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Cumbrian free parking campaign nominated for award

Parking charges photo A campaign to stop controversial parking changes being introduced on Cumbria’s streets has been shortlisted for a national award.

Last updated 11 May 2015
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Cumbrian town comes alive with the sound of jazz

Keswick jazz festival photo Keswick came alive as the town throbbed to the sound of music at its annual jazz festival.

Last updated 11 May 2015
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Cumbrian ceremony marks 70th anniversary of VE Day

VE Day photo Tributes to those who lost their lives in World War Two were paid in Carlisle yesterday as the city commemorated the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

Last updated 11 May 2015
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1,000 take part in Carlisle Colour Run

Carlisle colour run photo Carlisle Racecourse was awash with all the colours of the rainbow as runners from across Cumbria flocked to take part in a charity fundraiser.

Last updated 11 May 2015
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Carlisle's aviation firm's vital election role

Apollo Air Services photo While the first ballot boxes were being emptied and counted an aviation team from Carlisle was transporting the votes from Scotland’s Inner Hebrides back to the mainland by helicopter.

Last updated 11 May 2015
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Youngsters go wild for Cumbrian TV star Helen Skelton’s adventure book

Helen Skelton photo Bookworms gathered to welcome home Cumbrian TV presenter Helen Skelton who was signing copies of her debut novel.

Last updated 11 May 2015
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Whitehaven Hell on the Harbour challenge to go ahead

Hell on the Harbour photo A gruelling test of endurance which had to be cancelled because organisers had not gained permission to use a piece of land has been reinstated.

Last updated 11 May 2015
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Protesters fight against Cumbrian nuclear power station plan

Marianne Birkby photo Anti-nuclear protesters are to stage a demonstration on the opening day of ten weeks of consultation over plans for a major new power station in Cumbria.

Last updated 11 May 2015
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Woman, 23, airlifted to hospital after A66 crash

A 23-year-old Cumbrian woman has been airlifted to hospital after her car hit a tree on the A66 near Penrith.

Last updated 11 May 2015
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Police talk man down from roof of derelict Carlisle hotel

Carlisle scaffold man photo Negotiators were called to a derelict hotel in the centre of Carlisle after a man was spotted on the roof.

Last updated 11 May 2015
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Fire crews tackle blaze at Carlisle factory

Kingmoor fire photo Investigations are underway into the cause of a fire which ripped through a bakery in Carlisle.

Last updated 10 May 2015
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Mother ‘so frightened of her son’, Carlisle magistrates told

A homeless man who repeatedly flouted a court order that bans him from contacting his parents was told by a senior magistrate: “Your parents will be the best friends you’ll ever have in your life.”

Last updated 10 May 2015
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We can’t let SNP MPs vote on English matters - Stevenson

John Stevenson photo Carlisle's re-elected Conservative MP John Stevenson says the new government must stop the army of SNP MPs heading to Westminster from voting on English matters. (43 comments)

Last updated 9 May 2015
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Carlisle man's anger at 'disgusting' state of pavement

Dalton Avenue photo A man claims the state of the pavement in front of his house has been left “absolutely disgusting” by housing developers.

Last updated 9 May 2015
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Carlisle MP John Stevenson’s EU vote pledge

John Stevenson photo Carlisle's re-elected Conservative MP will vote to leave the EU if David Cameron’s attempt to renegotiate Britain’s membership is rebuffed.

Last updated 9 May 2015
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Pledge by new Workington MP to fight for NHS

Sue Hayman photo Sue Hayman, Workington and Cumbria's first-ever female MP, has pledged to fight to protect NHS services locally.

Last updated 9 May 2015
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Rory Stewart MP: Keeping UK together will be major challenge

Rory Stewart photo Rory Stewart says keeping the UK together will be a key challenge of the new Government.

Last updated 9 May 2015
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Conservatives take control of Eden council

Gordon Nicholson photo The Conservatives have taken charge of Eden council for the very first time.

Last updated 9 May 2015
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Labour MP Jamie Reed sets himself five targets

Jamie Reed photo Jamie Reed has spoken of his determination to continue fighting for Copeland after voters backed him to serve a third term as their MP.

Last updated 9 May 2015
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I'll take politics out of local government, vows Cumbria's first elected mayor

Mike Starkie photo A businessman who has become Copeland – and Cumbria’s – first elected mayor says he will take the politics out of local government.

Last updated 9 May 2015
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