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Woman trapped after M6 crash rescued by firefighters

A woman was cut free from her car after a crash on the M6 southbound between J39 and J38.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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More children going to good schools in Cumbria, says Ofsted

The proportion of children going to good schools in Cumbria has increased over the last 12 months, the education watchdog Ofsted has revealed.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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Disruption on main roads in Cumbria and Dumfries and Galloway

Two lanes of the A74 are closed following a collision involving two lorries and a car has come off the M6.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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Praise for Cumbria's primary schools after strong showing in national tests

Cumbria County Council photo Staff and pupils at Cumbria's primary schools have been praised for another strong performance in the national curriculum tests taken by 11-year-olds.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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Partner of Carlisle ISIS fighter speaks out

Jamie Read photo The partner of an ex-British Army soldier from Carlisle who went to Syria to fight Islamic State has spoken of her fear for his life.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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Military Road near Haltwhistle closed following crash

Emergency services dealt with a crash involving two vehicles on the B6318 yesterday evening.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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Power restored to hundreds of homes in Cumbria

All homes that were affected by power cuts have their electricity back on.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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Killer suing Justice Secretary over failure to get open prison move

William Bewley photo A convicted killer who went on the run for nine years while serving a life sentence is now suing the Justice Secretary - for refusing to move him to an open prison.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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Severe delays on train services across Cumbria

Trains between Carlisle and Glasgow Central/Edinburgh are being delayed by up to two hours, while others have been cancelled.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Cumbria police probe gang attack on girl, 12

A group of three hooded youths attacked a 12-year-old girl.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Start date for £2.3m Penrith roads scheme

Work starts next month on a £2.3 million road scheme designed to help future business growth in Penrith.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Gun amnesty hailed great success by Cumbria police

Cumbria gun amnesty photo A German machine gun and a range of rifles, shotguns and handguns were handed in during a recent gun amnesty.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Man in bondage gear spotted whipping man wearing dress

A Cumbrian man dressed in bondage gear has admitted taking part in a sadomasochistic act on the side of a country road.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Golden tripod award for Cumbrian film maker at student movie festival

Ross Toomey photo The dream of hitting Hollywood is set to come true for Ross Toomey after he picked up an award at the world’s largest student film festival.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Pupils remember Christmas Day truce football match

Christmas Day truce football photo Pupils from two north Cumbrian schools have remembered one of the most famous football matches in history.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Second flood alert now in place in Cumbria

Flood alerts have been issued by the Environment Agency as the county braces itself for stormy weather

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Sales drop forces closure of Carlisle charity shop

A charity is being forced to close down its Carlisle shop after seeing sales plummet.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Denton Holme alleygates set for approval

Alleygates photo Long-awaited alleygates are expected to be given the go-ahead by councillors in Carlisle.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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Paedophile who preyed on boys jailed for 10 years

Ernest Kenyon photo A predatory paedophile who systematically groomed two young Carlisle boys before subjecting them to a sustained period of sexual abuse during the 1990s has been jailed for 10 years.

Last updated 10 December 2014
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M-Sport: We have no plans to pull out of Cumbria

dovenby1msport M-Sport insists it has no plans to pull the plug on Cumbria. (13 comments)

Last updated 10 December 2014
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