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Thursday, 29 January 2015

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Schools shut amid traffic chaos in snow-hit Cumbria

January snow photo Schools have closed and traffic is at a standstill in Carlisle as snow hits Cumbria.

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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Comedian Paddy McGuinness announces Carlisle gig

Paddy McGuinness One of the country’s most popular comedians Paddy McGuinness has just announced he is to appear at Carlisle's Sands Centre.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Snow pictures from around Cumbria

dc snowplus2 Here are a few pictures featuring snow scenes from around Cumbria.

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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£21m cash boost for Cumbria

Four new Cumbrian schemes are set to go ahead thanks to major planned investment.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Snow predicted to hit Cumbria

Snowy cathedral Cumbria County Council is warning people that they should only travel if absolutely necessary, especially in the south and west of the county due to dangerous conditions caused by high winds and snow.

Last updated 28 January 2015
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Cases of drink-drivers involved in crashes rises in latest Cumbria crackdown

mattkennerleyfggg THE percentage of people being caught drink-driving fell during the latest crackdown in Cumbria – but the number of cases involving crashes went up.

Last updated 28 January 2015
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People-power wins as Cumbrian housing scheme ditched

bridekirkdfdf People-power has forced a rethink on a proposed housing development in a Cumbrian village.

Last updated 28 January 2015
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Living hell as cockroaches infest Carlisle flats

bugseastfdggffg002 People have been left living with cockroaches after the pests infested a block of flats.

Last updated 28 January 2015
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Death at Cumbrian care home investigated by coroner

The death of an elderly man at a Workington care home will be investigated by a coroner.

Last updated 28 January 2015
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Man shouted racist abuse in row with Carlisle neighbour

A dispute over allegedly loud music has landed a neighbour in court accused of yelling racial abuse.

Last updated 28 January 2015
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Cumbria police must have redesign to survive

Jerry Graham photo Cumbria's chief constable says the county force must “redesign itself” in the face of plunging officer numbers – but warned that a merger would be worse. (2 comments)

Last updated 28 January 2015
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Dozens of operations cancelled at Carlisle hospital

Cumberland Infirmary photo Dozens of operations have been cancelled as the norovirus outbreak stretches resources to their limits at the Cumberland Infirmary. (15 comments)

Last updated 28 January 2015
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Carlisle parking space for sale - for £10,000

Lanes parkng space photo A property auction firm is to sell one of the most unusual lots it has ever dealt with – a parking space. (5 comments)

Last updated 28 January 2015
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Ex Aquarium boss accused of taking £115,000 admits theft

Pamela Gradon photo A former manager of Maryport’s Lake District Coast Aquarium has admitted stealing "a significant sum" of money from its owner.

Last updated 27 January 2015
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Unions call off NHS strike

A strike by NHS staff due to have taken place on Thursday has been cancelled.

Last updated 27 January 2015
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Three-car crash closes main road in Cumbrian town

A three-car crash led to Lowther Street in Whitehaven being blocked.

Last updated 27 January 2015
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Italians set up authentic pizza stall in Carlisle market

Romana pizza One of Carlisle’s newest businesses was set up after its owners enjoyed its ‘good vibes’ and decided to move from Newcastle to start the venture.

Last updated 27 January 2015
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The Harry Redfern pub bucking the trend in Carlisle

Cumberland Inn photo Harry Redfern shaped Cumbria’s social life. As chief architect with the State Management Scheme, Redfern designed 15 pubs in Carlisle and the surrounding area during the 1920s and 30s.

Last updated 27 January 2015
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