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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.
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Heavy rain overnight has caused flash flooding in Carlisle. One of the home owners affected is pensioner, Jean Hall, who lives on Welsh Road in Harraby. This is the third time her house has been hit by floods:
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.
A windy day with a mixture of sunny spells and showers, some of which may be heavy with a risk of thunder.
Feeling cool, especially along the coast.
Maximum temperature 19 °C.
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