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Saturday, 25 April 2015

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Cumbria council says sorry for wrongly-issued parking tickets

Joanne Clifford photo Council bosses in Carlisle have apologised to motorists after they were wrongly issued with parking tickets.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Thousands of starfish stranded on Cumbrian beach

Starfish photo Thousands of starfish were left stranded on a west Cumbrian beach after a period of exceptionally high tides. (7 comments)

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Cumbrian man admits knocking out wife's tooth

A woman lost a tooth after she was hit in the face during an attack by her husband.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Man caught growing £19,000 of cannabis at Carlisle home

A Carlisle man admitted growing scores of cannabis plants – to pay off a gambling debt.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Talks to try and settle dispute at Sellafield nuclear site

Sellafield photo Workers at the Sellafield nuclear site could take industrial action before the end of May if a row over health and safety is not resolved.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Transgender Carlisle Scrabble champion took her life to escape abuse

Mikki Nicholson photo A former UK Scrabble champion killed herself by stepping in front of a moving train after suffering abuse because of her status as a transgender person. (2 comments)

Last updated 22 April 2015
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West Cumbrian man admits affray charge

A man has admitted being involved in a violent incident in west Cumbria.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Ex-RAF paramedic injured in duty wins place at University of Cumbria

Karen Burrows photo A former RAF paramedic who suffered a severe spinal injury whilst on duty in Afghanistan has won a place at the University of Cumbria after getting help from military charity Help for Heroes.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Cumbrian man fighting terminal cancer defying the odds

Rod Smith photo A man fighting terminal cancer continues to defy the odds.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Fears over drug abuse if Cumbrian flats plan gets go-ahead

Senhouse Terrace photo Objections are pouring in against plans for a three-storey block of flats to be built in the centre of Workington.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Carlisle delivery driver stole stock from shop

A delivery driver who stole thousands of pounds worth of stock from a shop while on his milk rounds has escaped a prison sentence.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Takeaway boss blames council building site in Carlisle for lack of trade

Ibrahim Kartal photo Cumbria County Council’s new £10.4m HQ is scheduled to open next spring. It will house about 700 workers and it will save the council nearly £1m a year by reducing its number of offices. It may also help to regenerate Botchergate. (20 comments)

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Probation staff could be replaced by machines

Probation officers could be replaced by cash-machine-style kiosks which allows criminals to check-in with a fingerprint.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Reluctant Cumbrian marathon man's big challenge

A man who admits he “never wanted to run a marathon” is taking on the country’s biggest running event in aid of Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s children’s hospice.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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New Carlisle arts centre all fired up

sean hughes More than 50 events are already booked for Carlisle’s newest arts and entertainments venue – and it doesn’t open until next month.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Cameron sets out Carlisle principle

David Cameron photo A Government partnership between Labour and the Scottish National Party would be a “match made in hell”, David Cameron has warned as he set out plans for a new Carlisle principle.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Carlisle man gets 18 years for mowing down neighbour

Chertsey Mount photo A driver who deliberately mowed down his neighbour after earlier accusing him of imprisoning a sex slave in his flat has been jailed for 18 years.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Pensioner drove off after causing crash at lights in Carlisle

A pensioner who drove through a red light and crashed in Carlisle said he had no idea he had to report it to police.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Cumbrian soldier admits going AWOL

A soldier who went absent without leave has appeared in court in Carlisle.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Violent residents attacked others at Carlisle care home

A man left in his own urine, a woman with food-spattered clothes, violent residents and cleaning staff forced to step in to support under-pressure care assistants.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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