A £350m investment in a pharmaceutical plant in Cumbria was the cornerstone of the Conservative government's 2012 budget. Then Prime Minster David Cameron even came to Ulverston to herald the plan a great success.
Tonight that plan lies in ruins. Glaxo Smith Kline have pulled the plug on the investment, and are now looking at selling the site which makes anti-biotics. Our political correspondent Daniel Hewitt reports.
Emergency services are continuing with work to remove chemicals found at property in Ulverston.
Yesterday police arrested a 29-year-old man from Ulverston on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs. Following enquiries, chemicals were found in a property on Weston Avenue, Ulverston.
Police are working with specialist fire service resources in order to safely remove the chemicals from the property. Part of Weston Avenue is closed in order to do this and two neighbouring properties have been evacuated as a precaution.
The male remains in custody for questioning.
Police would like to reassure members of the public that there is no believed risk to them at this time.
Police are investigating an incident of sheep worrying where a lamb was killed by two dogs in Cumbria.
Police were called following an incident on Birkrigg Common, Ulverston, on the morning of Sunday May 31.
Police have released photographs of two dogs believed to be involved in the incident and appealing for the owners of the dogs to get in touch.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked contact police on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
The family of the inspirational teenager Alice Pyne have promised to continue her legacy.
Alice, who was from Ulverston, lost her battle against cancer earlier this month at the age of 17.
Alice's story became known around the world after she posted a bucket list on the internet of things she wanted to do before she died.
Her sister Milly is planning her own special tribute.
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A terminally ill teenager who started an online bucket list has ticked off her final wish.
Alice Pyne from Ulverston has just returned from a whale-watching trip in Canada.
Also on her list was meeting Take That and entering her pet Mabel in a dog show.
She's been fighting Hodgkin's lymphoma for five years.
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