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Walney £1bn offshore wind farm is world's largest

The wind farm covers an area equal to 20,000 football pitches. Source: BBC Cumbria

PM says Borders Railway extension promises 'great benefits'

The prime minister says she recognises the economic importance of taking the Borders line on to Carlisle. Source: BBC Cumbria

Cumberland Infirmary cuts beds to reduce 'unnecessary' stays

The hospital trust believes unnecessary hospital stays, especially among the elderly, do not aid recovery. Source: BBC Cumbria

Hartlepool United 0-0 Barrow

Jack Hindle missed a penalty for Barrow as they drew 0-0 with Hartlepool in the National League. Source: BBC Cumbria

Cumbrian girl born with tumour starts school

Jenna Smith's parents said they had feared they would never see her start school. Source: BBC Cumbria

Roxanne Pallett quits radio show after CBB punch row

The ex-soap star also pulls out of a pantomime after a row over her Celebrity Big Brother appearance. Source: BBC Cumbria

Jail for Dearham drug dealer with daughter in car

Maurice Smith had his young daughter with him when police found cocaine with a potential street value of £92,000 in his car. Source: BBC Cumbria

Roxanne Pallett: 'I massively apologise to Ryan'

The Celebrity Big Brother contestant admits she "overreacted" when he "punched" her. Source: BBC Cumbria

Boy, 12, arrested over Barrow Park teenager stabbing

The 15-year-old victim suffered wounds to his chest and stomach in the attack in Barrow Park. Source: BBC Cumbria

Call for ashes scattering area on Windermere

The Universal Society of Hinduism president wants an area for scattering ashes on England's largest lake. Source: BBC Cumbria

Barrow 1-2 Solihull Moors

John Rooney misses a stoppage-time penalty as Barrow waste the chance to make a dramatic comeback against Solihull Moors. Source: BBC Cumbria

Mansfield Town 1-0 Carlisle United

Mansfield continued their unbeaten start to the season with a deserved 1-0 victory at Carlisle United. Source: BBC Cumbria

Dog found in Little Orton 'beaten and set on fire'

It is not yet clear if the dog, who has been named Bruce by vets, will survive the injuries. Source: BBC Cumbria

'Distressed' Alsatian rescued from Helvellyn

The owners are being sought after the dog was rescued following several hours on Helvellyn. Source: BBC Cumbria

Roxanne leaves Celebrity Big Brother house after 'punch'

Roxanne Pallett, formerly of Emmerdale, says fellow housemate Ryan Thomas hurt her. Source: BBC Cumbria