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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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Union Cairn backing

Union Cairn photo VIDEO Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has backed a monument celebrating Scotland’s UK membership

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Extra cash wanted

Whitehaven harbour photo A further £50,000 is needed to carry out urgent repairs to a storm-battered Cumbrian harbour

'We felt unsafe'

Grange house fears photo A woman who was plagued by problems from a nearby children’s home is among people battling to ensure it never reopens

Pensioner's pledge

Jean Hall photo Woman, 84, says she’ll fight any attempt to bulldoze her home as part of an ambitious revamp of Carlisle city centre

Jellyfish warning

Judith Jones photo An alert has been issued along the coast with people suffering jellyfish stings so severe that they’ve been treated in hospital

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Tribute to wife of climber Sir Chris Bonington

Wendy and Chris Bonington photo The veteran mountaineer Doug Scott has today paid tribute to Lady Wendy Bonington, the wife of his fellow climber Sir Chris Bonington.

Debut album

Colt 45 photo Cumbrian band being tipped for great things by the national music press release their debut full-length album today

Victim speaks out

Joy Sayers photo This was the aftermath of an attack by a Cumbrian man on his former partner

Singing the blues

Maryport Blues Festival photo SLIDESHOW Maryport Blues was a festival of two halves pulled together by the Soul City Walkers... (1 comment)

Pub has 'no future'

Julie Brown photo A once-thriving Carlisle pub has become the latest to close its doors after bosses said it had “no long-term future” (22 comments)

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Coastguard called out to vehicle abandoned in sea

Submerged car photo A Coastguard team was called out to investigate after a 4x4-type vehicle was abandoned in the sea south of Seascale.

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FT: Dumbarton 0 Carlisle United 2

Second half goals from David Amoo and Kyle Dempsey earned Carlisle United a 2-0 win over Dumbarton in their penultimate friendly.
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Will the Union Cairn make a difference to the 'No' vote campaign?

Yes, it's an effective way of getting across the fact Scotland and England should stay united

No, people have already made their mind up which way they are going to vote

No. It may backfire because some Scots will say it is the English interfering in their referendum

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