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Thirlmere,

lake, c.3 mi (5 km) long, in the Lake District, Cumbria, NW England, near Keswick. In 1894, through the construction of a high dam (which raised the water level c.50 ft/15 m) and an aqueduct c.100 mi (160 km) long, Thirlmere became a source of water supply for Manchester.

Thirlmere

a lake in NW England, in Cumbria in the Lake District: provides part of Manchester's water supply. Length: 6 km (4 miles)
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THE dry, cracked earth at Thirlmere reservoir looks like a sign of drought conditions, despite the rain that has bucketed down over parts of the country recently.
They then tackled a burning car in Thirlmere Close, Tile Hill South, a few minutes later, followed by two cars on fire in Broad Lane at 2.16am.
Meehan told officers he found the gun lying in Thirlmere Park, but did not offer any alternative explanation when the court rejected his story.
A new shuttle bus connecting Keswick to Grasmere via Thirlmere began its service on Tuesday morning and council bosses hope it will cut journey times by two hours.
The Met Office said a new record had been set for the amount of rainfall over a 48-hour period, with 405mm (15.9in) of rain falling in 38 hours at Thirlmere in Cumbria.
Clark broke the right half of his neck while he was on the cycling stage of a triathlon event in Thirlmere back in 2012.
Police were called to Thirlmere Way, in the Slatyford area of Newcastle following reports of a fight in the street between 3am and 3.29am, on Saturday morning.
Two SCS Group teams will cycle 50 miles, hike to the summit of England's second highest mountain Helvellyn at 3,116ft and canoe a 2.5-mile course on Lake Thirlmere in Cumbria.
The blaze broke out at Hightown Cricket Club, in Thirlmere Road, Hightown, during the early hours of Sunday.
Financial advisers are not normally found in lakes but Montpelier's David Fleet managed to go for an involuntary swim in Lake Thirlmere while taking part in the Race the Sun charity triathlon in the Lake District.
And here it is - the Thirlmere Selling Hurdle for three- and four-year-olds at Carlisle on September 27, 1980.