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Friday, 30 January 2015

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Dad's plea

Caspar Capel photo A father has made a desperate plea for his adult son to come home 17 days after he went missing

'It's got me down'

Annie Graham photo A woman who's paid more than £2,500 in a year for her electricity says the stress has left her wanting to give up

Infested flats

Cockroaches photo People have been left living with cockroaches after the pests infested a block of flats

Cold snaps

dc noah Enjoy these pictures of snow covered Cumbria from snowmen to snow scenes, and swans to pet dogs (2 comments)

Also in the news

Boy, 16, in 2am knife threat outside Carlisle shop

A teenager has admitted brandishing a large kitchen knife at a delivery driver outside a Carlisle store during confrontation in the early hours of the morning.
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'Secret' shop for sale

Poundstretcher photo A Carlisle shop was put up for sale – without staff being informed (18 comments)

Operations cancelled

Cumberland Infirmary photo Dozens of operations have been cancelled as the norovirus outbreak stretches hospital resources (16 comments)

Dog attack

Lee Poyser photo A family pet suffered horrific injuries after it was bitten by another dog on a Carlisle street (14 comments)

£10,000 to park

Lanes parkng space photo A property auction firm is to sell one of the most unusual lots it has ever dealt with – a parking space (6 comments)

Election fight

Lee Sherriff photo A wealthy former Lib Dem peer has given £10,000 to Labour to help unseat Carlisle’s Conservative MP (38 comments)

Police sick bill

Richard Rhodes photo Cumbria police had to pay out more than £620,000 in wages to officers and civilian staff who were off sick in just three months

Cyclist's plea

Warwick Road traffic photo A cyclist made an impassioned plea to Carlisle councillors to improve cycling access into the city (26 comments)

Cash boost

Eycott Hill photo A hidden gem of the Lake District landscape is getting a £1.6m lottery windfall

Also in the news

Huge potholes making Cumbrian residents' lives a misery

Potholes photo Residents of Warwick Bridge are concerned about a cluster of deep potholes, which they say are dangerous. (4 comments)

Carlisle United latest

Carlisle Utd ask fans to help clear snow from pitch

Brunton Park snow photo Carlisle United have issued an appeal to fans to help clear the Brunton Park pitch of snow before tomorrow's clash with Mansfield.

Sport latest

Whitehaven RL 'in dispute' with back rower Crellin

Bradd Crellin photo A lack of available players has forced Whitehaven to cancel tomorrow’s pre-season fixture at Newcastle Thunder.

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