Cumbria

VIDEO: Flood charity faces uncertain future

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 15:12
A group of volunteers supporting the flood victims in Cumbria move to bigger premises but face an uncertain future.
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Warning over seal's car boot 'rescue'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 10:57
A wildlife group urges people not to assume young animals are in trouble after a seal pup is "rescued" by being put into a car boot and driven to a nature reserve.
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Flood-hit council halts £125,000 spend

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 02:49
Plans by Carlisle City Council to spend thousands on consultants are halted amid criticism the "extremely large amount of money" has not been justified.
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VIDEO: Cost of England floods still unclear

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 23:42
Six weeks after major floods hit northern England, the cost of repairing roads and bridges in the affected areas is still unclear.
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Love rival's 'kill anyone' vow to girl

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 17:47
A teenager wrote to the girlfriend of a 14-year-old boy he is accused of murdering, saying he would "kill anyone" for her, a court hears.
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VIDEO: Fire leap man helps flood victims

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 11:42
A man who was told he would never walk again after jumping from a ninth floor balcony to escape a fire spends two weeks helping flood victims.
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Lorry driver charged over crash death

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 11:36
A man charged with causing the death of a woman in Cumbria by dangerous driving is due in court later.
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Put homes before nature, agency told

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 08:54
The Environment Agency has been ordered to prioritise protecting people's homes ahead of nature when tackling flooding, David Cameron says.
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No energy compensation for flood victims

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 23:57
A company says there will no compensation for people whose homes lost power in Lancashire and Cumbria during Storm Desmond, days after saying it had set up a team to consider claims.
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Temporary bridge for flood-hit village

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 22:53
A temporary river crossing to replace a 300-year-old Cumbrian bridge, which collapsed during Storm Desmond, will be in place by Easter, officials say.
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Boy, 14, 'murdered by love rival'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 19:03
A boy, 14, was lured to a Carlisle cemetery and murdered by a 19-year-old rival for his girlfriend's affections, a court is told.
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Tractor crash death 'tragic accident'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 18:51
The death of a 10-year-old boy who was hit by a tractor was a "tragic and unavoidable accident", an inquest hears.
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VIDEO: New pitch for flood-hit Carlisle Utd

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 13:22
A new playing surface is being laid at Carlisle United's ground after the original pitch was destroyed in the Storm Desmond floods.
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Woman dies in two-vehicle crash

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 09:48
A woman dies in a two-vehicle crash in Cumbria.
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Energy firm offers flood compensation

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 08:03
A team is being set up to deal with compensation claims from people whose homes lost power in Lancashire and Cumbria during Storm Desmond.
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Storm Desmond floods thief jailed

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 18:27
A man who stole furniture from outside flooded homes in Carlisle during Storm Desmond is jailed.
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Environment Agency boss resigns

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 18:26
Environment Agency chairman Sir Philip Dilley, who faced criticism during the recent floods which badly affected Cumbria, resigns.
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VIDEO: Family of anti-piracy workers fight on

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 16:43
Relatives of anti-piracy workers imprisoned in India after guns were found on their boat have vowed to fight to clear their names.
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Three charged in festival drugs probe

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 15:40
Three men are charged in connection with the death of an 18-year-old man who had taken drugs at a music festival.
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VIDEO: Anti-piracy workers react to jail terms

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 14:21
Former soldiers from the UK who were charged after working on an anti-piracy ship say they are "shocked and disgusted" being imprisoned in India
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