KAREN Thompson was this week crowned the winner of a contest known as “Penrith’s Biggest Loser”.
A GRAND opening will be held this weekend tointroduce members of the public to CrossFit Cumbria, a new venture which is based near Penrith.
A major factor in the development of cataracts is exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light the longer we live the more UV light we are exposed to. Our increasing desire for sunny holidays and not wearing the correct eye protection are also contributing to the problem. Much of thisdamage is caused when we are very young, spending a lot of time outside playing in the famous Cumbrian sun but rarely withsunglasses of any type.
THE organising committee of the Cumbria School Games is running a “Design Your Flag” competition and wants young people and schools all over the county to get involved.
AN aspiring fitness model from Penrith will compete in her first competition later this year.
The Great North Swim, which takes place in Windermere, is for swimmers of all abilities, from first-timers to Olympic champions.
MORE than 600 young Cumbrians have been inspired to do sport in their own time in the first six months of Sport England’s Sportivate Olympic and Paralympic legacy initiative.
Philip Cooper, of JT Atkinson’s Appleby branch, presents a cheque for £500 to Appleby scout group chairman Stuart Hetherington, watched by Appleby scouts who received awards. Also on the picture are Appleby scout and beaver leaders and assistant leaders.
A DOMINO drive was held in Bampton memorial hall and attracted 10 tables of players. Winners were J. Parker, T. Blenkharn, A. Raffel, H. Barnes, J. Bousfield, J. Braithwaite, D. Osborne, S. Hindmarch, Z. Raffel, D. Hunter and E. Blenkharn. Booby prize: E. Brunskill.
AS the budget available for roads in Eden continues to be cut, the emphasis is being put on “preventative maintenance” work, county councillors were told on Monday.
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