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Thursday, 24 April 2014

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Project completed

The rare and restored beauty of a historic church ceiling is to be officially unveiled to the public at three events

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Early-morning rescue of woman - from porch roof

Firefighters rescued a woman who was stuck on the roof of a porch in Charles Close, Workigton, at 4.50am yesterday.
Apr 24, 2014 10:43:32 AM

Listed Cumbrian hall given coveted award

A LISTED hall has become the first ever property in Cumbria to be to be given a coveted “superior quality” award.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 4:31:31 PM

Police patrols increased after children chased in Cumbria

POLICE patrols have been increased after reports that children were chased by men in Hawkshead.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 4:18:09 PM

Shoe shop donates to baby health charity

A SHOE shop is inviting families to boost foot health while raising money for charity.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 4:04:17 PM

Green party candidate welcomes Cumbrian windfarm development

A GREEN Party candidate has welcomed a decision to extend a Cumbrian offshore windfarm.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 12:24:11 PM

Cyclist, 82, taking on 55-mile ride on 65-year-old bike

A VETERAN cyclist will be joined by his son, grandson and brother-in-law when he wheels out his 65-year-old bike for a 55-mile charity ride.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 11:47:38 AM

Carlisle policeman to attend USA memorial week

AN OFFICER from Cumbria Police will represent the UK at a special memorial week in the USA.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 11:05:30 AM

Cumbrian MEP hails power station scheme

A CUMBRIAN MEP says that the country’s first carbon capture power station is “vital for our future”.
By James Johnson Apr 23, 2014 10:50:34 AM

Nuclear waste pledge

Alex Salmond photo Independent Scotland would take responsibility for its nuclear material at Sellafield, says First Minister Alex Salmond

Play park petition

Botcherby play area photo It is hoped ‘people power’ will win through on a Carlisle estate, as hundreds of people unite for the return of their play park

'Insignificant' risk

Drigg photo Health risks posed by erosion at a low-level nuclear dump in Cumbria are “insignificant”, bosses insist

Campaign stepped up

Alan Rutter photo Teachers are set to take to the streets to convince parents why they are preparing to join a new wave of industrial action

Helping babies

Gemma Richardson photo Carlisle nurse Gemma Richardson is doing her bit to help premature and sick babies – by donating her breastmilk

Stadium complaint

Pow Beck Whitehaven stadium graphic Complaint made over refusal by council to release information about the collapse of plans for £5m sports stadium

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Long game

Uppies and Downies photo More than six hours of passion, pride and honour preceded the Downies’ second win in Workington’s mass football game

'Doing brilliantly'

Lillie-Mai photo A brave youngster is continuing to defy the odds three years after doctors advised her parents to turn off life-support

Also in the news

Cumbrian man denies schoolgirl sex assaults and downloading 6,500 child porn images

A man has gone on trial accused of sexually abusing a schoolgirl and using his computer to download thousands of child pornography images.

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Carlisle United desperate to get striker Madine to Wolves

Gary Madine (new) photo Carlisle United are exploring ways of getting Gary Madine to Wolves and back if the Blues’ survival hinges on their final game at Molineux.
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