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Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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Bitter success

Joe Fagan photo A father and son have won a pub award after taking over the business just a year ago

In the groove

Groove Armada More acts have been announced for this year’s Kendal Calling festival including the line-up for the Glow Tent

Jobs row

johnstevenson1111 Conservative John Stevenson has defended his decision to carry on working as a solicitor after his election as Carlisle’s MP

Sounds promising

Headphone photo Pupils from a school near Carlisle have designed an ear clip to hold headphones in place

Also in the news

Carlisle pensioner admits child porn charges

Andrew Mathews photo A pensioner who admitted a string of child pornography charges has avoided jail.
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Viking hoard

Viking key photo Rare Viking treasures unearthed near Carlisle more than 10 years ago are to go on display for the first time in the city

New treatment

Nicki Butterworth photo A mum who set up a bucket list after being given months to live has been told new treatment could buy her years

Age of the train

haventrainfggfgf Sunday trains between two Cumbrian towns are to return for the first time since the 1970s

Faster service

Patrick McLoughlin photo Hourly express trains are set to run between Cumbria and Newcastle, it has been announced

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

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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

Also in the news

Cumbrian plant bosses to consider ideas for saving jobs

Bosses at a closure-threatened chemicals plant have agreed to consider a number of suggestions aimed at saving jobs.

Carlisle United latest

Carlisle Utd manager appeals to fans to be brave

Keith Curle photo Keith Curle insisted Carlisle United’s long-suffering fans must show “bravery” as they bid to avert the crisis of Football League relegation. (17 comments)

Sport latest

Workington Town star tots up 1,000 points

Carl Forber photo Workington Town half-back Carl Forber topped 1,000 points for the club as Town christened their newly-sponsored stadium in style with a 33-6 win against Doncaster.

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