60 community heroes for 60 years of English Lakes Hotels

60 community heroes joined English Lakes Hotels to celebrate 60 years of the business on the shores of Lake Windermere at Low Wood Bay. The company started on December 25th 1952 by Ben Berry’s great great uncle Norman Buckley. The day included afternoon tea and champagne, finishing with the firing…

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60 community heroes for 60 years of English Lakes Hotels

60 community heroes joined English Lakes Hotels to celebrate 60 years of the business on the shores of Lake Windermere at Low Wood Bay. The company started on December 25th 1952 by Ben Berry’s great great uncle Norman Buckley. The day included afternoon tea and champagne, finishing with the firing…

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Great afternoon at Troutbeck duck race

Troutbeck held its annual duck race today and drew a wide crowd from near and far. Over 1000 rubber ducks were raced in heats with the top 20 from each heat going into a final. Heat winner Ben Berry gave comment saying “My team went out to win and we…

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Troutbeck devours scones

Troutbeck village had afternoon scones and tea today in the Institute. Many village heavyweights turned out for the event hosted by Ben Berry. “Its a great way to give something back to the village and keep upto date with all the local info. It’s not only a chance to hear…

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Angry Dairy Farmers meet in Carlisle

Cumbrian dairy farmers met tonight in Carlisle to discuss the pricing crisis. There has never been such a unified voice in the farming industry than after processors and retailers pushed out further dairy price cuts for August. Many dairy purchasers have rescinded the August cuts after public action, like that…

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Dairy demonstration in Kendal hailed a success

A large demonstration happened today in Kendal, Cumbria. It was put together by Ben Berry with help from local farmers and the NFU. It was a protest to raise further awareness for the price cuts many local dairy farmers have been forced to swallow. A bath, filled with milk, had…

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Police Minister Nick Herbert MP visits Cumbria

Police Minister Nick Herbert MP is visiting Cumbria today to throw his weight behind Richard Rhodes, the Conservative candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner. Met by Conservative members, Cumbrian MP’s and the public in Kendal, he made the argument that Police Commissioners will not politicizing police and will be a…

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User group continue work on £500k Millom skatepark

Plans continue to come together in Millom for a massive skate and bmx park. The program is being put together by Millom Town Councillor, Brian Crawford, and is set to become one of the regions best skating venues. The user group is made up of local young people who have…

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