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Rotherham burglar jailed for Tebay quad bike thefts

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:48
Joshua Aaron Faley travelled more than 100 miles to target farms in Cumbria, a court heard.
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Driver jailed for causing the death of elderly cyclist

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:33
Frank Lee, 81, was knocked off his electric bike when he was clipped by Andrew Lanham's wing mirror.
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Commercial nuclear reprocessing ends at Sellafield site

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 09:55
The plant will operate until the 2070s as a storehouse for spent fuel as the site is cleaned up.
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Fighting heroin addiction: Bobby's story

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:10
Bobby was injecting heroin and crack cocaine up to six times a day. He's spoken to the BBC about what made him turn his life around.
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Andrew Lanham guilty of cyclist Frank Lee's death

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:15
Frank Lee died after he was knocked from his bike by an overtaking car driven by Andrew Paul Lanham.
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Trio of Carlisle cocaine dealers jailed

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 17:56
The plot to supply cocaine was cracked after police stopped a courier on the M6.
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Stobart Group: Chairman denies 'going behind back' of sacked chief executive

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 17:07
The Stobart Group is asking a judge to rule that its chief executive was lawfully dismissed.
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Ex-Stobart boss denies improperly taking £5m in expenses

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:25
Andrew Tinkler was part of a campaign to oust the Stobart Group's chairman, a court hears.
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'County lines' drugs conspirator Peter Kenney jailed

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:20
Peter Kenney housed a teenage drug dealer in exchange for heroin, but became involved in the operation.
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Draw made for FA Cup second round

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:39
National League North side Guiseley are paired with League One team Fleetwood Town in the second round of the FA Cup.
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Windermere ferry fire aftermath cost council £420k

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 17:11
The Windermere car ferry was out of action for five months after a fire erupted in the engine room.
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How to prospect for gold in England

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 00:29
What's the best way to get your mitts on the king of precious metals?
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Recreated Talisman steam engine preparing for 300-mile tour

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 00:14
Only five Talisman steam engines have been made before this one.
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Crewe Alexandra 0-1 Carlisle United

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 17:59
A piece of opportunism from Jamie Devitt books Carlisle their place in the FA Cup secondround with a 1-0 win at Crewe.
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Arriva North: Guards row sparks fresh strikes

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 11:22
The RMT union says imposing driver-only services is a risk to public safety.
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Carlisle speeding motorist drove 'like a maniac'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 15:26
Luke Whitfield hit 73mph in a 30mph zone, ran red lights, and overtook on a blind bend.
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Toshiba's UK withdrawal puts Cumbria nuclear plant in doubt

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:11
Japanese company plans to wind up NuGen, its UK nuclear division, after failing to find a buyer.
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Fire-damaged Hartside Cafe up for sale

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 07:25
Hartside Cafe was a popular stop thanks to its views but was destroyed by fire in March.
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Honister slate mine gets zip-line permission

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 16:36
A number of groups objected but planners decided the Lake District mine was not a tranquil place.
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Wigton solicitor Marcus Nickson admits £700K theft from clients

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 13:24
In one case Marcus Nickson took £130,000 from a £3.5m award to the family of a brain injured baby.
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