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North-West Evening Mail
On-call overnight crews proposed for Barrow and Ulverston in fire service shake-upto do this they may need additional specialist resources to make them more effe
North-West Evening Mail / Posted an hour ago
to do this they may need additional specialist resources to make them more effective." The changes will see the Furness peninsula covered by five fire engines, with two based in Ulverston, two in Barrow, and one on Walney. Call outs... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
FINAL UPDATE: A590 clear and traffic is moving wellmajor issues. Train services have also resumed. 6.30pm: A590 has reopened but
North-West Evening Mail / Posted an hour ago
major issues. Train services have also resumed. 6.30pm: A590 has reopened but trains remain delayed or cancelled on the Furness line. 4.03pm: The Leece to Gleaston road is now open. 3.40pm: The Coast Road A5087 is now open. 3.15pm: Police... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 6.30pm: A590 reopens but train problems persistevening, as flooding woes continue. LIVE UPDATES 6.30pm: A590 has reopened bu
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
evening, as flooding woes continue. LIVE UPDATES 6.30pm: A590 has reopened but trains remain delayed or cancelled on the Furness line. 4.03pm: The Leece to Gleaston road is now open. 3.40pm: The Coast Road A5087 is now open. 3.15pm: Police... Read more
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The Young Witness
A cool dozen for playThe winning pair this week was Frank Davidson and Jenny McAinsh on 59.00 per ce
The Young Witness / Posted 3 hours ago
The winning pair this week was Frank Davidson and Jenny McAinsh on 59.00 per cent. Second Julianne Collingridge and Lee Furness on 58.00 per cent. Third Heather Worner and Jane Wallace 54.00 per cent, following ws Joyce Cavanagh, Gwen Williams,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
'Cut off' Cumbrians accuse politicians and government of neglecting county during floodingto this week's flooding and claimed all had been relatively quiet about this we
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
to this week's flooding and claimed all had been relatively quiet about this week's flooding. A spokesman for Barrow and Furness MP John Woodcock yesterday said the MP had been "working behind the scenes" but, when pressed on his whereabouts,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Dickensian Festival prepares to bring yuletide magic to Ulverstonthirsty during their time in Ulverston. Over November 25 and 26 thousands are
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
thirsty during their time in Ulverston. Over November 25 and 26 thousands are expected to flood into the town from across Furness. Mrs Scrogham puts the enduring popularity of the festival down to its welcoming nature. She said: "It's the overall... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
'Cut off' Cumbrians accuse politicians and government of neglecting county in its hour of needhow vulnerable our area is to being cut off. "I've been getting updates from N
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
how vulnerable our area is to being cut off. "I've been getting updates from Northern Rail and Highways England about the Furness line flooding and A590 crash closure, and want to say a big thank you to everyone working hard to restore... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Ulverston flood defences tested as rising water once again threatens homescomparison to previous years the flood defences had held and homes were safe fr
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
comparison to previous years the flood defences had held and homes were safe from the flood waters. Follow the links below to learn about the flood relief efforts taking place across Furness, and how Ulverston's defences have improved sinc... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Model weekend delights railway enthusiasts in Millomalong and see them learning about the history of the railway." Organisers also
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
along and see them learning about the history of the railway." Organisers also welcomed Derek Faulds, the chairman of the Furness Line Action Group. Mrs Mojonnier said: "We also invited the people from FLAG and they came down and had a busy... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 4.03pm: Coast Road A5087 between Barrow and Ulverston is now opentrains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Ra
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
trains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Rail cancellations so far: 06:48 Barrow-In-Furness to Manchester Airport due 09:16 07:57 Manchester Airport to Preston due 09:05 08:50 Windermere to Oxenholme Lake... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Charges made in connection with non-recent abuse and neglect allegationshas been charged with one offence of assault ABH; - Anthony Maxwell, 70, of Li
