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Thursday, 29 January 2015

Mediawatch: Making electricity from dog mess and Callie Rogers bares all

Our round up of Cumbria in the national media: 

Could we make power from dog poo?

Dog mess is to be turned into electricity in a pioneering scheme that aims to collect an eye-watering four tonnes of waste a day across just one county.

And Cumbria is said to be one of the areas interested in developing the idea.

Read more at Daily Mail Online

Callie Rogers shows off baby bump and tattoo

When Callie Rogers won £1.9million on the lottery aged 16, a happy future seemed assured.

However, the teenager's jackpot win left her life in tatters after she squandered it on drugs and partying.

Now aged 25, Miss Rogers is pregnant with twins – and has posed naked for a magazine shoot showing off her tattooed baby bump.

Read more at Daily Mail Online 

Farming Common Land

Radio 4's Farming Today focused on the farming of common land in Cumbria

Listen on BBC iplayer

Council staff under the microscope

The impact of cuts on staff morale and working conditions at Cumbria County Council has been the focus of an academic study 

Read more at Guardian online


Spotted Cumbria in the national media? Get in contatct nturner@cngroup.co.uk or via Twitter @nickincumbria 


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