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Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Civic service in Cockermouth raised £1,700 to Let Laura Speak

lauralen 1807 The congregation at Cockermouth mayor Andy Graham’s civic service was so touched by the plight of Aspatria woman Laura Oglanby, who is unable to speak, that they dug deep and contributed a total of £1,750.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Workington woman critical after house fire

A Workington woman was in a critical condition in hospital last night after a fire at her house.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Delays to Cockermouth Main Street reopening

mainstreetwork1107 Celebrations have been put on hold after mains problems this week delayed the reopening of Cockermouth’s Main Street. (2 comments)

Last updated 11 July 2014
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West Cumbria school's memorial garden honours inspirational student

rebeccagarden1107 A memorial garden has been created by Maryport’s Netherhall School for an inspirational student.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Anger at ‘confusing’ question in planning poll

Cockermouth goes to the polls next week to decide whether to adopt a pioneering order which would relax planning procedures in the town centre.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Artist Percy Kelly remembered with post office plaque

percykelly1107 Great Broughton Post Office has unveiled a plaque commemorating its most famous sub postmaster – artist Percy Kelly.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Careers fair in former record shop is big hit

careers2 1107 Hundreds of people attended Workington’s first careers fair this week.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Plea for old brewery bottle

suebottle 1107 A Keswick brewer is appealing for help to add an old beer bottle to her collection.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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First electric taxi on the road

electrictaxi1107 CUMBRIA’S first electric taxi has come to the streets of Workington.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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TV’s Coast films in West Cumbria

coastfilm1107 BBC TV series Coast has been filming in Maryport this week.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Sue calls it a day on 30-year school career

mrsjones 1107 A Workington teacher will retire next Friday after more than 30 years in the profession.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Pub changes hands and it’s no cock and bull story

cockandbull1107 A COCKERMOUTH pub with a colourful past has been taken over by a new tenant.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Crafty idea for new Maryport shop

craftshop0407 Crafts people in Maryport have a place to sell their wares, thanks to a new shop. (1 comment)

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Maryport pitch maker scores with Carlisle United contract

When Carlisle United needed a new training pitch, they turned to the Maryport company which supplies European football champions Real Madrid.

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Workington pays tribute to its armed forces

armed4 0407 Soldiers past and present said they were overwhelmed by the support shown to them by people at Workington’s annual Armed Forces Day parade.

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Cockermouth traders suffer ‘£2m loss’ because of roadworks

Cockermouth traders are thought to have lost up to £2 million as a result of the Main Street roadworks and are steeling themselves for the next battle. (7 comments)

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Airlift drama for Maryport rugby boy

rugbyboyfront0407 A Maryport youngster scored the try of his life at the weekend – but was then airlifted to hospital for his trouble.

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Major strike will hit schools and services in West Cumbria

WORKINGTON people will be hit by school and public service closures on Thursday.

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Swansong challenge for Eaglesfield teacher Ed

teacherruns0407front There’s one question being avidly discussed in the playgrounds of Eaglesfield Paddle Primary Academy – exactly how strong is Mr Strong?

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Hundreds sign petition for Harrington bypass

A Workington woman will call on councillors to put pressure on the Government as her fight for a new town bypass intensifies. (2 comments)

Last updated 4 July 2014
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