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Curfew for man who tried to live in flat while banned

Curfew for man who tried to live in flat while banned

An Egremont man was given an overnight curfew after he breached a restraining order and tried to live in a property he was banned from. Michael Shaun Fleming, 42, of Main Street, appeared before magistrates in Workington on Tuesday. He pleaded guilty...

18 min. ago in Regional North West
 
New roundabout planned on Workington main road

New roundabout planned on Workington main road

A new roundabout is planned on a main road in Workington. Cumbria County Council will install the mini roundabout at the junction of Harrington Road and Vulcans Lane. It is part of a wider scheme to increase road safety and reduce collisions in the...

39 min. ago in Regional North West
 
Appeal for dog walker to come forward as part of investigation into serious sexual assault in Carlisle city centre

Appeal for dog walker to come forward as part of investigation into serious sexual assault in Carlisle city...

Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in Carlisle city centre are appealing for a woman who was walking her dog in the area at the time of the attack to come forward. Officers are continuing to investigate the incident which happened late...

today, 10:17 in Regional North West
 

Panini World Cup sticker bus tour coming to Carlisle

One of the most exciting things about the build-up to a World Cup is trying to fill the accompanying Panini sticker album. A household name for decades, people across the country go mad to complete their collections. Panini, a brand synonymous with...

today, 09:52 in Regional North West
 

Cumbria sees rise in number of reported rapes

A REPORT released today has revealed an 11 per cent rise in the number of rapes reported in Cumbria. The annual Rape Monitoring Group Report, carried out by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICRFS), analysed...

today, 09:38 in Regional North West
 

It's no yolk: Cafe in Cumbria sparks debate after admitting it ships eggs in 'pre-poached'

WOULD you whisk pre-cooking your eggs to save time? One cafe has been criticised by customers after running out of pre-cooked poached variety. When Kelly McKibbin popped into the cafe at Morrisons in Barrow last week she was looking forward to dipping...

today, 08:10 in Regional North West
 
Cumbrian GP says practices being forced to turn patients away except for emergencies

Cumbrian GP says practices being forced to turn patients away except for emergencies

A Cumbrian GP says a shortage of doctors left her practice struggling to see patients for anything other than urgent appointments. A new national survey has found that many surgeries have had to reject those requesting routine appointments. The...

today, 08:10 in Regional North West
 
Firefighters work through night to tackle large barn blaze

Firefighters work through night to tackle large barn blaze

Firefighters have worked through the night to tackle a large barn blaze. The alarm was raised about 6.15pm yesterday when crews discovered two barns - about 50m by 100m - were on fire. A crew from Maryport was initially called to the fire in Crosshow...

today, 07:47 in Regional North West
 

Woman launches Carlisle's first Death Café

Welcome to a café with a difference. Coffee, cake... and death. This week Carlisle will host its first Death Café. This is a global movement founded in 2011. There are now about 6,000 Death Cafés taking place in more than 50 countries. The idea is for...

today, 07:24 in Regional North West
 

Cumbrian patients left stranded in hospital due to lack of care services

Lack of home care and residential places are leaving patients stranded in Cumbrian hospitals. Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found that some people are experiencing "long delays". The national watchdog recently carried out...

yesterday, 19:17 in Regional North West
 
Cumbrian councillor speaks out about daughter's battle with anorexia

Cumbrian councillor speaks out about daughter's battle with anorexia

A Cumbrian councillor has revealed his daughter almost took her own life during a long battle with anorexia and bulimia. Phil Dew has welcomed efforts to improve services for those with eating disorders, many of who have historically faced long waits...

yesterday, 18:34 in Regional North West
 
Man who fired sawn-off shotgun during drive-by shooting jailed

Man who fired sawn-off shotgun during drive-by shooting jailed

A man who fired a sawn-off shotgun during a drive-by shooting on a residential Whitehaven street has been jailed for eight years. Curtis Kirkbride, 28, discharged the weapon, once, into a Land Rover windscreen after he and an accomplice rode up and...

yesterday, 17:11 in Regional North West
 
Double boost for Carlisle as global firm eyes up city hotel

Double boost for Carlisle as global firm eyes up city hotel

Not one, but two Carlisle hotels are set to take on a new lease of life. The County Hotel, in Botchergate, is set to be transformed into the city's first Holiday Inn Express. Planning permission and listed building consent has been granted to upgrade...

yesterday, 17:11 in Regional North West
 

High Hesket school adds yoga to the curriculum

Children at a village primary school have been exercising better, learning better and feeling better – thanks to an ancient Indian art. Now High Hesket Church of England School is to become Cumbria's first officially accredited "Mini Me...

yesterday, 17:11 in Regional North West
 
Multi-million pound bid to revamp Whitehaven Sports Centre

Multi-million pound bid to revamp Whitehaven Sports Centre

More than £2 million could be invested in Whitehaven Sports Centre as plans for a major revamp are revealed. Copeland Council, working with Greenwich Leisure Ltd, is hoping to provide a "one stop shop for sporting, leisure, health and cultural...

yesterday, 16:55 in Regional North West
 


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