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Carlisle drug dealer 'used boy as foot soldier'
A drug dealer used a teenage "foot soldier" to move drugs and money in a "county lines" operation.
yesterday 19:26
Workington psychiatrist accused of will fraud was 'wicked'
A doctor accused of forging a patient's will to steal a £1.3m estate acted in a "wicked" way, prosecutors have said.
yesterday 17:20
Workington psychiatrist accused of will fraud was 'family friend'
A doctor accused of changing an elderly widow's will to gain access to her £1.3m estate, has told a court she was helping her as a "family friend" whom she had met "about two years" before.
2018-10-16 20:14
Poppi Worthington death: 'Everything being done' to prevent police blunders
Everything "humanly" possible is being done to prevent police blunders like those made after the death of toddler Poppi Worthington, a PCC has said.
2018-10-16 14:59
Volunteer ambulance crew reinstated after wrongly using blue lights
Two volunteer ambulance crew who were suspended for using blue lights and sirens when they were not trained to do so, have been reinstated.
2018-10-16 11:50
Whitehaven man jailed for 'vile' PC harm threats
A man who made "vile" threats to a kill a police officer and harm his children has been jailed.
2018-10-15 22:11
Rail services resume as Lakes landslip cleared
Rail services have resumed between Carlisle and Preston after a landslide that brought trains to a halt on Saturday.
2018-10-14 13:38
Landslip brings Lakes rail services to halt
Rail services in part of Cumbria have been hit after a landslip blocked a key Lake District route.
2018-10-13 19:47
Poppi Worthington: 'No criminal activity' on laptop used by father
No evidence of criminal activity has been found on a laptop believed to have belonged to the father of toddler Poppi Worthington.
2018-10-12 14:20
Workington psychiatrist 'put her name everywhere' in woman's will
A consultant psychiatrist faked a pensioner's will and put her own name "everywhere" on it, a court has heard.
2018-10-11 22:35
Workington psychiatrist 're-wrote' elderly woman's £1.3m will
A consultant psychiatrist re-wrote a pensioner's will to gain access to her £1.3m estate, a court has heard.
2018-10-11 13:08
Drug driver Thomas Jones jailed after M6 crash
A drug driver who had traces of cocaine and cannabis in his system has been jailed after he crashed into a van on the M6 in Cumbria.
2018-10-10 19:17
Council hit by cyber attack reveals £2m cost
A Cumbrian council has said it will "never know" whether it was the target of a cyber attack because it is host to the Sellafield nuclear waste plant.
2018-10-10 16:08
Volunteer ambulance crew used blue light while 'untrained'
Two volunteer crew with the North West Ambulance service have been suspended after reportedly operating a blue light when they were not trained to do so.
2018-10-09 23:20
Police snare driver with 'stinger' after 70mph pursuit through Carlisle

Police had to use a stinger device to stop a danger driver who sped through Carlisle at 70mph.

Luke Robert Colin Whitfield was spotted by police in the city driving a BMW at speed about 11pm on September 8.

Officers saw the 20-year-old motorist flying in the area of Orton Road and

2018-10-08 17:23
Boyfriend flies into drunken rage - after accidentally sitting on pot of baby food in Carlisle

A drunken boyfriend flew into a rage after he accidentally sat on a pot of baby food which had been left on a settee.

Allan Smith, 30, who had been drinking cans of lager, became so angry that his partner – 28 weeks’ pregnant with their second child – suffered a panic attack,

2018-10-08 17:23
Daily News
Group pledges to clean up village

A NEW group in Arlecdon is pledging to clean up the village, with residents of all ages mucking in.

Craig Tyson and his young family decided to set up the Arlecdon Community Action Group to ensure the village was clean, tidy and attractive for its residents and visitors.

The group

yesterday 18:41
Social club has licence suspended by Allerdale councillors

A WIGTON social club has had its licence suspended following an alleged incident there on Saturday night.

Cumbria Police conducted an emergency review of West Street Social Club's liquor licence and today a hearing of Allerdale Council's licensing committee resulted in a 28-day

yesterday 18:41
Vandals target vehicles in Maryport

Vehicles parked on two Maryport streets were vandalised yesterday.

The vehicles were scratched while they were parked on Kirkby Street and Crosby Street between 4pm and 7pm yesterday, October 16.

