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Cumbrian coach filmed performing motorway U-turn

A Cumbrian coach is among the vehicles to be captured on camera performing illegal u-turns to avoid a traffic jam on a major motorway.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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400 Sellafield workers to strike in pay row

Nearly 400 Sellafield workers are to go on strike in a row over pay.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Man, 45, arrested as armed incident in Carlisle ends

Orchard St incidnt Carlisle photo A 45-year-old man has been arrested and taken into custody following an incident involving armed police in Carlisle.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Story Homes adding 50 jobs as part of plan to become national housebuilder

Story Homes Steve Errington photo Story Homes is recruiting 50 staff this year as it implements the first stage of a plan to become a national housebuilder.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Cumbrian man cleared of making sexual advances to girl, 15

A man has been cleared of making unwanted sexual advances towards a 15-year-old girl.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Five things you didn’t know about the new Taking Shape store in Carlisle

Taking Shape From free personal stylists to specialist designers, here’s five things you didn’t know about the new plus sized fashion brand to open in Carlisle.

In association with Taking Shape

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Judge slams online gambler for "mean" crime

A gambler has escaped an immediate jail term for a "mean" fraud against his former partner.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Hundreds gather for funeral of Jordan Watson

Jordan Watson funeral photo Hundreds of mourners gathered today for the funeral of Jordan Watson – the tragic teenager whose death triggered a murder case.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Woman with mobility scooter banned from getting on train at Carlisle

Angela Taylor photo A woman has told how she was left stranded and sobbing on a railway station platform after being refused access to a train with her mobility scooter.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Jail for drink-driver who crashed Porsche in Cumbria

A drink-driver who crashed his Porsche during a high speed police chase in the Lakes has been sent to prison.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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HMV close to signing deal to return to Cumbrian town centre

HMV Workington photo Entertainment chain HMV wants to return to a Cumbrian town centre – two years after leaving it. (12 comments)

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Fears transport hub could hinder fire service 999 callouts

Firefighters could struggle to answer 999 calls if a proposed transport hub goes ahead.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Footpath closed while school building work takes place

Building work for the new Workington Academy has caused a popular footpath to be closed to the public.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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'Well good' Lee Nelson bringing comedy show to Workington

Lee Nelson photo It will be “well good” in Workington later this year when comedian Lee Nelson brings his new show to the town.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Mast plan to improve mobile phone coverage in town

People in the Maryport area are set to get better mobile phone coverage.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Cumbria's Rory Stewart backs 10 per cent pay rise for MPs

Rory Stewart photo Rory Stewart has backed the decision to hand MPs a 10 per cent pay rise – a move which takes their annual salary to £74,000.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Career thief locked up again by Carlisle court

A career criminal who has spent just 23 months out of prison in more than two decades has been given another jail term.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Cumbrian man denies sexual interest in girl, 15

A man accused of making unwanted advances to a 15-year-old girl has denied showing any sexual interest in her.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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M6 in north Cumbria clear after fire

Two lanes of the southbound M6 were closed at Southwaite this morning after a Range Rover hauling an empty horse box burst into flames.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Hundreds expected to attend Jordan Watson funeral today

Jordan Watson photo Hundreds of mourners are expected at the funeral today of a tragic teenager whose death triggered a murder investigation.

Last updated 17 July 2015
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Government recommends closure of west Cumbrian court

Court photo West Cumbria Magistrates’ and County Court in Workington has been recommended for closure. (29 comments)

Last updated 17 July 2015
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