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Vandals may have put end to racing on speedway track this year

Speedway photo Vandals have torched a building and caused thousands of pounds worth of damage at Workington's Northside speedway training track.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Man cleared of falsely imprisoning ex-girlfriend

A man accused of assaulting and imprisoning his former girlfriend at his home has been acquitted by a jury.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Drugs probe police appeal for help to find man

John Atkinson photo A man police want to speak to in connection with drug offences is believed to be in the Egremont area.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Police found heroin at home of man with 56 previous drugs convictions

Carlisle Crown Court   photo A man with a string of previous drugs convictions was caught with heroin worth thousands of pounds after police raided his home.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Horrified owner speaks out after dogs poisoned on farm

Stephen Finn photo A distraught pet owner says it is ‘totally sickening’ that six of his dogs were deliberately poisoned – and one has tragically died.

Last updated 28 August 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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Extra police on bank holiday weekend patrol

Justin Bibby photo Extra police will patrol Cumbria’s nightlife hotspots during this weekend’s key Bank Holiday drinking times.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Cumbrian wildlife park welcomes third new zebra foal

Zebra foal photo A late summer arrival saw an extra set of stripes appear in the zebra paddock at an animal attraction.

Last updated 28 August 2015
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Crash partially blocks Cumbrian road

Two cars collided on the A66 between Crossthwaite roundabout and the B5289 junction.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Hundreds pay final respects to Longtown's Mikey Wolfe, 10

Mikey Wolfe photo A town came to a standstill in tribute to a 10-year-old boy who died after being hit by a tractor.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Carlisle police appeal after youth seen running away from major blaze

Warehouse fire photo Police investigating a suspected arson attack in Carlisle say that they cannot rule out further arrests.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Extra cash to tackle problems faced by Cumbria's LGBT pupils

A charity based in Cumbria has received a boost as it continues to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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'Lowest of the low' accusation after thieves steal from Bill Barker's grave

Bill Barker grave photo The widow of floods hero policeman Bill Barker says thieves who targeted his gravestone “knew exactly” whose resting place they were stealing from.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Whitehaven's Gaiety Cinema to reopen permanently

Whitehaven Gaiety photo Whitehaven's Gaiety Cinema will reopen permanently, managers have confirmed.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Police probe street attack on woman in Carlisle

A woman was thrown to the ground by a man as she walked down the street.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Farmfoods given consent for supermarket at Carlisle's Shaddongate

farmfoods photo Controversial plans to build a new city supermarket have finally been given the go ahead. (7 comments)

Last updated 27 August 2015
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'I was trying to restrain not imprison ex-girlfriend', Carlisle court told

A man has told a jury that he did not imprison a former girlfriend during a highly-charged incident between the pair.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Teenage motorist caught in Carlisle nearly three times drink-drive limit

Kieran Richard Mitchinson photo A young soldier has been given a two-year driving ban after he was caught behind the wheel of his Peugeot car while over the limit.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Suspected arson attack on historic mansion branded ‘heritage crime’

Ewanrigg hall photo A fire which has destroyed much of an historic west Cumbrian mansion has been branded “shocking” by a national heritage group.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Cumbria Police issue warning over drink ahead of Bank Holiday

Police have issued an alcohol warning ahead of the Bank Holiday this weekend.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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Rescue team’s plea after fell-top equipment scattered on peak

The man in charge of a mountain rescue team has urged people not to use their special stretcher boxes.

Last updated 27 August 2015
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