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Picturing life at the extremes

mills2 Richard Mills’ photography portfolio shows vast deserts, vibrant street markets and exotic beaches, snapped under the blazing sun in Africa and Asia.

Last updated 1 March 2011
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Fair deals

fairt3 ‘The world is very unfair. The inequality is terrible. I have a house and a garden, I can send my children to school for free. Some people are living in poverty, their children are starving, they can’t send them to school.

Last updated 28 February 2011
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Carlisle's Jesus on Toast artist planning Einstein portrait

Adam Sheldon photo Meet an artist whose bread and butter is bread without the butter. Burnt in fact. And made into pictures...

Last updated 26 February 2011
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How to be in the money

Today’s article looks at different strategies to increase your income and will will also be looking at the grants or benefits you may be entitled to. We look at some of the things you can do to make sure you have got all the money coming in you’re entitled to and earn extra cash.

Last updated 26 February 2011
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The world at their feet but no roof above their heads

af homel1 Bo and Kee are passing to each other, there are step-overs and flick-ups, Timmy bounces on the spot, waiting for his pass. They’re training over in Workington as well. Homeless men and women meet every week at the Moorclose Sports Centre for a game.

Last updated 24 February 2011
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Where are all the jobs for school leavers?

mbapprentice1 With youth unemployment at its highest for 20 years and more students priced out of university, what chances do young people have of landing that first job?

Last updated 23 February 2011
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Harold the Giraffe has life lessons to teach

learninglift232a With bare walls painted black and a plain green carpet, the inside of the mobile classroom looks unremarkable.

Last updated 23 February 2011
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Cumbrian drama club shines

Emma Rydal photo Former Coronation Street and East is East actress Emma Rydal has enjoyed a successful career and since moving back home to Brigham has been teaching local youngsters some tricks of the trade - giving them an opportunity she never had as a child.

Last updated 23 February 2011
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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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