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Police investigate GBH assault outside The Pinney in Penrith

An investigation has been launched after an assault between one man and three others caused head injuries.

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Man injured in early hours Penrith attack outside pub

Police are investigating after a man sustained head injuries in an early hours Penrith attack.

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Nearly half of NHS staff 'don't feel well enough to perform duties'

STRESS is the biggest cause of absences among north Cumbria’s NHS staff, it has been revealed.

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Simon Rogan’s Academy wins major award

A training programme spearheaded by chef Simon Rogan has won a major award.

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Man caught in undercover child sex sting online

A man has appeared in court and admitted engaging in sexually explicit online chat with who he thought was a 13-year-old boy,

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Appeal for missing Kendal 19-year-old

An appeal has been issued for a missing 19-year-old from Kendal.

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More hospital admissions for liver disease in Cumberland

There were more hospital admissions for liver disease in Cumberland last year, new figures show.

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£75,000-worth of drugs and cash seized in early morning Kendal raid

Drugs worth over £75,000 and cash have been seized by police in an early morning raid by police.

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Whitehaven man breached court order by sending emails to ex-wife

A MAN who forwarded emails to his ex-wife while banned from contacting her was urged to respect her wish to move on.

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GPs go into dispute with NHS England over contract

GP leaders at the BMA have written to NHS England to say they are entering into a dispute with them.

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West Cumbrian allotment row results in police being called

A row has broken out on a West Cumbrian housing estate between tenants and their social landlord.

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Cumbrian man, 33, engaged in sexual chat with a 'child'

A MAN was caught in a police sting as he engaged in explicit online chat with what he thought was a 13-year-old boy.

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Lake District walker thanks teams who helped after freak accident

A man involved in a freak accident after climbing Helvellyn has praised the air ambulance team who came to his aid.

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Founder of BEEP Doctors gives update to Cumberland Council

A CUMBRIAN medical charity was instrumental in saving a farmer's severed hand after an accident involving heavy farm machinery.

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Double yellow lines approved for Barrow town centre

Double yellow lines have been approved for an area of Barrow town centre that has been abused by drivers.

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Bridging the skills gap in your business

In a constantly changing business world, it has never been more important for your employees to keep their skills up to date, whether to grow in their current roles or expand their knowledge base for a promotion.

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Man stole goods worth £3,000 from Carlisle phone shop

A MAN who burgled a Carlisle phone shop and stole goods worth more than £3,000 has been jailed.

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Cadbury Freddo chocolate bars on sale at Sainsbury's for 10p

Sainsbury's have dropped the price of Freddo chocolate bars to 10p for Nectar members, an offer which will be in place until May 7.

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DWP warning claimants they could lose their benefits

The DWP has said you need to move to Universal Credit if you've received a Migration Notice letter.

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What discounts can pensioners and over 60s get in the UK?

These are the discounts pensioners and over 60s can claim from cheaper cinema tickets to discounted hotel stays.