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Seagulls, flies... it won’t be long before people start blaming the cursing stone

Cursing stone photo The people of Carlisle are under attack. Large and small, the enemy comes from the skies in wave after wave of merciless assaults.

Last updated 19 July 2010
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Back to the agony of watching Carlisle United

Now that the Word Cup is over, the focus of football fans can switch to the agony of following their own teams rather than the agony of following England.

Last updated 12 July 2010
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All they need is some Beatles knowledge

Almost 11,000 people saw Jools Holland play at Carlisle Racecourse last week.

Last updated 12 July 2010
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That’s the right path, Janet

Wainwright’s Walks may have made Julia Bradbury the most famous advocate of fellwalking in the Lake District.

Last updated 12 July 2010
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Let’s see if we’re any good at this sport

Carlisle's new American football team the Border Reivers (what an excellent name) can now begin playing friendly matches.

Last updated 5 July 2010
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It was over in a flash

Congratulations to Rafael Nadal, who yesterday won his second Wimbledon title.

Last updated 5 July 2010
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Time for the border watch

The campaign to change the clocks in England to create lighter nights is back on the agenda at Westminster.

Last updated 5 July 2010
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Fine heads of hair

Hairy Bikers photo You could be forgiven for thinking that the Hairy Bikers have just acquired another member, in the shape of Cumbria blues man Olly Alcock.

Last updated 28 June 2010
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It’s too late for England, but not for the cauli

The unmistakable sound of a bandwagon being jumped on has reached Reiver’s ears.

Last updated 28 June 2010
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How we can make MPs feel at home

Carlisle's new MP John Stevenson used his maiden House of Commons speech to urge the government to move Whitehall departments from London to the Border City.

Last updated 28 June 2010
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Nun resists trombone temptation

Anyone who has ever worked on a newspaper knows the printed word’s potential for mishaps.

Last updated 21 June 2010
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Glory to Carlisle United in the highest

Anyone concerned about England’s prospects in the World Cup might like to consider the power of prayer.

Last updated 21 June 2010
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Mind the wallpaper!

Rose Castle, the 14th-century home of the Bishop of Carlisle, faces an uncertain future.

Last updated 21 June 2010
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... and it doesn’t involve this...

THE roads are alive with the sound of drilling. At least they soon will be, again.

Last updated 14 June 2010
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I suppose it beats my Cowell statue idea...

REGARDLESS of whether you agree with it or not, surely it must gladden the heart to see work finally underway to widen and repave Castle Street, in Carlisle.

Last updated 14 June 2010
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Keogh forever!

A TATTOO is for life, not just for a football tournament.

Last updated 14 June 2010
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Doctor Who alters New Balance of the universe

New Balance is justifiably proud of its status as the only major sportswear firm to make shoes in the UK, at its factory in Flimby.

Last updated 7 June 2010
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Slade star Noddy relives unhappy time in Shap

Slade singer Noddy Holder has been rocking for more than 40 years.

Last updated 7 June 2010
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Should have worn your Cumbrian trainers Rory

New Penrith and the Border MP Rory Stewart has been tipped for the top by many.

Last updated 7 June 2010
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Come on Dave, stop this nonsense

The Tory-Lib Dem coalition has pledged to crack down on public sector inefficiency. (5 comments)

Last updated 31 May 2010
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