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BGT winners Collabro sign new album in Carlisle

Collabro photo Devoted Collabro fans queued in Carlisle to meet the pin-ups, as the group chose the city to launch their debut album.

Last updated 19 August 2014
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Traffic and wildlife fears as another Workington housing scheme unveiled

The proposed site Nearly 300 more homes could be built as a potential building boom for Workington continues to gather pace. (12 comments)

Last updated 19 August 2014
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Hundreds attend Megacon event in Carlisle

Megacon photo Sci-fi characters rubbed shoulders with superheroes at Megacon, an annual event that bills itself as a celebration of “all things nerd”.

Last updated 19 August 2014
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Cumbria police staff fall foul of force's social media policy

Paul Duhig photo Police officers and civilians made racist and threatening comments on Facebook and Twitter, sent friend requests to victims of crime and uploaded images of colleagues in “compromising positions”, new details show. (6 comments)

Last updated 19 August 2014
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Baby boy flown to Newcastle hospital after being run over

A 15-month-old boy was airlifted to a Newcastle hospital with serious injuries after being run over by a car.

Last updated 19 August 2014
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Carlisle woman dies after routine operation at city hospital

Lisa Watson photo A woman died after contracting an infection following gallstone surgery at Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Cumbria police investigate 'arson attack'

Police are investigating a suspected arson attack

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Crew shortages and industrial action affecting Cumbrian fire station

Fire engine photo Parts of west Cumbria are being left without dedicated fire cover as a result of crew shortages and industrial action.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Whitehall lobbied over future of Waverley Viaduct

Waverley Viaduct photo A long-running campaign to get a disused railway viaduct reopened has reached the desk of a senior Government figure.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Carlisle council gives go-ahead to city airport overhaul

Carlisle airport photo Plans for the £20 million overhaul of Carlisle Airport have been given the go ahead - again. (124 comments)

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Cumbria county council takes control of on-street parking

Alan Smith photo Cumbria County Council is taking control of enforcing on-street parking rules itself.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Cumbrian martial arts man found dead in bed, inquest told

A rising star in martial arts died suddenly at home days after his 24th birthday.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Man who attacked woman and her dad with nunchucks spared prison

A man who assaulted a mother and her father with a traditional Japanese weapon – leaving a baby girl traumatised – has been spared jail.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Cumbrian woman, 64, found dead in public toilets - inquest

An ambulance crew called after a woman was found dead in a Workington toilet had treated the victim for intoxication in the same place two months earlier, an inquest heard.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Cumbrian woman will soon speak to her mum for first time

Laura Oglanby photo The day when Laura Oglanby will speak to her mum for the first time is almost here, thanks to a monumental fundraising effort.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Cumbrian care home let down by basic standards

mbbeacon edge A BUPA-run care home has been found to be failing its residents in some basic standards.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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North Cumbria hospitals’ dramatic drop in infections

Clive Graham photo Infection rates at north Cumbria’s hospitals have dramatically improved.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Drug man warned he is highly likely to go to prison

A man who was found guilty of possessing cocaine and intending to supply it has been warned he is “highly likely” to go to prison.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Patient sent home from Carlisle hospital died days later

Jeremy Rushmer photo A patient died after a ruptured aneurysm – just days after being sent home from hospital with only paracetamol.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Man trapped while putting child into car seat

A motorist suffered “significant bruising”, police say, when he was hit by the door of his own car.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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