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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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Fire crews issue a crisis warning

WHITEHAVEN firefighters are warning the public to “be vigilant” after crew shortages have resulted in inadequate night-time cover. (5 comments)

A special party

Twelve months ago Katelyn McAleavy was desperately waiting for a life-saving operation. This week, she was joined by friends and family to celebrate her first anniversary of being given a new heart.

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In The Whitehaven News this week...

We speak to comic crooner Don Spedding as he bids farewell to the stage. There's thrills and spills at Cleator Moor's family fun day. There's a cash boost for Mayfield courtesy of Whitehaven Golf Club. And Copeland's mayor enjoys a production of Robin Hood courtesy of Gosforth Amateur Dramatic Society - on sale now.

Phoenix Youth Project Fun Day

50066609W008.jpg Youngsters had fun in the sun at the Phoenix Youth Project fun day in Cleator Moor. View our slideshow of pictures and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures

Energy coast May 2014

EM Energy May 2014 front Click on the headline above to read the latest Energy supplement in e-edition format.

In Cumbria

EM In-Cumbria 11 front Click on the headline above to read the latest In Cumbria supplement in e-edition format.

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Visit Whitehaven Market

50066631W014.jpg Dancers from Stage Stars group were one of the acts entertaining the crowds during the Visit Whitehaven Market event. View our slideshow of pictures and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures


In the Whitehaven News' sports pages this week...

Commonwealth volunteer Hannah follows in her father's footsteps. Whitehaven Boxing Club hosts a Games traning camp. Canny Girl clinches the Premier trail. Plus all the latest golf, netball, orienteering, snooker and sailing news - on sale now.

Haven's 2014 fixtures

Craig Calvert photo All Whitehaven's Co-operative Championship and Challenge Cup fixtures and results for 2014.

Whitehaven carnivals of yesteryear

S761371.jpg THE carnivals of yesteryear were certainly lavish affairs. Take a step back in time and look at some images from the 1920s and 1930s that demonstrate how the crowds turned out for this annual highlight of the summer months

You Say

Sharing some facts on friends in arms

letter CATCH up with views and comments from readers in this week's Letters Page. And if you wish to send a letter, write to letters.wn@whitehaven-news.co.uk

Threads transforms into shop window for talent

morriss MUSIC fan and events promoter Danny Maudling was never one to let the lack of a venue stand in his way.

See art live in the studio of West Cumbrian artists

markapearceac PREPARATIONS are well under way for the annual feast of art known as C-Art, with West Cumbria taking a leading role this year.

In The Archives

Taken back in time

Catherine Clark and Jacqueline Moore from Whitehaven Record Office and Local Studies Library on special activity sessions with an historic twist (6 comments)
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