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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Northern Rail strikes affect services

Events disrupted include Britney Spears' concert on the first weekend of the Blackpool illuminations. Source: BBC Cumbria

Celebrity Big Brother: 11,000 complaints over 'punching' episode

The complaints follow an episode in which Ryan Thomas receives a warning for "punching" Roxanne Pallett. Source: BBC Cumbria

Carlisle United: Cumbrians sign ex-Spurs keeper Luke O'Reilly and Fleetwood's Jack Sowerby

League Two side Carlisle United sign ex-Tottenham goalkeeper Luke O'Reilly and Fleetwood midfielder Jack Sowerby. Source: BBC Cumbria

Climber dies in Lake District cliff fall

The climber, who has yet to be identified, had been climbing between Scafell and Scafell Pike. Source: BBC Cumbria

Lorry driver Ashley Cole jailed for killing man in A66 crash

Jamie Armstrong suffered "catastrophic" head injuries in the crash, Carlisle Crown Court hears. Source: BBC Cumbria

M&S meals contract creates 200 jobs at Carlisle factory

Carlisle's Cavaghan and Gray plant has been making food for the high street giant for five decades. Source: BBC Cumbria

Carlisle's House of Fraser branch saved from closure

House of Fraser announced a rescue plan for its business which failed and it was bought for £90m. Source: BBC Cumbria

Salford City v Barrow

Live coverage of Monday's National League game between Salford City and Barrow. Source: BBC Cumbria

Inside the most dangerous parts of Sellafield

A look at the technology being used in the clean-up operation at the Sellafield nuclear plant. Source: BBC Cumbria

Cumbria 'rail woes' benefit heritage transport trust

The Workington-based trust's vintage vehicles were used as bus replacement services. Source: BBC Cumbria

Barrow 1-0 Braintree Town

John Rooney scored early against Braintree to deliver Barrow their third straight home win of the National League season. Source: BBC Cumbria

Carlisle United 1-0 Crewe Alexandra

Carlisle United's winning run in League Two stretches to three games as they overcome Crewe Alexandra. Source: BBC Cumbria

Alan "Bud" Jackson dies after Isle of Man crash

Alan "Bud" Jackson was taken to hospital after a collision in the Classic TT races on Thursday. Source: BBC Cumbria

Borderlands deal bid gathers pace

Five cross-border councils hope to deliver their case for a "growth deal" for the area in a matter of weeks. Source: BBC Cumbria

Northern trains hit by staff walkout

The walkout is the first day of planned strikes over the next six consecutive Saturdays. Source: BBC Cumbria

A66 death crash spot an 'accident waiting to happen'

Lorry driver Ashley Cole denies causing death by dangerous driving. Source: BBC Cumbria