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Friday, 25 April 2014

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Man charged following drugs bust

A man has been charged following a £13,000 drugs bust at a bus station.
By Nick Griffiths Apr 25, 2014 9:45:25 AM

Building firm buys iconic building

Building firm Story Homes is renovating an iconic Carlisle building to create a new city headquarters.
By Nick Griffiths Apr 25, 2014 9:24:38 AM
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New chairman for Cumbria County Council

Cumbria County Council has a new chairman and vice chairman.
Apr 24, 2014 4:39:47 PM

Early-morning rescue of woman - from porch roof

Firefighters rescued a woman who was stuck on the roof of a porch in Charles Close, Workigton, at 4.50am yesterday.
Apr 24, 2014 10:43:32 AM

Listed Cumbrian hall given coveted award

A LISTED hall has become the first ever property in Cumbria to be to be given a coveted “superior quality” award.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 4:31:31 PM

Police patrols increased after children chased in Cumbria

POLICE patrols have been increased after reports that children were chased by men in Hawkshead.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 4:18:09 PM

Shoe shop donates to baby health charity

A SHOE shop is inviting families to boost foot health while raising money for charity.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 4:04:17 PM

Green party candidate welcomes Cumbrian windfarm development

A GREEN Party candidate has welcomed a decision to extend a Cumbrian offshore windfarm.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 12:24:11 PM

Nuclear waste pledge

Alex Salmond photo Independent Scotland would take responsibility for its nuclear material at Sellafield, says FM Alex Salmond (3 comments)

Play park petition

Botcherby play area photo It is hoped ‘people power’ will win through on a Carlisle estate, as hundreds of people unite for the return of their play park

Wind turbines plan

Wind turbine photo An energy company is planning to put up six turbines on farmland near the M6 between Carlisle and Penrith (2 comments)

New beer fest

Pheasant pub photo Organisers of Cumbria’s newest beer festival are keeping their fingers crossed for good weather

Helping babies

Gemma Richardson photo Carlisle nurse Gemma Richardson is doing her bit to help premature and sick babies – by donating her breastmilk

Stadium complaint

Pow Beck Whitehaven stadium graphic Complaint made over refusal by council to release information about the collapse of plans for £5m sports stadium

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Long game

Uppies and Downies photo More than six hours of passion, pride and honour preceded the Downies’ second win in Workington’s mass football game

'Doing brilliantly'

Lillie-Mai photo A brave youngster is continuing to defy the odds three years after doctors advised her parents to turn off life-support

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