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Saturday, 20 September 2014

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Scotland says no

Carlisle MP John Stevenson says Scotland voting against independence and opting to stay in the union is a relief (15 comments)

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TV presenter

Paul Laidlaw photo Carlisle auctioneer Paul Laidlaw is to present BBC1 antiques show Bargain Hunt

Wedding bells

Flashmob photo A woman surprised by a flashmob marriage proposal in Carlisle has started planning her wedding

Demonizing a president

Martin Parlett A Cumbrian man who helped Barack Obama with his 2008 American presidential campaign has written a book about it

Mapped out

wigmapmw An Ordnance Survey map of Wigton from 1924 has been reprinted – giving an insight into the town’s history

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Talks over new primary on site of axed Carlisle school

andy belahprotestdfg The site of a school controversially closed and bulldozed despite widespread protest has emerged as the leading location – for a new school. (9 comments)

Farming boost

firstmilkfggf A major player in Cumbrian agriculture is ready to sink millions into its flagship cheese-making plant

Protect our children

Needles photo Calls are being made for action against drug addicts after needles were left in an alleyway where children play (5 comments)

Relocation relocation

digstoodsmw007 The first students have started working in a new £5.3m arts centre at Carlisle College

Get your skates on

Alan Graham photo A roller-skating enthusiast is appealing to the public to pledge their support to help him open a rink

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Kitchen cocaine man jailed

A MAN whose stash of cocaine was found by police in the kitchen of his home has been jailed for three and a half years.
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And action...

Carlisle Castle The grand finale of an epic time-travelling historic sci-fi television show is being filmed at Carlisle Castle

Change of use

50068084F001 Work is underway to transform a former Carlisle community hospital into a new cancer unit

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Mansfield Town 3 Carlisle United 2

Keith Curle photo Keith Curle's first game in charge of Carlisle United ended in defeat despite a dramatic second half fightback from the Blues.

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Workington Town link has been fantastic says Radlinski

af jack murphy 28 1 WIGAN Warriors have expressed an interest in continuing their dual registration link with Workington Town next season according to the club’s Rugby General Manager Kris Radlinski.

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