Two of Workington's secondary Schools look set to close after being found to be inadequate by inspectors. Stainburn and Southfield have now been put into special measures by Ofsted.
To try to turn around the town's education standards a new academy will be created instead, opening at the start of next year. Time Backshall reports
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A charity fundraiser from the Carlisle area has admitted stealing more than £21,500 belonging to Cancer Research UK.
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Bungling Martin Bainbridge attempted three armed robberies in Carlisle, brandishing a knife wrapped in a tea towel.