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Maternity units 'too defensive' and failing to learn from mistakes

Cumbria BBC 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

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 11:29
A first test flight has been carried out in the Lake District.
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Jet suit paramedic tested in the Lake District 'could save lives'

Cumbria BBC 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

Cumbria BBC 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'

Cumbria BBC 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

Cumbria BBC 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

Cumbria BBC 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

Cumbria BBC 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

Cumbria BBC 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?

Cumbria BBC 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

Cumbria BBC 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

Cumbria BBC 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

Cumbria BBC 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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Workington dangerous driver jailed after killing puppy

Cumbria BBC 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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Covid-19: What has it meant for the 'busiest' trains?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 13:58
Data for autumn 2019 shows 22% of passengers into London were standing. That was before Covid-19 struck.
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Coronavirus infection: Is there a North-South divide in England?

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 01:17
Half of people in northern England are facing additional restrictions - but no-one in the South.
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Coronavirus: Delays to trials 'prolong trauma' for victims

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 00:16
One woman says she has "not been able to properly live" while her accused waits to stand trial.
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Covid-19 restrictions: 'South Asian weddings should have 400 guests - not 15'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 00:14
British Asian weddings are traditionally lavish affairs that tend to have hundreds of guests.
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Coronavirus: Working from home 'costs central London £2.3bn'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 00:13
More than £500m per month was lost to businesses who rely on office workers, research suggests.
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Daniel English: Driver jailed for crashing into man in Carlisle

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 15:16
Daniel English ran over Darren Read "without braking or swerving" during a feud between two couples.
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