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Monday, 26 January 2015

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Spring's coming

Snowdrop season is in full swing and an abundance of the tiny flowers are creating picture perfect scenes across Cumbria

Double blow

Redfern photo Carlisle's historic Redfern Inn has shut without warning – and the city’s Fisher Street Social Club is to close next week (8 comments)

Coming soon - 3G

Vodafone 3G photo Three Cumbrian villages will soon be able to take advantage of 3G mobile coverage

Bid fails

Tony Young photo A taxi firm operator has failed to persuade council chiefs to relax their rules on wheelchair-friendly cabs

Wedding guest

Josie Baxter photo A Carlisle woman hopes there will be a very special guest at her wedding - pop star Sam Smith

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Pretty in pink

Pink JCB photo This shocking pink machine will soon be gracing the streets of Cumbria

Tributes paid

Brian Rooney photo Egremont is grieving the loss of British Legion stalwart Brian Rooney, who died in a car accident on Wednesday

Last delivery

Richard Sealby photo A lifesaving milkman is putting away his bottles for the final time after 50 years of serving his community

Caught on camera

David Sellars photo A Carlisle security firm with 50 door staff at city venues is looking to introduce body-mounted cameras (10 comments)

Valley 'not working'

Thirlmere photo United Utilities has responded to criticisms of its plan to erect a seven-mile fence in the Lake District (4 comments)

Stay away

Health chiefs say children are not to visit any wards at Carlisle's hospital 'until further notice'

Help me

Peter Nelson photo A grieving man is calling on Cumbrians who have backed a cross he erected in tribute to his wife to help him keep it in place

Cumbria's cheapest fuel

Petrol pump photo The average family in Cumbria is now spending £50 a month less on fuel than they were six months ago (5 comments)

Carlisle United latest

'Knighton' in Twitter claims over Carlisle Utd

CUFC review photo Controversial former Carlisle United chairman Michael Knighton caused a stir on social media - by threatening to return to Brunton Park!

Sport latest

Workington Town 26 - 0 Whitehaven

Jarrad Stack photo Workington Town regained the Ike Southward Memorial Trophy with a 26-0 win over rivals Whitehaven.

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