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Friday, 06 March 2015

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Gullsacks

gullsackssssfgfg A row has erupted over a scheme to stop seagulls raiding bin bags, with residents warned they could be fined £80 (21 comments)

In good company

mosedalestampfg A Lake District bridge is celebrated in a new set of stamps being launched by Royal Mail

Praise for home

westwindzzzzz Tea dances, parties and trips to the pub are helping one Cumbrian dementia home stand out from the rest

University graduates

pteuancartwriggggg The University of Cumbria has chalked up its best year to date since its creation in August 2007

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Also in the news

Ex-footballer from Carlisle ordered to hand over £130,000

 Simon Tucker photo A talented Cumbrian footballer who was jailed for his part in a £1.3m fraud has been ordered to hand over £130,000 of his ill-gotten gains.

Mountain music

Badly Drawn Boy photo Folk superstar Seth Lakeman, Dodgy, Badly Drawn Boy and the Peatbog Faeries will play at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival

Squirrel cull

Grey squirrel photo The prospect of a grey squirrel cull has come closer following the success of an experiment in Anglesey (15 comments)

Wedding dress battle

Fiona Mullins photo A bride has won her battle to get a refund for a wedding dress she was never going to wear after her fiance died (17 comments)

Beacon shines

beaconnnndfgfggf002 Staff at a Cumbrian museum are celebrating after picking up a national award for the experience given to visitors

CCTV plea

CCTV image Police have issued a CCTV picture of a man they want to speak to in connection with an assault on a teenager

School places

mbclare More than 93 per cent of children in Cumbria have landed a place at their first choice secondary school (5 comments)

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Jobs row

johnstevenson1111 Conservative John Stevenson has defended his decision to carry on working as a solicitor after his election as Carlisle’s MP

No comebacks

Keenan Park photo Action is being taken to stop illegal camps being set up in a Carlisle park (4 comments)

Also in the news

Cumbrian businesswoman charged over fund for dead teenager's charity

Haley McTaggart photo A businesswoman has appeared in court accused of organising a bogus raffle for a dead Cumbrian teenager’s charity fund.

Carlisle United latest

Carlisle boss hints at return for out of favour striker

Billy Paynter photo Keith Curle has hinted at a return for Billy Paynter into the first-team fold at Carlisle United after insisting the out-of-favour striker is now “training well”. (1 comment)

Sport latest

Brocklebank desperate to make Whitehaven debut

JPB Whitehaven's John Paul Brocklebank is desperate to make his debut for the club after missing out against Sheffield at the weekend.

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