Cumbria

House of Fraser store closure plan backed

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:59
Creditors approve the retailer's rescue plan, which will close 31 stores and shed up to 6,000 jobs.
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Fire damage to St Bees wildlife 'devastating'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:10
About 30 birds nests were destroyed in the gorse fire on the Cumbria coast.
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Tommy Wright: Carlisle United boss John Sheridan appoints Scot as assistant

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 15:57
Carlisle United manager John Sheridan appoints Tommy Wright as his assistant manager on a two-year deal.
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Carlisle start season with trip to Exeter

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:00
Macclesfield and Tranmere will start the League Two season with away fixtures after winning promotion back to the EFL.
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Northern rail: 'Emails warned of timetable chaos'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:19
An MP obtains e-mails showing officials discussing ways to deal with problems on Northern services.
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Gary Miller: Carlisle United sign former Plymouth defender on one-year deal

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:46
Carlisle United sign former Plymouth Argyle right-back Gary Miller on a free transfer.
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Sellafield clean-up to cost extra £913m, says watchdog

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 06:46
The NAO criticised the cancelling of some projects, despite almost £586m already being spent on them.
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'Nighthawk' metal detectorists damage Hadrian's Wall

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 06:42
Illegal metal detectorists are targeting sections of the wall in their search for ancient artefacts.
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No rail network stability 'for four months' in North

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 20:04
Electrification works will be complete in November, a Network Rail boss told a rail watchdog.
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Northern Rail: Guards row sparks fresh strikes

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 01:03
The RMT union says imposing driver-only services is a risk to public safety.
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Lakes Line rail services return a 'life saver'

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:52
Passenger trains return to a line after a heritage rail firm stepped in.
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Lakes Line rail services return despite Northern suspension

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:25
West Coast Railways will temporarily run services after Northern axed its trains in a timetable row.
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Borderlands make their economic case in Dumfries

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 00:16
Hundreds of businesses and individuals hear the latest on efforts to secure a cross-border "growth deal".
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Another Fine Fest: Triple world record bid prompts participant plea

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 03:02
A festival celebrating Stan Laurel bids for records involving party hats, odd socks and musical statues.
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Ian Evatt: Barrow appoint former Chesterfield and Blackpool defender as new manager

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:15
Barrow appoint former Chesterfield and Blackpool defender Ian Evatt as their new manager.
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Teen arrested over Workington school attack threat

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:11
Police say they are investigating an incident of malicious communications.
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Stobart Group defiant after ex-boss sacked from board

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 08:15
The owner of Southend and Carlislie airports defends its decision to sack former boss Andrew Tinkler.
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Man who died after Ormsgill Reservoir swim named

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 18:23
Wesley Woods, 36, died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Ormsgill Reservoir in Barrow.
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Storm causes West Coast Main Line havoc

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 14:45
Virgin suspends services north of Preston after trees toppled on to overhead lines.
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Furness hospital baby deaths: NMC admits delays

Cumbria BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 22:13
Eleven babies and one mother died at Furness General Hospital in Barrow between 2004 and 2013.
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