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The 21 coins could be evidence of a previously unknown Roman settlement on the Cumbrian coast.

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An hour before he started his journey, Rhys Gardiner sent a text which read: "Tired lol."

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Heavy snow causes the closure of dozens of schools across County Durham, with roads also badly hit.

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The final stages of the demolition are under way, with work expected to finish next month.

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Copeland mayor Mike Starkie says it is "fantastic" that the project is "moving along at a pace".

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Mick Cullen walked the length of the UK in his swimming trunks, even during storms Ciara and Dennis.

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Conservationists say the growing trees would have blocked out light for the wild flowers.

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Jamie Wilson approached a 13-year-old and pulled out a 3ft-long samurai sword

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Travel disruption, school closures and sledging in north-east England and the Scottish Borders.

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Nearly 5bn is due to be spent on flood defences in England up until 2026, government figures show.

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Households in Appleby have been struck by their second major flood in the past five years.

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The 42-year-old from Cumbria was on a route near Stob Ban in the Highlands when he fell on Sunday.

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Community News

Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.


Push For Local Apprenticeships

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Cumbria council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.

Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013

LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Cumbria community.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

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