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Sunday, 01 February 2015

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Tax increase

Cumbria County Council photo The amount of money people in Cumbria pay for council tax could rise by nearly two per cent (19 comments)

Aiming to sue

ptmelanieriley A children's nurse is planning to take legal action against an NHS trust she blames for wrecking her 20-year career

Dad's plea

Caspar Capel photo A father has made a desperate plea for his adult son to come home 17 days after he went missing

'It's got me down'

Annie Graham photo A woman who's paid more than £2,500 in a year for her electricity says the stress has left her wanting to give up

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'Secret' shop for sale

Poundstretcher photo A Carlisle shop was put up for sale – without staff being informed (21 comments)

Operations cancelled

Cumberland Infirmary photo Dozens of operations have been cancelled as the norovirus outbreak stretches hospital resources (25 comments)

Dog attack

Lee Poyser photo A family pet suffered horrific injuries after it was bitten by another dog on a Carlisle street (23 comments)

£10,000 to park

Lanes parkng space photo A property auction firm is to sell one of the most unusual lots it has ever dealt with – a parking space (10 comments)

Election HQ

Lee Sherriff photo Election campaign headquarters for Carlisle’s would-be Labour MP Lee Sherriff are opening in the city today

Cold snaps

dc noah Enjoy these pictures of snow covered Cumbria from snowmen to snow scenes, and swans to pet dogs (3 comments)

Cyclist's plea

Warwick Road traffic photo A cyclist made an impassioned plea to Carlisle councillors to improve cycling access into the city (34 comments)

Behind bars

Dale Thompson photo A thug who bit off part of a man’s face at a party is beginning an eight-year prison sentence

Also in the news

Carlisle Utd on brink of new owners deal

Carlisle Utd badge A change in the ownership of Carlisle United is only months away, according to the businessman attempting to buy into the club. (21 comments)

Carlisle United latest

Carlisle Utd 2 Mansfield Town 1

Kyle Dempsey photo Charlie Wyke scored on his full debut and Kyle Dempsey hit his first goal for three months as Carlisle United claimed a vital comeback victory.

Sport latest

Performance that matters against Wigan, not the result, says Workington boss

Phil Veivers photo Workington head coach Phil Veivers says he’s more concerned about his side’s performance this weekend than the result as Town take on Wigan.

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