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Strike called off after Tata bosses make new pensions offer

Tata sign photo Workers at Tata Steel have called off a planned strike following a new offer from bosses.

Last updated 20 June 2015
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Packed programme for Carlisle's newest arts centre

Anne Quilter photo A joint project between Carlisle’s newest arts venue and a touring initiative is set to bring a packed programme of events to the city.

Last updated 20 June 2015
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Two guilty of terrifying robbery at computer shop

Three armed robbers who subjected a woman to a terrifying ordeal have been warned they face a lengthy prison sentence.

Last updated 20 June 2015
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'Bored' pensioner performed sex act outside teenage girl's bedroom window

A pensioner committed a sex act in front of a teenage girl, as she stood shocked in her bedroom window.

Last updated 20 June 2015
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Carlisle boy's message in a bottle gets response - 44 years later

Message in bottle photo A teenager who put a message in a bottle received a reply – more than 40 years later.

Last updated 20 June 2015
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Fire crews called to chimney fire

Firefighters tackled a chimney fire in Penrith.

Last updated 20 June 2015
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Couples attacked by gang after leaving wedding party

Two married couples were subjected to a vicious unprovoked attack by a gang of men in Carlisle city centre.

Last updated 20 June 2015
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Prison for man who tried to trick pensioner out of cash

A would-be conman has been jailed for trying to trick a pensioner out of £300.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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Police appeal for help to find man who may be in Carlisle

David Johnson photo Police are appealing for people in Cumbria to help trace a man who has been missing for more than a month.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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Man jailed for harassing his mum and handbag theft

A man has been jailed for harassing his mother and a theft which took place only hours earlier.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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Carlisle store faces staff protest over lack of wages

paris protest photo Furious workers battling to get their unpaid wages staged a protest outside a troubled department store as a key supplier stripped its company’s goods from the shelves.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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Murder probe police release boy, 16, on bail

Jordan Watson A 16-year-old boy arrested yesterday in connection with the death of teenager Jordan Watson has been released on bail.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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Cumbrian council admits planning approval error

A controversial flats plan will be reconsidered after a Cumbrian council admitted planning officers made a mistake. (4 comments)

Last updated 19 June 2015
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Curtain going up on new era at west Cumbrian theatre

Lee Martin-White photo Workington's Carnegie Theatre and Arts Centre will throw open its doors to the public on Thursday for the official launch of its new management trust.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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Cumbrian town to host sixth Armed Forces Day parade

Lauren Bales photo Workington's sixth annual Armed Forces Day parade will take place in the town next Saturday.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson to star at sportsman's dinner

Mark Lawrenson photo BBC pundit and ex-Liverpool star Mark Lawrenson will be the star turn at Moor Row FC’s sportsman’s dinner next month.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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£2m electrical contract on new leisure centre won by local firm

Paul Shackley photo A £2 million electrical contract for Workington’s new leisure centre has been awarded to a local company.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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Hollywood-based director's movie to be shown at Cumbrian film festival

Phillip Gable photo A Hollywood-based director has made a ghost film at Egremont’s Florence Arts Centre.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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West Cumbrian actor's comedy film to get festival screening

Garry Bedford photo A west Cumbrian actor will star in a comedy film coming to the Film Festival this weekend.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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'Foolish' thief who stole cash from car wash 'thoroughly ashamed'

A teenager who stole money from a Cumbrian car wash was told by a judge she had committed “an incredibly foolish act”.

Last updated 19 June 2015
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