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Friday, 19 December 2014

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Only one incident in Cumbria during 24-hour fire strike

There were eight false alarms and a vehicle fire during the period of industrial action

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Man jailed over stabbing outside Carlisle hostel had two knives

Elijah Ali photo A man has been jailed after admitting stabbing another person in the hand during a disturbance outside a hostel.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Ambulance service safe and well-led but concerns over Cumbria response times

Ambulance photo Cumbria's ambulance service has received a largely positive report from inspectors – but response times in the county need to improve.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Grants boost for community projects across Carlisle

Grants totalling more than £20,000 are expected to be awarded today to community projects across Carlisle and Brampton.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Ducks killed in Cumbrian town

Six ducks have been killed in Maryport.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Cumbrian man charged after death of boy, 13

A man has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of a 13-year-old boy.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Cumbria police name dog handler of year

Police dog handler photo A police dog handler who netted a £1 million heroin haul has been named Cumbria Constabulary's handler of the year.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Hostel for ex-armed forces personnel set to get go-ahead

Egremont police station photo A hostel where people who have served in the Armed Forces can rebuild their lives is poised to be given the go-ahead.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Carlisle death probe baby named

The baby at the centre of a 14-month police investigation can now be identified.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Paralympics star aiming to encourage children to get fitter

Tanni Grey-Thompson photo Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson will be aiming to inspire school pupils to get fitter during a visit to Cumbria on Thursday.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Cat might have to lose leg after being shot three times

Meow photo A cat owner was “shocked and devastated” to learn that her pet had been shot, but more so to find out that he was deliberately targeted.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Man spared jail after drugs haul at Cumbrian house

A man found with drugs worth around £1,350 has been spared an immediate jail sentence.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Cumbrian families join campaign to raise meningitis awareness

Phil Cook photo Two Carlisle families who lost their daughters to meningitis have joined forces to raise awareness in their memory.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Cumbrian charity seeks donations for Winter Warmth Appeal

Money photo A total of £15,000 has already been handed out to older people who need help to heat their homes over the coming months as winter begins to bite.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Acclaimed musical quartet back for one night only

Conor Neaves photo For one night only a young quartet will reunite and take to the stage to put on what promises to be a spectacular show.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Cumbrian campaigners claim rail services at risk

RMT protest photo Union activists have stepped up their campaign against possible rail service cuts which they say will be a “kick in the teeth” for the public.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Prison sentence for drugs-driver found slumped in car

A motorist with a chronic drug problem who was found slumped in his car had cocaine and amphetamine in his system, a court heard.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Mum stole booze from Cumbrian supermarket to buy heroin

A mother wept as a court heard how she had taken to stealing after relapsing into an old drug habit.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Drugs worth £1,500 found by Cumbria police during house search

A man with a long history of drug dealing has been ordered to complete a rehabilitation programme after being caught with illegal narcotics.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Cockermouth waxes lyrical for festive season

Cockermouth candlelight photo Lanterns, laughter, musicians and performers lit up the streets of Cockermouth as lots of people headed into town for some late-night shopping.

Last updated 9 December 2014
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