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North-West Evening Mail
Paul's Carpets - A Local Business Giving Back To Its CommunityPaul's Carpets have been providing carpets and flooring in South Cumbria for ov
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
Paul's Carpets have been providing carpets and flooring in South Cumbria for over 35 years and with the help of their innovative mobile showroom, are even bringing samples direct to the door. With a service that includes the uplift of old carpets,... Read more
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The News and Star
Breaking: Crash on Penrith to Wigton road brings long delays for motoristsEMERGENCY services are at the scene of a road traffic collision on a busy north
The News and Star / Posted 10 hours ago
EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a road traffic collision on a busy north Cumbrian road. Earlier this evening around 7pm police were called to a two-vehicle crash on the B5305 near Hutton-in-the-Forest. One motorist is believed to have... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Blind Barrow man tackles 100km challenge in aid of veteran charitycharity for vision-impaired ex-servicemen and women. He added: “I’m also a dir
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
charity for vision-impaired ex-servicemen and women. He added: “I’m also a director and trustee of a blind society in Cumbria, and the idea of participating in an event which supports ex-service personnel is something that myself and the chief... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Ormskirk's Michelin Star restaurant Moor Hall awarded four AA Rosettesare among the top restaurants in the country. Mark was most recently Executive
Liverpool Echo / Posted 13 hours ago
are among the top restaurants in the country. Mark was most recently Executive Chef of 2 Michelin Star L’Enclume in Cumbria and won the Roux Scholarship, the premier competition for chefs in the UK in 2011. However, his most recent... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbria's £27m council cuts consultation attracts 139 responsesA PUBLIC consultation launched to find out how to cut spending across Cumbria b
The News and Star / Posted 13 hours ago
A PUBLIC consultation launched to find out how to cut spending across Cumbria by millions of pounds has prompted 139 responses - the equivalent of just 0.03 per cent of all residents in the county. A draft budget set by Cumbria County Council chiefs... Read more
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The News and Star
Road partially blocked following crashA road in West Cumbria is partially blocked after a two-vehicle collision. The
The News and Star / Posted 13 hours ago
A road in West Cumbria is partially blocked after a two-vehicle collision. The Vauxhall and the Mitsubishi are partially blocking the road at the junction between Blackwood Road and Branthwaite Road in Workington. It is understood no one was... Read more
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Whitehaven News
and-coming folk outfit Pons Aelius to appear in EgremontINSTRUMENTAL folk sextet Pons Aelius make their first appearance in Cumbria of
Whitehaven News / Posted 14 hours ago
INSTRUMENTAL folk sextet Pons Aelius make their first appearance in Cumbria of 2018 when they play live at the Florence Arts Centre, this February. The award-winning young band arrive at the Egremont venue on Saturday 10, playing material from their... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Cumbria's £27m council cuts consultation attracts 139 responsesA PUBLIC consultation launched to find out how to cut spending across Cumbria b
Whitehaven News / Posted 14 hours ago
A PUBLIC consultation launched to find out how to cut spending across Cumbria by millions of pounds has prompted 139 responses - the equivalent of just 0.03 per cent of all residents in the county. A draft budget set by Cumbria County Council chiefs... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Consultation opens on £165m West Cumbria mine plansPeople can have their say on plans to construct a £165 million undersea mine in
Whitehaven News / Posted 14 hours ago
People can have their say on plans to construct a £165 million undersea mine in West Cumbria. A 30-day consultation has opened on West Cumbria Mining's plans for the planned Woodhouse Colliery, off the coast of St Bees. Once the consultation comes... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Consultation opens on £165m West Cumbria mine plansPeople can have their say on plans to construct a £165 million undersea mine in
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 hours ago
People can have their say on plans to construct a £165 million undersea mine in West Cumbria. A 30-day consultation has opened on West Cumbria Mining's plans for the planned Woodhouse Colliery, off the coast of St Bees. Once the consultation comes... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cumbria's £27m council cuts consultation attracts 139 responsesA PUBLIC consultation launched to find out how to cut spending across Cumbria b
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 hours ago
A PUBLIC consultation launched to find out how to cut spending across Cumbria by millions of pounds has prompted 139 responses - the equivalent of just 0.03 per cent of all residents in the county. A draft budget set by Cumbria County Council chiefs... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Road partially blocked following crashA road in West Cumbria is partially blocked after a two-vehicle collision. The
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 hours ago
A road in West Cumbria is partially blocked after a two-vehicle collision. The Vauxhall and the Mitsubishi are partially blocking the road at the junction between Blackwood Road and Branthwaite Road in Workington. It is understood no one was... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Medics 'discounted' crucial indicator, inquest into death of mum hearsJulian Brown, a consultant in anesthesia and intensive care medicine at Southen
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 hours ago
