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Carlisle's Scottish squash coach Paul Bell honoured by Cumbria University

CARLISLE squash supremo Paul Bell has paid tribute to his home city and to the University of Cumbria for bringing a new era to it. Paul, who coaches the Scottish national squad, is the latest to be awarded an honorary fellowship by the University of...

16 min. ago in Regional North West
 
Motorists warned of delays on main road near Carlisle after 41-tonne crane crash

Motorists warned of delays on main road near Carlisle after 41-tonne crane crash

Motorists are being warned to expect delays on a main road north of Carlisle for much of the day after a crash involving a 41-tonne crane. The incident happened last night shortly before 6pm and saw the crane leave the road and get trapped in a road...

23 min. ago in Regional North West
 

WITH VIDEO: River levels high as Cumbria on alert for more potential flooding

Communities across Cumbria are still feeling the effects of flooding with high river levels today causing further concern. Schools and roads continue to be affected today, after heavy rain caused chaos yesterday. Water has risen at Eden Bridge and...

23 min. ago in Regional North West
 

Floods: Carlisle Cricket Club ispreparing for the worst

The impact of Storm Desmond was devastating, and Carlisle Cricket Club is making flood preparations yet again. With the River Eden just feet away from breaking point, the club is hoping for an end to the relentless rain. However, it was not only...

26 min. ago in Regional North West
 
UPDATE: Striking Sellafield workers call off pickets this morning to ease congestion

UPDATE: Striking Sellafield workers call off pickets this morning to ease congestion

Striking Sellafield workers called off their pickets this morning to help ease traffic congestion caused by atrocious weather. More than 1,100 members of the union Unite walked out yesterday morning as part of a 24-hour-strike. They were due back on...

today, 13:40 in Regional North West
 
Sentencing of football agent who caused fatal M6 crash is delayed

Sentencing of football agent who caused fatal M6 crash is delayed

The sentencing of a top-flight football agent who was convicted of causing death and serious injury by dangerous driving has been delayed. Peter Morrison, 37, lost control of his Mercedes ML 4x4 on the M6 near Shap. His car ploughed into the hard...

today, 12:53 in Regional North West
 

Police in Cumbria crack down on 'controlling behaviour' with new law

NEW powers to tackle anyone who exhibits controlling behaviour towards their partner are being used more frequently by police in Cumbria. Officers on the force deployed the law on controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate relationship to charge...

today, 11:45 in Regional North West
 
VIDEO: Cumbria floods feature on BBC's Victoria Derbyshire show

VIDEO: Cumbria floods feature on BBC's Victoria Derbyshire show

THE lack of preparation and prevention for this week's floods in Cumbria has been the topic of a popular BBC News programme. The Mail reporter Amy Fenton was interviewed live on TV by Victoria Derbyshire this morning about the impact of the torrential...

today, 11:33 in Regional North West
 
Met Office issues ice warning for Cumbria

Met Office issues ice warning for Cumbria

Mother Nature is set to pile yet more misery on Cumbria with the county being told to brace itself for ice. The Met Office has issued an ice warning which is due to come into effect at 6pm tonight. The yellow warning ceases at 10am tomorrow morning. A...

today, 11:33 in Regional North West
 
Where are flood alerts and warnings in place for Cumbria (November 23)?

Where are flood alerts and warnings in place for Cumbria (November 23)?

Residents in Cumbria are being told to brace themselves for more potential flooding today as flood warnings and alerts remain in place across the county. Although today is expected to be drier than yesterday, several flood alerts and warnings from the...

today, 11:33 in Regional North West
 
Keswick Christmas lights switch-on - everything you need to know

Keswick Christmas lights switch-on - everything you need to know

Keswick will switch-on its Christmas lights on Friday, November 24. Internet stars springer spaniels Max and Paddy will be guests of honour. A Christmas food and gift fayre will take place between 10am and 7pm. Entertainment will include performances...

today, 11:21 in Regional North West
 
UPDATE: Striking Sellafield workers call of pickets this morning to ease congestion

UPDATE: Striking Sellafield workers call of pickets this morning to ease congestion

Striking Sellafield workers called off their pickets this morning to help ease traffic congestion caused by atrocious weather. More than 1,100 members of the union Unite walked out yesterday morning as part of a 24-hour-strike. They were due back on...

today, 11:21 in Regional North West
 

WITH VIDEO: River levels high as Cumbria on alert for more potential flooding

Schools and roads continue to be affected this morning, after heavy rain caused chaos across Cumbria. Heavy rain and even hail continues to batter parts of the county, prompting police to issue a warning to motorists to take care. Three road traffic...

today, 11:21 in Regional North West
 
UPDATE: Striking Sellafield workers call of pickets this morning to ease congestion

UPDATE: Striking Sellafield workers call of pickets this morning to ease congestion

Striking Sellafield workers called off their pickets this morning to help ease traffic congestion caused by atrocious weather. More than 1,100 members of the union Unite walked out yesterday morning as part of a 24-hour-strike. They were due back on...

today, 11:14 in Regional North West
 
Where are flood alerts and warnings in place for Cumbria?

Where are flood alerts and warnings in place for Cumbria?

Residents in Cumbria are being told to brace themselves for more potential flooding today as flood warnings and alerts remain in place across the county. Although today is expected to be drier than yesterday, several flood alerts and warnings from the...

today, 10:59 in Regional North West
 


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