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Plans unveiled for southern bypass in Carlisle

Plans have been unveiled to build a southern bypass around Carlisle and grow the city's population by 10%. The scheme, from the city and county councils, would also include a new village in the area.

It has government backing, but also needs government money in order for the vision to become a reality:


More than 2,000 Carlisle properties without power

More than 2,000 properties in Carlisle were left without power following a fault with Electicity North West's underground cable network.

The fault initially impacted 2,459 customers, but engineers worked quickly to restore supply to 1,115 properties early this afternoon.

The network operator has since posted to social media, stating that the majority of power supplies have been restored.

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Concern for missing Carlisle man last seen three weeks ago

Glenn Dawes Credit: Family photo

Police are searching for 65-year-old Glenn Dawes from Carlisle, who was last seen at his home on Ashness Drive on 22 November.

He is described as:

  • white
  • 5ft 8 inches tall
  • of stocky build
  • receding ginger hair
  • wearing a blue walking jacket and walking boots
  • carrying a yellow and black rucksack and walking stick

Anyone with information should call 101. Police ask Mr Dawes, if he sees this appeal, to get in touch to let them know he is safe and well.

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