Anyone who witnessed the vandalism or has any information is asked to call police on PC

yesterday 17:38
Crash rider's £4k injury fund stolen

Callous thieves have stolen thousands of pounds raised to aid the recovery of a seriously injured speedway rider who was left in a wheelchair following a horror crash.

Workington Comets rider Dan Bewley is using a wheelchair and crutches while he is on the mend after a season-ending smash

yesterday 17:38
Allotment site to be vacated to avoid major financial trauma

A historic allotment site will be vacated to avoid major financial trauma to a cash-strapped council after maintenance costs hiked due to increasing vandalism.

Workington Town Council, which managed the Northside allotment site, has decided decided to hand the plots back to landowner

yesterday 15:32
Woman rescued after falling 100ft in Lakes

MOUNTAIN rescue volunteers have been praised for their swift actions after a woman fell 100ft from one of the Lake District's most notorious climbs.

The 21-year-old, along with her dog, fell from Blencathra's Sharp Edge at a point known as the bad step.

A passing doctor saw her fall

yesterday 14:29
Donate your Winter Fuel Payment to Cumbria 2018 Winter Warmth Appeal

Older people in Cumbria who receive a winter fuel payment from the Government but don't need it themselves are being urged to donate it to help those in need.

The Cumbria Community Foundation has launched its 2018 Winter Warmth Appeal to help poorer, older people to heat t their homes.

yesterday 12:23
Solicitors support carers

Three west Cumbria-based solicitors have teamed up with a charity to offer professional wills in return for a donation.

West Cumbria Carers has enlisted the help of the solicitors who will offer to produce a will for someone with the donation being sent to the charity.

The money

yesterday 12:23
Latest news from Carlisle
yesterday 19:26 Carlisle drug dealer 'used boy as foot soldier'
yesterday 18:41 Group pledges to clean up village
yesterday 18:41 Social club has licence suspended by Allerdale councillors
yesterday 17:38 Vandals target vehicles in Maryport
yesterday 17:38 Crash rider's £4k injury fund stolen
yesterday 17:20 Workington psychiatrist accused of will fraud was 'wicked'
yesterday 15:32 Allotment site to be vacated to avoid major financial trauma
yesterday 14:29 Woman rescued after falling 100ft in Lakes
yesterday 12:23 Donate your Winter Fuel Payment to Cumbria 2018 Winter Warmth Appeal
yesterday 12:23 Solicitors support carers
yesterday 12:23 Year six pupils get a taste of life at Workington Academy
yesterday 11:20 Jackson delight as Comets make final
yesterday 11:20 Brrrrrave Josh is making a splash for cash
yesterday 11:20 Champagne was an investment, accused told police
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yesterday 10:17 Environment agency took 'all precautions' for Storm Callum
yesterday 10:17 Sir Chris Bonington backs Lake District campaign
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yesterday 07:08 Work-related stress is number one cause of council staff sickness
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yesterday 07:08 Maryport schools merger plan set for green light
2018-10-16 20:32 Speedway owner hits out as club left out of multi-million pound stadium
2018-10-16 20:14 Workington psychiatrist accused of will fraud was 'family friend'
2018-10-16 19:29 Burglary probe launched
2018-10-16 19:29 Connecting with the younger generation
2018-10-16 19:29 'Helmet saved my life,' says horror crash cyclist
2018-10-16 18:26 Plans to slash speed limits in Allerdale villages
2018-10-16 17:23 Crosby mum drops three dress sizes in 14 weeks
2018-10-16 17:23 'Allerdale council staff are happy and healthy,' says councillor
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2018-10-16 14:14 Funeral details of A66 crash victim announced
2018-10-16 13:11 Lisa loves weighing less and doing more
2018-10-16 13:11 Smash and grab in town
2018-10-16 13:11 Plan to help shape future of Lake District set for delay
2018-10-16 13:11 Browton 7+ rain supreme
2018-10-16 12:08 Talks on multi-million pound devolution deal for Cumbria should re-open
2018-10-16 11:50 Volunteer ambulance crew reinstated after wrongly using blue lights
2018-10-16 11:05 Man left with court bill after assaulting PC
2018-10-16 10:47 The Mysteries: Six towns, six stories... one England?
2018-10-16 10:02 Curfew for man who damaged house and car
2018-10-16 08:59 Cumbria's former Chief Constable defended over decision to stay in car as PC was stabbed
2018-10-15 22:11 Whitehaven man jailed for 'vile' PC harm threats
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