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Tory leadership hopefuls to face second vote

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The Tory leadership contest will enter the next stage later when a second ...

today 07:41 open_in_new
Svenn Norendal jailed over historical child sex abuse

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A man has been jailed for the historical sexual abuse of two ...

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Electrification hope encourages Borders Railway extension ambition

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The electrification of the Borders Railway would make the viability of ...

yesterday 13:50 open_in_new
Crossing Divides: A train chat that still gives me goose bumps

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As the BBC and public transport companies encouraged people to chat to ...

yesterday 11:44 open_in_new
Tory leadership race: Contenders clash over Brexit

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Contenders to replace Theresa May as Conservative leader have clashed ...

yesterday 07:32 open_in_new
John Myers: Funeral held for Cumbrian broadcaster

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Family, friends and former colleagues gathered for the funeral of ...

2019-06-15 17:38 open_in_new
Brough carer used 71-year-old as 'cashpoint'

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A carer who stole thousands of pounds from the vulnerable pensioner she ...

2019-06-14 19:35 open_in_new
Carlisle United: Midfielder Mike Jones agrees new one-year contract

Carlisle United's Mike Jones has agreed a new one-year deal with the Cumbrians.

The 31-year-old former Tranmere Rovers, Shrewsbury Town, Bury, Sheffield Wednesday, Crawley and Oldham Athletic midfielder is now tied to the League Two club until the summer of 2020.

"Mike is currently ...

2019-06-14 00:41 open_in_new
Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson tops first ballot

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Boris Johnson has secured the highest number of votes in the first ballot ...

2019-06-13 15:14 open_in_new
Rail passengers advised not to travel between Scotland and England

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Virgin Trains is advising customers not to travel between Scotland and ...

2019-06-12 18:11 open_in_new
Axed Stobart Group boss has dismissal appeal rejected

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Former Stobart boss Andrew Tinkler has lost an appeal against his High ...

2019-06-12 13:59 open_in_new
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the Lake District

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have had a taste of rural life during a ...

2019-06-11 22:14 open_in_new
'Too much on' caused South Lakeland roads overspend

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The need to complete road works before a deadline was partly responsible ...

2019-06-11 21:11 open_in_new
Harry McKirdy: Carlisle United sign former Aston Villa striker on one-year deal

Carlisle United have signed former Aston Villa striker Harry McKirdy.

The 22-year-old left Villa Park at the end of the season and has agreed a one-year deal with Carlisle.

McKirdy did not make a first-team appearance for Villa and had loan spells at Stevenage, Crewe and ...

2019-06-11 15:56 open_in_new
Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart warns over 'electoral bribes'

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Rory Stewart has warned Tory leadership rivals against offering "cheap ...

2019-06-11 10:41 open_in_new
Birthday honours: Disaster rescue leader appointed MBE

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A man who has led rescue missions in the aftermath of major disasters ...

2019-06-09 12:23 open_in_new
Appleby Horse Fair: Heavy rain closes River Eden

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Gypsies and travellers are being advised not to enter the River Eden ...

2019-06-08 12:58 open_in_new
The decline of cash in the UK - in charts

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Cash use is falling, with predictions that fewer than one in 10 ...

2019-06-08 11:53 open_in_new
South Lakeland schools hit by lollipop person shortage

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A shortage of lollipop men and women in south Cumbria has led to the ...

2019-06-07 16:59 open_in_new
Brexit: Rory Stewart says new deal claims 'misleading'

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Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart says his competitors' claims they ...

2019-06-06 19:59 open_in_new
Missile-hurling Whitehaven ram raiders jailed

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Three men stole a cash machine and then hurled makeshift missiles that ...

2019-06-06 18:56 open_in_new