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Girl left needing medical treatment after dog attack, Carlisle court told
A dog bit a child's head and face, leaving her crying and needing medical treatment during a visit to a riding school, a court heard.

David and Helen Brass of The Lakes Free Range Eggs Company with Baroness Young (centre), chairwoman of The Woodland Trust.

 David and Helen Brass of The Lakes Free Range Eggs Company with Baroness Young (centre), chairwoman of The Woodland Trust.
David and Helen Brass of The Lakes Free Range Eggs Company with Baroness Young (centre), chairwoman of The Woodland Trust.
Egg company takes environment award
One of Cumbria's best-known food companies has taken a top environmental prize.

Eden Arts organises the Winter Droving

 Eden Arts organises the Winter Droving
Eden Arts organises the Winter Droving
Arts Council will give £12m to arts and culture in Cumbria
Cumbria will receive more than £12 million over the next four years to invest in arts and culture.

Tom Greatrex, of the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA).

Artist's impression of what new Moorside nuclear power plant could look like

 Tom Greatrex, of the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA).
Tom Greatrex, of the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA).
Cumbria's nuclear industry employment figures revealed
The civil nuclear industry employs almost 16,000 people in Cumbria, according to a new study.

In action: Cumbrian Frank Bird (Photo: Klaas Norg / Dutch Photo Agency)

 In action: Cumbrian Frank Bird (Photo: Klaas Norg / Dutch Photo Agency)
In action: Cumbrian Frank Bird (Photo: Klaas Norg / Dutch Photo Agency)
Teenage Cumbrian claims two top-10 finishes at Monza
Teenage Cumbrian Frank Bird was back in action at Monza, finishing in the top 10 in both races.
Honouring the fallen: £10,000 support to remember World War One soldiers
Work to find out more about the lives of soldiers killed during World War One has received a valuable boost.

The Lady of the Lake

Skipper Graeme Connacher talks to children from Stainton C of E Primary School

Lady of the Lake skipper Graeme Connacher

Peter Hensman

Ullswater 'Steamers' celebrate the 140th anniversary of the Lady of the Lake, the oldest heritage vessel in their fleet. Ann Faulkner, 93, Penrith, centre, grandaughter of Captain Thomas Thompson and great grandaughters Helen Shaw, Tirril, left and Jennifer Holliday, of Millbeck, right

The Lady of the Lake

Penrith Town Band play for the guests on the pier at Glenridding

Guests gather on the pier at Ullswater 'Steamers' to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the Lady of the Lake

Guests gather on the pier at Ullswater 'Steamers' to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the Lady of the Lake

 The Lady of the Lake
The Lady of the Lake
Sunk twice, hit by fire but still going strong - Cumbria's Lady of the Lake
A special celebration with champagne, music and confetti was held as the oldest Ullswater steamer marked her birthday.

Sue Hayman

 Sue Hayman
Sue Hayman
Radical reforms to cut number of Cumbrian MPs dropped
A politician says she is pleased that plans to cut the number of MPs in Cumbria from six to five appear to have been scrapped.

Tracy Grenfell with husband Dougie

 Tracy Grenfell with husband Dougie
Tracy Grenfell with husband Dougie
Terminally ill Cumbrian mum wrongly told she had Hepatitis C
Family say woman was left without any hope so planned her own funeral

Some of those attending last year's Careers in Medicine event

 Some of those attending last year's Careers in Medicine event
Some of those attending last year's Careers in Medicine event
Big chance for Cumbria's future doctors and nurses
Future doctors, nurses and medical practitioners will have the opportunity to have a taste of what's to come at a 'Career in Medicine' event.

