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Coronavirus: Severe mental health problems rise amid pandemic

Cumbria BBC News Feed - 4 hours 39 min ago
An NHS Confederation report predicts a 20% increase in demand for services in the coming months.
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Coronavirus in the UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 17:04
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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How will I get my A-level, GCSE or BTEC exam results this year?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 15:18
Exams in the UK were cancelled this year, but how are students learning their results?
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Great North Air Ambulance Service welcomes faster helicopter

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 14:45
The new aircraft coincides with the operational team's move to the charity's base in Eaglescliffe.
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In pictures: Spectacular storms light up England skies

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 11:08
Overnight thunderstorms lit up the skies around England and more are forecast this week.
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Coronavirus: How can I use the 'eat out to help out scheme'?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 08/10/2020 - 12:19
Thousands of venues are taking part in a discounting scheme to help boost the hospitality industry.
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Ben Stokes: England all-rounder to miss remainder of Pakistan series

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 13:11
England all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the remainder of the Test series against Pakistan for family reasons, it has been announced.
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Lake District litter pick volunteers sought to clean-up 'trashed' landscape

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 10:55
Some visitors were accused of having "trashed" the landscape by leaving behind piles of litter.
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Lee McKnight death: Two charged as part of murder investigation

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/08/2020 - 13:55
The body of Lee McKnight was found in the River Caldew in Carlisle on 24 July.
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Coronavirus: Millions for small business 'sitting in council accounts'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/08/2020 - 07:04
Government grants for small firms have to be claimed by the end of August.
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Coronavirus: What are the new lockdown rules for Preston and other areas?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 17:03
Preston has become the latest place to impose restrictions. But how does a local lockdown work?
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League One & Two clubs vote to introduce salary cap

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 16:49
Plans for a salary cap in League One and League Two are "unlawful and unenforceable" says the Professional Footballers Association.
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Magnus Norman: Carlisle United sign former Fulham goalkeeper on two-year deal

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:55
Carlisle sign goalkeeper Magnus Norman on a two-year deal after his contract with Fulham expires.
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Carlisle Lake District Airport staff face job cuts

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:11
More than half the airport's employees are set to be made redundant as a result of the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: What are the UK travel quarantine rules?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:07
What do you need to know if you're planning to fly during the Covid-19 pandemic?
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Swimmer completes 13 Lake District lakes in three days

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 17:45
George Taplin swam 43 miles of Lake District waters over the course of the challenge.
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Rare coin found by metal detectorist to fetch £10,000

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 16:22
The silver penny depicts King Stephen and is thought to be one of 25 known examples of the coin.
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Carlisle United Jack Armer & Danny Devine join League Two club

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 15:39
League Two club Carlisle sign defender Jack Armer and midfielder Danny Devine.
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Lake District bike ride family forced to sleep outside

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 14:28
Rescuers say the party of six was "grossly ill-equipped" for a bike ride in poor weather conditions.
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Two more murder arrests over Carlisle river death

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 14:16
The body of Lee McKnight was found in the River Caldew on 24 July.
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