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Jeffery Maclagan worked on a market stall for seven years, despite being a wanted man.

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Paul Okosun made 1,500 by letting fraudsters set up bank accounts in his name, a court hears.

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He was watching a case from a the public gallery and swore at an usher who asked him to behave.

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Sentencing of one of the three is delayed because she is due to give birth close to the hearing.

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Jeffery Maclagan, who was charged in 2012, has since been jailed for more than eight years.

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The trainee teacher was caught with 95 cans of nitrous oxide and 1,000 in cash.

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Officers said a vulnerable man had been exploited and made to live in a shed for 40 years.

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The animal welfare charity RSPCA says it received 15,000 calls about exotic animals in 2018 alone.

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Staff are planning a further stoppage at the beginning of May.

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The train operator calls for reservation-only seating, in proposals to the government's rail review.

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Michael Kadlcik suffered stab wounds to his head in an attack at the DHL depot, a court hears.

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Last year only one in three people used their vote. So what are the local elections all about?

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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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