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Saturday, 18 April 2015

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Also in your Whitehaven News this week...

A Whitehaven youth project has been given a £150,000 cash injection, pupils across Copeland have been preparing for Rock Challenge, Shaun Sandham is Kells' new vicar, James Burns has been given a date for his life-changing operation, Jarred's next stop is John O'Groats and mythical creatures were created at The Beacon.

Hospital chiefs hit back at car parking claims

HOSPITAL chiefs have hit back at claims that income from car parking goes to a private firm instead of into healthcare.

Queen of clean to visit

Kim Woodburn will make a special appearance at Whitehaven's Home and Garden Show (2 comments)

Tributes to outgoing leader

JFwoodburn TRIBUTES have been paid to outgoing Copeland Council leader Elaine Woodburn at her final meeting at the helm. (2 comments)

Almost half are standing down

cejjjackson A MAJOR overhaul of Copeland Council is on the cards next month with almost half the existing councillors deciding to stand down. (2 comments)

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Energy coast February 2015

EM Energy front February 2015 Click on the headline above to read the latest Energy supplement in e-edition format.

In Cumbria

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

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Rock Challenge Rehearsals

50075751W012.jpg St Patrick's Primary, St Benedict's and Mayfield school pupils polish up their acts during their school's Rock Challenge rehearsals. View our slideshow and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures


Mini beasts visit Acorns Pre-School in Cleator Moor

50075360W000.jpg Children at Acorns Pre-School at Cleator Moor had lots of fun when the mini beasts from Zoolab visited. Enjoy our slideshow of pictures.

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

We speak exclusively to Haven's new general manager Amanda Hewer. A Lofthouse hat-trick gives Mirehouse FC hope. There's rugby union picture action from Whitehaven Seconds v Aspatria. And there's a cash boost for Wath Brow Hornets' junior ranks. Plus all the latest hound trailing, sailing, swimming and orienteering news - on sale now.

Haven's 2015 fixtures

Craig Calvert photo All Whitehaven's Co-operative Championship and Challenge Cup fixtures and results for 2015.

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

What will an elected mayor mean?

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

Jonathan all set for theatre debut

jmcdowellpic1 A CLEATOR Moor man has answered a call to arms – and makes his acting debut next week.

Iconic orchestra Sands bound

hallepicc1 THE iconic Hallé – considered one of the UK’s top symphonic ensembles – will return to Carlisle on Saturday (7.30pm).

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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