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Bosses delighted after care home's positive inspection report

Bosses at a west Cumbrian care home are celebrating after impressing inspectors with how they encouraged residents to live an interesting and active lifestyle.

Last updated 21 July 2015
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Birthday tea in aid of Cumbrian former soldier trapped in India

John Armstrong tea photo Hundreds of people turned up to enjoy a cup of tea and a slice of cake in honour of Wigton man John Armstrong.

Last updated 21 July 2015
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Dad left young children home alone so he could go and buy booze

A father left his two young children home alone so he could go out to a local shop to buy cans of lager.

Last updated 21 July 2015
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More money for Cumbria's failing children's services

Anne Burns photo More money is being ploughed into Cumbria’s failing children’s services. (2 comments)

Last updated 21 July 2015
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Seven arrested after park attack in Cumbria

Seven people have been arrested after two men were attacked in a park.

Last updated 21 July 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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Council acts to cut speeds at accident blackspot

Cars photo Action is set to be taken to reduce driving speeds at a notorious accident blackspot. (4 comments)

Last updated 21 July 2015
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Ex-Carlisle takeaway boss admits major tax fraud

A former Carlisle takeaway boss has admitted carrying out a major tax fraud involving tens of thousands of pounds.

Last updated 21 July 2015
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Sea rescue teams alerted to yacht running aground

Coastal rescue teams from Cumbria were called to reports of a yacht running aground on rocks.

Last updated 21 July 2015
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Man apologises to witnesses who saw him attack his girlfriend

A young man attacked his girlfriend, grabbing her “by the throat” and yelling at her.

Last updated 21 July 2015
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'Abnormal load' likely to cause traffic delays today

Drivers are being warned they face potential delays due to an "abnormal load" passing through north Cumbria.

Last updated 21 July 2015
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Mountain rescuers called after woman falls at Aira Force

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called to Aira Force after a woman fell and injured her leg this afternoon.

Last updated 20 July 2015
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Trio rescued from Derwentwater after boat capsizes

Three people were rescued from an island in Derwentwater after their boat capsized this afternoon.

Last updated 20 July 2015
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Dancing nuns and foxes at Cumbrian village's annual carnival

Broughton carnival photo Dancing nuns and dogs made an appearance among gypsy and ivy queens as a village enjoyed carnival capers.

Last updated 20 July 2015
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Music on the Marr is 'world's finest small festival'

Keith Donnelly photo Its organisers describe it as the world’s finest small music festival. And there’s a charm to Music on the Marr that makes you understand why.

Last updated 20 July 2015
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Pensioner, 70, faces £13,500 benefits fraud trial

A pensioner has entered not guilty pleas to an alleged benefit fraud which prosecutors say netted him more than £13,000 over five years.

Last updated 20 July 2015
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Dr and the Medics headline bigger Aspatria Music festival

Aspatria festival photo The biggest Aspatria Music Festival yet proved to be the perfect cure for a wet weekend.

Last updated 20 July 2015
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Carlisle turned into music city for weekend

Carlisle Music City photo Top bands were a hit as they played in a series of free open-air gigs. Acts including from mylittlebrother and Hardwicke Circus were among 19 bands which starred in Carlisle Music City.

Last updated 20 July 2015
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Woman in court in connection with window fall

A woman has denied causing grievous bodily harm after another woman fell from a first floor window.

Last updated 20 July 2015
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Carlisle boy, 9, ignores heart condition to raise cash for poorly children

Kieren Bain photo A sport-mad young boy with a heart condition has put his own health concerns aside to help other poorly children.

Last updated 20 July 2015
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Charity hands block of flats back to landlord after fatal fire

Whitehaven flats photo A charity based in a block of flats where a man died following a blaze will not move any of its tenants back into the building.

Last updated 20 July 2015
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