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Thursday, 24 July 2014

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New housing will put an end to Cumbrian rat run

There are hopes a new housing development could stop motorists using a road as a rat run.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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North Cumbrian GP suspended after alleged incident

Dalston GP practice photo A family doctor from a practice that has been criticised for its poor hygiene standards has been suspended following an alleged incident.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Road closure blow for Maryport Blues Festival organisers

There will be no takeaway food vans allowed on Senhouse Street during the three-day Maryport Blues Festival, which starts next Friday. (17 comments)

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Cumbria police appeal after man dragged from taxi

A man was dragged from a taxi and punched in the head repeatedly in what police described as “an unprovoked attack”.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Biker flown to Newcastle hospital after crash

VIDEO A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a crash with a car.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Carlisle man cleared of planning to supply heroin

A man has been cleared of planning to supply heroin which he said was for his own use.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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West Cumbrian pair jailed for burgling house

Two men have been jailed for 16 months each for burgling a house in Workington.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Police drop inquiry into man who tidied up Cumbrian cycle path

Jim Higgins photo People power has triumphed as a police probe against a pensioner who removed metal railings while tidying up an overgrown cycle track has been dropped.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Human waste left behind in Carlisle park

Keenan Park camp photo Human waste and toilet paper was left in woodland after travellers set up an illegal camp on a Carlisle park.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Woman badly burned in house fire moved to Newcastle hospital

A woman was hospitalised with serious burns after a house fire

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Fed-up Cockermouth traders demand to know why roadworks have stopped

Cockermouth Main Street photo Fed-up shop owners are demanding answers about why major road works which have closed off a main street for months have ground to a halt.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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‘Personal vendetta’ will not stop charity barn dance

A personal vendetta between two families put a charity barn dance in jeopardy – but councillors ruled the event can go ahead.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Allerdale council restricts how close wind turbines can be to homes

Wind turbine photo Allerdale council has made history by becoming the first authority in the country to put a limit on how close to homes wind turbines can be built. (5 comments)

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Police check caught out banned Cumbrian driver

A north Cumbrian motorist who called in to a police station found himself charged with driving while banned.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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National Grid to start debate on route of nuclear power station power lines

Power lines graphic A consultation begins this autumn on the route of high-voltage power lines to carry electricity from a new nuclear power station at Sellafield. (6 comments)

Last updated 17 July 2014
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New inquest date for woman mauled to death at Cumbrian zoo

Sarah McClay photo A new date has been set for the inquest into the death of a zookeeper killed by a tiger as she worked.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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MP calls for taskforce to tackle NHS problems in Cumbria

Jamie Reed photo An MP wants the Government to step in and set up a taskforce to tackle problems within the NHS in Cumbria.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Carlisle taxi man denies ‘rape lies’

Dariusz Kowalczyk photo A taxi driver accused of sexually attacking a passenger has denied inventing a string of lies to cover his alleged crime and continued to insist it was the woman who made an advance on him.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Concerns over level of care after pensioner's death in Cumbrian home

Elizabeth Berwick photo A pensioner who died after suffering a severe bed sore did not have her sleeping position adjusted often enough by care workers, an inquest has heard.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Residents angry at slow clean-up after Carlisle waste site fire

Wastre fire photo Anxious residents have slammed the clean-up operation after a devastating fire that they say has left them having to endure sickening smells.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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