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Wednesday, 27 August 2014

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Drunken thug broke man's jaw during night out

A drunken thug broke a man’s jaw after punching him twice in the face during a night out.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Developers want feedback on plans for new hotel and petrol station

Developers are hoping that a proposed new hotel and petrol station will provide a welcome boost by driving fresh investment and create new year-round jobs.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Battle for West Cumberland Hospital services stepped up

ptsiobhangearinggggg The fight to retain services at west Cumbria’s main hospital has stepped up as protesters plan a dedicated day of action.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Wanted - female singer for David Bowie tribute band

Diamond Dogs photo A David Bowie tribute band are on the lookout for their very own starwoman to help take their act to the next level.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Edge of town shops plan would harm high street - claim

Plans for a retail development on the outskirts of Egremont are set to be thrown out.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Experts busy keeping up with calls to get rid of wasp nests

Cumbrian pest control firms have seen double the number of call outs to tackle wasps’ nests this summer. (1 comment)

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Met Office weather warning in place for Cumbria

A warning for heavy rainfall across Cumbria has been issued by the Met Office.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Cumbrian man was drug courier, Carlisle court told

A man acted as a drugs courier, Carlisle court heard.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Woman saw her hire car being driven off, Carlisle court told

A woman looked out of the window of her home to see her hire car being driven off, a court heard.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Lake District sheep challenges speeding cyclist to race. Wins

Sprinting sheep photo A sheep that outsprints a cyclist on a Lake District road has become a ewe-tube sensation! (15 comments)

Last updated 7 August 2014
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National Grid reveals dates for nuclear power station power lines meetings

Power lines graphic Thirty-three consultation sessions will be held this autumn on the route of high-voltage power lines to carry electricity from a new nuclear power station near Sellafield.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Popular Cumbrian café wins fight for longer opening hours

Keswick Filling Station cafe owner photo A Lake District café boss who launched an 18-month battle for later opening hours is celebrating after planning chiefs finally agreed to his requests. (59 comments)

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Three Cumbrian girlguiding leaders named Guiding Idols

Guiding Idols photo Three girlguiding leaders from Cumbria have been named ‘Guiding Idols’ in recognition of the inspirational work they do.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Chris Bonington to raise awareness of disease that killed his wife

Wendy and Chris Bonington photo Sir Chris Bonington has said he will do what he can to raise awareness of the disease that killed his wife.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Balloon found in Ullswater 'paraglider crash' search

A search took place yesterday afternoon after a report that a paraglider had possibly ditched into Ullswater.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Jobs boost as discount chain expands number of shops

B&M Bargains photo West Cumbria is in line for a welcome jobs boost as a chain increases its presence in the area.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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Police officer stole credit card to pay for foreign holiday

Natalie Scott photo A policewoman stole a credit card belonging to her mother’s partner and used it to pay for a holiday to Dubai costing nearly £6,000.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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£1.5m new service station plans set to get go ahead

Oakhurst station photo Plans for a £1.5 million service station which could create up to 60 jobs are on course to be approved.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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Carlisle woman's cropped top makes sense for children

Hair cut photo Kind-hearted Lindsay Hodgson has gone to dramatic lengths to help children affected by cancer.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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Cumbrian man, 76, on trial for sex offences

A court heard an alleged victim tell how she was repeatedly subjected to sexual abuse by a man when she was just 11.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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