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Man sentenced for driving at Appleby Horse Fair PCs

Cumbria BBC News Feed - 4 hours 24 min ago
Gerard Richard Monk struck two PCs and a patrol vehicle, after refusing to stop when told to do so.
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Carlisle chimney death granddad died of hypothermia

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 13:44
Robert Longcake was stuck upside down at the top of the 290ft chimney in Carlisle, an inquest hears.
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Lake District Pound: Currency forced out by contactless technology

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 12:07
The demise of the currency, used by more than 350 firms, is down to a rise in contactless payments.
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Workers 'treated like prisoners' at Carlisle car wash

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 15:04
Two brothers and a third man deny modern slavery offences and exploiting foreign workers.
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General election 2019: The candidates standing in each constituency

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 18:02
The BBC News site is listing all candidates standing on 12 December - find them with our postcode search.
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Notts County 0-3 Barrow

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 18:04
Barrow move to the top of the National League after easing to victory at Notts County.
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Port Vale 2-1 Carlisle United

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 17:35
Mark Cullen scores a late winner as Port Vale recover from conceding after 20 seconds to beat managerless Carlisle United.
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Cumbria fire engine donated to The Gambia to help save lives

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 12:36
Watch manager Willy Watson raised funds to pay for the fire engine to be shipped to West Africa.
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Staveley's Abbey care home closure branded a 'farce'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 10:37
The Abbey care home faces prohibitive costs to bring it up to standard, Cumbria council says.
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Ripon school matron jailed for sexually assaulting boy

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 16:32
Susan Bramwell appeared at York Crown Court where she was jailed for two years and eight months.
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General election 2019: The candidates who fell at the first hurdle

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 13:38
Dredging up dirt on rivals has never been easier - leaving some wannabe MPs rueing online indiscretions.
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'Dangerous' Seascale wind turbine removal call

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 17:12
Parts of the structure, which is in the grounds of a school, have flew off on three occasions.
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Ex-soldier jailed for sexually assaulting schoolgirls

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 16:20
A 12-year-old was abused after he put on a "really scary movie", Carlisle Crown Court hears.
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Steven Pressley: Carlisle United sack manager after 10 months in charge

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 11:47
Carlisle United sack manager Steven Pressley after 10 months in charge of the League Two club.
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EFL Trophy: 52 goals, four hat-tricks and academy sides impress

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 10:03
An 11-goal thriller, a 17-year-old captain and seven Premier League academies progressing - a busy night in the EFL Trophy.
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General election 2019: What questions do you have?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 14:59
We would like to hear the questions you have ahead of the election on 12 December.
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Former head teacher Roger Whitehouse jailed for 1980s sex assaults

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 15:55
Roger Whitehouse showed "no remorse" and treated the school like his "fiefdom", a judge says.
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Driver killed in A66 Stainmore crash with lorry

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:53
Police arrest the 50-year-old driver of the HGV involved in the collision on the A66.
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Carlisle Central Plaza Hotel: Demotion work to start

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 13:57
Most of the internal structure of the Central Plaza Hotel in Carlisle has fallen away.
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Speeding Carlisle driver who seriously injured two men jailed

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 13:50
Owen Luke Brown, crashed into a turning taxi on Botchergate and veered into several pedestrians.
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