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Allan Bell is a "highly violent sexually and physically aggressive offender", a court hears.

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Mallinson offered his victim 2,000 to drop the case, Carlisle Crown Court heard.

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A second man is charged with assisting an offender following the death of Andrew Hackett.

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Paul Worthington refused to answer 252 questions, citing rules protecting witnesses from incriminating themselves.

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The walkout by Virgin Trains West Coast workers is the first of a number of UK rail staff strikes.

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Wintry conditions continue to cause delays for travellers as hundreds of schools remain closed.

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The Armitt Museum hopes a partnership with the University of Cumbria will help expand its collection.

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The Cumbria Clock Company says it is "quite a challenge" to repair the Royal Liver Building clock.

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Sansa and Harley are specially trained to find people who have drowned.

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More than 120 homes remain uninhabitable two years after Storm Desmond hit Cumbria

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Heavy rain has brought localised flooding to parts of south Cumbria, with Kendal's A684 being affected.

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The inquest into the death of Poppi Worthington has heard from almost 40 witnesses over three weeks.

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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: 2C (36F), Minimum Temperature: -3C (27F), Wind Direction: North North Easterly, Wind Speed: 1mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1017mb, Humidity: 93%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:26 GMT, Sunset: 15:47 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 8C (46F), Minimum Temperature: 0C (32F), Wind Direction: South South Westerly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Poor, Pressure: 1016mb, Humidity: 97%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:27 GMT, Sunset: 15:47 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 5C (41F), Minimum Temperature: 3C (37F), Wind Direction: South South Westerly, Wind Speed: 1mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1029mb, Humidity: 92%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:28 GMT, Sunset: 15:47 GMT

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