News archive from 16 November 2013, page 8

Man snuck into Carlisle house while baby slept upstairs to try and steal bus fare

A MAN snuck into a house while a baby slept upstairs after getting so drunk he missed the last bus home. Andrew Phillips met pals in Carlisle and downed eight or nine pints of lager after losing his job. But he missed the last bus back to Longtown,...

 
Paedophile faces lengthy jail sentence

Paedophile faces lengthy jail sentence

Buy photos » Paedophile Kelvin Cyphus faces a lengthy jail sentence. (s) A PAEDOPHILE from Leamington who raped an 11-year-old girl after befriending her and enticing her back to his Leamington home is facing a lengthy prison sentence. Kelvin Cyphus...

 
Cumbrian care home criticised over standards

Cumbrian care home criticised over standards

ANOTHER care home in north Cumbria has been criticised for failing to meet basic targets. Criticised by the CQC: Cold Springs Park Residential Care Home, Penrith, has been ordered to taken action on certain areas Cold Springs Park Residential Home has...

 

£800,000 to reduce Whitehaven sewer flooding

AN £800,000 project to ease sewer flooding in part of Whitehaven will get underway next week. United Utilities will spend the next five months increasing the capacity of sewers in Mirehouse. The work will take place behind the church and the library,...

 

Shinji could have been mine! Mourinho reveals Kagawa almost joined Madrid... but Japan ace didn't want to...

Jose Mourinho revealed he tried to sign Shinji Kagawa from Borussia Dortmund while manager at Real Madrid - only for the Japanese playmaker to choose Manchester United instead. Two-time Bundesliga Player of the Year Kagawa helped Dortmund to their...

Daily Mail, 11:08 in Sport
 

Cumbrian Police to advertise for new chief constable

CUMBRIA’S police force is poised to advertise for a permanent chief constable in the New Year. The county’s crime commissioner Richard Rhodes said advertisements are set to be placed in January for someone to take on the long-term role of the county’s...

 

Monreal full of praise for Arsenal stars Ozil and Cazorla as Spaniard sets sights on World Cup place

Nacho Monreal has hailed Arsenal 'stars' Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla as the Gunners chase their first Premier League title in a decade. He said the dramatic £42million deadline day move from Real Madrid caught him by surprise but added he was 'proud'...

Daily Mail, 11:08 in Sport
 

Carlisle Pink Ladies raise cancer cash

HUNDREDS of hopelessly devoted Grease fans got glammed up for a night of song and dance as the Pink Ladies partied in force. Title Author Copyright Description It may not have been a summer night but Carlisle’s Sands Centre was packed out for the...

 

Go-ahead for 70 new homes in Carlisle

THE go-ahead has been given to transform a derelict former dairy into a major housing scheme. Nearly 70 homes are to be built on the redundant industrial plot in Holywell Crescent, Botcherby. Carlisle City Council’s development control committee...

 
MP Jamie Reed takes £90m hospital up to highest point

MP Jamie Reed takes £90m hospital up to highest point

WIELDING a giant spanner, Copeland MP Jamie Reed turned the last bolt to complete work on the highest point of the new West Cumberland Hospital. Top of the tree: MP Jamie Reed tightens the last bolt and plants a tree at the ceremony. Right, Ian...

 

Accused ex-Cumbrian policeman says he shared information to help tackle crime

A RETIRED police inspector says he shared sensitive information about workers at a manufacturing firm to “help tackle crime”. George Nevins took to the witness stand to explain the series of phone calls he had with his former colleague and close...

 
Virgin denies rail cuts have resulted in dangerous service in Carlisle

Virgin denies rail cuts have resulted in dangerous service in Carlisle

VIRGIN Trains denies claims that staffing levels at Carlisle and Penrith railway stations have left passengers with an “inadequate and potentially dangerous” service. Craig Johnston: We don’t believe they have enough staff The RMT rail union says that...

 
Carlisle mother says hospital failed to ensure safety of suicidal daughter

Carlisle mother says hospital failed to ensure safety of suicidal daughter

A HEARTBROKEN mother has heard how staff at a hospital failed to ensure her daughter’s safety in the days before she took a fatal overdose. Nadia Gouch: Haunted by sex abuse memories Nadia Gouch, 25, was a talented amateur actress who was haunted by...

 

Accused ex-officer passed on information about work colleagues to police

A RETIRED police inspector says he shared sensitive information about workers at a manufacturing firm to “help tackle crime”. George Nevins took to the witness stand to explain the series of phone calls he had with his former colleague and close...

 
Carlisle cannabis dealer got knuckle duster off friend at Ronan Keating concert

Carlisle cannabis dealer got knuckle duster off friend at Ronan Keating concert

A CANNABIS dealer caught with a knuckle duster given to him at a Ronan Keating concert has been jailed. Racecourse gig: Christopher McLaughlin said he was given the knuckle duster by a friend at a Ronan Keating concert Christopher McLaughlin was...

 


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