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Friday, 28 November 2014

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Carlisle man can recall days of the week back to 1801

Paul major photo A man who was bullied throughout school has built up his social life and confidence thanks to a remarkably rare talent.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Special report: Fifth anniversary of Cumbrian floods

flood photo These catastrophic images reveal the extent of the devastation reaped on Workington and Cockermouth by the 2009 floods. Taken in the aftermath, they showed west Cumbria underwater, bridges washed away and homes and businesses destroyed. (4 comments)

Last updated 20 November 2014
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£2m Carlisle football complex given the go-ahead

romefootballfggffg A new £2m football complex will open near Carlisle city centre next year, bringing with it 30 new jobs. (22 comments)

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Carlisle woman voted third most influential black person

helengrant2dffg An MP who was brought up on a Carlisle estate has been voted the third most influential black person in the UK. (11 comments)

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Bad TripAdvisor review was first by Cumbrian couple

Broadway review The couple at the centre of a row over a bad hotel review have admitted it was the first one they had ever written.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Ross Noble warming up for Carlisle gig

ross noble photo Ross Noble is a great storyteller. As long as you don’t mind not hearing the end of most of the stories he starts.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Concerns for swan in Carlisle park

swanpondfggffg There are concerns for the welfare of a swan after a fishing hook and line was spotted caught around its beak.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Ex-WWE wrestler to perform in Carlisle

A former WWE wrestler will soon be performing in Carlisle when he takes on a hometown hero.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Derelict Cumbrian factory used by criminals to become office block

A factory which had become a playground for petty criminals is set to get a new life as quality office space.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Hunt for man after theft from Carlisle supermarket

Asda CCTV photo Police have released an image of a man wanted in connection with the theft of cash from a Carlisle supermarket.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Carlisle man airlifted to hospital after crash on A69

A69 crash photo Two people remain in hospital after a lorry and a car crashed on the A69.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Cumbrian zoo boss shot sacred birds

A Cumbrian zoo boss shot a number of sacred ibis birds with a rifle after being warned he faced prosecution over their escape.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Man who scrapped Cumbrian on-street parking charges to quit

Jim Savege photo The man who made the decision to scrap planned on-street parking charges is quitting Cumbria County Council, it has emerged. (15 comments)

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Tributes to PC on fifth anniversary of Cumbrian floods

An emotional tribute has been paid to the Cumbria police officer who died in the floods, five years ago today.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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The Lanes shopping centre in Carlisle evacuated

About 5,000 shoppers and staff were evacuated from The Lanes shopping centre due to a faulty system.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Council tax could rise after parking U-turn in Cumbria

Parking logo A two per cent rise in council tax across Cumbria is now more likely as a result of the decision to scrap planned on-street parking charges.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Cumbrian youngsters show off their talents

mencaptalentyfg006 Carlisle Mencap showed off its talent with an evening of singing, dancing and fun.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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6,000 fish released into Cumbrian pond

salterbeckpond2dffd Thousands of fish have been released into a pond to help restock them following recent pollution and predation.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Cumbrian firms blast lack of profitability from winter festival

drovingpensprrr012 A winter festival has been criticised by businesses over a lack of profitability. (5 comments)

Last updated 19 November 2014
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£700,000 extension opens at Cumbrian leisure centre

A new gym and fitness extension which cost more than £700,000 has opened in Whitehaven.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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