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Killer suing Justice Secretary over failure to get open prison move

William Bewley photo A convicted killer who went on the run for nine years while serving a life sentence is now suing the Justice Secretary - for refusing to move him to an open prison.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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Severe delays on train services across Cumbria

Trains between Carlisle and Glasgow Central/Edinburgh are being delayed by up to two hours, while others have been cancelled.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Cumbria police probe gang attack on girl, 12

A group of three hooded youths attacked a 12-year-old girl.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Start date for £2.3m Penrith roads scheme

Work starts next month on a £2.3 million road scheme designed to help future business growth in Penrith.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Gun amnesty hailed great success by Cumbria police

Cumbria gun amnesty photo A German machine gun and a range of rifles, shotguns and handguns were handed in during a recent gun amnesty.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Man in bondage gear spotted whipping man wearing dress

A Cumbrian man dressed in bondage gear has admitted taking part in a sadomasochistic act on the side of a country road.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Golden tripod award for Cumbrian film maker at student movie festival

Ross Toomey photo The dream of hitting Hollywood is set to come true for Ross Toomey after he picked up an award at the world’s largest student film festival.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Pupils remember Christmas Day truce football match

Christmas Day truce football photo Pupils from two north Cumbrian schools have remembered one of the most famous football matches in history.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Second flood alert now in place in Cumbria

Flood alerts have been issued by the Environment Agency as the county braces itself for stormy weather

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Sales drop forces closure of Carlisle charity shop

A charity is being forced to close down its Carlisle shop after seeing sales plummet.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Denton Holme alleygates set for approval

Alleygates photo Long-awaited alleygates are expected to be given the go-ahead by councillors in Carlisle.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Paedophile who preyed on boys jailed for 10 years

Ernest Kenyon photo A predatory paedophile who systematically groomed two young Carlisle boys before subjecting them to a sustained period of sexual abuse during the 1990s has been jailed for 10 years.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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M-Sport: We have no plans to pull out of Cumbria

dovenby1msport M-Sport insists it has no plans to pull the plug on Cumbria. (13 comments)

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Snow and ice weather warning issued for North West England

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of snow and ice for Friday.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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X Factor boost for Cumbria's Jigsaw children's hospice

Katrina Sander photo Cumbria's Jigsaw children’s hospice is set to benefit from this year’s X Factor winner’s charity single.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Man locked in loo at Carlisle superstore

neilblairfgfggf001 A disabled man was left trapped in a supermarket toilet for more than 20 minutes despite pulling the emergency cord.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Boom time for Carlisle Christmas tree man

ivorroberts2dfgfg The magic of a real Christmas tree is helping boost sales for one Carlisle businessman.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Only one incident in Cumbria during 24-hour fire strike

There were eight false alarms and a vehicle fire during the period of industrial action

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Man jailed over stabbing outside Carlisle hostel had two knives

Elijah Ali photo A man has been jailed after admitting stabbing another person in the hand during a disturbance outside a hostel.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Ambulance service safe and well-led but concerns over Cumbria response times

Ambulance photo Cumbria's ambulance service has received a largely positive report from inspectors – but response times in the county need to improve.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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