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A Workington mum has been given a suspended jail sentence after she admitted dishonestly claiming benefits worth more than A 16,000. Nichola Katherine Edgar spent just over a year and a half claiming income support, council tax benefit, and housing benefit that she wasn't entitled to.
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But Robert Betton, a city and county councillor for the area, has started a petition calling for it to be run as a community venture along similar lines to the Old Crown at Hesket Newmarket.
It comes after new figures showed hundreds of people were approaching the service for help as they battle to cope with rising living costs.
CHAMPAGNE erupted after three women completed a gruelling 190-mile trek from coast to coast by combination of foot and hoof.
Joe Hendry wants to speak to Tesco to seek a way of protecting the Horse & Farrier on Wigton Road, Carlisle, in light of news that the supermarket giant is to build a 35m store nearby employing 300 people.
A Workington man whose car was torched as his granddaughter slept feet away fears he was targeted after being mistaken for a man accused of child porn offences.
THREE women in Kendal were left 'shaken and upset' after a man exposed himself to them, and then chased them.
A prominent Cockermouth farmer is pursuing his plan for a 260ft wind turbine on his land because of a commitment to renewable energy.
THREE South Lakeland couples who tied the knot at the same church on the same day have all just marked their golden wedding anniversaries.
Michael McDonald, 35, was found by friends lying in the middle of the road in the early hours of Sunday.
Pioneer Trading was one of the first companies to book a stand at The FIT Show when it was formally announced last year and it was a commitment that paid off handsomely, according to the companys managing director Danny Williams.
The North Lakes Foodbank centre will open at the town's Methodist Church on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10am and midday.
A FORMER semi-pro BMX rider and his wife have bought a plot of land to build a bike and skate park for local children which could create up to 10 new jobs.
A man accused of murder had "every reason to be scared" before the incident took place, a court has heard.
The group in Wigton will focus on improving the appearance of the town and curbing dog fouling, fly tipping, fly posting and criminal damage.