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Northern: Commuter protest against 'unreliable' rail firm

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/05/2019 - 19:37
Commuters gather outside a city centre railway station to protest against Northern's service.
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Jury discharged in Carlisle car wash slavery trial

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 11:45
Three men had been accused of forcing Romanians to work long hours for low pay in Carlisle.
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Northern transport spending £527 per person less than London

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 04:04
London's transport spending is two-and-a-half times more per head than the North's, figures show.
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General election 2019: England's hidden divides

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 01:13
This North-South divide is often cited by politicians, but it is by no means the only regional divide.
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John MacMillan death: Barrow man killed by his son after hospital error

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:06
John MacMillan, 70, was found with serious chest and throat injuries at a house in Cumbria.
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Keswick School's finance chief jailed for £188,000 theft

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 13:40
Ghislain Smithson used the money to fund a "luxury lifestyle" including a Caribbean holiday.
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Find out who your team drew in FA Cup third round

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 20:00
Liverpool will host Everton in the third round of the FA Cup, while Championship leaders Leeds United will travel to Arsenal.
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Man climbs Scafell Pike with rowing machine for charity

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 12/01/2019 - 12:55
Bradley Thornton, from Lincoln, has raised more than £10,000 in memory of a friend who took his own life.
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Kendal assaults on girl and woman linked by police

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 12/01/2019 - 11:35
A man threatened a teenager with a knife and put his hand over a woman's mouth in Kendal, police say.
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The 'reluctant activist' from Cumbria

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 12/01/2019 - 00:46
What prompted former firefighters and police, GPs and librarians to join Extinction Rebellion protests?
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Forest Green Rovers 2-2 Carlisle United

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 17:50
Forest Green force a second-round FA Cup replay after holding Carlisle United in an entertaining draw at the New Lawn.
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Maidenhead United 0-4 Barrow

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 17:27
Barrow march on at the top of the National League after thrashing Maidenhead at York Road.
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Barrow would be 'killed' by barrage bridge to Heysham

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 15:00
Councillors disagree over whether the barrage would "kill" Barrow or encourage tourism.
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Callie Lewis: Suicide after 'gross failure' by healthcare trust

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 18:12
Multiple failings by a hospital trust contributed to the death of a woman with autism, a jury finds.
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Wigton stabbings: Knifeman Richard Moulton jailed

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 13:35
A judge describes Richard Moulton's rampage as "life-threatening, entirely random violence".
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General election 2019: Labour to launch 'regional manifestos' in England

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 22:31
The party vows an "investment blitz" for transport, housing and jobs but the Tories say it is a "distraction".
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Gavin Skelton: Carlisle United assistant head coach signs contract extension

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 14:57
Assistant head coach Gavin Skelton signs a contract extension to stay with League Two strugglers Carlisle United until 2021.
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Allerdale bin collection woes blamed on 'data inaccuracy'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 14:51
FCC Environment says the contract it was re-tendered by the council was "fundamentally flawed".
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General election 2019: Labour promises to plant two billion trees by 2040

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 00:58
The party will set out its £3.7bn "plan for nature" on Thursday, including creating 10 new national parks.
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Tata Steel: 1,000 UK jobs to go amid worldwide cuts

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 19:23
Two-thirds of the job losses will be management and office-based roles, the firm says.
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