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What’s in a few hundred miles?

MEMBERS of our police force require certain skills.

Last updated 3 September 2012
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Langholm was one giant leap

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Last updated 3 September 2012
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I predict a riot if it’s just a football team

INDIE-ROCK band Kaiser Chiefs are coming to Cumbria.

Last updated 3 September 2012
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Who cares if Harry was naked anyway?

harry001 So silly. So utterly and inarguably ridiculous. Come now... you really do have to laugh. (26 comments)

Last updated 28 August 2012
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That’s a fail, Michael Gove

More exam results this week. More young people biting their nails down to the elbows, waiting for some clever-clogs to tell them they’re actually all pretty dim. (7 comments)

Last updated 21 August 2012
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The view from here: our men on the Olympics

Charlie Burgess photo We have heard much about the Olympic experience from the athletes’ perspective.

Last updated 20 August 2012
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Make a note of where you live

Carlisle's Twisted Wheel nightclub may reopen, more than four years after it closed.

Last updated 20 August 2012
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Politicians have no place in this new hope and glory

Well, that was fun. More than fun, it was uplifting, refreshing, awe-inspiring, exciting. (12 comments)

Last updated 14 August 2012
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Now Carlisle United can sneak up on goal

Carlisle Utd shirt photo The sun was in my eyes. A dog ate my homework. The cheque’s in the post. The world has heard plenty of excuses. But few were as memorable as one from Sir Alex Ferguson in April 1996.

Last updated 13 August 2012
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Your gold letter day will come

In towns and cities around the UK, postboxes are being painted gold in recognition of Team GB’s Olympic champions.

Last updated 13 August 2012
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British cycling: It's got more gold than a gangsta rapper

The global domination by team GB of all things to do with pedalling and rowing has spread to Cumbria.

Last updated 9 August 2012
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On the run from Olympic Games

The French say they would have staged it much better and accuse our all-conquering cyclists of using “magic wheels” to beat their best pedal pushers.

Last updated 9 August 2012
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Big cat spotted by yeti

Is there some crazed wild beast stalking the wilderness of Cumbria?

Last updated 9 August 2012
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We were right all along...

Wait long enough and everything that goes around comes around again to prove you weren’t such a silly old witterer after all. (1 comment)

Last updated 7 August 2012
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When inflation gets out of hand

The Darwin Awards is a website which celebrates gross stupidity by humankind.

Last updated 6 August 2012
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In tears over the rowing? You’ve got to be choking

From her hot foreign holiday hideaway, friend Twinkle was getting a bit teary. “I don’t believe myself,” she said in a whimper suggesting either she or the mobile line was cracking up... on account of excessive sun-drenching perhaps.

Last updated 3 August 2012
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It is the taking part that counts

There are only two sections to the nation’s newspapers and news reports: the Olympics pages and the latest grim news on the economy.

Last updated 2 August 2012
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London Olympics opening ceremony was bonkers - and stunning

Bonkers. No two ways about it. The Olympics opening ceremony spun so far off the wall, it broke the sound barrier. (13 comments)

Last updated 31 July 2012
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Think of the children!

Once again Cumbria has failed in its bid to attract cash and the chance to work with shopping guru Mary Portas.

Last updated 30 July 2012
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I’ve got a good idea children... let’s get bored

It was Monday when my eldest (he’s 10) said: “This summer holiday is going exactly as I wanted it to... slowly.”

Last updated 26 July 2012
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