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West Cumberland Times & Star
Aquarium boss issues warning over employee fraudVollers spoke out after Scott Lister, 29, a former employee of the Lake Distric
Aquarium boss issues warning over employee fraud
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
Vollers spoke out after Scott Lister, 29, a former employee of the Lake District Coast Aquarium, was sentenced at Carlisle Crown on Wednesday. He stole £11,000 from the tourist attraction over three-and-a-half years by making more than... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Holme woman admits stealing more than £8,000 from charityof finances at the South Lakeland-based environmental organisation. This promot
Holme woman admits stealing more than £8,000 from charity
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
of finances at the South Lakeland-based environmental organisation. This promotes responsible tourism across Cumbria. At Carlisle Crown Court today, Robertson pleaded guilty to a theft which was committed between June, 2013, and November, 2014.... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Man jailed for five years after sexually assaulting another manin prison for sexually assaulting another male in South Cumbria. Martin Marine
Man jailed for five years after sexually assaulting another man
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
in prison for sexually assaulting another male in South Cumbria. Martin Marine, 48, of Hartlepool, was sentenced today at Carlisle Crown Court after being found guilty of the offence at an earlier hearing. He was already on the sex offenders... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Man sentenced to 5 years in prison for sexual assaultyears in prison for sexually assaulting another male. Martin Marine, 48, of Ha
Man sentenced to 5 years in prison for sexual assault
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
years in prison for sexually assaulting another male. Martin Marine, 48, of Hartlepool, was sentenced today (May 27th) at Carlisle Crown Court after being found guilty of the offence at an earlier hearing. He was already on the sex offenders... Read more
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The News and Star
North Cumbrian garage owners convicted of insurance fraudafter their conviction, temporary detective chief inspector Andy Hill, of Cumbr
North Cumbrian garage owners convicted of insurance fraud
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
after their conviction, temporary detective chief inspector Andy Hill, of Cumbria Police, said: “Following a trial at Carlisle Crown Court, four local garage owners have been convicted of insurance fraud. “The prosecution case was that false... Read more
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The News and Star
Danger driver raced off with policeman hanging from car24, deliberately hit PC Lindsay Clark near Maryport before wedging the officer'
Danger driver raced off with policeman hanging from car
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
24, deliberately hit PC Lindsay Clark near Maryport before wedging the officer's arm between the door and car frame. Carlisle Crown Court heard the male officer was left clinging on for dear life as Hargreaves roared off, before stopping... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Danger driver raced off with policeman hanging from car24, deliberately hit PC Lindsay Clark near Maryport before wedging the officer'
Danger driver raced off with policeman hanging from car
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
24, deliberately hit PC Lindsay Clark near Maryport before wedging the officer's arm between the door and car frame. Carlisle Crown Court heard the male officer was left clinging on for dear life as Hargreaves roared off, before stopping... Read more
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The News and Star
'Violent young man' who attacked ex-partner jailed for five yearsin December. One of the gang was 25-year-old Reece Bellas - the ex-partner of
'Violent young man' who attacked ex-partner jailed for five years
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
in December. One of the gang was 25-year-old Reece Bellas - the ex-partner of Miss Hetherington, who was left bruised. Carlisle Crown Court heard he "recruited" his mother, Nicola Bellas, 46, his 31-year-old aunt Claire Bowman and a cousin,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man drove away with police man hanging from carbeing "similar to the Incredible Hulk" by PC Clark, who was left clinging on de
Man drove away with police man hanging from car
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
being "similar to the Incredible Hulk" by PC Clark, who was left clinging on desperately as the vehicle picked up speed. Carlisle Crown Court heard the officer escaped with only minor injuries after Hargreaves stopped abruptly 100 metres down the... Read more
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The News and Star
Man drove away with police man hanging from carbeing "similar to the Incredible Hulk" by PC Clark, who was left clinging on de
Man drove away with police man hanging from car
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
being "similar to the Incredible Hulk" by PC Clark, who was left clinging on desperately as the vehicle picked up speed. Carlisle Crown Court heard the officer escaped with only minor injuries after Hargreaves stopped abruptly 100 metres down the... Read more
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The News and Star
