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Saturday, 30 May 2015

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New-look pub opens

A popular Workington pub has reopened after a makeover designed to bring it into the 21st century.

Cockermouth’s Ben Stokes is a national hero

Stokes 3 2905 From Sandair to superstar – Cockermouth cricketer Ben Stokes is England’s new hero.

CN Group Business Awards launched

Rob Johnston photo Today we launch the CN Group Business Awards 2015 to celebrate Cumbria’s most enterprising, innovative and dynamic companies and businesspeople.

Tuck in to Eats!

eats1 2905 Make sure to pick up a copy of Eats – the Times & Star’s dedicated publication to all things food and drink in West Cumbria.

Uppies and Downies fobs are the key to fund-raising

uppiesshutt 2905 Uppies and Downies players came together in support of a Workington girl with leukaemia.

A pat on the back for gardener Alan

alanwills 2905 A volunteer who has helped to keep Aspatria’s St Mungo’s park in order for over five years has been thanked by the town council.

School reunion for year of 1955

oldschpic 2905 A former Workington Grammar School pupil hopes to roll back the years with his old classmates at a 60th anniversary reunion.

Organiser Gary to launch yet another trawler race weekend

trawlerrace 2905 Maryport's annual trawler race is growing every year – and it is mainly down to one man.

New boost for Workington centre’s development

selina 2905 A Workington community centre has appointed a former charity fund-raiser as its new community development officer.

80-year-old twins celebrate birthday

P3sisters 2905 When Marjorie Reay underwent tests for stomach pains, she discovered that her twin sister had gallstones.

Andy teaches elite combat skills

50077242T003 A Crosby man is encouraging people to learn the vital life skill of self-defence by using combat techniques developed for the Israeli army.

VIDEO: What to do if someone stops breathing

heartlogo 2811 Through the Times & Star Heart Start campaign, we want more people to have the knowledge and confidence to help if someone stops breathing.

VIDEO: CPR and defib demo for deaf community

heartlogo 2811 Watch our video to help deaf people in West Cumbria understand how to help if someone has stopped breathing.

Times & Star Heart Start - follow campaign progress by map

TSdefibrillator As the Times & Star Heart Start campaign grows, you can follow progress on our map.

Times & Star Heart Start - everything you need to know

heartlogo 2811 Catch up with all the stories from our campaign

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News from around the county

Future of St Bees School ‘will be revealed within weeks’

St Bees School photo Further revelations about what the future holds for a school in west Cumbria, due to close at the end of this term, should be made public within the next three weeks.

Latest sport

Workington Town's Mattinson out of Halifax game

Graeme Mattinson photo Workington Town captain Graeme Mattinson has been ruled out of tomorrow’s visit of Halifax after failing to recover from a head injury.

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