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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Workington academy

Executive head pledges to work towards an outstanding school

West Cumbrian village bus service is axed

ednabusstop1710 Villagers were this week shocked to hear that the only bus service going through Brigham and Greysouthen will be axed following a county council decision to withdraw subsidies. (4 comments)

COMMUNITY HEROES: Honour the heroes of our communities

Washington Square photo We have launched a campaign to find the unsung heroes and heroines in our community.

Dog-friendly Keswick pub set to reopen

doggun 1710 A popular Keswick pub is due to reopen tomorrow after a facelift. (2 comments)

Maryport bus cuts hit traders

Cuts to the Maryport town bus service are already having an impact on local businesses. (1 comment)

Little Clifton couple on a mission to help Gambia

watts2 1710 A couple from Little Clifton are raising money to help fund a trip to take donated supplies and voluntary help to Gambia.

Tune in to Maryport man's pampered pooch TV reality show

doghotel 1710 A former Maryport man is starring in a reality television show about some of the most pampered pooches in Britain.

Award chance for Greysouthen writer

A book written by a Greysouthen woman, which was inspired by her grandmother’s memoirs, has been shortlisted in a competition.

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Outstanding Workington Comets see off Edinburgh Monarchs

Speedway photo Workington Comets 53 Edinburgh Monarchs 43: Workington Comets put in an excellent display to beat table-toppers Edinburgh, despite nothing but pride being on the line.

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Is it right for the county council to charge a £20 admin fee for residents' parking permits?

Yes, the council needs to cover its costs.

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