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Woman, 50, found dead in Maryport

A 50-year-old Maryport woman was found dead at her Garner Street home today.

Last updated 27 February 2015
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Lulu named as Maryport Blues Festival headliner

lulu2702a Lulu has been revealed as the headline act for this year’s Maryport Blues Festival. (3 comments)

Last updated 27 February 2015
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Design a Cockermouth cake

P2cockcake 2702 Ready, steady, bake! People are being asked to create a cake which represents Cockermouth.

Last updated 27 February 2015
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UK first for West Cumbrian factory in prostate cancer fight

walkerpic2702 A Cockermouth factory has become the first business in the UK to offer its workers a test for prostate cancer.

Last updated 27 February 2015
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MP’s plea to keep West Cumbrian town centre pub

One of Workington’s oldest pubs is under threat of closure.

Last updated 27 February 2015
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West Cumbrian woman arrested in care probe

A 20-year-old Maryport woman has been arrested after police launched an investigation into reports of abuse at a West Cumbrian care home.

Last updated 27 February 2015
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Cumbrian councillor played solitaire during meeting

Eric Nicholson photo A councillor has admitted spending up to two hours playing solitaire and doing his online banking – as the council debated 1,800 job losses. (59 comments)

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Severed fingertip discovered in West Cumbria

Police are appealing for information about a severed human fingertip found in Keswick.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Cash raised in memory of Workington dad Kevin

Kevin Elliott 2002 The family of a Workington man who died on Boxing Day and staff at car firm Dobies have raised nearly £2,000 for the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.

Last updated 20 February 2015
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Workington band is still going strong

hammerheadupright Hammerhead may be 36 years old – but there’s no stopping this West Cumbrian rock band.

Last updated 20 February 2015
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Pupils take murderous revenge in Cockermouth

todd 2002 A blood-soaked tale of murderous revenge will be staged in Cockermouth next week.

Last updated 20 February 2015
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Workington hospital beds still reduced

The number of beds available for patients at Workington Community Hospital remains reduced because of staffing problems.

Last updated 20 February 2015
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Workington children make healthy food animals

northside 2002 Children from Northside in Workington made animals from fruit and vegetables as part of a healthy eating session.

Last updated 20 February 2015
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Village to fight end of vital West Cumbrian bus service

A group of villagers in Great Broughton and Little Broughton have vowed to find a solution to their local bus service being axed. (3 comments)

Last updated 20 February 2015
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New owner at Cockermouth pottery

50073802T000 When Yvette Green heard that a Cockermouth pottery was up for sale, she knew it was just what she wanted.

Last updated 20 February 2015
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Funding ‘disaster’ for town’s health services in Maryport

A move by the Government to take £176,000 from Maryport Health Services has been called “shameful” by Workington MP Sir Tony Cunningham. 

Last updated 20 February 2015
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Tributes to Workington dance festival champion

TSAnnO The show went on this week as an emotional tribute to a Workington woman who died on the first night of the dance festival which she’d organised for many years.

Last updated 20 February 2015
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Prizes to win for West Cumbria schools with lots of heart

heart2 2002 We’re calling on schools across the area to show their heart for the community and be in with a chance of winning hundreds of pounds-worth of prizes.

Last updated 20 February 2015
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New restaurants planned at Derwent Howe, Workington

Plans have been revealed for two new restaurants in Workington. (13 comments)

Last updated 20 February 2015
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Man sentenced to nine years for sexual assault

Michael Graham A man from West Cumbria was sentenced to nine years in prison today at Carlisle Crown Court.

Last updated 19 February 2015
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