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Friday, 29 August 2014

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Cumbria police praised for tackling wildlife crime

An animal welfare charity says Cumbria police is one of the UK’s leading forces for tackling wildlife crime.

Last updated 9 August 2014
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Gang spit at and abuse woman in Carlisle city centre

A gang of youths surrounded a 19-year-old woman, then spat at her and abused as she walked along Scotch Street in Carlisle.

Last updated 9 August 2014
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Pop group perform on Cumbrian fellside

only the young photo A new pop group performed an impromptu gig on a hillside overlooking Ullswater for more than 60 Cumbrian teenagers.

Last updated 9 August 2014
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Pensioner convicted of sex abuse of girl, 11, facing prison

williamrichardsonfgfgfsds A pensioner faces a possible jail term after he was found guilty of sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Cumbrian men save woman in kitchen fire drama

Keith and Glen Dacre photo Two workers at a west Cumbrian construction firm have been hailed heroes after rescuing a pensioner from a kitchen blaze.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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New weather warning as remains of hurricane Bertha set to strike

Weather forecasters have issued another warning of heavy rain for Cumbria.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Fishing boat towed to safety off Cumbrian coast

Boa rescue photo A stricken fishing boat that was drifting “dangerously close” to rocks off Lowca Point was towed to safety by Workington lifeboat last night.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Views wanted on plans for new homes on disused land

The community is to have a say about plans for a new residential development in Workington.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Red tape means Wigton man still not able to leave India

John Armstrong photo Red tape means a former Wigton sailor could be forced to remain in India for another two months.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Vulcan bomber flypast at Stobart Fest

Fifteen thousand people are expected to flock to Carlisle Airport this weekend for the fourth Stobart Fest.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Off-duty police officer drove at 102mph, Carlisle court told

A police officer caught driving at 102mph while off-duty has been spared a driving ban.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Man on test drive crashed into car, road sign and hedge

A man caused a car crash during a test drive.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Paralympics star opens new Watchtree reserve cycling trail

Watchtree trail photo Paralympic cycling star Karen Drake cut the ribbon to open up a new world of opportunities for Cumbrian cyclists.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Carlisle's former Hoopers store can become restaurants-cafes

Hoopers photo A new cafe and restaurant complex planned for an iconic Carlisle building has moved a step closer to reality. (39 comments)

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Beer and cider festival organisers hoping for best event yet

A vast array of beer, cider and live music are will have fans flocking to Cumbria for an upcoming festival.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Carlisle drama student to present show on Sky TV

Kris White photo A drama student from Carlisle has secured his first presenting role, hosting a show about some of Cumbria’s hidden gems.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Drunken thug broke man's jaw during night out

A drunken thug broke a man’s jaw after punching him twice in the face during a night out.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Developers want feedback on plans for new hotel and petrol station

Developers are hoping that a proposed new hotel and petrol station will provide a welcome boost by driving fresh investment and create new year-round jobs.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Battle for West Cumberland Hospital services stepped up

ptsiobhangearinggggg The fight to retain services at west Cumbria’s main hospital has stepped up as protesters plan a dedicated day of action.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Wanted - female singer for David Bowie tribute band

Diamond Dogs photo A David Bowie tribute band are on the lookout for their very own starwoman to help take their act to the next level.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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