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Monday, 24 November 2014

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OTY exit X Factor

Carlisle singer Mikey Bromley and his group Only The Young have been voted out of The X Factor

Campaign song

Adrian Davis-Johnston photo Hospital campaigners hope a charity single they’ve recorded as part of their fight will make it into the UK charts

Positive news

Rod Smith photo A man who has touched hearts with his fight against cancer will celebrate Xmas now that some of his tumours have shrunk

Under the hammer

Mood2 photo A former Carlisle nightclub, described as a "major development opportunity", is to be sold at auction next month

Who is he?

Asda CCTV photo Police have released an image of a man wanted in connection with the theft of cash from a Carlisle supermarket

Big kick off

romefootballfggffg A new £2m football complex will open near Carlisle city centre next year, bringing with it 30 new jobs (18 comments)

Bright start

Keswick lights photo Thousands of people flocked to Keswick town centre to kick-start the town’s countdown to Christmas

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Back to work

paulinemcfggfh A mum who has battled depression and severe anxiety has finally found her perfect job, thanks to a back-to-work scheme

Rushing to help

jamesburnsffg The community is rallying round to raise cash for a Whitehaven boy’s life-changing operation

Family's tribute

Mikki Nicholson photo Police have confirmed the identity of a woman who died on a railway line near Carlisle (16 comments)

Believe it or not

George Kemp photo Meet George, the world's biggest liar - or so he says

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Carlisle United latest

Curle's blast for work-shy Carlisle Utd players

Keith Curle photo Keith Curle will today demand a response from his Carlisle United side after accusing some players of not working hard enough.

Sport latest

Workington Town to continue partnership with Super League Wigan Warriors

Malcolm Allison photo Workington Town will continue their partnership with Super League’s Wigan Warriors for the 2015 Championship season, while also announcing a friendly between the two clubs at Derwent Park.
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Do decorative lights in town centres make a difference to the way you feel about Christmas?

Certainly. I don't feel the season has started until after the big switch-on

These days I don't think they're worth the expense

Love them - but they shouldn't be switched on until December

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