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Saturday, 18 April 2015

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Uni jobs risk

Cumbria university photo Scores of jobs are set to go at the University of Cumbria as it tries to save up to £6m over the next year

Farm blockade

Farm blockade photo A repossessed farm was blockaded as friends and neighbours of its former owner came together to prevent its sale

Poster error

Election billboard photo A woman fighting to re-take Carlisle for Labour says she is amused and confused by a billboard mix-up (55 comments)

Lengthy delays

Road delays photo Long delays hitting motorists between Brampton and Carlisle could last for up to 18 months (9 comments)

New jobs boost

Rosehill car park photo An industrial and retail development at Rosehill, Carlisle, is set to go ahead potentially creating 50 jobs

Fares rising

Stagecoach bus photo Bus operator Stagecoach is raising fares in Cumbria by an average of 2.5 per cent from Monday (37 comments)

Webchat: Stephen Haraldsen

Stephen Haraldsen photo Monday, 12noon-1pm: Live session with the Conservative candidate for Copeland, Stephen Haraldsen

Webchat: Lee Sherriff

Lee Sherriff photo Monday, 2.30pm-3.30pm: Live session with Labour's candidate for Carlisle, Lee Sherriff

Election 2015

Carlisle election candidates cross swords at hustings

Lee Sherriff photo There was a mixture of cheers and jeers as Carlisle’s parliamentary candidates navigated their way through one of the last hustings in the city before the polls open.

HQ optimism

Botchergate boost photo A much anticipated £10.4 million council headquarters will provide an area of Carlisle with a significant boost

School dye ban

Emily Reay photo A girl studying for exams fears she will be barred from classes unless she dyes her ginger hair a more “natural colour” (183 comments)

'Under attack'

Michele Twiss photo A woman says she has been forced to move out of her bedroom because of the noise of wind turbines near her home

New houses plan

Detailed plans have been lodged to build more than 120 homes and restore a decaying landmark at the same time

Also in the news

Group waiting to hear on bid to reopen part of Whitehaven Civic Hall

Civic Hall photo The group seeking to re-open part of Whitehaven Civic Hall as a community venue hopes to find out early next week if its bid has been successful.

Carlisle United latest

Concentrate on job at hand, not relegation rivals, Carlisle Utd players told

Keith Curle photo Keith Curle has told his Carlisle United players to ignore their rivals’ fortunes until the Blues get the survival job done.

Sport latest

Fast and agile Ilkeston are big threat to Workington Reds

Gavin Skelton photo Promotion-chasing Workington Reds will face one of the Evo-Stik Premier Division’s best footballing sides today, boss Gavin Skelton has warned.

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