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A jury is out to consider its verdict on man accused of hitting another man over the head with a metal bar after a row over 15. Nicholas George Wilson, 32, of Smith Road, Salterbeck, Workington, is accused of striking Jack Greggain, who was 17 at the time of the incident, with the object in October last year.
5 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
Opposition Tories on Cumbria County Council won a hearing on Monday to review the decision to bring in the meters.
7 hrs ago | Whitehaven News
THE grieving children of a Whitehaven woman whose death prompted an investigation into her hospital care say the medics she put her faith in failed their mum.
A "MAJOR delay" following a suspected arson attack on a Mirehouse home led to the blaze spreading across the property, firefighters claimed this week.
A claim that redevelopment of Carlisle Airport could lead to it transporting nuclear waste by air is "scaremongering", says Stobart boss Andrew Tinkler.
Demolition work got underway this week on one of Carlisle's most historic pubs, clearing the way for the building of new homes.
ROUTE: Chris Grogan, left, Clare Balding and Kath Doyle, of the Dales Way Association, with Sedbergh and the Howgill Fells beyond THE new 90-mile long distance walk, which starts in the World Heritage village of Saltaire and finishes in the market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, has been added to the latest Ordnance Survey maps for the Yorkshire ... (more)
But the early indications in the Carlisle area today suggest many local schools have defied predictions of falling success rates.
The picture, Kendal Rush Hour, was taken by Joseph Hardman in 1953 and shows 150 sheep being herded down Allhallows Lane as locals go about their daily business.
A BANK holiday festival of activities on a green theme is being staged this weekend at Wray Castle and along Windermere's western shore.
A LEVY on developers who wish to build anywhere outside the national park is set to go before South Lakeland District Council's cabinet next week for approval.
A survival plan for the Kendal shopping centre is due to be considered by planners after a period of public consultation ended yesterday.
The boss of a museum has spoken of her shock after young children hurled stones at the building while their parents stood watching.
A 130 foot stranded vessel was escorted to safety by the Lytham St Annes Volunteer Lifeboat crew amid fears it was about to sink.
A MAN at the wheel of a car involved in a 'catastrophic' road accident in Malaysia was killed instantaneously, an inquest heard.
A football match between Millom FC and Walney Island FC was abandoned in its final minute after a player was knocked unconcious after he was hit by an opposition striker's pass Millom player Jordan Williams was hit by the football, fell to the ground and was unconcious in the 89th minute of the match.
Roman stronghold Ravenglass, once a fort at the southern tip of Hadrian's Wall, will see the second season of a A 125,000 community study into the key civilian settlement site.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 07:27 am
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