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Cumbria PCC reflects on 'successes'

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 23:39
The outgoing Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Cumbria, Richard Rhodes, has launched his final Annual Report.
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Barrow release Grand and seven others

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 16:05
Barrow release captain Simon Grand and seven other players, while the deal to retain Andy Cook remains in the balance.
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Child tooth decay on the decline

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 10:40
The number of five-year-olds suffering from tooth decay has dropped to its lowest level in almost a decade, latest figures from Public Health England show.
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Carlisle boss releases 10 players

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 10:09
League Two side Carlisle United confirm that 10 players will be released, including striker Derek Asamoah.
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Fear used to motivate Carlisle - Curle

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:58
Carlisle United manager Keith Curle says he was not leaving former club Notts County without a win on Saturday.
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Tribute to crash death 'gentleman'

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 15:16
The family of an 82-year-old man who died following a two-vehicle collision in Cumbria pay tribute to the "loved gentleman".
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Runners get dive-bombing buzzard warning

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 13:33
Runners are warned to "beware the buzzard" after a spate of dive-bombing attacks in the Lake District.
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Wind farm's £15m community fund

Sun, 05/08/2016 - 18:10
Dong Energy, which is building the Walney Extension offshore wind farm, will invest £15m in community and environmental, it says.
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Glass flood protection panels repaired

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 18:48
Work begins to repair flood protection glass panels in Keswick, Cumbria.
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Notts County 0-5 Carlisle United

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 17:06
Manager Mark Cooper leaves Notts County after a heavy League Two defeat by Carlisle, BBC Radio Nottingham reports.
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'Bring back crutches' hospital plea

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 14:59
Furness General Hospital asks patients to return crutches after a shortage in accident and emergency.
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Ex-cons run burger van by police station

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 11:36
Former prisoners recovering from drug and alcohol addictions operate a burger van outside Barrow's new police station in Cumbria.
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Peter McCall elected Cumbria's PCC

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 17:14
Conservative Peter McCall is elected Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner.
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Tata bidder warns of major job cuts

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 16:48
One of the potential buyers of Tata Steel - the management team - says it could cut up to 1,000 jobs if it succeeds in buying the plants.
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Bridge 'obstruction caused flooding'

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:45
Some bridges in Cumbria obstructed water flow could have contributed to severe flooding in the county in December, a report finds.
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No change for Carlisle and South Lakeland

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 03:59
Labour remains in control of Carlisle Council, and the Lib Dems keep charge of South Lakeland.
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Stormtrooper gatecrashes wedding

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:18
A Star Wars fan completes a challenge to climb Britain's highest peaks while dressed as a stormtrooper - then gatecrashes a Star Wars wedding.
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Polling stations open across Cumbria

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 07:04
Voting takes place in council and police commissioner elections across Cumbria.
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Floods looter lookout in court

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:52
A drunk man who kept lookout for a looter during the Cumbria floods, then stole items himself, appears in court.
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Barrow unsure of striker Cook future

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:13
Barrow want to keep Andy Cook but expect the striker to explore Football League opportunities, says manager Paul Cox.
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