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Thousands of homes are without power and rail lines and roads are blocked as the storm hits Cumbria.

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Ann Miller, 74, died six days after the head-on collision on the A6 near Penrith in Cumbria.

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Jailing Stefan Miller, a judge says he "can't go into people's houses and expect to be treated with mercy".

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Property in the region climbed 5.6% in the past 12 months, while London prices fell 0.7%.

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A business in Stainton says the new law would make it illegal to post craft tools to customers.

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The multi-million pound cross-border economic development plans are ready to be submitted this month.

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John Read is jailed after admitting possession of 700,000 of class B drugs with intent to supply.

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The man, who was in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Former team-mates pay tribute to a player Sir Bobby Robson called the best defender England has produced.

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So far this year the team has responded to 83 emergency calls.

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Prisons minister Rory Stewart says he is "disappointed" at protests in England and Wales.

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Michael Dwan denies allegations the academy chain he founded made false claims for government grants.

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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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