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Thursday, 18 December 2014

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West Cumbrian road closed as water main bursts

A water main has burst in Workington town centre and a major road has been closed.

Last updated 17 December 2014
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New footpath offers a safe shortcut to town’s hospital

footpathfront1212 Three Cockermouth councillors have rallied round to provide a safe shortcut for town residents walking to the hospital and leisure centre.

Last updated 17 December 2014
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School play is tribute to ‘wonderful father’

flimbyheadbook1212 Flimby Primary School’s Christmas production was extra special this year.

Last updated 12 December 2014
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Carnival blow over costs and lack of volunteers

Maryport's carnival will not be held next year, after the new committee was unable to attract enough volunteers. (1 comment)

Last updated 12 December 2014
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M-Sport planning meeting postponed

Controversial plans to create a £19 million research and development centre at M-Sport's Dovenby Hall base will not be debated by councillors today. (5 comments)

Last updated 9 December 2014
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Winder Hall shuts its doors after 12 years

nicklawlerNEW0512 A hotel near Cockermouth has closed after 12 years.

Last updated 5 December 2014
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Couple’s 3D pottery revolution

Joan3Dprinter0512 A Cockermouth couple have revealed a 3D clay printer that they have made after months of research and work.

Last updated 5 December 2014
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Bid to heat Workington pool using excess energy scheme

Excess energy from Workington factories could be used to heat the town’s new swimming pool. (5 comments)

Last updated 5 December 2014
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Final push for Cockermouth by Candelight

Final preparations are under way for the Cockermouth By Candlelight evening on Monday.

Last updated 5 December 2014
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72 jobs at risk at Workington factory

Seventy-two jobs at a Workington factory are at risk as part of a company shake-up.

Last updated 5 December 2014
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Ofsted criticised by retiring head

julierichardson2811 The outgoing head of Aspatria’s Beacon Hill School has called on the community and politicians to support the school.

Last updated 28 November 2014
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On the trail of woolly characters in Cockermouth

sheepkids2811 A flock of sheep are having festive fun in Cockermouth where children have taken on the challenge of finding them.

Last updated 28 November 2014
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Lidl pledges to use local firms in Maryport build

Lidl Maryport shop graphic Supermarket chain Lidl has pledged to use as many local contractors as possible to build its new Maryport store. (2 comments)

Last updated 28 November 2014
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Big ‘yes’ to Lidl store plan

Plans to build a new supermarket in Maryport have been largely welcomed by townsfolk.

Last updated 28 November 2014
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Cumbria County Council chief defends difficult parking policy moves

klittle 2811 The man who was the public face of Cumbria County Council’s plans for on-street parking charges has spoken about facing the anger of people who did not want to pay.

Last updated 28 November 2014
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Bid to call-in Workington leisure centre plans fail

A bid for Workington’s new £11.3 million leisure centre plans to face scrutiny has failed. (15 comments)

Last updated 27 November 2014
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Peek inside new caves

wavecaves2111b This is the first look at a new £80,000 caving experience at Maryport’s Wave Centre, which will open in January.

Last updated 21 November 2014
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West Cumbrian community stranded by tough bus cuts

busanger2111 A group of Cockermouth pensioners say some people have become “prisoners in their own homes” after a town bus service has been axed. (1 comment)

Last updated 21 November 2014
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2009 floods: ‘We can never thank the rescue services enough’

floodsSeaKing1411 Linda and Ross Cameron bought their Cockermouth home eight years ago.

Last updated 14 November 2014
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