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Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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Toilet block valued at £120,000 to be sold by council for £1

Martin Pugmire photo A toilet block valued at £120,000 has been sold for just £1 – to help solve a town’s affordable housing crisis.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Carlisle mayor beats fear of heights to abseil down Civic Centre

Carlisle mayor abseil photo Not even a fear of heights could stop the Mayor of Carlisle from abseiling down the Civic Centre to raise money for a host of good causes.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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45 people evacuated from bus after fire breaks out

Forty-five people were evacuated from a bus after it caught fire this morning.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Carlisle team fourth in national Great British Pub Quiz

Carlisle pub quiz team photo A Carlisle pub quiz team came close to being crowned the best of British.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Thousands flock to Cockermouth for Taste Cumbria festival

Peter Sidwell photo Dishes were served up by a Michelin-starred chef as thousands thronged a town to sample Cumbria’s finest foods.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Friends set up website to help Cumbrians with coeliac disease

Coeliac website photo Having been best friends since school, Karen Woodford and Kay Harrison already had a lot in common.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Plan for new Carlisle church primary school warmly welcomed

Crindledyke school leaflet photo Response to the proposed creation of a new church primary school has been ‘very positive’ say those behind the plans.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Major roadworks on A66 near Workington

A major road through Cumbria will be closed overnight as part of a resurfacing project.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Royal Marine puts career on line after driving 'like an idiot'

A young Royal Marine put his career at risk by driving dangerously on a north Cumbrian road to impress his friends.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Developer revives plans for housing near west Cumbrian harbour

Woods Harbour photo Plans for a housing development which caused controversy have been revived.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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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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