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Quiz genius Michael Penrice, of Moorhouse, near Wigton


          Quiz genius Michael Penrice, of Moorhouse, near Wigton
Quiz genius Michael Penrice, of Moorhouse, near Wigton
Former Cumbrian Mastermind champion goes for Brain of Britain title - and see if you can match up
A Mastermind champion is on the hunt for quiz glory again as he bids to become the Brain of Britain.

Champions: Workington Athletic win the Conway Cup

 Champions: Workington Athletic win the Conway Cup
Champions: Workington Athletic win the Conway Cup
Aspatria secure Premier Division runners-up spot, while Workington Athletic win the Conway Cup
Smurfit Kappa Premier Division side Aspatria secured the runners-up spot with a narrow win on the road at Silloth.
£20k of tools stolen from building site in Cumbria
Police are appealing for information after £20,000 worth of tools were stolen from a Cumbrian building site.

The old Kings Arms building

 The old Kings Arms building
The old Kings Arms building
Girls, 14, arrested after arson attack in Cumbrian town centre
Two teenage girls were arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a former pub.

The aftermath of the fire at SIS Pitches' warehouse

Fire at SIS in Maryport

Picture: Cumbria police

Picture Tom Kay

Picture Tom Kay

Picture Tom Kay

Picture Tom Kay

Picture MIKE McKENZIE

Picture MIKE McKENZIE

Picture MIKE McKENZIE

Picture MIKE McKENZIE

Picture MIKE McKENZIE

Photo: Jan Fialkowski

Smoke from the fire in Maryport can be seen in Workington

Anthony Bickley's photo of the fire in Maryport

Photo: Jan Fialkowski

View of smoke from Workington

Photo: Neil Kendall

Photo: Jim McBride

Fire on Maryport's Glasson Industrial Estate, picture submitted by Joanne Hill

Fire on Maryport's Glasson Industrial Estate, picture submitted by Joanne Hill

Smoke from the Maryport SIS fire seen from Cockermouth

Picture: Annie Kendall

Fire at SIS in Maryport

Picture: Cumbria police

Fire appliances rush to fill up with more water

 The aftermath of the fire at SIS Pitches' warehouse
The aftermath of the fire at SIS Pitches' warehouse
Efforts to bring Cumbrian factory fire under control continue
Firefighters tackling a huge blaze at a west Cumbrian synthetic turf factory are continuing to bring it under control this morning.

Firefighters at the scene

Cumbria police and firefighters attend the scene of a fire

Cumbria police and firefighters attend the scene of a fire

Firefighters at the scene

Emergency services at the scene

Firefighters at the scene of the fire

 Firefighters at the scene
Firefighters at the scene
Road reopens after Wigton hotel fire
A Wigton hotel that has been empty for several years was on fire tonight.
Gritters to salt routes across Cumbria as temperatures drop
Cumbria's gritters are salting a number of key roads across the county tonight.

Family photo: Helen Armstrong and son John

Helen Armstrong

 Family photo: Helen Armstrong and son John
Family photo: Helen Armstrong and son John
'Every time it gets harder to leave him' - battle to free the Chennai 6 steps up
Four times Helen Armstrong has been forced to leave her only son in an Indian jail, finally prompting her to write an open letter to Government. She speaks exclusively to Emily Parsons.
Cumbria Police investigate reports of boy, 11, being approached
Detectives have moved to reassure the public after reports of an 11-year-old child being approached by two men in a car.

Workington Athletic retained the Smurfit Kappa Premier League title (Photo: Linda Perry)

 Workington Athletic retained the Smurfit Kappa Premier League title (Photo: Linda Perry)
Workington Athletic retained the Smurfit Kappa Premier League title (Photo: Linda Perry)
Workington Athletic retain the Smurfit Kappa Premier Division title
Workington Athletic have retained the Smurfit Kappa Premier Division championship after a 6-2 victory against Aspatria.

Frank Mitchell

 Frank Mitchell
Frank Mitchell
Frank is Martha's hero, who is yours?
Good neighbour Frank Mitchell never performed his kind acts to receive praise.
Man arrested in relation to attempted armed robbery at a Carlisle takeaway
A teenager arrested on suspicion of robbery following an incident at a Carlisle takeaway which left staff and customers shaken has been released under investigation.
Impressive family home with period charm
Listed property near Wigton is full of historic charm and has delightful views of countryside.

