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Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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Carlisle teen threatened to stab motorist

A court heard how a 17-year-old boy produced a knife and threatened to stab a man as he drove along a road in the Lake District.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Carlisle band changes its name to Hardwicke Circus

hardwicke circus photo They’re not the first band to name themselves after a location, not by a long way. Boston, Chicago, Nazareth, Berlin, Texas, Linkin Park, Cypress Hill, Portishead… the list goes on.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Blood cars join bikes to deliver supplies to air ambulances

blood car photo Blood cars have now joined bikes on the road, transporting vital supplies of blood to the county’s air ambulances.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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CCTV appeal after theft of iPhone6 in Carlisle

cctv photo Police want to speak to this man after an iPhone6 smartphone was stolen from the Game store in Carlisle city centre.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Steel heritage artefact goes on display in Cumbrian town

Steel photo A renovated artefact paying tribute to Workington’s steelworks heritage has finally been given pride of place in the town, much to the delight of a council leader.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Man accused of assaulting woman after Carlisle match

A man will go on trial accused of assaulting a female charity collector and two football fans after a Carlisle United game.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Eddie Stobart truck causes stir at London Fashion Week

ptstobartbag From Cumbria to the catwalk – an Eddie Stobart truck has been causing a stir at London Fashion Week.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Carlisle's walking football veterans beat Manchester City

Veteran footballers Carlisle's walking football veterans have strolled off with a title at their first competitive attempt – beating Manchester City to boot!

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Cumbrian rapist jailed for 23 years

Stephen Taylor photo A serial rapist has been jailed for 23 years after being convicted of a series of sex crimes against four victims.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Cumbrian man swaps teaching for running a pub

bush photo Chris Williams is grinning like a footballer who has just scored the winning goal at Wembley.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Carlisle teen brandished knife at delivery driver

A 16-year-old boy who brandished a knife at a delivery driver and was then Tasered by police said he snapped after suffering years of bullying at school.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Drunken Cumbrian woman grabbed man's crotch

A woman assaulted a man in the street after drinking alcohol.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Cumbrian brothers join A-listers at the Oscars

oscarsJF3 Hollywood icons and blockbuster film stars attended the glitzy Oscars on Sunday – alongside two Cumbrian actors.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Severed human fingertip found in Cumbrian garden

A fingertip found by a member of the public in his garden remains unidentified despite being compared against the national DNA database.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Carlisle dad killed himself after cocaine row

Liam Wright photo A young dad committed suicide after an argument with his partner about cocaine use, an inquest heard.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Lulu to headline Maryport Blues Festival

Lulu photo Lulu headlines this year’s Maryport Blues Festival. One of the legends of British pop music, she tops the bill for the Saturday night line up.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Fish on menu at Cumbrian aquarium sparks PETA complaint

Mark Vollers photo Aquarium bosses have been accused of hypocrisy and urged to change their cafe menu – so that it doesn’t include fish. (25 comments)

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Engineering firm fined after Carlisle worker crushed

A Cumbrian engineering firm has been fined £12,000 after one of its workers was struck by a metal frame weighing nearly two tonnes.

Last updated 25 February 2015
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Tributes to Cumbrian doorman after sudden death

Paul Harrison photo Tributes have flooded in for a popular former rugby player and club doorman who has died suddenly. (9 comments)

Last updated 25 February 2015
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Ex-Cumbrian teacher publishes book of anecdotes

petersmithhhgh A former Workington teacher has published a book of anecdotes about his life and career in west Cumbria and beyond.

Last updated 25 February 2015
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