Cumbria Constabulary have raised more than £1,300 in a football tournament to remember their fallen colleague, PC Bill Barker.Read the full story ›
Curtis Kirkbride, 27, of Kinniside Avenue, is said to be involved with a domestic assault that happened this weekend.Read the full story ›
Cumbria's Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner is criticising the government about police pay. The Home Office announced last week it was lifting the pay cap for police officers, but the extra money to pay for the rise would have to come from local police budgets.
The government says forces have the reserves to pay for the increase but Peter McCall says that will put other projects at risk:
Cumbria Fire and Rescue were called to a large fire in a Workington garage on Clay Flatts Trading Estate at 8.58am this morning, Friday 8 September. Locals were able to see smoke coming from the premisis:
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A Penrith man has been jailed for a violent attack on an ex-partner in Carlisle.Read the full story ›
CCTV images have been released of a number of men that Cumbria Police would like to identify in connection with disorder that happened on the evening of 16 April 2017 inside The Wellington pub in Whitehaven.
Police arrested four males. A 42-year-old and a 17-year-old from Workington and a 33-year-old and a 27-year-old from Bishop Auckland, County Durham on suspicion of affray.
Anyone who knows of the men should contact police referencing incident number 174 of 16 April 2017.
Police have released CCTV images in the investigation of a serious assault in a Carlisle bar.Read the full story ›
Police have confirmed that a 74-year-old woman has died following a collision on the A6 near Plumpton last week.
Ann Miller, from Penrith, was the front seat passenger in a VW Golf travelling north on the A6 between Penrith and Carlisle on Wednesday 9 August.
At 12.30pm the car collided with a white Mercedes van travelling in the other direction in the area of Plumpton Foot.
The van driver was uninjured.
The family of Ann Miller have released the following statement:
Ann was a very quiet and respectful, genuine person. She loved to look after her family and was a good cook.
“She cared deeply for her husband, children including the late Matthew, grandchildren and wider family.
“Ann was originally from Carlisle but lived in Penrith where she was well known and she enjoyed shopping, particularly with her daughter Louise.
“Ann will be very sadly missed by all her family including her husband Matthew, children Louise, George, William, Matthew and Marlene.”
Cumbria Police officers will be joining forces in Kendal this weekend to raise money for Macmillan Cancer.Read the full story ›
Meet Sansa and Harley, the newest furry additions to Cumbria Police force. They're training to recover bodies from water and find evidence from crime scenes: