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Evidence debate urged after Poppi death

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:11
The level of proof required in cases of child sexual abuse is "problematic" and should be reconsidered, the children's commissioner says.
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Armed man hunt after post office raid

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 13:04
An armed robber who targeted a post office is being sought by police in Cumbria.
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US storm to bring heavy rain to UK

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 11:36
Heavy rain and gale-force winds are set to batter the North West of England as the storm that hit the US with blizzards heads for the UK.
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Woman who went missing twice found

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:43
A woman who went missing with her seven-month-old son in Cumbria is found safe and well.
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Flood-hit bridge set to reopen

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 13:13
A damaged flood-hit bridge in Cumbria is set to reopen following work to temporarily repair it.
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Concern over missing mum and baby

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 11:46
Cumbria Police says it is concerned for the welfare of a mother and her seven-month-old baby who have gone missing.
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Mountain festival's £2m economy boost

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 09:49
Kendal's economy receives a £2m boost following its annual mountain festival, a study finds.
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Welling United v Barrow

Sat, 01/23/2016 - 11:36
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Welling United and Barrow.
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Carlisle United v York City

Sat, 01/23/2016 - 11:19
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Carlisle United and York City.
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Murder accused 'had no part in killing'

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:06
One of three men accused of murdering a Carlisle teenager tells a court he played no part in the killing.
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Man charged with theft of £50K badge

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:54
A man is charged with stealing a £50,000 ceremonial badge of office used by the mayoress of Carlisle.
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VIDEO: Collapse fears for Cockermouth Castle

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:00
There are fear Cockermouth Castle is in danger of collapsing and crumbling into the River Derwent below.
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Curle grateful to Carlisle staff

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:17
Carlisle's return to Brunton Park after flood damage is thanks to their hard-working staff, says manager Keith Curle.
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Council consultant pay 'jaw dropping'

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 10:34
Carlisle City Council plans to spend £850 per day on each of two consultants and £450 on another are criticised as "jaw dropping".
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Fireworks blast pair 'unconscious'

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:39
A fireworks display organiser and his assistant "most likely" lost consciousness when a firework flew into a storeroom and exploded, an inquest hears.
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Funds for farmers who fight flooding

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:51
Details are emerging of plans to pay farmers who manage their land in a way that helps prevent flooding in towns and cities.
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Murder trial told of weapons collection

Thu, 01/21/2016 - 22:13
Dozens of weapons were recovered from the home of one of three men accused of murdering a teenager, a curt is told.
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CPS to review Poppi death file

Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:52
Prosecutors are to review death of one-year-old Poppi Worthington after a family court judge ruled her father sexually assaulted her.
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Carlisle sign QPR midfielder Comley

Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:01
Carlisle United sign midfielder Brandon Comley from from Queens Park Rangers on a one-month youth loan.
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VIDEO: Poppi's father 'did not abuse her'

Wed, 01/20/2016 - 18:16
Tracy Worthington, the sister of Paul Worthington, has denied he sexually abused his daughter, Poppi, before her death.
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