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Father drowns in daughter river rescue

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 16:44
A man drowned while trying to rescue his daughter from a river in Cumbria, an inquest finds.
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Manager Curle extends Carlisle deal

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 12:21
Carlisle United manager Keith Curle signs an extension to his contract which will now run until June 2018
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Two men killed as car hits tree

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:09
Two men are killed when the car they are travelling in leaves the road and hits a tree in Cumbria.
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Barrow appoint Cox as manager

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 13:52
Barrow name Paul Cox as their new manager following the departure of Darren Edmondson on Sunday.
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Speed monitoring volunteers wanted

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 13:16
Residents in West Cumbria are being recruited to tackle speeding motorists.
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Windermere Jetty Museum work starts

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 12:39
Work starts on a new museum in the Lake District which is to house some of the oldest surviving boats in the world.
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VIDEO: Political headlines in 60 seconds

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 11:22
The headlines from the political week are reviewed in 60 seconds by BBC Sunday Politics North East and Cumbria.
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'We both want to come back alive'

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 00:13
Matt Helliker and Jon Bracey's arduous attempt to scale one of Alaska's most remote peaks is the subject of a new documentary
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VIDEO: Cumbrian to capture art on Everest

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 17:10
A Cumbrian artist is planning to become the first artist in residence at the Base Camp of Mount Everest.
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Wartime heroine exploits revealed

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 13:13
The archives of a "most remarkable" wartime heroine are to go on show in Whitehaven
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VIDEO: 'Monocled Mutineer' plaque unveiled

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 21:35
A plaque has been unveiled by the side of a Cumbrian road in memory of a man known as "The Monocled Mutineer", who was shot by police while on the run.
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VIDEO: Fracking in National Parks considered

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 10:07
Fracking under and near National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is being considered by the Government.
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VIDEO: Police officer pops question at No 10

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 16:34
A Cumbria Police officer has sprung a surprise marriage proposal at 10 Downing Street.
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VIDEO: Cumbria Police dogs 'could be axed'

Wed, 10/28/2015 - 17:59
Cumbria Police is warning that its specialist dog unit could be axed as it bids to save £26m by 2020.
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