Postal workers have been protesting against the proposed privatisation of the Royal Mail. Campaigners urged people passing Carlisle Town Hall to sign postcards urging the government to reconsider. The Communication Workers' Union said it would particularly affect rural areas such as Cumbria.
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The family of murdered schoolboy Jordan Watson say getting justice for their son has helped restore their faith in people.
Cumbria Police have welcomed the sentences handed out to three men convicted of killing schoolboy Jordan Watson.
The "kind and caring" schoolboy was just 14 when he was found dead in a cemetery in Carlisle.