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Carlisle car crash death driver named by police

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 18:56
Cumbria Police name a driver who died after losing control of his car in Carlisle as 56-year-old Russell James Coughlin.
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Where is it most expensive to rent a home?

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 00:39
It's impossible to rent a home in large parts of England without spending more than 30% of disposable income, a BBC investigation finds.
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'Sky-high' rental hotspots across England revealed

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 00:04
People spend more than a third of their disposable income on rent across large parts of England, a BBC investigation finds.
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Max Crocombe: Carlisle sign goalkeeper following Oxford departure

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 18:06
Carlisle United sign former Oxford United goalkeeper Max Crocombe on a one-year contract.
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Cumbria appeal fund gives £5m to Storm Desmond victims

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 15:27
A flood relief fund set up to help victims of Storm Desmond in Cumbria gives £5m to households, organisations and charities.
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Three jailed after Kendal Calling festival drugs death

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 18:09
Three men are jailed over plotting to supply Class A drugs at last year's Kendal Calling music festival in Cumbria.
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BAE systems signs £67m submarine site contract for Barrow

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 21:09
BAE Systems signs a contract worth £67m to expand its site at Barrow to build the UK's new nuclear deterrent submarines.
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Cumbria cottage hospitals: Protest held over closure fears

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 16:38
A protest is being held over fears a shortage of staff could force the closure of two of Cumbria's smaller hospitals.
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Durham: Chief executive reassures players club is not going bust

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 16:17
Durham's players are reassured by their chief executive the county is not going bust and all contracts will be honoured.
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Lake District leaning boulder plunges down Lord Rake ravine

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 13:51
A huge boulder which has leaned across a Lake District ravine for almost a decade collapses.
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One-Day Cup: Durham out of competition after Lancashire game washed out

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 20:19
Durham go out of the One-Day Cup after their match against Lancashire is abandoned and other results go against them.
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Whitehaven-bound Pugsley given eight-year ban

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 16:25
Wales RL international Rhys Pugsley is banned for eight years after a second positive test for anabolic steroids.
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Groin stab Brampton man severed artery slicing meat

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 15:17
A man who severed an artery after accidentally stabbing himself in the groin while slicing chicken, is saved by an air ambulance crew in Middlesbrough.
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Yorkshire Dales and Lake District national parks extend

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 00:54
The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks extend by 188 square miles, with campaigners hailing a "historic day".
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Cockermouth coroner's office wedding ceremonies move to town hall

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 13:14
Wedding services are to move from HM Coroner's offices in Cockermouth to the town hall, Cockermouth Town Council decides.
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Carlisle EU street row suspect charged with assault

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 16:54
A man has been charged with assault following a row about the EU referendum in June, Cumbria Police say.
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Whitehaven men jailed for rape of woman in park

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 18:56
Two men are jailed for the rape of an 18-year-old woman in a park in Cumbria.
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Ken Barrie: Postman Pat voice actor dies

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 17:15
Ken Barrie, the voice of children's TV favourite Postman Pat, dies at the age of 83.
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Poppi Worthington: Father calls for inquest ban on sex assault ruling

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 15:19
A father who a judge concluded probably assaulted his 13-month-old daughter before she died wants the ruling excluded from her inquest.
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Westmorland psychiatric unit closure plan reversed

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 20:46
Plans to close a hospital psychiatric unit are reversed following a public campaign.
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