Cumbria

West Coast rail: Virgin Trains and Stagecoach net £51.2m in dividends

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 13:45
Despite walking away from another franchise, Virgin Trains and Stagecoach shared £51.2m in dividends.
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Rail services resume as Lakes landslip cleared

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 10:48
Passengers are still warned to expect delays on the line between Carlisle and Preston.
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Landslip brings Lakes rail services to halt

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 17:16
Trains between Oxenholme and Penrith are affected after a landslip blocks the line.
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Bromley v Barrow

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 12:16
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Bromley and Barrow.
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Carlisle United v Morecambe

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 12:11
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Carlisle United and Morecambe.
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Storm Callum: Flood defences fail and homes without power

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:57
Homes are left without power, trees block rural roads and flood defences fail in the stormy weather.
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Three more Northern rail strikes announced

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:37
The RMT will have their 31st strike on Saturday over a long-running dispute over train guards.
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Poppi Worthington: 'No criminal activity' on laptop used by father

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:23
Paul Worthington viewed adult porn on the device before the 13-month-old's death, but it was not seized by police at the time.
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Drill rapper Daniel Olaloko jailed over county lines drug scam

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:15
Trigga T was a senior member of the London-based Nation gang, which flooded a northern town with drugs.
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Ulverston drugs plant job loss consultation under way

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:10
GlaxoSmithKline is to axe 191 jobs, more than half of the workforce at the Ulverston site.
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The rise of the Comic Book Kids: Festival braced for youth invasion

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 03:37
Meet three child artists who are displaying their work at one of the UK's most prestigious comic art festivals.
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Workington psychiatrist 'put her name everywhere' in woman's will

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 19:55
A consultant psychiatrist is accused of adding herself to an 84-year-old woman's £1.3m will.
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Workington psychiatrist 're-wrote' elderly woman's £1.3m will

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:28
A consultant psychiatrist was set to inherit an 84-year-old's cottage and £300,000, a court hears
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Drug driver Thomas Jones jailed after M6 crash

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:21
Thomas Jones was found to be 30 times the legal limit for a metabolite of cocaine.
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Council hit by cyber attack reveals £2m cost

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 13:15
Copeland Council said it had brought in experts to better protect it from future attacks.
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Volunteer ambulance crew used blue light while 'untrained'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 21:15
The North West Ambulance Service has suspended the pair while an investigation takes place
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Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in Coniston return hope

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 11:55
The Ruskin Museum Trust also wants the vessel to go on show in an extension specially built for it.
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Ivor Broadis: Carlisle football legend to be made freeman

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 15:22
The 95-year-old won 14 caps for his country and scored twice in the 1954 World Cup.
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Laurel and Hardy coin portraits created for film premiere

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 13:01
Pennies were used for Ulverston-born Stan Laurel, and cents for the US citizen Oliver Hardy.
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Penrith Beacon development plans opposed in protest march

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 19:22
Campaigners claim "overwhelming support" while landowner Lowther Estates says it wants "dialogue".
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