Man stole £11,000 from Cumbrian tourist attraction over three yearshas now been ordered to pay back every penny of his ill-gotten gains. That ord
Man stole £11,000 from Cumbrian tourist attraction over three years
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
has now been ordered to pay back every penny of his ill-gotten gains. That order was part of the sentence he was handed at Carlisle Crown Court, having admitted a theft that happened during 2008 and 2011. Gerard Rogerson, prosecuting, said it was... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man stole £11,000 from Cumbrian tourist attraction over three yearsof the £11,097 he took from owner Mark Vollers. Having admitted his theft, bet
Man stole £11,000 from Cumbrian tourist attraction over three years
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
of the £11,097 he took from owner Mark Vollers. Having admitted his theft, between 2008 and 2011, Lister was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court. Judge Peter Davies imposed an eight-month prison sentence. This was suspended for two years. Lister,... Read more
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The News and Star
Vandal who went on car wrecking spree jailed by Carlisle judgea Citroen Berlingo and a Toyota Yaris in October last year. Tyres were also sla
Vandal who went on car wrecking spree jailed by Carlisle judge
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
a Citroen Berlingo and a Toyota Yaris in October last year. Tyres were also slashed. He was jailed for 12 months at Carlisle Crown Court having admitted one count of burglary and three criminal damage charges. Roper, of Langrigg, near... Read more
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The News and Star
RAF veteran's service record helps him avoid prison after £36,000 benefits fiddlefor a £36,000 benefits fiddle – thanks in part to the service he gave his count
RAF veteran's service record helps him avoid prison after £36,000 benefits fiddle
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
for a £36,000 benefits fiddle – thanks in part to the service he gave his country. Gary Townsley, 49, was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court for a crime he committed over a period of more than three years. Townsley had previously admitted five... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Worker who stole at Cumbrian tourist attraction sentencedof the £11,097 he took from owner Mark Vollers. Having admitted his theft, bet
Worker who stole at Cumbrian tourist attraction sentenced
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
of the £11,097 he took from owner Mark Vollers. Having admitted his theft, between 2008 and 2011, Lister was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court. Judge Peter Davies imposed an eight-month prison sentence. This was suspended for two years. Lister,... Read more
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The News and Star
RAF veteran's £36k benefits fiddleTownsley, 49, claimed a total of £36,391.77 - but failed to tell the authoritie
RAF veteran's £36k benefits fiddle
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Townsley, 49, claimed a total of £36,391.77 - but failed to tell the authorities he was working up to 55 hours a week. Carlisle Crown Court heard Townsley's crimes were committed between March, 2011, and October, 2014. He was sentenced today... Read more
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The News and Star
Wrecking spree vandal jaileda Citroen Berlingo and a Toyota Yaris in October last year. Tyres were also sla
Wrecking spree vandal jailed
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
a Citroen Berlingo and a Toyota Yaris in October last year. Tyres were also slashed. He was jailed for 12 months at Carlisle Crown Court today having admitted one count of burglary and three criminal damage charges. Roper, of Langrigg, near... Read more
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The News and Star
Worker who stole at Cumbrian tourist attraction sentencedof the £11,097 he took from owner Mark Vollers. Having admitted his theft, bet
Worker who stole at Cumbrian tourist attraction sentenced
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
of the £11,097 he took from owner Mark Vollers. Having admitted his theft, between 2008 and 2011, Lister was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court. Judge Peter Davies imposed an eight-month prison sentence. This was suspended for two years. Lister,... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Kendal man given suspended sentence for accessing indecent images of children on family laptopown barrister described his criminal conduct as "disgraceful" and "reprehensibl
Kendal man given suspended sentence for accessing indecent images of children on family laptop
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
own barrister described his criminal conduct as "disgraceful" and "reprehensible" when the matter came before a judge at Carlisle Crown Court today. Beagan, 46, appeared for sentence having entered guilty pleas to three counts of making - and... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
'Lives in danger' warning as arsonists strike nearly twice a day in CumbriaRavenglass and Eskdale Railway. The largest of the blazes set by Taylor caused
'Lives in danger' warning as arsonists strike nearly twice a day in Cumbria
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. The largest of the blazes set by Taylor caused £500,000 damage to an engineers’ workshop. Carlisle Crown Court heard that the impact was so severe it “almost destroyed” a business which is home to the popular “La’al... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Two Kendal men to be sentenced for supplying cannabis in the townin possession of cannabis. Mobile phone data was later analysed and revealed th
