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Fine Fettle - Looking back

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2018 is behind us now. Phew. I’m sure 2019 will be nowhere near as eventful. ಠ_ಠ It’s been a quiet we
 
January 5 · Issue #3 · View online
Fine Fettle
2018 is behind us now. Phew. I’m sure 2019 will be nowhere near as eventful.
ಠ_ಠ
It’s been a quiet week as everyone tries to work off the extra Christmas food so let’s all take a look back at the past twelve months of memorable tales from across our county.

A chilly start - January, February and March
Mountain rescuers' mission to reach remote parts of Cumbria cut off by heavy snow (News and Star) Mountain rescuers' mission to reach remote parts of Cumbria cut off by heavy snow (News and Star)
Poppi Worthington: Toddler sexually assaulted, coroner rules (BBC News)
Football agent who killed highways worker and paralysed another jailed for longer - (Gov.uk)
Prince Charles marks Lake District World Heritage Status (BBC News)
Heating up - April, May and June
Gritters deployed as roads start to melt in Cumbria during the heatwave (ITV News) Gritters deployed as roads start to melt in Cumbria during the heatwave (ITV News)
Michelle Skeer appointed Cumbria Police Chief Constable (BBC News)
Midwifery watchdog criticised after baby deaths (Channel 4 News)
Vintage train company steps in to reopen Lake District line (The Guardian)
Ethan Stables sentenced over gay pride attack plot (BBC News)
Pedal Power - July, August and September
Photo: @KeswickTourism on Twitter
BBC Local Live: Tour of Britain in Cumbria (BBC News)
Badger culling given the go-ahead in Cumbria to prevent spread of bovine TB (News and Star)
Walney £1bn offshore wind farm is world's largest (BBC News)
The end - October, November and December
Cumbria slavery probe: Man 'lived in shed for 40 years' (BBC News) Cumbria slavery probe: Man 'lived in shed for 40 years' (BBC News)
Toshiba set to liquidate UK nuclear arm NuGen (FT) ($)
Revealed: Hidden history of failures fake medic’s (News and Star)
Cumbria council merger proposals sent to government (BBC News)
Finally...
Lake District walkers demand CCTV after dozens of gates are hacked off (Telegraph) Lake District walkers demand CCTV after dozens of gates are hacked off (Telegraph)
Something missing?
I’ll be back to regular service next week when everyone has remembered they can’t stay home for the rest of the month :(
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