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Wednesday, 08 July 2015

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Drug gang jailed by Carlisle court

Lorraine Milton photo Three crooks who plotted together to supply heroin have been jailed for a total of 11 years.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Man in court for Penrith and Carlisle burglary plots

A man targeted small independent shops in Penrith and Carlisle in a bid to carry out distraction burglaries, a court heard.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Hard-up Cumbria County Council paid £10m on redundancies

Stewart Young photo A cash-strapped council has paid out £10m in redundancy packages in the past two years.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Woman in court on care home neglect charges

A woman has appeared in court accused of mistreating a resident at a care home.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Cumbrian parking zone details to be revealed

Everyone living in the latest disc parking zones should know how to apply for new parking permits within the next fortnight.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Hundreds inspired to turn blue by brave Cumbrian toddler

seatonblue0307b A Cumbrian toddler who is barely able to use his arms because of a rare condition has inspired hundreds of local people to wear something blue for a national awareness day.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Stranger danger fear at Cumbrian school

Pupils were forced to remain inside after fears over a strange man "lurking" outside a Cumbrian school.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Public plea helps elderly man find his car in Carlisle

An elderly man who suffers from memory loss needed help to locate his car, which he had parked in Carlisle.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Carer stole more than £10,000 from vulnerable woman

Christine Coulthard photo A carer stole more than £10,000 from a vulnerable woman she was looking after.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Cumbrian husband, 81, confessed to killing his wife

Meryl Parry photo The husband of an elderly woman with dementia confessed to killing her in a statement given after he made a failed attempt to take his own life, an inquest heard.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Final day for 400-year-old Cumbrian school

Students are preparing for their last day at a 400-year-old Cumbrian school. (1 comment)

Last updated 3 July 2015
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New chief executive appointed to academy school

Jonathan Johnson photo The headteacher of a Maryport school will take on the top role at a leading west Cumbrian academy.

Last updated 2 July 2015
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Friend took rape claim woman to police station, court told

The jury in a rape trial heard friends of the alleged victim give evidence in court.

Last updated 2 July 2015
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Nestle pension change plan sparks industrial action threat

Food giant Nestle has announced plans to close its defined benefit pension scheme – sparking the threat of industrial action.

Last updated 2 July 2015
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Off-duty fireman tells of life-saving river rescue

Geoff Maxwell photo An off-duty firefighter who saved a girl’s life when he dived into a river today described the frantic rescue.

Last updated 2 July 2015
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Drug-dealing burglar jailed for five years

A heroin and cocaine dealer who also committed a burglary in a desperate bid to fund his drug addiction has been jailed for five years.

Last updated 2 July 2015
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Exodus from troubled Cumbrian school gets underway

St Bees School photo Pupils have started leaving an independent school which is closing tomorrow after more than 430 years as it emerges it could now re-open in 2017.

Last updated 2 July 2015
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Rare bird making strong comeback in Cumbria

Grouse photo Black grouse numbers are ‘lekking’ good at a Cumbrian nature reserve.

Last updated 2 July 2015
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Cumbrian shepherd makes book prize shortlist

James Rebanks photo A book written by a Cumbrian shepherd has made it onto the shortlist for the prestigious Lakeland Book of the Year.

Last updated 2 July 2015
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Carlisle man jailed for doorstep attack on partner

A witness who saw a woman punched by her partner on her doorstep feared the victim had been killed, a court heard.

Last updated 2 July 2015
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