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Concerns over council care funding cuts

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 05:43
More than 100 disabled people in Cumbria have their care funding cut after responsibility is passed from the government to the county council.
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Bus driver banned after house crash

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 18:10
A bus driver who crashed into a house in Cumbria - injuring 17 people including seven schoolchildren - is banned from professional driving for three months.
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Kidderminster Harriers 0-0 Barrow

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 17:00
Kidderminster Harriers are relegated from the National League after a goalless draw against Barrow.
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Bombing couple donate £10k to flood fund

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 13:15
A couple badly injured in the Boston Marathon bombings mark the third anniversary of the attack by donating £10,000 to a Cumbria flood victims charity.
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Cambridge United v Carlisle United

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 12:25
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Cambridge United and Carlisle United.
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Bathing water scheme 'raising quality'

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 10:08
A £4.5m scheme to help improve the quality of bathing water on the Cumbrian coast is up and running.
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Child rapist told prison 'inevitable'

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 11:16
A man who admitted a string of child sex offences over more than 20 years is told to expect a jail sentence.
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Model sheep invade Lakes for charity

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:35
A flock of decorated model sheep invades the Lake District in a bid to raise £1.3m for charity.
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VIDEO: Fears over England's only golden eagle

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 14:29
England's only resident golden eagle is feared to have died, Lake District wildlife chiefs say.
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Town given £24m for flood defences

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 13:44
Kendal in Cumbria - one of the towns badly affected by December's storms - is given £24m for flood defences.
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Earthquakes recorded in Solway Firth

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 11:53
Two minor earthquakes are recorded in the middle of the Solway Firth between Dumfries and Galloway and Cumbria.
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England's only golden eagle feared dead

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 10:39
England's only resident golden eagle is feared to have died, Lake District wildlife chiefs say.
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Cheese wheeze to beat the freeze

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 13:17
Cheese is to be converted into energy for the gas grid, supplying hundreds of properties in Cumbria with power.
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Police seize 100 weapons in amnesty

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 09:39
A weapons amnesty in Cumbria results in about 100 items including a crossbow being handed in to police.
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Eastleigh v Barrow

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 15:53
Live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between Eastleigh and Barrow.
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Dog re-homed after three-year wait

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 15:40
A dog which has spent three years and four Christmas Days in a refuge finds a new home.
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VIDEO: Flood-hit biscuit factory resumes work

Mon, 04/11/2016 - 14:30
Full production resumes at a factory that flooded, leading to a national biscuit shortage.
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Tata announces Scunthorpe plant deal

Mon, 04/11/2016 - 13:22
Tata Steel confirms it is to sell its business to Greybull Capital, with the new deal including an engineering workshop in Workington.
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Curle wants Carlisle final flourish

Mon, 04/11/2016 - 11:49
Manager Keith Curle challenges Carlisle to win their final five games to maintain their League Two promotion challenge.
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Passengers rescued from stricken ferry

Mon, 04/11/2016 - 09:22
Passengers on a ferry in Cumbria are rescued after its anchor rope gets caught in the propeller.
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