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Ex-world champion Nigel Benn raising charity cash at golf club

Nigel Benn photo Former world champion boxer Nigel Benn is set to make a rare public appearance at Whitehaven Golf Club next month.

Last updated 20 March 2015
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Threat to more than 50 Cumbria police call centre jobs

Michelle Skeer photo More than 50 jobs look set to be axed in the control room at Cumbria Police – with more officers instead of civilians manning phones. (21 comments)

Last updated 20 March 2015
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15 people transferred after major incident at north Cumbrian hospitals

Fifteen people have been transferred, after a lack of beds forced NHS bosses to declare a major incident at north Cumbria hospitals. (100 comments)

Last updated 20 March 2015
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£700-a-day PR consultant "saved Cumbria £200,000"

The woman at the head of Cumbria County Council has claimed a PR guru has found an additional £200,000 savings. (27 comments)

Last updated 20 March 2015
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Sainsbury's filling station plan rejected

Plans to build a filling station as part of a town centre regeneration scheme have been rejected.

Last updated 20 March 2015
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Man headbutted stranger outside Cumbrian pub

A night out ended in violence when a man who was annoyed at being thrown out of a pub headbutted a stranger.

Last updated 20 March 2015
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Crews called to car fire in Carlisle

Last updated 20 March 2015
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Crash near Carlisle closed motorway lane

One lane of the M6 motorway near Carlisle was closed after a lorry crashed into the central reservation.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Major repairs to be carried out on A596 in Cumbria

One of Cumbria’s key roads – the A596 between Thursby and Workington – is set for major repairs starting next month.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Cumbrian police detective cleared of rape

A Cumbrian detective accused of raping a woman in a Stratford hotel room has been cleared.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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100 reports of child sexual exploitation in Cumbria

More than 100 young people in Cumbria were reported to the police as being at risk of sexual exploitation in the last six moths.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Thousands of chickens burnt alive in farm fire

4000 chickens burned alive as their shed was engulfed in flames in a farm near Gretna Green.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Support from around globe to save St Bees School

The closure threat hanging over St Bees School has triggered expressions of support from across the globe.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Cumbrian cycling event returns

riversridefgfdgs A family-friendly cycle event is set to make a welcome return this autumn, raising thousands of pounds for charity.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Praise for nine Cumbrian schools

Nine Cumbrian schools have been congratulated by schools minister David Laws for the excellent test and exam results of pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Puppy's amazing recovery after leg surgery

Flynn A puppy whose front legs were so badly bent that those caring for him feared he would be put to sleep is now looking for a new home.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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£2.2m extension at Cumbrian school

Keswick school photo Keswick School celebrated one of the most important developments in its 650-year history with the opening of a £2.2 million extension.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Army launches attack on fictional enemy from Carlisle

Army games photo The Army tested their flying skills in a series of staged missions against a fictional enemy – all launched from Carlisle Airport.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Apprentices help raise £6,000 for girl with rare genetic disorder

Ella Gale photo The parents of a little girl born with a rare genetic disorder are overwhelmed by people’s generosity which has seen £6,000 raised by two charity events.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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12 parents attend meeting over Cumbrian school's future

Twelve people turned out to a meeting to discuss the future of a Cumbrian secondary school.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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