Two Kendal men to be sentenced for supplying cannabis in the town
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
in possession of cannabis. Mobile phone data was later analysed and revealed they had committed a more serious crime. At Carlisle Crown Court today, Dawson pleaded guilty to being concerned in supplying cannabis to another between April and... Read more
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The News and Star
'Professional' criminals' jail terms not a day too long, says appeal courtthey stole £60,000 worth of mobile phones, cigarettes, and cash. The pair were
'Professional' criminals' jail terms not a day too long, says appeal court
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
they stole £60,000 worth of mobile phones, cigarettes, and cash. The pair were each jailed for seven and half years at Carlisle Crown Court in February last year. They pleaded guilty to conspiracy to burgle, and Wallwork also admitted stealing... Read more
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The News and Star
Carlisle mother, son and aunt in court for attacking womanwith his mother Nicola Bellas, 46, his 31-year-old aunt Claire Bowman and Danie
Carlisle mother, son and aunt in court for attacking woman
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
with his mother Nicola Bellas, 46, his 31-year-old aunt Claire Bowman and Daniel Andrew Matthews. Reece Bellas appeared at Carlisle Crown Court last month and admitted five offences including aggravated burglary while having a baseball bat and... Read more
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Whitehaven News
How serial fraudster got into his top postvigilant. Mr Pemberton spoke out after 51-year-old conman Cox was jailed for s
How serial fraudster got into his top post
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
vigilant. Mr Pemberton spoke out after 51-year-old conman Cox was jailed for six years for defrauding BEC out of £40,000. Carlisle Crown Court heard on Friday that Cox falsified a CV and invented references to land the £65,000-a-year role of... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Jail for conman who hired Paul Young and Capricedriver”. Cox was jailed for what Recorder Mark Ainsworth called a "planned and
Jail for conman who hired Paul Young and Caprice
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
driver”. Cox was jailed for what Recorder Mark Ainsworth called a "planned and determined deception". Speaking at Carlisle Crown Court, the judge said: "Any funds that are siphoned off [from BEC] dishonestly means a reduction of funds that... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Jail for conman who hired Paul Young and Capricedriver”. Cox was jailed for what Recorder Mark Ainsworth called a "planned and
Jail for conman who hired Paul Young and Caprice
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
driver”. Cox was jailed for what Recorder Mark Ainsworth called a "planned and determined deception". Speaking at Carlisle Crown Court, the judge said: "Any funds that are siphoned off [from BEC] dishonestly means a reduction of funds that... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cumbrian rapist's sentence will not be increasedfor mercy" in his case. Calum Alan Hay, a 19-year-old of previous impeccable c
Cumbrian rapist's sentence will not be increased
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
for mercy" in his case. Calum Alan Hay, a 19-year-old of previous impeccable character, was locked up for two years at Carlisle Crown in March after he was convicted of rape. His case reached London's Appeal Court as lawyers for the Attorney... Read more
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The News and Star
Serial fraudster who conned Britain's Energy Coast jailedBEC, which called in police after suspicions were raised. Jailed twice previou
Serial fraudster who conned Britain's Energy Coast jailed
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
BEC, which called in police after suspicions were raised. Jailed twice previously for other fiddles, he was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court yesterday having admitted six crimes. These were two frauds and four counts of transferring criminal... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbrian rapist's sentence will not be increasedfor mercy” in his case. Calum Alan Hay, a 19-year-old of previous impeccable c
Cumbrian rapist's sentence will not be increased
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
for mercy” in his case. Calum Alan Hay, a 19-year-old of previous impeccable character, was locked up for two years at Carlisle Crown in March after he was convicted of rape. His case reached London’s Appeal Court yesterday as lawyers for the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Robber jailed for his role in Kendal taxi hijackand a mobile phone. MORE TOP STORIES: Shaw, of Longlands View, Kendal, admitt
Robber jailed for his role in Kendal taxi hijack
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
and a mobile phone. MORE TOP STORIES: Shaw, of Longlands View, Kendal, admitted robbing Mr Buck and was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today. He was sent to prison for a total of two-and-a-half years by Judge Barbara Forrester. The court... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Serial fraudster who conned Britain's Energy Coast jailedwhich called in police after suspicions were raised. Jailed twice previously f