Molly and Jackson Young take part in a Easter egg hunt.

Tilda Hollins and Sophia Bouguila take part in a Easter egg hunt.

The crowds at Taste Cumbria festival Kirkby Londsdale.

Easter Princess Party at Darling Manor in Whitehaven.

Easter fun. Lakes village of Pooley Bridge busy with visitors on Easter Sunday

MARCH 14th 2017. DAVID HOLLINS

Easter fun.

Lambs gambolling in the fields around the Lakes village of Pooley Bridge

MARCH 14th 2017. DAVID HOLLINS

Easter fun. A good turn out for the Easter Junior Parkrun at Bitts Park in Carlisle.

Eleanor Grimshaw (L) and twin sister Isobel from Carlisle before the run

MARCH 14th 2017. DAVID HOLLINS

Easter fun. A good turn out for the Easter Junior Parkrun at Bitts Park in Carlisle

MARCH 14th 2017. DAVID HOLLINS

Easter fun. A good turn out for the Easter Junior Parkrun at Bitts Park in Carlisle

MARCH 14th 2017. DAVID HOLLINS

Easter fun.

Vistors enjoy a day out in the Lakes village of Pooley Bridge.

Mervyn Evans and Kerry Nicholls with daughter Maddie from Carlisle feed the ducks

MARCH 14th 2017. DAVID HOLLINS

Easter fun.

Vistors enjoy a day out in the Lakes village of Pooley Bridge.

A couple walk along the shoreline

MARCH 14th 2017. DAVID HOLLINS

Easter fun.

Vistors enjoy a day out in the Lakes village of Pooley Bridge.

The Ullswater steamers pull into the jetty

MARCH 14th 2017. DAVID HOLLINS

Easter fun.

Vistors enjoy a day out in the Lakes village of Pooley Bridge.

The Ullswater steamers pull into the jetty

MARCH 14th 2017. DAVID HOLLINS

Easter fun.

Vistors enjoy a day out in the Lakes village of Pooley Bridge.

MARCH 14th 2017. DAVID HOLLINS

Easter fun.

Vistors enjoy a day out in the Lakes village of Pooley Bridge.

Pooley Bridge Inn

MARCH 14th 2017. DAVID HOLLINS

Easter fun.

Vistors enjoy a day out in the Lakes village of Pooley Bridge.

Angler Chris Parker from the Penrith Anglers club fishes for brown trout.

MARCH 14th 2017. DAVID HOLLINS

Easter Fun at the Beacon in Whitehaven. pic MIKE McKENZIE 16th April 2017 Andrew Kelly from Cleator Moor has fun with his son Rory as they play in the pirate room at the Beacon during their Easter weekend visit. pic Mike McKenzie

 Molly and Jackson Young take part in a Easter egg hunt.
Molly and Jackson Young take part in a Easter egg hunt.
Thousands enjoy the Easter weekend in Cumbria
Thousands of people made the most of the first bank holiday of the year which brought a boost to Cumbria's economy.

Twins Tyrone and (right) Thomas Marshall, seven, with their dads stall The Fudge Bar from The Lanes, Carlisle, at Taste Cumbria festival Kirkby Londsdale

Luke Christian co-founder of Lakeland Mues from Rosley at his stall at Taste Cumbria festival

Debra Knight of Two White Hats from Wigton giving a sample of her food to (right) Elizabeth Smith from Walney Island, at Taste Cumbria festival Kirkby Londsdale

Sarah Kay of The Mallow Maid from Dacre

The crowds at Taste Cumbria festival Kirkby Londsdale

Alan Sibbett of Shaw Meats from Aspatria at Taste Cumbria festival Kirkby Londsdale

 Twins Tyrone and (right) Thomas Marshall, seven, with their dads stall The Fudge Bar from The Lanes, Carlisle, at Taste Cumbria festival Kirkby Londsdale
Twins Tyrone and (right) Thomas Marshall, seven, with their dads stall The Fudge Bar from The Lanes, Carlisle, at Taste Cumbria festival Kirkby Londsdale
Cumbrian food and drink celebration draws in the crowds
A showcase of all that is great about food and drink in Cumbria is drawing in strong Easter crowds
Arsonists torched car in Carlisle
Police are looking to trace arsonists who torched a car in Carlisle.

