Cumbria

Storm Desmond floods force Carlisle United to rethink stadium move plans

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 12:56
Carlisle's new stadium plans could be halted in favour of redevelopment following floods, says co-owner John Nixon.
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Carlisle could reconsider stadium plans

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 12:56
Carlisle's new stadium plans could be halted in favour of redevelopment following floods, says co-owner John Nixon.
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Rail crossers 'dicing with death'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 10:15
People crossing a railway track where trains reach speeds of 95mph (150kmh) are dicing with death, police warn.
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The UK's vote on Europe: Then and now

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 02:59
People who voted in the 1975 referendum look back on how they voted and consider how they will vote in June.
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'North's national' newspaper unveiled

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 12:00
A new daily newspaper described as the "North's national" is being launched in the north of England and south-west Scotland.
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Arrest after girl stabbed with knife

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 11:09
A man is arrested after a girl was stabbed with a knife in Cumbria.
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Arrest after injured man found on M6

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 09:51
A man is arrested after another man is found in a car on the M6 suffering from serious facial injuries.
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Heather fire crews use hand-held beaters

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:14
Crews use hand-held beaters to tackle a blaze in Cumbria after a large area of heather catches fire.
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Revival of British Steel a 'new chapter'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 10:20
The return of the British Steel brand marks a "new chapter" in the industry after completion of the sale of Tata's Long Products division including Workington workshop, unions say.
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Flood report highlights action plan

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 18:40
Floods that affected nearly 500 properties in a Cumbria town had "overwhelmed" defences, a report says
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Five-year match ban for race abuse fan

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:55
A man is given a five-year baning order for racist abuse directed at players during Carlisle United's FA Cup fourth round tie with Everton.
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Odd laws you may unknowingly break

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 01:08
As an 800-year-old dress code deemed "sexist and discriminatory" is debated in Norfolk, what other rules and regulations are surprisingly old-fashioned - or just plain strange?
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Wildlife park welcomes red panda

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 15:40
A Cumbrian nature reserve welcomes a second red panda - a species classed as endangered because of a fall in its numbers.
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River gravel removed after floods

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 11:46
More than 1,200 tonnes of gravel are removed from a river in Cumbria following December's flooding.
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Taylor's century gives Notts edge

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 18:36
Brendan Taylor's first century of the season helps Nottinghamshire fight back against Durham at Trent Bridge.
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Air ambulance plasma put to use

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 14:38
Blood plasma is used on board an air ambulance just days after a pilot scheme to carry it was introduced.
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VIDEO: Sleeping man rescued from recycling wagon

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 20:41
A man who fell asleep in a waste container narrowly avoids being crushed after he is scooped inside a bin wagon.
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Sleep man scooped into recycling wagon

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 20:40
A man who fell asleep in a waste container is scooped into the back of a recycling wagon.
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Force to probe election expenses

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 17:00
Cumbria Police obtains an extension to investigate claims of improper electoral campaign spending after receiving an official allegation.
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Penn leaves York to join Carlisle

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:17
Carlisle boss Keith Curle influenced midfielder Russell Penn's decision to join the club after leaving York City.
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