Danny Grainger oversees a training session at his Cumbria Football Academy (photo: Colin Watson)

The academy (in red) line up against an Annan youth side at Penrith (photo: John France)

Coach Irwin Wallace puts young keepers through their paces (photo: Colin Watson)

Action from an academy training session (photo: Colin Watson)

Grainger (back row, centre) with coaches Irwin Wallace (back left) and Michael Yarker (back right) with sponsors (front, left to right) Roger Smith from Thomas Graham, Colin Carter from Yesss Electrical and Andrew Dunning from Liberty Work and Leisurewear (photo: John France)

Grainger says the academy has "taken off"

 Danny Grainger oversees a training session at his Cumbria Football Academy (photo: Colin Watson)
Danny Grainger oversees a training session at his Cumbria Football Academy (photo: Colin Watson)
How Carlisle Utd captain Danny Grainger's football academy is aiming to "bridge the gap"
Away from Brunton Park, the Blues skipper's Cumbria Football Academy is growing, he tells Jon Colman

Lakesman Triathlon 2017

Neil Cooper, of Penrith Arragon's Cumbrian Triathlon Club

Cezary Lewucha, of Carlisle

David Ferrier, of Westnewton, Keswick Tri Club

Event organisers Marie Whitehead, right, and Phil Whitehead, left, with first man back Joe Duckworth

Ulverston Tri Club's Michael Gregory

Ulverston Tri Club's Darren Eccles

Ryan Wood, of Ulverston Tri Club

Michael Maxwell, of Distington

Peter Glencross, of Bolton Low Houses

Matt Riley, of Keswick Tri Club, with Marcio Tomaz Bonifacio, of relay team Old Men Tri-ing

Anthony Wright, of Wigton

Lakesman Triathlon 2017

Lakesman Triathlon 2017

Lakesman Triathlon 2017

Lakesman Triathlon 2017

Lakesman Triathlon 2017

Lakesman Triathlon 2017

Lakesman Triathlon 2017

Lakesman Triathlon 2017

Andrew Jackson, of Whitehaven West Cumbria Tri

Lee Anderson, of West Cumbria Tri

Des Morris, of Tri Lakeland

Mark Blackwell, of West Cumbria Tri

Ulverston Tri Club members at the start

Lakesman Triathlon 2017

Anthony Wright

Paul Rodger, of Ulverston Tri Club, with his family

Paul Rodger, of Ulverston Triathlon Club, finished second

Winner Joe Duckworth, of Chorley

Lakesman Triathlon 2017

Lakesman Triathlon 2017

Overall relay team winners Team Salter, from left, Osicki Artur, Paul Evans and Wayne Somers

Organisers Marie Whitehead and Phil Whitehead, left, with two members of the winning male relay team Old Men Tri-ing, Marcio Bonifacio, second left, and Shaun Lea

Organisers Marie Whitehead, right, and Phil Whitehead with first woman back Nicola King

With organisers Phil Whitehead and Marie Whitehead, right, are the top three female competitors, from left, third placed Alison Matthews, first woman Nicola King and second placed Amy Earnshaw

Lakesman 2017 presentation event

 Lakesman Triathlon 2017
Lakesman Triathlon 2017
Almost 400 athletes took part in the gruelling Lakesman triathlon at Keswick - a 2.4-mile swim in Derwentwater, a 112-mile bike ride and a marathon foot race

Mark Bowman, chief executive of Inspira

The National Citizen Service (NCS) graduation ceremony 2016 at Rheged, Penrith. Jack Todd from Inspira with Georgia Seggie from Brampton who won the Most Contribution on NCS Award

 Mark Bowman, chief executive of Inspira
Mark Bowman, chief executive of Inspira
New adventure for more than 1,000 Cumbrian teenagers
Today marks the start of a once-in-a-lifetime experience for the largest cohort of Cumbrian school leavers to take part in a successful national youth scheme.

The Magistrates' Court in Carlisle. Plans are being proposed to transorm the area around Rickergate Thursday 24 July 2014 STEWART BLAIR 50066036F024.JPG

 The Magistrates' Court in Carlisle. Plans are being proposed to transorm the area around Rickergate Thursday 24 July 2014 STEWART BLAIR 50066036F024.JPG
The Magistrates' Court in Carlisle. Plans are being proposed to transorm the area around Rickergate Thursday 24 July 2014 STEWART BLAIR 50066036F024.JPG
"Controlling" man flouted court order banning him from contacting ex-partner
A woman former partner has been given a suspended jail sentence after he repeatedly flouted a court order banning him from contacting her.
"Advanced" driver crashed after drinking two-thirds from a bottle of vodka
A woman who crashed her car after drinking two thirds of a bottle of vodka was an advanced motorist, a court heard.

Joanne Carr winner of Bonny babies in 1979.

