One lane of the A66 westbound at Penrith is now fully open following a large fire involving a crane on the back of an lorry. The eastbound side of the road is fully reopened.
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Animal charity the Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a dog suspected of being used for badger baiting was found abandoned.
A speeding motorist who caused the death of an elderly pedestrian in a Cumbrian town centre has been jailed.
Police are inviting people in Longtown to a discuss their concerns about antisocial behaviour in the area.