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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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Cumbrian man grows huge 21 stone pumpkin

Big pumpkins photo Pumpkin soup will be on the menu at Steve Randles’ house for the foreseeable future after he carves this 21 stone beast.

Last updated 11 October 2014
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Carlisle traders to protest at parking charges plans

Bill Finlayson photo Independent traders in a corner of Carlisle city centre are set to protest over controversial plans to introduce parking meters.

Last updated 11 October 2014
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Military on stand by for NHS strike

Military drivers are on stand by to cover for ambulance crews when NHS workers stage a four-hour strike today.

Last updated 11 October 2014
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Carlisle's teenager's band in X Factor live show tonight

Mikey Bromley photo Carlisle's star-in-the-making will join his bandmates as Only The Young take to the stage for their first live televised performance.

Last updated 11 October 2014
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Cumbrian BNP councillor cleared of harassment

Dawn Charlton photo A British National Party councillor has been found not guilty of causing religiously-aggravated harassment, alarm or distress during outbursts at political campaigners ahead of an election.

Last updated 11 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

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Police probe after boy, 14, assaulted in Carlisle

Police are investigating after reports that a boy was assaulted by a man in Carlisle.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Flood warning for Cumbrian coast

The Cumbrian coast is on flood alert tonight.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Carlisle mother admits child neglect

A distraught young boy told neighbours that he feared for his mother after wine, combined with medication, caused her to fall asleep.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Hunt for alleged member of drugs gang

Police are hunting an alleged member of a drugs gang after he failed to turn up for a hearing at Carlisle Magistrates’ Court.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Carlisle's new £1m Marks & Spencer food store revealed

Marks & Spencer graphic This is how Carlisle’s new £1 million Marks & Spencer store will look.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Rapid progress for Carlisle's Great Britain kayak star

Ben Johnston photo A fearless teenager has been making waves on the world stage – confirming his credentials as a rapids-rising star.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Carlisle father jailed after driving van at car ex-partner was in

A 40-year-old father who repeatedly harassed his former partner and left her a “nervous wreck” has been jailed for 22 months.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Cumbria council hires PR guru - at cost of £700 a day

A cash-strapped council is paying a PR guru up to £700 per day to advise its communications team – on how to save money. (74 comments)

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Affair-row couple's 'Keystone Cops' tractor chase - at 15mph

Mark James photo A man admitted careless driving – in his tractor – after erratically veering across the road in a “scene from the Keystone Cops”.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Call for Pow Beck 'cover-up' council chiefs to resign

Elaine Woodburn photo A call has been made for Copeland council chiefs to resign over the “cover-up” of a damning report into the collapse of the Pow Beck stadium scheme.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Flooding causes traffic chaos near Sellafield

Sellafield flooding photo Motorists were faced with massive tailbacks after flooding forced the closure of one of the entrance gates to Sellafield.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Possible Workington academy school design revealed

Workington academy graphic An image has been released of a new academy by the agency which will build Workington’s.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Family may never get to see report on Cumbrian killings

John Jenkin photo The family of a man who killed his mother and sister may never get to see a mental health trust report into events leading up to the deaths.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Cumbria's health services preparing for ebola cases

Preparations are being put in place across Cumbria to deal with the deadly ebola virus.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Stay of execution for Aspatria swimming pool

Aspatria pool photo Aspatria's swimming pool has been given a stay of execution after Cumbria County Council agreed to postpone plans to fill it in.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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