Cumbria

Fresh push for Scotland-England border 'Star of Caledonia' landmark

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:23
Hopes of a landmark sculpture near to the border remain, nearly five years after it missed out on funding.
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Speeding motorist drove 'incredibly dangerously'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:20
Marcus Houlsworth reached speeds of 83mph in a 30mph zone in Kendal, Carlisle Crown Court heard.
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County Championship: Gloucestershire beat Durham by six wickets

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:40
Gloucestershire knock off the 53 runs they require to beat Durham, easing to a six-wicket win at Chester-le-Street.
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Macaulay Gillesphey: Carlisle United defender to leave club for 'different kind of challenge'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:15
Defender Macaulay Gillesphey leaves Carlisle United after being released from his contract by mutual consent.
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Storm Desmond: Study says flood was 'largest in 600 years'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:38
Researchers say findings point to the impact of climate change.
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Body washed up on Isle of Man beach "likely drowned"

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:11
Edwin Parsons of Cumbria died of "suspected drowning", an inquest at Douglas Courthouse hears.
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Man jailed for flashing knife during row in William Hill shop

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 13:15
Judge James Adkin said after 100 stab deaths in the UK this year, knife-carriers should be "locked up".
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Scott Topping denies attempted murder of pair outside Wigton pub

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:05
A man and woman were treated for serious head and facial injuries after an attack outside a pub.
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Royal Mail to launch parcel postboxes

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:18
Customers will be able to post parcels in the same way as letters, as long as postage is pre-paid.
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Cockermouth man hit by car on A66 dies

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 05/19/2019 - 15:57
The 37-year-old man was knocked down on the A66 in Cumbria.
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Sellafield cleaners, canteen and security staff strike again

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 05/19/2019 - 11:53
The workers have already staged industrial action this month.
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Electrotherapy warning over bogus psychiatrist Zholia Alemi

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:36
Scotland's chief medic says Zholia Alemi may have prescribed ECT and wrongly detained mental health patients.
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Cash machine stolen from Windermere supermarket

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 11:34
The manager of Booths in Windermere says its believed the offenders used explosives.
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Drunk John Reay who head-butted Carlisle PC gets suspended sentence

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 18:35
John Reay attacked the officer while being escorted from a pub where he was refused a drink.
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Body found washed up on Dog Mills beach in Bride identified

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:22
The body of Edwin Parsons from Cumbria was discovered by a member of the public on a Manx beach.
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Morecambe Bay NHS trust 'requires improvement'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 17:14
Inspectors raised concerns about the organisation's financial state.
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2019 European elections: How many new MEPs might you get?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 09:31
As Brexit dominates the work of MPs and MEPs, how seriously should voters take the European elections?
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Jon Mellish: Carlisle United sign Gateshead defender after contract expires

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 12:27
Carlisle United sign defender Jon Mellish on a one-year-deal following the expiry of his contract at Gateshead.
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Cumbrian farm launches horse meditation sessions

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 11:57
Katherine Beaumont devised the relaxation workshops after suffering a riding injury.
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Barrow-in-Furness drug deaths drop

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 11:14
A new support group has helped in the reduction of drug-related deaths, a report says.
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