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Why putting on the kettle can help save lives

Anita Barwick photo Anita Barwick sits down and the photographs she’s carrying are carefully placed face down on the table in front of her.

Last updated 21 September 2010
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Where to get a cuppa to help the fight against cancer

THE World’s Biggest Coffee Morning organised by Macmillan Cancer Support is the UK’s third largest charity fundraising event.

Last updated 21 September 2010
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‘You can live happily with cancer’

coffee222 Sue Thompson had been through the trauma of cancer scares before, but this time she had a feeling it would be bad news.

Last updated 21 September 2010
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Housing benefit cut means "I’ll end up on the streets"

sm brian hedley Housing benefit is the latest victim placed on a long list of planned Government cuts. Following a protest rally in Carlisle the News & Star looks at the effect the cuts could have

Last updated 20 September 2010
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When Housewife, 49, finally found peace

nella123wood Nella Last dreamed of another life where she was different and special.

Last updated 18 September 2010
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The magic of mushrooms

mush5 Fungus foraging – the term sounds as deeply unsexy as it is possible to get.

Last updated 18 September 2010
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Last updated 18 September 2010
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Wedding show returns to Carlisle Racecourse

Live the Dream photo The Live the Dream Wedding Show takes place again this month and has to be the number one destination in Cumbria if you’re getting married.

Last updated 14 September 2010
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Eco-friendly driving gives fuel for thought

Alexander Rhodes photo If we're not going to walk, cycle or use public transport we can at least drive in a more eco-friendly way. And it can save us hundreds of pounds as well as gallons of petrol, as Stephen Blease discovers

Last updated 14 September 2010
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We lived the dream, so can you

wedtue1 When she woke up on the morning of her wedding day Claire Donnelly couldn’t wait to put on her wedding dress.

Last updated 14 September 2010
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On the catwalk...

IT’S ONE of the first things most brides-to-be think about when they’re starting to plan their big day.

Last updated 14 September 2010
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A full day of things to see and do

MAKE a day of it at the Live the Dream Wedding Show as there’ll be plenty to see and do.

Last updated 14 September 2010
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Deadly show, live on air

backshall119 Most people take note of the saying ‘never work with children or animals’ but then Steve Backshall isn’t like most people.

Last updated 11 September 2010
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There’s no place like home – even if it’s a windmill, church or old telephone exchange

prop6 It takes a lot to make a house a home. So how about making a church, a caravan, a windmill or a telephone exchange station a home instead?

Last updated 11 September 2010
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ON THE CARDS

tarot111 As she turned over the tarot card to reveal an image of a magician Jade Ashcroft knew what she had to do.

Last updated 10 September 2010
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TAKE US SERIOUSLY

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Last updated 10 September 2010
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Cumbrian 'art nude' calendar aims to raise thousands for charity

MS calendar photo Two Cumbrian women tell Rosalind Gibb why they have bared nearly all for a charity calendar

Last updated 9 September 2010
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Is organic food really better for our health?

Organic fruit photo It's Organic Fortnight and the Soil Association is promoting producing food while protecting the environment, improving animal welfare and avoiding chemical pesticides. Is it time we all shopped organically?

Last updated 7 September 2010
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Migraine - the pain that causes a real headache

Margaret Halstead photo Migraine Awareness Week runs until Saturday. We look at a condition which is very common and yet very misunderstood.

Last updated 6 September 2010
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Visitors flooding to Cumbrian maritime exhibition

mari124 ‘It’s a very British thing,” says Charlotte Steed. “We just love the sea and sailing. We are an island nation.”

Last updated 3 September 2010
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