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Saturday, 20 December 2014

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Carlisle firms celebrated at Small Business Saturday

Jill Johnston photo Carlisle celebrated its vibrant community of small businesses at the weekend, telling the world just how vital they will be in the battle for economic recovery.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Carlisle singer Matthew Pagan and Collabro on Royal Variety Performance

Collabro photo Fans of Carlisle’s Matthew Pagan and his band Collabro will have the chance to see them sing for royalty when the Royal Variety Performance is broadcast tonight.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Report backs fight for best maternity care, say west Cumbrian campaigners

Rachel Holliday photo Campaigners believe a new report claiming it is safer for some women to give birth at home or at a midwife-led unit actually strengthens the case to keep consultant-led services at a Cumbrian hospital.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Consultation into storing radioactive waste from nuclear subs at Sellafield

People in Copeland are being asked for their views on plans that could see Sellafield store radioactive waste from dismantled nuclear submarines.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Carlisle man wins public vote to be face of HP Sauce

Dave Wardrope photo Dave Wardrope is about to become a fixture on the nation’s breakfast tables – with his face on two million bottles of HP Sauce.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Two men hurt in road crash near Lockerbie

Two men were taken to hospital after being cut free from their car after it overturned on the M74.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Tributes pour in for Carlisle vintage shop boss

Starwberry Fields man photo A veteran shop owner who became one of Carlisle’s most colourful characters has died suddenly at his home.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Festive season starts with a bang in west Cumbria

Whiheaven festival photo Fireworks lit up the sky as Whitehaven’s Christmas fayre brought festive cheer to the town.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Police concern over missing Carlisle man

Brian Sawyer photo Police are concerned for the welfare of a man missing from Carlisle.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Anger after blaze on waste site near north Cumbrian village

Burgy by Sands fire photo A concerned councillor is calling on the Environment Agency to take action at a waste site on the edge of Carlisle.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Carlisle quadruplets celebrate first birthdays

Quadruplets photo It was nappy birthday four times over when the Thomson quadruplets turned one on Friday.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Driver escapes injury in A66 crash

A section of the A66 in Cumbria was closed after a crash.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Taxi fare dodgers hunted by police

Taxi fare dodgers are being hunted by police.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Rescuers endure 12-hour search for lost man in Lake District

Mountain rescuers endured tough conditions in a 12-hour search for a walker who turned up safe and well.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Warning to drivers with Cumbria on snow alert

Drivers were urged to take care this morning with a warning of disruption as snow and ice hit parts of Cumbria.

Last updated 8 December 2014
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Wind destroys stalls at Whitehaven market

Traders were forced to abandon the Whitehaven Christmas Fayre after strong winds destroyed their stalls.

Last updated 7 December 2014
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Carlisle church worker on Songs of Praise

Andy Dykes photo A church mission worker from Carlisle took centre stage on the BBC's Songs of Praise show with his hip hop version of a popular Christmas carol.

Last updated 7 December 2014
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Cumbria police using fake identities to snare internet paedophiles

Steve Johnson photo Internet paedophiles are being trapped by police posing as potential sex abuse victims.

Last updated 7 December 2014
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Thief drives away with classic £14,000 Lotus Elan car

The owner of a Lotus Elan Plus 2 car has been left devastated after a thief drove off in his classic car.

Last updated 7 December 2014
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Body of woman, 49, found at Carlisle house

The body of a 49-year-old woman has been found at a house in Carlisle.

Last updated 6 December 2014
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