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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Failed beach won’t put our visitors off Locals confident trippers will still enjoy the seaside

allonby2gffgfg BUSINESS owners and councillors are confident that tourists will continue to visit two beaches which have failed water quality tests.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Cumbrian councillors debate plan for 60-bed care home

COUNCILLORS will discuss plans for a 60-bed care home in Whitehaven next week.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Walkers nowwhere to go after Hadrian's Wall portaloo axed

hadriantoilets1 TOURISTS trekking along the historic Hadrian’s Wall trail are having to spend a penny in bushes and hedges.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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£2.8m Cumbria care home gets the go-ahead

andy Scalesceugh Hallw34 UP TO 50 jobs could be created after plans for a £2.8m care home were approved – for the second time.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Owner’s sadness as well-known Cumbrian country hotel sold

andy dfgdfgdPat Sedgwick THE former owner of a historic country house hotel near Carlisle has spoken of her sadness after it finally sold.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Five taken to hospital after kitchen fire in west Cumbria

Five people were taken to hospital after a kitchen fire.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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60 homes without power in Cumbria

A power cut is affecting around 60 households in Cumbria.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Success of Britain's Got Talent Collabro sensation Matthew Pagan surprising no-one who knew him

Matthew Pagan photo Talent spotters say they knew from the first time they saw him that Carlisle singer Matthew Pagan could be a star after he and his band became overnight TV sensations.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Diamond-tipped drill stolen from vehicle in Carlisle

Carlisle theft CCTV photo Police are appealing for information after a diamond-tipped drill was stolen from a car.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Carlisle's homeless surviving on £1 microwave meals

Homeless families in Carlisle are surviving on instant noodles and £1 microwave meals as benefits changes begin to bite.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Cable fault leaves 500 Cumbrian premises without power

More than 500 premises in Penrith were left without electricity after a power line fault.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Cumbrian beaches fail water quality tests

Allonby beach photo Two Cumbrian beaches have failed to meet minimum water quality standards for the second year running. (1 comment)

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Come Dine With Me: Jimmy Choos, Gucci suit and prawns on an open fire

Katy Cropper photo A sheepdog trainer said she had “such a laugh” filming the Cumbrian series of Channel 4’s Come Dine With Me.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Green Party leader visiting Fair Meals Direct in Carlisle

Fair Meals Direct Mark Lloyd photo A pioneering new service to provide healthy meals for some of Carlisle’s most vulnerable people will be visited today by Green Party leader Natalie Bennett.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Carlisle tattoo convention pulls in 2,000 ink fans

Carlisle tattoo convetion photo Tattooists proved the big draw in Carlisle as nearly 2,000 people flocked to a celebration of body art.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Workington GPs to pilot scheme to improve patient care

Longer GP opening hours will cut around 100 visits to A&E, doctors have claimed, as part of a new £500,000 scheme.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Firms to quiz senior Cumbria councillor over parking charges

Keith Little photo Businesses in one Cumbrian market town are preparing to take their concerns over proposed parking charges straight to the top.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Carlisle residents to be asked if they want alleygates on back lanes

Hugh McDevitt photo Residents living in parts of Carlisle are to be asked whether they want alleygates to be placed across their back lanes in a bid to cut antisocial behaviour.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Drunken stable boy broke shop window, Carlisle court heard

A stable boy from the Nicky Richards stables in Penrith admitted damaging a shop window after going out drinking.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Date set for inquest of Cumbrian woman mauled by tiger

Sarah McClay photo The date has been set for the inquest into the death of a woman mauled by a tiger.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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