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Ex-company boss must pay back £500,000 proceeds of crime

William Ross photo A haulage boss who conspired with others in a major tachograph scam has been told to pay back £500,000.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Porn addict spared jail for child sex abuse images

Keith Bell photo A pornography addict who downloaded hundreds of images of children being sexually abused has walked free from court.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Concerns persist over closure of Carlisle community hospital

Carlisle reiver House photo A politician remains concerned about the closure of Carlisle’s community hospital, despite reassurances from health bosses.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Carlisle council to look at ways of easing parking meters pain

Colin Glover photo Senior city councillors are looking at how they can reduce fees in their car parks to help ease the pain of new on-street charges when they come into force.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Cannabis worth £300,000 found in man's car near Carlisle

A motorist caught transporting cannabis worth more than £300,000 along the M6 near Carlisle has been told he faces an inevitable jail sentence.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Closure of two Cumbrian schools to go ahead

Cumbria County Council photo The closure of two failing secondary schools in Workington has been agreed by senior county councillors – with a plea to government not to delay the creation of the academy replacing them.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Long-time user denies heroin supply charge

A man who is on trial for allegedly being involved in heroin dealing told police that he had been using the drug for the last 17 or 18 years.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Broken bottle danger at Cumbrian beauty spot

Park bottles photo Broken bottles and piles of rubbish are turning a Whitehaven beauty spot into a dangerous eyesore, it’s been claimed.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Toddler signs up for colourful charity fun run

Prya Earl photo A toddler is the latest youngster to sign up to a new colourful fundraising event.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Back our hospital or go away, campaigner tells bosses

Gerard Richardson photo A hospital campaigner has called on bosses to give an urgent commitment to retaining consultant-led maternity services in Whitehaven.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Coroner slams 'substandard' care given to Whitehaven OAP

Elizabeth Berwick photo A coroner has slammed the “substandard” care given to pensioner, but has stopped short of saying that it caused her death.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Tragic engineer 'suffered from anxiety for years', inquest told

Allan Atkinson photo A retired gas engineer, whose body was found in a river, suffered from anxiety for a number of years before his death.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Lidl wants to build its largest UK store in west Cumbria

Lidl graphic Supermarket chain Lidl wants to build its largest UK store in Cumbria. (36 comments)

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Unitary authority for Cumbria plan back on table

Stewart Young photo A fresh bid to have a single unitary authority created in Cumbria to replace the current two-tier council system could be up and running later this year. (18 comments)

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Tesco committed to shop on site of derelict Carlisle pub

Horse & Farrier photo Tesco says it is “committed” to building a new convenience store and renovating the derelict Horse and Farrier pub in Carlisle’s Wigton Road. (9 comments)

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Motorists told to avoid M6 southbound

An earlier accident on the on the M6 in Lancashire is causing heavy traffic and long delays in Cumbria, say police.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Collabro to headline Carlisle Christmas lights switch-on

Collabro photo Talent show champions Collabro – featuring Carlisle’s Matthew Pagan – will headline this year’s city Christmas lights switch-on.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Police armed with tasers sent to domestic incident

Police officers armed with taser guns were called to the scene of a domestic incident in Carlisle yesterday evening which resulted in a man being arrested.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Councils will be unable to veto underground nuclear waste plans - Government

Cumbria County Council will have no powers to stop future plans for an underground nuclear waste store. (12 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Man cut free after car overturns in Cumbria

A man has been taken to hospital after being cut free from a car which had overturned near Penrith.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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