Cumbria

Another Fine Fest: Triple world record bid prompts participant plea

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 03:02
A festival celebrating Stan Laurel bids for records involving party hats, odd socks and musical statues.
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Ian Evatt: Barrow appoint former Chesterfield and Blackpool defender as new manager

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:15
Barrow appoint former Chesterfield and Blackpool defender Ian Evatt as their new manager.
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Teen arrested over Workington school attack threat

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:11
Police say they are investigating an incident of malicious communications.
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Stobart Group defiant after ex-boss sacked from board

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 08:15
The owner of Southend and Carlislie airports defends its decision to sack former boss Andrew Tinkler.
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Man who died after Ormsgill Reservoir swim named

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 18:23
Wesley Woods, 36, died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Ormsgill Reservoir in Barrow.
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Storm causes West Coast Main Line havoc

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 14:45
Virgin suspends services north of Preston after trees toppled on to overhead lines.
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Furness hospital baby deaths: NMC admits delays

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 22:13
Eleven babies and one mother died at Furness General Hospital in Barrow between 2004 and 2013.
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Man guilty of kidnapping and raping woman in Carlisle

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 19:44
Luke Thompson, 24, grabbed the woman by her scarf, shoved her into a flat and raped her.
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Central Plaza Hotel: Fifty tonnes of masonry removed from building

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 16:24
Contractors are working to make the crumbling former hotel safe.
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One in five UK mammals at risk of extinction

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:09
The red squirrel, the wildcat, and the grey long-eared bat face severe threats, a study says.
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Hurt husky stretchered off Scafell Pike by rescue team

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:05
The six-year-old dog is "on the mend" after struggling with a cut paw, her owner says.
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County Championship: Durham beat Derbyshire by 95 runs in Division Two

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 13:36
Durham recover from being skittled for 96 on the opening day to complete a remarkable 95-run win over Derbyshire.
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County Championship: Gareth Harte century revives Durham hopes

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 18:57
Gareth Harte's maiden first-class century hands Durham an unlikely chance of a result after a day three revival against Derbyshire.
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County Championship: Derbyshire in control despite rain at Durham

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 18:07
South African bowler Duanne Olivier helps Derbyshire take control in a rain-affected second day at Durham.
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Trains steam ahead on Pennines heritage line

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 14:25
South Tynedale Railway runs on part of the Alston Line, the highest in England, that closed in 1976.
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Tim Farron leads Lakes Line protest march

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 11:42
The protest follows the decision to temporarily close stations between Windermere and Oxenholme.
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Lakes Line trains suspension sparks protest

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 15:21
Tim Farron is leading a march between Windermere and Oxenholme stations.
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'Spider' used to help fix Lake District fells

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 14:18
The specialist digger has legs instead of tracks, allowing it to access steep hillsides.
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Lakes Line trains 'set for extended suspension'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:29
Reintroducing services on 18 June would lead to further delays and cancellations, Northern warns.
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Thousands flock to Appleby Horse Fair

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 17:24
The annual celebration of traveller culture is expected to attract 10,000 people.
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