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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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Give Cumbria's young carers a summer to savour

Dawn Kenyon photo With the school holidays fast approaching we need your help to make sure Cumbria’s legion of young carers get the break they thoroughly deserve this summer.

Last updated 28 June 2014
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Cumbrian motorist almost four times drink-drive limit

A driver caught behind the wheel while nearly four times over the legal limit has narrowly avoided jail.

Last updated 28 June 2014
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Uncertainty surrounds death of Cumbrian hospital fall victim

Deividas Sereika photo A coroner says he couldn’t be certain whether a man who died after falling from a hospital toilet window was trying to escape or attempting to kill himself.

Last updated 28 June 2014
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Pyjamas on parade for Carlisle hospice

Carlisle pyjama party photo Lively groups of women and girls partied in their pyjamas – and paraded through the streets.

Last updated 28 June 2014
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