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Mess strike at Sellafield

More than 150 workers have taken unofficial strike action at Sellafield in a dispute about changing facilities.

Last updated 20 June 2014
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Plea to show red light to M-Sport test track

malcolmwilsonfrontdf More than 20 people living near M-Sport’s Dovenby Hall complex have protested that plans for a multi-million-pound research and development centre there will affect their quality of life. (9 comments)

Last updated 20 June 2014
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Carla brews up for 25 years

cafecarla 2006 A Flimby woman is celebrating 25 years of working at a family-run cafe in Workington.

Last updated 20 June 2014
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New future for old hall with historic connections

newhold 2006 Plans have been revealed to restore Maryport’s historic Ewanrigg Hall. (1 comment)

Last updated 20 June 2014
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Good hair day as salon pros put on a show

hair2 1306 Students and salon owners from across West Cumbria were given a rare opportunity to see a professional salon show at Lillyhall’s Lakes College.

Last updated 13 June 2014
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New community centre is for the whole town

highfieldfggf A new community centre to serve the whole of Cockermouth will open tomorrow. (1 comment)

Last updated 13 June 2014
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Maryport school has transformed says report

hildabeggsfggfgf Maryport Junior School has been transformed, according to Government inspectors.

Last updated 13 June 2014
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Maryport wave power test

johnberryfggfgf A Maryport company is developing an innovative new source of wave-powered renewable energy which could provide electricity to small communities around the world.

Last updated 13 June 2014
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Obituary - George Fisher, of Great Clifton

georgefisher 1306 George William Fisher, the oldest resident of Workington’s Stilecroft Residential Home in Stainburn, has died aged 103.

Last updated 13 June 2014
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Town can cash in on £15m coal mine bid

minelocationnnfg Workington is set to get a massive economic boost from plans to bring coal mining back to West Cumbria. (2 comments)

Last updated 13 June 2014
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£1.5m expansion and new jobs at Cockermouth factory

jameswalkerfff A Cockermouth company plans to spend £1.5 million this year to help it expand.

Last updated 13 June 2014
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Safety plea after OAP is hit by car

Demands have been made to improve parking on Maryport’s Senhouse Street after an elderly woman was knocked down there.

Last updated 13 June 2014
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Full town to have vote in Cockermouth planning law referendum

A planned referendum to allow Cockermouth townsfolk to decide if they want a relaxation in planning laws has been postponed.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Cash support for Kirkgate Centre

A bid to transform Cockermouth’s Kirkgate Centre has been boosted by community support.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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A sweet new shop for Julie

sweetshop0606 A Cockermouth sweet shop has moved into bigger premises.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Workington nursery marks two milestones

nurseryfront0606 A Workington nursery held a double celebration this week.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Improving Workington school makes progress towards coming out of special measures

Stainburn School and Science College in Workington is making reasonable progress after earlier being judged as inadequate, a government watchdog has said. (4 comments)

Last updated 6 June 2014
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‘Poor signs’ hit half-term trade in Cockermouth

Badly worded signs have deterred people from visiting Cockermouth during what should have been one of their busiest weeks of the year so far, traders have said. (2 comments)

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Fight to put brakes on West Cumbria parking charges

A massive public campaign is growing in a bid to stop controversial on-street parking charges being introduced to Maryport. (4 comments)

Last updated 6 June 2014
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New allotments plan for Workington

A bid has been made to create new allotments in Workington to help relieve the amount of people waiting for a plot.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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