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Crowds flocked to annual Dalston Show

THEY might have been poles apart in years, but a 91-year-old and a two-year-old had one thing in common at Dalston Show - a love of tractors. Joe Dixon, from Armathwaite, loves showing off his beloved vintage tractors and little Joey Scott has a...

today, 12:35 in Regional North West
 

Students from Cumbria celebrate A-level results

Matty Watson has celebrated coming of age by picking up better than expected exam results -and has a bright future ahead of him as he starts an apprenticeship next month. Matty turned 18 yesterday. He joined fellow sixth formers at Caldew School,...

today, 10:12 in Regional North West
 

Stunning murals brighten up Carlisle railway station

Carlisle's most artistic family is brightening up the city again. In the past few years Paul and Tina Leith and their daughter Lydia Leith have painted several public murals. Now they have created three more in their signature sunny style. One is in...

today, 09:30 in Regional North West
 

Paralysed swan is rescued by Carlisle vets

VETS are used to treating cats and dogs, but a Carlisle practice has been treating a more unusual patient - a swan. The bird, an adult female, was brought to the Falcon Veterinary Practice on London Road after she had been discovered injured near...

yesterday, 17:43 in Regional North West
 

Man hurls homophobic abuse on train between London and Penrith

A PASSENGER was subjected to homophobic abuse on a train from London to Penrith. The incident took place on July 13, between 6.15pm and 6.47pm on the train between Euston and Edinburgh. Officers from British Transport Police have released a CCTV image...

yesterday, 15:47 in Regional North West
 

Brampton Community Centre plans shattered as deal to acquire school buildings fall through

Plans to secure the future of Brampton Community Centre have been shattered, leaving the trust that runs it looking for another way to find hundreds of thousands of pounds. Brampton and Beyond Community Trust has been told it will not longer be able...

Tuesday, 12:59 in Regional North West
 

Roadworks causing delays on major route in and out of Carlisle have been extended

Motorists are set to endure more delays on their commutes as roadworks on a major route in and out of Carlisle have been extended. Engineers from Northern Gas Networks (NGN) have been carrying out repairs to pipes on the A595 at Cardewlees following a...

Monday, 07:59 in Regional North West
 

Staff at Carlisle’s closure-threatened House of Fraser given fresh hope

Staff at Carlisle’s closure-threatened House of Fraser store have been given fresh hope after the firm was sold – just hours after going into administration. Sports Direct, owned by the billionaire businessman Mike Ashley, acquired the high street...

Sunday, 07:28 in Regional North West
 

Roadworks causing delays on major Carlisle route have been extended

Motorists are set to endure more chaos on their commutes as roadworks on a major route in and out of Carlisle have been extended. Engineers from Northern Gas Networks (NGN) have been carrying out repairs to pipes on the A595 at Cardewlees following a...

Saturday, 17:33 in Regional North West
 

New home of Appleby Show proved instant hit with visitors

The new home of one of Cumbria’s smallest traditional shows proved an instant hit with visitors. Set against the stunning backdrop of the sun-dappled north Pennines, families who flocked to Appleby Show gave it the thumbs up. Praise was heaped on...

Saturday, 12:37 in Regional North West
 

How the age of steam trains ended with a journey to Carlisle

The sight of a train crew signing autographs and people climbing signal pylons for a better view suggests this was no ordinary journey. Rail enthusiast Brian Irwin recalls the scene at Carlisle Station: "They ran out of platform tickets - they...

Saturday, 08:50 in Regional North West
 

Carlisle aims to develop one of UK's fastest growing economies as it joins Key Cities group

Carlisle is aiming to develop one of the UK’s fastest growing economies as it links-up with an exclusive group of cities. As a new member of the Key Cities alliance, the city’s council chief says it will be “placed in a shop window” on both a national...

Saturday, 07:48 in Regional North West
 

Cumbrian mum hopes Max's Law will mean her children don't suffer the heartbreak she did

A mother whose son died because a life-saving heart transplant didn’t come soon enough hopes her family will not have go through the same heartbreak she did. The Government has announced it is proposing to bring in a new law which could save up to 700...

10 August 2018 in Regional North West
 

House of Malt to move to landmark Carlisle site

A glass floor, chandeliers and a dedicated tasting room are on the cards for a specialist whisky shop which is moving to a landmark site. Spirits are high at House of Malt on Crosby Street in Carlisle city centre after it announced plans to move to a...

10 August 2018 in Regional North West
 

Carlisle 'garden village' consultation ends

Today marks the end of a consultation into a key Carlisle development which could create up to 10,000 new homes. Over the past six weeks local people were asked to have their say on a draft vision for St Cuthbert's Garden Village. The project is...

10 August 2018 in Regional North West
 
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