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Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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New Cumbrian leisure centre delayed by finance query

Workington leisure centre graphic Building work on a highly controversial leisure centre could be delayed after three councillors called in for scrutiny a decision to press ahead.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Drunk Carlisle teacher abandoned son while she went to buy more alcohol

A teacher from Carlisle left her young son at home alone while she drove to the shops drunk, to buy more alcohol.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Police name man killed in road crash

One person has died and four others - including two children - have been injured in a crash.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Go-ahead for new homes in west Cumbrian town

Plans for 15 new homes in west Cumbria have been given the go-ahead by planners.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Xmas lights switch-on performance for hospital campaign song

Adrian Davis-Johnston photo The first live performance of a charity single which hopes to boost the fight to save hospital services will take place at a Christmas lights switch-on this weekend.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Power cut hits 3,500 Cumbrian properties

Smoke was spotted coming out of the pavement, as an underground cable fire caused a power cut in Penrith.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Copeland council backs Civic Hall and new public loos plans

Civic Hall photo Plans to re-open Whitehaven Civic Hall and provide new toilets have been approved by Copeland councillors. (2 comments)

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Go-ahead for west Cumbrian care home extension

A care home has been given permission to build a 15-bedroom extension despite objections from neighbours.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Opening date for new Carlisle supermarket revealed

Aldi Dalston Road photo An opening date has been set for a new supermarket, which will create 30 jobs, being built on a derelict site in Carlisle.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Carlisle man made threat to kill neighbour, court told

A man who faced court for head-butting his neighbour later confronted him in the street, declaring: “I’m going to kill you”.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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UPDATED: Busy north Cumbrian road reopened after crash

Waverton crash photo Police have reopened a busy north Cumbrian road - eight hours after a dramatic crash.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Burglars target north Cumbrian petrol station

Hundreds of pounds of lottery scratch cards were stolen during a break-in at a Cumbrian filling station.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Public meeting over cuts to Cumbria police budget

Michelle Skeer photo Senior figures in crimefighting are to hold a public meeting to talk about the impact of cash cuts on Cumbria police.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Cumbrian girl having life-changing operation today

Nicola Pears photo Cerebral palsy sufferer Isabelle Pears was this afternoon undergoing pioneering surgery which will change her life.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Work starts to redevelop Carlisle Airport

Carlisle airport photo Work is finally starting on the redevelopment of Carlisle Airport, bringing an end to decades of delays and false starts. (22 comments)

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Pylons to provide economic benefits for Cumbria

Jim Savege photo High-voltage power lines to connect a new nuclear power station at Sellafield could bring knock-on economic benefits, Cumbria County Council says.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Stobart in deal to build £110m biomass plant

Stobart Group has unveiled a deal to build a £110m biomass plant at Widnes in Cheshire.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Former Carlisle football hooligan Dodd 'ashamed' of fraud

Paul Dodd photo A man once known as Carlisle’s most notorious football hooligan has revealed his “shame” after admitting credit card fraud.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Carlisle taxi driver fears for job after punching partner in face

A taxi driver who punched his partner in the face during a row over cleaning told a court he feared he could lose his job.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Cumbrian comedy fan turns up for gig a year early

Adrian Davis-Johnston photo The joke was on a Cumbrian businessman at Ross Noble’s gig at the Sands Centre.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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