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Friday, 30 January 2015

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Cumbrian pensioner’s £2,500 power bill has left her ‘wanting to give in’

Annie Graham photo A woman who has paid more than £2,500 in a year for her electricity says the stress of her rocketing bills has left her feeling depressed and just wanting to give up.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Dad of missing Carlisle man pleads for him to come home

Caspar Capel photo A father has made a desperate plea for his son to come home 17 days after he went missing.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Hazardous conditions force Cumbria school closures

Treacherous road conditions mean children in parts of Cumbria will get a second day off school.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Cumbria dog attacks probed by police

Police are investigating suspected dog attacks in which sheep were killed.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Carlisle Utd on brink of new owners deal

Carlisle Utd badge A change in the ownership of Carlisle United is only months away, according to the businessman attempting to buy into the club.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Boy, 16, in 2am knife threat outside Carlisle shop

A teenager has admitted brandishing a large kitchen knife at a delivery driver outside a Carlisle store during confrontation in the early hours of the morning.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Fraud woman given jail warning by Carlisle judge

A woman has been warned she could be jailed after admitting fraud.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Cumbria's RNLI crews rescued 103 people last year

lifeboatr1 More than 100 people were rescued by Cumbria’s lifeboat crews last year.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Six-month freeze on taxi fare rises in Allerdale

Taxi fares in Allerdale will not go up in the next six months.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Eden council aiming to protect services - but it does mean tax rise

Gordon Nicholson photo Vital council services have been saved in Eden, it has been claimed, as the council prepares to approve its budget.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Snow pictures from around Cumbria

dg snowpic Here are a few pictures featuring snow scenes from around Cumbria.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Toddler airlifted to hospital in Carlisle

Heavy snow forced a Royal Navy helicopter to intervene when an ambulance got stuck on its way to treat an unconscious toddler.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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New permanent headteacher appointed at Cockermouth School

Cockermouth School has named a new headteacher to take over the post with immediate effect.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Carlisle United fan attacked with knife before game

A Carlisle United fan who has Asperger’s Syndrome and autism was attacked with a knife before a match.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Schools shut amid traffic chaos in snow-hit Cumbria

January snow photo Schools closed and traffic was at a standstill in Carlisle as snow hits Cumbria. (11 comments)

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Cumbria warned of more snow

Cumbria is being warned that more snow is expected to hit the county.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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DIY woman chased boyfriend down Carlisle street with hammer

Trinity School photo A woman chased her boyfriend with a hammer in the street after a row over DIY turned nasty.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Schools league table results published

The number of secondary schools considered to be under-performing has doubled in the wake of a major overhaul of the exams system, official figures show.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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New bus services for Egremont

Four new bus services are being launched in west Cumbria on Monday.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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£21m cash boost for Cumbria

George Beveridge  photo The Port of Workington has been “future-proofed” thanks to major planned investment in a Government deal that will inject nearly £21 million into Cumbria’s economy.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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