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Thursday, 23 October 2014

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Fishermen caught without a licence in Cumbria prosecuted

Fishermen have been prosecuted at a Carlisle court for unlicensed angling.

Last updated 14 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Hoard of Viking treasure unearthed

andy vikinghaul A hoard of Viking treasure has been unearthed by a metal-detecting enthusiast in one of the most significant finds ever made

Last updated 14 October 2014
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Mighty Cumbrian marrow poses a weighty question

marrowcompfgg001 A mighty marrow, which was donated to Stilecroft Residential Home, Stainburn, is posinga weighty problem

Last updated 14 October 2014
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Sickening attack on vulnerable man lured into Cumbria woods by yobs

THREE thugs lured a young man with learning difficulties into woodland before launching a vicious assault that left him covered in blood, a court heard.

Last updated 14 October 2014
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Parts of Cumbrian town left without water

Some homes and businesses in Penrith were left without water today.

Last updated 13 October 2014
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Woman who worked at Cumbria telephone exchanges sues for six figure damages

An 81-year-old woman, who worked at telephone exchanges in Cumbria, blames asbestos for her incurable cancer and is suing the Royal Mail Group for six-figure damages.

Last updated 13 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Carlisle railway station guns men have jail sentences cut

Four men jailed after a stash of guns and ammunition - including an Uzi sub-machine gun fitted with a silencer - were found at Carlisle railway station, have had their jail terms cut on appeal.

Last updated 13 October 2014
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Hip hop! star on Cumbrian mountain top

hiphopmanfgfg American hip hop artist Astronautalis took a walk on the wild side when he visited Cumbria.

Last updated 13 October 2014
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Pirelli in court to face health and safety allegation after worker died in oven

George Falder photo A boss from Carlisle's Pirelli tyre firm has appeared before a judge over an allegation that the firm broke health and safety law in its operation of an industrial steam oven in which a worker died.

Last updated 13 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Joseph star Matt collapses at Carlisle's Sands Centre

mattlapinskas269b Former EastEnders star Matt Lapinskas collapsed off stage after performing at Carlisle’s Sands Centre.

Last updated 13 October 2014
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Cumbrian pub loses bid for 6am closing time

Workington Chasers photo A Workington pub has had its application to open until 6am for a one-off event thrown out because it is a trouble hotspot.

Last updated 13 October 2014
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Cumbrian Bonny Baby becomes a model bridesmaid

lucybabymodell005 A beautiful two-year-old has started her modelling career, thanks to the News & Star’s Bonny Babies competition

Last updated 13 October 2014
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'Parking charges will ruin a lot of people’s livelihoods,’ says Carlisle trader

andy Neil McBrearty Another retailer in Carlisle’s Corporation Road has spoken out against plans to charge for on-street parking, saying it could destroy his livelihood. (38 comments)

Last updated 13 October 2014
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Midwives and 999 crews join NHS workers' strike across Cumbria

andy hiospdftg3 NHS workers in Cumbria have vowed to continue their fight for a pay increase, following today’s four-hour strike. (22 comments)

Last updated 13 October 2014
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Cumbria singing star Mikey survives first X Factor live show

andy onlyyoungexcited X Factor judge and music mogul Simon Cowell has predicted a bright future for Carlisle’s singing sensation Mikey Bromley.

Last updated 13 October 2014
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Cumbria frefighters risk lives to check blaze house

andy wetheralblaze Firefighters risked life and limb to enter a burning house in Wetheral, thinking the occupants might still be inside.

Last updated 13 October 2014
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Back to basics for bus bosses

sm winterbus2 THREE bus company managers have got behind the wheel instead of the desk.

Last updated 13 October 2014
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Major shake up for Church of England in Cumbria

Plans for a radical re-organisation of the Church of England's parish system in Cumbria have been voted through by the Diocese of Carlisle’s synod. (2 comments)

Last updated 13 October 2014
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A69 reopens after collision

The A69 was closed half a mile east of Warwick Bridge following a collision between a car and a van last night.

Last updated 13 October 2014
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Couple assaulted outside pub

A 32-year-old man suffered a split lip when he was assaulted, along with a woman, in Penrith.

Last updated 12 October 2014
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