X

Cookies

Continue We want you to get the most out of using this website, which is why we and our partners use cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to receive these cookies. You can find out more about how we use cookies here.

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Subscriptions  |  evouchers  |  Jobs  |  Property  |  Motors  |  Travel  |  Dating  |  Family Notices

Features

Arts centre marks new lease of life for Cumbria's last deep iron ore mine

Florence mine photo Once it was known for muck and grime, sweat and sinew and the raw materials for railways, bridges and buildings across Cumbria, the UK and round the world.

Last updated 28 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Should relatives help care for the sick in hospital?

The NHS is struggling to cope with the demands of a steadily ageing population and costs are ever spiralling. (4 comments)

Last updated 28 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

'A whole new attitude to life when you learn to fly'

Carlisle flying photo The four-seater Cessna 172 chugs towards the runway at Carlisle Airport and pilot Alex Sandham runs through final checks.

Last updated 27 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbria care home uses animals and wildlfe to boost welfare

Wildlife feature photo When Janet Willis first met her husband William she thought he was a bit odd – because he was crazy about trees.

Last updated 26 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Live the Dream: The big day for your big day

The region’s premier wedding show returns to Carlisle Racecourse tomorrow and it promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Last updated 24 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Follow the News & Star on
Follow the News & Star on Facebook Follow the News & Star on Twitter Follow the News & Star on YouTube Follow the News & Star on Flickr

‘It’s lovely having Viktorija here, she is like one of the family’

Homeshare photo It’s a long way from Lithuania to Penrith but Viktorija Gorelconokaite says she feels at home here. Not just in Cumbria, but right here in this large, handsome house in the town’s Brunswick Square.

Last updated 22 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Should creationism be taught in school?

It is a war that has been waged for more than 150 years now. In one corner are the followers of Charles Darwin, who first developed the theory of evolution – that the world and its different species emerged gradually over millions of years by natural selection. (29 comments)

Last updated 21 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Bonny Babies 2011: Girls aged one to three years

Bonny babies 2011 girls photo Here are the finalists in the girls aged one to three category of this year’s Bonny Babies competition.

Last updated 21 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Bonny Babies 2011: Boys aged one to three years

Bonny babies boy photo Here are the finalists in the boys aged one to three category of this year’s Bonny Babies competition.

Last updated 20 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Bonny Babies 2011: Babies under one year

Bonny babies 2011 photo Here are the finalists in the babies under one year category in this year's Bonny Babies competition.

Last updated 19 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

My cancer story – so you can be warned... and see that there is always hope

David Howe photo Why am I telling my story? First of all to tell you all why you should take cancer screening seriously.

Last updated 14 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Will Cumbrian voters benefit from having fewer MPs?

Government proposals for changes to the political map of Cumbria will mean that the number of parliamentary seats will be reduced in a bid to cut costs at Westminster.

Last updated 14 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

‘Insect burgers are the future’

Stefan Gates photo He’s probably best known for eating yak’s penis with Chinese communists, fat-tailed sheep with Taliban warlords in Afghanistan, and drinking radioactive wine with old grannies in Chernobyl.

Last updated 13 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Our marriage is finished... but neither of us can afford to move out of our home

split111 It’s a life together, lived separately. You can’t bear to live with each other, but can’t afford to live apart because it would be “financial suicide”.Richard and Stephanie have lived separate lives in their house near Workington for the past six months.Anna, 35, lives in Carlisle with her husband, even though they ‘separated’ after seven years of marriage last year.

Last updated 12 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbrian rugby player writing comedy with Phoenix Nights star Dave Spikey

Dave Spikey photo A Tesco Extra supermarket, Chorley, Lancashire. Aisle 17: beers, wines and spirits. (3 comments)

Last updated 7 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Should court cases be shown on TV?

The only courtroom drama most of us ever see is on the likes of The Bill, Kavanagh QC or film versions of John Grisham novels. Now there are suggestions that we should get to see the real thing. (1 comment)

Last updated 7 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Time to fight off that summer fat

Treats on daytrips, slap-up meals on holiday and beers aplenty at music festivals.

Last updated 5 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbrian author Hunter Davies wants your John Lennon letters

beat2222 Hunter Davies has to be Cumbria’s most prolific writer by far. There have been novels, children’s stories, books on Hadrian’s Wall, William Wordsworth, Alfred Wainwright, stamps and much else besides.

Last updated 3 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Inquest verdict on Longtown woman

A Coroner has recorded a verdict of natural causes on a pensioner who was taken ill at her home in Longtown and later died in hospital.

Last updated 3 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Tragedy of mum found dead in Carlisle B&B

A mum-of-three found dead in the Carlisle B&B where she was staying inhaled the contents of her stomach after taking amphetamine, an inquest heard.

Last updated 3 September 2011
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Page
Hot jobs
Search for:

Vote

Should Cumbria County Council spend £7.6m to replace 11,500 street lights so they are more energy efficient?

Yes

No

Show Result