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The 13-month-old was found with serious injuries at her home but no one has ever been charged.

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The 79-year-old was fatally injured when she was struck by a car on the A596 in Workington.

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Carlisle United cruise to a comfortable win over Cheltenham to register their first home win of the League Two season.

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Councillors are urged to reaffirm their backing to extend the line in the Scottish Borders on to Carlisle.

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The RMT said no progress had been made over the future of the role of guards, due to safety and job loss fears.

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Scientists trace nuclear waste from Sellafield over 15,000km to Bermuda to see how the ocean transports carbon.

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Michelle, who has multiple sclerosis, is going on a trek in the Lake District for the first time in more than 10 years.

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Lauren Richardson spent two years climbing the Cumbria peaks and making a radio signal from the summit.

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Two railway enthusiasts are travelling to every station in Britain in a bid to promote train travel.

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Pupils release Painted Lady butterflies after nurturing them from caterpillars.

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The border collies are competing in the British Flyball Championships.

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Gurt means great if you live in Bristol, and is one of 12 local words poets are now putting to verse.

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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: 22C (72F), Minimum Temperature: 16C (61F), Wind Direction: South South Easterly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1018mb, Humidity: 80%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:00 BST, Sunset: 20:27 BST

Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F), Minimum Temperature: 14C (57F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1011mb, Humidity: 83%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:02 BST, Sunset: 20:25 BST

Maximum Temperature: 16C (61F), Minimum Temperature: 14C (57F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1013mb, Humidity: 83%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:03 BST, Sunset: 20:22 BST

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