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Cumbria County Council has revealed it will be carrying out the 90,000 work on four sections of the C1014 covering almost 1km in total. A council spokesman said he hoped the temporary closure would only be in place from 7am each day until about 6pm, but the evening reopening of the road might not always be possible.
One of the bosses of a firm named and shamed for misusing clients' pension funds has been sacked from his senior role with a top finance firm in Switzerland. The dismissal of Anton Taylor came days after The Cumberland News contacted his employer and revealed his involvement in the disgraced company Quintillion Asset Management Ltd. Quintillion collapsed two years ago with debts of more than 2.4 million, leaving investors with huge losses.
Chartered accountant Ian Lancaster acquired the building, in Victoria Place in the city centre, at auction for 370,000 in February. The plans show 51 bedrooms over four floors, plus six communal kitchen/dining areas, and 17 parking spaces.
A son whose elderly father has been charged with murdering his wife at their remote Cumbrian home will today return from the United States. A Carlisle Crown Court judge heard that the only relatives of 81-year-old John Michael Parry were abroad, but due to fly back to Britain.
Residents living on Carlisle's northern fringe say their rural outlook could be destroyed if a plan to build 190 new homes is approved. The scheme is the latest in a series of housing schemes now in the pipeline as the city experiences a mini-housing boom which will see developments across the area.
Despite a raft of objections, councillors gave the green light to an energy firm's proposals to erect nine 413ft turbines each three times the height of Carlisle Civic Centre at Beck Burn Peat Works between Longtown and Gretna.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has revealed that new guidelines have been drawn up for English hospitals to put an end to "unfair" charges at hospitals.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:41 am
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