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Police arrest wanted man after appeal for sightings

A man wanted for allegedly breaching a sexual harm prevention order has been arrested by police.

Paul Hunter Redpath, 47, was also wanted for alleged breach of notification requirements and prison recall.

He had been missing for more than three weeks.

Police issued an appeal ...

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Couple launch campaign for life-saving equipment after terrifying scare with son, four

A Little Broughton couple who had a terrifying experience when their young son suddenly became seriously ill have launched a campaign to have a defibrillator in their village.

David and Kristina Whitworth have two sons, Arthur, four, and Alfie, seven.

Their nightmare began when ...

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Bury 0 Carlisle Utd 0 - latest

Jack Sowerby has been handed his first Carlisle United start as the Blues face Bury.

The midfielder takes the place of fellow Fleetwood loanee Ashley Nadesan in John Sheridan's line-up at Gigg Lane.

That is the only change to the side that started last weekend's defeat to ...

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School praised for improvements made

A WEST Cumbrian school has been praised by Government inspectors.

Seascale Primary School was visited by Ofsted inspectors in July and a report published last week revealed it continues to be good.

The school was last inspected in 2014 and Ofsted's Naomi Taylor praised headteacher ...

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Nomination period for the Cumbria Sports Awards to open next month

The nomination period for the Cumbria Sports Awards is due to open on October 1.

This year supported by United Utilities, the prestigious annual event will be held on November 30 at The Low Wood Bay Hotel, Windermere.

It recognises the outstanding talents, commitment and successes of ...

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Win is vital to restore confidence says Workington Reds boss ahead of FA Cup tie

A Win is vital to restore confidence, declared Workington Reds boss Dave Hewson, ahead of their FA Cup tie at Knaresborough this afternoon.

With £9,000 at stake for the winners of the second round qualifying tie, this is a big match for the club.

But Hewson says it is even bigger ...

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Road closure in Brigham extended for another week after United Utilities work delayed

A road closure in a west Cumbrian village has been extended for another week.

Motorists face yet more disruption in Brigham, near Cockermouth, as a result of United Utilities pipe works.

Access to the A66, via St Bridgets' Church, has already been closed off for weeks - meaning ...

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Roxy plans music to celebrate glass making milestone

A glassmaker who hails from Keswick will hold an open house event at the town's newest art venue to celebrate the 10th anniversary of her business.

Roxy Denny is marking a decade since she launched RD Glass.

She will hold an anniversary open house on Greta Side on September ...

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Wigton family take on trek to raise vital funds for the Brain Tumour Charity

A family faced with the heartache of seeing their much-loved mum and grandma suffer from a brain tumour are raising vital funds to help find a cure.

Sheila Hill was diagnosed in January with an aggressive, grade 4 brain tumour.

She underwent surgery to have it removed and endured ...

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Judge orders destruction of dangerously out of control dog

A judge has ordered the destruction of a Wigton man’s pet dog after hearing how it had bitten his girlfriend for the second time.

Carlisle Crown Court heard that Shane Walker’s bull mastiff Lexie had repeatedly shown a tendency to bite people when it was under stress during domestic ...

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Winners of Cumbria in Bloom announced

The winners of this year's Cumbria in Bloom competition are celebrating after months of planting and pruning paid off.

More than 40 awards were presented to local groups, concerned with improving their local environment, at a ceremony in Ulverston.

This year, more than 100 entries ...

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Carlisle City boss James Tose is expecting a close Hallmark Security League title race ahead of top-of-the-table clash with Avro

Manager James Tose expects a close title race in Hallmark Security League First Division North as Carlisle City host Avro in an early top-of-the-table clash.

Tose’s team, who lost 5-2 at Thackley in the FA Vase last Saturday, have made an impressive start to their 2018/19 campaign and ...

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How about a lasting tribute to Kevin Beattie in Cumbria, too?

A few weeks from now one of the greatest football men to grace this county, city and its leading football club will be rightly honoured.

A civic ceremony will make Ivor Broadis a Freeman of Carlisle and not before time, when you consider his extraordinary life and achievements.

Ivor, ...

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Carlisle Utd's Hallam Hope on Barbados, the Blues, and going back to Bury

THE hottest mobile phone in England on the morning of Friday, September 7 belonged to Russell Hope. It is not every day, after all, that your son scores twice on his international debut.

"Dad knows a lot of people on the island," Hallam Hope says. "Barbados is a really small place, where ...

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Workington Town to ring the changes for trip to Doncaster for final game of the regular League One season

Workington Town are ringing some changes ahead of their trip to Doncaster tomorrow for the final game of the League One season.

The outcome of the game will not affect the final table, with the two sides already guaranteed play-off slots.

And Town are using the match to give some ...

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Farmer's bid to build home near rare breeds of horse dismissed

A farmer who wanted to build a home close to his animals to better care for rare breeds of horse has had his application rejected by councillors.

Robbie Manchester lives in a static caravan on his land near Dearham but applied to build a two-storey farmhouse on the site so he could be near ...

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Player-manager Kyle May: Certain Penrith AFC players 'need to stand up and look at themselves'

Kyle May believes certain players within Penrith AFC’s squad “need to stand up and look at themselves”.

The Bonny Blues’ difficult start to the season continued last Saturday as they suffered a 4-1 home defeat to Hallmark Security League Premier Division outfit Charnock Richard in ...

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Carlisle Utd's John Sheridan: Kevin Beattie would have won 80 caps if he played today"

John Sheridan has joined in the tributes to Kevin Beattie after recalling how the Carlisle-born legend was one of the first players to catch his eye.

United's boss said that, as a boy, he watched Beattie and was struck by his ability.

"I was a Manchester lad and one of the first ...

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Carlisle Utd boss happy for Jamie Devitt to continue as Blues' penalty taker

Blues boss John Sheridan says he will be more than happy for Jamie Devitt to be put on the spot again.

The Carlisle manager, whose side face Bury today (Gigg Lane, 3pm), sees no need to change penalty takers despite Devitt's miss last weekend.

Sheridan says that, provided the ...

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Whitehaven struggling ahead of crunch game at leaders York City Knights

Whitehaven are struggling ahead of their big game at York tomorrow with key players looking doubtful.

It’s been a common theme throughout the season, and just underlines how well the team has done to still be in contention for a play-off place approaching the final fixture.

Leading ...

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Crash blocks A66 near Appleby

A crash left a stretch of the A66 blocked for a short while this morning.

The two-vehicle crash happened near Appleby.

It happened at 6.30am today.

Police said there were no serious injuries.

The road has since reopened.

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