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Saturday, 01 November 2014

Actors find Lost Boy in four days

barrieextra 3110 After only four days of rehearsals, 11 young actors were due to stage a play at a Workington theatre last night.

Britain’s Afghan campaign was ‘worthwhile’ says mum

monkfamily 3110 If the war in Afghanistan had not been worthwhile, then a West Cumbrian soldier died in vain.

Couple’s aid for Romania passes 2,000 boxes mark

romania1 3110 A Workington couple have shipped more than 2,000 shoeboxes to people in need in Romania over the last 20 years.

Pupils feel the beat at drumming workshop

drum2 3110 Pupils at Victoria Junior School in Workington got into a rhythm at a drumming workshop last Thursday.

New WI aimed at helping women build friendships

newcockiWI3110 Women in Cockermouth looking for something to do in their spare time can now join the town’s new branch of the WI.

Tennis match reaches 50 years

p3goldenwed 3110 A Maryport couple have celebrated 50 years of marriage with a £1,420 gift to charity.

Generous joggers run through Workington to raise poppy money

50069675T005 Runners pounded the streets and roads of Workington to do their bit for those who have served their country.

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