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The judge at Carlisle Crown Court said Robert Lawless's behaviour was "cowardly and thuggish".

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The WWF said it was "very unlikely" that pollution reduction targets would be met without new laws.

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The student had denied converting cash duped from an elderly woman into foreign currency.

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A man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two people are attacked at a house.

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John McCreadie is alleged to have been driving a van which mounted a pavement, striking two people.

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The Aberdeen-based firm sells to a US firm to concentrate on other opportunities

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Joshua Williamson also spat at, kicked and choked his victim, the court heard.

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Alex Lewis was top of the rocks again, scoring an impressive 98m (321ft) throw on Lake Windermere.

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A growing proportion of the UK's farmers are female - we meet some of the women joining the industry.

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Cumbria County Council says its engineers are "working round the clock" to fix the bridge.

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Fell assessors take turns to scale Helvellyn during winter months to report on weather conditions.

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The travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has today released the Ultimate United Kingdom Travel List - a book that ranks the top 500 experiences across the UK. But do you agree with the top 10 in the list? Let us know what you think should be in there!

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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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