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Thursday, 17 April 2014

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Power supplies restored to most homes

Supplies have been restored following an earlier power cut in Cumbria.
Apr 16, 2014 9:31:16 PM
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Missing Yorkshire man believed to be in Cockermouth or Whitehaven areas

A man missing from West Yorkshire is believed to be in either the Cockermouth or Whitehaven areas.
Apr 16, 2014 5:09:18 PM

Flowers to commemorate World War One

POPPIES and wild flowers are being planted at a churchyard to commemorate World War One.
By Nick Griffiths Apr 16, 2014 12:41:08 PM
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Most pupils land preferred Cumbrian primary school place

Council chiefs say most children in Cumbria will start at the primary school that was their parents’ first choice.
By Nick Griffiths Apr 16, 2014 11:19:00 AM

Police: Crooks targeting chainsaws and diesel

POLICE chiefs say crooks are targeting chainsaws and diesel in a spate of rural crime.
By Nick Griffiths Crime Reporter Apr 16, 2014 10:44:18 AM
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Diamond-tipped drill stolen from vehicle in Carlisle

Police are appealing for information after a diamond-tipped drill was stolen from a car.
By James Johnson Apr 16, 2014 8:55:48 AM
Eden hospice Katrina Sander photo

Help make Carlisle hospice garden of memories bloom

Gardeners are wanted to help bring a Garden of Memories to life in Carlisle.
Apr 16, 2014 8:10:10 AM

Cable fault leaves 500 Cumbrian premises without power

More than 500 premises in Penrith were left without electricity after a power line fault.
By James Johnson Apr 15, 2014 4:50:17 PM

'Always had talent'

Matthew Pagan photo Talent spotters say they knew from the first time they saw him that Carlisle's Collabro singer Matthew Pagan could be a star

Gucci, Choos and prawns

Katy Cropper photo A sheepdog trainer said she had “such a laugh” filming the Cumbrian series of Channel 4’s Come Dine With Me

'They'll still come'

Allonby beach photo Business owners and councillors are confident that tourists will still visit two beaches which have failed water tests

Catch sick killers

Andrew Bateman photo Three men are offering a £1,200 reward after being sickened by the horrific killing of animals on a Penrith allotment

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Charges petition

Car parking petition photo Hundreds of people have voiced their opposition to proposed parking charges being introduced on the county’s streets

Traffic concerns

Aldi logo Plans for a new supermarket have been delayed because people living opposite would never get there (22 comments)

Care home go-ahead

Scalesceugh Hall photo Up to 50 jobs could be created after plans for a £2.8 million care home were approved – for the second time

'Vandal' unmasked

Car tyre damage photo Police have solved the mystery of damaged car tyres in a north Cumbrian town - they were done by a dog!

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Kavanagh: I don’t want to be first-time manager who takes Carlisle Utd down

Graham Kavanagh photo Graham Kavanagh today came out fighting after the worst defeat of his reign and revealed he is determined to prove his doubters wrong by saving Carlisle United from relegation.
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