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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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West Cumbrian woman sentenced for harassment

A west Cumbrian woman has been sentenced by a court after she admitted harassing two people.

Last updated 31 March 2015
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Carlisle pub to close for £500,000 refit

A popular pub will close its doors for around eight or nine weeks while work on a £500,000 refurbishment takes place.

Last updated 31 March 2015
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Rail union demonstration in Carlisle

A rail union today demanded for money made on trains in the north to be ploughed into improving services in the region.

Last updated 31 March 2015
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Man found dead in wood by his wife, inquest told

A coroner has recorded a suicide verdict after hearing how a man was found dead in a wood by his wife.

Last updated 31 March 2015
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Record-breaking champion gurner dies, aged 63

Anne Woods photo Anne Woods - the world record-breaking champion gurner - has died aged 63.

Last updated 31 March 2015
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North Cumbria hospitals bosses turn to Philippines for nurses

Gail Naylor photo Nurses are being recruited from more than 11,000 miles away in a bid to tackle staffing shortfalls in north Cumbria’s hospitals.

Last updated 31 March 2015
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Cumbria probation staff jobs at risk

Almost a third of the staff at Cumbria and Lancashire's probation service are at risk of losing their jobs, according to their union.

Last updated 31 March 2015
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Carlisle Utd give "unanimous" backing to investment plans

Andrew Lapping photo Carlisle United's bosses have today given formal approval to Andrew Lapping's investment plans for the Blues.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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Main road in Carlisle closed after crash

Police were called to the scene of a crash on a busy Carlisle street this afternoon.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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Woman denies theft of £3,700 from nursery school

A woman accused of stealing more than £3,700 from a nursery school has denied the allegation.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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Man admits stealing laptops from Cumbrian school

A man has admitted stealing £15,000 worth of laptops from a Cumbrian primary school.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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Penrith man accused of attacking teenagers

A Penrith man has denied attacking two teenagers in the town.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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£70,000 raised in memory of Cumbrian teenager

Danica Maxwell photo A fundraising campaign honouring a teenager’s inspirational legacy has smashed its £70,000 target – fulfilling her dream to help others.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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Roadside fines for drivers caught using mobile phones

Nearly 900 people across Cumbria were last year given on-the-spot fines for using mobile phones or other hand-held devices while driving.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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Viability of Penrith's maternity unit questioned

Penrith hospital photo The future of a maternity unit could be under threat after experts questioned its viability.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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Urgent repairs to five Cumbrian churches

Penrith bishop photo Urgent repairs are to be carried out at five churches which will benefit from an investment of almost £200,000.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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Met Office issues wind warning for Cumbria

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

Last updated 30 March 2015
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Prized exhibits on display as Carlisle museum reopens to public

Guildhall museum photo Prized historic items are back on show as one of Carlisle’s oldest buildings reopens to the public.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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West Cumbrian quarry set for 10-year extension

A quarry in west Cumbria is set to have its life extended by another 10 years.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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Egg-cellent haul from MAG's Easter ride-out

Easter ride-out photo Motorcyclists turned out in their droves to help provide vulnerable members of the community with an Easter treat.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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Nurses are being recruited from the Philippines to ease staffing shortages in Cumbria - good or bad?

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