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Secret death of baby girl - father questioned

Almost two years of secrecy surrounding the death of a 13-month-old child must be continued because of further police investigations and concerns for siblings, a High Court judge has ruled.

Last updated 27 October 2014
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Former Carlisle doctor unlawfully killed in Syria

Abbas Khan photo The family of a former Carlisle doctor who died in a Syrian prison have hailed a jury’s verdict that he was unlawfully killed as a vindication of their fight for the truth.

Last updated 27 October 2014
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Consultation launched on police budget cuts

Cumbria Police and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner have today launched a consultation asking for the public's views on proposed budget cuts to the force.

Last updated 27 October 2014
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Parks ban would make smokers outcasts in society, says senior Carlisle councillor

Elsie Martlew photo A smoking ban in public parks would be a “prejudice against smokers”, a prominent politician believes. (13 comments)

Last updated 27 October 2014
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Director wants help to film horror movie in north Cumbria

Zion horror film director photo A film director is turning his home into the set of a horror movie – and he’s scouring for ghoulish characters and crew to make it possible.

Last updated 27 October 2014
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£30m plan to expand care at Carlisle hospital

Cumberland Infirmary photo A £30 million expansion plan for Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary has been announced today.

Last updated 27 October 2014
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Fears council cuts will affect Cumbria's most vulnerable

Richard Parry photo A group which speaks up for some of Cumbria’s most vulnerable people says it is “deeply concerned” about the impact of yet more stinging council cuts.

Last updated 27 October 2014
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Cumbria police act against drivers who use mobile phones

Police are planning to clamp-down on motorists using mobile phones and other common complaints.

Last updated 27 October 2014
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Hospital chiefs considering maternity unit at Cockermouth

Mums-to-be in west Cumbria could be giving birth in Cockermouth if proposals to scrap maternity in Whitehaven go ahead.

Last updated 27 October 2014
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Three firms bid to run new Carlisle TV channel

A consortium of three media companies has emerged as a major bidder to operate a Carlisle-based television channel.

Last updated 27 October 2014
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Updated: Crash affects major Cumbrian road

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the A69.

Last updated 26 October 2014
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Water restored to homes in Carlisle

Engineers have repaired a burst water pipe that cut supplies to some residents in Carlisle.

Last updated 26 October 2014
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Walker found dead on Lake District fell

A woman was found dead after going missing while walking in west Cumbria.

Last updated 26 October 2014
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The sick playground of sadistic care home staff

Care workers photo It should have been a place of safety and care but for nine months, a nursing home became a sick playground for three sadistic carers.

Last updated 25 October 2014
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Cumbrian hospital matron who abused her position apologises

Maureen Goldwater photo A nurse who abused her position to get prescriptions for herself and relatives says she’s sorry for what she’s done.

Last updated 25 October 2014
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Prime Minister urged to help secure future of Cumbrian steel plant

David Cameron photo 1 Pressure is mounting on Prime Minister David Cameron to step in to help secure the future of Tata Steel’s site in Workington.

Last updated 25 October 2014
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Lurcher stolen from Cumbrian allotments

A lurcher dog has been stolen.

Last updated 25 October 2014
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Man became depressed after being falsely accused of rape, inquest told

Luke King photo A young rugby player falsely accused of rape took his own life.

Last updated 25 October 2014
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Cumbria police probe van and cycle crash

Police are hunting a van driver who disappeared after a crash involving a cyclist.

Last updated 25 October 2014
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Police called to school after reports of suspicious activity

Police were called to a village school following reports of suspicious activity.

Last updated 25 October 2014
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