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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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NEW PHOTOS: Sun shone on Sealy Spyatstock

Aspatria was alive with the sound of live music last weekend as the town hosted its first three-day music festival.

NEW PHOTOS: Sun shone on Sealy Spyatstock

spyatstock 1 Aspatria was alive with the sound of live music last weekend as the town hosted its first three-day music festival.

West Cumbrian business forges ahead with Viking project

vikingforge1807s West Cumbria is now home to its very own Viking-style blacksmith’s forge.

Schools get a taste of France before saying au revoir for the summer

frenchday3 1807 OH LA la, there was lots to celebrate at two West Cumbrian primary schools on Monday.

Tallentire ladies raise a cup of tea to charity efforts

tallraisers 1807 Three women from the village of Tallentire, near Cockermouth, have raised over £26,000 for charity.

Civic service in Cockermouth raised £1,700 to Let Laura Speak

lauralen 1807 The congregation at Cockermouth mayor Andy Graham’s civic service was so touched by the plight of Aspatria woman Laura Oglanby, who is unable to speak, that they dug deep and contributed a total of £1,750.

Double retirement for West Cumbria teaching couple

robinsonsretire1807 A Broughton couple have stepped down from their positions as assistant headteachers.

Sue calls it a day on 30-year school career

mrsjones 1107 A Workington teacher will retire next Friday after more than 30 years in the profession.

West Cumbria woman Harriet turns 100

harriethundred1807 Harriet Marsh celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday with her “babies” by her side.

Performing arts hub planned for Workington

artsstudio  1807 Moorclose in Workington could soon be on the map as a hub for dance and performing arts.

Day out at Maryport for Iggesund golfers

iggegolf2 1807 Fifty people took to the Maryport fairways last week to enjoy a round of golf and to support a fellow worker at Iggesund.

Tips and advice on offer for firms entering CN Group Business Awards

Julian Whittle photo Firms entering the CN Group Business Awards can get tips and advice from one of the judges.

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