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Campaign to save Penrith jobcentre backed by clergyman

Date: Monday 29th September 2014

MORE than 260 people have signed a petition opposing the closure of Penrith Jobcentre as protesters say its loss would be a blow to the local economy as well as those using its services.

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Once popular cafe to take on new lease of life

Date: Monday 29th September 2014
Youth minister Carl Mimmack with the former Tudor Cafe in the background.

COFFEE is again to be served in Penrith’s former Tudor Cafe, which has been unoccupied since bakery firm Greggs stopped using it as a retail outlet last year.

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Unexpected arrival holds up meerkats’ move

Date: Friday 26th September 2014
The newborn meerkat pup

THE surprise appearance of a baby meerkat at Wetheriggs Animal Rescue Centre — which is in the process of a move to North Yorkshire — left staff in shock this week.

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