Cumbria

Joshua Titcombe death: Midwife Lindsey Biggs struck off

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 19:20
A midwife whose failings contributed to the death of a baby boy in Cumbria is banned from practising.
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Tribute to Lake District fatal fall victim Kevin Ryan

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 17:52
A family pays tribute to an "experienced" walker who died after falling about 500ft (152 metres) while walking in the Cumbrian fells.
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Women questioned over loyalist's murder

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 21:07
The PSNI question three women in connection with the murder of prominent loyalist paramilitary John Boreland.
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Poppi Worthington death: Detective inspector demoted

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 19:03
A police officer involved in the initial investigation into the death of Poppi Worthington is demoted.
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Cleator Moor dog attack victim 'had been bitten before'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 15:09
A man who was mauled to death by his pet dog had been bitten by it twice before, an inquest hears.
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Gull GPS 'backpacks' assess Barrow wind turbine effects

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 12:43
Gulls in Cumbria are fitted with GPS "backpacks" as part of a project to assess the impact offshore windfarms have on birdlife.
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MEP Woolfe quits 'death spiral' UKIP

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/17/2016 - 20:25
UKIP MEP Steven Woolfe, who spent three nights in hospital after a row with a party colleague, is quitting the party, saying it is in a "death spiral".
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Inmate found hanged in cell days after giving birth

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/17/2016 - 16:27
An inmate was found dead in a Durham prison cell days after giving birth, an inquest finds.
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Walker dies in 500ft Lake District fall

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/17/2016 - 14:49
A man dies after falling about 500ft (152 metres) while walking in the Cumbrian fells.
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Carlisle United 3-2 Hartlepool United

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/15/2016 - 18:32
Ten-man Carlisle beat Hartlepool 3-2 to extend their unbeaten run to 13 games and equalling their best-ever league start.
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Wastwater deepest lake power cable replaced

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/15/2016 - 18:18
Work to replace a 40-year-old power cable under England's deepest lake begins.
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Cartoonists flock to Kendal comic festival

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/15/2016 - 16:24
Cartoonists from Japan, Canada, Australia, Finland and Europe appear at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival.
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In pictures: Assignments 2016

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/15/2016 - 00:10
The British Press Photographers’ Association selects the best news, features and sports photography from the last 12 months.
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Comics laureate named at Lakes festival

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/14/2016 - 21:34
Artist Charlie Adlard, best known for his work on The Walking Dead, is named the UK's second comics laureate.
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Derek Asamoah: Carlisle United bring back forward on short-term deal

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/14/2016 - 12:15
League Two side Carlisle United re-signe striker Derek Asamoah on a two-month contract.
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Morecambe Bay midwife received 'irregular' payoff deal

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/13/2016 - 17:51
A former midwife at a scandal-hit maternity unit received an "irregular" redundancy deal and a promise not to be investigated, a review says.
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Dave Clark: Workington Town appoint head coach for 2017

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/13/2016 - 16:26
Workington Town name former Barrow and South Wales Scorpions boss Dave Clark in the vacant head coach role.
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RSPCA condemns Windermere heron air rifle attack

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/13/2016 - 13:36
An animal charity says it is "incredible" that anyone would take pleasure in harming an animal, after a heron is targeted with an air rifle.
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Small Cumbrian businesses get £8.5m training boost

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/12/2016 - 22:28
Carlisle College is awarded £8.5m to help around 900 small local businesses to develop their workforces.
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Cat gets trapped in owner's stairlift in Kendal

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/12/2016 - 20:49
A cat that got trapped in a stairlift is rescued thanks to the dogged determination of an RSPCA inspector.
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