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Glenridding Beck flood gravel removal to begin

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The removal of thousands of tonnes of gravel dredged from a flooded river more than a year ago is set to begin.

Glenridding ...

yesterday 14:37 open_in_new
Thirlmere reservoir £300m pipeline plans go on show

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Details of a pipeline to safeguard drinking water supplies in west Cumbria are to go before the public.

United Utilities is to ...

2017-02-25 17:29 open_in_new
Copeland reacts to 'shock' Conservative election win

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Copeland has been voting Labour for more than 80 years. On Thursday many felt it was time for a change and, as in the words of one ...

2017-02-24 12:51 open_in_new
Grasmere Island is given to the National Trust

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The island which helped inspire the creation of the National Trust has been given to the organisation after more than 100 years in ...

2017-02-23 19:11 open_in_new
Cumbria Police officer charged with child sex offences

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A police officer has been charged with child sex offences.

Nicholas Pool is accused of making indecent images of a child and ...

2017-02-23 13:37 open_in_new
Grayrigg train crash: 'The night that changed our lives'

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Ten years after a fatal train crash, three people connected with the tragedy have spoken of the night that changed their ...

2017-02-23 03:41 open_in_new
Voting to begin in Stoke and Copeland by-elections

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Voters are due to go to the polls in by-elections in Stoke-on-Trent Central and Copeland.

Polling stations will be open from ...

2017-02-23 03:41 open_in_new
Time-lapse footage captures year in The Lake District:

17 February 2017 Last updated at 13:56 GMT

Twelve months of the life of animals, plants and people in the Lake District have been captured and compressed into seconds thanks to cutting edge photography.

The Lake District: A Wild Year, uses time-lapse footage to give a new and unique ...

2017-02-22 22:11 open_in_new
Great North Air Ambulance increases blood plasma use after trial

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Three people probably would have died without a new blood plasma treatment which is now being extended, an air ambulance has ...

2017-02-22 16:41 open_in_new
Lauren Filer: Annan woman named as A689 Crosby crash victim

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A 27-year-old woman killed in a car crash was a "loving mother and daughter" who "lived life to the max", her family have ...

2017-02-21 13:59 open_in_new
Woman killed in two-car crash near Carlisle

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A driver has died in a crash between two cars near Carlisle.

The 27-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene after her ...

2017-02-20 12:41 open_in_new
Ben Stokes: IPL record as Rising Pune Supergiants buy England all-rounder

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has become the Indian Premier League's most expensive foreign player after Rising Pune Supergiants bought him for £1.7m.

Tymal Mills went for £1.4m to Royal Challengers Bangalore, while fellow England bowler Chris Woakes was bought by Kolkata ...

2017-02-20 11:35 open_in_new
Furness Hospital baby deaths: Midwifery regulator probed

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Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered an inquiry into how the midwifery regulator dealt with deaths at a hospital in Barrow, ...

2017-02-18 18:51 open_in_new
Man charged with making racist comments at Carlisle United ground

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A Cumbrian man has been charged after allegedly making racist comments to security staff at Carlisle United's Brunton Park ...

2017-02-18 13:21 open_in_new
Anger at plan to scrap Cumbria's school nurses

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Plans to scrap traditional school nurses could put the health of children at risk, head teachers have warned.

Cumbria County ...

2017-02-16 18:23 open_in_new
Theresa May asked about nuclear and NHS in Copeland visit

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Theresa May faced questions about local NHS services and the future of a major nuclear project as she visited Copeland ahead of a ...

2017-02-15 21:27 open_in_new
Copeland by-election at-a-glance guide

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Several party leaders have made the long trip from Westminster to the west Cumbrian constituency of Copeland in recent ...

2017-02-15 19:15 open_in_new
New £5 note: Bank to keep note despite animal fat content

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The new £5 note will not be withdrawn, despite concerns that it contains traces of animal fat, the Bank of England says.

The ...

2017-02-15 15:57 open_in_new
Underley Hall School abuse probe: Sixth man charged

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A sixth man has been charged as part of an investigation into abuse at a school for boys with behavioural problems.

Derrick ...

2017-02-15 12:39 open_in_new
Barrow: Matty Platt and Connor Thomson sign from Blackburn Rovers on loan

Barrow have signed defender Matty Platt and midfielder Connor Thomson on loan from Championship club Blackburn Rovers' development side.

Platt, 19 and Thomson, 21, have both joined the National League outfit until the end of the season.

Both players played for Rovers' under-21 side ...

2017-02-14 21:13 open_in_new
Moorside nuclear plant: Calls for clarity amid Toshiba losses

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Business and political leaders have called for clarity over plans for a new nuclear power station in Cumbria after they were thrown ...

2017-02-14 13:27 open_in_new