Cumbria

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Cumbria is a county in north-west England. It was formed in 1974 from the former counties of Cumberland and Westmorland, the Furness section of Lancashire, and part of the West Riding of Yorkshire. It is the most mountainous county of England, and contains the Lake District National Park.
Cumbria: former counties:
1 Cumberland
2 Westmorland
3 Lancashire
4 West Riding of Yorkshire

Cumbria comprises six local government districts: Barrow-in-Furness, South Lakeland, Copeland, Allerdale, Eden, and the City of Carlisle.

Cumbria Constabulary is the county police force.

LGBT history

At one time there were a Cumbria / Borders CHE Group and a North Cumbria CHE Group

Queer Cumbria aims to provide a comprehensive guide and directory of all things LGBT in Cumbria.[1]

The painter Percy Kelley was born in Cumbria.

Cumbria Pride is held in Carlisle.[2]

Trans Lakes Nights are held monthly in Barrow-in-Furness.

References

  1. http://www.queercumbria.com
  2. http://www.cumbriapride.org/