Cumbria

Coronavirus: Protective visors made by Whitehaven teachers

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 15:24
Whitehaven school inspired by GP's plea for safety equipment amid coronavirus outbreak.
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Coronavirus: 'Stay at home' plea as Easter holiday starts

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 20:09
Warm weather is expected but the coronavirus lockdown remains in place, authorities warn.
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Coronavirus: Teen held in Carlisle for being out in early hours

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 18:44
The Carlisle boy refused to explain why he was out or give his details, police say.
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Public urged to help keep children safe

Cumbria Council News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 17:01

Following a 40% drop in the number of people contacting the authorities with concerns about a child being neglected or abused, the public is being urged to help keep children safe.
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COVID-19 Multi Agency Update - Friday 3 April

Cumbria Council News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 16:37

Health leaders urge people to stay at home this weekend
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Bloomin' marvellous - fire crew delivers flowers to local care homes

Cumbria Council News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 15:07

Surplus flowers donated by a local florist have been delivered to care homes in Penrith by firefighters.
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Cumbria elects three new Members of Youth Parliament

Cumbria Council News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 13:52

The wait was over last week for 17 young hopefuls, who have spent the last few weeks campaigning to become one of three newly elected Members of Youth Parliament (MYP) for Cumbria.
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Health leaders urge people to 'stay at home'

Cumbria Council News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:45

Health leaders in Cumbria are urging the public to stay at home this weekend to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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Coronavirus: Penrith Leisure Centre transformed by Army into hospital

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:45
The Army has released pictures of its work transforming Penrith Leisure Centre into a hospital.
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Dr William Frankland, allergy scientist pioneer, dies aged 108

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:34
Dr William Frankland, known as "the grandfather of allergy", developed the idea of a pollen count.
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COVID-19 Multi Agency Update - Thursday 2 April

Cumbria Council News Feed - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 17:46

COVID-19 Update 2 April
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Five new Deputy Lieutenants appointed in Cumbria

Cumbria Council News Feed - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 17:37

Appointment of new deputy Lord Lieutenants
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Fire safety warning issued after wild fire on Cumbria fells

Cumbria Council News Feed - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 13:38

Firefighters from across Cumbria have tackled a significant hillside blaze on the open fells near Keswick throughout the early hours after an emergency call came in at 12.18am this morning (Thursday 2 April).
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Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service - keeping the public and staff safe during Coronavirus

Cumbria Council News Feed - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 11:56

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is keen to reassure communities across Cumbria that we are still very much able to respond effectively to any emergency incidents, as required.
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COVID-19 Multi Agency Update - Wednesday 1 April

Cumbria Council News Feed - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 11:50

COVID-19 Update 1 April
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Coronavirus: Cumbria leisure centres being turned into hospitals

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 10:41
The move will create 500 extra beds to deal with a "likely demand on NHS bed space" in Cumbria.
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Chick hopes raised as 'courting' ospreys return to Fouldshaw Moss

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 07:06
The two birds of prey arrived back at their nesting site within a day of each other.
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COVID-19 - Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service calls for improved chimney fire safety

Cumbria Council News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 16:06

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is calling for improved chimney fire safety awareness following recent incidents involving chimney fires in the county during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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COVID-19 - Protect your business property while closed

Cumbria Council News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 15:11

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is advising business owners to protect their premises if they are temporarily closed due to the Coronavirus epidemic.
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Coronavirus: Workers at Sellafield 'put at risk'

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 14:01
A union warns cleaning and security staff are in "serious danger" of contracting the illness.
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