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Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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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

Cyclist, 82, taking on 55-mile ride on 65-year-old bike

A VETERAN cyclist will be joined by his son, grandson and brother-in-law when he wheels out his 65-year-old bike for a 55-mile charity ride.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 11:47:38 AM

Carlisle policeman to attend USA memorial week

AN OFFICER from Cumbria Police will represent the UK at a special memorial week in the USA.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 11:05:30 AM

Cumbrian MEP hails power station scheme

A CUMBRIAN MEP says that the country’s first carbon capture power station is “vital for our future”.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 10:50:34 AM
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Police appeal after trees chopped down

Several trees have been either hacked at with an axe or completely chopped down.
Apr 22, 2014 4:07:31 PM

New website will let patients rate and review Cumbria's health services

A new Cumbria-wide system is being brought in to allow patients across the county to review and rate health services.
Apr 22, 2014 2:01:46 PM
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Rock school to expand into west Cumbria

A music school helping to spot and nurture Cumbria’s future rock stars is set to expand.
By Kelly Pattison Apr 22, 2014 1:33:46 PM

Concern as scarlet fever cases go up

New guidance has been drawn up for schools, nurseries and other childcare settings as health chiefs continue to see a substantial increase in the number of scarlet fever cases.
By Kelly Pattison Education reporter Apr 22, 2014 1:32:48 PM

Crossing petition

Penrith nursery owner photo Nursery staff have launched a petition calling for a new crossing to help children get across the road

Campaign stepped up

Alan Rutter photo Teachers are set to take to the streets to convince parents why they are preparing to join a new wave of industrial action

'Closest friends'

Alex Salmond  photo Alex Salmond is due to make a landmark speech in Cumbria tonight ahead of the referendum on Scottish independence

Actor's holiday

Warwick Davis photo Actor Warwick Davis will show why the Lake District is his favourite place in the world next week as part of a new TV series

Hub opened

Digby Jones photo A hub to help Cumbrian businesses flourish has been opened by TV personality and business guru Lord Digby Jones

Alleygates plea

Carlisle alleygates photo Woman who says she's been plagued by fly-tippers is calling for an alleygate to be installed beside her home

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Gruelling task

Andrew Robinson photo A west Cumbrian man is preparing to undertake a 115 mile, three-day charity run in memory of his brother

'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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We were too good to go down but table doesn't lie, says Workington Reds chief

Glenn Heathcote photo Glenn Heathcote believes two of football’s best-used cliches sum up Workington’s season ‘the table doesn’t lie’ and ‘Reds were too good to go down’.
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