Digital Reporter

Digital reporter for Newsquest Cumbria - covering a range of stories across the county including; Carlisle, Kendal, Penrith, Keswick, Barrow-in-Furness, Workington, Whitehaven.

Latest articles from David Mackie

LETTER 'Are the Government doing 'everything they can' on travel costs?'

WE are all facing a cost of living crisis. I keep listening to ministers sympathising, saying that they are taking action, taking 5p off fuel duty, 'helping out' but in a way that seems to benefit second and third home owners more than the average voter – and they’re now talking about tax cuts.

MATCH REPORT Whitehaven v Halifax Panthers at the LEL Arena

IT was a return to winning ways for Simon Grix's Halifax Panthers as they put last week's nilling at the hands of Leigh Centurions behind them and secured two points in West Cumbria, scoring 18 unanswered second half points to turn around a halftime deficit for their ninth victory in their last 10 games.