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CCTV images released following disorder in Whitehaven

The incident happened inside The Wellington pub in Whitehaven Credit: Cumbria Police

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.


Resurfacing works set to start on the A7 in Carlisle

The work will begin on Tuesday 29 August Credit: ITV Border

Cumbria County Council are set to start resurfacing work on the A7 on Scotland Road and Kingstown Road in Carlisle. The work will begin on Tuesday 29 August and is expected to last nine nights, not including weekends.

The work will happen between 7pm and 6am under temporary traffic lights. The cost of the work is said to be around £200,000. Efforts will be made to keep disruption to a minimum:

  • The main works between Bannatynes gym and the Lowry Hill traffic lights will likely cause the most disruption, expected to take 7 nights to complete.
  • The Northbound and Southbound approaches to the Lowry Hill pedestrian crossing, expected to take one night to complete.
  • The Northbound approach to the Kingstown pedestrian crossing and the parking bays outside Kingstown Post Office, expected to take one night.


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