Cumbria

Cellist named BBC Young Musician 2016

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 02:09
A 17-year-old cellist beats Cumbrian saxophonist Jess Gillam to the title of BBC Young Musician 2016.
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'Tricky' final for BBC Young Musician

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 15:26
The three finalists for the BBC Young Musician competition say they have chosen "tricky" pieces for Sunday's showdown.
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VIDEO: Power battle in the Lake District

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 15:12
Plans to put more than 20 miles of pylons across parts of the Lake District have prompted protests from residents.
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'Forgotten' vase fetches £110,000

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:59
A rare Chinese vase "forgotten" for years in a living room in Cumbria is sold at auction for more than £100,000.
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Skate park in memory of crash teenager

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:49
A BMX and skate park is created in memory of a teenager who lost his life in a school bus crash.
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Arrests over holiday park death

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:54
Two men are arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a man died in hospital following a fight at a holiday park in Cumbria.
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Driver hit 109mph near primary school

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 21:02
A motorist is recorded driving at 109mph on a 30mph road outside a primary school in Cumbria.
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'Yellow line' artwork splits opinion

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:49
An artwork featuring a yellow line on a hillside divides opinion, with some branding it "vandalism".
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VIDEO: Lake District landslip road reopens

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 15:44
A major road in the Lake District, the A591, which collapsed during Storm Desmond, is reopened in time for the main tourist season.
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Objects left inside surgery patients

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 14:02
Foreign objects are left inside 12 patients in a series of "never events" at hospitals in Cumbria over the past three years.
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Flood-hit road opens three weeks early

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 12:47
A major road in the Lake District which collapsed during Storm Desmond reopens ahead of schedule.
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Cumbria PCC reflects on 'successes'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 23:39
The outgoing Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Cumbria, Richard Rhodes, has launched his final Annual Report.
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Barrow release Grand and seven others

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 16:05
Barrow release captain Simon Grand and seven other players, while the deal to retain Andy Cook remains in the balance.
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Child tooth decay on the decline

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 10:40
The number of five-year-olds suffering from tooth decay has dropped to its lowest level in almost a decade, latest figures from Public Health England show.
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Carlisle boss releases 10 players

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 10:09
League Two side Carlisle United confirm that 10 players will be released, including striker Derek Asamoah.
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Fear used to motivate Carlisle - Curle

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:58
Carlisle United manager Keith Curle says he was not leaving former club Notts County without a win on Saturday.
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Tribute to crash death 'gentleman'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 15:16
The family of an 82-year-old man who died following a two-vehicle collision in Cumbria pay tribute to the "loved gentleman".
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Runners get dive-bombing buzzard warning

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 13:33
Runners are warned to "beware the buzzard" after a spate of dive-bombing attacks in the Lake District.
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Wind farm's £15m community fund

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 18:10
Dong Energy, which is building the Walney Extension offshore wind farm, will invest £15m in community and environmental, it says.
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Glass flood protection panels repaired

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 18:48
Work begins to repair flood protection glass panels in Keswick, Cumbria.
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