Cumbria

Landslip-hit Settle-to-Carlisle line section shut until 2017

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 06:20
Part of the Carlisle-to-Settle rail line damaged by a 500,000 tonne landslip in February is to stay closed until at least March 2017.
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A brief history of the mobile phone

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 00:36
BBC Rewind takes a brief look at the history of the mobile phone.
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EFL Trophy: Competition format confirmed to include Premier League academies

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/06/2016 - 12:39
The format of the EFL Trophy, which will include 15 Premier League Category One academy sides, is confirmed.
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Baby Joshua Titcombe death: Two midwives 'failed to help save baby'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 18:01
Two midwives failed to give a newborn baby boy a "significant chance of survival" by calling a doctor when his temperature dropped, a hearing concludes.
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Sellafield's £9m tax rebate hits Copeland Council

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 15:25
Copeland Borough Council will have use £9m reserves to cover a business rates rebate for the firm that runs Sellafield, it says.
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Cycle tour takes in Cumbria's flood-hit areas

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 12:10
The Cumbria leg of the Tour of Britain is to pass through some of the areas worst hit by the winter's storms.
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Maryport Cottage Hospital bed cut plans protested

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/05/2016 - 09:07
A protest rally is held outside a community hospital in Cumbria which may have the number of its beds cut.
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Shaun Brisley: Carlisle United sign centre-back on two-year deal

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/04/2016 - 12:08
League Two side Carlisle United sign former Peterborough centre-back Shaun Brisley on a two-year deal.
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Lake District fell runner rescued after 160ft plunge

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/04/2016 - 09:52
A fell runner is rescued after plunging about 160ft in the Lake District.
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Arrests after body found in Barrow house

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/04/2016 - 07:20
Four people are arrested following the death of 52-year-old man in Cumbria.
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Political week in North East and Cumbria in 60 seconds

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 15:52
A look back at the political week in the North East and Cumbria in 60 seconds.
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Lancaster and Furness patients urged to stay away from A&E 'unless serious'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 15:28
Patients are urged to stay away from Accident and Emergency units at Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Furness General Hospital unless seriously ill.
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Surviving Bassenthwaite osprey chick 'in good health'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 09:41
An osprey chick whose siblings were taken by magpies is given a clean bill of health by experts in the Lake District.
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Shaun Klitzke jailed over 'appalling' child sex abuse images

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 07/02/2016 - 09:53
A man who possessed "appalling and loathsome" indecent images of children is jailed for 16 months.
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Beatrix Potter's Yew Tree Farm opens to the public

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 07/02/2016 - 00:01
One of Beatrix Potter's former properties opens to the public as part of celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of the author's birth.
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Shaun Beeley: Barrow promotion ambition key to drop into non-league

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 16:55
Barrow defender Shaun Beeley says his move to Non-League Barrow from Morecambe was a 'no-brainer' for him.
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New £72m flood plan unveiled to strengthen flood-prone Cumbria

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 12:19
A new plan, including planting more trees, is unveiled to spend £72m protecting Cumbrian homes and businesses which were decimated by Storm Desmond.
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Remembering the Lonsdale Pals on the Somme anniversary

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 10:08
Remembering Cumbria's 'Lonsdale Pals' on the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.
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Surrey: County approaches Durham pair Scott Borthwick & Mark Stoneman

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 17:51
Surrey make an approach for Durham opener Mark Stoneman and all-rounder Scott Borthwick, BBC Newcastle reports.
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Charles Mercer death: Inquest told of efforts to save driver

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 15:36
An inquest hears how frantic efforts were made to save an elderly man whose car plunged into a swollen Cumbrian river.
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