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2 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Former kickboxing champion Freddie Ibbotson aims to put boot into cancer

Bodies are being brought to the Netherlands to be identified, as the families of John Alder and Liam Sweeney wait to get their loved ones home Keep up to date with all the action from Newcastle United's pre-season clash with Sydney FC at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand Battling Freddie Ibbotson has endured bowel, liver and lung ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | News and Star

Protest petitions over plans to keep dogs on leads in Allerdale's parks

More than 250 people have had their say on rules that will order dog owners to keep their pets on leads.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

West Cumberland Times and Star

New Photos: Sun shone on Sealy Spyatstock

Aspatria was alive with the sound of live music last weekend as the town hosted its first three-day music festival.

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News and Star

Shoplifter banned from Carlisle city centre shops

A woman who police say has hundreds of previous shoplifting convictions has been given an antisocial behaviour order preventing her from entering a huge number of shops in Carlisle.

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News and Star

Huge bill to replace street lights being removed by Electricity North West

Council chiefs face a near A 2 million bill to replace street lights being taken down by a power firm.

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News and Star

Carlisle man turned to drug dealing after friend's death

A young cocaine dealer who blamed his decision to peddle the deadly drug on the tragic death of his best friend has been locked up.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

'Postpone parking meters plan' Federation of Small Businesses tells council

THE Federation of Small Businesses is refusing to back down in its fight against on-street parking charges being brought into towns and villages in the Lake District and Cumbria.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Tonge Moor animal lover celebrates 50th birthday by walking from coast-to-coast

Alison Whittaker wanted to mark her 50th birthday in a special way so decided to complete the 192-mile walk from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay with her friend Cate Meagher.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

New drivers prove to be kings of road

Learner drivers gearing up to take their first driving test are twice as likely to pass in Scotland as those in London, according to research.

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Gapers Block

Pitchfork Music Festival: Day 2 In Review

Day two of Pitchfork Music Festival brought the heat with stacked acts of tour-de-force musical performances one after the other, all day long.

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News and Star

Drug abuse mum forged doctor's signature to get tablets

A young mum prosecuted for stealing her doctor's blank prescription forms to get tranquillisers has been abusing drugs since she was 13. A crown court judge heard how Workington woman Rebecca Williams, 23, who already has convictions for 14 offences, began dabbling in drugs a decade ago when she was still a schoolgirl.

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News and Star

Police issue appeal after retired race horse is stolen

The cheeky thief took the horse out of its stable and led it from its paddock in the Moor Row area of west Cumbria.

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Lancaster Guardian

Teacher who became a hero of the trenches

Strolling one day through Carlisle Cathedral, headteacher David Raw was mightily impressed by the sandstone walls and the magnificent ceiling.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Saddle up for Tour de France legacy

SOUTH Lakelanders are being encouraged to harness the inspiration of the Tour de France and get pedalling thanks to a partnership involving South Lakeland District Council.

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Chronicle Live

Thug threatens lunges at and threatens to kills prosecutor during courtroom rant

Joel Tomlinson made the threats to the prosecutor during a hearing concerning his brother at Workington Magistrates' Court, in Cumbria Joel Tomlinson had to be restrained by police officers as he tried to lunge towards the solicitor during a hearing concerning his brother at Workington Magistrates' Court in Cumbria.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

TMCnet

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Gearing up to dance in the moonlight at Sealy Spyatstock with Toploader

This weekend sees West Cumbria's latest music festival take place in Aspatria and the Times & Star will be here to bring you the gossip, photos and news from Sealy Spyatstock.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Behind the News: The man of steel from the Lake District

CHRIS Brammall has celebrated 20 years as a creative blacksmith, building up from a one-man band to an enterprise which now employs 15. We explore the secret of his success with steel - and checks out how three other Lakeland enterprises are also keeping traditional crafts aliveusing slate, stone and wood.

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News and Star

EastEnder Jake takes a Lakeland cruise

Jake, who plays Max Branning in EastEnders, made the trip to Cumbria on Thursday and took a cruise on the Ullswater Steamer, Lady of the Lake.

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News and Star

Meerkat Man's honorary University of Cumbria fellowship

The funnyman best known for voicing Aleksandr the meerkat was cheered as he brought down the curtain on another series of summer graduations for the University of Cumbria.

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