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Saturday, 07 March 2015

Wave energy plan for Solway to power thousands of homes

Tidal lagoon Thousands of jobs could be created from a multi-billion pound tidal power project off the Workington coast.

Support group is planned for grandparents

ggrankids2 0603 A Workington woman who has guardianship of her two grandchildren wants to set up a support group for people in a similar situation.

Daughters’ tribute raises thousands for charity

tanyabook 0603 A Workington family has raised £12,800 for cancer research in memory of their father.

Jeanne is cover image for American novelist

covergirl 0603 A Workington woman has become the cover star of an American author’s latest page-turner.

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Acts revealed to play Keswick Mountain Festival

Badly Drawn Boy photo Folk superstar Seth Lakeman, Dodgy, Badly Drawn Boy and the Peatbog Faeries will all be playing at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival.

Solfest is back with a bang

solfest2 2702 Solfest organisers are promising festival-goers the best experience they can with a new look for 2015. (3 comments)

Lulu named as Maryport Blues Festival headliner

lulu2702a Lulu has been revealed as the headline act for this year’s Maryport Blues Festival. (10 comments)

An appointment with the doctor in Aspatria

docmed 2702 Doctor and the Medics, most famous for their 1980s cover of Spirit in the Sky, will be in West Cumbria in July at the three-day Aspatria Music Festival.

Northbound headliners released

dub 0602 The names of the headliners for West Cumbria’s newest festival – Northbound, at Wellington Farm, Cockermouth, from August 7 to 9 – have been released.

All markets banned from Market Place

P1cockmarket 0603 A landmark High Court ruling has put a total ban on markets being held in Cockermouth’s Market Place. (6 comments)

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PETROL WATCH: Check out fuel prices in Allerdale

petrolprices 2412 Check out the latest fuel prices in Allerdale with our handy map. (3 comments)

VIDEO: What to do if someone stops breathing

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