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Thursday, 28 August 2014

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Wet Wet Wet light up Ultimate Ladies' Night at Carlisle Racecourse

Ladies Night 2014 photo A chart-topping band, show-stopping hats and around 6,000 bopping race-goers made Carlisle Ladies Night another massive success on and off the track.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Muddy challenge for Total Warrior competitors

Total Warrior photo SLIDESHOW Heavy rain left this year’s already muddy course even more slippery – and therefore challenging – than usual.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Chilli pepper fans make merry at Cumbrian festival

Chilli fest photo South American spice brought a ray of sunshine to a corner of the Cumbrian countryside as chilli-lovers descended in their droves.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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New academy school sponsor to be revealed soon

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan photo The Government says it hopes to be able to reveal soon the identity of the organisation that has been chosen to run a new academy school in Workington.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Indian steel tycoon is not new owner of Lake District mountain

Debbie Cosgrove photo Claims that an Indian billionaire has bid to buy an iconic Cumbrian mountain have been scotched.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Woman taken to hospital after horse and cart rescue

Firefighters were called out to rescue a woman and a horse that got trapped in a rural part of west Cumbria.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Drunken Carlisle man hit and spat in face of pregnant girlfriend

A man has been tagged after admitting slapping his pregnant girlfriend in the face.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Daughter-in-law's run in memory of popular Carlisle councillor

Kate Whalen photo The memory of an outspoken and popular Carlisle city councillor is to be honoured – thanks to the determination of his daughter-in-law.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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New roadworks ‘could cripple our business’ claim shop owners

Elaine Gunning photo Shop owners fear roadworks which could last up to six months will cripple their town centre business.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Garden unveiled in memory of Carlisle's Mrs Botcherby

Mrs Botcherby garden photo A memorial garden has been unveiled to honour the achievements of a Carlisle community campaigner known as Mrs Botcherby.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Cumbria remembers the fallen of World War One

Carlisle memorial photo People across Cumbria gathered last night to commemorate the fallen of the First World War.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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War of words over new Carlisle art centre running costs

Gareth Ellis photo A fresh war of words has erupted over the costs involved in running Carlisle’s new Arts Centre in the former Rickergate fire station.

Last updated 4 August 2014
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Missing woman found safe and well

A missing woman who prompted an urgent police appeal has been found safe and well.

Last updated 4 August 2014
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Councillors to decide age rating for cinema's concert screening

Andre Rieu photo Councillors are meeting to make an unusual decision – the age rating for an Andre Rieu concert.

Last updated 4 August 2014
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£20m homes scheme in west Cumbria set to get go-ahead

Darren Ward photo Controversial proposals for a £20 million housing development on the edge of Cockermouth are poised to get the green light from planners.

Last updated 4 August 2014
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Wet and muddy but 15,000 enjoy top acts at Kendal Calling festival

Kendal Calling photo Cumbria's biggest music festival came to a spectacular close on Sunday evening with headline acts from Clean Bandit, Tom Odell and Example.

Last updated 4 August 2014
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Hospice at Home's first Colour Run gets star backing

Colour Run photo There was more than a splash of colour at Muncaster Castle this weekend.

Last updated 4 August 2014
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Cumbrian aid worker tells of suffering in Gaza

A Cumbrian aid worker who recently left Gaza has spoken of the appalling human cost of Israel’s military action there and how ordinary Palestinians are bearing the brunt.

Last updated 4 August 2014
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Man suffers serious head injuries in Carlisle nightclub assault

A 20-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious head injuries following a nightclub assault in Carlisle.

Last updated 4 August 2014
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Thief snatched student's handbag during graduation celebration

A thief who ruined a student’s graduation day by stealing her handbag has been jailed for 20 weeks.

Last updated 3 August 2014
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