silly not to do it again” after a hugely positive reaction to this weekend’s event. (1 comment)

Last updated 23 June 2015
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Ulverston business leader takes on 300km adventure - follow his progress

50028808B000 AN Ulverston business leader has today set off on an epic adventure across 300km of mountainous terrain.

Last updated 22 June 2015
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Ulverston school’s £4.1m development is finally nearing completion

UVHS building work/50077603B004.jpgds_003_001.jpg MODERN new learning spaces which overlook stunning views are progressing well in a £4.1m new build and refurbishment programme. (4 comments)

Last updated 19 June 2015
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Ulverston homes proposal wins backing despite fears over historic site

S70194BB A RENEWED plan for a major housing development has been backed by a town council – despite fears it could cause more harm then good to the historic site.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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Ulverston dad is set to take on epic open water challenge

50078104B001 A DAD-OF-THREE is to swim 16km across four lakes in four countries in one day.

Last updated 18 June 2015
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History brought to life as Ulverston pupils dig deep for archaeology project

STUDENTS dug deep as part of an exciting Time Team-style project to learn about the past.

Last updated 18 June 2015
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Plans to expand Ulverston venue

50072594B000.jpg AN iconic building could be significantly expanded as part of ambitious new plans for the venue.

Last updated 17 June 2015
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Drunk threatened to cut off worker's head in Ulverston

A DISGRUNTLED drunk threatened to kill a take-away worker and cut off his head after he was told they didn’t have any ketchup for his chips. (5 comments)

Last updated 10 June 2015
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Book charts 100 years of iconic Ulverston venue

A0042548.jpg AN author has written a fascinating book documenting the last 100 years of a famous South Lakes building.

Last updated 10 June 2015
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