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Friday, 29 August 2014

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Missing walkers found after major search

Two missing walkers have been found following a massive overnight search in appalling weather conditions, involving 80 mountain rescue team volunteers and an RAF helicopter.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Sale of Lake District mountain on course, says owner

 Earl of Lonsdale photo The sale of the iconic Cumbrian mountain Blencathra to an undisclosed buyer is “on course”, says the aristocrat who put it on the market.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Campaign to reopen disused Carlisle viaduct gains crucial support

Waverley Viaduct photo Success seems ever more likely for a hard-fought campaign to reopen a disused former railway viaduct.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Hundreds back campaign for directly-elected Carlisle mayor

Hundreds of people have given their names to kickstart a campaign for Carlisle to get a directly-elected mayor.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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New homes dropped from Cumbria's M-Sport expansion plans

M Sport graphic This is the vision for a ground-breaking centre that would put Cumbria in the fast lane of cutting-edge car creation.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Campaigners disappointed over delay to Copeland mayor election

Paul Walker photo Campaigners who successfully pressed for a mayor to run Copeland say they are disappointed that the elections will not be held for another nine months.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Carlisle mum jailed for child neglect

A mum who locked her daughter in the house for several hours without food or drink while she went into Carlisle city centre has been sent to prison.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Man charged with attempted rape of girl, 9, remanded in custody

A man has appeared in court accused of trying to rape a nine-year-old girl in the public toilets of a popular park.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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A595 partially blocked at Thursby

The A595 was partially blocked near Thursby roundabout after five vehicles collided this morning.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Fight sparks racial abuse probe by Cumbria police

Police are investigating reports of racial abuse following a fight in Maryport.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Trapped woman rescued from manhole in Carlisle

Manhole photo A woman who fell down a manhole while walking her dog has escaped with cuts and bruises.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Man taken to Carlisle hospital after road crash

The A6071 Longtown-Brampton road was closed this morning near Whitesyke Garden Centre, Longtown, following a collision.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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West Coast Mainline services delayed after man killed by train

Services on the West Coast Mainline have returned to normal after a man was hit and killed by a train near Lancaster this morning.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Cumbrian town's main street dug up again

Cockermouth road closed photo Part of Cockermouth’s Main Street is being dug up again following a sewer collapse – just weeks after the road was resurfaced following extensive work.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Cumbrian motorist dies at wheel of his car

A pensioner has died after collapsing at the wheel of his car.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Cumbria's first gin to be launched at festival

Paul Currie photo Cumbria's first gin will be launched at this year’s Taste Cumbria Food Festival.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Vandals wreck Cumbrian grandad's magical fairy garden

Jim Higgins photo Yobs have demolished a magical village which a grandfather created for youngsters.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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TV comic to appear at Cumbrian food festival

Steve Hall photo TV comic Steve Hall will take to the stage at the opening night of a three-day food festival in Cockermouth.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Carlisle payphone vandals prompt police appeal

Crooks who have rammed cardboard into slots on public telephones across Carlisle city centre have caused almost £1,500 damage.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Cumbrian builders take Ice Bucket Challenge to extreme

Cumbria Building Supplies photo A tonne of freezing water has been dropped on three brave builders who took their Ice Bucket Challenge to the extreme.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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