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Woman 'critical but stable' after cow attack

The air ambulance was called to the scene. Credit: GNAAS

A woman is in a critical but stable condition in hospital, after being trampled by cows near Brampton on Sunday 31 August.

North West Ambulance Service called on the help of the Great North Air Ambulance trauma team.

They helped the woman at the scene. She had suffered serious pelvic, chest, head and spinal injuries, and was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.


Man injured during dog attack in Brampton

A man has suffered minor injuries after a Rottweiler attacked him and his dog in Cumbria.

The incident happened on Market Place in Brampton on June 30, but police have only now released the details.

Officers say a man walking his black labrador was attacked when the Rottweiler slipped its lead.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward, or anyone who may have had a similar incident happen to them in the area.

Brampton man jailed for failing to pay Council Tax

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A man from Brampton who failed to pay more than £3,000 in council tax has been jailed.

Stewart Forster, 43, of Beckside Gardens, failed to pay Carlisle City Council £3,413.85.

He was found guilty at Carlisle Magistrates' Court in November last year, and was ordered to repay the debt at £300 per month, and given a suspended committal sentence.

However he didn't pay up as ordered, and was arrested.

He's now been sentenced at the Magistrates' Court to 109 days in prison.


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