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Thursday, 24 April 2014

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Cumbrian man wins £1m in EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle

A mystery man known only as Mr H from Cumbria has won £1 million in the EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle - and he never even touched a ticket.

Last updated 14 April 2014
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Carlisle singer's group Collabro are Britain's Got Talent favourites

Matthew Pagan photo Cumbrian singer Matthew Pagan and his band are the early favourites to win Britain’s Got Talent after stunning judges on prime time TV. (37 comments)

Last updated 14 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

£520,000 to improve patients’ GP access in Workington

Dr Niall McGreevy photo Family doctors in Workington have been given £511,292 to improve access to care for patients from a special £50m fund launched by David Cameron.

Last updated 14 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Legal Aid concerns raised with Lord Chancellor during Carlisle visit

Chris Grayling photo Fears are rising that the number of lawyers available to represent people in criminal courts could plunge if government cuts to the legal aid system go ahead.

Last updated 14 April 2014
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Traffic concerns delay decision on new Carlisle supermarket

Plans for a new supermarket have been delayed because people living opposite would never manage to get there. (29 comments)

Last updated 14 April 2014
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Carlisle judge brands drug dealer’s tale ‘rubbish’

Carlisle’s top judge refused to sentence a drug dealer after he described part of his story as “arrant rubbish”.

Last updated 14 April 2014
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Minute's silence for Workington Town director

Frank Gilmour photo Workington Town held a minute’s silence ahead of the game with Sheffield Eagles to mark the death of director Frank Gilmour.

Last updated 14 April 2014
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Cumbrian woman denies series of thefts

A woman has appeared at Carlisle Crown Court accused of a series of thefts allegedly committed while she was running a holiday cottage cleaning company.

Last updated 14 April 2014
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'Racist gang' tried to snatch man's bag

A gang of men hurled racist abuse at a passer-by before trying to snatch his bag, say police.

Last updated 14 April 2014
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Cumbrian school lands £100k for new all-weather pitch

Geoff Walker photo Cockermouth School has been awarded more than £100,000 to replace its ageing all-weather pitch.

Last updated 14 April 2014
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Police appeal after gang of four attack man on street

A 42-year-old man was assaulted by a gang of four in a late-night street attack.

Last updated 14 April 2014
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Cumbrian flavour to Come Dine With Me TV show

A hotel duty manager and an estate agent will be among the stars of the Cumbrian series of Channel 4’s Come Dine With Me on TV this week.

Last updated 14 April 2014
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Woman rescued from fell after suspected heart attack

A 52-year-old woman was rescued from Thornhow End, near St Sunday Crag this afternoon.

Last updated 13 April 2014
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Potential buyer for under-threat Tata Steel foundry

 Tata Steel logo Dozens of jobs could be saved at Workington’s under-threat Tata Steel foundry as a potential buyer has stepped in.

Last updated 13 April 2014
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Thieves target Volkswagen vans

Thieves are targeting Volkswagen Transporter and Camper vans in Carlisle

Last updated 13 April 2014
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Firefighters battled blaze at farm near Carlisle

Fire crews from Carlisle and Penrith tackled a fire at Cobble Hall, Calthwaite.

Last updated 12 April 2014
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Tory councillor joins fight against Cumbrian on-street parking charges

John Mallinson photo A leading Conservative councillor has joined the fight against on-street parking charges in Cumbria – claiming there are now almost 30 councillors against the proposals.

Last updated 12 April 2014
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Carlisle woman denies aiding and abetting indecent assaults

A 54-year-old Carlisle woman has appeared before magistrates accused of two allegations of aiding and abetting indecent assaults on two young girls.

Last updated 12 April 2014
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£1m Carlisle arts centre approved

Rickergate arts centre graphic A proposed £1 million arts centre has been approved – despite a last-ditch bid from justice officials to block it.

Last updated 12 April 2014
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Cumbrians to star in BBC documentary

BBC documentary men photo Two United Utilities workers from north Cumbria are to feature in a BBC2 documentary about the firm’s work.

Last updated 12 April 2014
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