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Environment Agency urges communities to get ready for winter

Date: Thursday 27th November 2014

AFTER the exceptional rainfall of last winter, the Environment Agency is urging communities across Cumbria to make sure they are ready if flooding happens this year.

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Alesha's designer dress for sale

Date: Thursday 27th November 2014
Alesha Dixon in the teal dress

Paint credits:
Sea Urchin 1, Dulux Tailor Made Colour, matt emulsion
2.5L, £24.29RRP

A DESIGNER dress worn by Strictly Come Dancing star and Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon is up for auction at midday on Monday, 8th December — to raise funds for the Penrith-based Outward Bound Trust, an educational charity which helps young people.

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Landscape Detectives investigate maps

Date: Thursday 27th November 2014
Landscape Detectives find a geo-cache on the South Tynedale trail, Alston, during their latest investigations, which focussed on map reading and geo-caching.

YOUNG Landscape Detectives have continued their investigations at Alston, assisted by Elaine Edgar and Paul Mercer, of Epiacum Roman fort. Here, Taryn Lumley-Curtis, aged 10, records the day:

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