Joanne Graves, nee Carr, 40, of Harraby, Carlisle - she won the News & Star's Bonny Babies competition (girls 1-3 category) in 1979

Joanne Carr winner of bonny babies in 1979

Siblings Jack (left) Unwin, six, and three-year-old sister Nellie, of Fergus Way, Morton West, Carlisle. Jack reached the final of Bonny Babies in 2012 and Nellie won the 1-3 girls category in 2015

Parents Simon and Rachel Unwin, of Fergus Way, Morton West, Carlisle with children Jack, now six, and three year old Nellie. Jack was a finalist in the News & Star's Bonny Babies competition in 2012 and Nellie won the girls 1-3 years section in 2015's competition

Winners of the News and Star Bonny Babies Competition 2009 receive their prizes, Saturday 12th December 2009.

(left to right front) Harry Stewart 1 and mum Paula, Evie O'Hagan 3 and mum Karen, Harvey Bell 3 and mum Lyndsey.

(left to right back) David Jackson commercial director of the Lanes, Anne Pickles associate editor of the News and Star and Tony Wiseman photographer.

Bonny Baby Winner 2009 in the Babies One Year and Under category Harry Stewart, aged 11 months, from Causeway Head, near Silloth, pictured with proud mum Paula Stewart

1998 Bonny Babies Charlie Stewart, with his proud mum Paula Stewart

Bonny Babies / Bonny Baby competition finalist Taylor-Mae Graham with mum Kayleigh Lambert from Carlisle.

Bonny Babies 2015 winner of the one to three years catergory, Nellie Rose Unwin aged 15 months from Fergus Way, Morton, Carlisle pictured with mum Rachel Unwin

 Joanne Carr winner of Bonny babies in 1979.
Joanne Carr winner of Bonny babies in 1979.
Bonny Babies 40 years on - look how previous winners turned out!
Joanne Graves has just turned 40, and she isn't the only one celebrating a milestone this year.

M6 in Cumbria

Alexander McConville

 M6 in Cumbria
M6 in Cumbria
100mph danger driver on M6 at night - with lights switched off
Judge condemns "phenomenal" act of dangerous driving - but praises lorry drivers who protected crash casualties

Wigton Carnival, pictured are crowds outside the Throstles Nest as the carnival parade makes it's way up the street

Wigton Carnival, pictured are crowds outside the Throstles Nest as the carnival parade makes it's way up the street

Wigton Carnival, pictured are crowds outside the Throstles Nest as the carnival parade makes it's way up the street

Wigton Carnival, pictured are crowds outside the Throstles Nest as the carnival parade makes it's way up the street

 Wigton Carnival, pictured are crowds outside the Throstles Nest as the carnival parade makes it's way up the street
Wigton Carnival, pictured are crowds outside the Throstles Nest as the carnival parade makes it's way up the street
Hundreds line the streets of Wigton for town's annual carnival parade
A party mood is sweeping through Wigton today, with hundreds of people lining the streets for the town's annual carnival.
Dozens of children waiting to be adopted in Cumbria
Nearly 50 children are currently waiting to be adopted across the county.

Appleby Horse Fair

 Appleby Horse Fair
Appleby Horse Fair
Plot to fight at Appleby Horse fair foiled, court heard
TWO feuding travellers plotted to fight each other at Appleby Fair in a series of abusive online videos.

A train journeys along the west coast mainline route.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

 A train journeys along the west coast mainline route.
A train journeys along the west coast mainline route.
West Coast Partnership franchise bidders named
Three bids have been shortlisted to operate the West Coast Partnership rail franchise, which includes services to Carlisle, Penrith and Oxenholme.

CN Business awards Tom Armstrong and Martin Black Tom Armstrong (left) from the Old Mill Inn, Dearham with his trainer Martin Black(right) who are in the in-Cumbria Business Awards.

 CN Business awards Tom Armstrong and Martin Black Tom Armstrong (left) from the Old Mill Inn, Dearham with his trainer Martin Black(right) who are in the in-Cumbria Business Awards.
CN Business awards Tom Armstrong and Martin Black Tom Armstrong (left) from the Old Mill Inn, Dearham with his trainer Martin Black(right) who are in the in-Cumbria Business Awards.
High-achieving apprentice up for recognition at our awards
When Tom Armstrong baked with his grandma Dorothy as a small boy little did he know he was sowing the seeds for his future career.

