Stricken leisure boat escorted into Cumbrian harbour

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August 30, 2014

A Workington lifeboat crew has escorted a 38ft leisure boat back to Whitehave Harbour after its engines failed.
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Emergency services dealing with fire at Windermere

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August 30, 2014

CUMBRIA Police are investigating a fire at Ecclerigg, near Windermere.
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BEHIND THE NEWS: Work continues to re-open the Lancaster Canal as far as Kendal

AFTER countless hours of muddy toil by volunteers, fuelled only by their enthusiasm for canals and many flasks of hot coffee, a major project known as the First Furlong is about to reach fruition on the Lancaster Canal.
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SME sector to create 1.9 million jobs this year, survey finds

SMALL and micro businesses across Britain expect to create 1.9 million new jobs this year potentially adding £27 billion to the British economy in new small business wages, according to a survey.
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30 jobs at risk as Cumbrian chemical factory faces closure

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August 30, 2014

A chemical company looks likely to close with the loss of more than 30 jobs.
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VIDEO: Fears over raising Lakes speed limit

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August 30, 2014

A plan to raise the speed limit on one of the Lake District's most picturesque routes has met with opposition.
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Festival near Penrith on Sunday will celebrate the bee

A FESTIVAL celebrating the bee will be held at Brougham Hall near Penrith on Sunday.
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BBC Antiques Road Trip heads to Crooklands

A PRODUCTION crew from the BBC’s Antiques Road Trip is planning to film an auction in Crooklands next week after the show’s experts spent the Bank Holiday weekend unearthing bargains around Cumbria.
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PODIUM: Don’t just use the web for your research, says college principal

Anne Attwood, the principal of Furness College, extols the virtues of the internet but also highlights the need to teach people to look at other sources when carrying our academic research
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Historic Carlisle pub closing for major revamp

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August 30, 2014
Historic Carlisle pub closing for major revamp

An historic pub is getting a makeover. The Kings Head, in Carlisle city centre, is closing for a major refurbishment.
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Off-licence staff raise alarm over Carlisle drink-driver

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August 30, 2014

A man has been disqualified after admitting drink-driving in Carlisle.
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West Cumbrian man had £2,000 of cannabis

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August 30, 2014

A man who grew more than £2,000 worth of cannabis in his home has been given a community order.
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BBC Radio 2 host Chris Evans reveals love for Cumbrian village

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August 30, 2014
BBC Radio 2 host Chris Evans reveals love for Cumbrian village

Radio star Chris Evans has been telling the nation about his love for a Cumbrian village.
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Campaigners against Cumbrian windfarm lose battle

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August 30, 2014
Campaigners against Cumbrian windfarm lose battle

Campaigners have lost their battle against plans for a windfarm with turbines more 400ft tall.
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Open audition to find leading lady for Carlisle panto

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August 30, 2014
Open audition to find leading lady for Carlisle panto

Robbie Dee, seen here last year with   Kayleigh MacRae, will again be in the Christmas showBudding stage stars have just days left to prepare to become part of this year’s Carlisle pantomime.
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Carlisle yob lunged at man with knife

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August 30, 2014

A yob who lunged at a man with a knife has avoided jail.
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Plans for £10bn reactor in Cumbria get ‘positive response’

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August 30, 2014

The group hoping to build a new nuclear reactor in west Cumbria say the responses to its plans have been “almost universally positive”.
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Racially abused man attacked men in Cumbrian street

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August 30, 2014

A Polish man living in Maryport kicked and punched two men in the street after they subjected him to racial abuse, a court heard.
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Cumbrian man back in jail after breaching restraining order

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August 30, 2014

A son who was jailed for harassing his own mum has found himself back behind bars after he breached his restraining order against her – just a day after being released.
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Young woman rescued after leg injury at waterfall in the Howgills

A YOUNG female was helped down from a local waterfall after injuring her leg while on a Duke of Edinburgh expedition.
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Lake District mountain team hails 16-hour rescue effort in ‘appalling’ conditions

A LAKE District mountain rescue team has praised the 'massive effort' to find two walkers in 'appalling' weather conditions.
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