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Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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From one church to eight - with time for some fell running

The Rev Stephen Pye photo The Rev Canon Stephen Pye is busily packing away his books, trainers and dog collar as he prepares to move to the parishes of the Cross Fell Group in Eden.

Last updated 16 January 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbrian church tradition to continue thanks to £80k bequest

The Rev David Sargent photo A clergyman says a “wonderfully generous” bequest will ensure a valued tradition will continue for many more years.

Last updated 16 January 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

University of Cumbria chaplain’s mission to bring in young people

Matthew Firth photo Church leaders have spoken of their mission to involve more young adults as their work in Carlisle gets national attention.

Last updated 16 January 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Jeremy’s journey to Cumbria from Australia via Plymouth and Aberdeen

50069260F000 An artist has swapped life Down Under for Cumbria. Jeremy Diggle has now settled into his new job as head of Department for the Arts at the University of Cumbria.

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

Labour stalwart Shaun awarded for 40 years’ service to the cause

shalfmw001 A staunch Labour supporter has received an award for 40 years’ service to the party.

Last updated 17 October 2014
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Restoring monuments that honour lives of servicemen and women

David Kay photo The man charged with ensuring memorials are at their best to mark World War One’s centenary says he’s been struck by the sacrifice soldiers made.

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

Carlisle council steps in to safeguard war memorial's future

Paul Atkinson photo A war memorial at a church is to be saved, despite the building being sold.

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

Appeal to find descendants of people on church's memorial board

Church memorial board photo Families of more than 20 men who fell in World War One are being sought for a special commemoration event.

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

Teenagers mark centenary during France trip

Carlisle teenagers photo Two teenagers helped families mark the centenary commemorations of World War One during a visit to northern France.

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

New book remembers Carlisle school's fallen soldiers

Linda Hodgson photo Fallen soldiers whose names adorn a memorial on the wall of a school hall are being remembered in a new book.

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

Writing wrongs. How David has made his mark with crime novels

David Mark photo One crime in particular sticks in David Mark’s mind. The casual cruelty has kept it lodged there for the past five years.

Last updated 25 April 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbrian mountaineer’s charity plays host to Himalayan pals

mwdougs A mountaineer who has conquered peaks across the Himalayas is paying back the people who have helped him achieve his ambitions.

Last updated 28 June 2013
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Wow factor of new Lake District dinosaur attraction

dino3 Colin Taylor is living in the past. Things that happened years ago are still whirring through his mind. Come on, Colin. It was a long time ago – 150 million years, in fact.

Last updated 24 May 2013
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Community stalwarts honoured at Carlisle Civic Dinner

Carlisle Community awards photo 5 The unsung heroes of Carlisle, around whom communities thrive, have been given the recognition they so richly deserve.

Last updated 5 April 2013
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Doug Scott: A man who needs to keep connecting with the outdoors

Doug Scott photo It seems the last thing Doug Scott wants to do is talk. He’s in the garden. Then he’s in the kitchen. Then the office. Then the garden again. I’m chasing him around as if we’re in a Benny Hill sketch. This is what he’s like, I’m told. Busy. Hard to pin down.

Last updated 29 June 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Young Cumbrian powerlifter eyeing world championships glory

Richard Goddard photo The life of a record-breaking powerlifter is not all glamour. The bulk that’s so effective at lifting heavy metal causes complications in the outside world.

Last updated 4 May 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Retirement hasn't put brakes on Cumbria's mister perpetual motion

Geoff Brazendale photo Forget turbines, nuclear, fracking and wavepower, you could solve any energy crisis by using Geoff Brazendale. Strap him into a harness, wire him up, fit him to some pedals, anything that could capture his output.

Last updated 27 April 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Helga Frankland: The ultimate Cumbrian land girl

Helga Frankland photo South of the village of Ravenstonedale roads soon turn into dirt tracks. Horses and sheep wander across them and an expanse of green scored with drystone walls forms the view as far as the eye can see.

Last updated 13 April 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

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