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Sellafield's 'most hazardous' radioactive 'liquor' removal under way

The material is one of the sites' "most hazardous" materials and has been stored for decades. Source: BBC Cumbria

Ipswich and Colchester hospitals boss Nick Hulme walks from coast to coast in memory...

Nick Hulme promised his wife Annette he would complete the walk they had planned to take together. Source: BBC Cumbria

Houston helps in rescue of Lake District walker

A satellite bounced the distress signal from Cumbria to Houston and back to the UK. Source: BBC Cumbria

Beetroot ice lollies for lemurs in Cumbria

Lemurs at the Lake District Wildlife Park near Bassenthwaite have been treated to ice lollies Source: BBC Cumbria

Carlisle rail tracks bend in temperatures of 50C

A section of track north of Carlisle Station was repaired by engineers overnight. Source: BBC Cumbria

Season ticket refund for delay-hit passengers

Compensation is agreed for those worst affected by disruption in the North of England. Source: BBC Cumbria

Heatwave puts pressure on water supplies

Several companies urge people to conserve water as Severn Trent make emergency deliveries. Source: BBC Cumbria

Joe Fryer: Carlisle United sign Middlesbrough goalkeeper on season-long loan

League Two side Carlisle United sign Middlesbrough goalkeeper Joe Fryer on a season-long loan. Source: BBC Cumbria

Reggie Lambe: Cambridge United sign former Carlisle forward

Cambridge United sign unattached former Carlisle United forward Reggie Lambe on a two-year contract. Source: BBC Cumbria

Carlisle's Victoria Viaduct reopens after Central Plaza safety work

One of the main routes into Carlisle city centre is open again after almost two months. Source: BBC Cumbria

Community prisons for women plan shelved by ministers

Female offenders will be offered support in their communities rather than custodial sentences. Source: BBC Cumbria

Barrow: Striker Jacob Blyth and midfielder Josh Kay sign for the National League club

Barrow sign former Leicester City and Motherwell striker Jacob Blyth and ex-Chesterfield midfielder Josh Kay. Source: BBC Cumbria

Workington man denies bomb plan terror charges

Shane Fletcher is accused of keeping a diary containing napalm and pipe bomb-making instructions. Source: BBC Cumbria

Cumbria dairy farmer tells of struggle to come out

Mike Walsh came out at as gay the age of 33 and says it was a difficult thing to do living in a rural...

Carlisle man posing 'imminent risk' to young women jailed

Nathan Bell subjected his former partner to a prolonged attack, and breached a restraining order. Source: BBC Cumbria

Lakes Line rail services return a 'life saver'

Passenger trains return to a line after a heritage rail firm stepped in. Source: BBC Cumbria