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Concern For Missing Workington Man

Police are concerned for a missing 29-year-old man from Workington. Daniel Weston was last seen at 5pm today (Tuesday 22nd May 2018) on Firth View Walk, Workington having left his home address on foot. Daniel is described as a white male, 5 feet 7 inches tall...

Enjoy Copeland’s Coast With Free Dog Events

Copeland Borough Council
Latest News From Copeland Borough Council: COPELAND Council is supporting two free, fun events for dog owners this summer. The events are at Haverigg on June 5 and St Bees on  July 11, both from 11am until 3pm. They are run by the Turning Tides Partnership, of which...

Lake Users Asked To Have Their Say In Survey

South Lakeland District Council
People who spend time on Windermere are being urged to give their views on how services could be improved. South Lakes District Council (SLDC) and the Lake District National Park Authority (LDNP) are jointly carrying out the Lake Windermere Services User Survey 2018. The aim of...

Poppies: Weeping Window At Carlisle Castle

Carlisle City Council
The opportunity to see the Poppies: Weeping Window by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper at Carlisle Castle will be available between Wednesday 23 May and Sunday 8 July 2018 as part of the final year of 14-18 NOW’s UK-wide tour of the...

Keep Dogs On A Lead

Planning on spending some time over the Bank Holiday weekend in the Lakes? If you bring your dog, don't forget the lead. Cumbria Police are reminding people that dogs worrying livestock is a crime. A spokesperson said, "Chasing by dogs can do serious damage to sheep,...

Campaign Launched During Foster Care Fortnight To Find 20 More Foster Carers For Cumbria’s Shared Care Scheme

During Foster Care Fortnight 2018 Cumbria County Council is trying to raise awareness of the need for up to 20 more Shared Care fosterers across the county, who can offer respite on a regular basis to a family with a disabled child. The Cumbria Shared...

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CCTV: Whitehaven Purse Theft

CCTV: Do you recognise this man? Police are investigating the theft of a purse at a Whitehaven supermarket. The incident occurred on 3rd May at the...

Business Energy And Industry Minister Meets With Cumbria LEP Board

The Minister for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Richard Harrington MP, has met with the Board of Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership,...

Little Silver Book Brought Down £16m Tobacco Tax Fraudsters

A silver notebook helped HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) smash a North West illegal cigarette network that evaded more than £16 million in tax. Nine...

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Hadrian’s Wall Path Reopens In Carlisle

The Hadrian’s Wall path, the popular National Trail that follows the bank of the River Eden through Carlisle recently re-opened following extensive repair after...