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Thursday, 10 July 2014

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Call for action as baby in pram attacked by gull

Gulls photo Dive-bombing seagulls are causing chaos in a town centre, leaving many people terrified to visit the streets.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Cumbria police pledge to tackle drug suppliers 'head-on'

Rob O Senior detectives in Cumbria say the seizure of nearly £1 million worth of drugs in the last two months should serve as a warning to criminals.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Chief constable will cherish his time as Cumbria's top officer

Bernard Lawson photo Cumbria's outgoing top police officer has declared his time in the role a period “he will cherish dearly”.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Number of offers received to buy Lake District mountain

Blencathra walk photo A campaign group fighting to buy a Cumbrian mountain faces competition from “a number” of others.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Feedback wanted on plans for seven-day-a-week GP service

Niall McGreevy photo Details of plans to create a seven-day-a-week GP service for patients in Workington will be revealed next week.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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New parking restrictions come into force in Carlisle city centre

Historic quarter parking photo Work is continuing on the introduction of new parking rules in Carlisle’s historic quarter.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Use of antibiotics in Cumbria down more than seven per cent

David Rogers photo Antibiotic use has dropped by more than seven per cent across Cumbria in the last year, the News & Star can reveal.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Teenager who took boat for bet sentenced by court

Messing around in a Whitehaven Harbour rowing boat for a bet landed a teenager in court.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Cumbrian woman sheds stones to improve her health

Kelly Blacklock photo Devastated to find out she was borderline diabetic with high cholesterol at the age of 31, Kelly Blacklock decided to do something about it.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Carlisle lawyer was worried over his health, inquest told

Nicholas Richards photo A lawyer found dead in the garden of his home had been suffering from severe depression and “was worried he would never get better”, an inquest has heard.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Cumbria's firefighters to join national public sector strike

Fire strike photo Cumbrian firefighters are set to join in a national strike of public sector workers.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Council's special meeting over plans for 320 new homes

Plans for 320 new homes on land at Strawberry How will be discussed at a special meeting of Cockermouth town council tonight.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Historic vehicles on show at Cumbrian stately home

classiccarsssss001 THE roar of vintage vehicle engines will reverberate around the grounds of a stately home, as an historic show rolls into north Cumbria.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Collabro add second Carlisle concert date

Collabro photo Demand to see Cumbria’s own television talent show star Matthew Pagan perform his homecoming gig has been so great that his group Collabro have added an extra date.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Used needles, human waste and fly-tipping blight Carlisle alley

Hylton Fisher photo Used needles, human waste and a broken fridge-freezer are just some of the items being dumped in a Carlisle alley. (18 comments)

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Flasher followed victim home from Carlisle club

A flasher exposed himself to a vulnerable man in the street after following him home in the early hours of the morning.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Cumbria Chamber of Commerce joins fostering campaign

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce has joined a steady stream of employers signing up to the News & Star’s fostering-friendly campaign.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Carlisle United roll out the red carpet to entertain young carers

Sean O Hundreds of Cumbria’s young carers will be treated like football superstars thanks to a generous donation to our Give Them A Break campaign.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Cumbrian learner driver twice alcohol limit when he crashed

A learner driver has narrowly avoided jail for drink-driving – after he crashed into a sign.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Sellafield says it with flowers to thank Cumbrian businessman

Lee Butterworth photo A kind-hearted gym owner has asked for a donation of community flowers rather than cash after Sellafield took over his car park for the day.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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