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Human trafficking, labour exploitation and modern-day slavery were all issues addressed by Cumbria Police at a special event in Carlisle.
Over two hundred community leaders, social workers and police officers were at Carlisle racecourse to find out more about spotting the signs for slavery and human trafficking in our region.
Jessica Nevin spoke to the Police and Crime Commissioner Peter McCall and Detective Chief Inspector Lesley Hanson to find out more on what can be done locally:
A road accident on the M6, north of Junction 43 and Junction 44 in Carlisle, is causing major delays on the motorway.
Paramedics are at the scene, although not serious injuries are believed to have occurred.
Lane three has been blocked.
Cumbria Police are investigating reports of a break in at Carlisle Cathedral.
It is alleged to have taken place over the night of Tuesday, 24 May.
Police officers are working with Carlisle Cathedral staff and say it will remain closed until their investigation is concluded.
Two men have been charged in connection with robbery of a 72-year-old woman on Ashness Drive, on November 3 last year.
Thomas Kirkpatrick, 27, of Shadygrove Road, Carlisle, and Thomas Reynolds, 27, of Brookside place, Carlisle, have been charged with robbery.
They have both been bailed to appear at Carlisle Magistrates' Court on June 27.
A shopping centre in Carlisle will be hosting a live fashion event over the weekend.
The event at the Lanes shopping centre will be filled with fashion showcases and hair and make up demonstrations on Saturday, 27 May from 10am until 4pm.
There will be hourly fashion shows by models and dancers.
- 10-11am – Welcome and registration
- 11am – 4pm – Face of fashion competition
- 11am – First fashion show
- 12pm – Second fashion show
- 1pm – Third fashion show
- 1.30pm – 3pm – Hair demonstrations with RL Hair down at Debenhams
- 2pm – Fourth fashion show
- 3pm – Fifth fashion show
- 3pm – 4pm – Make up demonstration with Bridget Foster down at Debenhams
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