NEW ACQUISITIONS: Some of the items which have been donated to Keswick museum.
THE debate over the underground disposal of nuclear waste has turned into one of the biggest public consultations ever to take place in Cumbria.
FACILITIES at Bassenthwaite School could be improved if a planning application to the Lake District National Park Authority is approved.
VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help restore a native Lakeland woodland.
May and Allan Marsh, of Colby, present a cheque for £800, raised from their golden wedding, to Jan Hawkins, chairman of the Friends of the Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance.
VOLUNTEERS sorting and cataloguing Appleby’s archive to make it accessible for students and people interested in local history have uncovered some fascinating information relating to the town’s past.
ABOUT 35 members of Appleby Archaeology Group enjoyed athought-provoking talk by Dr. Ken Fairless, who, from 2004 to 2006, was team leader of the Northumberland and Durham Rock Art Project (NADRAP), which was sponsored by English Heritage and managed by the two county councils concerned.
A TALK entitled “A Dream Holiday in New Zealand” was given to 13 members of Cliburn Ladies’ Club by John Falshaw.
THE Gardeners of Eden turned out in force to hear a talk by Tim Longville on “Lesser Known Gardens of Cumbria and its Surroundings”. Tim began by saying: “Gardening is a way of expressing ourselves. It is heartfelt.”
ONCE again the Rotary Young Technology Tournament, sponsored by BAE Systems, has taken place in Windermere, with Penrith teams once again acquitting themselves very well.
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