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Penrith cyclist’s lung-bursting challenge in memory of friend

Date: Friday 27th May 2016
Henry tackles Hardknott Pass during the Fred Whitton Challenge. Picture: steveflemingphoto.com

PENRITH cyclist Henry Rogers will be “Everesting” Hartside tomorrow to raise money for the Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital, London, in memory of a friend whose funeral he attended only two days ago.

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Care home fined £400,000 for health and safety breach

Date: Thursday 26th May 2016
Scales of justice

A PENRITH care home has been fined £400,000 for breaching health and safety regulations and failing to properly care for a 91-year-old woman who died there following a fall.

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Cyclist's body takes a battering as end of gruelling challenge in sight

Date: Wednesday 25th May 2016
David Holme

"ALL in all my body is taking a bit of a battering," says Penrith cyclist David Holme, who is raising money for the Keswick-based Calvert Trust by cycling an average of 100 miles a day in May.

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