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Woman taken to hospital following crash on the M6

A woman was airlifted to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary following an accident on the M6 this morning (Saturday).

Last updated 29 August 2015
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Plans unveiled to revamp Carlisle's Castle Way

Castle Way graphic 2 Plans have been unveiled to revamp Castle Way - a change that would mean another set of traffic lights on one of Carlisle’s busiest roads. (16 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2015
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Jail term for drugs courier caught near Carlisle

A drugs courier who was caught with thousands of illegal tablets as he drove through Cumbria has been sent to prison.

Last updated 29 August 2015
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Bee eater chicks expected to draw big crowd to quarry nesting site

Bee eater photo Crowds of bird watchers are expected to flock to north Cumbria over the bank holiday weekend with the hope of being the first to see the chicks of exotic rare birds.

Last updated 29 August 2015
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Man who struggled to cope with losing his hair killed himself - inquest

A man who had struggled to come to terms with a condition that made him lose his hair killed himself after a row with his partner, an inquest heard.

Last updated 29 August 2015
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Five things you didn’t know about the new Taking Shape store in Carlisle

Taking Shape From free personal stylists to specialist designers, here’s five things you didn’t know about the new plus sized fashion brand to open in Carlisle.

In association with Taking Shape

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Carlisle man who escaped from police custody at hospital jailed

A man who managed to escape police custody while being examined in hospital has been handed a short prison sentence.

Last updated 29 August 2015
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Eviction notices served at two travellers’ camps

Travellers photo Two north Cumbrian communities are in dispute with travellers who have set up home in public car parks.

Last updated 29 August 2015
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Vandals may have put end to racing on speedway track this year

Speedway photo Vandals have torched a building and caused thousands of pounds worth of damage at Workington's Northside speedway training track.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Man cleared of falsely imprisoning ex-girlfriend

A man accused of assaulting and imprisoning his former girlfriend at his home has been acquitted by a jury.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Drugs probe police appeal for help to find man

John Atkinson photo A man police want to speak to in connection with drug offences is believed to be in the Egremont area.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Police found heroin at home of man with 56 previous drugs convictions

Carlisle Crown Court   photo A man with a string of previous drugs convictions was caught with heroin worth thousands of pounds after police raided his home.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Horrified owner speaks out after dogs poisoned on farm

Stephen Finn photo A distraught pet owner says it is ‘totally sickening’ that six of his dogs were deliberately poisoned – and one has tragically died.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Extra police on bank holiday weekend patrol

Justin Bibby photo Extra police will patrol Cumbria’s nightlife hotspots during this weekend’s key Bank Holiday drinking times.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Cumbrian wildlife park welcomes third new zebra foal

Zebra foal photo A late summer arrival saw an extra set of stripes appear in the zebra paddock at an animal attraction.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Crash partially blocks Cumbrian road

Two cars collided on the A66 between Crossthwaite roundabout and the B5289 junction.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Hundreds pay final respects to Longtown's Mikey Wolfe, 10

Mikey Wolfe photo A town came to a standstill in tribute to a 10-year-old boy who died after being hit by a tractor.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Carlisle police appeal after youth seen running away from major blaze

Warehouse fire photo Police investigating a suspected arson attack in Carlisle say that they cannot rule out further arrests.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Extra cash to tackle problems faced by Cumbria's LGBT pupils

A charity based in Cumbria has received a boost as it continues to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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'Lowest of the low' accusation after thieves steal from Bill Barker's grave

Bill Barker grave photo The widow of floods hero policeman Bill Barker says thieves who targeted his gravestone “knew exactly” whose resting place they were stealing from.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Whitehaven's Gaiety Cinema to reopen permanently

Whitehaven Gaiety photo Whitehaven's Gaiety Cinema will reopen permanently, managers have confirmed.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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