Cumbria

Coronavirus: Cumbria leisure centres being turned into hospitals

Cumbria BBC 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

Cumbria BBC 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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Coronavirus: Workers at Sellafield 'put at risk'

Cumbria BBC 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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Thomas Becket: Alpine ice sheds light on medieval murder

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 05:06
Ancient air pollution, trapped in ice, reveals details about life and death in 12th Century Britain.
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Coronavirus: Six months before UK 'returns to normal' - deputy chief medical officer

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 03/29/2020 - 20:42
The UK faces reviews of measures every three weeks for six months or more, says deputy chief medical officer.
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Man charged over police officer spit attack in Carlisle

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 03/28/2020 - 14:57
Police said officers were spat at after being called out to an incident at a hostel in Carlisle.
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Coronavirus: Testing rolled out for frontline NHS staff

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 03/28/2020 - 14:12
It comes as the number of people who have died with the virus in the UK rose by 260 to 1,019 on Saturday.
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The companies that need workers

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 22:00
Out of work? These companies need workers right now.
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Coronavirus: Outdoors enthusiast finds fitness in his back yard.

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 19:28
Outdoors enthusiast Rory Southworth is finding fitness in his back yard during the outbreak.
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Coronavirus: Lake District ban for caravans and camper vans

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 16:40
Cumbria Police say people "on holiday" in the vehicles will be "advised to go home".
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Coronavirus: How long can I exercise for each day? And other questions

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 15:22
Can I travel somewhere to exercise, are loss of taste and smell symptoms, and other questions answered.
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Coronavirus: NHS asks vets to donate animal ventilators

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 14:55
Experts say they can be modified to treat people suffering with coronavirus.
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Appleby Horse Fair cancelled over coronavirus outbreak

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 12:03
The annual event is Europe's largest Gypsy and traveller gathering, attracting about 40,000 visitors.
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Coronavirus: New Tube restrictions to stop non-essential journeys

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 11:43
London mayor Sadiq Khan said the number of Tube passengers fell by a third on Wednesday.
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Coronavirus symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 09:44
The virus is spreading around the world, but what is it and what are the symptoms?
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Coronavirus: What's the risk to young people?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 00:40
An 18-year-old has died of coronavirus in England. Are young people at risk from the virus?
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Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 18:56
Everybody should be avoiding non-essential contact, and you should stay at home wherever possible.
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Coronavirus in UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 18:45
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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Seascale driver's carelessness blamed on hiccup tiredness

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 17:17
He was seen slumped on the steering wheel, swerving across the road and clipping another car.
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Coronavirus: What are the new restrictions and why are they needed?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 16:16
The new measures will see shops closed and groups dispersed in order to fight coronavirus.
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