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The traditional Labour seat was held up as a bellwether constituency for the general election.

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The two accused are barred from Cumbria as part of their bail conditions until the trial.

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Seats held by Labour for generations across the Midlands and north of England are won by the Tories.

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Do you have a question about the election results?

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The vet looking after the kitten says it is "unscathed" and new owners are lining up to take it.

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Kevin John Whelan, 35, was jailed for 26 months at Carlisle Crown Court.

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A premium economy service will be on offer to passengers on the West Coast Main Line.

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The 49-year-old is to appear at Carlisle Crown court in January.

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Benson, a Staffordshire bull terrier is to be destroyed after attacking a child, a court hears.

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Bradley Thornton, from Lincoln, has raised more than 10,000 in memory of a friend who took his own life.

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The demise of the currency, used by more than 350 firms, is down to a rise in contactless payments.

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The BBC's election count specialist, Tim Burke, shows us the operation that brings you every result from across the country.

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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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