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Thursday, 28 August 2014

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Suspected drugs seized ahead of Kendal Calling

Kendal Calling drugs photo Police seized this haul in an operation to stop drugs getting onto the site of Cumbria’s Kendal Calling music festival.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Manager kicked in groin in Cumbria train attack

Train attach CCTV photo Police want to speak to group of men after trouble flared on a train and a manager was kicked in the groin.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Public backs Cumbrian man's memorial cross

Peter Nelson photo A 9ft tall cross which a man put up in memory of his wife on Workington slag banks has sparked a major debate. (20 comments)

Last updated 1 August 2014
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West Cumbrian man cleared of causing trucker's death

pthaywardcleat A motorist who was accused of causing the death of a lorry driver in a head-on crash has walked free from court.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Cumbrian model taking part in Total Warrior event for charity

stobbartblurb0108 A model is swapping corsets for trainers as she prepares to take part in the Total Warrior challenge tomorrow.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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No plan to downgrade West Cumberland Hospital

Ann Farrar photo West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven will NOT become a cottage hospital, health bosses have insisted.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Gaps in hospital care contributed to woman's death, inquest told

Dorothy Ross photo Gaps in care contributed to the death of an elderly woman at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven, an inquest has heard.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Cumbria police ‘fill in’ for other services, says new chief constable

Jerry Graham photo Cumbria's new chief constable says less than 20 per cent of calls to police are about crime, describing the force as the “organisation of last resort”. (8 comments)

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Four arrested after sandstone blocks stolen from house wall

Four people were arrested after a man said he had spotted people removing sandstone blocks from a wall at his house.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Man loses hand in accident on Cumbrian farm

The HSE has launched an inquiry after a farmer lost a hand when it became entangled in heavy machinery.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Ab Fab star Joanna Lumley lays stone at Union Cairn

Joanna Lumley photo 5 SLIDESHOW Joanna Lumley has issued a rallying cry for Scotland not to leave the United Kingdom, saying: “I would just love us not to lose each other”.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Police operation stops drugs getting onto music festival site

Police say an operation has stopped drugs from getting onto the site of Cumbria's Kendal Calling music festival.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Cumbria police seize 160 cars from uninsured drivers

Car towed photo More than 160 Cumbrian motorists have had their cars seized by police in a crackdown on uninsured drivers.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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NHS surgery U-turn hope for young Cumbrian girl

Isabelle Pears photo Cerebral palsy sufferer Isabelle Pears is just one step away from having life-changing surgery to help her walk.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Friends and family rally round to support brave cancer mum

Kate Fisher photo A brave mother’s years of battling cancer have so inspired her friends that they are taking to the Lakeland hills in her honour this weekend.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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West Cumbrian school rated outstanding by Ofsted

A Whitehaven school is now considered outstanding following a recent Ofsted inspection.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Diabetes diagnosis for Cumbrian boy, 10, spurs parents into action

Lewis Fell photo Young Lewis Fell’s battle with ill-health has spurred his parents into action.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Publicans shocked at collapse of Cumbrian brewery

Emma Goodman photo Shocked publicans say they have been left “gutted” by the demise of a popular brewery.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Cumbria set to fall silent to mark World War One centenary

warpicfgfggf Cumbria will fall silent as candles are lit on Monday to remember the fallen of World War One.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Drug change before dinner lady’s death in hospital - inquest

Dorothy Ross photo An inquest is underway into the death of a 75-year-old woman at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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