FIREFIGHTERS were called to a chimney fire in South Cumbria.
SIGHS of relief and a round of applause could be heard after controversial plans to replace a windfarm were refused.
A COMMUNITY group has sold a section of land worth almost £400,000 in a bid to clear its debts.
A NEW development, costing around £5m, could see a Premier Inn hotel being built on the site of a former abbatoir.
THOUSANDS of people are expected to pack the streets of Ulverston this weekend.
The only town centre car park to be closed for the duration of the festival is Theatre Street car park, so spaces will be available at Buxton Place, Daltongate, Stockbridge Lane, Brewery Street and The Gill.
THOSE wishing to get into the Dickensian spirit and rent a Victorian costume can visit Pure in Market Street and choose an outfit.