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
has been charged with one offence of assault ABH; - Anthony Maxwell, 70, of Liquorstane, Falkland, Scotland, has been charged with one offence of assault ABH. They have all been bailed to appear at Furness Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, January... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 2.52pm: Westbound (both lanes) and eastbound (one lane) now open on A590trains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Ra
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
trains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Rail cancellations so far: 06:48 Barrow-In-Furness to Manchester Airport due 09:16 07:57 Manchester Airport to Preston due 09:05 08:50 Windermere to Oxenholme Lake... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
'I 100 per cent would have been killed' - Lucky A590 driver delivers stark warningduring the crash, only realising how serious it was once paramedics arrived. He
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
during the crash, only realising how serious it was once paramedics arrived. He was stabilised at the scene and taken to Furness General Hospital to be assessed for head and neck injuries. Miraculously he only sustained minor cuts, bruises and... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 1.42pm: Seven hours and counting for chaotic A590 road closuretrains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Ra
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
trains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Rail cancellations so far: 06:48 Barrow-In-Furness to Manchester Airport due 09:16 07:57 Manchester Airport to Preston due 09:05 08:50 Windermere to Oxenholme Lake... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 12.38pm: Two lanes now open on the M6 after flooding causes motorway mayhemtrains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Ra
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
trains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Rail cancellations so far: 06:48 Barrow-In-Furness to Manchester Airport due 09:16 07:57 Manchester Airport to Preston due 09:05 08:50 Windermere to Oxenholme Lake... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Where are flood alerts and warnings in place for Cumbria?Eden (Appleby area) Rivers Cocker, Marron and Derwent (Cockermouth area) Rive
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
Eden (Appleby area) Rivers Cocker, Marron and Derwent (Cockermouth area) Rivers Duddon, Crake and Mill Beck (Broughton-in-Furness area) Upper River Derwent, Stonethwaite Beck and Derwent Water (south of Keswick) Upper river Eden (Appleb... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 11.58am: 'Total carnage' at A590 crash site as road is closed in both directions and trains cancelledtrains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Ra
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
trains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Rail cancellations so far: 06:48 Barrow-In-Furness to Manchester Airport due 09:16 07:57 Manchester Airport to Preston due 09:05 08:50 Windermere to Oxenholme Lake... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Furness table tennis trio take Blackpool trophiesTHREE young Furness table tennis players were all smiles after taking trophies
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
THREE young Furness table tennis players were all smiles after taking trophies at the Blackpool Two-Star table tennis competition. Ben McDonald, Amelia Langhorn and Sophie Ackred all collected silverware on the Fylde Coast. The competition brought... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 10.58am: 'Total carnage' at A590 crash site as road is closed in both directions and trains cancelledtrains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Ra
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
trains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Rail cancellations so far: 06:48 Barrow-In-Furness to Manchester Airport due 09:16 07:57 Manchester Airport to Preston due 09:05 08:50 Windermere to Oxenholme Lake... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 9.26am: A590 closed in both directions and no trains in or out of Barrowtrains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Ra
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
trains are running between Carlisle and Maryport. The full list of Northern Rail cancellations so far: 06:48 Barrow-In-Furness to Manchester Airport due 09:16 07:57 Manchester Airport to Preston due 09:05 08:50 Windermere to Oxenholme Lake... Read more
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11h
North-West Evening Mail
Yesterday's events: Chaos reigned with trains between Preston and Barrow cancelled and railway stations floodedSchool, Wigton. Borrowdale Primary School, Keswick. Crosscannonby School, Mar
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
