Cumbria

Coronavirus: Photographer captures key workers' life in lockdown

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 10:02
Photographer Peter Ostrowski says he is "looking for a smile and to see their passion in the eyes".
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Coronavirus: Gilly McArthur swaps icy lake swims for ice-filled bath

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 07:16
Lockdown means the water lover has had to make do with filling her bath with icy water.
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Ben Stokes: Wisden name England all-rounder leading cricketer in world

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 08:49
Ben Stokes becomes the first Englishman since 2005 to be named Wisden's leading cricketer in the world.
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Cockermouth man admits stealing £30,000 from grandmother

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 04/07/2020 - 19:40
Andrew Penney pleads guilty to taking more than £30,000 and applying for a £10,000 in her name.
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Coronavirus: Lake District holiday homes advertised despite 'stay away' plea

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 04/07/2020 - 14:13
Police warn anyone travelling to the tourist hotspot unnecessarily could be prosecuted.
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Coronavirus: Protective visors made by Whitehaven teachers

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 15:24
Whitehaven school inspired by GP's plea for safety equipment amid coronavirus outbreak.
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Coronavirus: Teen held in Carlisle for being out in early hours

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 18:44
The Carlisle boy refused to explain why he was out or give his details, police say.
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Coronavirus: 'Stay at home' plea as Easter holiday starts

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 16:13
Warm weather is expected but the coronavirus lockdown remains in place, authorities warn.
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Coronavirus: Penrith Leisure Centre transformed by Army into hospital

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:45
The Army has released pictures of its work transforming Penrith Leisure Centre into a hospital.
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Dr William Frankland, allergy scientist pioneer, dies aged 108

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:34
Dr William Frankland, known as "the grandfather of allergy", developed the idea of a pollen count.
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Coronavirus: Cumbria leisure centres being turned into hospitals

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 10:41
The move will create 500 extra beds to deal with a "likely demand on NHS bed space" in Cumbria.
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Chick hopes raised as 'courting' ospreys return to Fouldshaw Moss

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 07:06
The two birds of prey arrived back at their nesting site within a day of each other.
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Coronavirus: Workers at Sellafield 'put at risk'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 14:01
A union warns cleaning and security staff are in "serious danger" of contracting the illness.
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Thomas Becket: Alpine ice sheds light on medieval murder

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 05:06
Ancient air pollution, trapped in ice, reveals details about life and death in 12th Century Britain.
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Coronavirus: Up to six months before life 'returns to normal' says government

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 03/29/2020 - 17:21
UK faces reviews of measures every three weeks for up to six months, says England's deputy chief medical officer.
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Man charged over police officer spit attack in Carlisle

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 03/28/2020 - 14:57
Police said officers were spat at after being called out to an incident at a hostel in Carlisle.
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Coronavirus: Testing rolled out for frontline NHS staff

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 03/28/2020 - 14:12
It comes as the number of people who have died with the virus in the UK rose by 260 to 1,019 on Saturday.
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Coronavirus: Thousands volunteer to help NHS with vulnerable

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 22:11
The role of volunteers will be "absolutely crucial" in fighting coronavirus, says Boris Johnson.
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The companies that need workers

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 22:00
Out of work? These companies need workers right now.
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Coronavirus: Outdoors enthusiast finds fitness in his back yard.

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 19:28
Outdoors enthusiast Rory Southworth is finding fitness in his back yard during the outbreak.
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