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Ex-boxer Hugh Fury was towing a stolen caravan when he was stopped as he careered into a field.

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England cricketer Ben Stokes says a newspaper's front-page story about his family is "utterly disgusting" and the "lowest form of journalism".

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A jury finds Roger Whitehouse guilty of indecently assaulting a teenage girl at a Cumbrian school.

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Luke Canning is accused of attempting to murder Richard Wilkinson who was hit more than 30 times.

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The dog's owner was too tired to carry the animal when it refused to go on.

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The scheme is part of a wider plan to boost the prosperity of cross-border areas.

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The 69 English towns and cities receiving a share of the government's 95m regeneration fund.

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Families in England say patients should have the same access to drugs as those in Scotland.

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The line across the Solway Firth was opened 150 years ago but weather and economics took their toll.

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Matt Williams swam 14 lakes over 10 days and hiked between them.

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England is home to hundreds of castles, but what is like to live in one?

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Lines in the big cat house showing visitors where they can safely stand are found to be faded.

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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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