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Saturday, 19 April 2014

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Easter family fun

A Cumbrian castle is putting on a colourful and fun-packed programme of Easter activities this Bank Holiday weekend

'Together forever'

Thelma and Noel Dias photo Poignant tribute as devoted couple die 19 days apart after 67 years together

Instant noodles diet

Noodles pot photo Homeless families are surviving on instant noodles and £1 microwave meals as benefits changes bite (39 comments)

'Copter job

Solway museum photo It was far from a typical day at work, when museum volunteers were asked to help repair a stranded £19m military helicopter

'Stop misbehaving'

Herbert Paterson photo A pensioner who chained his car to Carlisle Utd’s railings as part of a lengthy land dispute has been told to behave

Also in the news

Cumbrian drinks man attacked friend over loan cash

A man was knocked unconscious by a friend he owed money to after taking “too long” to pay it back.

Hotel's new owner

Pat Sedgwick photo A former historic country house hotel near Carlisle has been sold and is to become a private residence, it is understood

Catch sick killers

Andrew Bateman photo Three men are offering a £1,200 reward after being sickened by the horrific killing of animals on a Penrith allotment

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Action pledged

Samantha Wilson photo Highways chiefs have vowed to act after calls for improved disabled access outside a school

Designer cakes

Andy Nuttall photo Crumbs! A Cumbrian designer has created a range of lifelike cakes that look too good to be eaten...

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Kyle May angry at Workington Reds boss questioning his loyalty

Kyle May photo Captain Kyle May insists it was cheeky of manager Ian McDonald to question his loyalty to Workington Reds.
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