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Svenn Norendal jailed over historical child sex abuse

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 17:37
The 66-year-old is jailed after being convicted of a string of offences.
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Electrification hope encourages Borders Railway extension ambition

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:03
It believes the move could make the viability of extending the Borders Railway to Carlisle "far better".
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Stewart in Brexit clash with Tory hopefuls

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:21
The five MPs argued over whether a new deal can be reached in a TV debate without front-runner Boris Johnson.
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Conservative leadership: Rory Stewart rules out serving in Boris' cabinet

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 10:56
Conservative leadership candidate Rory Stewart has ruled out serving in a Boris Johnson cabinet.
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John Myers: Funeral held for Cumbrian broadcaster

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 14:13
Family and friends gathered at Carlisle Cathedral for the funeral of John Myers.
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Train chat 'gave me goose bumps'

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:43
Readers share their brief encounters talking to fellow passengers on trains and buses.
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Brough carer used 71-year-old as 'cashpoint'

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 15:50
Laura Brunskill suggested the victim was a cannabis user when quizzed over financial irregularities.
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Carlisle United: Midfielder Mike Jones agrees new one-year contract

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 21:09
Carlisle United midfielder Mike Jones agrees a new one-year contract with Steven Pressley's League Two club.
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Stewart survives first leadership poll

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 20:15
Three MPs are knocked out in the race to succeed Theresa May, as Boris Johnson secures more than a third of votes.
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Tory leadership: Rory Stewart rejects 'continuity May' description

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 12:48
Rory Stewart says his social media campaign has meant he's through to the second round of the Conservative leadership race.
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Cross-country rail services resume after disruption

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 20:28
Passengers had faced lengthy delays and cancellations due to damage and blocked lines.
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Axed Stobart Group boss has dismissal appeal rejected

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 10:51
Former chief executive Andrew Tinkler now faces a £1m legal bill.
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Rory Stewart: We have a choice between fairy stories and realism

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 20:37
Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart says "prudence and seriousness" will make the UK "a happier place".
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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the Lake District

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 19:04
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge try sheep shearing during a visit to Cumbria.
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Brexit: Tory leadership rivals split over Brexit deadline

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 17:57
Andrea Leadsom says the UK must leave in October, but Mark Harper and Rory Stewart demand "realism".
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'Too much on' caused South Lakeland roads overspend

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 17:39
Too many schemes being carried out at once had an impact on a council's financial management.
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Cocaine gang jailed after £20m seizure on M6 in Cheshire

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 15:34
Officers stopped a van on the M6 in Cheshire and found 186kg of cocaine hidden in the floor.
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Harry McKirdy: Carlisle United sign former Aston Villa striker on one-year deal

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 13:05
Carlisle United sign former Aston Villa striker Harry McKirdy on a one-year deal.
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Appleby Horse Fair: Heavy rain closes River Eden

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 09:38
River levels rose above 1.5 ft (0.5m) due to heavy overnight rain.
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Birthday honours: Disaster rescue leader appointed MBE

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 22:17
Ray Gray's missions have included aid operations in countries hit by flooding, earthquakes and war.
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