Current Cumbria News
CCTV camera network in Cumbria proposed by police commissioner - BBC News
Plans for a network of CCTV cameras in Cumbria have been proposed by the county's police and crime commissioner (PCC). Richard Rhodes' plan is for 54 cameras in Workington, Maryport, Whitehaven, Carlisle, Penrith, Kendal and Barrow. They would be ...
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:34:27 GMT
Thousands of homes without power - BBC News
Thousands of homes and businesses across Cumbria were left without electricity after high winds damaged overhead power lines. Areas affected included Workington, Whitehaven, Wigton, Carlisle, Bowness-on-Windermere and Kendal. Northern Rail said ...
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:25:15 GMT
Cumbria deputy police chief receives Queen's medal - NW Evening Mail
CUMBRIA police's deputy chief constable Stuart Hyde has today received his Queen's Police Medal (QPM) from Buckingham Palace. DCC Hyde,who was awarded the medal in the Queen's 2012 Birthday Honours, has had a varied career covering detective ...
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:34:48 GMT
Seven men arrested in Cumbria child exploitation probe - BBC News
Seven men have been arrested in Cumbria as part of an investigation into child sexual exploitation. The men, aged between 22 and 59, were held after raids at properties in Carlisle, Millom, Whitehaven, Barrow, Brampton, Workington and Wigton. Cumbria ...
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 09:17:13 GMT
Severe weather power cuts continue overnight - BBC News
Up to 200 homes in Cumbria are set to remain without electricity overnight, more than 24 hours after severe weather damaged power lines. About 500 properties remain affected, down from 10,000 at the peak of the power cut on Thursday. Electricity North ...
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:33:57 GMT
Cumbria crime author Matt Hilton spooked by 'paranormal activity' - News & Star
Cumbria crime author Matt Hilton spooked by 'paranormal activity'. By Chris Story. Last updated at 11:33, Friday, 06 December 2013. A crime writer has revealed he was so spooked by suspected supernatural activity that he had to move home. Author Matt ...
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:04:43 GMT