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Deal paves way for new £10bn nuclear reactors in Cumbria

Nuclear reactor graphic The drive to create a nuclear power plant worth more than £10bn and 21,000 jobs to west Cumbria today took a major step forward.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Handbrake failure caused van to crash on to Cumbrian train line - report

Aspatria van photo A train was just moments from smashing into a runaway van which plunged onto a railway track.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Two caught on CCTV after suspected arson attack on tyre depot

Two people have been captured on camera apparently running from the scene of a suspected arson attack at a tyre depot.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Carlisle man who attacked ex-girlfriend is drunken bully - judge

A man who gave his former partner a black eye after hitting her in the face with a plastic bottle has been described by a judge as “a drunken bully”.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Ecstasy dealer jailed by Carlisle court

A man caught selling drugs from his home has been sent to prison for 32 months.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Carnival fever grips the streets of Wigton

Wigton carnival photo Minions were among those causing madness and mayhem at Wigton Carnival.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Cumbrian cannabis farm man spared prison

A man who ran a “cottage industry” scale cannabis farm from his home has walked free from court after what a judge said was an incomprehensible decision to not to charge him with a drug supply offence.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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West Cumbrian woman attacked by stray dog in her garden

A woman needed hospital treatment after she was attacked by a stray dog in her back garden.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Jail for Cumbrian drug dealer caught red-handed

A cannabis dealer has been jailed after being caught red handed, and telling police: “Prosecute me for the lot because I’m not giving names – my window will go in.”

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Savile scandal linked to rise in reports of historic rapes in Cumbria

Jimmy Savile photo The number of historic rape cases being reported in Cumbria are going up – and the Jimmy Savile scandal is believed to be a key factor.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Man in Carlisle court accused of wounding and GBH

A teenager has appeared before a court accused of biting off part of another man's ear.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Two taken to hospital after crash closes stretch of main road

Two people have been taken to hospital following a four-car crash that closed a main road in west Cumbria.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Parents demand action over 'rat run'

Scotby rat run photo Angry residents are demanding that urgent action be taken to deal with a rat run before someone is seriously hurt.

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Biker airlifted to Newcastle hospital after crash

A motorcyclist has been flown to hospital in Newcastle following a crash on one of the country's best-known biking routes.

Last updated 29 June 2014
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Forestry worker flown to hospital after being hit by falling tree

A forestry worker hit by a falling tree in a remote woodland has been airlifted to hospital in Newcastle.

Last updated 29 June 2014
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Whitehaven boy found safe and well

A 14-year-old Whitehaven boy missing since Friday has been found safe and well.

Last updated 29 June 2014
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Jilted boyfriend had knife outside former partner's house

A jilted boyfriend left his former partner a nervous wreck after turning up outside her house with a knife when she rebuffed his advances.

Last updated 29 June 2014
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Tortured elderly man lucky to avoid life-changing injuries - police

Nathanial Rudd photo Police say a vulnerable man who was ordered to strip naked before being tied and beaten with a pool cue was lucky to escape without injuries that would ruin his life.

Last updated 29 June 2014
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Teenagers attacked on cyclepath

Two youths have been assaulted on a popular west Cumbrian cyclepath.

Last updated 29 June 2014
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Bowling alley evacuated as fire breaks out

A bowling alley had to be evacuated this afternoon when fire broke out in its kitchen.

Last updated 28 June 2014
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