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New flood defences have saved Carlisle three times

Carlisle floods 2005 photo Defences built in the wake of Carlisle’s catastrophic floods have already saved the city from disaster three times.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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CCTV image released as police investigate punch-up

Caledonian CCTV photo Police investigating a late night punch-up outside a Carlisle pub have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Crime less than fifth of all calls to Cumbria police

Richard Rhodes photo Police chiefs are predicting a rise in crime in Cumbria – but point out actual offences form less than one fifth of the calls they get. (1 comment)

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Club histories go on display at Carlisle museum

Tullie House exhibition The sporting history of many Carlisle clubs is on display in a new exhibition at the city’s Tullie House.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Wildlife trust to open shop in bid to boost funding

Fox photo A Cumbrian wildlife trust which takes in animals from across the north of England is opening a new charity shop to boost funding.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Allerdale council set to give up control of Carnegie Theatre

Carnegie Theatre photo A theatre should be declared “surplus to requirements” and move out of council control.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Man jailed for sex assault on nurse in Carlisle hospital

Robert McKie photo A drunk patient who sexually assaulted the nurse treating him at Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary has been jailed for three years.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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North Cumbria hospitals’ A&E departments at breaking point

Peter Weaving photo Under-pressure A&E departments have avoided declaring a major incident in Cumbria to date – but a leading medic has warned that it wouldn’t take much more to tip it.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Go-ahead for new bridge over railway line in Carlisle

Currock Bridge photo The long-awaited replacement of a rusting, badly-lit footbridge over a railway line in Carlisle has finally been given the go-ahead.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Cash reward to catch yobs who wrecked Carlisle parks

Carlisle Rickerby Park photo A cash reward will be offered to anyone with information that leads to the prosecution of “vandals” who tore up two city parks.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Cash agreed for next stage of Cumbrian hospital rebuild

West Cumberland Hospital photo Work on the second phase of west Cumbria’s new hospital is set to start in the summer after funding was approved.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Allerdale council report says unitary authority plans ‘short-sighted’

A Cumbrian council is set to oppose the idea of a unitary authority across the county. (7 comments)

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Cash grant will help fund new heritage centre in Workington

A new reference and research centre about Workington’s industrial and social history will be set up at the town’s museum, thanks to a local council.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Statue restored to former glory outside Carlisle Law Courts

Carlisle courts statue photo A crumbling statue of a former High Sheriff of Cumberland has been restored to its former glory.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Cumbrian pensioner drove car towards bus driver during row

An elderly motorist regarded as a pillar of the Wigton community is facing a fine and legal costs of £850 after he drove his car towards a bus driver, appearing to knock him to the ground.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Carlisle yob broke man's nose in double attack

A thug who twice attacked a man and left him with a broken nose was spared an immediate jail sentence after a judge heard that he has turned his life around.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Appeal for witnesses after driver seriously injured

Police want to hear from anybody who saw a road accident which has hospitalised a 21-year-old man.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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January 8, 2005: The day Carlisle woke up under water

Carlisle floods 2005 photo This time 10 years ago, Carlisle was gripped by a nightmare. Nearly 2,000 homes and businesses were flooded. Three people were dead. (2 comments)

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Hundreds preparing to take part in Cumbria’s biggest quiz

Sands quiz winners 2014 photo Hundreds will aim to beat the post-Christmas blues by testing their grey matter in Cumbria’s biggest quiz later this month.

Last updated 7 January 2015
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Carlisle child porn man in court for internet breach

Robert Weymouth photo A child porn pervert caught with almost 1,000 indecent pictures has breached an order to keep him off the internet.

Last updated 7 January 2015
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