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Friday, 18 April 2014

Rolling news

County above average for diabetes health checks

A new report from Diabetes UK shows the county punching above its weight on the number of free health checks for people aged 40 to 74.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Fun day for the kids

A family fun day takes place at the Maplin store in Carlisle on Easter Monday.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Take That star Gary Barlow gets support from Cumbria uni graduate

A former Cumbria university student will support Take That star Gary Barlow at his concert in Birmingham this weekend.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Power supplies restored to most homes

Supplies have been restored following an earlier power cut in Cumbria.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Missing Yorkshire man believed to be in west Cumbria

Steven Heeson photo A man missing from West Yorkshire is believed to be in either the Cockermouth or Whitehaven areas.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Flowers to commemorate World War One

POPPIES and wild flowers are being planted at a churchyard to commemorate World War One.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Most pupils land preferred Cumbrian primary school place

Cumbria County Council photo Council chiefs say most children in Cumbria will start at the primary school that was their parents’ first choice.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Police: Crooks targeting chainsaws and diesel

POLICE chiefs say crooks are targeting chainsaws and diesel in a spate of rural crime.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Diamond-tipped drill stolen from vehicle in Carlisle

Carlisle theft CCTV photo Police are appealing for information after a diamond-tipped drill was stolen from a car.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Help make Carlisle hospice garden of memories bloom

Eden hospice Katrina Sander photo Gardeners are wanted to help bring a Garden of Memories to life in Carlisle.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Cable fault leaves 500 Cumbrian premises without power

More than 500 premises in Penrith were left without electricity after a power line fault.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Police identify body found in Windermere as missing Matthew Jordan

Matthew Jordan photo Police have confirmed the body of a man found earlier today in Windermere is that of missing Matthew Jordan.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Ramblers celebrate opening of new Cumbrian coastal path

A walk has taken place to celebrate the opening of a new coastal footpath from Allonby to Whitehaven.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Health workers to vote on strike action

Health workers across Cumbria are to be balloted over plans to take industrial action, including a strike.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Lifeboat launched to assist yacht

A LIFEBOAT was launched to assist a yacht having engine difficulties near Maryport.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Boost for campaign to reduce motorbike deaths

Cumbria police today received a new Kawasaki motorbike to help promote its high-profile BikeSafe campaign.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Patients being prescribed gym sessions by doctors

A pilot project that gives discounted gym access to people with long-term medical conditions is expanding.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Demand for green energy prompts new jobs

A Cumbrian renewable energy specialist has expanded its Carlisle team to meet growing demand for green products.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Coach firm steps in ahead of Easter rail disruption

A coach operator has reassured Cumbrian travellers ahead of potential disruption to the rail network this Easter, saying it will add more seats to meet extra demand.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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Man punched teenager in face in street attack

A teenager was punched in the face during an assault in Keswick.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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