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Distraught Cumbrian family in plea to catch cat killers

Poisoned cat photo A heartbroken family is appealing for information after their beloved pet cats were poisoned.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Cumbrian accountant fined £10,000 for making false VAT claim

A well-respected chartered accountant’s 40-year career is in ‘tatters’ after he admitted trying to make false VAT claim for more than £10,000.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Cumbria police hunt attacker who left man for dead after beating

ptshowinjuries Police say this man was left for dead in an unprovoked attack, suffering injuries so severe they could have led to a murder investigation.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Dramatic X Factor success for Carlisle singer's band Only The Young

Mikey Bromley photo Singer Mikey Bromley from Carlisle is just one step away from The X Factor finals.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Woman fined £380 for failing to clean up after dog

Allerdale council chiefs have reaffirmed their zero-tolerance stance against dog fouling after a woman was fined £380 for failing to clean up after her pet.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Hunt for firestarter in Carlisle

A hunt was underway today for a firestarter believed to be a responsible for a series of blazes.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Carlisle Castle to be torched at city fireshow

Fireshow photo Carlisle Castle’s fortress walls will go up in flames as a barrage of explosives are fired.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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We'll fight plans for three wind turbines, say Cumbrian campaigners

Wind turbine photo Campaigners have vowed to fight plans for three new wind turbines.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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We’re not mourning Dom, we are having a four-day festival

Dominic Loftus photo As a family prepares to mark one year since the death of their loved one, they have pledged to spend it celebrating – not mourning.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Northern Fells Group founder and chairman retires

Dr Jim Cox photo The founder and chairman of Northern Fells Group has retired, leaving behind a charity that has “done more than he ever hoped”.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Cumbrian pensioner spent six weeks living in car in London in bid to recover life savings

Bernie Short photo A pensioner spent six weeks living in his car in London as he made a desperate attempt to recover his life savings from a scheme now being examined by the Serious Fraud Office.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Tributes to Cumbria crash tragedy teenager

Josh Wilson photo Grieving relatives of a Cumbrian teenager who died in a motorbike crash have said they are "very proud" he decided to help others by becoming an organ donor.

Last updated 28 September 2014
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Missing ex-England rugby league international found safe and well

Stephen Holgate photo A former England rugby league international player who went missing sparked a police search mission which lasted more than 24 hours.

Last updated 27 September 2014
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Jealous thug's vicious attack on woman in front of their toddler

A thug launched a “wicked” attack on his partner in front of their two-year-old child, strangling her so hard she feared she would die.

Last updated 27 September 2014
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Man battling terminal cancer to marry soul-mate next week

Alison Sharpe and Rod Smith photo A man battling terminal cancer will marry his soul-mate next week after being told by doctors to hold the wedding as soon as possible.

Last updated 27 September 2014
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Protest campaign launched against nuclear power station near Sellafield

Moorside protest photo A protest campaign has been launched against plans for a new nuclear power station.

Last updated 27 September 2014
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Pop star and pupils lead way in World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Coffee morning photo Pop star Lee Brennan dished up coffee and cake as he led Cumbria’s charge in a tasty fundraiser.

Last updated 27 September 2014
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Woman used stiletto shoe as weapon in nightclub attack

Penrith nightclub photo A judge has aimed scathing criticism at a nightspot where a young mum attacked another woman by using her shoe as a weapon.

Last updated 27 September 2014
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One-way traffic returns after Taste Cumbria festival

Cockermouth's Main Street will return to one-way traffic after this weekend’s festival which hopes to attract tens of thousands of food-lovers.

Last updated 27 September 2014
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Nightclub to close; owner wants to build flats on site

Peter Watson photo News that a popular nightclub is to close has sparked a flood of opinions about how the shutdown will affect a town. (4 comments)

Last updated 27 September 2014
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