Cumbria

John Myers: Funeral held for Cumbrian broadcaster

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 15:13
Family and friends gathered at Carlisle Cathedral for the funeral of John Myers.
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Brough carer used 71-year-old as 'cashpoint'

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 16:50
Laura Brunskill suggested the victim was a cannabis user when quizzed over financial irregularities.
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Cumbria County Council supporting Clean Air Day 2019

Cumbria Council News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 14:19

On Thursday 20 June, Clean Air Day 2019 will see schools, hospitals, workplaces and communities across the UK run events and campaigns to inspire people to take simple steps to protect their health and their families' health from air pollution.
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Carlisle United: Midfielder Mike Jones agrees new one-year contract

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 22:09
Carlisle United midfielder Mike Jones agrees a new one-year contract with Steven Pressley's League Two club.
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Stewart survives first leadership poll

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 15:03
Three MPs are knocked out in the race to be the next Tory leader and PM, as Boris Johnson secures the most votes.
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Tory leadership: Rory Stewart rejects 'continuity May' description

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 13:48
Rory Stewart says his social media campaign has meant he's through to the second round of the Conservative leadership race.
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Rail passengers advised not to travel between Scotland and England

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 20:13
Rail passengers travelling between England and Scotland on both the east and west coast main lines are facing cancellations and delays.
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Axed Stobart Group boss has dismissal appeal rejected

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:51
Former chief executive Andrew Tinkler now faces a £1m legal bill.
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Rory Stewart: We have a choice between fairy stories and realism

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 21:37
Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart says "prudence and seriousness" will make the UK "a happier place".
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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the Lake District

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 20:04
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge try sheep shearing during a visit to Cumbria.
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'Too much on' caused South Lakeland roads overspend

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 18:39
Too many schemes being carried out at once had an impact on a council's financial management.
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Work to start on new city centre car park

Cumbria Council News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 17:15

Work to provide a new temporary car park on the site of the former county council Lonsdale Building at the rear of the Citadel in Carlisle is due to begin on Monday 17 June.
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Cocaine gang jailed after £20m seizure on M6 in Cheshire

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 16:34
Officers stopped a van on the M6 in Cheshire and found 186kg of cocaine hidden in the floor.
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Harry McKirdy: Carlisle United sign former Aston Villa striker on one-year deal

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 14:05
Carlisle United sign former Aston Villa striker Harry McKirdy on a one-year deal.
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£400,000 resurfacing works completed on A6 outside Carlisle

Cumbria Council News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 13:29

As part of the additional £12m funding received from the Department for Transport in November 2018, Cumbria County Council has invested £400,000 into resurfacing a stretch of the A6 just outside Carlisle - one of approx. 100 projects the additional funding has been used for to keep Cumbria moving.
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Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart warns over 'electoral bribes'

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 08:37
Rory Stewart urges honesty over tax promises as Boris Johnson wins the backing of more senior MPs.
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Road marking removal works ahead of Phase 2 of £4.5 county-wide resurfacing scheme

Cumbria Council News Feed - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 16:34

Cumbria County Council is currently undertaking a £4,565,000 road improvement investment as part of a county-wide surface dressing programme.
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Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service launches recruitment drive for apprentice firefighters

Cumbria Council News Feed - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 12:13

Cumbria County Council's Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is recruiting four firefighter apprentices to be based countywide.
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Appleby Horse Fair: Heavy rain closes River Eden

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Sat, 06/08/2019 - 10:38
River levels rose above 1.5 ft (0.5m) due to heavy overnight rain.
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Birthday honours: Disaster rescue leader appointed MBE

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 23:17
Ray Gray's missions have included aid operations in countries hit by flooding, earthquakes and war.
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