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Police operation stops drugs getting onto music festival site

Police say an operation has stopped drugs from getting onto the site of Cumbria's Kendal Calling music festival.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Cumbria police seize 160 cars from uninsured drivers

Car towed photo More than 160 Cumbrian motorists have had their cars seized by police in a crackdown on uninsured drivers.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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NHS surgery U-turn hope for young Cumbrian girl

Isabelle Pears photo Cerebral palsy sufferer Isabelle Pears is just one step away from having life-changing surgery to help her walk.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Friends and family rally round to support brave cancer mum

Kate Fisher photo A brave mother’s years of battling cancer have so inspired her friends that they are taking to the Lakeland hills in her honour this weekend.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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West Cumbrian school rated outstanding by Ofsted

A Whitehaven school is now considered outstanding following a recent Ofsted inspection.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Diabetes diagnosis for Cumbrian boy, 10, spurs parents into action

Lewis Fell photo Young Lewis Fell’s battle with ill-health has spurred his parents into action.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Publicans shocked at collapse of Cumbrian brewery

Emma Goodman photo Shocked publicans say they have been left “gutted” by the demise of a popular brewery.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Cumbria set to fall silent to mark World War One centenary

warpicfgfggf Cumbria will fall silent as candles are lit on Monday to remember the fallen of World War One.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Drug change before dinner lady’s death in hospital - inquest

Dorothy Ross photo An inquest is underway into the death of a 75-year-old woman at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Medical reasons for crash unlikely, Carlisle court told

Peter Hayward photo A man who crashed his car into a lorry whose driver later died is “highly unlikely” to have had a medical episode behind the wheel, doctors told a court.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Met Office gives Cumbria weekend weather warning

Cumbria and the rest of north west England has been put on alert for flooding this weekend.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Sea trials for innovative boat that could lead to more jobs

Windfarms boat photo More jobs could be on the cards following the launch of an innovative vessel used to carry crews servicing off-shore windfarms.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Pilot scheme aims to tackle threat of bullying and stress in schools

Anne Burns photo More than 2,200 pupils in 13 schools across north Cumbria will be among the first to benefit from a new £500,000 initiative which aims to boost their mental health and improve how they cope with stress and worry.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Devil's Porridge Museum to open today

Richard Brodie photo A £1 million museum telling the story of a massive munitions works that helped win World War One is to be unveiled.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Staffing crisis eased at Cumbrian acute hospital

Les Morgan photo A recruitment crisis at a Cumbrian hospital has been relieved as bosses have filled immediate staffing gaps.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Cash for children’s mental health project in Cumbria

Dr Sara Munro photo A bid for £400,000 to improve access to emotional support and psychological therapies for children and young people has been successful.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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'Shadow' town council to be set up in Penrith

Gordon Nicolson  photo Residents in Penrith say they’d like a town council to look after their interests.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Samaritans branch facing closure unless volunteers come forward

David Earley photo A crisis charity has warned it will close unless volunteers come forward to help run it. (1 comment)

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Senior police officer who lied to get promotion jailed

Michael Martin photo A high-ranking police officer who lied on his CV to land a string of top jobs during his 26-year career has been jailed.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Carlisle teen inspired to sing by Jessie J meets her idol

Jessie J photo A young girl, inspired to sing by pop star Jessie J following the death of her mum, has finally met her idol.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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