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Twin gets a new kidney — and now crosses fingers for sister

Date: Friday 17th February 2017

A WOMAN from Glenridding who has been undergoing kidney dialysis for two and a half years is recovering in hospital after a transplant.

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North Cumbria emergency care figures above national average

Date: Tuesday 14th February 2017
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NORTH Cumbria’s hospitals have continued to perform above the national average for emergency care despite the busy winter period. The trust which runs the hospitals at Carlisle and Whitehaven has been ranked 42nd out of 139 with a major A&E department in England for December.

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Steam-powered giant pulls crowds at Appleby

Date: Tuesday 14th February 2017

RAIL fans turned out in numbers at Appleby today to get a glimpse of steam-powered locomotive Tornado when it called at the town.

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