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Saturday, 28 February 2015

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Oscar selfies

Hollywood icons and blockbuster film stars attended the glitzy Oscars on Sunday – alongside two Cumbrian actors who are now living in Beverly Hills

Festival headliner

Lulu photo One of the legends of British pop music is to top the bill at a Cumbrian music festival later this year

Have you seen them?

Daniel Barker photo Cumbria police have appealed for help to find three missing criminals, two of whom have been recalled to prison

Tributes paid

Paul Harrison photo Tributes have flooded in for a popular former rugby player and club doorman who has died suddenly (8 comments)

No apology

Eric Nicholson photo A councillor spent up to 2 hours playing solitaire and doing his online banking - during a debate about big job cuts (57 comments)

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New trade

bush photo A Cumbrian teacher has packed in a secure job as a teacher to take over a pub - and he says it's a dream transfer

In the bag

ptstobartbag From Cumbria to the catwalk – an Eddie Stobart truck has been causing a stir at London Fashion Week

Something to Crowe about

JFp2326025 Legendary Gladiator actor Russell Crowe and rugby league stars welcomed a Cumbrian company to the game’s showpiece event

iPhone theft

cctv photo Police want to speak to this man after an iPhone6 smartphone was stolen from the Game store in Carlisle city centre

Move criticised

Lord Roger Liddle photo Two Cumbrian peers have hit out at a plan that will freeze county councillors out of an underground nuclear dump decision

Face of campaign

Paula David photo A Carlisle woman is at the centre of a campaign to raise the profile of bladder cancer

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We need second jobs

Rory Stewart photo MPs must be allowed to hold second jobs to avoid becoming professional politicians, says Rory Stewart (40 comments)

Whatever Barca can do...

Veteran footballers Carlisle's walking football veterans have strolled off with a title at their first attempt – beating Manchester City to boot

Also in the news

Campaigner thrown out of council meeting by police

Carla Arrighi photo A council meeting degenerated into chaos when an anti-council campaigner was thrown out by the police.

Sport latest

Workington Reds can cope with missing players - Tinnion

Conor Tinnion photo In-form winger Conor Tinnion does not believe Workington Reds will be left weakened on the pitch by injuries and suspensions.

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