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3 hrs ago | Whitehaven News
The Coastguard SOS group believes proposed cuts to coastguard bases, including Liverpool which co-ordinates Whitehaven and Maryport's teams, will put lives at risk.
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7 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail
CUMBRIA primary school headteachers have praised their pupils for strong performances in national tests - but warn that league tables need to be read with caution and do not show the full picture of a school.
11 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
Accreditation is the new UK quality standard which recognises good performance in all areas of an archive service.
15 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
More than 10,000 homes and businesses across the county are now able to connect to faster fibre broadband as a result of Connecting Cumbria.
19 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail
A lorry has hit a bridge in Cumbria - affecting train services at Barrow Millom Sellafield Carlisle and Preston this morning.
AFFORDABLE homes have been given the go-ahead after South Lakeland District Council approved grants for three new housing schemes.
The club was formed when a group of like-minded enthusiasts got together to pursue their hobby in 1993 - and its membership continues to grow.
It follows the arrest of a 16-year-old boy yesterday afternoon on suspicion of a public order offence and for resisting arrest.
InsideOut boss Neil Doherty explained how staff had been going into schools and teaching dance to Year Two children in Barrow, Dalton and Ireleth.
Up to seven police vehicles, including the Cumbria Police Dog Unit, descended on the Dowbeck Road area, sparking questions from residents about whether the response was proportional.
The Market Square was filled with festive cheer as locals and visitors enjoyed a weekend packed with tombolas, raffles and Christmas treats.
Deaths of Nittaya Hendrickson, her son Chester, Alex Brady and Joshua Titcombe all occured within three months at Furness General Hospital Joshua Titcombe, from Dalton, Cumbria with his sister Emily.
THE parish of Mallerstang, near Kirkby Stephen, has won a silver Cardiac Smart award from the North West Ambulance Service.
A SOUTH Lakeland-based printer has become the first in Cumbria - and one of just a handful in the UK - to be officially recognised as carbon neutral.
Owain Houghton, 16, from the town's Queen Elizabeth School, has won the Arkwright Engineering Scholarship which identifies him as one of the country's future leaders in engineering.
Mitchell Harrison, 23, who had lived in Cockermouth and Whitehaven, was serving a sentence after being convicted of rape in Cumbria in 2009.