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Thursday, 30 July 2015

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Rugby World Cup taken to new heights - the summit of Cumbrian peak

World Cup on Scafell photo These people have tackled one of Britain’s toughest challenges, all in the name of rugby.

Last updated 30 July 2015
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Knicker sales to soar ahead of Tom Jones concert in Carlisle?

Ann Summers photo Sales of knickers are expected to soar when Sir Tom Jones and his entourage arrive in Carlisle.

Last updated 30 July 2015
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Sellafield's nuclear waste may power future space missions

Tim Tinsley photo Radioactive waste from Sellafield could be used as a fuel to power a new generation of space missions.

Last updated 30 July 2015
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Missing man from Brampton located

A missing 45-year-old man from Brampton who sparked a police alert has been found.

Last updated 30 July 2015
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Planning go-ahead for new £20m Workington Academy school

A new £20 million academy school can be built in Workington.

Last updated 30 July 2015
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Cash secured for £33m schools and sports campus

Whitehaven campus graphic SLIDESHOW A £33 million schools and sports scheme has taken a huge step forward.

Last updated 30 July 2015
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Cumbria's new countywide CCTV system goes live today

CCTV photo Cumbria's chief constable says the county’s new cutting-edge £2.5 million CCTV network will deter criminals.

Last updated 30 July 2015
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Vinyl records blow for Kendal Calling star act Grandmaster Flash

Grandmaster Flash Hip-hop legend Grandmaster Flash, who is due to appear at Kendal Calling, lost crates of irreplaceable vintage vinyl when a valet gave his car away to the wrong man.

Last updated 29 July 2015
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Woman in hospital after serious M6 crash

A woman motorcylist has been taken to hospital with "serious" injuries after a crash on the M6 which closed the busy road in both directions.

Last updated 29 July 2015
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West Cumbrian man in court for trying to kiss teenage boy

A man has admitted a charge of common assault after trying to kiss a boy in a Cumbrian town centre.

Last updated 29 July 2015
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Workington man admits scrap metal charges

A MAN was given a prison sentence after admitting charges of handling stolen goods and theft.

Last updated 29 July 2015
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Staff asked to give up toasters and kettles to reduce fire risk at Carlisle hospital

Cumberland Infirmary photo Bosses are so concerned about the risk of fire at Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary they have asked some staff to give up their toasters and kettles.

Last updated 29 July 2015
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£1m cash boost for sports facilities in Carlisle

tennis photo More than £1 million is to be pumped into developing state-of-the-art sports facilities in Carlisle.

Last updated 29 July 2015
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Fears over Carlisle court's ability to cope if west Cumbria magistrates closed

Questions have been raised over a Carlisle court’s ability to cope if an influx of cases are transferred from Workington. (2 comments)

Last updated 29 July 2015
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Social worker recruits swell Cumbria's ranks

Cumbria is recruiting up to 20 new and trainee social workers this autumn.

Last updated 29 July 2015
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Young adventurers scale heights to help nurses' trust

Cavellers photo Young adventurers overcame blisters, mosquito bites and itchy World War One uniforms to conquer 42 peaks and 66 miles – but their journey is only just beginning.

Last updated 29 July 2015
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Saucy show backed by Cumbrian firms

Le Haggis photo One of the sauciest shows at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe is being supported by two Cumbrian firms.

Last updated 29 July 2015
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Doorman assaulted by man he had thrown out of Carlisle nightclub

A man assaulted a bouncer after being thrown out of a nightspot.

Last updated 29 July 2015
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Rise in number waiting longer for cancer tests at north Cumbria hospitals

Ultrasound scan photo Hospital chiefs have reported a significant decrease in the number of patients who are getting their first cancer tests within six weeks.

Last updated 29 July 2015
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Houses without water in rural Cumbrian village

United Utilities is investigating a problem at Penton, near Longtown, where some customers have no water.

Last updated 29 July 2015
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