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Thursday, 29 January 2015

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Schools league table results published

The number of secondary schools considered to be under-performing has doubled in the wake of a major overhaul of the exams system, official figures show.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Workington restaurant becomes first host with Times & Star Heart Start campaign

caspianheart 2301 A Workington restaurant has become the first venue to pledge to host a public-access defibrillator through the Times & Star Heart Start campaign.

Last updated 23 January 2015
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Buttermere backs Times & Star defibrillator campaign

People in Buttermere already have the benefit of knowing that a defibrillator is at hand.

Last updated 23 January 2015
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Volunteers learn to save lives through Times & Star campaign

hearttraining 2301 Eleven more people have been trained in how to help save a life in an emergency thanks to the Times & Star Heart Start campaign.

Last updated 23 January 2015
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Times & Star staff and customers back defibrillator campaign

Staff and customers at Times & Star offices in Workington, Maryport and Cockermouth have raised £100 so far towards the Times & Star Heart Start campaign.

Last updated 23 January 2015
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Stroke victim Peter praises lifesavers

strokethanks2301 A Cockermouth man who had a stroke in the town centre while out with his granddaughter has praised the services that helped him.

Last updated 23 January 2015
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Greggs branch closing

A Workington bakery store is due to close down after 19 years in the town. (2 comments)

Last updated 23 January 2015
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New West Cumbrian bar and bistro will create 20 jobs

joewilson2301 A new wine bar and bistro is set to open in Cockermouth this summer, creating 20 jobs. (2 comments)

Last updated 23 January 2015
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Freeze on Allerdale councillors' allowances

Allerdale councillors will have their allowances frozen from April for the seventh year running. (4 comments)

Last updated 23 January 2015
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£2.5m wave energy boost for West Cumbrian firm

MPMprototype2301 A Maryport firm is at the centre of a £2.5 million project set to revolutionise energy and create dozens of jobs.

Last updated 23 January 2015
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£1 million Japan nuclear plant boost for Cumbrian firm

reactglasses2301 A Cockermouth technology company has helped to clean up Japan’s Fukushima power plant in a contract worth around £1 million.

Last updated 23 January 2015
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West Cumbrian woman banned from 45 shops

shoplifterban2301 A serial Workington shoplifter has been banned from 45 shops for two years.

Last updated 23 January 2015
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Man dies in crash on main West Cumbrian road

A595 Moota crash photo A man has died in a head-on crash on the A595 in West Cumbria.

Last updated 22 January 2015
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£19 million M-Sport West Cumbria research centre to go ahead

Plans for a £19 million M-Sport research and development centre at Dovenby will not be called in by the Government. (8 comments)

Last updated 19 January 2015
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Man with drugs conviction ruled unfit to supervise Great Clifton pub

The man running a Great Clifton pub has been told he cannot be formally in charge of the premises because of fears over crime and disorder.

Last updated 16 January 2015
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Labour General Election shortlist revealed in Workington

barbaracan 1601 The all-women list for Labour’s prospective parliamentary candidate has been revealed. (24 comments)

Last updated 16 January 2015
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Cockermouth by Candlelight powers charity appeal

candlelight 1601 A celebration of Cockermouth held before Christmas raised more than £600 for charity.

Last updated 16 January 2015
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Wild Zucchinis in Cockermouth to throw award party

zuchinni 1601 When Manon Plouffe opened a bistro in Cockermouth last January she had high hopes and lots of ideas.

Last updated 16 January 2015
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Call for more life-savers in Maryport

dearhamrespond 1601 Dearham First Responders are in desperate need of new volunteers.

Last updated 16 January 2015
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D-Day for Belle Vue homes plan

Plans for four homes at Belle Vue in Papcastle, near Cockermouth, could be thrown out on Tuesday.

Last updated 16 January 2015
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