Police at the scene

Cordon at the scene

 Police at the scene
Police at the scene
Man rushed to hospital after "serious" collision in Carlisle
A man was rushed to hospital with "serious" head injuries after being involved with a collision with a car.

Alston's Ruth Lancaster James Cottage Hospital

 Alston's Ruth Lancaster James Cottage Hospital
Alston's Ruth Lancaster James Cottage Hospital
Campaigners considering legal action over hospital beds closure
Health campaigners say they are considering taking legal action over a decision to close beds at Alston's community hospital.

Fun day at Brunton Park

Freddy and Charlie Waite from Wigton meet Olga

Players sign autographs for fans

Fans Jack and Ellie Hewson from Cumwhinton on the team bus

Hayden Percival from Burgh by Sands meets Mark Gillespie

 Fun day at Brunton Park
Fun day at Brunton Park
Young Blues' fans brush shoulders with CUFC stars
Young fans got the chance to brush shoulders with some of their heroes at a Carlisle United fun day.

Michael Bright, 66, who died in hospital

Marilyn Bright

 Michael Bright, 66, who died in hospital
Michael Bright, 66, who died in hospital
Health trust admits responsibility for man's death at Cumberland Infirmary
Hospital bosses have agreed a “significant” compensation payout for the widow of a patient who died after medics were too slow to treat his deadly post-surgery infection.

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Peter Doyle speaks at the Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Mike Downham with Emily Graham at the Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Brent Kennedy speaks at the Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Andrea Murray, left, speaking at the protest as Helen Davison holds Benjamin Murray

Heather Dempsey speaks at the Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest

 Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest
Save Our Services, NHS cuts protest
Mass protest on Carlisle streets over health service cuts
Pregnant women, families with children and NHS staff were among the 800-strong crowd that took to the streets of Carlisle in opposition to health service cuts.

Firefighters rushed to the scene

 Firefighters rushed to the scene
Firefighters rushed to the scene
Firefighters from across Cumbria tackle barn fire
Firefighters from seven stations tackled a barn fire for five hours.

The Magistrates' Court in Carlisle.

 The Magistrates' Court in Carlisle.
The Magistrates' Court in Carlisle.
Drink driver crashed into bollard
A drink driver was caught after his vehicle collided with a bollard and he failed to stop or report the accident, magistrates heard.

The funeral of Jeff Matthews

 The funeral of Jeff Matthews
The funeral of Jeff Matthews
Bikers’ farewell to accident victim Jeff Matthews
Dozens of bikers formed a motorcycle cavalcade to pay a poignant farewell to a popular Carlisle man.

Steven and Carolyn Todhunter with their 15-month-old daughter Ellie at Wiggonby House

Keystone on the archway dated 1846

 Steven and Carolyn Todhunter with their 15-month-old daughter Ellie at Wiggonby House
Steven and Carolyn Todhunter with their 15-month-old daughter Ellie at Wiggonby House
Farmhouse opportunity for homes, tourism or business
An old farmhouse near a Cumbrian tourist attraction is for sale with approval for redevelopment.

Dr Craig Melrose

 Dr Craig Melrose
Dr Craig Melrose
Temporary bed closures at Cumbrian community hospital
Beds at one of three under-threat community hospitals will close temporarily later this month due to a staffing crisis.

Nicola Reay and Fiona Ismay

 Nicola Reay and Fiona Ismay
Nicola Reay and Fiona Ismay
Cumbrian sisters prepare for South American charity adventure
Two Cumbrian sisters are preparing fly half way across the world and tackle Peru's famous Inca Trail in memory of their late mother.

Workington Athletic's Ashley Kelly

 Workington Athletic's Ashley Kelly
Workington Athletic's Ashley Kelly
Bransty Rangers pull off shock in Benevolent Cup Semi-Final over Premier Division side Netherhall
Bransty Rangers pulled off the shock of the week in the Benevolent Cup Semi-Final over Premier Division side Netherhall.

Ballot box

 Ballot box
Ballot box
Cumbria County Council elections: candidates named for May 4 vote
The political future of Cumbria County Council is up for grabs with the full list of candidates for election day on May 4 published.

Carni McCarron-Holmes

 Carni McCarron-Holmes
Carni McCarron-Holmes
Cumbria councillors again defend decision to leave crunch health vote
Councillors who claimed misunderstanding led them to leave a crunch health meeting before a final vote have again defended themselves, after calls for a re-run were ruled out.