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A judge says Callum Toole was "childish" and "immature" to play on his phone.

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Families decided to make a statement by getting a tattoo for World Down's Syndrome Day.

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Derrick Cooper was cleared by a jury of six other assault charges following a seven-week trial.

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A 39-year-old from Barrow was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and possessing drugs.

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Hundreds of schools in England were sent an email saying a bomb would be detonated on their grounds.

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The proposal has been made eight days after American media giant Newsquest acquired the press.

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The dances aim to recreate the atmosphere of dance halls of the 1950s and 60s.

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Deb Huby from Nenthead in Cumbria says "the snow goes three quarters of the way up the door".

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The Cumbrian farmer came to the rescue after several days of severe weather trapped the animals.

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Paul Holroyd, who was paralysed by a texting driver, believes the current fines are no deterrent.

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Cheese or chocolate? Honey or oysters? The UK is home to festivals dedicated to favourite foods.

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Some say they actively budget for fines, while others believe the penalty system is a "mess".

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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: 9C (48F), Minimum Temperature: 6C (43F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1016mb, Humidity: 71%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:10 GMT, Sunset: 18:28 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 7C (45F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 16mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 994mb, Humidity: 84%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:07 GMT, Sunset: 18:30 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 7C (45F), Minimum Temperature: 2C (36F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 3mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1003mb, Humidity: 79%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:05 GMT, Sunset: 18:31 GMT

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