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Updated: 18-01-2021
Teenage coal mine protesters continue hunger strike

Two teenage climate activists are on the eighth day of a hunger strike as they protest against the new Whitehaven coal mine. The government decided not to call-in the Cumbria County Council decision to allow development of the mine. The pair Lissy...

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Penrith MP Dr Neil Hudson is leading the fight to re-open Gilsland railway station on the Cumbrian border with Nort...

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During lockdown, many people across Cumbria will be spending more time in the kitchen w...

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Northern League clubs have been sent a Football Association survey which asks for their views on how the current se...

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BUSINESSES in Copeland will receive one-off payments of 4,000, 6,000 or 9,000 as early as Wednesday. The Closed...

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In a drive to do their bit during the pandemic, the University of Cumbria offered healthcare staff in the north of ...

A four-year-old osprey has been spotted in The Gambia, some 4,000 miles away from where it hatched at Foulshaw Moss...

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The NPL season looks to be heading for being declared null and void or settled by a points per game formula over th...

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Two teenage climate activists are on the eighth day of a hunger strike as they protest against the n...

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Northern League clubs have been sent a Football Association survey which asks for their views on how...

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Gareth White has been appointed the new chairman of the Cumbria County Cricket in a move which refle...

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This year’s Cumbria’s County Singles Championship saw 33 players contest the four semi-f...

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One of the stalwarts of the Workington Victoria Flying Club has been forced to quit the sport becaus...

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Miterdale Shadow should be back in 2021 to defend the HTA senior championship title he won in this s...