Cumbria

England's seaside towns where young people might disappear

Cumbria BBC News Feed - 19 hours 7 min ago
More than half of coastal communities in England might see a fall in the number of residents under 30.
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Allerdale council tax rebate for rubbish collection woes ruled out

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:49
Allerdale Council says it only gets 10% of council tax and this does not "create a service contract"
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West Coast Main Line rail passengers face 16 days of disruption

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 14:17
Some 260 services will be affected due to upgrades on a junction of the West Coast Main Line.
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Child mental health unit referrals 'up nearly 50%'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 06:00
The figures, which are across the UK, are 'deeply worrying', say the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
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Ged Doran: Body found in search for 91-year-old

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 13:44
Hundreds of volunteers take part in a search for the pensioner, who police say has dementia.
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Exmoor big picnic to mark 70 years of national parks

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:16
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will join 500 picnickers at Exmoor national park.
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England Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes' parents on victory

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:14
Ben Stokes' parents Gerard and Deb said the cup final had been an emotional day for the family.
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England Cricket World Cup: Who are the new champions?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 10:37
England is home to 15 new world champions after the cricket team won the ICC World Cup.
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Storm Desmond: Plans to replace damaged Kendal bridge

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 13:10
Cumbria County Council is spending £1.6m to replace the structure in Kendal.
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Tonnes of plastic removed from Cumbrian river

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 16:51
The river was lined with plastic to protect it from mineworks contamination but it is now degrading.
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Cumbrian baby blinded in one eye after care failings

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 16:42
Care agencies failed to share key information which could have protected the child, a review finds.
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Jobs under threat as Border Cars faces closure

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 10:17
More than 200 staff are employed by Border Cars across south west Scotland and Cumbria.
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United Utilities: Listening devices installed to detect leaks

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 09:49
Acoustic loggers will detect leaks through sound waves and alert engineers to repair them.
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Josh Johnson: Salford Red Devils sign prop from Barrow Raiders

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/10/2019 - 11:57
Salford Red Devils sign ex-Hull KR and Huddersfield prop Josh Johnson from Championship side Barrow Raiders.
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Cumbrian centenarian completes birthday skydive

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/09/2019 - 17:28
This isn't Tommy's first time as he trained with the Parachute Regiment in World War Two.
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Whitehaven neighbour stabbing: Gerard Murphy admits attack

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/09/2019 - 13:58
A row between the residents culminated in a knife attack outside their homes, a court hears.
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New stamps feature gurning world championships

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/09/2019 - 10:05
These unusual UK customs are being celebrated on new stamps.
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M6 multilingual road signs target foreign drivers

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/08/2019 - 19:08
The electronic messages warn of closures and diversions near roadworks in Cumbria.
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Carlisle man jailed for slashing girlfriend's hand

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/08/2019 - 15:16
Marian Uciu attacked his partner with a lock knife when he caught her texting a man, a court hears.
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Countryfile star swims Humber for lifeboat charity

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/07/2019 - 15:53
Helen Skelton and other swimmers complete a charity crossing of the Humber Estuary.
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