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3 hrs ago | News and Star

Police ask for takeaway 'bouncers' to help curb late night disorder

Security staff could soon be patrolling town centre takeaways as part of efforts to cut down on rowdy night-time behaviour.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Only six parents fined over school absences in Carlisle and Dalston

A Freedom of Information request submitted to Cumbria County Council shows that in the 2013/2014 school year, 39 parents and guardians were issued with fixed penalty notices.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Police concern for missing Whitehaven teenager

Police say they are concerned for the welfare of an 18-year-old man who was last seen outside a pub.

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The Daily Beast

For Sale: The $3M British MountainBy Tom Sykes

Gazing upon the stern might of Blencathra mountain, rising almost 3,000 foot into the cloud above England's Lake District national park, it's easy to understand why ancient Britons believed the peak was the home of Afallach, the Celtic god of the underworld.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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GCSE joy for thousands of Cumbrian pupils

But the early indications in the Carlisle area today suggest many local schools have defied predictions of falling success rates.

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Whitehaven News

Are councillors measuring up?

The Whitehaven News has obtained details through a Freedom of Information request about members' attendance at borough council meetings between May 2011 and this May, compiling a list showing the percentage of meetings councillors have attended.

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Whitehaven News

Family tell of devastation over mam's hospital death

THE grieving children of a Whitehaven woman whose death prompted an investigation into her hospital care say the medics she put her faith in failed their mum.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Parents watch as children hurl stones at museum windows

The boss of a museum has spoken of her shock after young children hurled stones at the building while their parents stood watching.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Fast decline of patient in west Cumbrian hospital, inquest told

A woman whose death led to an investigation into her care in hospital appeared in "apparently good health" shortly before she died.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

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Fishing boat towed to safety off Cumbrian coast

A stricken fishing boat that was drifting "dangerously close" to rocks off Lowca Point was towed to safety by Workington lifeboat last night.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

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Battle for West Cumberland Hospital services stepped up

The fight to retain services at west Cumbria's main hospital has stepped up as protesters plan a dedicated day of action.

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Whitehaven News

40 jobs to be created in B&M expansion

The firm's current premises at Bridges Retail Park are being doubled in size as they move into the space previously occupied by Lidl.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

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Family claim catalogue of failings killed mum

A family were horrified by a "catalogue of failures" at West Cumberland Hospital, which they claim killed their elderly mother, an inquest has heard.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Drug change before dinner lady's death in hospital - inquest

An inquest is underway into the death of a 75-year-old woman at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.

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Samaritans branch facing closure unless volunteers come forward

The Samaritans of West Cumbria has launched an urgent appeal for assistance as volunteer numbers plummet, throwing the service's future into uncertainty.

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