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7 hrs ago | News and Star

Concerns persist over closure of Carlisle community hospital

Elsie Martlew, deputy leader of Carlisle City Council, believes plans to close Reiver House and care for more people at home are short-sighted.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Burnley Citizen

VIDEO: 28k East Lancs benefits cheat filmed morris dancing

A MAN received benefits after claiming he could not walk more than five metres was captured on video morris dancing.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

News and Star

Biker flown to Newcastle hospital after crash

The 45-year-old was being treated in the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, following the collision, which closed the main road from Carlisle to west Cumbria.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

News and Star

Six-year labour of love for Cumbrian prom-goer

WHEN Aidan Gregory was aged just 10 his parents bought him a car and told him he had six years to revamp it in time for his school prom.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

News and Star

New plans to put brakes on speeding drivers in west Cumbria

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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Fri Jul 04, 2014

News and Star

Ready meals plan for Cumbria's hospitals on hold

Plans to roll out ready meals to all cottage hospitals in Cumbria are on hold while bosses find out more about what people think of them.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

News and Star

Carnival fever grips the streets of Wigton

The Todd, Haile and Woodburn families clubbed together for the second year running to put a float in Saturday's colourful cavalcade this year's effort being 'Despicable Us', a play on words of the animated smash hit movie.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

News and Star

Taser fired by police in late-night disturbance

POLICE fired a Taser to arrest one man and used sprays to incapacitate two others during a disturbance in Wigton last night.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

News and Star

Work begins on A 20m upgrade of Cumbrian factory

Work on a A 20m factory upgrade has started - with another A 20m development poised to follow fast on its heels.

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