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Friday, 19 December 2014

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Christmas is coming: Show us your photos!

Xmas photo 2014 comp photo Get snap-happy and you could be in line for an extra Christmas present – a new digital camera.

Last updated 17 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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Carlisle man was German prisoner of war camp mastermind

Jock Hamilton-Baillie photo The brains behind one of World War Two’s most audacious escape attempts was from Carlisle. Roger Lytollis meets the man who’s written up his daring story

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Shop moves forward by turning to past

cock17iron JB BANKS & Son Ltd has withstood centuries of change, wars and flood waters.

Last updated 17 November 2014
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Cockermouth businesses move forward after flood hell

cock17mayor THE only obvious evidence of the devastating flood waters that swamped the centre of Cockermouth five years ago are the markers which record the level the waters reached on the night of November 19.

Last updated 17 November 2014
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Cumbrian model train enthusiasts say they're on right track

rail5 Peter Osborne doesn’t mind admitting it. He’s a trainspotter – and proud of it.

Last updated 15 November 2014
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Right that drivers pay for their crimes

A two-week safety blitz on one of the county’s most notorious roads caught out almost 400 motorists.

Last updated 6 November 2014
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Top chefs line up for Taste Food festival

Simon Rogan pgoto Ahead of the Taste Food festival's return to Cockermouth on Saturday, Mark Green previews the event.

Last updated 22 September 2014
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Amazing Lego models recreate wonders of the world

legony Cumbria is hosting a major Lego exhibition all summer. Mark Green talks to the man behind it

Last updated 28 July 2014
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Bonny Babies 2014: The details

Bonny Babies are back! Our popular contest opens next Monday (June 23) so book your appointment now. And this year you can find our photographers at even more venues.

Last updated 17 June 2014
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Family, friends, fighters: Cumbrian grandad and grandson both battling illnesses

Jim Ferguson and Will Birkett photo The ground floor of 140 Botchergate, Carlisle, looks as if a bomb might improve it. The place is being transformed into an art gallery but there’s still much to do.

Last updated 19 May 2014
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Day Bill Shankly led Carlisle United to Arsenal

Bill Shankly photo ‘This is your manager speaking.” At Brunton Park, 20 minutes before kick-off, this is how Bill Shankly would introduce himself to Carlisle United fans over the public address system.

Last updated 29 March 2014
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Cumbrian musician's War Horse performance to be broadcast live across world

War Horse photo A Cumbrian musician will tonight perform in several countries at the same time.

Last updated 27 February 2014
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Half term ideas for rainy and sunny days

Tullie House photo There's no reason to sit at home and feel bored this half term. There's loads going on around Cumbria, indoors and outdoors

Last updated 15 February 2014
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Top pianist returning to Keswick

Star pianist Yevgeny Sudbin makes a long-awaited return visit to Cumbria next month.

Last updated 2 February 2014
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