The biggest cut was made to the department that funds local councils. After three years of cuts, it now faces a further 10% reduction. Hannah McNulty has been looking at the real cost of the cuts and who is paying for them.
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A man has been found dead outside a property in Carlisle, and five people have been arrested.
The woman who died in yesterday’s collision on the A689 has been named as Maureen Smith, aged 86, of Heads Nook, Brampton.
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