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Sussex v Durham: Sussex make 668, their fifth-best first-class score

Sussex posted the fifth-highest first-class score in their history as they closed in on a crushing innings win over Durham at Hove in Division Two.

Stiaan van Zyl (149) fell early on day three but wicketkeeper Michael Burgess (76) and a brisk 70 from Jofra Archer pushed the hosts up to 668 ...

yesterday 19:01 open_in_new
RMT rail strike suspended after Manchester attack

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A strike by rail workers across the country has been called off in light ...

yesterday 15:41 open_in_new
Carlisle United: Jabo Ibehre and Mark Gillespie among six offered deals

Carlisle United have offered new deals to six players, including striker Jabo Ibehre and keeper Mark Gillespie, while three have been released by the club.

Ibehre, 34, scored 14 goals for the League Two side this season as they were beaten in the play-offs by Exeter.

Manager Keith ...

yesterday 23:11 open_in_new
Osprey pair produce chicks for fifth year running

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A pair of ospreys have produced chicks at a secret Lake District nesting ...

2017-05-22 15:17 open_in_new
Appleby Horse Fair: Finishing touches put to stopover sites for visitors

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Final preparations are being made to temporary stopover sites for ...

2017-05-21 16:11 open_in_new
Thomas Wilkinson-Dover wins appeal over firearms certificate breach

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A man who admitted breaching his firearms certificate has won his appeal ...

2017-05-20 14:53 open_in_new
Keith Curle: Carlisle United boss keen to stay after play-off heartbreak

Manager Keith Curle wants to continue the job he has started at Carlisle United beyond his current contract, but wants assurances he will be backed by the club's board going forward.

Curle led the Cumbrians to the League Two play-offs this season, where defeat by Exeter ended their ...

2017-05-19 14:39 open_in_new
Replacement for flood-damaged bridge in Staveley opens

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A replacement bridge for one virtually destroyed in Cumbria during the ...

2017-05-18 21:01 open_in_new
Gretna woman banned after cross-border police chase

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A Gretna woman who led police on a cross-border chase hitting up to 80mph ...

2017-05-18 13:17 open_in_new
Boy, 4, meets doctor who saved his life

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A four-year-old boy who was not expected to survive a crash which killed ...

2017-05-14 17:43 open_in_new
Lake District Holocaust Project wins grant

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The Lake District Holocaust Project has won a £10,000 grant to expand ...

2017-05-14 15:31 open_in_new
Challenge Cup - Leeds Rhinos v Barrow Raiders

Leeds Rhinos recall Brett Ferres after suspension and Mitch Garbutt returns after concussion and being given time off for the birth of his son.

Winger Ryan Hall is back after being away with England but Kallum Watkins misses out.

Barrow are top of the third tier with seven wins from ...

2017-05-12 18:21 open_in_new
Ex-scout chief Norman Thompson jailed for abusing boys

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A former scout master who sexually abused seven boys who saw him as a ...

2017-05-12 18:21 open_in_new
Warcop common land MoD plans fought by campaigners

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Campaigners are fighting a Ministry of Defence application to remove ...

2017-05-12 16:09 open_in_new
Bethany Ostle crash: Driver Derran Johnston jailed

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A man who killed his girlfriend and left another driver hurt in a crash ...

2017-05-12 16:09 open_in_new
General election 2017: Who is the most searched-for party leader?

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Internet searches are the main source of information for many voters at a ...

2017-05-11 09:15 open_in_new
Gareth Harte: Durham sign South African top order batsman for the 2017 season

Durham have signed South African top-order batsman Gareth Harte on a contract until the end of the season.

Harte, 24, impressed for the county's second XI against Northants last week, scoring 183 off 218 balls as opener.

He can bat anywhere in the top-order, but may replace opener ...

2017-05-10 17:47 open_in_new
Barrow: Captain Danny Livesey and four others released by National League club

Barrow have released five players, including captain Danny Livesey.

Livesey, 32, joined the club in 2014 and helped them win the 2014-15 Conference North title before being made club captain for this season.

The former Bolton and Carlisle defender made 47 appearances in all ...

2017-05-10 15:35 open_in_new
South Lakes Safari Zoo wins new licence after takeover

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A troubled zoo which had been threatened with closure following the death ...

2017-05-09 20:51 open_in_new
Ex scout chief Norman Thompson faces jail for sex abuse of boys

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A former scout master is facing prison for sexually abusing seven young ...

2017-05-08 20:35 open_in_new
Poppi Worthington death: Second inquest adjourned

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The second inquest into the death of Cumbrian toddler Poppi Worthington ...

2017-05-08 13:59 open_in_new