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Gary Miller: Carlisle United sign former Plymouth defender on one-year deal

Carlisle United have signed right-back Gary Miller on a free transfer.

The 31-year-old, who was released by Plymouth Argyle this summer, has agreed an initial one-year deal.

The Scot was part of the Argyle side that won promotion from League Two in 2017 and has played 338 ...

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Sellafield clean-up to cost extra £913m, says watchdog

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Decommissioning the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing site in Cumbria faces ...

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Lakes Line rail services return despite Northern suspension

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Passenger trains have returned to a line after a heritage rail firm ...

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Borderlands make their economic case in Dumfries

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Hundreds of businesses and individuals are in Dumfries to hear the latest ...

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Another Fine Fest: Triple world record bid prompts participant plea

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An attempt is being made to break three world records in one ...

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Ian Evatt: Barrow appoint former Chesterfield and Blackpool defender as new manager

National League club Barrow have named Ian Evatt as their new manager.

It is the 36-year-old former Blackpool, QPR and Chesterfield defender's first full-time managerial role, having been caretaker boss at Chesterfield at the end of last season.

He played over 500 games in his ...

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Teen arrested over Workington school attack threat

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A 15-year-old boy has been arrested over threats to carry out an attack ...

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Stobart Group defiant after ex-boss sacked from board

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Stobart Group, the owner of Southend and Carlisle airports, has written ...

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Man who died after Ormsgill Reservoir swim named

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A swimmer who died after being pulled from a reservoir has been named as ...

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Storm causes West Coast Main Line havoc

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Rail passengers are experiencing severe disruption with storm damage ...

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Furness hospital baby deaths: NMC admits delays

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The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has said its failure to promptly ...

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Man guilty of kidnapping and raping woman in Carlisle

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A man grabbed a woman by her scarf, shoved her into a flat and raped her, ...

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Central Plaza Hotel: Fifty tonnes of masonry removed from building

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Approximately 50 tonnes of masonry has been removed from a derelict hotel ...

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Hurt husky stretchered off Scafell Pike by rescue team

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A husky dog was stretchered from England's highest mountain after getting ...

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County Championship: Durham beat Derbyshire by 95 runs in Division Two

Durham completed a remarkable 95-run victory over Derbyshire at Chester-le-Street, recovering from being skittled for just 96 on the opening day.

The home side, dismissed inside 44 overs and trailing by 109 after the first innings, set Derbyshire a target of 268 thanks to Gareth Harte's ...

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County Championship: Gareth Harte century revives Durham hopes

Gareth Harte's maiden first-class century handed Durham a seemingly unlikely chance of a victory after a day three revival against Derbyshire.

After resuming on 155-6, Harte scored a patient 114, to take the hosts to 376 all out, a lead of 267.

Matt Salisbury, who made 25 with bat, ...

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County Championship: Derbyshire in control despite rain at Durham

Rain brought an early end to the second day as visitors Derbyshire took control against Durham at Chester-le-Street.

Resuming on 175-8, Tony Palladino (32) and Alfie Gleadall (27 not out) helped Derbyshire to 205 all out in their first innings and a lead of 109.

Tom Latham hit 67 in ...

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Trains steam ahead on Pennines heritage line

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Trains have returned to a section of England's highest railway line for ...

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Tim Farron leads Lakes Line protest march

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A protest march has taken place at stations on the temporarily closed ...

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Lakes Line trains suspension sparks protest

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A Cumbrian MP is leading a protest march along stations on the ...

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'Spider' used to help fix Lake District fells

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A specialist "spider" digger is being used to repair paths in the Lake ...

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