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Naomi Ballantyne is jailed for seven years for glassing a man, leaving him blind in one eye.

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Bullying conman Scott Hanson, from Hartlepool, claimed to be living rough.

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A woman who died in a farmhouse fire has been named locally as Cath Braithwaite.

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The government is considering whether the management of the train service should be taken into public hands.

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Victim Richard Wilkinson was hit more than 30 times, the court heard.

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Stavros Neocleous has planning consent but not approval from the lake's council owner.

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Robert William Hill filmed women in the family changing area at Keswick Leisure Centre.

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A resolution over fears a Carlisle derelict hotel may collapse "could take months", a council says.

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Campaigners are told the chances of taking the line into England are improving all the time.

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The Environment Agency says new licences are needed as reprocessing at the plant is winding down.

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A report says ex-mining communities remain socially and economically "scarred" long after pit closures.

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Mizuno creates Manga-style representations of women, known as Gothic ka-waii or kawaii noir.

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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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