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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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Album signing

Girls queued in Carlisle to meet Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro at a special signing of their new album, Stars

Tax discs abolished

Tax disc From Oct 1, tax discs that sit on vehicle windscreens become a thing of the past - but you must still pay up (55 comments)

Bus services axed

Stagecoach bus photo Many evening and Sunday buses will be axed from Sept 8 because Cumbria council is withdrawing subsidies

Viaduct campaign

Waverley Viaduct photo A long-running campaign to get a disused railway viaduct reopened has reached the desk of a senior Govt figure

Social media errors

Paul Duhig photo Police staff made racist and threatening comments on social media, new details show (2 comments)

Home let down

mbbeacon edge A BUPA-run care home in north Cumbria has been found to be failing its residents in some basic standards

Fells frustration

Penny Kirby photo Walkers criticised after calling for help on top of the fells – and then forgetting to tell rescuers they were safe

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Caring for Courtney

af walsh 198 3 The bravery and determination of a young leukaemia sufferer inspired family and friends to organise a fundraising fun day

Soon be speaking

Laura Oglanby photo The day when Laura Oglanby will speak to her mum for the first time is almost here, thanks to a great fundraising effort

Room for inn?

New Squares photo Plans for a Premier Inn as part of the next phase of a town's development has divided opinion among businesses (16 comments)

Dramatic drop

Clive Graham photo Infection rates at north Cumbria’s hospitals have dramatically improved, a new report reveals

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Carlisle United latest

Cheltenham 0 - 0 Carlisle

Carlisle United picked up their first point of the 2014/15 season as they played out a 0-0 draw at Cheltenham Town but Graham Kavanagh’s men will be travelling home tonight believing they should have won.
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Should people who call on mountain rescue teams unnecessarily be charged and/or asked to make a donation?

Yes. A donation is the least they should offer

No. But people who don't know how to identify an emergency should be deterred from roaming the fells

Nobody can budget for panic, fear and lack of consideration

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