Cumbria

Grants awarded to support young people's mental health and wellbeing in Eden

Cumbria Council News Feed - 2 hours 50 min ago

Members of Cumbria County Council's Local Committee for Eden met on Monday 28 September for their monthly virtual public meeting.
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£20,000 council grants highlight challenge on charities to raise funds during pandemic

Cumbria Council News Feed - 3 hours 2 min ago

Cumbria County Council's Local Committee for Carlisle has agreed to award a £10,000 grant to local charity, Hospice at Home.
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Parliament: New peer sports fake fur robes

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 17:12
Baroness Hayman, the newest member of the House of Lords, sported a robe trimmed with synthetic fur for the ceremony.
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Online event aims to help young people with special needs take their next steps

Cumbria Council News Feed - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:58

All next week (5-9 October) Cumbria County Council and local NHS partners are hosting a new online event aimed at young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) aged 11+ and their families.
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Maternity units 'too defensive' and failing to learn from mistakes

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 12:58
England's chief hospital inspector says maternity units are "too defensive" when births go wrong.
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Jet suit trial for Great North Air Ambulance paramedics

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 11:29
A first test flight has been carried out in the Lake District.
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Great North Air Ambulance trials paramedic jet suit

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 08:53
The kit means a paramedic can "fly" up a fell in 90 seconds rather than go 30 minutes by foot.
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Five Workington pupils excluded after girl attacked

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 14:33
The school says the victim was "manipulated" by students to go to the park, where she was attacked.
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Test and trace: 'I spoke to one person in four months'

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 00:54
People who worked for England's NHS Test and Trace tell of technical problems, confusion and wasted resources.
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Boris Johnson promises to protect 30% of UK's land by 2030

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 00:01
Countries must act now to reverse biodiversity loss, Boris Johnson will tell a UN event later.
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Lake District's oldest mountain rescue search dog retires

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 18:39
Skye's owner says the family pet "switches into search dog mode" the moment she hears his pager.
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Scunthorpe United 1-0 Carlisle United

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Sat, 09/26/2020 - 17:38
Scunthorpe boss Neil Cox picks up his first win since his return to his hometown club as a Jordan Hallam goal sees off Carlisle.
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Barrow 1-1 Colchester United

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Sat, 09/26/2020 - 17:27
Noah Chilvers' first senior goal for Colchester is not enough to earn his side all three points as the U's draw at Barrow.
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How common is it for walkers to be killed by cows?

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Sat, 09/26/2020 - 00:16
A teacher killed this week was the second dog walker fatally injured by cattle in Yorkshire this year.
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Malcolm Flynn: Carlisle walker killed by cows near Thirlwall Castle

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 19:02
Malcolm Flynn, 72, died at the scene after being charged by cows near Thirlwall Castle.
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Maulds Meaburn man jailed for party peacemaker shotgun threat

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 17:36
A judge says it is lucky no-one was killed after a man was threatened with two shotguns.
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Ambleside woman Vera celebrates 100th birthday

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 16:55
She celebrated her centenary in the same house she moved into when she was just six months old.
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Cumbria's Household Waste and Recycling Centres are open - but expect delays

Cumbria Council News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 16:37

The county council's 14 household waste and recycling centres (HWRC's) around the county are all currently open, following their temporary closure during the early stages of the Coronavirus lockdown.
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Cumbria County Council's branch libraries set to re-open next month

Cumbria Council News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 16:01

Keeping everyone safe and well during this difficult time is Cumbria County Council's priority and as such we recognise that Cumbria Libraries offer a vital service to many people and to their local communities.
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Workington dangerous driver jailed after killing puppy

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 14:23
Michael Ash had been drinking when his car mounted the pavement and hit a man, a court hears.
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