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Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Ice warning for Cumbria

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Cumbria and the rest of north west England.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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Cumbrian 'hypo attack' man cleared of dangerous driving

A motorist who said he collided with two cars because he was having a medical emergency has been cleared of dangerous driving.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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Five-vehicle crash shuts part of M6 in Cumbria

gretnacrash A section of the M6 in north Cumbria was blocked following a crash involving a lorry and four cars.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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Violent sex attacker believed to have lived in Cumbria

A man believed to have been staying in Carlisle until recently has been jailed for violent sex attacks.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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Man carried sword through Cumbrian town centre

A recovering heroin user carried a sword through Workington town centre, a court heard.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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Such good sports in Cumbria!

Sport relief photo Only Fools and Horses made a comeback – and there was also plenty of ducking and diving in Cumbria.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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Bishop of Carlisle blesses opening of Cumbrian college dairy

Newton Rigg dairy photo A £2.4 million state-of-the-art dairy has been unveiled – 13 years to the day after the farm it stands on was wiped out by foot and mouth disease.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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‘Keep my licence’ Cumbrian crash woman tells court

A driver told magistrates to keep her licence as she will never get behind the wheel again.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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Talented Cumbrian pupils show they can dance

U dance photo Young dancers have stepped into the spotlight and wowed audiences with impressive stage shows.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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Grant Shapps fires back over bingo backlash during visit to Carlisle

Grant Shapps photo An MP at the centre of the budget bingo backlash defended himself as he visited Carlisle.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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Cumbria fire union’s dismay as technical glitches delay control centre opening

Fire union Dave Burn photo A fire union boss has branded a new regional control centre a “waste of money” following its latest setback.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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Lion left standing at climbing wall's bouldering finals

Climbing wall photo There was a surprise challenger at Keswick Climbing Wall’s Bouldering Finals – when a 6ft lion joined the competition!

Last updated 22 March 2014
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Jailed Cumbrian soldier's fund off to flying start

John Armstrong photo Hundreds of pounds was donated within hours of a fund being set up to support six former British soldiers, including a Wigton man.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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Dog that attacked woman has life spared by Carlisle court

A family whose tiny dog faced a possible death sentence breathed a sigh of relief after a court ruled that their pet is not dangerous.

Last updated 22 March 2014
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'Inadequate' west Cumbrian schools are improving, says Ofsted

Lorrayne Hughes photo Two schools branded “inadequate” and put into special measures are improving, Ofsted says. (7 comments)

Last updated 21 March 2014
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Couple who left boy, 12, home alone cleared of neglect

A couple have been cleared of neglect after a 12-year-old boy had been left at home alone.

Last updated 21 March 2014
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High Court verdict throws Carlisle Airport plans into disarray

Gordon Brown photo Stobart Group is to submit new plans for the development of Carlisle Airport despite a legal set back today. (101 comments)

Last updated 21 March 2014
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Wigton ex-soldier could be freed from Indian jail within days

John Armstrong photo A former soldier who has spent five months behind bars in an Indian jail could be free within days.

Last updated 21 March 2014
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Cumbria's teachers set to strike over pay and pensions

Alan Rutter photo WITH SCHOOL CLOSURES LIST Industrial action is set to keep children out of school next week.

Last updated 21 March 2014
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West Cumbrian woods among worst in country for littering

Arrowthwaite Woods photo Litter louts have been fly tipping at a west Cumbrian beauty spot, forcing a charity to pay £150 a month to have it cleared. (15 comments)

Last updated 21 March 2014
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