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Friday, 06 March 2015

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Police probe spate of rural burglaries

Thieves have carried out a spate of burglaries, targeting remote farms, homes and other buildings.

Last updated 6 March 2015
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Prison for Carlisle dad who set fire to home while daughter slept

Jordan Fraser photo An arsonist who started a fire at his home while his two-year-old daughter slept upstairs has been jailed for more than five years.

Last updated 6 March 2015
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Cranstons creating 14 jobs with expansion at HQ and food hall

Cranstons photo Food retailer Cranstons is creating 10 jobs at Penrith, and four more when a food hall opens in Brampton this autumn.

Last updated 6 March 2015
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Cash grant means west Cumbrian fish factory can re-open

Mark Fryer photo A multi-thousand pound cash grant will allow the reopening of Maryport’s Brookside fish plant.

Last updated 6 March 2015
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Protest meeting over Cumbrian council's plans to use private sector

Worried staff will hold a demonstration outside Copeland council offices over the authority’s plans to save money by having some of its services provided by the private sector.

Last updated 6 March 2015
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Hundreds without phones or internet after builders cut cables

Sean Wilkinson photo Around 300 households left without phone or internet connections for a week face a further fortnight of chaos while repairs are carried out to underground cables.

Last updated 6 March 2015
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Man gets 12 years for attacking girl in toilet

John Robert Newton photo A man has been jailed for 12 years for falsely imprisoning and attacking a young girl in a public toilet in Cumbria.

Last updated 6 March 2015
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Missing Cumbrian man found safe and well

A man who went missing has been found, say police.

Last updated 6 March 2015
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Mentally-ill Cumbrian man took his own life, inquest jury rules

A man committed suicide while mentally ill, an inquest jury has concluded.

Last updated 6 March 2015
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Cumbrian man, 50, charged with murdering his wife

Neil Winn photo A Cumbrian man has been charged with the murder of his wife.

Last updated 6 March 2015
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Cyclists set to be allowed back into parts of Carlisle city centre

Alan McGuckin photo A ban on cycling in part of Carlisle city centre looks likely to be lifted. (5 comments)

Last updated 6 March 2015
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30 jobs as discount chain gets set to open new store

A major bargain store will create 30 jobs when it opens a new branch on Thursday.

Last updated 6 March 2015
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Carlisle man on baby death charge is father

A man accused of the manslaughter of a baby was the child’s father.

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Jobs boost for Cumbria as fish factory returns

Fish production will return to Maryport thanks to a £60,000 cash boost.

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Police checking on child's welfare find £28k of drugs

Police checking on a child's welfare visited a flat near Carlisle and found drugs with an estimated street value of £28,000, a court heard.

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Row erupts in Carlisle over £80 fines for not using gullsacks

gullsackssssfgfg A row has erupted over a litter-busting scheme to stop seagulls raiding bin bags, with residents warned they could be fined £80 if they don’t use new bird-proof sacks. (23 comments)

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Cumbrian museum wins national award

beaconnnndfgfggf002 Staff at a west Cumbrian museum are celebrating after picking up a national award for the exceptional experience given to visitors.

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Trips to the pub help Cumbria dementia home stand out

westwindzzzzz Tea dances, parties and trips to the pub are helping one dementia home stand out from the rest.

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Approval for 64 new homes in Cumbria

A proposal to build up to 64 homes in Broughton Moor has been approved.

Last updated 5 March 2015
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University of Cumbria enjoying best year to date

pteuancartwriggggg The University of Cumbria has chalked up its best year to date since its creation in August 2007.

Last updated 5 March 2015
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