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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The driver of a Rangers supporters' bus which crashed on a roundabout killing a fan blamed the brakes when he was interviewed by police.
Sandy Murray, of Police Scotland, was was giving evidence at the trial of a bus driver who denies killing Ryan Baird by dangerous driving.
34-year-old Christopher Peck was involved in a head-on crash with a drunk driver. His funeral has taken place in his hometown, Workington.