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Anything Goes in Northbound Festival dome

Dub Pistols  photo One of the highlights of Northbound, Cumbria’s newest music festival, will be the Anything Goes Dome, where spin-offs of favourite TV shows jostle for attention with chaotic comedy, bingo and a disco full of music by dead people ...

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Folk legends Lau announce Cumbrian gig

Carlisle’s Old Fire Station venue continues its mission to offer a range of music and performances to blow a variety of socks off.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Bonny Babies is back! Find out how to enter here

Bonny Babies photo Bonny Babies are back! Our popular contest opens on Monday, June 29 so book your appointment now.

Last updated 22 June 2015
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Is Barbados trip one-upmanship?

When I was a lad, school trips meant long journeys along winding roads to dull fields and miserable museums.

Last updated 11 June 2015
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Carlisle pigeon-fancier’s favourite birds immortalised in tattoos

upppigeonsmw Steve Glencross has had many pigeons over the years. Some of them, including Leona, Blanche and Phil’s Choice, are immortalised in ink on his arms.

Last updated 11 May 2015
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Last updated 16 April 2015
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Creating rhythm from rubbish

Ben Gates photo Parp, toot, pheep, swaaang, bibble, scuuurch, ping! It’s amazing the sounds that Ben Gates can make.

Last updated 8 April 2015
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Bruisers queue up for Carlisle-made custom gum guards

Andrew Pattinson photo Andrew Pattinson seems like an easygoing chap. But his clients include some of the toughest people on the planet.

Last updated 17 March 2015
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Get set to help us choose a Precious Pet

Entry for this year’s Precious Pets competition has closed – but it is not over yet.

Last updated 7 March 2015
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Village’s 240-strong employer retains success through competition

LG crack010315a BELLS of Lazonby employs 240 staff and supplies some of Britain’s best-known retailers, including Costa and Sainsbury’s. All from a remote village in the Eden Valley.

Last updated 2 March 2015
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Whitehaven to host new series of music gigs

A new series of gigs from much-loved indie rockers and top local bands have been lined up for Cumbria.

Last updated 20 February 2015
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Sinner Terry Christian ready to confess all

Terry Christian photo From the streets of inner-city Manchester to the boulevards of Beverly Hills, Terry Christian’s debut stand-up show, The Naked Confessions of a Recovering Catholic takes a snapshot of life, overlooked by an all-seeing, and often unforgiving, God.

Last updated 20 February 2015
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Some things to see and do in Cumbria during half-term

ht14climb A round-up of some of the things Cumbria has to offer during this week's school half-term.

Last updated 15 February 2015
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Festive photo competition winner revealed

Xmas photo 2014 comp photo We asked you to get snap-happy and send us your favourite festive photos.

Last updated 19 December 2014
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Making sense of science

Roland Jackson photo Professor Stephen Hawking believes thinking machines threaten humanity’s existence.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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TV MasterChef aiming to impress Cumbria's foodies

Darren Comish photo His hands shook like a hypothermia victim after a raw night on the fells.. It was amazing that he managed to get any food on the plate at all, let alone make sure it was beautifully arranged.

Last updated 1 December 2014
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TV crew brought own water to Lake District to film Top Gear star's new show

Richard Hammond photo Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond swapped steering wheels for wet weather gear when filming his latest TV series.

Last updated 30 November 2014
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Carlisle Utd legends help launch walking football sessions

Walking football photo Forty years ago Les O’Neill was playing at England’s finest football grounds. Les was a midfield menace in the Carlisle United team that reached the First Division in 1974.

Last updated 29 November 2014
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Carlisle-bound Professor Green: Paps, marriage, Ed Sheeran and Robbie Williams

Professor Green photo He thought of the title a long time ago, but Professor Green’s new album Growing Up In Public was turned into a spookily prophetic phrase by events over the past year.

Last updated 27 November 2014
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Cumbrian man ventures into deep space - beneath the earth

Richard Walters photo It’s the last frontier. Unexplored and where few dare to travel. It is deep space. Space beneath the earth’s crust.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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