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A man who headbutted a police officer and shouted insults he claimed to have read on Facebook has avoided being sent to prison.
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Environment Agency chiefs insist that multi-million pound flood defences in Carlisle were NOT to blame for the flooding which devastated north Cumbria at the weekend.
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'It's not the park's fault': Zoo owner blames worker, 24, for her own death after she was mauled by a tiger as she fed it in its enclosure Sarah McClay, 24, from the Barrow area, was in the big cats enclosure at a zoo in the Lake District when she was attacked.
A FEMALE zoo worker who was injured in a tiger attack at an animal park in Cumbria has died, police say.
Hunter Davies believes he's found the perfect home for his A 1m collection of handwritten letters and lyrics by John Lennon.
ON SUNDAY, June 2 the Botanic Gardens bowling greens in Churchtown, Southport will have their busiest day of the season when the Botanic club again hosts Youth & Junior matches of the Federation of Crown Green Bowls.
South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Dalton-in-Furness closed after 24-year-old woman seriously injured in big cats' enclosure A Sumatran tiger.
A KENDAL pub has been slapped with a A 130 fine for selling alcohol outside permitted hours and allowing disorderly conduct on licensed premises.
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A POLICE Community Support Officer convicted of assault after a drunken nightclub brawl has been sentenced to 60 hours of unpaid work.
Detective Sergeant Jason Robinson, 41, of St Andrews Road, Workington, and former inspector George Nevins, 61, or Moorlands Drive, Workington, are alleged to have conspired together to obtain or disclose personal data or information, contrary to the Data Protection Act.
Cumbria Rural Citizens Advice, which covers the South Lakes, was the biggest winner, after being given A 312,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.
The 58 posts are being offered in a variety of skills, ranging from business and administration to IT, health and social care, emergency fire and rescue, civil engineering and vehicle maintenance.
AN EVENT in Workington tonight aims to raise money for a memorial to one of the victims of the 2010 Keswick bus crash.
PRIDE in Millom has hit the airwaves thanks to a community project led by youngsters.
A running legend who has taken part in all but one of a series of Lake District mountain trials is taking to the fells at the age of 77 to complete the set.
Servants have been putting in some skittle practice in preparation for a fun-filled week of events at William Wordsworth's childhood home.