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Father leads fight to save St Bees School

stbeesman 2404 A Greysouthen man has stepped forward to help lead the continuing fight to save St Bees School from closure.

Last updated 24 April 2015
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Workington’s new pub opens next week

curwenarmsname2404 A Workington town centre pub is due to reopen after 18 months of refurbishment.

Last updated 24 April 2015
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Action group to raise A596 report findings

A public meeting will be held next week to discuss the increasing number of lorries using the busy A596 through Maryport, Aspatria and surrounding villages.

Last updated 24 April 2015
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West Cumbrian consultant in ‘fat cat’ pay claim media storm

mikewalker2404 A West Cumbrian consultant surgeon has been outed as a supposed “NHS fat cat” by a national newspaper.

Last updated 24 April 2015
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Takeaway set to cook up a treat in Maryport

srilankatakeaway2404 Maryport's first Sri Lankan takeaway is set to open on Wednesday.

Last updated 24 April 2015
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Workington MP hopefuls face public questions

Workington’s parliamentary candidates faced public questions tonight in the first election hustings attended by all six would-be MPs. (1 comment)

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Vets look after humans too in Times & Star Heart Start campaign

millheart 2404 A Cockermouth veterinary practice has pledged to help look after people as well as animals by joining the Times & Star Heart Start campaign.

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Mistake on Workington postal ballot paper

Allerdale council bosses have had to apologise after it misspelt Labour on its postal voting forms.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Proud to be Cumbrian? Tell us why!

heartgeorge 1303 We have lots to be proud about here in Cumbria and our supplement, out with the Times & Star on Friday, celebrating the best of your county.

Last updated 20 April 2015
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Maryport gets life-saving campaign boost

mportheartstart1704 People in Maryport have raised more than £1,000 in four weeks to install a life-saving defibrillator.

Last updated 17 April 2015
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Candidates stand up to scrutiny at hustings

Workington's parliamentary candidates faced the intense scrutiny of the voters at the area’s first major hustings event.

Last updated 17 April 2015
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Workington factory ends production

A Workington factory ended production this week after 47 years in the town. (1 comment)

Last updated 17 April 2015
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Motley crew to light up stage a prelude to Georgian Fair

beggarsopera1704 A motley crew of beggars, molls, rogues, floozies and ne’er-do-wells will take to Cockermouth’s Kirkgate Centre stage next week to present their version of the 18th century musical The Beggar’s Opera.

Last updated 17 April 2015
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New task force to tackle town’s pigeon population

A task force has been set up to tackle a pigeon blight in Workington. (2 comments)

Last updated 17 April 2015
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Maryport club’s missing £7,000 was a ‘clerical error’

A missing £7,000 at the Maryport Labour Club has been put down to a clerical error, according to officials.

Last updated 17 April 2015
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‘West Cumbria is under attack from wind turbines’

Michele Twiss photo A Workington woman says she has been forced to move out of her bedroom because of the noise of wind turbines near her home. (10 comments)

Last updated 17 April 2015
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Water leak in Cockermouth

Some properties in the CA14 and CA13 postcodes are without water due to a leak in Cockermouth.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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VIDEO: No whitewash in Workington Uppies and Downies

Uppies Sat/uppies-1592_DCE.jpg Downies managed to win the final game in the three-match Uppies and Downies series.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Borough and parish election nominees

The list of people standing for election to Allerdale Borough Council and parish councils across West Cumbria has been published.

Last updated 10 April 2015
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Sir Tony leaves Parliament after 14 years

tonygoes 0304 Sir Tony Cunningham praised his constituency staff when he formally ceased to be Workington MP.

Last updated 10 April 2015
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