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Saturday, 30 August 2014

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News round up

Cumbria council's new HQ: How it could look

Cumbria council HQ graphic This is how a new £10 million council headquarters in Carlisle’s Botchergate could look.

Last updated 29 August 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Overhead power lines going underground on Cumbrian coast

A £65,000 project to put underground power lines along the Solway Coast in Cumbria got under way last week.

Last updated 28 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Carlisle man's webinars help sales strategy training

David Martin photo A self-confessed technology lover is hoping that a series of webinars can help spread the message for his new sales strategy consultancy business.

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

Cricketers defy yobs to stage game despite damage to pitch

Tony Steele photo Vandals have seriously damaged the ground of Longtown Cricket Club, but members have vowed they will not be beaten by the hooligans.

Last updated 22 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbrian nuclear flights claim is ‘scaremongering’

Andrew Tinkler photo A claim that redevelopment of Carlisle Airport could lead to it transporting nuclear waste by air is “scaremongering”, says Stobart boss Andrew Tinkler. (22 comments)

Last updated 21 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Stage show start for Carlisle Pageant

Carlisle pageant photo Queen Elizabeth I will meet Mary Queen of Scots as Carlisle’s colourful history is celebrated in a spectacular sporting style.

Last updated 15 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Crime-busting Wigton youth scheme back on track

Wigton youth station photo The fight to keep young people off the streets and away from crime has been given a crucial cash boost.

Last updated 15 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbrian chicken farmer is face of new McDonald's advert

Stuart Maughan photo McDonald's is counting itself McClucky to have a north Cumbrian poultry farmer as the face of its new TV ad.

Last updated 15 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

More than 50 jobs saved at defence depot at Longtown

Luis Eckersley photo More than 50 jobs have been saved at a Ministry of Defence depot that had been threatened with closure.

Last updated 15 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Calls for restraint over Rickergate facelift plans

Rickergate graphic Planners have been urged not to allow a “concrete monstrosity” to be created in the centre of Carlisle.

Last updated 15 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Carlisle council to invest millions of pounds outside Cumbria

James Bainbridge photo Carlisle City Council is set to put millions of pounds into a fund which does not invest in Cumbria. (7 comments)

Last updated 8 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Oldest firefighter calls it a day after decades of service at Silloth

Peter Long photo A man believed to be the county’s oldest firefighter has called time on his distinguished career, after more than three decades tackling blazes.

Last updated 8 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Restaurant workers go al fresco in Carlisle garden clean-up

Carlisle litter pick photo Staff at McDonald’s are doing their bit to help clean up Carlisle.

Last updated 8 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Lego movie inspires Dalston scarecrow festival entries

Dalston scarecrow fest photo The village of Dalston has welcomed a new influx of residents this week – more than 50 scarecrows.

Last updated 8 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Carlisle girl who lost limbs to meningitis is now blade runner

Olivia Story photo Fearless Olivia Story has always refused to let her disability hold her back.

Last updated 8 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Thousands brave weather to attend Cockermouth Show

Cockermouth Show photo Brollies and wellies were the order of the day at Cockermouth and District Agricultural Show – but that didn’t stop thousands of people turning up.

Last updated 5 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Tesco reviewing plans for superstore at Morton in Carlisle

Tesco Morton site photo Tesco is reviewing plans for another superstore in Carlisle, casting doubt over its £30m project earmarked for Morton.

Last updated 1 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Carlisle estate residents' wishlist to make life better

Harraby photo A community on the cusp of a multi-million boost has revealed a wish list to make life better where they live.

Last updated 1 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Quality and quantity at Penrith Show

Penrith Show photo It was a show of firsts in more ways than one as records tumbled, stars were born and Penrith welcomed its first lady champion of champions judge in its 180-year history.

Last updated 30 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Thousands of people attend Potfest celebration

Potfest photo Cumbria's going potty for ceramics as a creative industry proves to be big business with a global appeal.

Last updated 30 July 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

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