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Cumbrian woman's hard and lonely battle against anorexia

Alison Walker photo Alison Walker's battle with anorexia has been a long, hard one and she still has some way to go - but she appears to be on the road to recovery. As Eating Disorders Awareness Week begins, she tells that a host of anxieties can trigger such illnesses.

Last updated 21 February 2011
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Save money on home bills

Today we continue with our weekly series to help you with money management. If you’re on a low income, struggling to make ends meet or are in debt, there are plenty of ways to cut spending costs and save money.Saving money on council taxReducing the costs of household billsWater costsEnergy costs

Last updated 19 February 2011
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All part of the show

wrest7 A Friday night in the late 1970s. Carlisle Market Hall was packed with young men, old women, any age you could mention. It seemed that everybody wanted to see “the wrestling”.

Last updated 19 February 2011
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‘I’ve put bodies in all sorts of places’

thelma222 copy Thelma Hancock is describing growing up in a house with parents who are blind.

Last updated 19 February 2011
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Nando's fans scale fencing to try food at new Carlisle restaurant

nando There’s talk that people will be camping out to make sure they are among the first to try a new restaurant when it opens in Carlisle. (29 comments)

Last updated 19 February 2011
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Who would gain from selling off our forests?

johnstevenson The News & Star looks at the case for and against privatising Cumbrian woodlands.

Last updated 16 February 2011
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Wild about volunteering

wildvol1 David Cameron has relaunched his “Big Society” project to get people interested in taking responsibility and pride in their local area and volunteering to help out.

Last updated 16 February 2011
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Cumbria's female entrepreneurs lead the way

ent111 You might assume young women in 2011 lack ambition – they are, after all, growing up in an age where footballers’ wives are role models and ‘living the dream’ can be achieved not by hard work but by auditioning for X Factor.

Last updated 15 February 2011
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Make your money go round

When you make a list of your expenses, think about whether you can make any cutbacks.

Last updated 12 February 2011
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How to be a last- minute lover

val008 Finding a restaurant Organising a last-minute romantic experienceBuying flowers Last-minute gifts

Last updated 12 February 2011
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Silence is golden - but not for tinnitus sufferers

Tinnitus photo This is Tinnitus Awareness Week. The News & Star meets two sufferers looking for some peace.

Last updated 10 February 2011
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At what age can a child be left at home alone?

Julia Morrison photo Most parents are highly protective of their children and won’t let them out of their sight unless they are strictly supervised. (1 comment)

Last updated 9 February 2011
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The battles that stained our green fields blood-red

reiverspread82a Two new books highlight the bitter and bloody wars fought across the Scottish borders.

Last updated 9 February 2011
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A mountain challenge for love of the Lakes

louise3 During the week Louise Walding is a London city slicker but every weekend she's back in Cumbria enjoying the great outdoors, and is currently in training to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. She tells Rosalind Gibb why

Last updated 8 February 2011
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Help to balance your budget

In the next few weeks we will be covering many important issues including budgeting, money management, benefits and grants, employment and pay, saving and borrowing and finally dealing with creditors.

Last updated 5 February 2011
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The other Wainwright

griffin5 Harry Griffin was a rock climber and a fell-walker. Thankfully for his readers, Harry was also a gifted communicator. He had a rare knack for describing Lakeland to anyone, regardless of their ability to scale its heights.

Last updated 5 February 2011
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Why we all want a taste of Chinese New Year

chin4 A Chinese take-away is so embedded in British culture it is almost our national dish. Many of us are living by numbers. A 45 with special fried rice or a 62 with noodles, perhaps.

Last updated 3 February 2011
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Author's tribute to 'magical' West Cumbria

brooks111 The house near Loweswater is higgledy-piggledy but homely; comfy sofas with tartan cushions, paintings of flowers hanging askew and a grand piano covered with clutter.

Last updated 3 February 2011
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Has the football world gone mad?

Steve Pattison photo The question has been asked before. But never has it been accompanied by quite so many screaming, flashing pound signs. (3 comments)

Last updated 2 February 2011
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New dance craze comes to Carlisle

Nuline dance photo Zumba was the keep fit craze of 2010, but what’s in store for 2011? Carlisle dance teacher Paul Turney thinks he has the answer: Nuline.

Last updated 2 February 2011
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