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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Compensation for delay-hit Northern passengers extended

Non-season ticket holders affected by the rail disruption in the summer are now eligible to make a claim. Source: BBC Cumbria

Ullswater flooded yacht club given planning approval

The current clubhouse was damaged during Storm Desmond when water levels at Ullswater rose 3m. Source: BBC Cumbria

Bury 0-1 Carlisle United

Bury taste defeat on home soil for the first time in the league this season as they are beaten by 10-man Carlisle. Source: BBC Cumbria

Barrow 2-0 Maidenhead United

Barrow end their five-match winless run in the National League with a 2-0 victory over Maidenhead. Source: BBC Cumbria

Cumbria coroner calls for law change after two teens die in crash

Two 18-year-old women died when a car being driven by one of them crashed. Source: BBC Cumbria

Man jailed for sexual assaulting girl in Carlisle

The victim's mother says she fears the impact the attack will have had on her young daughter. Source: BBC Cumbria

Bridge demolition could close M6 in Staffordshire for 24 hours

The 95ft, 150-tonne structure spanning the motorway in Staffordshire is being demolished and removed. Source: BBC Cumbria

Storm Bronagh brings travel disruption and flooding

Parts of England and Wales are hit by heavy rain, flooding and strong winds. Source: BBC Cumbria

South Western and Northern rail staff plan more strikes

The RMT union announces further action over train guards on the South Western and Northern networks. Source: BBC Cumbria

Man attacked ex-partner at Keswick bistro with knife

Matthew Harrison is given a suspended prison sentence for assaulting the woman at a bistro. Source: BBC Cumbria

Train delays: Passengers react to 'badly treated' report

BBC News spoke to people affected by rail disruption in recent months. Source: BBC Cumbria

Storm Ali: Clean-up begins after severe winds lash UK

Work goes on to clear railway lines and roads and to restore power to homes across the UK. Source: BBC Cumbria

Train delays: 'Lack of accountability' led to rail timetable chaos

Poor accountability was to blame for severe rail disruption last May, a regulator has said. Source: BBC Cumbria

Storm Ali: 100mph winds leave trail of destruction

Flights fail to land and trees are pulled from the ground as high winds cause disruption in the UK and Ireland. Source: BBC Cumbria

Storm Ali: Strong winds cause havoc in Cumbria

Thousands of homes are without power and rail lines and roads are blocked as the storm hits Cumbria. Source: BBC Cumbria

Burglar chased and tackled by Thursby victim jailed

Jailing Stefan Miller, a judge says he "can't go into people's houses and expect to be treated with mercy". Source: BBC Cumbria