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Silloth care home named best in Britain

Silloth Nursing and Residential Care Home Credit: ITV Border

A Cumbrian care home has been named best in the country at a prestigious awards ceremony in London.

Silloth Nursing and Residential Care Home beat off competition from more than 3,000 others across the UK to claim the "Care home of the Year" award.

Lori Carnochan went along to meet some of the staff and residents:

Police appeal after theft from charity shop

Police want to speak to the person in this image. Credit: Cumbria Police
Police want to speak to the person in this image. Credit: Cumbria Police

Police want to speak to the person in the CCTV images above, in connection with a burglary at McMillan Charity Shop in Silloth.

The alleged incident happened on 9 March 2016 at approximately 8:07am.

Anyone who recognises the individual, or has any information about the incident, should call Cumbria Police on 101.

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Police name man who died after holiday park 'altercation'

Stanwix Park Holiday Centre Credit: ITV Border

Police have named a 47-year-old man who died after an altercation at a holiday park in Cumbria.

Robert William Gordon, from Annan Park, Kilmarnock, was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary and was pronounced dead on 13 March 2016.

Police say it followed an incident at the Stanwix Park Holiday Centre in Silloth, which occurred between 1:45am and 2:45am on 12 March.

They are investigating the circumstances of his death and are supporting his family.

A 47-year-old man from Silloth, arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent, has been bailed.

Public appeal after Silloth holiday park death

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Cumbria Police have launched an appeal for information after a man died following an incident at the Stanwix Park Holiday Centre in Silloth.

The 47-year-old died in hospital on Sunday 13th March, after what police describe as 'an altercation'.

A 47-year-old man from Silloth, arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent, has been bailed.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Man dies after holiday park 'altercation'

A man has died following what police describe as an 'altercation' at a holiday park in Cumbria.

It took place in the early hours of Saturday 12th March at the Stanwix Park Holiday Centre in Silloth.

A forty seven year old man from Kilmarnock was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle where he was confirmed dead this afternoon.

A forty seven year old man from Silloth who was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent, has been bailed to return to Workington police station at a later date.

Police say their officers are offering support to the family of the dead man.

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