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The woman who triggered a political storm for Cumbria's crime commissioner by leaking his travel expenses has left her job.
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And while the setting may be a world away from the splendour of Brazil's Corcovado mountain, the statue of a crucified Christ that now stands on top of Workington's slag banks is stirring deep and powerful emotions.
SHOPKEEPERS in Kirkby Lonsdale are being offered A 100 in prizes to dress their windows, and their staff, in Edwardian style for the town's first Edwardian Weekend, from Friday to Sunday, September 5 to 7. The money is being put up by Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council chairman Allan Muirhead who said: "We want this inaugural weekend to be a real success ... (more)
A man and a woman were found dead after a "ferocious" blaze tore through two large sheds in the grounds of a Cumbrian mansion.
The walk, which starts on Monday from St Bees Head, in Cumbria, is raising vital funds for Salute, a charity which supports veterans on a range of issues when they move back into civilian life.
Evonik Goldschmidt UK Ltd told workers on Wednesday that it was about to enter into a 30-day consultation period.
A grieving mother whose firefighter son died after his car hit a damaged bridge parapet has asked police to investigate the tragedy afresh.
TWO people have died following a fire in outbuildings on the shores of Windermere this afternoon, police have confirmed tonight.
AFTER countless hours of muddy toil by volunteers, fuelled only by their enthusiasm for canals and many flasks of hot coffee, a major project known as the First Furlong is about to reach fruition on the Lancaster Canal.
Anne Attwood, the principal of Furness College, extols the virtues of the internet but also highlights the need to teach people to look at other sources when carrying our academic research Broccoli, salmon, spinach - they might make an interesting quiche for my great-nephew's christening, but which recipe to use? I could have started working ... (more)
A BOLD bid to recreate photograph of sheep being herded through Kendal town centre more than 60 years ago has been carried off without a hitch.
COWRAN Training Ltd at Pennington, near Ulverston, is to receive A 9,990 from the Big Lottery Fund to provide training support and work experience opportunities to young people with mild to moderate disabilities who are not in employment or education training or leaving special education with limited opportunities.
RAIL services in Cumbria have returned to normal after a person was struck and killed by a train near Lancaster this morning.
Police were called to Pennington Lane, next to the A590, at 2.38pm to reports of a collision.
AN MP is demanding the government step in to urgently review fire control systems for Cumbria and the North West.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:33 pm
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