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Sunday, 25 January 2015

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Man calls on Cumbrians to help keep tribute to wife

Peter Nelson photo A grieving man is calling on the thousands of people who have backed a cross he erected in tribute to his wife to help in his fight to keep it in place.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Carlisle woman invites pop star Sam Smith to her wedding

Josie Baxter photo Nevermind Gary Barlow – Sam Smith is the one for bride-to-be Josie Baxter, who has been a die-hard fan from the start.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Potential Cumbrian site for centre for victims of sex abuse

Penrith hospital photo A new centre where victims of sexual assault can seek specialist help and examination could be based near Penrith Hospital.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Man accused of sex assaults in Carlisle and Asia

A man will appear before a judge next month accused of five sexual assaults alleged to have taken place in Carlisle and south east Asia.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Cheapest fuel prices in Cumbria revealed

The average family in Cumbria is now spending £50 a month less on fuel than they were six months ago – but experts believe this is probably as good as it will get. (5 comments)

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Carlisle bouncers could get body-mounted cameras

David Sellars photo Security on pub and club doors in Carlisle could be tightened up thanks to a new set of eyes on the job. (10 comments)

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Cumbrian pubs urge drinkers not to stay away during January

Richard Weir photo Breweries and bars are fighting back against Dry January by encouraging people to try something new – Tryanuary.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Cumbrian man denies hammer attack

A man arriving at a friend’s flat in Maryport was attacked by somebody wielding a hammer, a jury heard.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Women admit claiming thousands in benefits fraud

Two women have been prosecuted after fraudulently claiming thousands of pounds in benefits.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Carlisle soldier found wife in bed with another man

jamesvickersfgfggf A serving soldier who planned to give up his Army career to rebuild his marriage turned violent when he arrived home to find his wife in bed with another man.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Two-day Western Lakes Film Festival to be held this summer

Gerard Richardson photo A new film festival is to be held this summer – complete with five cinema screens, including one open-air.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Delays to meningitis vaccine 'costing lives' claims Carlisle dad

Mike Story photo A man whose daughter was left disabled after contracting meningitis says it is “outrageous” that a long-awaited vaccine is still not available despite being licensed.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Plea for more to join Big Sleep to help keep elderly warm

Big Sleep photo A rallying cry has gone out for more people to sign up to an outdoor sleepover that will help the elderly keep warm this winter.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Longtown councillors to debate allotment tenancies

Allotment holders in Longtown could see new rules come into force if parish leaders decide to keep on a tenant who has moved out of the parish.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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MP to chair Cumbrian artist of year award panel

Rory Stewart photo Organisers of the inaugural Cumbrian Artist of the Year Award have appointed a chairman to their selection panel.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Taxi driver suspended after not securing wheelchair in cab

John Scott Kennedy photo A taxi driver has been suspended for two months after putting the life of a disabled woman at risk when he failed to strap her wheelchair into the back of his cab.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Job losses possible at chemicals plant says owner

A consultation is continuing into the future of 72 jobs at a Cumbrian chemicals plant.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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Cumbria special constable admits fraud and theft

An award-winning special constable who has been policing streets in Cumbria for more than 35 years pleaded guilty to a string of fraud and theft offences this morning.

Last updated 21 January 2015
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Hostel for homeless ex-soldiers approved by council

A hostel for homeless ex-soldiers has been given the go-ahead.

Last updated 21 January 2015
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First Allerdale taxi fare rise for five years on cards

Ray Cottier photo A hike in taxi fares is on the cards for Allerdale for the first time in five years. (6 comments)

Last updated 21 January 2015
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