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Friday, 30 January 2015

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Eight years for man who bit off part of victim's face

Dale Thompson photo A thug who bit off part of a man’s face at a party is today beginning an eight-year prison sentence.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Darts star 'Hawaii 501' throws down Cumbrian challenge

Wayne Mardle photo Darts fans will have the chance to pit their skills against one of the sport’s most well-known players.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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£600,000 sick pay bill for Cumbria Police

Richard Rhodes photo Cumbria Police had to pay out more than £620,000 in wages to officers and civilian staff who were off sick in just three months.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Snow pictures from around Cumbria

dc noah Enjoy these pictures of snow covered Cumbria from snowmen to snow scenes, and swans to pet dogs. (1 comment)

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Police probe launched after body found in Penrith

Police say the body of a man has been found in Penrith today.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Stuck lorry causes tailbacks in Carlisle

dc blocked Major tailbacks hit Carlisle for the second day running today as a low-loader got stuck trying to turn off Dalston Road.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Cumbrian pensioner’s £2,500 power bill has left her ‘wanting to give in’

Annie Graham photo A woman who has paid more than £2,500 in a year for her electricity says the stress of her rocketing bills has left her feeling depressed and just wanting to give up.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Dad of missing Carlisle man pleads for him to come home

Caspar Capel photo A father has made a desperate plea for his son to come home 17 days after he went missing.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Hazardous conditions force Cumbria school closures

Treacherous road conditions mean children in parts of Cumbria will get a second day off school.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Cumbria dog attacks probed by police

Police are investigating suspected dog attacks in which sheep were killed.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Carlisle Utd on brink of new owners deal

Carlisle Utd badge A change in the ownership of Carlisle United is only months away, according to the businessman attempting to buy into the club. (9 comments)

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Boy, 16, in 2am knife threat outside Carlisle shop

A teenager has admitted brandishing a large kitchen knife at a delivery driver outside a Carlisle store during confrontation in the early hours of the morning.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Fraud woman given jail warning by Carlisle judge

A woman has been warned she could be jailed after admitting fraud.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Cumbria's RNLI crews rescued 103 people last year

lifeboatr1 More than 100 people were rescued by Cumbria’s lifeboat crews last year.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Six-month freeze on taxi fare rises in Allerdale

Taxi fares in Allerdale will not go up in the next six months.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Eden council aiming to protect services - but it does mean tax rise

Gordon Nicholson photo Vital council services have been saved in Eden, it has been claimed, as the council prepares to approve its budget.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Unconscious toddler airlifted to hospital in Carlisle

Heavy snow forced a Royal Navy helicopter to intervene when an ambulance got stuck on its way to treat an unconscious toddler.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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New permanent headteacher appointed at Cockermouth School

Cockermouth School has named a new headteacher to take over the post with immediate effect.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Carlisle United fan attacked with knife before game

A Carlisle United fan who has Asperger’s Syndrome and autism was attacked with a knife before a match.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Schools shut amid traffic chaos in snow-hit Cumbria

January snow photo Schools closed and traffic was at a standstill in Carlisle as snow hits Cumbria. (11 comments)

Last updated 29 January 2015
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