School, Wigton. Borrowdale Primary School, Keswick. Crosscannonby School, Maryport. Dowdales School, Dalton. Furness College, Barrow. Great Orton Primary School, Carlisle. Hawkshead Esthwaite Primary School, Ambleside. Holm Cultram... Read more
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The News and Star
UPDATED 11.56pm: Rail chaos as flooded lines halt London to Carlisle trainsSchool, Wigton. Borrowdale Primary School, Keswick. Crosscannonby School, Mar
The News and Star / Posted 12 hours ago
School, Wigton. Borrowdale Primary School, Keswick. Crosscannonby School, Maryport. Dowdales School, Dalton. Furness College, Barrow. Great Orton Primary School, Carlisle. Hawkshead Esthwaite Primary School, Ambleside. Holm Cultram... Read more
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12h
The News and Star
Flood warnings still in place after weather chaosEden (Appleby area) Rivers Cocker, Marron and Derwent (Cockermouth area) Rive
The News and Star / Posted 12 hours ago
Eden (Appleby area) Rivers Cocker, Marron and Derwent (Cockermouth area) Rivers Duddon, Crake and Mill Beck (Broughton-in-Furness area) Rivers Esk and Irthing (Longtown and Kirklinton area) Rivers Greta, St Johns Beck and Bassenthwaite lake... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Flood warnings still in place after weather chaosEden (Appleby area) Rivers Cocker, Marron and Derwent (Cockermouth area) Rive
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 hours ago
Eden (Appleby area) Rivers Cocker, Marron and Derwent (Cockermouth area) Rivers Duddon, Crake and Mill Beck (Broughton-in-Furness area) Rivers Esk and Irthing (Longtown and Kirklinton area) Rivers Greta, St Johns Beck and Bassenthwaite lake... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Flood warnings still in place after weather chaosEden (Appleby area) Rivers Cocker, Marron and Derwent (Cockermouth area) Rive
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 hours ago
Eden (Appleby area) Rivers Cocker, Marron and Derwent (Cockermouth area) Rivers Duddon, Crake and Mill Beck (Broughton-in-Furness area) Rivers Esk and Irthing (Longtown and Kirklinton area) Rivers Greta, St Johns Beck and Bassenthwaite lake... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
South Walney and Lindal make Cumbria hockey finalsSOUTH Walney Juniors and Lindal and Marton School will carry the pride of Furne
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
SOUTH Walney Juniors and Lindal and Marton School will carry the pride of Furness in the Cumbria School Games. The two schools topped the standings in the district Quicksticks Hockey finals at Ulverston Leisure Centre. South Walney, who had come... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
UPDATED 7.30am: A590 shut and major roads still floodedVictoria also closed for the day. There are flooding issues at Poaka Beck, The
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
Victoria also closed for the day. There are flooding issues at Poaka Beck, The Yarl, Hagg Gill and Butts Beck at Dalton-in-Furness including Town Centre and Queen Street. Flood alerts include the River Kent; River Bela; River Rothay and River... Read more
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metro
Up to 8ins of snow predicted as rain and wind batters UKon the M6 were closed between junctions 35 and 36 in south Cumbria due to flood
metro / Posted 14 hours ago
on the M6 were closed between junctions 35 and 36 in south Cumbria due to flooding and an overturned vehicle.The ruins of Furness Abbey were flooded after heavy rain (Picture: Fortitude)Large parts of northern England have been hit by heavy rain... Read more
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The News and Star
Got an empty home on your street? Investigation reveals it could be among thousands across Cumbriawhen residents who stay temporarily with friends and relatives is taken into ac
The News and Star / Posted 16 hours ago
when residents who stay temporarily with friends and relatives is taken into account. Pat Chapples, manager of the town's Furness Homelessness Centre, said her organisation often found it difficult to move people out of the temporary accommodation... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Got an empty home on your street? Investigation reveals it could be among thousands across Cumbriawhen residents who stay temporarily with friends and relatives is taken into ac
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 hours ago
when residents who stay temporarily with friends and relatives is taken into account. Pat Chapples, manager of the town's Furness Homelessness Centre, said her organisation often found it difficult to move people out of the temporary accommodation... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Got an empty home on your street? Investigation reveals it could be among thousands across Cumbriawhen residents who stay temporarily with friends and relatives is taken into ac
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 hours ago
