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Kirkby-in-Furness's Burlington CE School said goodbye to Gail Burns as classes broke up on Friday but she will not be replaced.
Life-saving advice has been issued following two separate incidents where stranded sailors did not have life jackets or radios.
All of the cars involved are registered to Carlisle addresses. They are a Ford Focus, Honda Civic and Vauxhall Meriva.
Castle Howe is a small volcanic " lump" guarding Wrynose Pass and is locally known as a Neolithic hill fort.
AN amateur runner is tackling a marathon challenge as he bids to raise money for a charity which helps children with cancer.
The 25th Durham Folk Party attracted traditional musicians and dance troupes from across the North, making their now annual pilgrimage to the city for the last weekend in July.
Abused in care, sectioned to a mental health hospital after attempting suicide and homeless for a short time, Mark Edwards had, by his own admission, a terrible start to life.
Talking before the show, he said the day had been stressful, but in the end it was the music that mattered.
The Environment Agency was alerted by a member of the public concerned at the plight of a number of salmon, trout and eels in Bitter Beck, which runs through the centre of Cockermouth.
The decision of Cumbria County Council's ruling cabinet now paves the way for building on the former secondary school site on Edgehill Road to start.
A LEADING Lake District politician who fell 30ft out of a window three weeks ago died in hospital last night, Cumbria County Council said today.
DOZENS of South Lakeland people affected by last winter's flooding could be eligible for grants to help protect them in future.
LAKES MP Tim Farron has met with health minister Earl Howe as he seeks to keep two Lake District doctors' surgeries open.
OLD Cumbria girl is spending her summer holidays cycling more than 100 miles to raise A 1,000 for charity.
Millom Town Council said it would not tolerate abuse of "any form" after a spate of verbal attacks on staff left councillors calling for 24-hour CCTV provision.
Elsie Martlew, deputy leader of Carlisle City Council, believes plans to close Reiver House and care for more people at home are short-sighted.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 03:37 am
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