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A MAN who arranged to meet 'a 13-year-old girl' via an internet chatroom was caught out by the police, a court heard.
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Speeding drivers could be forced to slow down under a raft of new proposals to improve safety on Cumbria's roads.
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Rat infestation shuts Cumbrian brewery - 4,000 litres of beer to be thrown away and 600kg of malt and grain seized Breaking news Rat infestation shuts Cumbrian brewery - 4,000 litres of beer to be thrown away and 600kg of malt and grain seized Rat infestation shuts Cumbrian brewery - 4,000 litres of beer to be thrown away and 600kg of malt and ... (more)
A DECISION to have something to eat when he arrived home after a night out, proved a fatal one for Sellafield security guard Brian O'Hare.
THE West Cumbria Mining company which wants to open a new offshore coking coal mine, is hosting the first of two drop-in events next week, so the public can find out more about their proposals.
Liberal Democrat Coun Jo Stephenson suffered a broken pelvis, punctured lung and chest injuries following an incident last Friday morning .
THOUSANDS of jobs and homes are on the way to Cumbria after the Government announced a multi-million pound shot-in-the-arm to the county's economy.
Emergency services are urging people in the Kingmoor Road area of Carlisle to stay indoors and close their doors and windows.
A mobile shop will set up in a prominent part of Kendal's Market Place - just a few yards from its shop at 17 Finkle Street and will sell items between 10am and 3pm.
Cumbria is set to lose one of its two coroners later this year leaving only one to cover the whole of the county - but council bosses say that services will be unaffected.
A COMMUNITY in the Lune Valley has vowed to rally together to save one of the only major servicesit has left.
Before we get into what this installation is all about, here are some interesting facts you may not have known about pencils: there's absolutely no risk of lead poisoning if you stab yourself with a pencil because it contains no lead - just a mixture of clay and graphite; graphite is a crystallized form of carbon that was discovered near Keswick, ... (more)
The picket line outside Kendal's County Hall this morning. Right (Maddy Wilkinson of GMB and Jenny Martin of Unison THERE was no burning braziers or donkey jackets in Kendal today but strikers were out in t-shirts and shorts in the shadow of County Hall.
It would be almost too perfectly punny to say that indie rockers Wild Beasts stampeded onto hipster rock radar's with their 2009 album Two Dancers , but that's more or less what they did.
An inspection of north Cumbria's hospitals has revealed a catalogue of concerns, including safety issues caused by staff shortages.
Albion Street and Rosemary Lane, which lead from Whitehaven's centre to the Kells estate, have been closed periodically for more than a year while the 18 million Albion Square is being built, prompting a residents' group to call for recompense.
A PUPPY and a parcel of clothing were stolen from a Grayrigg farm between 1.30pm and 4.15pm on Monday.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:11 am
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