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Love in a Box exhibition

An exhibition of photos by Carlisle News and Star photographer Ian Cooper, which capture the suffering of children in Romania, has opened to the public. The pictures, at Carlisle library, show youngsters who have Aids or who live in street

Government support forNew Horizons

A campaign run by the Carlisle News and Star to encourage the region’s youngsters to attend university has received the backing of Tony Blair. After the newspaper launched its New Horizons campaign to try to encourage the area’s talented state

'How we broke news to the world'

The Carlisle News and Star has been telling readers how it broke the news of their football team’s survival to the world. The paper’s website, had a running report on the action at Brighton’s Withdean Stadium and updates from

News In Brief – from around the regions

A REAL HANDFUL: Pensioner Godfrey Hill has been called The Messiah, an alien and a freak – because he has a thumb and five fingers on each hand. The 72-year-old retired engineer has hexadactyly. The condition is said to affect

Young writers are praised for their positive reporting

Young journalist Emily Andrews was the winner of the professional category at this year’s Prince’s Trust Local Reporting Awards. She penned an article in the Birmingham Evening Mail during Local Newspaper Week to show how the Trust helped someone to