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Tuesday, 02 September 2014

Crime

Five arrested over disapperance of West Cumbrian cats

Four teenage boys and a 19-year-old man were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the disappearance of cats in the Workington area and dogs being out of control.

Last updated 28 June 2012
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Parents’ fury at Maryport's ‘no-go’ play areas

Playgrounds in Maryport have become “no-go” areas for children after 5pm, the town council heard this week. (4 comments)

Last updated 14 June 2012
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Man charged over Keswick stabbing

A man has been charged after a man was stabbed in Keswick last week.

Last updated 11 June 2012
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Police fraud probe over Cockermouth store money

A senior member of staff has been sacked from Cockermouth’s Lakes Home Centre and police are investigating after allegations that money was taken from the company.

Last updated 31 May 2012
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Animal ban for Dearham who left dog without food or water

A Dearham woman has been banned from keeping animals after she left her dog alone in a house for three days without food or water.

Last updated 4 May 2012
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Vandalism threat to West Cumbrian town's bus shelters

Maryport could lose its bus shelters if the community does not help to stamp out vandalism, the town’s mayor said this week. (5 comments)

Last updated 26 April 2012
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West Cumbrian father cleared of stealing ‘on loan’ shopping trolley

langcake A father-of-three from Workington has been cleared of stealing an Asda shopping trolley after telling magistrates that it was only on loan.

Last updated 22 March 2012
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Coach driver in court over Cockermouth brothers’ deaths

townend 2402 A coach driver appeared at Carlisle Crown Court accused of causing the deaths of two Cockermouth brothers while they were out cycling.

Last updated 23 February 2012
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Brave police officer up for national award for tackling armed robber

dennis kelly A West Cumbrian policeman who tackled a potential armed robber has been nominated for a national award.

Last updated 16 February 2012
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Have-a-go hero praised for tackling robber

hero A Workington garage worker and a customer who tackled a hammer-wielding robber should be awarded for their bravery, a judge said this week.

Last updated 16 February 2012
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Police want to trace youth after damage at train station

police trace British Transport Police officers have released a CCTV image of a youth they want to trace in connection with criminal damage at Workington rail station.

Last updated 16 February 2012
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New Cockermouth police station revealed

The location of Cockermouth's new police station has been announced. (1 comment)

Last updated 8 February 2012
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Cumbrian police stations closure plan raises fears

People in Cockermouth fear the town’s Main Street police station could be left to rot and officers moved somewhere less accessible after Cumbria Constabulary announced plans to sell the building.

Last updated 23 December 2011
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West Cumbrian criminals swap Christmas turkey for porridge

A leading detective has praised the West Cumbrian public for helping to ensure that those responsible for some of the area’s worst crimes do porridge while everyone else tucks into their Christmas dinner.

Last updated 22 December 2011
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Maryport police station to close next year

Maryport police station is to close and officers will be transferred to a new shared base at the town’s Mealpot Road fire station.

Last updated 22 December 2011
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West Cumbrian mum and daughter fined for feeding pigeons

A mother and daughter have been fined £500 each after being found guilty of flouting a council order which banned them from feeding pigeons.

Last updated 13 December 2011
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West Cumbrian cannabis grower jail sentence slashed

A West Cumbrian man who was jailed after police caught him hiding at a major cannabis farm in Maryport had his prison sentence slashed by appeal judges today.

Last updated 13 December 2011
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West Cumbrian pair on trial for feeding pigeons

Residents of a High Harrington estate live in fear of 300 feral pigeons that dominate their lives, a court heard.

Last updated 13 December 2011
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Ex-West Cumbrian care worker jailed for neglecting elderly

A care worker accused of ill-treating two elderly women at a Workington residential home has been sent to prison for 12 months.

Last updated 12 December 2011
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Coach driver in court over West Cumbria death crash

A coach driver accused of causing the deaths of two West Cumbrian cyclists will appear at Carlisle Crown Court.

Last updated 9 December 2011
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