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Sunday, 13 July 2014

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News round up

Hospitals takeover delayed over health inspectors’ patient fears

Jeremy Rushmer  photo A takeover of Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary is still on the cards, despite inspectors flagging up fresh patient safety concerns.

Last updated 11 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Treasures revealed in dig at north Cumbrian abbey

Abbey dig find photo A chess piece, a shoe sole and leather horse tack are the latest findings to have been uncovered at a north Cumbrian excavation.

Last updated 11 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbrian-made sausages so good even vegetarians eat them

mbsausages001 A pig farmer claims his free range sausages are so good they have been known to tempt vegetarians to change their diet.

Last updated 11 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Friends run 10 half marathons to raise cash for Eden Valley Hospice

Eden hospice runners photo A group of friends have handed over more than £11,000 to the Eden Valley Hospice after running 10 half-marathons in 10 months.

Last updated 11 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Community unites to help Cumbrian woman speak

Laura Oglanby photo A community has united in its efforts to raise money to help a 24-year-old woman who has never spoken a word in her life.

Last updated 11 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Carlisle Mayor's assistant retires after 40 years

Pamela Martin photo Carlisle’s mayor may change every year but one person has remained consistent for the past 40 years – until now.

Last updated 11 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Campaigners out in force against plans for wind turbine

Wind farm protest photo Campaigners turned out in force to help boost a fighting fund set up to protest at plans for a giant wind turbine.

Last updated 11 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Head's plea after vandals attack north Cumbrian school

Geoff Norman photo The headteacher of a primary school targeted by criminals has pleaded for them to think about their community.

Last updated 11 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbrian MP's mass independence protest scaled back

Rory Stewart photo A bid to get 100,000 people holding hands across the England-Scotland border in a protest against Scottish independence appears to have collapsed.

Last updated 4 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Brave Noah's grand entrance to fundraising gala dinner

Noah Wall photo Guests at a gala dinner got more than they expected after being presented with a book based on a young disabled boy’s life.

Last updated 4 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Archbishop Tutu backs plans for Carlisle bishop's castle

Sarah Snyder photo Archbishop Desmond Tutu has backed plans to transform Rose Castle into an international centre of reconciliation.

Last updated 27 June 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumberland Show secretary hands in notice

Lorraine Phillips photo The Cumberland Show is looking for a new secretary.

Last updated 27 June 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

'Bedroom tax' should be scrapped in Cumbria, says new report

James Newcome photo The 'bedroom tax' should be scrapped in Cumbria and controversial benefits cuts are costing the county £138 million a year. (85 comments)

Last updated 27 June 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Speed curb on cards for road outside Dalston schools

Suzanne Brown photo Campaigners are close to winning their long-running battle to get drivers to kill their speed outside two village schools – but the local lollipop man isn’t sure it will make the area safer.

Last updated 20 June 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Sad day as bulldozers move in to demolish Silloth social club

Silloth social club photo It was the end of an era as bulldozers moved in to begin the demolition of a popular social club.

Last updated 20 June 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Tories would 'rip out and skip' parking meters if they take control of Cumbria

James Airey photo Opponents to plans for on-street parking charges in Cumbria say the scheme is faltering and should be ditched. (3 comments)

Last updated 20 June 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbria county councillors reject allowances increase

Stewart Young photo County councillors have knocked back a proposed increase to their own allowances – instead opting to implement a series of cuts in payments.

Last updated 20 June 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Live music and theatre at Stepping Stones festival

Stepping Stones photo The fun of live music and theatre has been shared with a new generation as part of a north Cumbrian festival.

Last updated 17 June 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

TV's Fiona Bruce finds den of antiquity at north Cumbrian castle

Antiques Roadshow photo Historic items once belonging to nobility made their way home to be valued in front of more than 1,000 people as the Antiques Roadshow rolled into Cumbria.

Last updated 13 June 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbrian farmers appeal against slurry lagoon decision

Slurry lagoon photo Campaigners are gearing up for another fight against controversial slurry lagoon plans that triggered a record number of objections.

Last updated 13 June 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

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