A new £2 million RNLI lifeboat has arrived in Workington, and volunteers are confident the vessel, which is 50 per cent faster than its predecessor, will save lives.
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A man has been arrested after a 31-year-old was stabbed in Workington.
Cumbria Police were called on Friday afternoon to reports of an assault taking place inside a property at Firth View Walk.
Officers arrived and found a man who had suffered a suspected stab wound to the back. He was treated by paramedics at the scene and taken to Preston Hospital by air ambulance.
An 18-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. He remains in police custody.
The injured man remains in hospital today. However, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Nobody else is being sought in relation to this incident.
Anyone who has information about what happened who has yet to come forward is asked to call Cumbria Constabulary on 101 quoting incident number 168 of 24 March 2017.
Gates could be put up in an alley in Workington town centre, after workers reported threatening behaviour, alcohol and drug-taking there.Read the full story ›
Plans for gates to be installed in Workington town centre to deter anti-social behaviour, are being put forwards by a Councillor in Allerdale.
It comes after several reports of anti-social behaviour and criminal damage over the past few years.
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The sister of the man, whose car has been damaged by a controlled explosion by Cumbria Police, says they apologised to him in person today.Read the full story ›
A bomb disposal team had to travel 90 miles to carry out a controlled explosion on a 'suspicious' car, after a blunder by Cumbria Police.
However, the silver Vauxhall had been left outside Workington Police Station by officers, who were trying to help after the owner of the vehicle became ill.
The mistake meant a long trip for the two-man bomb disposal team from Catterick in North Yorkshire.