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Cumbria's TV action girl who has been all over the world

Helen Skelton photo If you’re going for a world record you’d better bring stubbornness. Determination too. All those words that mean persisting when the world says you’ll fail. Persisting because the world says you’ll fail.

Last updated 13 August 2010
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Make use of Cumbrian dialect - or lose it

Ted Relph photo Scrow. Dookers. Jiggered. These words are so rich and expressive their standard English counterparts (mess, swimming trunks, tired) sound bland in comparison. (11 comments)

Last updated 13 August 2010
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Former Carlisle store boss has no plans to take it easy

Victoria Farley photo On her second last day at work Victoria Farley places her bulging filofax on the table, sips a cappuccino and is soon reminiscing about her relatively short but fruitful time here at Hoopers.

Last updated 6 August 2010
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Are Cumbria's first-time buyers being priced out of existence?

Story Crindledyke photo New houses are springing up from Brampton to Frizington and if property tycoon Fred Story gets his way another 875 are going to be built just north of Carlisle. (2 comments)

Last updated 6 August 2010
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Cumbrian man's job that is all about conservation

Lee Beach photo As the distinctive bright yellow eyes stare inquisitively out through the black patches of fur it’s easy to see why Lee Beach has such a fascination for ring-tailed lemurs.

Last updated 30 July 2010
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Who is going to speak up for Cumbria now?

Tony Goddard photo We may look back on the past decade as a golden age. Tens of millions of pounds poured into Cumbria for big public projects and help for businesses, large and small.

Last updated 30 July 2010
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How Cumbria is leading the shake-up of the NHS

Health photo Major changes announced this week have paved the way for arguably the biggest shake-up of the NHS since its formation in 1948.

Last updated 25 July 2010
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Eden Valley well on road to being a Big Society

Noticeboard photo When David Cameron first announced his Big Society philosophy during the general election campaign it failed to catch fire.

Last updated 25 July 2010
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Cumbrian author aiming to set Edinburgh Fringe alight with musical drama

Keith Baty photo Among the 2,500-odd shows at the Edinburgh Fringe next month, a new superhero will be making his first appearance.

Last updated 23 July 2010
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Cumbria man's tribute to troops of World War Two

Dalston man Jeep photo It’s amazing what you can find squirrelled away among the country roads of Cumbria. Apart from squirrels.

Last updated 16 July 2010
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I am not a hero, I was just doing my job, says Battle of Britain ace

Roger Morewood photo Summer 1940. Hundreds of thousands of allied soldiers have been evacuated from the blood-soaked beaches at Dunkirk during Operation Dynamo.

Last updated 9 July 2010
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Carlisle Leisure boss does not intend to stand still in retirement

Jim Douglas photo You are 26 years old. You have just become the fastest Briton ever to run 1,500 metres. You are ready for a starring role at the Olympic Games.

Last updated 9 July 2010
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Aiming to turn Carlisle into a thriving 21st century city

Roger Liddle photo Seven years as Prime Minister Tony Blair’s special advisor on Europe. Three years advising the president of the European Commission. Then Roger Liddle came home.

Last updated 2 July 2010
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Roger Robson: Wrestling with words

Roger Robson photo There’s the wrestling. Yes; of course there’s the wrestling. As The Cumberland News’s Cumberland wrestling correspondent since 1978, Roger Robson has written more than 1,600 columns on the sport in which he excelled as both combatant and coach.

Last updated 2 July 2010
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Nowhere is community stronger than in Cumbria

Frank Judd photo Frank Judd, who has campaigned for social justice in a career spanning some 50 years, praises the strength and spirit shown by Cumbrians following recent traumatic events

Last updated 29 June 2010
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Harsh truth behind Cumbrian image of a rural idyll?

rural001 Rural Cumbria is not all daffodils and Beatrix Potter. From unemployment and diminishing services to unaffordable housing and even ill health, it suffers some of the worst social problems in England, according to a new report.

Last updated 28 June 2010
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What next for the Bishop of Carlisle's Rose Castle?

Rose Castle photo Rose Castle, present-day, is picture perfect.

Last updated 25 June 2010
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Saving souls in Carlisle

pastor1001 Saturday night and the final whistle sounds on England’s opening World Cup match. It’s the busiest night out in Carlisle for years.

Last updated 18 June 2010
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Cumbria’s World Cup winners and losers

englandfans111 Wayne Rooney. Lionel Messi. Tanya Sessford. While Rooney and Messi are among those hoping to lift the trophy in Johannesburg on July 11, Tanya Sessford is already a World Cup winner.

Last updated 11 June 2010
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Money has not changed me insists Edinburgh Woollen Mill boss

Philip Day photo Philip Day prises open the plastic wrapper, pulls out the woollen jumper, and carries it to the sink. He fills a glass with water, and pours it down the garment’s left arm.

Last updated 4 June 2010
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