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Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Power cut in Penrith

More than 100 homes are without electricity in Penrith tonight.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Call for urgent talks over NMP Sellafield decision

Whitehaven RL deal photo Community leaders in west Cumbria are calling for meetings with nuclear chiefs.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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44 Cumbrian jobs go as part of MoD cuts

Forty-four jobs are going – more than half the workforce – at a Cumbrian military site. (3 comments)

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Cumbria council leader: Merging services would help save cash

Stewart Young photo Merging services – including firefighters, health trusts and councils – would help save cash-strapped Cumbria vital money.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Cumbrian woman conquers fears to star in TV dating show

Jen Chambers photo A Cumbrian woman aims to spread the word that everyone can find love as she appears in a new TV dating show.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Cumbrian fell life to reach peaktime audience

Terry Abraham photo A unique movie showing a year in the life of England’s highest peak will soon make its debut on mainstream television.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Paddington Bear film boost for Cumbrian marmalade festival

Jane Hasell-McCosh A festival that has helped make Cumbria the worldwide centre for all things marmalade is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Cumbria's Old Age Pedallers pushing back the years

Cyclists photo It is time to don the stretchy sports gear and hit the pedals if you want to improve your health and age in the best possible way.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Fishing crisis looms as Cumbrian river stocks plummet

Andy Gowans photo Salmon fishing in the region will face lean years in the future unless something is done to improve the fish’s survival rate at sea.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Police hunt Aspatria woman

Police have renewed an appeal to help trace an Aspatria woman who failed to appear in court.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Stobart drivers' dispute settled for 'seven figure sum'

A bitter dispute over how 184 Eddie Stobart drivers lost their jobs has been settled out of court – reportedly for a seven-figure sum.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Conservative MPs back Cumbria Mayor campaign

Rory Stewart photo North Cumbria's two Conservative MPs have joined forces to support the campaign to have a directly elected mayor for the county.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Britain’s Got Talent spotting in Cumbria

ptwaltal1 Dance tribes, a drag act, musicians and singers were out in force to take part in pre-auditions for this year’s Britain’s Got Talent.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Record profits firm makes strong start to 2014-15

Carr's Milling Industries, the Carlisle-based agriculture, food and engineering group, has made an “encouraging” start to 2014-15.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Teen charged after alleged knife threat to delivery driver

Pets at Home photo A teenager has been charged after a delivery driver was allegedly threatened at knifepoint.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Plea for people to offer up spare rooms for Cumbria's homeless

Homeless photo A plea has been issued for people to offer up their spare rooms to help provide emergency accommodation for Cumbria’s homeless young people.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Hospitals in plea to visitors in battle against winter bug

Hospitals in Carlisle and Whitehaven are continuing to deal with an outbreak of winter vomiting which has affected dozens of patients to date.

Last updated 14 January 2015
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Carlisle planners set to give go-ahead for 99 new homes

Councillors have been urged to back plans to build 99 new homes on the site of an old military training base.

Last updated 13 January 2015
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Police name man found dead on Cumbrian fell

Police have identified the body of a man found on a Cumbrian mountain top.

Last updated 13 January 2015
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Two power shutdowns ‘will cost us thousands’ claims Carlisle company boss

Andrew Monkhouse photo A small Carlisle company claims it will be left £7,000 out of pocket if plans go ahead to shut off its power for two days.

Last updated 13 January 2015
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