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Carlisle man's life saved by smoke alarm, says fire service chief

Carlisle flat fire photo The life of a Carlisle man whose flat was engulfed by flames was saved by his smoke alarm, an investigating fire officer has said.

Last updated 28 May 2015
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Pedal-paddle challenge to encourage Rivers Ride sign-ups

Rivers challenge photo Two charity fundraisers battled it out to find the quickest route from Keswick to Workington – one on a bike and the other in a canoe.

Last updated 28 May 2015
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Cumbrian winner of £2.7m lottery jackpot traced

A lottery jackpot of almost £3m has finally been claimed after months of appeals to the Cumbrian winner.

Last updated 28 May 2015
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Crab found stranded in man's garden - three miles from sea

garden crab photo A crab was the last thing a Gavin Clark expected to find in his garden.

Last updated 28 May 2015
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Award for Cumbrian couple who stepped in to help attack victim

High Sheriff award photo A courageous couple who intervened when two thugs beat up a man have been commended for their bravery.

Last updated 28 May 2015
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Theft-hit Carlisle church forced to close its doors

Keith Teasdale photo A vicar in Carlisle has made the hard decision to close his church for at least a month after a number of thefts. (8 comments)

Last updated 28 May 2015
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Woman hurt in attempted robbery on Carlisle street

A woman was targeted by a would-be robber as she walked down a quiet Carlisle street.

Last updated 28 May 2015
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Queen's Speech: Cumbria's reaction to Conservative Government's plans

John Stevenson photo The first Conservative Government’s Queen’s Speech in 18 years has been delivered – and Cumbria had plenty to pay attention to. (6 comments)

Last updated 28 May 2015
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Carlisle robbery accused had stolen cash from another shop, court told

A man accused of carrying out a knifepoint robbery at a shop had previously stolen cash from another store while armed with a blade, a court heard.

Last updated 28 May 2015
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Man made threats with knife on Carlisle street

A man threatened two people and brandished a knife after ill-feeling boiled over into a street confrontation.

Last updated 28 May 2015
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Man and child killed in A66 crash named

Michael and Tony Jopson photo A man and child who died in a road crash have been identified by police.

Last updated 27 May 2015
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Masked robber's 'terrifying' knife point raid at Carlisle shop

Spar shop photo A masked robber held a knife to the face of a shop worker after shouting “get me the money” at her, a court heard.

Last updated 27 May 2015
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Court cases delayed as Cumbria police struggle with computer evidence

Cumbria police badge Suspects are waiting up to two years for cases to come before the courts, as police are struggling to keep on top of mountains of computer evidence.

Last updated 27 May 2015
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Carlisle miracle baby celebrates 18th birthday

Amy Kingston photo A baby born just over four months early weighing only 1lb 9oz is celebrating a landmark today as she turns 18.

Last updated 27 May 2015
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Activities week at historic Cumbrian house

Wordsworth House photo Families are stepping back in time to experience life as a Georgian in Cockermouth this week.

Last updated 27 May 2015
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Cumbrian town gears up for Tour of Britain race

Steve Bishop photo Cockermouth businesses are planning to pull together to boost the town’s trade when the Tour of Britain hits west Cumbria.

Last updated 27 May 2015
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Health and schools should feature in Queen’s Speech, says Cumbrians

 Peter Weaving photo The future of the National Health Service, education and employment are all likely to feature in the Queen’s Speech today.

Last updated 27 May 2015
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Equipment plea for Cumbrian teen's care after US operation

James Burns photo Volunteers are needed to raise funds to pay for a teenager’s aftercare following a vital operation.

Last updated 27 May 2015
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Cash grant boost set for Carlisle Music City

Carlisle Music City photo Carlisle Music City looks set to get one third of its costs for this summer’s series of performances paid for.

Last updated 27 May 2015
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Rounders to keep young and old Cumbrians fit

ROUNDERS sessions for adults and teenagers are being set up in Eden.

Last updated 27 May 2015
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