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Friday, 22 August 2014

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Help us to stop Cumbrian wind turbines plans

Derek Hurton photo Objectors are urging people to get behind their campaign against a windfarm which they say would tower over their homes and the surrounding countryside.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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Churchgoers’ £1,700 to help Cumbrian woman speak

Laura Oglanby photo A church congregation has donated a £1,700 to a campaign to help a young woman speak for the first time.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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Cumbrian theatre franchise gets youngsters audience with The Saturdays

Saturdays photo Carlisle-based theatre school Razzamataz has been making dreams come true for children at its summer stage academy in Ibiza.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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Cumbria County Council gets new deputy after councillor's death

Cumbria County Council photo Cumbria County Council has appointed a new deputy leader following the death of Jo Stephenson.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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Carlisle homes hit by power cut

Homes in part of Carlisle were without power this morning, with residents warned it could be off for most of the day.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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Jack-knifed lorry in north Cumbria

A jack-knifed lorry is causing problems on the B5305 road at Sebergham.

Last updated 6 August 2014
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Friends wear pink at funeral of inspirational Carlisle woman

Sam Don photo Mourners wore pink to remember a woman with a heart of gold, whose bravery in the face of terminal illness proved an inspiration.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Waterfall plunge man flown to hospital by air ambulance

A walker has been airlifted to hospital with chest and possible spinal injuries after falling from a Cumbrian waterfall.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Cumbrian mum jailed for child neglect

A mum has been jailed after leaving her two children home alone while she was drunk in the street.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Tributes paid to mum who has died after house fire

Louise Ray photo A woman who suffered serious burns in a house fire has died.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Carlisle police find missing boy, eight

Police in Carlisle have found a missing eight-year-old boy.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Infection fears prompt recall of Carlisle hospital patients

Dee Jackson photo A patient who is among hundreds recalled due to concerns over endoscopies carried out at the Cumberland Infirmary has said she now is fraught with worry. (54 comments)

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Monster cycling challenges bring adventure to Cumbria

Two seriously challenging cycling events – the Slate Slinger Sportive and Lakeland Monster Miles – organised by Rather Be Cycling and Cycling Weekly magazine are taking place in Cumbria this autumn.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Police issue photo after Carlisle nightclub attack

Club Rock CCTV photo Carlisle police are trying to track down a man after an assault inside a city nightclub.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Wet Wet Wet light up Ultimate Ladies' Night at Carlisle Racecourse

Ladies Night 2014 photo A chart-topping band, show-stopping hats and around 6,000 bopping race-goers made Carlisle Ladies Night another massive success on and off the track.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Muddy challenge for Total Warrior competitors

Total Warrior photo SLIDESHOW Heavy rain left this year’s already muddy course even more slippery – and therefore challenging – than usual.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Chilli pepper fans make merry at Cumbrian festival

Chilli fest photo South American spice brought a ray of sunshine to a corner of the Cumbrian countryside as chilli-lovers descended in their droves.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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New academy school sponsor to be revealed soon

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan photo The Government says it hopes to be able to reveal soon the identity of the organisation that has been chosen to run a new academy school in Workington.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Indian steel tycoon is not new owner of Lake District mountain

Debbie Cosgrove photo Claims that an Indian billionaire has bid to buy an iconic Cumbrian mountain have been scotched.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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Woman taken to hospital after horse and cart rescue

Firefighters were called out to rescue a woman and a horse that got trapped in a rural part of west Cumbria.

Last updated 5 August 2014
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