Armed police at the recent Olly Murs concert in Carlisle

 Armed police at the recent Olly Murs concert in Carlisle
Armed police at the recent Olly Murs concert in Carlisle
Get used to armed police on Cumbria's streets - Chief Constable
Cumbria's chief constable says there is no end to the terror threat in sight - and that people should get used to armed officers on the county’s streets.

Liz and Graham Hampson with Charlie and Theo

Happy reunion: Graham and Liz Hampson with Charlie and Theo

Mark Steel with Jasper

Charlie and Theo

Graham Hampson for Charlie

 Liz and Graham Hampson with Charlie and Theo
Liz and Graham Hampson with Charlie and Theo
Sausages save the day after four-day hunt for dogs missing in Lake District
A family was thrown into a four-day search mission after their two dogs disappeared.

The Great North Air Ambulance

 The Great North Air Ambulance
The Great North Air Ambulance
Paraglider suffers multiple injuries in crash on Cumbrian fell
A paraglider who crashed on a Cumbrian fell suffered back, chest and ankle injuries.
Australia's Johnathan Thurston will miss the Rugby League World Cup through injury
Australia's Johnathan Thurston will miss the Rugby League World Cup through injury
Australia's Johnathan Thurston will miss the Rugby League World Cup through injury
Blow for Australia as Johnathan Thurston ruled out of Rugby League World Cup
Australia star Johnathan Thurston will miss the Rugby League World Cup after a shoulder injury ruled him out of next month's State of Origin decider and effectively ended his Queensland career.

Filming of BBC's drama The A Word, about a dysfunctional family who live in the Lakes, pictured is actor Ted Robbins, left, on location near Keswick, 20 June 2017 LOUISE PORTER 50088252F025.JPG

Christopher Eccleston on location

Actor Greg McHugh

Local runners are extras in the drama. Actor Greg McHugh talks to some of them

Actor Christopher Eccleston, centre, on location near Keswick

Local runners are extras

Filming near Keswick

Sandra Gattward is one of the extras

Filming near Keswick

Actor Ted Robbins

Actor Max Vento plays Joe in the series

Filming of BBC's drama The A Word

Filming of BBC's drama The A Word

Actor Christopher Eccleston, centre

Filming of BBC's drama The A Word

Actor Max Vento who plays Joe

Keswick AC members Mike Mallen, left, and Alan Davidson

Local runners were used as extras

Local runners were used as extras

Filming of BBC's drama The A Word

Actor Greg McHugh

Actors Greg McHugh, left, and Ted Robbins

Filming of BBC's drama The A Word

Local runners were used as extras

Actor Ted Robbins on location

 Filming of BBC's drama The A Word, about a dysfunctional family who live in the Lakes, pictured is actor Ted Robbins, left, on location near Keswick, 20 June 2017 LOUISE PORTER 50088252F025.JPG
Filming of BBC's drama The A Word, about a dysfunctional family who live in the Lakes, pictured is actor Ted Robbins, left, on location near Keswick, 20 June 2017 LOUISE PORTER 50088252F025.JPG
On set with the stars of BBC TV's hit drama The A Word
The team behind the hit TV show The A Word are back in the Lake District for a new series. Kelly Pattison went on location
Transgender victim of assault suffers night terrors, court hears
An assault victim told a Carlisle court he had lived through years of bullying linked to his transgender status.

Confident stroke: Keswick 3rds' captain Karl Link bats against Nunwick 2nds (Photos: Ben Challis)

Leg peg: Nunwick's Colin Bradshaw is bowled by Rob Dixon

 Confident stroke: Keswick 3rds' captain Karl Link bats against Nunwick 2nds (Photos: Ben Challis)
Confident stroke: Keswick 3rds' captain Karl Link bats against Nunwick 2nds (Photos: Ben Challis)
Braithwaite miss the chance to stay top of the Eden Valley Cricket League Premier Division
Glorious, hot, sunny weather - the complete opposite of last week ensured a full programme took place.

Jonathan Johnson

 Jonathan Johnson
Jonathan Johnson
Cumbrian schools set to delay exam results publication
Schools are set to delay the publication of their GCSE and A Level results this summer, because of changes to exam grading.