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Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Safety barrier going up at north Cumbria crash bridge

Wampool bridge photo A damaged bridge blamed for causing an accident which killed a devoted father is to have a safety barrier installed.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Cumbria council: We can’t afford not to charge anymore

Keith Little photo Cumbria County Council remains defiant in the face of public concern, insisting the charges are a necessary measure to help balance its books.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Parade plan to mark the Great War

Bill Bacon photo A parade will take place in Workington next month as part of commemorative events to mark World War One.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Fears charges will permanently drive shoppers out of town

Edwin Rickerby photo Traders from across Cumbria are united in their objection to proposals to bring in parking charges in 11 key towns and cities.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Parking charges will be nail in coffin for small firms

Allan Mossop photo One business leader has labelled the parking plans as the “nail in the coffin” for the county’s small businesses.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Cumbrian man charged with causing death by dangerous driving

A north Cumbrian man has appeared in court charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Carlisle bike rides make up for losing Tour of Britain

Cyclists inspired by Sir Bradley Wiggins’ visit to Carlisle have a huge two-wheeled treat in store.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Eden Valley Hospice reveals new boutique store

Eden Valley shop photo Plans for a charity shop with a difference have been unveiled – as Eden Valley Hospice unveils its boutique store.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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50 volunteers on Roman dig in Maryport

Maryport Roman dig photo A team of more than 50 volunteers will be digging deep from today in a bid to find out more about Roman life in Maryport.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Cumbrian hospitals scour world for new staff

Dr Jeremy Rushmer photo A troubled hospital trust is scouring the globe for top talent in a bid to turn its fortunes around.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Carlisle's old fire station turned into bustling indoor market

Carlisle market photo Students were hoping for top marks after transforming a former fire station into a bustling indoor market.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Emergency inspection at west Cumbrian care home

Inspectors have been called in to carry out an emergency visit at a west Cumbrian care home.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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A-level student banned from Cumbrian school - after dyeing her hair

Emilie Jane Slater photo A teenager with bright red hair has been told she can no longer attend school until she goes back to brunette. (97 comments)

Last updated 7 April 2014
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State Management pub trail boost for tourism in Carlisle

State management photo Tourism in Carlisle is to be boosted by a visionary project that will tell how the city’s pubs were nationalised for more than 50 years as part of a unique social experiment.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Parents’ distress at Government files blunder

Joyce Ferguson photo A couple have accused Government officials of incompetence after being sent private, “hurtful” information – about themselves.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Coroner's call after fatal crash on Cumbrian bridge

Russell Long photo A coroner is calling for action after hearing how a tragic road crash which claimed the life of a devoted father might have been avoided had the bridge involved been properly repaired.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Coach driver 'groomed' teenage boy, Carlisle court told

Peter McLaughlin photo A man told a court how he was sexually abused as a boy by a man who deliberately befriended him so he could take him on the foreign trips he made as a holiday coach driver.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Woman beaten unconscious in Cumbrian pub

A woman was kicked and punched unconscious inside a west Cumbrian pub during a night out.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Family pay tribute to motorcyclist killed in collision with police van

Scott Daniel Gibson photo A motorcyclist died and a police officer was taken to hospital after a collision.

Last updated 6 April 2014
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Burglars strike at Cumbrian school

Thieves raided a junior school before making off with cash.

Last updated 6 April 2014
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