Contributions are welcome from people who live, have lived,
study, work or have worked in Cumbria or have an
interest in the culture, history and attractions of, or are
researching something or other about Cumbria or the
surrounding area or plan to visit the county.
Posting adverts to the newsgroup is strictly forbidden, with the
Cumbrian-based charities and voluntary organizations may post a
pointer to their website together with a short message of no more than
six lines publicising their event or appeal. This message may not be
posted more than once every three months.
Messages posted to this newsgroup must not be cross-posted to
more than a TOTAL of four uk.local.* newsgroups; these may be
geographically adjacent or overlapping, or connected by the
subject of the post (e.g. "moving house from Carmarthen to
All posts must be made in plain text; HTML and other types of
formatted text are forbidden. Posting URLs of relevant
Internet sites, where appropriate, is encouraged.
With the explicit exception of PGP signatures, all encoded
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not limited to: pictures, sounds, word processor documents,
executable programs and "business cards". You are invited to
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further information on how to configure your newsreader to
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Anyone posting advertisements, binaries or other material
contrary to this charter may be reported to their ISP or
postmaster without further warning after their first offence.
Limits on cross posting of messages will adhere to the agreed
standard for all uk.local.* groups.
uk.local.cumbria The county of Cumbria, England