Cumbria

Nestle 'restructures' Milkybar to cut sugar

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 20:42
The chocolate firm has used science to cut sugar in chocolate by 30%
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Prince Charles marks Lake District World Heritage Status

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 14:14
The day-long visit by the Prince of Wales also included a trip on an Ullswater steamer.
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Northern children 'too often left behind', says commissioner

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 08:53
The children's commissioner says those from poorer homes face an education gap which grows over time.
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Northern trains strike: Fresh walkout in guards row

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 08:17
Reduced services are running as RMT members strike again over plans for driver-only operated trains.
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'Temporary' Langwathby Bridge nears 50th birthday

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 03/25/2018 - 09:36
Villagers plan to celebrate the anniversary, but would still like to see a permanent replacement.
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Carlisle United 1-1 Cambridge United

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 03/24/2018 - 17:51
Carlisle extend their unbeaten run to seven games but drop two points in a 1-1 draw with Cambridge to damage their play-off hopes.
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Barrow 0-0 Dover Athletic

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 03/24/2018 - 17:33
Struggling Barrow remain without a home win since October after a goalless draw against play-off hopefuls Dover.
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Workington man 'had bomb-making instructions', court hears

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:40
Shane Fletcher, 20, will go on trial for a terrorism offence in September.
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Juror Callum Toole fined £1,000 for playing on phone during trial

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 18:32
A judge says Callum Toole was "childish" and "immature" to play on his phone.
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World Down’s Syndrome Day: Tattoos make a statement

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 18:00
Families decided to make a statement by getting a tattoo for World Down’s Syndrome Day.
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Barrow v Hartlepool United

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 13:28
Live coverage of Wednesday's National League game between Barrow and Hartlepool United.
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Barrow & Whitehaven in Challenge Cup draw

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 19:32
Super League side Warrington will host Hunslet or Bradford Bulls, both from the third tier, in the Challenge Cup fifth round.
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Underley Hall owner Derrick Cooper guilty of assault and cruelty

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:58
Derrick Cooper was cleared by a jury of six other assault charges following a seven-week trial.
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Jobs risk over print closure proposal in Carlisle

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 13:43
The proposal has been made eight days after American media giant Newsquest acquired the press.
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Poppi Worthington: Ex-neighbour arrested over missing laptop

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 12:44
A 39-year-old from Barrow was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and possessing drugs.
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Food festivals: Celebrating the great and good of food

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 01:48
Cheese or chocolate? Honey or oysters? The UK is home to festivals dedicated to favourite foods.
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School bomb threats: Disgruntled Minecraft gamer 'behind hoax'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 21:40
Hundreds of schools in England were sent an email saying a bomb would be detonated on their grounds.
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Man dies in 200ft fall on Helvellyn

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:41
The man fell in snowy and icy conditions in the Lake District on Saturday afternoon.
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Penrith festival preserves marmalade tradition

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 14:55
The event at Dalemain features 2,700 entries from more than 30 countries.
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Snow and ice bring UK travel disruption

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 09:41
Difficult conditions hit road, rail and air travel, as Met Office amber and yellow warnings remain.
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