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Friday, 22 May 2015

Gary the ferret's big day out

Passengers on a Maryport bus got the shock of their lives when an escaped ferret tried to hitch a ride this week.

First major winners of weekly lifeboat draw revealed

lotterywinners2205 The first major winners of a local lottery have been revealed.


Defiant Cumbrian club returns to home wicket

threllkeldcric1 2205 Cricketers finally made their long-awaited return to their home ground at Threlkeld Cricket Club on Saturday, three years after it was destroyed by floods.

Garage beauty salon’s 10 years

garagesalon 2205 A Workington beauty salon that was set up in a garage is celebrating its 10th birthday.

Webchat with Jill Perry, of the Green Party

jillperry 1004 Get your questions ready! The Green Party's parliamentary candidate for Workington, Jill Perry, is holding a one-hour webchat here between 9.30am and 10.30am on Monday, April 27.

Election 2015

Counting votes and minutes during a long election night

poll2 1505 After a long day at the polls, Workington woke up to a historic change with the election of Sue Hayman as Cumbria’s first ever woman MP.
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Four sign new contracts at Workington Reds

Gari Rowntree  photo Workington Reds have been handed a huge boost ahead of the new season after several key players put pen to paper on new contracts this week.

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