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The town’s visitor information and gift shop at 24 Main Street has re-opened after a major refurbishment. The changes are designed to make it a focal point for residents as well as visitors. Sarah Ross, the Tourism and Town Manager, said: ‘The…
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Universal Credit is being rolled out across Cumbria in the near future.  So what is it, and how will you be affected?    Universal Credit is a new benefit that the Government says will make welfare simpler and make work pay. …
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The Big Blood Pressure Experiment - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote
Dr Chris van Tullekan with Dr Andy Webb of Kings College, London set out to test the health claim that so-called ‘Superfoods’, beetroot and garlic are said to reduce blood pressure.  High blood pressure is a major risk factor in…
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Freedom from Torture - 1.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote
The Lancaster and South Lakes Support Group for Freedom from Torture would like to express sincere thanks to everyone who gave time, work, or money to FfT this year. Thanks to you, £5,253 has been raised for this essential Charity.…
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We went to Africa and bought a pregnant pig and lots of shoes ( not for the pig ) and---  On 20th Oct Duncan Hamlett and Lilian Barton went to Uganda with Mike Willetts of the Rotary Club of Carnforth…
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 Bridge is a game like Golf or Tennis – it is fairly easy to learn the basics and then to thoroughly enjoy playing even though you may never become an expert.  It also has the advantage that you can play…
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Credit unions are savings and borrowing co-operatives, owned and managed by their members, which offer to all members of the community, including those who are excluded from traditional banking services, an easy way to save and to access reasonably priced…
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This year the Annual General Meeting fell on 5 November, but, despite being Guy Fawkes Night, there were no fireworks in Casterton Village Hall – on the contrary everything went very smoothly.  Gill Sykes was elected President for 2015 after…
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4th Kirkby Lonsdale Rainbows would be delighted to welcome new girls aged 5-7 looking for Adventure, Excitement and Fun. Come and join us!  For further information, please contact Mandy Robinson on kirkbylonsdalebrownies@hotmail.com or 07564922279 or Jane Sutton on suttonfromhutton@hotmail.com or…
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Job Vacancies for members of the community with a desire to work with children.  The Governing Body of this thriving and highly successful primary school seek to recruit Midday Supervisors to join their team of hard working, enthusiastic and committed…
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HOST is looking for kind, friendly, hospitable people of all ages whose imaginations are caught by the idea of welcoming an international student at university here, far from his or her own family, to their home. This could be for…
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Just a quick note. My Wife and I called into the tourist info centre today with our three dogs, looking for info on a walk around the area. Two lovely ladies were in the centre, and I have to say…
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There has been some concern that the familiar rusting boxes and cages for recycling in New Road No 2 car park have been replaced with new plastic wheeled bins. Some of the old containers were up to 30 years old…
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Keeping well this winter - 3.0 out of 5 based on 2 votes
Prevention Physical and emotional stress reduces our immunity and increases our risk of infection. The key to beating winter colds and flu is a strong and healthy immune system. Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Zinc, Beta Glucan (found in mushrooms and…
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Doorstep criminals exploit vulnerable people by convincing them to pay for shoddy or incomplete repair work, charging extortionate fees for their services, or use threatening behaviour. The 'Good Neighbours Stop Rogue Traders' campaign focuses on preventing doorstep crime by encouraging…
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Learn emergency life support skills - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote
Learning emergency life support skills (ELS) can help you to keep someone alive until professional help arrives. Heartstart UK is an initiative co-ordinated by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to provide members of the public with simple skills that could help…
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