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Thursday, 27 November 2014

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Cumbrian schoolgirl to play Hamlet during Shakespeare Festival

Freya Scales photo A schoolgirl is following in the footsteps of actress Maxine Peake and taking to the stage to play Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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Cumbrian prison revenge slasher jailed for six years

Dean Weston photo A convicted thug carried out a revenge attack using a sharpened weapon while locked up.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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Man took £2,000 from Carlisle bar

shabbyscholarfgfg A man who took £2,000 he found in a popular pub while under the influence of drink has been fined.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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30 vacancies waiting for Cumbrian apprentices

THE race is on to find young people to fill 30 posts before Christmas which could lead them to top class careers.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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Cumbrian community celebrates completion of £780,000 village hall

wetheralmoveeee001 It is out with the old and in with the new for villagers celebrating the completion of a £780,000 scheme to create a state-of-the-art community hall.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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Cumbrian man becomes 10,000th volunteer in poverty fight

harryshepherddfffd A Cockermouth man has joined the fight against poverty in some of the world’s poorest communities.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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Objections raised over plans for 190 homes in Carlisle

greymoorhillfdgf Councillors have objected to plans to build 190 new homes on the northern edge of Carlisle. (8 comments)

Last updated 18 November 2014
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Indian restaurant in Carlisle up for spice award

viceroy photo A Carlisle restaurant has been shortlisted for a top award at the 10th annual British Curry Awards.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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Carlisle man accused of sex offences against children

A Carlisle man will appear in court in connection with a string of sex offences against children.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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£10m council HQ in Carlisle given go-ahead

Carlisle is to get a new £10m council headquarters on Botchergate with the development poised to help “regenerate” this part of the city. (1 comment)

Last updated 18 November 2014
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Cumbrian furniture store to close

Lakes & Dales Co-operative is to close its furniture store in Penrith and sell the village store at Hallbankgate, near Brampton.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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£10m council HQ in Carlisle given go-ahead

Plans for a new £10m council headquarters in Carlisle have been given the go-ahead. (1 comment)

Last updated 17 November 2014
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Pensioner dies after being hit by car in Carlisle

A 92-year-old man has died after he was knocked down in Carlisle.

Last updated 17 November 2014
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Cumbrian MP delivers his first son

Penrith and the Border MP Rory Stewart has announced the birth of his first son - which he ended up delivering himself on the bathroom floor.

Last updated 17 November 2014
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Cumbria police recover over 70 firearms during amnesty

A total of 72 firearms, including shotguns, revolvers and rifles, have been handed in to police stations across Cumbria.

Last updated 17 November 2014
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A quarter of schoolchildren in Cumbria drinking alcohol

One in four secondary school pupils in Cumbria claim to have drank alcohol in the past week, a new survey shows.

Last updated 17 November 2014
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Winter Droving festival lights up the streets of Penrith

droving photo Hundreds turned out for the 'right rural' gathering.

Last updated 17 November 2014
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Cumbrian housing tenants hit out at new service charges

Angry tenants are resisting new service charges they face paying on top of their rent. (14 comments)

Last updated 17 November 2014
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Thousands enjoy Carlisle lights switch-on

carlisle lights 3 The Elves were the life and soul of the party at Carlisle's Christmas lights switch-on. (1 comment)

Last updated 17 November 2014
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Cumbrian youngsters 'sleep rough' to help homeless charity

ptroughsleep3 Fifteen primary schoolchildren swapped their cosy beds for cardboard boxes and newspapers to ‘sleep rough’ and raise money for a new homelessness service.

Last updated 17 November 2014
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