Cumbria

Barefoot walker conquers Lake District peaks challenge

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 12:44
Matthew Scott walked up 10 peaks in 10 hours with no shoes covering a distance of 18 miles (29km).
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Kendal Calling 2021: Festival cancelled for second year

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 10:24
Promoters say a lack of government guidance made planning the four-day event "a complete unknown".
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Runner completes four mountain challenge routes in a row

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 08:16
Police officer Ross Jenkin ran over 153 summits in Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland and England.
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Lake District Calvert Trust reopens after fundraising drive

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 06:17
Oliver Voysey, who has a brain injury, raised nearly £250,000 to help the outdoor centre to reopen.
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Sellafield signal box staffed entirely by women

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Sun, 06/20/2021 - 15:19
The signal box on the Cumbrian Coast line is the country’s first to be staffed entirely by women.
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Cumbrians aged 12-30 urged to get tested as Delta cases rise

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 12:24
Those between the ages of 12 and 30 who live or work in Cumbria are being asked to take a PCR test.
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Solway Coast's new £1.25m cycleway officially opens

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 11:10
The 8.7-mile path between Allonby and Silloth joins an existing the route from Maryport to Allonby.
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Mark Ellis: Barrow sign ex-Tranmere Rovers defender on a two-year deal

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 15:52
Barrow sign defender Mark Ellis on a two-year deal after his release by Tranmere Rovers.
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Algae-hit Keswick swimming pool will not reopen

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 14:56
Allerdale Borough Council says the pool is already more than 10 years past its anticipated lifespan.
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England v Scotland: The fans who lost their Euro 2020 tickets

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 14:15
Some fans are having to make new plans after their tickets were cancelled.
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In pictures: Scotland fans descend on London

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 12:35
Thousands of supporters are in London for the match against England, with many more making the journey on Friday.
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Sabrina Verjee on record-breaking run across Cumbria's Wainwrights

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 12:05
Sabrina Verjee says she is organising her next challenge after finishing the 214 Wainwright peaks.
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Scotland v England at Euro 1996 and what life was like then

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 00:19
As the Euro 2020 game looms, what was life like last time the rivals met in a major tournament?
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Euro 2020: Who will England's 'little Scotland' be supporting?

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 00:08
Corby often celebrates its Scottish heritage, but when it comes to football who will the town back?
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Sellafield: Reports of homophobic abuse and bullying 'not investigated', tribunal told

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 06/17/2021 - 17:40
A consultant claims reports of "appalling" harassment at Sellafield were not formally investigated.
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England 2-0 Scotland: What was it like to be on the receiving end of Paul Gascoigne's genius?

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 06/17/2021 - 17:12
Paul Gascoigne's brilliant Euro 96 goal is one of English football's most famous moments but it meant a defeat at Wembley which is still hard to swallow for Scotland.
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Live explosive found on Seascale beach destroyed by bomb team

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 06/17/2021 - 13:28
A controlled explosion was carried out at first light after the item was discovered to be live.
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Cumbria's Wainwrights record broken by runner Sabrina Verjee

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 06/17/2021 - 09:32
Vet Sabrina Verjee completed the 214-peak course 2020 but was forced to abandon a second attempt in May.
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Euro 2020: England journalists on history of England-Scotland rivalry

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 06/17/2021 - 06:16
England journalists discuss the age-old footballing rivalry between England and Scotland, while Kelly Somers catches up with Jordan Pickford before the big Group D game on Friday.
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Thousandth dormouse brought back to the wild

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 06/17/2021 - 00:50
The captive-bred hazel dormouse is now settling into its new woodland home in Lancashire.
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