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Friday, 27 March 2015

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New home found

A dog lover who has rescued animals from Greece, Romania and Croatia, has added another to her pack – from Afghanistan

Parking plans

Carlisle hospital photo A park and ride scheme could be put in place to help ease parking woes at Carlisle hospital (8 comments)

Healthy city

Lanes photo Carlisle has been named as having one of the top ten ‘healthiest high streets’ in the UK (6 comments)

Barbed wire 'joke'

Cumbria police badge A pensioner is warning others to be vigilant and not fall victim to a cruel prank which left him with agonising injuries

Factory closing

Eastman photo A troubled chemical factory will close later this year with the loss of 152 jobs, it has been announced (1 comment)

Mountain theft!

Scafell Pike photo Tourism bosses are calling for the return of the top of Scafell Pike which was stolen to appear in a London art gallery (20 comments)

Working conditions

Mcvities photo Workers at McVitie's have rejected changes to their working conditions despite a warning from bosses (63 comments)

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Starling mess

Little Angels Nursery photo Businesses are getting fed up with thousands of starlings which are making a mess and creating a stink (50 comments)

The Battered Pom

Cairns photo A Cumbrian family are selling their fish and chip shop and heading for a new life Down Under - running a chippy

Sneeze slapper sought

Sneeze photo Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after people were slapped when sneezing in Carlisle

Paint vandals

Union cairn photo An MP has expressed his “sadness and disappointment” after a cairn celebrating the Union was attacked by vandals

Going swimmingly

Tony Bell  photo Fish from all over the world are sold at Carlisle’s only independent fishmongers

High praise

pthighsher1 Remarkable people were recognised for their efforts to enrich the county at Cumbria’s High Sheriff Awards

Also in the news

Best man's dad jailed for knocking out groom's father

Elijah Boswell photo A wedding day in Carlisle ended in violence when the groom’s father suffered a fractured skull as he was felled by a single punch.

Carlisle United latest

Carlisle United sign defender and winger on loan

Jeffrey Monakana photo Carlisle United have beaten the emergency loan deadline to sign Middlesbrough defender David Atkinson and Brighton winger Jeffrey Monakana.

Sport latest

Lakesman to fill triathlon gap in Cumbria

Hundreds of endurance athletes are expected in Cumbria to take part the Lakesman – the county’s first on-road, long-distance triathlon.

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