Serial fraudster who conned Britain's Energy Coast jailed
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
which called in police after suspicions were raised. Jailed twice previously for other fiddles, he has been sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today having admitted six crimes. These were two frauds and four counts of transferring criminal... Read more
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The News and Star
Serial fraudster who conned Britain's Energy Coast jailedwhich called in police after suspicions were raised. Jailed twice previously f
Serial fraudster who conned Britain's Energy Coast jailed
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
which called in police after suspicions were raised. Jailed twice previously for other fiddles, he has been sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today having admitted six crimes. These were two frauds and four counts of transferring criminal... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Serial fraudster who conned Britain's Energy Coast jailedwhich called in police after suspicions were raised. Jailed twice previously f
Serial fraudster who conned Britain's Energy Coast jailed
Whitehaven News / Posted 9 days ago
which called in police after suspicions were raised. Jailed twice previously for other fiddles, he has been sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today having admitted six crimes. These were two frauds and four counts of transferring criminal... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
'He has used this money to fund a lifestyle he could not afford': Serial conman who acquired luxury cars in Grange and Ulverston is jailedBEC, which called in police after suspicions were raised. Jailed twice previou
'He has used this money to fund a lifestyle he could not afford': Serial conman who acquired luxury cars in Grange and Ulverston is jailed
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
BEC, which called in police after suspicions were raised. Jailed twice previously for other fiddles, he was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today (FRI) having admitted six crimes. These were two frauds and four counts of transferring criminal... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Serial fraudster who conned Britain's Energy Coast jailedwhich called in police after suspicions were raised. Jailed twice previously f
Serial fraudster who conned Britain's Energy Coast jailed
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 days ago
which called in police after suspicions were raised. Jailed twice previously for other fiddles, he has been sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today having admitted six crimes. These were two frauds and four counts of transferring criminal... Read more
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The News and Star
Man avoids jail for drugs offencepossessing cannabis has avoided being locked up for the offence. Fabio Howard,
Man avoids jail for drugs offence
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
possessing cannabis has avoided being locked up for the offence. Fabio Howard, 24, was given a suspended jail sentence at Carlisle Crown Court in September having admitted four crimes including supplying cannabis. But Howard found himself back in... Read more
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The News and Star
Curiosity led to Cumbrian man's child abuse photos habit - courtraided the home of Samuel Edward Armstrong Whetton, 24, found he had downloaded
Curiosity led to Cumbrian man's child abuse photos habit - court
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
raided the home of Samuel Edward Armstrong Whetton, 24, found he had downloaded scores of illegal still and moving images. Carlisle Crown Court was told that more than 30 of these were classed as category A - the most serious. Whetton, of Park... Read more
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The News and Star
Man had scores of child porn images on computerhome of 24-year-old Samuel Whetton in June last year found he had downloaded sc
Man had scores of child porn images on computer
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
home of 24-year-old Samuel Whetton in June last year found he had downloaded scores of illegal still and moving images. Carlisle Crown Court heard that some of the photos recovered by officers featured children as young as five. Whetton, of... Read more
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The News and Star
Woman stole more than £22,000 from Cancer Research UKthe charity's shop in Carlisle city centre. Having pleaded guilty to two count
Woman stole more than £22,000 from Cancer Research UK
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
the charity's shop in Carlisle city centre. Having pleaded guilty to two counts of theft, Hetherington was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court. Judge Barbara Forrester, who heard of the defendant's "genuine remorse", imposed a 20-month prison... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
West Cumbrian man accused of attempting to murder his brotherGary Lee Murphy, 22, also faces a charge. He is accused of attempting to murde
West Cumbrian man accused of attempting to murder his brother
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 days ago
Gary Lee Murphy, 22, also faces a charge. He is accused of attempting to murder his brother, Antony. They appeared at Carlisle Crown Court to face charges relating to Friday, April 15, today. Both Gary Murphy and Alison Murphy appeared via... Read more
