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All-female election shortlist for Workington would be 'wrong'

Len Davies photo An all-female shortlist to be Workington’s next MP would be the “wrong move” according to a leading member of the town’s Labour Party.

Last updated 1 July 2014
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Progress on nuclear reactor plans hailed by Cumbrian council boss

Elaine Woodburn photo The latest step towards a major nuclear development in Cumbria has been greeted as fantastic news for the county.

Last updated 1 July 2014
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Deadline approaches for bids to buy Lake District mountain

Debbie Cosgrove photo It is just 24 hours until the closing date for bids for a Lakeland peak.

Last updated 1 July 2014
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Bones found in garden during army grenade operation

An investigation was launched after bones were found buried in a garden during an operation to deal with an unexploded grenade.

Last updated 1 July 2014
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Cumbria council could take over parking enforcement

Cumbria County Council logo Parking enforcement across Cumbria could be brought under county council control following a review of how new on-street parking charges will be controlled. (15 comments)

Last updated 1 July 2014
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Carlisle dance students take over city centre with flash mob

Carlisle dance flash mob photo Shoppers in Carlisle were stopped in the street when dance students took over the city centre.

Last updated 1 July 2014
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Cumbrian dance school ready for West End debut

Kerryann Wilson photo A teacher is set to make her West End singing debut during the summer holidays – along with 60 others at the dance school where she has been a pupil for more than 20 years.

Last updated 1 July 2014
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Air ambulance sent to crash near Carlisle

Milltown crash photo The driver of this car managed to escape with only minor injuries, despite crashing into a ditch and flipping over.

Last updated 1 July 2014
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Armed police arrest four for suspected firearms offences

Four men arrested last night on suspicion of firearms offences were still in police custody this morning.

Last updated 1 July 2014
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Carlisle man accused of dangerous driving

A man has denied driving his Audi dangerously through the streets of Carlisle.

Last updated 1 July 2014
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Man charged with £4,000 theft in west Cumbria

A man has appeared in court charged with stealing thousands of pounds from people in Whitehaven.

Last updated 1 July 2014
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‘My career’s over,’ claims cleared Cumbrian children’s nurse

Melanie Riley photo A children's nurse says the career she has loved for almost 20 years is over after three years of hell fighting to clear her name.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Man pleads not guilty to theft of money

A man stole thousands of pounds from three people in Whitehaven, Carlisle Crown Court was told.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Cumbrian man denies dangerous driving charge

A man has appeared in court accused of driving his Audi car dangerously in Carlisle.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Taser and PAVA spray used by police to quell disturbance

Police fired a Taser stun gun and used pepper-type spray while responding to a brawl at the end of carnival day in Wigton.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Three in court in connection with building society armed robbery

Three people have appeared at Carlisle Crown Court in connection with an armed robbery at a building society office in Silloth.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Deal paves way for new £10bn nuclear reactors in Cumbria

Nuclear reactor graphic The drive to create a nuclear power plant worth more than £10bn and 21,000 jobs to west Cumbria today took a major step forward.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Handbrake failure caused van to crash on to Cumbrian train line - report

Aspatria van photo A train was just moments from smashing into a runaway van which plunged onto a railway track.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Two caught on CCTV after suspected arson attack on tyre depot

Two people have been captured on camera apparently running from the scene of a suspected arson attack at a tyre depot.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Carlisle man who attacked ex-girlfriend is drunken bully - judge

A man who gave his former partner a black eye after hitting her in the face with a plastic bottle has been described by a judge as “a drunken bully”.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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