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Support for hotel and fuel station plan, says Sainsbury’s

Date: Friday 22nd August 2014
How the Premier Inn would fit into the New Squares street scene

SAINSBURY’S managers say they are “delighted” with the public response to consultation on the company’s plans for a petrol station and budget hotel in Penrith.

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Minister joins in celebration of voluntary sector

Date: Monday 18th August 2014
Civil society minister Brooks Newmark gives a helping hand during a climbing session at Martindale with (left to right) Shannon Falk, Sophie Porter, Hannah Coote and Louise Harris, all from Cumbria.

THE minister for civil society, Brooks Newmark, visited various organisations for volunteers in the district.

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TV cameras add extra drama to A-level results day

Date: Friday 15th August 2014
BBC cameraman Phil Dobson films reporter Alison Freeman interviewing Ullswater Community College students and headteacher Nigel Pattinson on Thursday

THE drama of A-level results day at Penrith’s Ullswater Community College was given extra intensity yesterday as it was thrust into the national spotlight.

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