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Borders Railway extension option remains open

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A draft report into the prospect of extending the Borders Railway has ...

2018-04-21 12:08 open_in_new
National Trust should be radical, says Hilary McGrady

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The National Trust needs to be more radical, the charity's new ...

2018-04-20 11:59 open_in_new
Death crash football agent Peter Morrison sentence increased

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A football agent who killed a traffic officer and left another paralysed ...

2018-04-19 20:14 open_in_new
Ferrari and BMW caught in 135mph race on M6 in Cumbria

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A Ferrari and BMW which appeared to be racing on the M6 were caught doing ...

2018-04-17 18:53 open_in_new
Aiden Markram: Durham stint not purely a personal quest for South Africa opener

South Africa opener Aiden Markram says his short-term stint at Durham in 2018 is not just about personal development.

The 23-year will play four County Championship games at the start of the season, having made a stunning impact in Test cricket following his debut against Bangladesh in ...

2018-04-17 14:41 open_in_new
Burglar caught after leaving DNA on mince pie in Alston home

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A burglar was captured after taking a bite out of a mince pie during a ...

2018-04-16 14:32 open_in_new
Cumbrian bowel cancer screening response lower than hoped

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The uptake of bowel cancer screening among men in Cumbria is only just ...

2018-04-15 16:30 open_in_new
Lake District authority 'violating World Heritage status'

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The authority running the Lake District National Park has been accused of ...

2018-04-14 16:20 open_in_new
Windermere flood defence rejection challenged

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The government is being challenged over its rejection of flood defence ...

2018-04-14 14:14 open_in_new
Penrith flyover 'truly brutal' says council leader

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A proposed flyover at a busy junction near the Lake District would be ...

2018-04-12 19:11 open_in_new
Corbyn-critic John Woodcock reported to NEC by local party

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Barrow-in-Furness Labour Party has written to the party's ruling NEC to ...

2018-04-10 19:02 open_in_new
Man dies after being hit by car on A66 at Braithwaite

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A pedestrian has died after being struck by a car in Cumbria.

James ...

2018-04-09 11:32 open_in_new
Thirlmere reservoir storm clean-up hampered by walkers and cyclists

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A "Beast from the East" storm clean-up at a Lake District beauty spot is ...

2018-04-08 16:38 open_in_new
Commonwealth Games: Nick Miller and Olivia Breen win gold medals

England's Nick Miller and Wales' Olivia Breen secured Commonwealth golds with new Games records on the opening day of athletics at Gold Coast 2018.

Miller, 24, initially struggled before following up a 76.48m throw with a huge 80.26m effort that set a new British record as well as ...

2018-04-08 14:32 open_in_new
HGV driver jailed for killing woman in head-on Carlisle crash

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A speeding lorry driver who killed a great-grandmother in a head-on smash ...

2018-04-06 15:17 open_in_new
HGV driver guilty of causing fatal Carlisle head-on crash

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A speeding lorry driver has been found guilty of causing a head-on smash ...

2018-04-05 19:20 open_in_new
Knock house fire victim Jill Harrison was 'special princess'

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A 22-year-old woman who died in a house fire along with her partner has ...

2018-04-05 15:08 open_in_new
Cumbria cottage hospital bed closures confirmed

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The closure of inpatient beds at three cottage hospitals in Cumbria has ...

2018-04-05 08:50 open_in_new
HGV driver denies being 'distracted' before head-on smash

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A lorry driver accused of causing a head-on crash which killed a ...

2018-04-04 21:17 open_in_new
Knock fatal house fire victim Danny Earl was 'ray of sunshine'

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A 25-year-old man who died in a Cumbrian house fire was "a ray of ...

2018-04-04 13:56 open_in_new
Man held over Carlisle lorry driver Timothy Harkness's death

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A man has been arrested over the death of a driver who was killed when ...

2018-04-04 10:47 open_in_new