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Beck flood scheme will help protect wildlife and people

whit1 1010 THE end of a £500,000 river restoration project has been celebrated in the Lorton valley.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Kirsten goes on a night road patrol to save common toads

toad 2103 Why did the common toad cross a Great Broughton road?

Last updated 21 March 2014
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Seal pays a visit to the River Derwent

seal 2102 This seal was spotted frolicking nearly a mile upriver in Workington.

Last updated 21 February 2014
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Buttermere Shepherds’ Meet cancelled

Buttermere Shepherds' Meet has been cancelled due to bad weather.

Last updated 23 October 2013
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Borrowdale Shepherds' Meet and Show cancelled

Borrowdale Shepherds' Meet and Show has been cancelled.

Last updated 12 September 2013
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Special anniversary for Cockermouth Show man Joe

cockishowfile0208b Tomorrow’s Cockermouth Show will be special for chairman Joe Marrs as he celebrates his 35th year on the event’s organising committee.

Last updated 2 August 2013
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Herdwick given EU protected status

herdwick 1705 Herdwick sheep have been given protected status by the European Union.

Last updated 17 May 2013
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Help needed to save rare butterfly in Workington

butterflypicfgfg The people of Workington are being called upon to help save a rare butterfly.

Last updated 26 April 2013
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Maximus the lamb a 21lb shock for farm and ewe

biglamb 1204 Mammoth lamb Maximus is three times the size of other woolly newborns at a farm in Workington.

Last updated 12 April 2013
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Aiming to pass on skills of Lakeland fell farmers and preserve Herdwick breed

relph2 1502 Herdwick sheep have roamed freely over the Lakeland landscape for more than 1,000 years.

Last updated 15 February 2013
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Support rushes in for Honister zip wire plan

janw 1801 Honister Slate Mine has been inundated with thousands of messages of support since Lake District planners turned down permission for a zip wire last week. (6 comments)

Last updated 18 January 2013
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Tally ho! Boxing Day hunts

hunt2 2812 Hunt supporters turned out in force to uphold a centuries-old Boxing Day tradition in West Cumbria. (3 comments)

Last updated 28 December 2012
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Keeping it in the family at farming show

cockishowThomas Thousands of people of all ages attended the Olympics of the farming world in Cockermouth.

Last updated 9 August 2012
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‘Nothing will stop our show’, say organisers

cockishowfront0308 Cockermouth Show will be flying the flag for the county’s hard-pressed agricultural sector.

Last updated 2 August 2012
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Experts aim to get more people hooked on sustainable seafood

seafood0308c Experts from West Cumbria’s fishing industry gathered to drive forward growth in the sector.

Last updated 2 August 2012
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Country sports on show at West Cumbria Game Fair

Game fair 2 Thousands of people attended a two-day game fair held at Armathwaite Hall, Bassenthwaite, at the weekend. (3 comments)

Last updated 19 July 2012
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Rachel's working day revolves around sheep, dogs and the West Cumbrian countryside

Rachel Scrimgeour HER flame-red hair flashing in the sun, Rachel Scrimgeour sets off across a field with dog Biddy darting left and right as she whistles commands.

Last updated 9 March 2012
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Two officers for new rivers trust

riversteam1002 West Cumbria Rivers Trust has two new members.

Last updated 9 February 2012
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Livestock centre goes solar powered

Mitchells Lakeland Livestock Centre at Cockermouth has invested over £100,000 on 220 solar panels.

Last updated 15 December 2011
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Bid for £3m Solway coast wetlands project

A £3 million project to develop the Solway coast’s wetlands could be launched in April.

Last updated 29 May 2013
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