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Police drop inquiry into man who tidied up Cumbrian cycle path

Jim Higgins photo People power has triumphed as a police probe against a pensioner who removed metal railings while tidying up an overgrown cycle track has been dropped.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Human waste left behind in Carlisle park

Keenan Park camp photo Human waste and toilet paper was left in woodland after travellers set up an illegal camp on a Carlisle park.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Woman badly burned in house fire moved to Newcastle hospital

A woman was hospitalised with serious burns after a house fire

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Fed-up Cockermouth traders demand to know why roadworks have stopped

Cockermouth Main Street photo Fed-up shop owners are demanding answers about why major road works which have closed off a main street for months have ground to a halt.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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‘Personal vendetta’ will not stop charity barn dance

A personal vendetta between two families put a charity barn dance in jeopardy – but councillors ruled the event can go ahead.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Allerdale council restricts how close wind turbines can be to homes

Wind turbine photo Allerdale council has made history by becoming the first authority in the country to put a limit on how close to homes wind turbines can be built. (5 comments)

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Police check caught out banned Cumbrian driver

A north Cumbrian motorist who called in to a police station found himself charged with driving while banned.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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National Grid to start debate on route of nuclear power station power lines

Power lines graphic A consultation begins this autumn on the route of high-voltage power lines to carry electricity from a new nuclear power station at Sellafield. (8 comments)

Last updated 17 July 2014
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New inquest date for woman mauled to death at Cumbrian zoo

Sarah McClay photo A new date has been set for the inquest into the death of a zookeeper killed by a tiger as she worked.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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MP calls for taskforce to tackle NHS problems in Cumbria

Jamie Reed photo An MP wants the Government to step in and set up a taskforce to tackle problems within the NHS in Cumbria.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Carlisle taxi man denies ‘rape lies’

Dariusz Kowalczyk photo A taxi driver accused of sexually attacking a passenger has denied inventing a string of lies to cover his alleged crime and continued to insist it was the woman who made an advance on him.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Concerns over level of care after pensioner's death in Cumbrian home

Elizabeth Berwick photo A pensioner who died after suffering a severe bed sore did not have her sleeping position adjusted often enough by care workers, an inquest has heard.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Residents angry at slow clean-up after Carlisle waste site fire

Wastre fire photo Anxious residents have slammed the clean-up operation after a devastating fire that they say has left them having to endure sickening smells.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Four Cumbrians arrested in national suspected paedophiles inquiry

Four suspected paedophiles have been arrested in Cumbria as part of a nationwide crackdown on child abuse.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Licensing chiefs give Wetherspoon go ahead for new pub

Keswick magistrates building photo Pub chain Wetherspoons has been given the all-clear to open its first bar in the Lake District.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Man arrested by Cumbria police investigating hit and run

A man has been arrested in connection with a hit and run which left a schoolgirl suffering from serious injuries.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Cumbrian care home slammed after resident’s death

Elizabeth Berwick photo A care home has come under fire for its record-keeping following the death of a resident.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Police investigate Carlisle and Workington assaults

Two men were bitten in the toilet area of a busy Carlisle nightclub.

Last updated 16 July 2014
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Aircraft landing sparks airport emergency

A scare surrounding an aircraft landing at Carlisle Airport triggered an emergency alert.

Last updated 16 July 2014
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Six-year labour of love for Cumbrian prom-goer

andy aidengregory1 WHEN Aidan Gregory was aged just 10 his parents bought him a car and told him he had six years to revamp it in time for his school prom.

Last updated 16 July 2014
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