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Thursday, 24 July 2014

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Aspatria was alive with the sound of live music last weekend as the town hosted its first three-day music festival.

Tallentire ladies raise a cup of tea to charity efforts

tallraisers 1807 Three women from the village of Tallentire, near Cockermouth, have raised over £26,000 for charity.

Tips and advice on offer for firms entering CN Group Business Awards

Julian Whittle photo Firms entering the CN Group Business Awards can get tips and advice from one of the judges.

Sue calls it a day on 30-year school career

mrsjones 1107 A Workington teacher will retire next Friday after more than 30 years in the profession.

Schools get a taste of France before saying au revoir for the summer

frenchday3 1807 OH LA la, there was lots to celebrate at two West Cumbrian primary schools on Monday.

Double retirement for West Cumbria teaching couple

robinsonsretire1807 A Broughton couple have stepped down from their positions as assistant headteachers.

Day out at Maryport for Iggesund golfers

iggegolf2 1807 Fifty people took to the Maryport fairways last week to enjoy a round of golf and to support a fellow worker at Iggesund.

West Cumbria woman Harriet turns 100

harriethundred1807 Harriet Marsh celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday with her “babies” by her side.

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Cumbrians have fun in sun with temperatures set to soar again

Sunshine photo The summer sunshine is set to sizzle on until at least the weekend with forecasters predicting temperatures in Cumbria could reach 26C today..

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John Patrick re-signs for Workington Town

John Patrick photo Workington Town have re-signed three-quarter John Patrick, and extended the loan of Widnes Vikings’ Declan Hulme until the end of the season.

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