Cumbria

Edinburgh Woollen Mill to move head office from Langholm to Carlisle

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 16:29
The company will leave its historic head office in Langholm to take it across the border to Carlisle.
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Potters make use of 7,000-year-old oak

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:33
The giant tree was discovered in a Solway Firth bog and has been described as a dream find by furniture makers.
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Carlisle councillors discuss future of derelict hotel

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 11:22
Crumbling masonry on the front of Central Plaza Hotel has led to the closure of Victoria Viaduct.
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Ceramic poppies go on show at Carlisle Castle

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:15
The ceramic poppies will be on display until July
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Campaign launched during Foster Care Fortnight to find 20 more foster carers for Cumbria's Shared Care scheme

Cumbria Council News Feed - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:05

During Foster Care Fortnight 2018 Cumbria County Council is trying to raise awareness of the need for up to 20 more Shared Care fosterers across the county, who can offer respite on a regular basis to a family with a disabled child.
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Carlisle Council row over derelict hotel future

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:38
Crumbling masonry from Central Plaza Hotel has led to the closure of a busy street.
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Mark Ellis: Tranmere Rovers sign Carlisle defender on two-year deal

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:22
Newly-promoted League Two side Tranmere Rovers sign Carlisle defender Mark Ellis on a two-year deal.
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Great Northern, Southern, Thameslink and Northern trains cancelled and delayed

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:34
Disruption for passengers as two train operators make wholesale changes to their services.
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Cumbria's west coast rail services reinstated after 40 years

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 13:23
The service, which last ran in 1976, will see trains running along Cumbria's west coast on a Sunday.
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Child obesity in Cumbria 'needs urgent action'

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 17:01
All the county's district councils have signed a "healthy weight declaration" to tackle obesity.
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Russell Curwen death: Motorbike convoy for Kendal blood biker funeral

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:36
Russell Curwen was fatally injured in a collision while on an emergency call delivering blood.
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Clint Hill: Carlisle's former Crystal Palace and QPR defender retires aged 39

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:08
Ex-Crystal Palace and QPR defender Clint Hill retires at the age of 39 after his contract at Carlisle United expires.
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Carlisle driver Mark Young jailed after trying to ram patrol car

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:59
The court heard a police officer had to leap out of the way as Young drove towards him
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Ady Pennock: National League club Barrow part company with manager

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:36
Manager Ady Pennock leaves National League club Barrow after seven months in charge.
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Shaun Miller rejoins Crewe Alexandra after leaving Carlisle United

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 16:18
Crewe Alexandra re-sign striker Shaun Miller following his release by fellow League Two club Carlisle United.
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Luke Joyce: Port Vale sign Carlisle United midfielder and Brendon Daniels

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 16:06
Port Vale sign midfielder Luke Joyce on a two-year deal from fellow League Two side Carlisle United.
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Ambitions spelled out for Borderlands

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:39
Senior UK and Scottish government ministers are to detail the progress made on a cross-border "growth deal".
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Foster carers enjoy walking with alpacas during Foster Care Fortnight!

Cumbria Council News Feed - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:32

During Foster Care Fortnight Cumbria County Council are happy to announce that local business, Alpacaly Ever After, based on the Lingholm Estate near Keswick, is offering a 30 per cent discount on all of its activities to members of fostering households.
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Cumberland Infirmary nurse shortage 'threatens patient care'

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:19
Workington hospital staff have been drafted in to cover shortfalls in Carlisle, an NHS trust says.
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Don't miss the bus - school transport applications deadline approaching

Cumbria Council News Feed - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 16:29

Parents and carers of school pupils who are starting primary or secondary school in September 2018 are being encouraged to apply online for home to school transport.
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