when residents who stay temporarily with friends and relatives is taken into account. Pat Chapples, manager of the town's Furness Homelessness Centre, said her organisation often found it difficult to move people out of the temporary accommodation... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Got an empty home on your street? Investigation reveals it could be among thousands across Cumbriawhen residents who stay temporarily with friends and relatives is taken into ac
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
when residents who stay temporarily with friends and relatives is taken into account. Pat Chapples, manager of the town's Furness Homelessness Centre, said her organisation often found it difficult to move people out of the temporary accommodation... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 00.07am: Chaos as trains between Preston and Barrow cancelled and railway stations floodedSchool, Wigton. Borrowdale Primary School, Keswick. Crosscannonby School, Mar
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
School, Wigton. Borrowdale Primary School, Keswick. Crosscannonby School, Maryport. Dowdales School, Dalton. Furness College, Barrow. Great Orton Primary School, Carlisle. Hawkshead Esthwaite Primary School, Ambleside. Holm Cultram... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 11.51pm: Chaos as trains between Preston and Barrow cancelled and railway stations floodedSchool, Wigton. Borrowdale Primary School, Keswick. Crosscannonby School, Mar
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
School, Wigton. Borrowdale Primary School, Keswick. Crosscannonby School, Maryport. Dowdales School, Dalton. Furness College, Barrow. Great Orton Primary School, Carlisle. Hawkshead Esthwaite Primary School, Ambleside. Holm Cultram... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 11.06pm: Chaos as trains between Preston and Barrow cancelled and railway stations floodedSchool, Wigton. Borrowdale Primary School, Keswick. Crosscannonby School, Mar
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
School, Wigton. Borrowdale Primary School, Keswick. Crosscannonby School, Maryport. Dowdales School, Dalton. Furness College, Barrow. Great Orton Primary School, Carlisle. Hawkshead Esthwaite Primary School, Ambleside. Holm Cultram... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
UPDATED 10.15pm: Heavy rain wreaks havoc on Cumbria: M6 shut; Imminent flooding expected at Appleby, River Kent threatens to burst its banks and major roads closedVictoria also closed for the day. There are flooding issues at Poaka Beck, The
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
Victoria also closed for the day. There are flooding issues at Poaka Beck, The Yarl, Hagg Gill and Butts Beck at Dalton-in-Furness including Town Centre and Queen Street. Flood alerts include the River Kent; River Bela; River Rothay and River... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
UPDATED 8.45pm: Heavy rain wreaks havoc on Cumbria: Imminent flooding expected at Appleby, River Kent threatens to burst its banks and major roads closedVictoria also closed for the day. There are flooding issues at Poaka Beck, The
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
Victoria also closed for the day. There are flooding issues at Poaka Beck, The Yarl, Hagg Gill and Butts Beck at Dalton-in-Furness including Town Centre and Queen Street. Flood alerts include the River Kent; River Bela; River Rothay and River... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria plunges into chaos as torrential rain triggers massive floodsof the desperate requests for information on Twitter. The majority of Barrow e
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
of the desperate requests for information on Twitter. The majority of Barrow escaped mostly unscathed although parts of Furness Abbey and the rural roads around it were inundated. Meanwhile, the Environment Agency bolstered its warnings and at... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 9.04pm: Schools closed, roads across Cumbria flooded and rail lines blocked + VIDEOSSchool, Wigton. Borrowdale Primary School, Keswick. Crosscannonby School, Mar
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
School, Wigton. Borrowdale Primary School, Keswick. Crosscannonby School, Maryport. Dowdales School, Dalton. Furness College, Barrow. Great Orton Primary School, Carlisle. Hawkshead Esthwaite Primary School, Ambleside. Holm Cultram... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 8.05pm: Schools closed, roads across Cumbria flooded and rail lines blocked + VIDEOSto flood. One lane of the M6 is closed southbound between junctions 33 and 32
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
to flood. One lane of the M6 is closed southbound between junctions 33 and 32 because of flooding and an accident. Furness College is the most recent closure announced. The Channelside campus will shut its doors at 5.30pm due to the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 6pm: Schools closed, roads across Cumbria flooded and rail lines blocked + VIDEOSwater is causing chaos across Cumbria today with roads, schools, train services