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The News and Star
Drink-charge Cumbrian woman faces new court dateof blood – the limit is 80mgs. Magistrates decided that the defendant, from He
Drink-charge Cumbrian woman faces new court date
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
of blood – the limit is 80mgs. Magistrates decided that the defendant, from Heads Nook, should be sentenced by a judge at Carlisle Crown Court after hearing that the offence has placed her in breach of a suspended sentence imposed there last year.... Read more
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The News and Star
Mum accused of plotting to murder sonson, Gary Lee Murphy, 22, also faces a charge. He is accused of attempting to m
Mum accused of plotting to murder son
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
son, Gary Lee Murphy, 22, also faces a charge. He is accused of attempting to murder his brother, Antony. They appeared at Carlisle Crown Court to face charges relating to Friday, April 15, today. Both Gary Murphy and Alison Murphy appeared via... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Mum accused of plotting to murder sonson, Gary Lee Murphy, 22, also faces a charge. He is accused of attempting to m
Mum accused of plotting to murder son
Whitehaven News / Posted 11 days ago
son, Gary Lee Murphy, 22, also faces a charge. He is accused of attempting to murder his brother, Antony. They appeared at Carlisle Crown Court to face charges relating to Friday, April 15, today. Both Gary Murphy and Alison Murphy appeared via... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Mum accused of plotting to murder sonson, Gary Lee Murphy, 22, also faces a charge. He is accused of attempting to m
Mum accused of plotting to murder son
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 11 days ago
son, Gary Lee Murphy, 22, also faces a charge. He is accused of attempting to murder his brother, Antony. They appeared at Carlisle Crown Court to face charges relating to Friday, April 15, today. Both Gary Murphy and Alison Murphy appeared via... Read more
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The News and Star
Carlisle boxer jailed for breaking man's jaw with single punchof grievous bodily harm claiming he was acting in self-defence during the incid
Carlisle boxer jailed for breaking man's jaw with single punch
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
of grievous bodily harm claiming he was acting in self-defence during the incident on October 4. But after a trial at Carlisle Crown Court, a jury today unanimously found him guilty of the offence which happened outside his partner Gemma... Read more
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The News and Star
Carlisle man accused of attacking couple on street, claims he was acting in self defencean alleged Carlisle street attack has admitted hitting out - but only in self-d
Carlisle man accused of attacking couple on street, claims he was acting in self defence
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
an alleged Carlisle street attack has admitted hitting out - but only in self-defence. Kieron Sewell, 22, is on trial at Carlisle Crown Court after denying inflicting grievous bodily harm on Carl Findlay. He also denies both assaulting Mr... Read more
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The News and Star
Former Carlisle boxer admits street attackA FORMER junior boxer who carried out a vicious unprovoked street attack has be
Former Carlisle boxer admits street attack
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
A FORMER junior boxer who carried out a vicious unprovoked street attack has been sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court. Drunken Daniel Gill, 20, delivered a flurry of punches to Scott Parkins when the pair met in the city's Wigton Road on December 20... Read more
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The News and Star
North Cumbrian man charged with number of sexual offencesthe offences are said to have happened in March. The case against Bain, who en
North Cumbrian man charged with number of sexual offences
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
the offences are said to have happened in March. The case against Bain, who entered no plea when he appeared before magistrates in Carlisle today, was sent to Carlisle Crown Court for a hearing on June 17. He was granted bail until that h... Read more
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Whitehaven News
'Naive' paedophile back before court for disruptive behaviourPears was originally given a community order and told to complete the treatment
'Naive' paedophile back before court for disruptive behaviour
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
Pears was originally given a community order and told to complete the treatment programme after being sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court in December, 2014. It followed his conviction for three counts of sexual activity with a child. Pears,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Pair in court after man suffers stab wounda stab wound. Andrew Smith, 37, and Craig Branney, 27, are facing jail sentenc
Pair in court after man suffers stab wound
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
a stab wound. Andrew Smith, 37, and Craig Branney, 27, are facing jail sentences after they each entered guilty pleas at Carlisle Crown Court. Smith admitted wounding Lee Flynn with intent, while Branney admitted a lesser wounding charge. It... Read more
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