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Owners speak out in Cockermouth trees row

treewoman2 2908 A Cockermouth couple who own some of the trees overhanging Towers Lane are baffled as to why none of the upset residents approached them about the problems they were encountering.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Fight continues for Angel of the West in Workington

crossman2208 A Workington man says he still has fight in him yet after being ordered to pull down a tribute to his wife which he erected without planning permission. (1 comment)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Lottery blow for Cockermouth war commemorations

A Cockermouth group set up to mark the First World War centenary has been dealt a cash blow just days after being told that its £32,000 bid for lottery funding had been successful. (2 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Cockermouth Main Street dug up again after sewer collapse

sewercollapse2908 PART of Cockermouth’s Main Street is being dug up again following a sewer collapse – just weeks after the road was resurfaced following extensive work. (1 comment)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Dancewear shop set to open in Workington

dancewear 2908 Two West Cumbrian mums hope to get toes tapping when they open a dancewear shop in Workington next week.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Cockermouth care home launches tea shop

daltoncourt 2908 A dingy unused room has been transformed into a pretty, pastel-coloured tea shop which opens today at a Cockermouth care home.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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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.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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One Direction fans flock to Workington theatre show

onlyoneDfront2908 Roars of delight greeted a One Direction tribute act who performed to 400 boy band fans at Workington’s Carnegie Theatre yesterday.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Maryport pensioners fear curfew after bus cuts

buspensioners2908 A group of Maryport pensioners say they are willing to pay towards keeping the town’s main bus service running in response to major service cuts. (1 comment)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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West Cumbrian chemical factory faces closure

A Flimby chemical company looks likely to close with the loss of more than 30 jobs. (1 comment)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Plans for memorial to steel industry in Workington

Young people will be given the chance to contribute to a memorial to Workington’s industrial heritage.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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County to consider West Cumbrian bypass call

A Workington woman’s call for a new town bypass is to be discussed by Cumbria County Council. (2 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Tributes to West Cumbrian health worker found dead

maxinearmstrong2908 Tributes have poured in for a popular Seaton health visitor and foster carer who was found dead at the bottom of the stairs in her home. (8 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Workington man in court over child sex attack

A man has appeared in court accused of trying to rape a nine-year-old girl in the public toilets of a Workington park.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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HAVE YOUR SAY: £300m West Cumbrian water supply move to save mussels

United Utilities has confirmed that the protection of freshwater mussels is the reason it is spending around £300 million as an alternative to taking water supplies from Ennerdale. (14 comments)

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Maryport mourns rugby player who died in Eastbourne Pier fall

piertributeeeeeeeeeeeeee The death of Maryport man Stephen Penrice has stunned the close-knit community where he was well known as a rugby player and member of the Netherhall club. (1 comment)

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Seaton Brownies exhibition brings back memories for Mary

oldbrownie2208b Glancing through old photos, pocket books and memorabilia brought back fond memories for one of Seaton’s earliest Brownies.

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Blencathra hopes are still high

blencathdebbie 0905 Talks over the future of Blencathra have paused. (1 comment)

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Business booming for Claire's Cockermouth coffee shop

dfojisdfokdsfokfoksf A Cockermouth woman has reopened a town cafe with the help of her family.

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Facelift for Workington Hall if council can stump up the £300,000

workihall2208 Repair work could be carried out on Workington Hall in the coming weeks – if funding can be found. (7 comments)

Last updated 22 August 2014
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