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Work to start on crossing at Cumbrian accident area

Egremont accident scene photo The fight to install a pedestrian crossing on a road in west Cumbria where two people died has finally been won – after years of campaigning.

Last updated 15 March 2014
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Cumbria council apologises after child welfare case blunder

A council has apologised after a couple were mistakenly sent disturbing confidential details about a child welfare case.

Last updated 15 March 2014
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Carlisle woman sold drugs to fund her own habit

A Carlisle woman caught dealing drugs has been spared jail after a court heard how she had battled drug use for decades.

Last updated 15 March 2014
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England star Stokes knocks himself out of World Twenty20

Ben Stokes photo England all-rounder Ben Stokes has knocked himself out of the World Twenty20 – after angrily punching a locker and breaking his hand.

Last updated 15 March 2014
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Scottish yes vote threatens constitutional crisis, says Carlisle MP

John Stevenson photo The UK could be plunged into a constitutional crisis if Scotland votes in favour of independence, Carlisle MP John Stevenson has warned.

Last updated 15 March 2014
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1,300 hoax calls to Cumbria police

Justin Bibby photo More than 1,300 hoax calls have been made to police in three years, shock figures reveal.

Last updated 15 March 2014
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US Government pays tribute to Lord Ballyedmond

Ballyedmond helicopter photo The US government paid tribute to the Cumbrian peer killed in a helicopter crash, saying he played a “profound” role in the international political scene.

Last updated 15 March 2014
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Police probe over Carlisle sex text messages

Police sex text appeal photo Text messages discussing sex acts were sent to a woman in Carlisle.

Last updated 15 March 2014
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Cumbrian wins £200,000 on the Lottery

A lucky Cumbrian is celebrating after winning £200,000 on the Lottery.

Last updated 15 March 2014
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Petition to free Wigton man from Indian prison goes to Downing Street

John Armstrong photo The fight to free a Wigton man from an Indian prison will go to Downing Street next week.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Violent thug threw couple into Carlisle river

Grant Stewart photo A thug has been jailed for a brutal drink and drug-fuelled attack at a beauty spot in which he threw an unsuspecting couple into a river.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Three arrested in Carlisle early morning raids

Three people were arrested in Carlisle today in a police crackdown against suspected organised criminals.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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New gateway signs plan to give Carlisle fresher feel

Carlisle gateway sign graphic Entrances to Carlisle are poised to get a facelift as part of efforts to give the city a fresher feel.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Tributes paid to Lord Ballyedmond

Lord Ballyedmond photo Tributes have been paid to politician and businessman Lord Ballyedmond, who died in a helicopter crash last night.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Man stole cash from charity box at Carlisle takeaway

A man has admitted stealing cash from a charity collection box during a crime spree.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Extra £6.7m boost for Cumbria's schools

Cumbria is getting a share of £350 million to ensure no school loses out as the Government changes the way they are funded.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Foundations laid for new Haig Pit centre

Haig Pit centre graphic Laying the foundation slab marked a milestone in the progress of the new visitors’ centre at Haig Pit in Whitehaven.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Lord Ballyedmond killed in helicopter crash

Lord Ballyedmond photo Lord Ballyedmond, owner of Corby Castle, near Carlisle, has been killed in a helicopter crash.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Talks over possible reopening of Whitehaven Civic Hall

Civic Hall photo Council chiefs are to meet members of a community group to discuss proposals to re-open Whitehaven Civic Hall.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Cumbrian man guilty of sex assaults on schoolgirl

A 59-year-old man has been found guilty of sexually abusing a schoolgirl.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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