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Wednesday, 06 May 2015

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Nightmare on Mount Everest for West Cumbrian climbers

chrisharling2 0105 Two Keswick climbers were caught on Everest during last Saturday’s huge earthquake which ripped through Nepal.

Vow of love for Maryport cancer fighter

catherinewatson0105b A Maryport woman who is fighting a rare form of cancer has renewed her wedding vows as a celebration of life.

Election 2015

Wind turbine councillor denies ‘hypocrisy’ claim

Ballot box photo An Allerdale councillor has come under fire for claiming opposition to wind farms in his election leaflet just months after permission was granted for a turbine at his farm. (3 comments)

Be part of a historic Uppies and Downies picture

hailersgather0105 Whether you’re an Uppie or a Downie, a Workington man is appealing for you to be part of a historic photograph on Monday.

Last day at school for administrator Linda

lindamossom 0105 A West Cumbrian school administrator has stepped down from her role after 27 years.

Kevin’s after-hours booze delivery service

boozedirect0105 A Workington man has launched a mobile drinks business delivering after-hours across West Cumbria. (7 comments)

Great Broughton woman's marathon

A woman who only began running five years ago will take on a marathon this month to raise money for two causes.

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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VIDEO: No whitewash in Workington Uppies and Downies

Uppies Sat/uppies-1592_DCE.jpg Downies managed to win the final game in the three-match Uppies and Downies series.

Send us your pictures!

Northside Bridge 1 Visit our Flickr page for a selection of photos from our members of Allerdale Snappers, the Flickr group attached to the Times & Star. Click here to join up and send us your photos!

News from around the county

Plans for Wetheral homes get go-ahead

Ray Bloxham photo Controversial plans to build nearly 30 homes in a village have been approved – but councillors were split on allowing the development to go ahead.

Latest sport

Workington Town players under pressure to perform against Bulldogs

PVPV Town boss Phil Veivers says that his players are under pressure to perform this weekend as they prepare for a crucial fixture against Batley Bulldogs.

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