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Adam’s work with flood victims earns him his first full-time job

Date: Friday 2nd December 2016
Adam Yarker with the award he received after being named most improved volunteer at a ceremony for flood volunteers earlier this year.

A PENRITH man has turned his contribution to supporting others during last year’s floods into a personal success story, securing paid employment for the first time.

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Surgery safe at Carlisle and Whitehaven hospitals, say inspectors

Date: Thursday 1st December 2016
Cumberland Infirmary sign

THE chief inspector of hospitals has found that surgery provided by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust is safe and well led, following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

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Skelton takes a break from professional football — and signs for Appleby

Date: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Gavin Skelton with wife Rebecca and son Henry.

AFTER leaving his post as manager of Scottish Championship side Queen of the South earlier this month, Gavin Skelton is enjoying a break from professional football — and has signed for his home town team, Appleby.

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