Julian Brown, a consultant in anesthesia and intensive care medicine at Southend Hospital, who prepared a report for Cumbria Police, said the key error was the failure to recognise the breathing tube had been wrongly placed. He said greater... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria's £27m council cuts consultation attracts 139 responsesA PUBLIC consultation launched to find out how to cut spending across Cumbria b
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
A PUBLIC consultation launched to find out how to cut spending across Cumbria by millions of pounds has prompted 139 responses - the equivalent of just 0.03 per cent of all residents in the county. A draft budget set by Cumbria County Council chiefs... Read more
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The News and Star
Medics 'discounted' crucial indicator, inquest into death of mum hearsJulian Brown, a consultant in anesthesia and intensive care medicine at Southen
The News and Star / Posted 14 hours ago
Julian Brown, a consultant in anesthesia and intensive care medicine at Southend Hospital, who prepared a report for Cumbria Police, said the key error was the failure to recognise the breathing tube had been wrongly placed. He said greater... Read more
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The News and Star
Police investigate unexplained death of man in CumbriaPolice are investigating the unexplained death of a man in Cumbria. The probe
The News and Star / Posted 14 hours ago
Police are investigating the unexplained death of a man in Cumbria. The probe follows the death of a man, understood to be living in Workington, who was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle on Saturday morning where he later died. A police... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Police investigate unexplained death of man in CumbriaPolice are investigating the unexplained death of a man in Cumbria. The probe
Whitehaven News / Posted 15 hours ago
Police are investigating the unexplained death of a man in Cumbria. The probe follows the death of a man, understood to be living in Workington, who was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle on Saturday morning where he later died. A police... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Road partially blocked following crashA road in West Cumbria is partially blocked after a two-vehicle collision. The
Whitehaven News / Posted 15 hours ago
A road in West Cumbria is partially blocked after a two-vehicle collision. The Vauxhall and the Mitsubishi are partially blocking the road at the junction between Blackwood Road and Branthwaite Road in Workington. It is understood no one was... Read more
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The News and Star
Jury out in Cumbria 'gang rape' trialraping a 15-year-old girl in Workington have retired to consider their verdicts
The News and Star / Posted 15 hours ago
raping a 15-year-old girl in Workington have retired to consider their verdicts. The boys, all aged under 16 and from west Cumbria, have each pleaded not guilty to two rape charges. They also each deny a further sexual assault allegation. It is... Read more
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The News and Star
Farmers discuss Brexit issues with Copeland's MP£110 billion and helping to shape some of our finest habitats and landscapes, e
The News and Star / Posted 15 hours ago
£110 billion and helping to shape some of our finest habitats and landscapes, especially here in the Lake District. "In Cumbria and Copeland, 20 per cent of all businesses are farms, while the farming and food manufacturing industries contribute... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Farmers discuss Brexit issues with Copeland's MP£110 billion and helping to shape some of our finest habitats and landscapes, e
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 hours ago
£110 billion and helping to shape some of our finest habitats and landscapes, especially here in the Lake District. "In Cumbria and Copeland, 20 per cent of all businesses are farms, while the farming and food manufacturing industries contribute... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Jury out in Cumbria 'gang rape' trialraping a 15-year-old girl in Workington have retired to consider their verdicts
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 hours ago
raping a 15-year-old girl in Workington have retired to consider their verdicts. The boys, all aged under 16 and from west Cumbria, have each pleaded not guilty to two rape charges. They also each deny a further sexual assault allegation. It is... Read more
16h
North-West Evening Mail
Lancashire Thunder pick out Ulverston teen's cricket talent15-year-old Ulverston Victoria High School pupil, who plays her club cricket fo
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
15-year-old Ulverston Victoria High School pupil, who plays her club cricket for Lindal A in the North Lancs and Cumbria League, as well as turning out for the South Lakes Maidens side and Ulverston juniors, is one of 13 girls aged... Read more
16h
The News and Star
Fundraisers to face freezing temperatures to support elderlyAn all-night sleep out will see fundraisers brave freezing temperatures this we
The News and Star / Posted 16 hours ago
An all-night sleep out will see fundraisers brave freezing temperatures this weekend. The annual Big Sleep, organised by Cumbria Community Foundation, takes place on Saturday, aiming to raise awareness to the plight of older people who struggle to... Read more
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17h
North-West Evening Mail
South Cumbrians brave plummeting temperatures to help the elderlyCHARITABLE South Cumbria residents will be braving freezing-cold temperatures i
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
CHARITABLE South Cumbria residents will be braving freezing-cold temperatures in a bid to raise awareness of the plight of older people struggling to heat their homes during the winter months. The annual Big Sleep event, organised by Cumbria... Read more
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The Comet
