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Saturday, 25 April 2015

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National railway campaign launched in Carlisle

Rail transfer photo A union launched a national campaign in Carlisle to derail a process it says will leave the north’s rail network under foreign control.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Steam mistaken for smoke in Carlisle fire callouts

Firefighters in Carlisle have been called out to a number of false alarms where members of the public have mistaken steam for smoke.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Carlisle man stole bank cards at party to gamble online

A man stole two bank cards while at a house party and used them to gamble online after other guests had gone to bed.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Carlisle preparing to welcome return of Pirelli Rally

Pirelli rally The Pirelli Carlisle Rally is due back in the city.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Team rescue comedian Bill Bailey's dog from Cumbrian fell

Bill Bailey photo Star-struck mountain rescuers came to the aid of comedian Bill Bailey after his dog got stuck on a Lake District fell.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Lake District ospreys lay first egg

Osprey photo The first osprey egg has been laid this year following the return of a pair of the wild birds to a Cumbrian beauty spot.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Animal cruelty reports rise as convictions fall

Chris Towler photo Statistics show a rise in the number of people reporting cruelty to animals – although the number of convictions has fallen.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Spotlight on second homes in Cumbria

The owners of second homes in Cumbrian beauty spots could be faced with hefty council tax bills under plans outlined by the Liberal Democrats.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Ex-Carlisle mayor switching support from Lib Dem to Tory

A former Liberal Democrat councillor and mayor of Carlisle says he no longer supports the party and will be voting Conservative in the General Election.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Cumbria council says sorry for wrongly-issued parking tickets

Joanne Clifford photo Council bosses in Carlisle have apologised to motorists after they were wrongly issued with parking tickets.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Thousands of starfish stranded on Cumbrian beach

Starfish photo Thousands of starfish were left stranded on a west Cumbrian beach after a period of exceptionally high tides. (10 comments)

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Cumbrian man admits knocking out wife's tooth

A woman lost a tooth after she was hit in the face during an attack by her husband.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Man caught growing £19,000 of cannabis at Carlisle home

A Carlisle man admitted growing scores of cannabis plants – to pay off a gambling debt.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Talks to try and settle dispute at Sellafield nuclear site

Sellafield photo Workers at the Sellafield nuclear site could take industrial action before the end of May if a row over health and safety is not resolved.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Transgender Carlisle Scrabble champion took her life to escape abuse

Mikki Nicholson photo A former UK Scrabble champion killed herself by stepping in front of a moving train after suffering abuse because of her status as a transgender person. (2 comments)

Last updated 22 April 2015
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West Cumbrian man admits affray charge

A man has admitted being involved in a violent incident in west Cumbria.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Ex-RAF paramedic injured in duty wins place at University of Cumbria

Karen Burrows photo A former RAF paramedic who suffered a severe spinal injury whilst on duty in Afghanistan has won a place at the University of Cumbria after getting help from military charity Help for Heroes.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Cumbrian man fighting terminal cancer defying the odds

Rod Smith photo A man fighting terminal cancer continues to defy the odds.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Fears over drug abuse if Cumbrian flats plan gets go-ahead

Senhouse Terrace photo Objections are pouring in against plans for a three-storey block of flats to be built in the centre of Workington.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Carlisle delivery driver stole stock from shop

A delivery driver who stole thousands of pounds worth of stock from a shop while on his milk rounds has escaped a prison sentence.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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