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Woman jailed over shot glass attack in Carlisle

Cumbria BBC News Feed - 7 hours 23 min ago
Naomi Ballantyne is jailed for seven years for glassing a man, leaving him blind in one eye.
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Scott Hanson conned devout Cockermouth man out of £27,000

Cumbria BBC News Feed - 8 hours 23 min ago
Bullying conman Scott Hanson, from Hartlepool, claimed to be living rough.
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Thwaites fire: Victim 'was hard working and well-liked'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 17:19
A woman who died in a farmhouse fire has been named locally as Cath Braithwaite.
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Thwaites farmhouse fire: Woman killed

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 15:41
Police and firefighters are investigating the blaze, in which a man was also injured.
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Northern rail could be nationalised

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 14:51
The government is considering whether the management of the train service should be taken into public hands.
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Former mining communities 'still scarred by past'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 13:52
A report says ex-mining communities remain socially and economically "scarred" long after pit closures.
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Kendal metal bar attackers jailed over revenge assault

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 12:21
Victim Richard Wilkinson was hit more than 30 times, the court heard.
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Ian Evatt: Barrow reject AFC Fylde approach for manager

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 08:47
Barrow reject an approach from AFC Fylde to talk to boss Ian Evatt about their managerial vacancy.
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Windermere jetty erection angers South Lakes council

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 15:33
Stavros Neocleous has planning consent but not approval from the lake's council owner.
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Japanese artist Junko Mizuno's 'gothic-cute' art on show in Cumbria

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 13:44
Mizuno creates Manga-style representations of women, known as Gothic ka-waii or kawaii noir.
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Border Collie becomes foster mum to six abandoned kittens

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/11/2019 - 23:36
"It's just fantastic, it melts everybody's hearts when you see it."
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Voyeur filmed women using camera in sock

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/11/2019 - 17:30
Robert William Hill filmed women in the family changing area at Keswick Leisure Centre.
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Carlisle Central Plaza Hotel: Collapse fears prompt cordon

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/11/2019 - 09:20
A resolution over fears a Carlisle derelict hotel may collapse "could take months", a council says.
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Fail-to-stop driver Matthew Leggett jailed over crash death

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 12:58
Pedestrian James Greenwood died at the scene after being hit by Leggett's BMW.
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Borders Railway extension to Carlisle 'moving closer'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 09:28
Campaigners are told the chances of taking the line into England are improving all the time.
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Barrow 3-1 Boreham Wood

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 21:02
Barrow move up to fourth in the National League table with a home win over Boreham Wood - their seventh victory in a row.
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Victoria Viaduct: Carlisle road closed for 'months'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 17:47
Victoria Viaduct is closed due to safety concerns over the Grade II-listed Central Plaza Hotel.
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Fail-to-stop driver Matthew Leggett 'facing jail'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 15:53
Pedestrian James Greenwood died after being struck by Matthew Leggett's BMW on the A66 near Keswick.
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Murder charge after Keswick head injury woman dies

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 15:40
Katrina Fletcher died two weeks after being found seriously injured at her home.
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Workington man who threatened to 'chop up' ex-partner jailed

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 12:11
Witnesses describe the victim as being bloodied, bruised and hysterical following an assault.
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