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Inquiry launched after plane skims surface of Ullswater

Aviation experts have launched an investigation after a plane was seen hitting the surface of Ullswater twice in the space of a few minutes.

Last updated 15 April 2015
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George Osborne visits Carlisle, praises Cumbria's 'brilliant' NHS staff

George Osborne photo On the day the Conservative Party pledged to build thousands more homes and extend the right-to-buy scheme, one of its key men paid a visit to Cumbria.

Last updated 15 April 2015
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Cumbrian dad admits killing son with morphine tablet

Kye Backhouse photo The dad of a “happy-go-lucky” boy admitted killing his son by giving him a morphine tablet. (4 comments)

Last updated 15 April 2015
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Motorbike crash closes Carlisle road

A main Carlisle road has been closed after a crash.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Restaurant boss given five year pet ban after beating dog

Coco animal cruelty photo A man has been banned from keeping animals for five years after being caught on film ‘relentlessly pursuing, punching, kicking and picking up by the throat and throwing’ his dog.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Girl, 10, makes plea to save St Bees School from closure

Olivia Marsden photo A 10-year-old girl has made an emotional appeal for the future of St Bees School just days before a crunch meeting.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Baby born at 24 weeks comes home to Carlisle

Sarah Barnett photo A miracle baby born at 24 weeks has finally left hospital to meet his family – five months after he was born.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Police investigate Gretna hit and run

Police are investigating a hit and run crime, which happened near Gretna.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Businesses want new Government to develop skills and cut costs, taxes

Jonathan Davies photo Business people are often suspicious when politicians offer to “help”. By and large, they want to be left alone to get on with the serious job of creating wealth.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Man admits affray at former partner's home

A man has admitted a late night affray at his ex-partner's home.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Cocaine plot man ordered by court to hand over £10,000

Robert McNichol photo A man jailed for his role in a major cocaine supply plot has been ordered to hand over an extra £10,000 of his ill gotten gains.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Cumbrian care home improving but could still do better - inspectors

Newlands Care centre photo A care home heavily criticised by inspectors has been told it still needs to improve.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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We'll do more to help community pubs survive, says Labour hopeful

Sue Hayman photo An election candidate has put a spotlight on the plight of community pubs, saying her party would do more to help them survive.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Carlisle candidates clash over inheritance tax plans

Lee Sherriff photo Carlisle's two chief political rivals in the looming General Election have clashed over a Conservative Party pledge to scrap inheritance tax on homes worth up to £1m from 2017.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Son, 49, admits inflicting GBH on his mum, 84

A man has admitted inflicting grievous bodily harm on his elderly mother.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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9,000-bird chicken farm planned for Lake District site

A free-range chicken farm with nine thousand birds is on the cards for west Cumbria.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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‘Hair in meal’ restaurant scam woman caught out by CCTV

A woman who claimed to have found a hair in her meal at a pub near Carlisle was spotted on CCTV putting it in the food herself.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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‘Doctors to blame for sickness bug outbreak - not cleaners'

Clive Graham photo Under-fire cleaners blamed for the virulent vomiting bug which plunged north Cumbria's hospitals into crisis have hit back – insisting dirty doctors were the real source.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Prison warning for Cumbrian man who carried out 'nasty' assault

A man has been warned he could be jailed for a "nasty" assault which left another man with serious injuries.

Last updated 13 April 2015
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Man denies attempting to pervert course of justice

A man has denied that he intended to pervert the course of justice by taking photographs of jurors in a court trial.

Last updated 13 April 2015
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