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Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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A Cockermouth soldier has won five medals at the Invictus Games

Cleared ex-Cumbrian police officer's life is still in pieces

georgenew1209 A retired police inspector cleared of sharing information with a serving officer is still picking up the pieces of his life a year after his trial.

VIDEO: Young film-maker Lee tackles a tough issue

leerielly 1909 A Great Broughton teenager has made a short film about depression in the hope of educating people about the illness.

Sea Cadets band told to pipe down

cadetsband 1209 Workington Sea Cadets have been gagged because they are making too much noise. (7 comments)

A new start for apprentices

Gen2Oliver1209 Two-hundred West Cumbrian youngsters have taken the next step towards their long-term careers by starting apprenticeships with training provider Gen2.

West Cumbrian school feels a chill for a good cause

ice3 1209 Pupils at Allonby Primary School paid more than £50 last Friday to see staff members soaked in the ice bucket challenge.

Rocker Dez thinks big to promote his rock night

zonked 1209 A Workington rocker has found a novel way of promoting his annual rock spectacular at the town’s Carnegie Theatre.

Lantern parade to boost West Cumbria town after roadworks

lanternevent1209 There is light at the end of the tunnel for Cockermouth traders – in the form of a major candlelit event aimed at drawing people back to the town.

Workington councillor to step down

geraldhumes 1209 Workington Town Council’s Gerald Humes will not stand at next year’s election.

West Cumbrian high fliers on awards shortlist

bizawards2908pencil The finalists for the CN Group Business Awards have been chosen, and judges say the standard is as high as ever.

Papcastle mum sets up charity in her front room

helenfaulds1209 A Papcastle mum, inspired by a trip to Ethiopia, has helped raise more than £65,000 for people in poverty from her front room.

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Workington Reds up to seventh after win at Trafford

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