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Wednesday, 05 August 2015

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Almost quarter of Cumbrian 15-year-olds admit trying smoking

Almost a quarter of 15-year-olds surveyed in Cumbria admitted having smoked at least once.

Last updated 5 August 2015
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West Cumbrian teen making good progress after life-changing operations

James Burns  photo A teenager who had life-changing surgery last month is making good progress.

Last updated 5 August 2015
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Court closure proposal based on 'half-baked assumptions' says MP

Jamie Reed photo Copeland will be the hardest hit area in the country if plans to shut west Cumbria’s only court push ahead.

Last updated 5 August 2015
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Man before both Carlisle criminal courts on same day

A man appeared before both of Carlisle’s criminal courts on the same day.

Last updated 5 August 2015
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Orchestra to stage underground concert - in Lake District mine

Honister mine orchestra lights photo A full orchestra will descend deep underground into a Cumbrian mountain for an extravaganza of music and light.

Last updated 5 August 2015
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Five things you didn’t know about the new Taking Shape store in Carlisle

Taking Shape From free personal stylists to specialist designers, here’s five things you didn’t know about the new plus sized fashion brand to open in Carlisle.

In association with Taking Shape

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Homeless man took lock knife to police station, court told

A homeless man carried an illegal lock knife in a bag which he took in to a police station.

Last updated 5 August 2015
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Half of drink-drivers caught in Cumbria police campaign had been in crash

Breath test photo More than half the drink-drivers caught in Cumbria’s latest crackdown had been involved in a crash.

Last updated 5 August 2015
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Cumbrian biker dies after A595 crash

A 35-year-old motorcyclist from west Cumbria has died after a crash on the A595.

Last updated 5 August 2015
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Workers at Sellafield are striking in health and safety row

Sellafield photo More than 1,200 workers at Sellafield are on strike as part of a health and safety row.

Last updated 5 August 2015
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Man accused of selling £100,000 worth of stolen Pirelli tyres

Pirelli photo A man has gone on trial accused of selling more than £100,000 worth of stolen Pirelli tyres on eBay.

Last updated 4 August 2015
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Man admits early morning arson attack on house

Two people had to be treated for suspected smoke inhalation after an arson attack on a house, a court heard.

Last updated 4 August 2015
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Surge in number of officers leaving Cumbria police

Jerry Graham photo Fears have been raised that Cumbria police could lose skilled officers after the number of people quitting more than doubled.

Last updated 4 August 2015
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Woman killed in car crash near Gretna named by police

A 48-year-old woman died after a crash on a slip road from the A74, near Gretna services, on Sunday.

Last updated 4 August 2015
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Man accused of causing woman GBH in Carlisle nightclub

A man has appeared in court in Carlisle after a woman was allegedly attacked in a city nightclub.

Last updated 4 August 2015
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Conman spared prison for credit card frauds

A conman who used a builder’s credit card to acquire expensive drills has narrowly avoided an immediate prison sentence.

Last updated 4 August 2015
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Carlisle mum-of-three's 'eye-watering' £58,000 benefit fraud

A young mother of three netted £58,000 in a benefit fraud which lasted nearly five years, a court has heard.

Last updated 4 August 2015
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Campaign launched to stop reservoir being turned into 'swamp'

Cogra Moss photo A fight has begun to stop a Cumbrian reservoir from being drained and turned into a “swamp.” (1 comment)

Last updated 4 August 2015
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Calais crisis delays Carlisle singer's single release

Only The Young photo Carlisle singer Mikey Bromley will have to wait another few days before signing copies of his debut single after the CDs became caught up in the Calais migrant crisis.

Last updated 4 August 2015
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Carlisle dad's delight at British Transplant Games performance

Ian Blenkinsopp photo A Carlisle father is planning on doing more events next year after powering through the 800m at the British Transplant Games.

Last updated 4 August 2015
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Jailing driver for serious crash could 'destroy' his Army career - judge

A soldier who caused a crash that left a woman with a string of serious injuries was texting at the wheel just minutes before, a court heard.

Last updated 4 August 2015
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