The UK’s 20 top fish and chip shops of 2018 - is your favourite on the list?

Fish and chips are a staple British takeaway, and now some of the country's top chippies have been named.<p>A list of the UK's best fish and chip shops …


UK weather – Storm Ernesto to bring over smoke from US wildfires as Britain braces for wet and windy weekend

BRITS will feel the Ern tonight as a tropical storm Ernesto sweeps into the UK this evening.<p>Downpours are set to carpet the UK overnight as the …


to 2369: Prodigious

WUNDERKIND — given by corrections of misprints in clues — can be read as W UNDER KIND, indicating the unclued lights in each of four columns.<p><b>First prize</b> Cathy Staveley, London SW15<b><br>Runners-up</b> Frank Anstis, Truro, Cornwall; S.J.J. Tiffin, Cockermouth, Cumbria


Lotto winner beaten ‘like a rag doll’ by two dog sitters

Britain’s youngest Lotto winner was dragged around ‘like a rag doll’ in a vicious assault after a night out.<p>Callie Rogers, who won £1.87million aged …


Loose Sheep Leads Cumbria Police on Hilarious Chase

Sometimes, it’s the criminals who give police officers a hard time, fleeing justice and leading them on high-speed, dangerous chases.<p>57 photos<p>Other …


Documentary photography stars in the Distinctly show

Founded in 1997 the Pingyao International Photography Festival is China’s most prestigious photo festival, featuring images from more than 50 …

Martin Parr

Farmer guilty of recklessly disturbing Lake District ospreys

A farmer has been convicted of recklessly disturbing a pair of breeding ospreys at Bassenthwaite, in the Lake District, in June last year.<p>Paul …

Lake District

The big picture: 1970s street fashion in Barrow-in-Furness

In 1973, Daniel Meadows bought an old Leyland Titan double-decker bus for £360.20. He spent the next 14 months driving around Britain, covering 10,000 miles and stopping in 22 places, where he gave passing locals a print of themselves in return for having their portrait taken. The <i>Daily Mirror</i> ran a …


Arrive in style by boat

The gothic boat house and hidden jetty make the perfect arrival point at Wray Castle. Then it's just a short walk up to the castle entrance.<p>Boats run …

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Schmidt shines as Yorkshire move one step away from Northern Counties League triumph

ROTHERHAM teenager Ben Schmidt made a stunning debut for Yorkshire’s Northern Counties League team to help them to a 9.5-8.5 victory over Cumbria at …


Wigan Athletic sign Joe Garner from Ipswich Town

Wigan Athletic's latest transfer deadline day capture is Joe Garner from Ipswich.<p>The 30-year-old joins from Latics' Championship rivals on a two-year …


Holiday Guide 2019 Photo Competition

<b>Where your image was taken.</b><p><b>Why is Cumbria #yourplacetobe? Let us know why the image means so much to you and why you think it deserves to be on the</b> …

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Devon is officially the summer holiday capital of the UK

Devon has been revealed as the UK’s top county for summer-ready hotels, in an AA study to mark the holiday season.<p>AA data reveals Devon to be the …

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Sick thug Snapchats himself beating Morrisons worker 'with learning difficulties' as he begs for mercy in pool of blood

THIS is the sickening moment a teenage yob tried to impress his pals by savagely beating a 'disabled' Morrisons worker for Snapchat.<p>The thug - …


WATCH: Cattle At Woodland Gathering

Cattle perform live at last month's Woodland Gathering with footage provided courtesy of IMPATV


Violent thug strangled pregnant girlfriend causing 50 different injuries then left her covered in her own blood

A violent thug who strangled his pregnant girlfriend causing 50 different injuries and left her covered in her own blood has been jailed.<p>Perry Lloyd …


Win VIP Hospitality places to this year’s Cumbria stages!

The OVO Energy Tour of Britain team will be in Manchester this Friday and Saturday as part of the Allerdale Days expo, promoting the 2018 race’s two …

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UK’s youngest Lotto winner blew £2m on boob jobs, cocaine and parties - but now she's happier as working mum

The UK's youngest lottery winner has called for age limit to be raised after she revealed how she blew her £1.8m jackpot on drugs, partying and boob …

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SeaKing Electrical Wins Windermere Ferry Repair Deal

Birkenhead, Merseyside based maritime engineering company SeaKing Electrical has won a tender from Cumbria County Council to repair the electrics on …

Lake District

Heart Stopping Moment SAS Helicopter Swoops And Nearly Hits Motorist

When driving along a misty country road in the Lake District there are a few things you might expect to see - a sheep, maybe a couple of crazy …

Lake District

Result: Velo Club Cumbria 50m TT

<i>Richard Bickley fastest in the Velo Club Cumbria 50 mile time trial on August 4; Katie Lukas fastest woman</i><b>Result: Velo Club Cumbria 50m TT</b>1 Richard …

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Street for hire! Holidaymakers can rent a whole ROW of luxury cottages in the Lake District (and it can cost you just £20 a night per person)

Holidaymakers can now host their own private street party by renting a whole row of luxury cottages in the Lake District for £9,500 per week.<p>The five …

Lake District

Paramedic strike will run for 26 hours this weekend

Paramedics will go on strike for 26 hours this weekend over a long-running pay dispute.<p>Union GMB has announced that staff from the North West …


MyCumbria Card

MyCumbria – St. John’s Hospice<p>In order to become a MyCumbria member, you MUST have a valid CA or LA postcode at either your home or work address, as …

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Time at Cumbria Crystal

<b>Have you ever wondered what it would be like to blow a glass bauble? Our very own Alice headed to Cumbria Crystal</b> <b>recently to do just that! Read on to</b> …

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'Reduction' of 3,000 Sellafield roles will 'threaten' Warrington's economy

WARRINGTON'S economy will be 'threatened' by the 'reduction' of 3,000 Sellafield Ltd roles in the next five years.<p>The company – which is responsible …

Local Economies

WATCH: Grumbling Fur At Woodland Gathering

IMPATV capture Grumbling Fur's recent set at Woodland Gathering festival


Jellyfish 'the size of blue whales' spotted swimming near Wales, Cumbria, Blackpool and Dublin

Jellyfish that can grow to the size of blue whales have been spotted swimming in UK waters.<p>The enormous lion's mane jellyfish put three people in …


Warnings as Cumbrian drivers still caught using mobiles behind the wheel

Nearly a year and a half on since tougher penalties for drivers caught using their mobile phones behind the wheel and Cumbria Police have revealed …


Carlisle Puppet Pageant

A celebration of Carlisle and Cumbrian women will be the centre-piece of this year’s Carlisle Pageant.<p>The March for the Unsung Woman will be the …

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