Cumbria

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New Cumbria coalmine likely to break UK’s climate pledge, analysis says
Whitehaven colliery will release about 17,500 tonnes of methane every year, estimates thinktank

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

17, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Second charity refuses £10k raised for woman guilty of false rape claims
Women’s group in Barrow was one of two charities to receive money raised for Eleanor Williams

Helen Pidd North of England editor

07, Jan, 2023 @8:45 AM

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Abuse survivor charity refuses £10,000 raised for woman guilty of false rape claims
Maggie Oliver Foundation says it would be ‘unethical’ to accept money raised on crowdfunder page in aid of Eleanor Williams

Helen Pidd North of England editor

05, Jan, 2023 @5:49 PM

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How Eleanor Williams’s lies about grooming and abuse unravelled
With one horrific viral post, a young woman set off a domino run that derailed lives, damaged community relations and created fear among the Asian community in Barrow
Warning: graphic imagery

Helen Pidd North of England editor

04, Jan, 2023 @10:20 PM

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‘I went downhill’: man falsely accused of rape on becoming a hate figure
Jordan Trengove faced trial after being accused by Eleanor Williams after a night out in 2019

Helen Pidd North of England editor

03, Jan, 2023 @7:36 PM

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Woman who lied about grooming gang guilty of perverting course of justice
Eleanor Williams, 22, claimed she had been trafficked by Asian gang and made false rape allegations

Helen Pidd North of England editor

03, Jan, 2023 @4:15 PM

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Cumbrian man completes mission of running marathon every day in 2022
Gary McKee, 53, from Cleator Moor hits target of raising £1m for Macmillan Cancer Support and Hospice at Home West Cumbria

Nadeem Badshah

31, Dec, 2022 @5:48 PM

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‘It’s me against the road’: meet the marathon man of west Cumbria
Gary McKee has run a marathon a day throughout 2022 on his Three Six Five Challenge for charity

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

29, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Hill walkers in UK urged not to rely on smartphones
As more people explore outdoors and rescue callouts rise, experts advise use of maps and compass

Miranda Bryant

27, Dec, 2022 @4:12 PM

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Man dies after being shot by armed police in Cumbria
Officers used firearm after being called to Carlisle address where man in 40s was reported to be threatening people

Harry Taylor

19, Dec, 2022 @8:26 PM

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Watermill and shipwrecks among heritage sites listed in England
The Historic England list also includes two cab shelters in London and first world war training trenches

Caroline Davies

15, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Gove’s defence of UK coalmine dismissed as ‘greenwashing nonsense’
Head of offsetting standard rubbishes minister’s claim of Cumbrian mine’s carbon neutrality as ‘absurd’

Patrick Greenfield

13, Dec, 2022 @9:59 AM

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