Current Cumbria News
Andrew Taylor killed in A595 crash at Foxfield - BBC News
A man died when the car he was driving collided with a lorry in South Cumbria. Andrew Taylor, 47, from Parkhouse Court in Barrow, was behind the wheel of a Peugeot 307, when it collided with a lorry on the A595 at Foxfield. Cumbria Police said Mr ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:40:49 GMT
Flooding affects Cumbria after heavy rainfall - News & Star
Several roads in west Cumbria are closed on Friday morning and trains are being delayed between Carlisle and Whitehaven. Police are warning motorists to take care as they drive to work and be aware of hidden dangers such as pools of water on road ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:20:29 GMT
A595 Cumbria reopens after fatal crash - NW Evening Mail
A DRIVER has died after colliding with a lorry on the A595 Cumbria at Foxfield near Broughton. DSCN0068. The accident occurred 1:30pm today. Emergency services, including North West Air Ambulance, were called after reports of a car and a lorry being ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:21:33 GMT
Cumbrian children's boss quits - News & Star
The council statement said: “After three years of dedicated service to Cumbria's children and young people, Cumbria County Council's director of children's services, Julia Morrison, has decided to pursue interests outside thecounty. “Cumbria's children ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:19:13 GMT
Cumbria Police pays out thousands of pounds over lost property - BBC News
Cumbria Police paid out between £3,000 and £6,000 last year to compensate people for property it seized and then lost or damaged. A meeting with the police and crime commissioner (PCC) Richard Rhodes, was told the force has not set any rules for ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:23:07 GMT
Woman dies after Cumbria road collision - NW Evening Mail
Cumbria police said emergency services attended the scene of a road traffic collision on the Old Scotch Road, Sedbergh today. At 9.16am police were called following a collision between a Land Rover and a quad bike. The driver of the quad bike was ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:09:10 GMT
Suspended boss gets new job with Cumbria council - News & Star
Cumbria County Council has defended its decision to put Helen Smith in charge of its children in care services. Ms Smith resigned as director of Children's Services at Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council last year, a month after she was suspended ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:51:32 GMT