'Longtown was my father and my father was Longtown'

 

Cumbrian primary school celebrates "outstanding" Ofsted success

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Packets of Smarties help Cumbrian school buy life-saving defibrillator

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Plans revealed to transform Bitts Park lodge in the wake of floods

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'Lost' Banksy painting restored in Carlisle

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Six months of roadworks for Cumbrian town centre

Wigton Aspatria Silloth
 

Two homes for the price of one

Through the keyhole
 

"James Bond" Aston Martin bought by Cumbrian peer sells for £560k

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New headteacher's thanks for school's warm welcome

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Huge investment on the cards for Cumbrian town centre facelift

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Exciting vision for Carlisle Cathedral on brink of reality

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Improving our roads - especially the A595, A69 and A66
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Getting flights from Carlisle Airport off the ground
30.3 %
 
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Drop in number of BBC Radio Cumbria listeners

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Badger cull not ruled out in fight to tackle bovine TB outbreak in Cumbria

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Back to 1971 and 1986 for more pictures from The Cumberland News' archives
The Roman cavalry display in Bitts Park, Carlisle. Turma, Latin for "swarm, squadron", was a cavalry unit in the Roman army of the Republic and Empire
Community Heroes Awards saw heroics in all of their forms recognised – from those who have gone to amazing lengths to support loved ones to others who have inspired many with their courage.
Action and fan pictures from Carlisle Utd's trip to Exeter in the League Two play-offs semi-final second leg. Exeter won on aggregate.
Images from 1972, 1974, 1976 and 1983 in this week's from our archives selection
Back to 1974, 1980 and 1983 for this week's pictures from our archives. Do you recognise anybody?
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