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Former armed robber Matt Martinson is new Carlisle vicar

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A former jailed armed robber and drug dealer has been appointed as a new ...

yesterday 15:05 open_in_new
Work begins to replace washed away Pooley Bridge

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Work has begun to replace a 300-year-old Cumbrian bridge that was ...

2019-05-25 15:53 open_in_new
Tory leadership: Matt Hancock latest candidate to enter race

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The race to become the next Conservative Party leader has begun, ...

2019-05-25 11:41 open_in_new
Man sent to get drug addicts' numbers jailed

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A man sent to get drug addicts' phone numbers after a gang member ...

2019-05-24 19:56 open_in_new
Stagecoach takes legal action over West Coast franchise

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UK rail operator Stagecoach is to take the government to court over its ...

2019-05-24 13:38 open_in_new
Star of Caledonia: Dream still burns for Gretna landmark sculpture

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Plans for a £5m landmark sculpture near the Scotland-England border ...

2019-05-23 13:29 open_in_new
Speeding motorist drove 'incredibly dangerously'

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A driver who crashed on a roundabout after leading police on a high-speed ...

2019-05-22 19:38 open_in_new
County Championship: Gloucestershire beat Durham by six wickets

Gloucestershire knocked off the 53 runs they required to ease to a six-wicket win over Durham on day three at Chester-le-Street.

After resuming on 64-1 with a target of 117, the visitors lost three wickets before James Bracey (25 not out) saw them to 119-4.

Seamer Matt Salisbury ...

2019-05-22 15:26 open_in_new
Macaulay Gillesphey: Carlisle United defender to leave club for 'different kind of challenge'

Defender Macaulay Gillesphey has left Carlisle United after being released from his contract by mutual consent.

The 23-year-old joined the Cumbrians on a permanent deal last summer having spent two seasons on loan from former club Newcastle United.

Gillesphey scored once in 30 ...

2019-05-22 13:20 open_in_new
Storm Desmond: Study says flood was 'largest in 600 years'

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Floods that hit northern England during Storm Desmond were the most ...

2019-05-21 17:14 open_in_new
Body washed up on Isle of Man beach "likely drowned"

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A man from Cumbria whose body was found washed up on a beach in the north ...

2019-05-20 21:17 open_in_new
Man jailed for flashing knife during row in William Hill shop

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A man has been jailed for flashing a knife at another man during a row in ...

2019-05-20 17:05 open_in_new
Scott Topping denies attempted murder of pair outside Wigton pub

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A man has denied the attempted murder of two people who suffered serious ...

2019-05-20 14:59 open_in_new
Cockermouth man hit by car on A66 dies

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A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car on a bypass in ...

2019-05-19 17:59 open_in_new
Sellafield cleaners, canteen and security staff strike again

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About 180 workers at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant have ...

2019-05-19 13:47 open_in_new
Cash machine stolen from Windermere supermarket

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A cash machine has been stolen from a Lake District supermarket. ...

2019-05-18 13:38 open_in_new
Drunk John Reay who head-butted Carlisle PC gets suspended sentence

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A drunken man who head-butted a police officer has been spared prison. ...

2019-05-17 20:50 open_in_new
Body found washed up on Dog Mills beach in Bride identified

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The body of a man found washed up on a beach in the north of the Isle of ...

2019-05-17 19:47 open_in_new
Morecambe Bay NHS trust 'requires improvement'

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A hospital trust which failed to see patients on time and has ...

2019-05-16 19:38 open_in_new
Jon Mellish: Carlisle United sign Gateshead defender after contract expires

Carlisle United have signed defender Jon Mellish on a one-year-deal following the expiry of his contract at National League side Gateshead.

Mellish, 21, won the National League Young Player of the Year award for his performances as an ever-present for the Tynesiders during the 2018-19 ...

2019-05-15 14:14 open_in_new
Barrow-in-Furness drug deaths drop

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Deaths in a town described by police as "awash with class A drugs" have ...

2019-05-15 13:11 open_in_new