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Monday, 27 April 2015

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Webchat: John Stevenson

John Stevenson photo Monday, 12.30-1.30pm Live webchat with the Conservative Party candidate for Carlisle, John Stevenson

Webchat: Jill Perry

Jill Perry photo Monday 9.30-10.30am Live webchat with the Green Party's candidate for Workington, Jill Perry

Comic's boost

Bill Bailey photo Comedian Bill Bailey is to hold a special show to raise money for Cumbria’s mountain rescue teams

Pride headliner

Marc Almond photo Chart-topping eighties pop star Marc Almond will headline this year’s Carlisle Pride celebrations

Market petition

Adrian Davis-Johnston photo More than 2,000 people have backed a campaign to bring back a market after a High Court ruling threatened its future

Phones anger

Vodafone logo A mobile phone network has launched an investigation after a series of problems were reported in Carlisle (31 comments)


Richard Hammond photo Richard Hammond is so bored with life without Top Gear that he drove to Cumbria to make his own home movie

Places search

St Bees School photo More than 100 pupils at St Bees School have now applied for a place elsewhere, following the decision to close it (3 comments)

Picnic screening

Sleddale Hall photo Picnic cinema-goers have an extra chance to watch a cult film in the surroundings it was filmed in

Scenic route

A591 photo A route though spectacular Lake District scenery has been declared the best driving road in the UK (5 comments)

Hall reopening

Civic Hall photo Whitehaven's Civic Hall will be reopened by Rosehill Youth Theatre

On the move

Stephen Gilby photo One of the leaders of a successful west Cumbrian school is leaving to take up a top job in Carlisle

Also in the news

Carlisle woman denies dangerously out of control dog attacked man

A woman has appeared before magistrates accused of allowing her dog to be dangerously out of control in a public place – her front garden.

Sport latest

Whitehaven comfortably beaten by Featherstone Rovers

Featherstone scored 26 unanswered second-half points as they ran out as easy 36-12 winners against Whitehaven.

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