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Man admits killing woman, 96, in Old Hutton crash

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 13:03
A man admits causing the death by careless driving of a 96-year-old Cumbrian woman.
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Cumbria Council roads dispute bill could top £20m

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 19:13
Cumbria County Council must pay costs of nearly £15m on top of £5.4m awarded by a judge after a dispute with a former contractor, the High Court rules.
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Lancaster and Furness hospitals issue 'avoid A&E' plea

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 12:25
The Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Furness General Hospital issue A&E warnings due to "exceptional pressure".
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How Gypsies have moved from fortune-telling to fervent Christianity

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 00:01
Huge numbers of Gypsies and travellers in England now say they've joined a new movement called Light and Life. Why have they abandoned their original ways of life?
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Sharon Grierson Cumberland Infirmary death investigated

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 19:34
A coroner asks police to investigate the death of a hospital patient.
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Barrow 2-1 Solihull Moors

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 17:32
Barrow take their incredible run of form to 18 matches unbeaten with a 2-1 home win over Solihull.
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World's Biggest Liar: Maryport man win with Trump story

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 15:03
A Maryport publican wins the title of World's Biggest Liar with a tall tale about Donald Trump and shortbread tin submarines.
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Carlisle United 3-2 Exeter City

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 11:19
Keith Curle's Carlisle United come from behind to beat Exeter City in a five-goal thriller.
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'Cash for crash' boss Mark McCracken fakes woman's voice

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 19:50
The mastermind of a "cash for crash" fraud which netted more than £600,000 pretended to be a woman in a bid to con insurers over a car claim.
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Cumbria 'cash for crash' scam: Nine jailed over £600K fraud

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 19:12
Nine people have been jailed and 22 others sentenced over an elaborate £600,000 "cash for crash" fraud.
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Penrith flat blaze: Ann Oates pronounced dead in hospital

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:36
A woman has died after a fire in a flat in Penrith.
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Storm Desmond: £4m to repair Cumbrian paths and trails

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 07:00
Millions of pounds is to be spent repairing paths and trails across Cumbria that were damaged by flooding from Storm Desmond.
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Kirkstall Road crash: Tributes paid to cyclist John Harkins

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 12:41
Tributes are paid to a "positive and inspiring" cyclist who was killed when a car crashed into shops in Leeds.
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Cumbria Council ordered to pay £5.4m bill

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 10:43
Cumbria County Council must pay a bill of £5.4m after a dispute with a former contractor, the High Court rules
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Price of Football: Full results 2016

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 22:00
See the full results of our Price of Football 2016 study and try the calculator to see how much football could cost you.
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Scafell rescue: Eight-hour operation to reach walkers

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 18:34
Mountain rescuers carry out an eight-hour operation in the Lake District to reach two stranded walkers.
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UK Floods: Soldiers learn to assemble new flood defences

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 13:44
Soldiers take part in a training exercise to learn how to assemble new defences aimed at protecting communities from flooding.
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Plan for £300m Lake District water pipeline approved

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 17:55
Plans for a £300m pipeline to safeguard demand for drinking water in west Cumbria are approved.
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Oxenholme to Windermere railway upgrade delayed

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 10:44
A £16m project to electrify the railway route between Oxenholme and Windermere could be pushed back "until 2024".
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Barrow v Taunton Town

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 09:32
Live coverage of Tuesday's FA Cup game between Barrow and Taunton Town.
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