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Thursday, 18 December 2014

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New centre piece created for same-sex weddings at Gretna

Gretna anvil photo A NEW anvil in the Famous Blacksmiths Shop wedding venue at Gretna Green has been dedicated to gay couples.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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New 'affordable' homes plan for Longtown

Cumbria's biggest social landlord has unveiled plans to build 13 new “affordable” homes in Longtown.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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Delay in west Cumbria hospital hand-over

West Cumberland Hospital photo Health chiefs are to take over west Cumbria’s new hospital a month later than expected – but it will still be open to patients in April.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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New academy school will create brighter future for education

Tracy Stainton photo One of the women leading plans for a new secondary school in Workington says efforts have “now turned a corner” towards helping create a brighter future for education in the town.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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England football youngster jailed by Carlisle court for drug dealing

A teenage drug dealer who once represented England at junior football level has been jailed for more than three years.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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Work starts on new £11.3m leisure centre

Workington leisure centre photo Work has started on Workington’s long-awaited £11.3 million leisure centre.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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Carlisle city centre shop to close next month

Another shop is to close its doors in Carlisle city centre.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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Stone-throwing yobs target home in Cumbrian street

Police say a house has been persistently targeted by a gang of youths throwing stones.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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Sellafield lab workers strike in pay dispute

More than 30 Sellafield lab workers are to strike today after rejecting a pay offer from the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL).

Last updated 18 December 2014
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Pensioner injured in collision with car

A pensioner pedestrian suffered a fractured shoulder in a collision with a car.

Last updated 18 December 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Carlisle singer enjoys fun day out with youngsters at Disneyland Paris

Only the Young photo It was a truly magical time for a set of underprivileged youngsters as they joined Carlisle singer Mikey Bromley at Disneyland Paris.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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Car found in search for murder accused missing pensioner

John Michael Parry photo Police searching for a missing pensioner accused of murdering his wife have found his car.

Last updated 17 December 2014
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Cumbria police appeal after man attacked on street

Police are appealing for information after a 36-year-old man was attacked on a Cumbrian street.

Last updated 17 December 2014
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Main town centre road closed after water main burst

A water main burst has closed a main road in Workington town centre.

Last updated 17 December 2014
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Cumbrian woman with £58,000 in bank fiddled benefits

A woman who illegally claimed more than £24,000 in benefits has been rapped by a court.

Last updated 17 December 2014
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Carlisle man charged with seven fraud offences

A Carlisle man has been remanded in custody accused of seven offences of fraud involving £25,000.

Last updated 17 December 2014
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Cash boost for Lakeland Rowing Club

Lakeland rowing photo A small sports club has been given £10,000 by a Cumbrian charity.

Last updated 17 December 2014
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Call for hospital bosses to resign ‘no surprise’ says Cumbrian MP

Hospital petition photo Thousands of signatures calling for hospital trust bosses to quit is “no surprise” as the community feels “profound betrayal”.

Last updated 17 December 2014
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Carlisle pub regulars get in festive spirit to help hospice children

Carlisle pub santas photo Ho ho ho! These Santas are all up for a laugh! They are all regulars from The Beehive on Warwick Road, Carlisle, taking part in the pub’s Super Santa Sunday.

Last updated 17 December 2014
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Carlisle ex-soldier back from Syria has panic alarm fitted to home

Jamie Read photo A former British soldier from Carlisle has had a panic alarm fitted to his home for fear of reprisals from extremists after returning from Syria where he fought against Islamic State.

Last updated 17 December 2014
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