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
water is causing chaos across Cumbria today with roads, schools, train services and sports matches cancelled or closed. Furness College is the most recent closure announced. The channelside campus will shut its doors at 5.30pm due to the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
UPDATED 4.52pm: Schools closed, roads across Cumbria flooded and rail lines blocked + VIDEOSwater is causing chaos across Cumbria today with roads, schools, train services
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
water is causing chaos across Cumbria today with roads, schools, train services and sports matches cancelled or closed. Furness College is the most recent closure announced. The channelside campus will shut its doors at 5.30pm due to the... Read more
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Philly.com
Beatles Christmas, Taylor Swift tickets and the best gifts for the music lover in your lifewill be in strikingly more intimate surroundings when they return to town on Ma
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
will be in strikingly more intimate surroundings when they return to town on March 20 to play the Sanctuary at the Frank Furness-designed First Unitarian Church in Center City. Jackie Shane, Any Other Way, $9.99Curtesy of the Numero Group Cool... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Heavy rain wreaking floods havoc in Cumbria - River Kent close to bursting banks; roads and schools closedVictoria also closed for the day. There are flooding issues at Poaka Beck, The
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
Victoria also closed for the day. There are flooding issues at Poaka Beck, The Yarl, Hagg Gill and Butts Beck at Dalton-in-Furness including Town Centre and Queen Street. Flood alerts include the River Kent; River Bela; River Rothay and River... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Father accused of abuse to give evidence at Poppi Worthington inquestDavid Roberts, from Monday. The hearing at the town's County Hall is the secon
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
David Roberts, from Monday. The hearing at the town's County Hall is the second inquest into the death of the Barrow-in-Furness youngster - ordered by the High Court after the first in 2014 for "a child aged 13 months" lasted just seven minutes... Read more
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The News and Star
Father accused of abuse to give evidence at Poppi Worthington inquestDavid Roberts, from Monday. The hearing at the town's County Hall is the secon
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
David Roberts, from Monday. The hearing at the town's County Hall is the second inquest into the death of the Barrow-in-Furness youngster - ordered by the High Court after the first in 2014 for "a child aged 13 months" lasted just seven minutes... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Father accused of abuse to give evidence at Poppi Worthington inquestDavid Roberts, from Monday. The hearing at the town's County Hall is the secon
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
David Roberts, from Monday. The hearing at the town's County Hall is the second inquest into the death of the Barrow-in-Furness youngster - ordered by the High Court after the first in 2014 for "a child aged 13 months" lasted just seven minutes... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Heavy rain causing flooding in Cumbria - River Kent close to bursting banks; several roads and schools closedVictoria also closed for the day. There are flooding issues at Poaka Beck, The
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
Victoria also closed for the day. There are flooding issues at Poaka Beck, The Yarl, Hagg Gill and Butts Beck at Dalton-in-Furness including Town Centre and Queen Street. Flood alerts include the River Kent; River Bela; River Rothay and River... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Father accused of abuse to give evidence at Poppi Worthington inquestDavid Roberts, from Monday. The hearing at the town's County Hall is the secon
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
David Roberts, from Monday. The hearing at the town's County Hall is the second inquest into the death of the Barrow-in-Furness youngster - ordered by the High Court after the first in 2014 for "a child aged 13 months" lasted just seven minutes... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Heavy rain causing flooding in Cumbria - several roads now closedto help manage the situation." There are flooding issues at Poaka Beck, The Ya
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
to help manage the situation." There are flooding issues at Poaka Beck, The Yarl, Hagg Gill and Butts Beck at Dalton-in-Furness including Town Centre and Queen Street. Flood alerts include the River Kent; River Bela; River Rothay and River... Read more
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