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Conker the dog shaken after thugs set fire to lead

Conker  the dog photo A much-loved family pet was left terrified when yobs set fire to his lead outside a supermarket – while the dog was attached to it.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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50 jobs as £2.8m Cumbria care home gets go-ahead

Scalesceugh Hall photo Up to 50 jobs could be created after plans for a £2.8 million care home were approved – for the second time.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Sold Cumbrian country house hotel may become private residence

Pat Sedgwick photo The former owner of a historic country house hotel near Carlisle has spoken of her sadness after it finally sold.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Taxi fares increase to be reviewed by Allerdale council

Ray Cottier photo Allerdale councillors will look again at plans to increase taxi fares.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Family of Matthew Jordan thank people for their support

Matthew Jordan photo The family of a man found dead in Windermere have thanked people who searched for him.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Cumbrian man claims he threw vodka bottle to warn off attacker

A Whitehaven man so feared for his safety that he threw a bottle of vodka to warn off someone he thought was going to attack him.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Hundreds sign up to fight Cumbria on-street parking fees plan

Car parking petition photo Hundreds of people have voiced their opposition to proposed parking charges being introduced on the county’s streets.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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£1,200 reward to catch yobs who slayed animals on allotment

Andrew Bateman photo Three kind-hearted men are offering a £1,200 reward after being left sickened by the horrific killing of animals on an allotment.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Failed beaches won’t put visitors off

Allonby beach photo Business owners and councillors are confident that tourists will continue to visit two beaches which have failed water quality tests.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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60-bed care home plan to be debated by Cumbrian councillors

Councillors will discuss plans for a 60-bed care home in Whitehaven next week

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Walkers nowhere to go after Hadrian's Wall portable loo axed

Marilyn Bowman photo Tourists trekking along the historic Hadrian’s Wall trail are having to spend a penny in bushes and hedges.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Five taken to hospital after kitchen fire in west Cumbria

Five people were taken to hospital after a kitchen fire.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Success of Britain's Got Talent Collabro sensation Matthew Pagan surprising no-one who knew him

Matthew Pagan photo Talent spotters say they knew from the first time they saw him that Carlisle singer Matthew Pagan could be a star after he and his band became overnight TV sensations.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Diamond-tipped drill stolen from vehicle in Carlisle

Carlisle theft CCTV photo Police are appealing for information after a diamond-tipped drill was stolen from a car.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Carlisle's homeless surviving on £1 microwave meals

Homeless families in Carlisle are surviving on instant noodles and £1 microwave meals as benefits changes begin to bite. (39 comments)

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Cable fault leaves 500 Cumbrian premises without power

More than 500 premises in Penrith were left without electricity after a power line fault.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Cumbrian beaches fail water quality tests

Allonby beach photo Two Cumbrian beaches have failed to meet minimum water quality standards for the second year running. (2 comments)

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Come Dine With Me: Jimmy Choos, Gucci suit and prawns on an open fire

Katy Cropper photo A sheepdog trainer said she had “such a laugh” filming the Cumbrian series of Channel 4’s Come Dine With Me.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Green Party leader visiting Fair Meals Direct in Carlisle

Fair Meals Direct Mark Lloyd photo A pioneering new service to provide healthy meals for some of Carlisle’s most vulnerable people will be visited today by Green Party leader Natalie Bennett.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Carlisle tattoo convention pulls in 2,000 ink fans

Carlisle tattoo convetion photo Tattooists proved the big draw in Carlisle as nearly 2,000 people flocked to a celebration of body art.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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