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Wigton's Innovia staff to be consulted over strike ballot

Innovia Films photo A threat of industrial action is hanging over one of north Cumbria’s biggest employers.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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Carlisle man charged after £90K drugs seizure

A Carlisle man has appeared in court after police seized drugs worth about £90,000.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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Visiting times change at Cockermouth Hospital

A community hospital is changing its visiting times so staff have more time to support the families of their patients.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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Bank manager stops man being scammed for second time

A vigilant bank manager stopped a man being ripped off by conmen in Spain after they targeted him twice in the same scam.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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West Cumbrian school to be financial education centre of excellence

West Lakes Academy photo Students at a west Cumbrian school will soon be learning about personal finance.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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Solar park firm to appeal planning rejection decision

A developer behind plans for a solar farm on the edge of Workington plans to appeal against the decision to throw out the proposal.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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Police probe after yobs smash seating at rugby stadium

Kevin O Yobs caused damage at a rugby ground after forcing their way through security fences to smash stadium seats.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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Tributes to Cumbrian dad who died after flat fire

Grant Alexander Flynn photo Tributes have been paid to a devoted dad who died following a flat fire in Whitehaven last week.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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Cumbria council invites almost 2,000 staff to apply for voluntary redundancy

Anita Timperon photo Cash-strapped Cumbria County Council has written to almost2,000 of its employees inviting them to apply for voluntary redundancy.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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Workington's Tata Steel lands £20m Sellafield contract

Workington's Tata Steel is set to secure a deal with Sellafield worth about £20 million.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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Stagecoach making changes to bus routes across Carlisle

Michael Sanderson photo A bus service taking patients to a busy clinic is being axed – with low passenger numbers and congestion being blamed. (32 comments)

Last updated 15 May 2015
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Animal porn man caught due to computer scam - court

A man who downloaded “extreme porn” featuring animals handed himself into police after falling victim to a computer scam.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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Three jailed for 15 years for Carlisle vigilante attack

Shaun Dixon photo Three men have been jailed for a total of nearly 15 years after a man lost part of his finger in a revenge vigilante gang attack with a rock and knuckle duster.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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One lane of the M6 closed following accident

One lane of the M6 has been closed following an accident on the northbound carriageway.

Last updated 15 May 2015
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Better but still room for improvement at care home, says watchdog

Harriets photo A care home which has been under the spotlight for the past six months has been told it still needs to make improvements.

Last updated 14 May 2015
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Eden council leader stepping down

Gordon Nicolson photo The leader of Eden council has announced he is to step down.

Last updated 14 May 2015
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Carlisle woman caught hiding drugs in freezer

A woman was caught storing drugs in her freezer during a police raid.

Last updated 14 May 2015
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Cumbrian police chase burglar jailed

A burglar who led police on a dramatic high speed police pursuit through Cumbria has been jailed for four years.

Last updated 14 May 2015
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Carlisle MP demands resignation over failing children's services

ptjohnstevensonelection Pressure is growing on the politician in charge of Cumbria’s failing children’s services department to resign.

Last updated 14 May 2015
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Four years for industrial strength cocaine dealer

A drug dealer caught with import-strength cocaine in Cumbria has been jailed for four years.

Last updated 14 May 2015
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