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The Wheatsheaf: From derelict to award-winning in a year

Between four and five pubs are closing across Cumbria every week, but a pub near Kendal is a bit of an exception. It's proving popular locally and nationally.

The Wheatsheaf in Brigsteer has found new ways of funding itself and attracting customers and now it's won a CAMRA award for best turnaround pub in the North West.

Fiona Marley Paterson has more.

Son says slaughterhouse should have pleaded guilty

A Scottish Borders slaughterhouse have been found guilty of health and safety breaches after a man was killed in an accident.

Scottish Borders Abattoir Limited were fined a £100, 000 following the death of David Barker in January 2011.

His family say they now have closure. However Kevin Telford, David Barker's stepson, says that the company should have pled guilt:

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Full report: Carlisle Airport proposals approved

Plans to develop Carlisle Airport have been approved at a special council meeting.

Councillors voted in favour of the £20 million proposals by the Stobart Group - they want to increase freight and improve the runway.

It also means passenger flights from the airport may have moved a step closer.

Katie Hunter has this report:

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'Big market for flights to Ireland and London Southend'

Plans to develop Carlisle Airport have been approved at a special council meeting.

Councillors voted in favour of the £20 million proposals by the Stobart Group for a freight distribution centre and revamped runway.

Campaigners who have been fighting the plans say they're disappointed but Julian Carr Chief Executive of Stobart Air told ITV News why it's good news for Cumbria:

Stobart's airport plans to be discussed

The Stobart Group's plans to overhaul Carlisle Airport will be discussed at a special council meeting today, Monday 18 August.

Councillors are being recommended to approve the £20 million proposals for a freight distribution centre and revamped runway.

The plans have been the subject of a lengthy legal battle lasting many years.

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