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Thursday, 02 April 2015

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Protest at west Cumbrian hospital as inspection team arrives

Hospital protest photo Campaigners gathered outside west Cumbria’s troubled hospital as a team of inspectors arrived at the building.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Bedroom tax would be axed by Labour Government, says shadow minister

Lee Sherriff photo A shadow cabinet minister claimed Labour was the party of the “mansion tax not the bedroom tax” on a visit to Carlisle.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Prince Charles in Cumbria today

Prince Charles at Rheged photo 1 Prince Charles is today indulging his passion for the rural community with a visit to north Cumbria.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Superfast is way to help boost firms, claims Penrith election hopeful

Rory Stewart photo The introduction of superfast broadband for Penrith and the Border will help businesses in the area to flourish, a Conservative parliamentary candidate has said.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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General Election most important since 1945, says Copeland candidate

This year’s General Election is the most important since 1945, according to a Copeland Parliamentary candidate.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Man apologised to woman after sex assault - court

A man who sexually assaulted a female in a Cumbrian village has been spared a jail term.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Elephant's tooth found in Cumbrian castle moat 90 years ago to be analysed

Penrith castle tooth photo Experts hope that tests being carried on an elephant’s tooth excavated from the moat of a castle could soon reveal its age and help solve the mystery of how it came to be there.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Trial jury told Carlisle office raid was an ‘inside job’

Scott White photo An employee used detailed “inside knowledge” of a Carlisle business to help his brother carry out a burglary, a court was told.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Passenger who threw up attacked Carlisle taxi driver

A Carlisle man who lashed out at a taxi driver has been given a community punishment.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Championships tribute planned to world record-breaking gurner

Anne Woods photo Organisers of the World Gurning Championships are planning to hold a tribute to record-breaking Anne Woods who has died.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Think twice before calling 999 over Easter, says ambulance chief

Derek Cartwright photo Cumbrians are being urged to think before dialling 999 over Easter.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Cumbria police investigate five 'home alone' allegations in three months

Iain McKay photo Cumbria police have investigated at least five allegations in three months of parents leaving their children home alone.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Uppies out for revenge after Downies whitewashes

Uppies and downies photo Hundreds of people are expected to descend on Workington to cheer on the Uppies and Downies when the historic game kicks off on Good Friday.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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‘Fraud cleared access to legal aid’ for case, court told

Geoff Bell photo A man accused of fraud charges was paid more than £13,000 in benefits having allegedly failed to disclose he was married, a court heard.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Cumbrian care home criticised for insufficient staff on duty

Stilecroft  phoo A care home has been criticised by inspectors for not having sufficient staff on duty.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Pit bulls savaged dog being walked on lead on Carlisle street

Frank Richey photo Two pit bulls launched a vicious attack on another dog, causing serious injuries, after escaping from their garden.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Firefighters tackle Cumbria barn blaze

Firefighters spent two hours tackling a huge blaze that broke out in a barn in west Cumbria.

Last updated 1 April 2015
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Power cut leaves more than 180 homes in rural Cumbria without electricity

More than 180 homes in a rural area of Cumbria are without power due to a fault.

Last updated 31 March 2015
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Met Office issues weather warnings for Cumbria

Wind gusts of up to 70mph are forecast to strike the north west of England today, including Cumbria.

Last updated 31 March 2015
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Cumbrian great grandfather wins over £725k on Lottery

Robert Bruce photo An 85-year-old great grandfather has won £727,308 on the Lotto.

Last updated 31 March 2015
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