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Persimmon likely to get go-ahead for 30 homes in Cumbrian village

David Moore photo Plans for a controversial housing development are set to finally be given the green light despite strong opposition from villagers.

Last updated 10 November 2014
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Rescuer reveals why he had to save Jasper the dog

andy nolansdfsd2 An animal lover says he braved sub-zero temperatures to rescue a lost dog to stop its owner suffering the same heartache he has.

Last updated 10 November 2014
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Man at Kendal Calling festival had 13 wraps of illegal drug

A music-lover who went to the Kendal Calling festival was caught carrying 13 wraps of the illegal drug ketamine, a court heard.

Last updated 9 November 2014
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Police appeal after lit firework placed in letterbox

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a lit firework was placed through the letterbox of a house.

Last updated 9 November 2014
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24-hour pram relay to save west Cumbrian hospital services

Hospital pram push photo Campaigners have today completed a 24-hour pram relay as part of their fight to save services at the West Cumberland Hospital.

Last updated 8 November 2014
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Courtroom tears from £49,000 benefits con mum

A mum of two who claimed more than £49,000 in benefits that she was not entitled to wept as a judge agreed to suspend her jail sentence.

Last updated 8 November 2014
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North Cumbrian job centre saved

Andy Auld photo A job centre, under threat of closure, is no longer set to shut.

Last updated 8 November 2014
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Anger that councillors won't get final say on Carlisle parking charges

Robert Betton photo A councillor says he’s angry at being denied a final say over how controversial on-street parking charges will be imposed in Carlisle.

Last updated 8 November 2014
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Ex-boss's plea helps save Cumbrian mum from jail

A young mother who stole nearly £4,000 from her employer has been spared jail after her former boss urged the court to show mercy.

Last updated 8 November 2014
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Death tragedy on Cumbrian railway line

A person has died after being hit by a train along one of Cumbria’s main railway lines.

Last updated 8 November 2014
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Flood alerts remain across Cumbria

Parts of Cumbria remain on flood alert today.

Last updated 8 November 2014
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Cumbrian sex offenders will be made to take lie detector tests

Cath Thundercloud photo Sex offenders in Cumbria will be forced to take regular lie detector tests under tough new rules designed to protect the public. (19 comments)

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Prime Minister urged to help bring home Cumbrian man stranded in India

John Armstrong photo Hundreds of people are urging Prime Minister David Cameron to personally intervene to help bring home a former soldier stranded in India by judicial red tape.

Last updated 9 November 2014
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Carlisle pavement closed after bin wagon leaks hydraulic fluid

Hydraulic liquid leak Carlisle photo The pavement on the north side of Devonshire Street in Carlisle was cordoned off today after a dustbin wagon leaked oil and hydraulic fluid.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Volunteers step forward to help save Cumbrian carnival

Tony Markley photo A carnival that had its future shrouded in uncertainty could be saved after a group of volunteers came forward to help.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Work to start on new £11m leisure centre within weeks

Workington leisure centre graphic Work on a new £11.3 million leisure centre and swimming pool is due to start within weeks.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Man stole £47k from disabled girlfriend's compensation fund

ptredshawwww A heartless boyfriend has been jailed for plundering £47,000 from a compensation fund that was supposed to help his disabled girlfriend.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Firefighters battle blaze at Cumbrian recycling centre

Hespin Wood fire photo Firefighters spent five hours battling a major blaze involving thousands of tonnes of rubbish at a recycling centre.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Skating rink to move into Carlisle city centre for Christmas

Skating rink photo Bargain-hunters will be able to stop shopping for a spot of skating in Carlisle city centre this Christmas.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Cumbrian driver charged after woman paralysed in crash

A woman was left paralysed after a car crashed into a tree.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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