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Saturday, 26 July 2014

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They're one of the growing number of dogs which have come from mixing poodles with other breeds... meet Carlisle's goldendoodles

Park problems

Park bottles photo Broken bottles and piles of rubbish are turning a beauty spot into a dangerous eyesore, it’s been claimed

'It's going to happen'

Horse & Farrier photo Tesco says it is “committed” to building a new convenience store and renovating a derelict pub in Carlisle (3 comments)

Care criticised

Elizabeth Berwick photo A coroner slammed the “substandard” care given to a pensioner but stopped short of saying that it caused her death

Car parks fees cut?

Colin Glover photo City councillors are looking at how they can reduce fees in their car parks to help ease the pain of new on-street charges

Back our hospital

Gerard Richardson photo A hospital campaigner has urged bosses to commit to retaining consultant-led maternity services - or pack up and leave

Single council?

Stewart Young photo A fresh bid to have a single unitary authority created in Cumbria could be up and running later this year (13 comments)

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Police armed with tasers sent to domestic incident

Police officers armed with taser guns were called to the scene of a domestic incident in Carlisle yesterday evening which resulted in a man being arrested.
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Arson heroes

Keswick fire men photo Three heroes who put themselves at risk to save the lives of others from a serial arsonist have been honoured

Pub has 'no future'

Julie Brown photo A once-thriving Carlisle pub has become the latest to close its doors after bosses said it had “no long-term future” (18 comments)

Carlisle praised

Robbed couple photo A vulnerable couple have praised Carlisle after a nightmare day that saw them sleeping rough

Switch-on stars

Collabro photo Talent show champions Collabro – feat Carlisle’s Matthew Pagan – will headline this year’s city Xmas lights switch-on

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Carlisle's Sands Centre axes its creche

Andy King photo Three workers will lose their jobs at The Sands Centre in Carlisle when a creche and other regular toddler activities are axed at the end of the month. (18 comments)

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Workington Reds’ Kyle May relishing clash with Carlisle Utd

Kyle May photo Reds defender Kyle May is relishing the chance to play against his former club Carlisle United tomorrow in the build-up to his testimonial season.
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Winter gritters are out treating Cumbria's melting roads. Are we geared for summer's heat?

Good idea to use up grit left over from an exceptionally mild winter

Surprising that roads are melting in these temperatures - not exactly extreme

Melting? Does that mean more potholes?

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