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Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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45 people evacuated as bus catches fire near Cockermouth

Forty-five people had to be evacuated from a bus after it caught fire this morning.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Boats left high and dry after virtually rainless September

lowwater2 2609 Two Keswick launch landings have closed following low water levels at Derwentwater.

Last updated 26 September 2014
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Shaun taps into Maryport pub

middletap2609 There's a new landlord in town – and he’s taken over Maryport’s Top Tap. (1 comment)

Last updated 26 September 2014
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It’s all about the money for a Workington school!

stjosmoney2609 Pupils at a Workington school will be taught how to manage money as part of a ground-breaking partnership.

Last updated 26 September 2014
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Aspatria headteacher to leave

The headteacher of Aspatria’s Beacon Hill School has resigned.

Last updated 26 September 2014
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Get ready for Cockermouth's Taste Cumbria

tastefront2609 Cockermouth businesses are gearing up for a bumper weekend as up to 30,000 people are expected to descend on the town for Taste Cumbria.

Last updated 26 September 2014
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Workington construction firm fined £16,000 over accident

A Workington construction firm has been fined £16,000 after it admitted breaching health and safety rules over an accident in which two workers were injured.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Road closed after car accident

A road has been closed near Cockermouth by police after a traffic collision.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Former aquarium worker’s £118,000 theft charge

A former manager of Maryport’s Lake District Coast Aquarium has appeared in court accused of stealing nearly £120,000 from its owner.

Last updated 19 September 2014
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Cockermouth infant school mum eyes top award

carolynparker1909 When mum-of-three Carolyn Parker agreed to help count the dinner money at her children’s Cockermouth school 10 years ago, little did she realise it was the beginning of a journey that would lead to a national awards final.

Last updated 19 September 2014
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Cathy’s cooking up a storm

50068074T004 A celebration cake shop and caterers has opened in Maryport.

Last updated 19 September 2014
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Nature reserve under threat from beck silt

The long-term future of a popular Workington nature reserve hangs in the balance.

Last updated 19 September 2014
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VIDEO: Young film-maker Lee tackles a tough issue

leerielly 1909 A Great Broughton teenager has made a short film about depression in the hope of educating people about the illness.

Last updated 16 September 2014
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Man, 36, arrested after serious sexual assault in West Cumbria

Police are investigating a serious sexual assault that occurred this morning.

Last updated 12 September 2014
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Workington councillor to step down

geraldhumes 1209 Workington Town Council’s Gerald Humes will not stand at next year’s election.

Last updated 12 September 2014
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Lantern parade to boost West Cumbria town after roadworks

lanternevent1209 There is light at the end of the tunnel for Cockermouth traders – in the form of a major candlelit event aimed at drawing people back to the town.

Last updated 12 September 2014
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West Cumbrian school feels a chill for a good cause

ice3 1209 Pupils at Allonby Primary School paid more than £50 last Friday to see staff members soaked in the ice bucket challenge.

Last updated 12 September 2014
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A new start for apprentices

Gen2Oliver1209 Two-hundred West Cumbrian youngsters have taken the next step towards their long-term careers by starting apprenticeships with training provider Gen2.

Last updated 12 September 2014
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Testing smells at West Cumbria factory

A Workington facility that tests dead farm stock has been told to address concerns about odour from its premises. (4 comments)

Last updated 12 September 2014
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Fury over possible sale of war memorial land

Cockermouth's war memorial faces relocation if the town’s former fire headquarters are sold. (5 comments)

Last updated 12 September 2014
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