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Saturday, 26 July 2014

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Cumbria council deputy leader dies

Cumbria County Council photo The deputy leader of Cumbria County Council has died after suffering a suspected massive stroke.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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£12m Carlisle school proposal clears final hurdle

Harraby campus graphic THE creation of a £12m school and community campus in Carlisle has cleared its final hurdle.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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Don't fret - Maryport blues festival headliner loses guitar

af eric 267 2 MARYPORT Blues Festival got off to a tense start when headliner Eric Sardinas lost his guitar.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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Jessie J: I'll deliver gig to remember in Carlisle

Jessie J photo Pop sensation Jessie J has said she is ready to give everything on stage when she returns to Carlisle to play a much-hyped show at the racecourse.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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Workers blacklisted by Sellafield-based construction firms in compensation claim

WORKERS “blacklisted” by construction companies based at Sellafield are part of a multi-million-pound compensation claim.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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New Last Zebra bar opens in Carlisle city centre

Last Zebra bar photo One of Carlisle’s most popular bars and eateries reopens today with a new name and a new look.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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Blood donor session halted as people fall ill in heat

A BLOOD donor session was halted after seven people took ill as temperatures rocketed to 29C.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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Hedgehogs save fish in west Cumbrian pond

af hedge 267 1 AN ANGLING club has joined forces with the Environment Agency to save under-threat fish – by using hedgehogs.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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Cumbrian man cleared of heroin dealing charge

A MAN has been cleared of being involved in heroin dealing.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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Joanna Lumley backs campaign against Scottish independence

Joanna Lumley photo Actress Joanna Lumley is backing a Cumbria-led campaign against Scottish independence.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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Disgraced Wigton truck firm boss ordered to pay back £500,000

ptwilliamrosssss A DISGRACED truck firm boss has been ordered to pay back £500,000 of illegally-earned cash.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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£1.80-an-hour on-street parking charges approved for Whitehaven

CONTROVERSIAL on-street parking charges for Whitehaven have been approved.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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Cornet shines at Langholm Common Riding

ptdaleirvingggg LANGHOLM Cornet Dale Irving lived up to all expectations when he led nearly 200 horses around the boundaries on Common Riding day.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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Cumbrian charity cyclist lucky to be alive after hit and run

A west Cumbrian cyclist says he is lucky to be alive after being flung from his bike in a hit-and-run.

Last updated 26 July 2014
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Carlisle's Civic Centre could be knocked down

Civic centre photo Carlisle's Civic Centre could be flattened to clear the way for a massive shopping development. (57 comments)

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Ex-company boss must pay back £500,000 proceeds of crime

William Ross photo A haulage boss who conspired with others in a major tachograph scam has been told to pay back £500,000.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Porn addict spared jail for child sex abuse images

Keith Bell photo A pornography addict who downloaded hundreds of images of children being sexually abused has walked free from court.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Concerns persist over closure of Carlisle community hospital

Carlisle reiver House photo A politician remains concerned about the closure of Carlisle’s community hospital, despite reassurances from health bosses.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Carlisle council to look at ways of easing parking meters pain

Colin Glover photo Senior city councillors are looking at how they can reduce fees in their car parks to help ease the pain of new on-street charges when they come into force.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Cannabis worth £300,000 found in man's car near Carlisle

A motorist caught transporting cannabis worth more than £300,000 along the M6 near Carlisle has been told he faces an inevitable jail sentence.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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