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Thursday, 30 October 2014

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Fightback begins as Cockermouth Main Street reopens

tradersbags2410 COCKERMOUTH is back in business – and traders are keen to spread the word.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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West Cumbria GP to join fight against deadly Ebola

seanhudson2410 A Maryport GP is heading to Sierra Leone to join the battle against the deadly Ebola virus.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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West Cumbrian village hall work pays off

villagehall2410 SEATON Village Hall is flourishing thanks to a £25,000 refurbishment.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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Cockermouth School to consult again on switching to an academy

Governors have decided to consider an option to convert Cockermouth School into an academy.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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Battle on against Workington turbines

celiatibble 2410 A Seaton councillor has appealed to residents to write letters of objection against plans for three wind turbines close to the village.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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Husband tells of vital support from West Cumbria hospice charity

johnfisher 2410 Hospice at Home West Cumbria highlighted a story a day to mark Hospice Care Week.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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Council staff take a spin in Workington to help Laura speak

bikeathon 2410 Generous staff at Allerdale council teamed up to cycle 286 miles in one day to raise funds for a campaign to help a young woman speak for the first time.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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Support grows for Cockermouth floods film

filmsong2410 A COCKERMOUTH woman’s plan to make a film about the town’s revival after the 2009 floods has struck a chord with local people, many of whom are keen to help.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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KFC eyes Derwent Drive site in Workington

AN INTERNATIONAL fast food chain has renewed interest in opening a restaurant and drive-through near a major Workington retail park.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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New bait shop opens in Maryport

newbaitshop2410 MARYPORT’S only bait shop has opened at the Lake District Coast Aquarium.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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Two weeks to act over Cumbrian parking permits charge

People living in West Cumbria have two weeks to take action against plans to bring in charges for parking near their homes. (11 comments)

Last updated 21 October 2014
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Artwork reflects Maryport history

marymosaic1710 A new piece of artwork captures the ancient and more modern history of Maryport.

Last updated 17 October 2014
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West Cumbrian village bus service is axed

ednabusstop1710 Villagers were this week shocked to hear that the only bus service going through Brigham and Greysouthen will be axed following a county council decision to withdraw subsidies. (7 comments)

Last updated 17 October 2014
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Dog-friendly Keswick pub set to reopen

doggun 1710 A popular Keswick pub is due to reopen tomorrow after a facelift. (2 comments)

Last updated 17 October 2014
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Maryport bus cuts hit traders

Cuts to the Maryport town bus service are already having an impact on local businesses. (1 comment)

Last updated 17 October 2014
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Award chance for Greysouthen writer

A book written by a Greysouthen woman, which was inspired by her grandmother’s memoirs, has been shortlisted in a competition.

Last updated 17 October 2014
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Green Maryport firm hailed by presenter Kevin McCloud

A Maryport company has been named as a “green hero” by TV presenter Kevin McCloud in recognition of its energy-saving products. (1 comment)

Last updated 17 October 2014
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Resounding ‘no’ to plan to sell-off Lorton community hall

More than 80 people packed into Lorton’s Yew Tree Hall on Wednesday night to discuss the building’s future – with a huge majority voting for the building not to be sold.

Last updated 17 October 2014
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Four Workington pubs sold

travellers 1710 Four pubs in Workington have been taken over by Chester pub group Admiral Taverns.

Last updated 17 October 2014
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