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Cystic fibrosis: Father considers Scotland move to access new drug

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 11:39
Dave Louden says he will leave England if his four-year-old daughter cannot access a new cystic fibrosis drug.
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Five coastal projects to share £10m funding

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:16
Schemes in Cumbria, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Kent and Suffolk are awarded government cash.
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Men cleared of Kendal metal bar attempted murder

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 19:02
Richard Wilkinson was attacked with a metal bar in a "vicious" attack in Kendal.
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Rick Parry: Ex-Liverpool and Premier League chief executive to become EFL chairman

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:12
Ex-Premier League and Liverpool chief executive Rick Parry is set to be named the English Football League's new chairman.
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Hull Trains worst for punctuality, figures show

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 16:33
The rail industry stats show fewer than two-thirds of scheduled stops were made "on time".
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Wylfa: Last nuclear fuel leaves Anglesey power station

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 09:21
It has taken almost five years to remove nearly 90,000 fuel rods from two reactors.
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North West hospitals relying on 'emergency' beds to meet demand

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:38
In the North West of England, about 200 additional beds were open for use on a single night in June.
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Off-duty Cumbria Police officer Oliver Evans killed in crash

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:08
PC Oliver Evans, 27, died after his motorbike was involved in a crash in Cumbria on Monday.
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Scalesceugh Hall: Firefighters tackle blaze at mansion

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:54
Grade II-listed Scalesceugh Hall's owners say they owe "an enormous debt of gratitude" to firefighters.
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Carlisle United 0-0 Forest Green Rovers

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 20:49
Forest Green frustrate Carlisle as they hold out for a goalless draw after playing with 10 men for the final 20 minutes.
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Ben Stokes describes Sun story about family as 'immoral and heartless'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 16:41
England cricketer Ben Stokes says a newspaper's front-page story about his family is "utterly disgusting" and the "lowest form of journalism".
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Kendal stolen car driver jailed after police chase

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 14:53
Ex-boxer Hugh Fury was towing a stolen caravan when he was stopped as he careered into a field.
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Former Cumbria teacher guilty of 1980s sex assaults

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 12:14
A jury finds Roger Whitehouse guilty of indecently assaulting a teenage girl at a Cumbrian school.
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Kendal metal bar attacker 'did not want to kill' man

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 15:30
Luke Canning is accused of attempting to murder Richard Wilkinson who was hit more than 30 times.
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Lake District rescue of dog that refused to walk any further

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 14:02
The dog's owner was too tired to carry the animal when it refused to go on.
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Carlisle Station: Plans unveiled for £15m revamp

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 09:32
The scheme is part of a wider plan to boost the prosperity of cross-border areas.
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Stevenage 2-3 Carlisle United

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 17:58
Harry McKirdy's double guides Carlisle to a courageous comeback win away to Stevenage.
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Barrow 3-0 Solihull Moors

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 09:56
Barrow record back-to-back victories for the first time this season after a 3-0 win over Solihull Moors at Holker Street.
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Solway Junction Railway: The ill-fated Scotland to England rail route

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 23:55
The line across the Solway Firth was opened 150 years ago but weather and economics took their toll.
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Historic High Street funding winners named

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 23:02
The 69 English towns and cities receiving a share of the government's £95m regeneration fund.
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