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Health chiefs say sorry for below standard of care for OAP - inquest

Elizabeth Berwick photo Health chiefs have apologised to the family of a pensioner who died in the West Cumberland Hospital for the “below standard” care she received.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Cumbrian child porn accused denies sexual interest in children

A man accused of downloading hundreds of images of child pornography has denied having a sexual interest in children.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Carlisle-based company fined for Langholm factory explosion

The Carlisle-based parent company of Border Fine Arts has been fined £10,500 after an explosion at its Langholm factory two years ago.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Sir Ranulph Fiennes to visit cairn celebrating union ahead of independence vote

Border cairn photo Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes will visit a cairn on the England-Scotland border celebrating the strong bonds of the UK ahead of a vote on Scottish independence.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Cumbrian areas have some of highest suicide rates in country

New figures have revealed that parts of Cumbria are suffering some of the highest rates of suicide and hospital admissions for self-harm in the country.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Cumbrian drink-driver whose car overturned in crash banned

A drink-driver who crashed and overturned his car has been banned from the roads for over three years.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Woman flown to Newcastle hospital after two-car crash

A woman was airlifted to hospital with suspected serious spinal injuries after a two-car crash.

Last updated 20 April 0052
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Very serious injuries for man whose hand caught in farm machinery

A man was airlifted to hospital with “very serious” injuries afterhis hand got caught in farm machinery.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Auditions date set for Carlisle Sands Centre panto

It may be the middle of summer but preparations are underway for this year’s big Christmas pantomime in Carlisle.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Silloth Kite Festival a soaraway success

Silloth Kite Festival photo Kites of all shapes, colours and designs took to the skies over Cumbria in the annual Silloth Kite Festival.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Cumbria police ‘handling cuts well’

Richard Rhodes photo Inspectors say Cumbria’s police force is “performing well” in handling funding cuts by delivering savings and protecting the front line.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Child porn images were downloaded by mistake, man tells court

A man downloaded hundreds of images of child pornography – some advertised as featuring children as young as three, a court has heard.

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Leisure centre go-ahead for Workington

Workington leisure centre graphic Controversial plans for a new £9.41m leisure centre in Workington have been given the go-ahead by Allerdale council planners. (34 comments)

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Man's death linked to 'bad batch' of illegal drugs

A 'bad batch' of cocaine and heroin has been linked to a man's sudden death.

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Discount chain confirms it is to open on Carlisle retail park

 Heather Bradley photo Discount retailer Poundland has confirmed it is setting up shop on a Carlisle retail park.

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Pigeon fanciers' fears after up to 1,000 birds go missing

Les Blacklock photo Pigeon fanciers across Cumbria are waiting for scores of birds which failed to return from a race which started in the Lancashire town of Garstang.

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Wetherspoon to extend Carlisle city centre pub

Carlisle pub manager photo Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has revealed another wave of a multi-million pound investment in Cumbria.

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Carlisle's county councillors back on-street parking charges

Controversial on-street parking charges will be introduced in Carlisle after local councillors this morning voted in favour. (84 comments)

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Cumbrian man facing 17 sex charges has case sent to crown court

A man charged with 17 sexual offences spanning a 35-year period has had his case sent to the crown court.

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Thug stamped on man in supermarket row - then told police

A teenage thug punched a man to the ground and then stamped on him.

Last updated 22 July 2014
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