Stevenage boss Darren Sarll delighted with youngsters after Carlisle clean sheeta home defeat on Saturday as they also took their fourth point from Carlisle th
The Comet / Posted 18 hours ago
a home defeat on Saturday as they also took their fourth point from Carlisle this season, after Sarll’s side won 2-0 in Cumbria early in the League Two season. Danny Newton receives some treatment for a head wound during the game against... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow nursery to remain closed following heating failurethe heating. Bram Longstaffe nursery school in Farm Street has been forced to
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
the heating. Bram Longstaffe nursery school in Farm Street has been forced to close its doors after a failure with the heating system. It is due to reopen at 8am on January 23. Cumbria County Council has apologised for any inconvenience... Read more
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The News and Star
Whitehaven Miners Social earn comfortable win in West Cumbria Youth LeagueSocial put nine goals past Salterbeck without reply to cement their place in mi
The News and Star / Posted 18 hours ago
Social put nine goals past Salterbeck without reply to cement their place in midtable in the under-14s division of West Cumbria Youth League. Cockermouth beat Seaton 3-2 to close the gap to their opponents, while a 3-1 win for Maryport against... Read more
18h
The News and Star
Sellafield apprentices raise over £12,000 for Cumbrian charityApprentices,trainees and graduates at Sellafield handed £12,905.93 to a Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 18 hours ago
Apprentices,trainees and graduates at Sellafield handed £12,905.93 to a Cumbrian charity. Hospice At Home West Cumbria received the cash last week, which was raised through events held in 2017. Chris Carruthers, who oversees the charity and... Read more
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The News and Star
Consultation opens on £165m mine plansPeople can have their say on plans to construct a £165 million undersea mine in
The News and Star / Posted 18 hours ago
People can have their say on plans to construct a £165 million undersea mine in West Cumbria. A 30-day consultation has opened on West Cumbria Mining's plans for the planned Woodhouse Colliery, off the coast of St Bees. Once the consultation comes... Read more
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The News and Star
Re-sentenced to death: dog destruction rulingMr O’Neil has been forced to fight for his dog’s life a second time. At the ci
The News and Star / Posted 18 hours ago
Mr O’Neil has been forced to fight for his dog’s life a second time. At the city’s magistrates’ court, Cumbria Police applied to have Kizzie put down after a CCTV camera outside the city’s Durranhill Police HQ filmed Mr O’Neil... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Whitehaven Miners Social earn comfortable win in West Cumbria Youth LeagueSocial put nine goals past Salterbeck without reply to cement their place in mi
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 hours ago
Social put nine goals past Salterbeck without reply to cement their place in midtable in the under-14s division of West Cumbria Youth League. Cockermouth beat Seaton 3-2 to close the gap to their opponents, while a 3-1 win for Maryport against... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Consultation opens on £165m mine plansPeople can have their say on plans to construct a £165 million undersea mine in
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 hours ago
People can have their say on plans to construct a £165 million undersea mine in West Cumbria. A 30-day consultation has opened on West Cumbria Mining's plans for the planned Woodhouse Colliery, off the coast of St Bees. Once the consultation comes... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Sellafield apprentices raise over £12,000 for West Cumbrian charityApprentices, trainees and graduates at Sellafield handed £12,905.93 to a West C
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 hours ago
Apprentices, trainees and graduates at Sellafield handed £12,905.93 to a West Cumbrian charity. Hospice At Home West Cumbria received the cash last week, which was raised through events held in 2017. Chris Carruthers, who oversees the charity and... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Fundraisers to face freezing temperatures to support elderlyAn all-night sleep out will see fundraisers brave freezing temperatures this we
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 hours ago
An all-night sleep out will see fundraisers brave freezing temperatures this weekend. The annual Big Sleep, organised by Cumbria Community Foundation, takes place on Saturday, aiming to raise awareness to the plight of older people who struggle to... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Springer Spaniel rescued after falling down mineshaftValley. On January 14, a dog scrambled under a locked gate and fallen part way
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
Valley. On January 14, a dog scrambled under a locked gate and fallen part way down a mineshaft. After being alerted by Cumbria Police at 4.04pm, a full team call out was initiated and volunteers made their way to the fell. Once on scene, the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Sellafield apprentices raise over £12,000 for West Cumbrian charityApprentices, trainees and graduates at Sellafield handed £12,905.93 to a West C
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Apprentices, trainees and graduates at Sellafield handed £12,905.93 to a West Cumbrian charity. Hospice At Home West Cumbria received the cash last week, which was raised through events held in 2017. Chris Carruthers, who oversees the charity and... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Fundraisers to face freezing temperatures to support elderlyAn all-night sleep out will see fundraisers brave freezing temperatures this we
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 19 hours ago
