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Bandit the ferret completes Hadrian's Wall fundraising hike

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 17:36
A man and his pet ferret walk the length of Hadrian's Wall to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease.
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Ferret completes 84-mile Hadrian's Wall fundraising hike

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 16:11
Charlie Hammerton said he was "suffering a little bit" and Bandit was "fine but really sleepy".
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Borders Railway extension study a 'first step'

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 10:26
Borders Railway campaigners welcome moves to examine the possibility of running the track to Carlisle.
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Fundraiser walks Hadrian's Wall with Bandit the ferret

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 16:31
A man is raising money for charity by walking the length of Hadrian's Wall accompanied by his ferret.
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Borders Railway extension prospects studied

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 11:04
The possibility of extending the track between Edinburgh and Tweedbank to Carlisle is to be assessed.
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On-board ticketing reinstated for Windermere ferry

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 13:03
Having to buy tickets from machines near the lake was unpopular with some users.
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Hadrian's Wall events showcase Roman cavalry 'bling'

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 14:56
An "A list of rare artefacts" is on loan from museums and private collectors.
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Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Rail North strike under way

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 14:55
Workers at three rail companies begin a 24-hour strike on the day of the Grand National horse race.
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Barrow v Woking

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 12:17
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Barrow and Woking.
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Carlisle United v Notts County

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 11:54
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Carlisle United and Notts County.
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South Lakes Safari Zoo take-over impresses inspectors

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 18:57
Staff "engagement, dedication and enthusiasm" is praised in the latest report on South Lakes Zoo.
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Daniel McMullen death: Man pleads guilty to stab murder

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 16:27
Daniel McMullen was stabbed numerous times in the legs, arms and chest in his home.
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Carl Forster: Whitehaven coach, 24, plotting Challenge Cup upset against Halifax

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 16:04
Whitehaven's Carl Forster, one of British sport's youngest professional head coaches, hopes to make his mark in the Challenge Cup.
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Workington welcomes RNLI 'legacy' lifeboat

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 07:51
The £2m craft is powered by water jets and is 50% faster than the one it is replacing.
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Toshiba forced to buy 40% of UK's NuGen

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 16:16
French utility company Engie exercises its "contractual rights" to sell its shares to Toshiba.
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Beatrix Potter: Father's photo collection sold for £1,000

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 11:48
The black and white photographs taken by Rupert Potter include one believed to be of Beatrix.
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'Most wanted' child sex offender Stephen Carruthers jailed

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 15:26
Stephen Carruthers fled to France but was arrested and convicted over indecent images of youngsters.
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North West amongst 'most inactive' areas

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 09:32
They are risking their health by failing to do enough exercise, says the British Heart Foundation.
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Carlisle hammer attack: Four arrested

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 16:03
A 39-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious head injuries.
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Ferret on Hadrian's Wall fundraising hike

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 15:56
Charlie Hammerton will share a tent with Bandit who "stinks like only a happy ferret can".
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