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Duchess of Gloucester to visit Cumbrian charity

Hospice at Home is celebrating it's 20th anniversary Credit: PA

HRH The Duchess of Gloucester is visiting Cumbrian charity, Hospice at Home, this afternoon, which provides palliative care to patients at home.

The hospice is celebrating it's 20th anniversary. 150 staff, trustees, patrons and volunteers will gather for the royal visit and anniversary celebrations.


A685 reopened following traffic incident

The accident has been cleared and traffic returned to normal Credit: ITV Border

The A685 Ash Fell Road has been reopened both ways following a traffic incident involving a cyclist.

Traffic has returned to normal and the accident has been cleared between A683 (Kirkby Stephen) and Mill Street (Ravenstonedale).

A male cyclist reportedly fell off his bike on Ash Fell Road, Kirkby Stephen, at 10:30am on Monday 25 September.

The road was blocked both ways while emergency services attend the scene.

Thousands of pounds worth of power tools stolen

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 Credit: ITV Border

More than £2,000 worth of power tools have been stolen from a construction site in the area of Fell Foot, Newby Bridge.

The theft took place between 5.30pm on Monday 18 September and 7.30am on Tuesday 19 September.

Anyone with information should call PC 2161 Lawson on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


Concern for Carlisle man last seen leaving hospital

Paul Dickinson. Credit: Cumbria Police

Cumbria Police say they're concerned for the welfare of a man who left a hospital before he could be treated.

Paul Dickinson, from Carlisle, had suffered a facial injury.

He was last seen leaving the A&E ward at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle at 5.30pm last Thursday 21 September.

He was last seen wearing a beige jacket and dark-coloured trousers.

Anyone with information should call Cumbria Police on 101.

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