Three years ago Brendan Richardson's hand was crushed in an accident.
He fought depression and was out of work, but says getting an apprenticeship has turned his life around:
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Carlisle MP, John Stevenson is holding a second Cumbria Nuclear conference today, following the success of the first conference in 2016.
A man who molested a young girl in Carlisle has been jailed for seven and a half years.
The annual Wigtown Book Festival kicks off today and is said to be the biggest yet.