An all-night sleep out will see fundraisers brave freezing temperatures this weekend. The annual Big Sleep, organised by Cumbria Community Foundation, takes place on Saturday, aiming to raise awareness to the plight of older people who struggle to... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Consultation opens on £165m mine plansPeople can have their say on plans to construct a £165 million undersea mine in
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 19 hours ago
People can have their say on plans to construct a £165 million undersea mine in West Cumbria. A 30-day consultation has opened on West Cumbria Mining's plans for the planned Woodhouse Colliery, off the coast of St Bees. Once the consultation comes... Read more
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19h
International Business Times
A nationwide search is on for UK's £12bn nuclear waste dump facility (GDF) will not be an easy task. Today, most of the UK's nuclear waste
International Business Times / Posted 19 hours ago
facility (GDF) will not be an easy task. Today, most of the UK's nuclear waste is stored at ground level in Sellafield, Cumbria. But with a new power plant being built in Somerset, and four others proposed, the government urgently needs to find... Read more
19h
North-West Evening Mail
Appeal launched after Parka jackets stolen from town centre storecentre store. The theft happened on January 8 between 3-3.30pm from The Office
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
centre store. The theft happened on January 8 between 3-3.30pm from The Officer's Club in Portland Walk. Officers from Cumbria Constabulary would like to speak with a "white male" believed to be wearing "dark jogging bottoms" who was in the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow terrorist accused arrives at court to face trial"his willingness and intention to attack and kill persons attending a Pride Nig
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
"his willingness and intention to attack and kill persons attending a Pride Night at the New Empire Public House in Barrow, Cumbria" on June 23. The charge states he is accused of telling people in the Facebook group chat of his plan to walk into... Read more
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The News and Star
CCTV footage released in Carlisle Stagecoach investigationCumbria Police have revealed CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to
The News and Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Cumbria Police have revealed CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to in relation to the Carlisle Stagecoach investigation. Police are investigating damage to a Stagecoach bus on West Tower Street in Carlisle, at around 10.30am on Thursday,... Read more
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The News and Star
Man accused of multiple rapes appears in courtruling that his case will next be dealt with during a hearing at Carlisle Crown
The News and Star / Posted 19 hours ago
ruling that his case will next be dealt with during a hearing at Carlisle Crown Court on February 19. There was no application for bail. In a statement, Cumbria Police said that the two alleged victims are being supported by specialist of... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Have you got what it takes to be Cumbria Constabulary's next inspector?Cumbria Constabulary is on the lookout for leaders of the future who are keen t
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 20 hours ago
Cumbria Constabulary is on the lookout for leaders of the future who are keen to take on the world of higher-level policing. The force is taking part in the national ‘Direct Entry’ scheme, which gives those with a non-police background the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Have you got what it takes to be Cumbria Constabulary's next inspector?Cumbria Constabulary is on the lookout for leaders of the future who are keen t
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
Cumbria Constabulary is on the lookout for leaders of the future who are keen to take on the world of higher-level policing. The force is taking part in the national ‘Direct Entry’ scheme, which gives those with a non-police background the... Read more
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The News and Star
Carlisle Rugby Club beat Rochdale as the visitors return to Warwick Road for the first time since the 2015 floodsbut, having beaten Manchester at home last week, Carlisle needed to make sure t
The News and Star / Posted 20 hours ago
but, having beaten Manchester at home last week, Carlisle needed to make sure the visitors didn’t extend that form at the Cumbrians’ expense. Carlisle started the livelier of the two teams and kept Rochdale inside their half for the first five... Read more
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The News and Star
Sellafield firefighters on strike todayhas advised employees to follow any signage, advice and guidance from the polic
The News and Star / Posted 20 hours ago
has advised employees to follow any signage, advice and guidance from the police while industrial action is taking place. Cumbria Police warned motorists via social media about possible delays. Firefighters who are part of the union held three... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Sellafield firefighters on strike todayhas advised employees to follow any signage, advice and guidance from the polic
Whitehaven News / Posted 21 hours ago
has advised employees to follow any signage, advice and guidance from the police while industrial action is taking place. Cumbria Police warned motorists via social media about possible delays. Firefighters who are part of the union held three... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Sellafield firefighters on strike todayhas advised employees to follow any signage, advice and guidance from the polic
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 21 hours ago
has advised employees to follow any signage, advice and guidance from the police while industrial action is taking place. Cumbria Police warned motorists via social media about possible delays. Firefighters who are part of the union held three... Read more
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