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Special prayer vigil for Manchester terror attack victims to be held as election hustings cancelled

A planned general election hustings which was set to go ahead tonight has been cancelled amid a halt to all campaigning in light of the tragic Manchester terror attack. Candidates battling for the Barrow and Furness seat had been due to debate key issues

today, 16:51 in Regional North West
 

Cumbria school forced to close off access to grounds following spate of "mindless" vandalism

School bosses say they have been forced to close off access to the site out of hours because of a spate of "mindless" crimes. Beacon Hill Community School, Aspatria, has been the victim of several attacks in recent weeks including windows...

today, 09:59 in Regional North West
 

Ukip local chairman quits amid 'vote Tory' comment backlash

A Ukip councillor who controversially endorsed Workington’s Conservative candidate instead of his own party’s prospective MP has resigned as chairman of the local branch. But David Wilson, who represents Aspatria on Allerdale council, has insisted he wil

today, 08:52 in Regional North West
 

Cumbria school forced to close off access to ground following spate of "mindless" vandalism

School bosses say they have been forced to close off access to the site out of hours because of a spate of "mindless" crimes. Beacon Hill Community School, Aspatria, has been the victim of several attacks in recent weeks including windows...

today, 08:52 in Regional North West
 

Top Conservative minister visits west Cumbria on election trail

A factory became the focus of the election trail as the woman who stood against Theresa May for leadership of the Conservatives visited Cumbria. Andrea Leadsom, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, was at The Lake District Creamery

yesterday, 18:35 in Regional North West
 

Top Conservative minister visits Aspatria factory

A factory became the focus of the election trail as the woman who stood against Theresa May for leadership of the Conservatives visited Cumbria. Andrea Leadsom, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, was at The Lake District Creamery

yesterday, 18:05 in Regional North West
 

Changes to bin collections in Carlisle

Carlisle council is changing its refuse collections next week, due to the bank holiday. Residents who would normally see their bins, or gull-proof sacks and kerbside recycling collected on Monday (May 29) will have it collected on Tuesday. Collections du

yesterday, 18:05 in Regional North West
 

Cumbria urged to do its bit for Roman wall

FRESH calls are being made for more investment on the Cumbrian length of Hadrian’s Wall to improve access to the world-renowned destination. Wall Together wants councils and tourism organisations to show more enthusiasm and to invest in the Roman landmar

yesterday, 09:19 in Regional North West
 

Candidates face hustings as election nears

HUSTINGS are to take place as a constituency's parliamentary candidates go head-to-head before the general election. All five candidates for the Barrow and Furness seat will appear at events to be held this week. Labour co-operative John Woodcock, Conser

yesterday, 09:01 in Regional North West
 

Carlisle woman who lost soldier husband attends Buckingham Palace party alongside Princes William and Harry...

The family of a Cumbrian soldier who was shot while serving with the army in Northern Ireland were special guests at a Royal garden party organised by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Dylan Green, 16, and mum Carolyne, 43, from Dalston, were invited to

Sunday, 14:44 in Regional North West
 

Plans for £1.8m sports hall at Carlisle's largest school get green light

THE leaders of Carlisle's biggest school say they are delighted that city planners have backed their flood fightback bid for a new £1.8m sports hall. Carlisle City Council has granted Trinity School permission to build the hall in a new location on its s

Sunday, 08:05 in Regional North West
 

Council's protest over "ludicrous" Carlisle cycle track and traffic lights plan

A scheme to make traffic drive under a bridge near a busy bypass junction in single file so a cycle path can be built is "ludicrous" and will cause chaos, say parish council leaders. Rob Graham, chairman of Kingmoor Parish Council, is...

Saturday, 08:01 in Regional North West
 

General Election survey: Which issues are most important to you?

Tell us what's important to you and your family - complete our Cumbria-wide election survey. From the results we will compile a Manifesto for Cumbria that we will present to the political parties for their reaction. The survey closes at 12noon on Tuesday

Saturday, 07:07 in Regional North West
 

General Election survey: What issues are most important to you?

Tell us what's important to you and your family - complete our Cumbria-wide election survey. From the results we will compile a Manifesto for Cumbria that we will present to the political parties for their reaction. The survey closes at 12noon on Tuesday

Saturday, 06:25 in Regional North West
 

The Cumberland News wins Weekly Newspaper of the Year title

THE Cumberland News has been named as the Weekly Newspaper of the Year. The title, owned by the CN Group, won the award at the Regional Press Awards in London today. It picked up the top title in the above 15,000 circulation category. In a double whammy,

Friday, 16:15 in Regional North West
 
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