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The hearing heard that the victims were left "profoundly" affected by the attack.

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Members of the GMB union at the nuclear plant begin the first of two 12.5-hour walkouts.

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Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious.

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House prices are lower in real terms in many areas than 10 years ago. Use our calculator to find out how your neighbourhood has fared.

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Saharan dust and forest fires are to blame for the phenomenon, says a weather expert.

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GPs surgeries in Cumbria had already offered to help train the new doctors, the CCG said.

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The award, named after world-renowned Sergio Aragones, was presented to Dave McKean.

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A nuclear reactor in the north of England caught fire in 1957.

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Heavy rain has brought flooding to parts of Cumbria - with footage capturing the situation on the A595 near Blennerhasset.

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The famous artwork is back on public display having been restored following 10 years out of view.

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Johnny Moss was hooked on the likes of Hulk Hogan and The Rock as a child, but has now won a professional wrestling training job in the USA.

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The famous artwork, hidden from view for a decade, is back on public display having been restored.

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Community News

Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.


Push For Local Apprenticeships

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Cumbria council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.

Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013

LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Cumbria community.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

Local Weather

Maximum Temperature: 14C (57F), Minimum Temperature: 11C (52F), Wind Direction: South Easterly, Wind Speed: 5mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1013mb, Humidity: 66%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:44 BST, Sunset: 18:07 BST

Maximum Temperature: 15C (59F), Minimum Temperature: 11C (52F), Wind Direction: South Easterly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1001mb, Humidity: 82%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:46 BST, Sunset: 18:05 BST

Maximum Temperature: 13C (55F), Minimum Temperature: 9C (48F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1002mb, Humidity: 81%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:48 BST, Sunset: 18:02 BST

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