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Thursday, 31 July 2014

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Sea trials for innovative boat that could lead to more jobs

Windfarms boat photo More jobs could be on the cards following the launch of an innovative vessel used to carry crews servicing off-shore windfarms.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Pilot scheme aims to tackle threat of bullying and stress in schools

Anne Burns photo More than 2,200 pupils in 13 schools across north Cumbria will be among the first to benefit from a new £500,000 initiative which aims to boost their mental health and improve how they cope with stress and worry.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Devil's Porridge Museum to open today

Richard Brodie photo A £1 million museum telling the story of a massive munitions works that helped win World War One is to be unveiled.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Staffing crisis eased at Cumbrian acute hospital

Les Morgan photo A recruitment crisis at a Cumbrian hospital has been relieved as bosses have filled immediate staffing gaps.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Cash for children’s mental health project in Cumbria

Dr Sara Munro photo A bid for £400,000 to improve access to emotional support and psychological therapies for children and young people has been successful.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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'Shadow' town council to be set up in Penrith

Gordon Nicolson  photo Residents in Penrith say they’d like a town council to look after their interests.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Samaritans branch facing closure unless volunteers come forward

David Earley photo A crisis charity has warned it will close unless volunteers come forward to help run it.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Senior police officer who lied to get promotion jailed

Michael Martin photo A high-ranking police officer who lied on his CV to land a string of top jobs during his 26-year career has been jailed.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Carlisle teen inspired to sing by Jessie J meets her idol

Jessie J photo A young girl, inspired to sing by pop star Jessie J following the death of her mum, has finally met her idol.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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West Coast Mainline reopen after trespass incident

The West Coast Mainline between Carlisle and Lancaster has reopened following a "trespass incident".

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Rail union protests over changes to train network

Carlisle rail station photo Campaigners are setting up stalls outside railway stations across Cumbria as part of protests against changes to the train network.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Doctors gave men life-saving treatment at scene of road crash

Theo Weston photo Two men seriously hurt in a dramatic crash on one of Cumbria’s busiest roads were given life-saving treatment by doctors at the roadside.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Medics could have done more to help crash driver, court told

Peter Hayward photo Medical staff could have done more to help a lorry driver who was injured in a serious crash and died weeks later, a court has heard.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Tributes to Carlisle woman who died days after her 26th birthday

Sam Don photo Emotional tributes have poured in for a young Carlisle woman whose courage in the face of terminal illness was truly inspirational. (16 comments)

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Cumbrian man in court for chopping up fallen tree

A man has landed in court for chopping up a fallen tree for firewood.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Man accused of making threat to kill woman

The case against a man accused of threatening to kill a woman went ahead without him at Carlisle Crown Court – because a video link from Durham Prison was not working.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Shop to close after 30 years in Carlisle city centre

Mothercare photo Another Carlisle shop is set to close, after three decades in the city centre.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Three in Carlisle court charged with conspiring to supply cocaine

Three people have appeared in court following the seizure of cocaine worth £35,000 in Carlisle.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Rise in deaths and serious injuries on Cumbria's roads

Cumbria is among the three worst performing areas in the UK when it comes to reductions in the number of people killed or seriously injured on roads last year.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Three car crash closes main Cumbrian route

The A596 at Micklethwaite, near Wigton, was closed temporarily this evening because of a crash.

Last updated 29 July 2014
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