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Thursday, 29 January 2015

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Search for World War Two trio who helped seize leading Nazi

himmler 2301 An appeal has been launched to find three Workington men who may have been involved in the capture of Heinrich Himmler, one of the most powerful men of Nazi Germany.

PETROL WATCH: Check out fuel prices in Allerdale

petrolprices 2412 Check out the latest fuel prices in Allerdale with our handy map. (3 comments)

Former Workington Reds manager dies

Ken Furphy Former Workington Reds manager Ken Furphy has died at the age of 83. (3 comments)

Stroke victim Peter praises lifesavers

strokethanks2301 A Cockermouth man who had a stroke in the town centre while out with his granddaughter has praised the services that helped him.

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£2.5m wave energy boost for West Cumbrian firm

MPMprototype2301 A Maryport firm is at the centre of a £2.5 million project set to revolutionise energy and create dozens of jobs.

Power to the people, says Karen, after cleaning up £1,000 damages

rugwoman 2301 A West Cumbrian woman has advised people to stand up to big firms when service isn’t up to scratch after she was awarded more than £1,000 for a damaged carpet.

£1 million Japan nuclear plant boost for Cumbrian firm

reactglasses2301 A Cockermouth technology company has helped to clean up Japan’s Fukushima power plant in a contract worth around £1 million.

West Cumbrian woman banned from 45 shops

shoplifterban2301 A serial Workington shoplifter has been banned from 45 shops for two years.

Team GB call up for Maryport’s Simon Lawson

Simon Lawson 2301 Maryport wheelchair racer Simon Lawson has been selected to represent Team GB in April’s IPC World Championship marathon.

Times & Star Heart Start - follow campaign progress by map

TSdefibrillator As the Times & Star Heart Start campaign grows, you can follow progress on our map.

Times & Star Heart Start - everything you need to know

heartlogo 2811 Catch up with all the stories from our campaign

Dearham villagers show they have a heart

heart2 1601 A defibrillator has been installed at the Sun Inn in Dearham. (1 comment)

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Schools league table results published

The number of secondary schools considered to be under-performing has doubled in the wake of a major overhaul of the exams system, official figures show.

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Dan desperate to get back into action for Workington Reds

Dan Wordsworth photo Skipper Dan Wordsworth is itching to get back into action and help his Workington Reds team-mates make a return to the play-off positions.

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