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Friday, 28 November 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.

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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CAMPAIGN: Help us keep hearts beating strongly in your community

heartlogo 2811 Can you help to save lives in our community?

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. (3 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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Leading names back M-Sport centre plan

msportplans1411 Controversial plans for a multi-million pound research and development centre at M-Sport’s Dovenby Hall base have been backed by leading business figures. (2 comments)

Last updated 14 November 2014
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Parents to help shape Workington's new academy

p1lorraynehughes0711 Workington's new academy will be shaped by the parents of its pupils.

Last updated 14 November 2014
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West Cumbrian register office to close next month

Cockermouth's Register Office is to close next month after 177 years in the town. (2 comments)

Last updated 14 November 2014
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Strictly dancer has words of advice for West Cumbrian teachers

Two Papcastle dance teachers who took a group to Blackpool Tower were delighted to bump into Strictly Come Dancing’s Joanne Clifton – and to get a chance to pick her brains about how to teach non-dancers.

Last updated 14 November 2014
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‘Noisy’ Workington cadets face soundproofing bill

noisycadets1411 Workington Sea Cadets face an uncertain future after council officials recommended that the group invests around £10,000 to combat noise. (10 comments)

Last updated 14 November 2014
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Fury as West Cumbria war memorial vandals strike again

CIVIC leaders have condemned the actions of vandals who damaged Maryport’s war memorial days before Remembrance Sunday.

Last updated 14 November 2014
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New £11.3m Workington leisure centre moves a step closer

leisurecentre0711p3b Only one hurdle remains before work can begin on Workington’s new £11.3 million leisure centre and swimming pool. (21 comments)

Last updated 12 November 2014
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Civic trust challenges parking meters

Cockermouth and District Civic Trust is preparing to challenge the county council if it wants to impose on-street parking charges in town in the future. (1 comment)

Last updated 11 November 2014
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Man killed in accident at Workington joinery firm

Howdens A man has died after being trapped in an incident at a Workington joinery company this afternoon.

Last updated 10 November 2014
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Free two-hour parking rolled out across West Cumbria

Shoppers will be able to park for free for two hours in Allerdale’s major towns until January 31. (3 comments)

Last updated 7 November 2014
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