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Criminal Damage Caused To Vehicles In Workington

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Latest News From Cumbria Police: Police are appealing for witnesses following reports of criminal damage to multiple vehicles. At least four vehicles have had their tyres slashed over night (from 22nd to 23rd February) on Westfield Drive and Fell View Walk, Workington Police are currently carrying...

Council Doubles Foster Carer Fees In Drive To Recruit More Carers For Cumbria

In recognition of the life-changing work foster carers do with local children, in its budget last week (February 15) Cumbria County Council agreed to double the fees it pays to carers. The decision is intended to make becoming a foster carer a financially viable option...

Dalston Parish Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

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Latest News From Carlisle City Council: The Dalston Parish Neighbourhood Plan Referendum was held on Thursday, 22 February 2018. Anyone who is entitled and registered to vote in the Parish was able to vote in the referendum which sought to establish public support for making the...

Result Declared For Carr House Neighbourhood Development Order Poll

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Latest News From Eden District Council:Matthew Neal, as the Counting Officer for Eden District Council at the Referendum held on 22 February 2018 under the Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) Regulations 2012, has given notice that the result of votes cast is as follows:DescriptionVotesTotal number eligible...

Man Who Grabbed Child In The Street Is Jailed For Two Years

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Latest News From Cumbria Police: A man who grabbed a child from her mother in the street whilst under the influence of drugs has today (23 Feb) been sentenced to two years in prison at Carlisle Crown Court. Andrew Bell - Jailed Andrew Bell, 34 of Fisher...

Barrow Man Recieved Two Year Criminal Behaviour Order

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Latest News From Cumbria Police: Officers in South Cumbria have taken action to stop a Barrow man’s serial antisocial and criminal behaviour. A two year Criminal Behaviour Order was secured on Wednesday 21st February, at Furness Magistrates Court against Craig Shepherd, 32, of Egerton Court, Barrow....
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Northbound Slip Road At J44 Of M6 Closed Following Glue Spillage

Latest News From Cumbria Police: The northbound entry slip road at junction 44 of the M6 has been closed following an incident where a HGV...
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Church Spires To Boost Digital Connectivity In Rural Areas

The accord (PDF, 74.9KB, 3 pages) , signed by the the National Church Institutions (NCIs) of the Church of England, the Department for Digital,...