Homes and businesses in Stainburn, Workington, have been given temporary Broadband and phone access, after seven power cables were accidentally cut last Friday.
Around 300 fault reports were sent to BT Openreach, and many people were without services for almost a week:
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Homes in part of Stainburn, in Workington have had no broadband or phone lines for almost a week after underground cables were accidentally damaged.
It's thought around 70 people are affected, including local businesses. Openreach maintains the local network and says the damage was caused by a separate contractor but that it's now checking out what repairs are needed.
Cumbria police are looking for the man in this CCTV image in connection with an alleged assault.
The incident occurred at Workington bus station on Saturday 29 November 2014 between 7.20pm and 7.40pm.
The victim, a 16 year old girl, was uninjured.
Anyone who recognises the man, or has any information about the incident, should contact Cumbria police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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Sue Hayman has been chosen as the Labour Party’s candidate for Workington at the upcoming General Election.
She is currently Cumbria County Councillor for Howgate and has previously worked for Cumbria-based Copper Consultancy, and in social services.
She will be looking to succeed Sir Tony Cunningham who is retiring after 14 years of service.
She joins Rozila Kana of the Conservative Party, Phill Roberts of the Liberal Democrats, Jill Perry of the Green party, and Mark Jenkinson of UKIP in the fight for the Workington seat.
Greg Hoare reports on the job losses throughout the region.
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37 jobs are set to be lost in Carlisle as a John Lewis distribution centre closes.
The company has announced plans to close its depot at the Kingmoor Business Park.
A consultation process will now start with all employees, who are to be offered early retirement, voluntary redundancy or relocation to a new distribution centre in Milton Keynes.
The MP for Workington says that a task force needs to be set up to see if a West Cumbrian factory can be saved.
Yesterday, the Eastman Chemical Company announced that its factory in Flimby, near Workington, may have to close.
With more than 152 jobs at risk, Sir Tony Cunningham says that there has got to be hope.
Sir Tony Cunningham, the MP for Workington, has said that today's announcement that the Eastman factory may close is a 'huge blow' to the people of Workington.