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Cumbria crime panel backs council tax increase plan

Richard Rhodes photo The watchdog overseeing the work of Cumbria's crime commissioner has backed his plan to raise the police part of council tax.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Cumbrian rail staff to strike for a third time

Staff on a historic rail line are preparing to strike for a third time.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Beware of diamond fraud calls, warn Cumbria Police

Police are warning people to be wary of telephone scams after recent diamond fraud calls.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Bingo and beer as Carlisle club calls last orders

Social club photo Legs eleven, all the fives, and two fat ladies... the famous phrases were called for one final time yesterday, as one of Carlisle’s oldest social clubs prepares to close its doors.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Wealthy peer funds Labour to help unseat Tories in Carlisle

Lee Sherriff photo A wealthy former Lib Dem peer has given £10,000 to Labour to help unseat Carlisle’s Conservative MP. (38 comments)

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Cumbrian postcode with fewest burglaries revealed

A Cumbrian postcode has been named as among the places residents are least likely to suffer a burglary. (4 comments)

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Surreal moment for Collabro's Matt as he arrives in Carlisle

Collabro photo It was a surreal moment for former shop assistant Matthew Pagan as he arrived in Carlisle ahead of a UK tour.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Car park plan due to success of Cumbrian farm shop

Cranstons shop photo A farm shop business is proving so successful its owners need more parking.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Cumbrian hostel manager allays neighbours' fears

Rachel Holliday  photo The director of the group behind plans to open a hostel for ex-soldiers is assuring worried residents they have nothing to fear. (2 comments)

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Major names to appear at Maryport Blues festival

Sandi Thom  photo The line-up for this year’s Maryport Blues festival is almost finalised.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Dog suffers horrific injuries in attack on Carlisle street

Lee Poyser photo These are the horrific injuries suffered by a family pet after it was bitten by another dog on a Carlisle street. (14 comments)

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Date set for owls to leave Cumbrian castle

Owls photo A date has been set for the World Owl Trust to leave its current home in west Cumbria.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Shop celebrates 10 years of spicing up Carlisle

Spicy Carlisle photo The authentic smell of Indian spice enticed punters to a corner of Carlisle for a bite to eat.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Roadworks on two major Cumbrian routes

Motorists travelling through west Cumbria are being warned to be aware of two sets of roadworks taking place this week.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Cumbrian man's death threats after marriage break-up

A drunk man turned up at his father-in-law’s house shouting: “I’m going to kill everyone”.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Family pay tribute to veteran killed in Cumbrian crash

Brian Rooney photo The family of a British Legion stalwart from Egremont who was killed in a car crash have paid tribute to a "very special man".

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Carlisle United fan injured in Bury fight

A Cumbrian man was injured in a fight just minutes before Carlisle United’s weekend kick-off.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Sickness means ward ban on children remains at Carlisle hospital

Cumberland Infirmary photo A norovirus outbreak is continuing to put pressure on Carlisle’s hospital.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Fire in wildlife charity shop in Egremont

A bag of clothes left outside Knoxwood Wildlife Rescue Trust charity shop was set alight at 2am.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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