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Proposals to move maternity services to Cockermouth

Cockermouth could become the home of maternity services for West Cumbria if proposals to scrap them in Whitehaven go ahead.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Rescue plan for iconic West Cumbrian church

stjohn 3110 A £250,000 plan to bring a Workington church back into the heart of the town has been revealed.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Hospital woes spark vicar’s letter to PM

bryanrowe3110 A leading Workington churchman has stepped in to spearhead a campaign among townsfolk to save services at the West Cumberland Hospital. (1 comment)

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Operation fiasco as patient’s notes go missing

p1opcancelled3110 A Maryport woman has received an apology after she had an operation postponed because hospital staff “lost” her notes. (5 comments)

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Turbine plan for Workington factory

Plans by a Workington factory to erect three 213ft wind turbines will test a new council policy to protect homeowners, a leading councillor claimed. (3 comments)

Last updated 31 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. (9 comments)

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. (2 comments)

Last updated 17 October 2014
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