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Stage is set for trust to take over West Cumbrian theatre

Carnegie Theatre photo Workington's Carnegie Theatre and Arts Centre is set to be taken over by a charity in April.

Last updated 9 January 2015
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There can be little warning before a cardiac arrest strikes

heartstart 0901 A Workington mum with a life-threatening cardiac condition is calling on people to back the Times & Star Heart Start campaign, which could help save the life of her son and others like him. (2 comments)

Last updated 9 January 2015
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Call for Allerdale council to bring back decision-making committees

Mark Jenkinson 3112 Two West Cumbria politicians are leading a campaign to make Allerdale council more democratic. (1 comment)

Last updated 2 January 2015
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Delays to flood defence work in Cockermouth

Cockermouth traders are frustrated that they are heading into the new year with no decision yet made regarding how critical flood defence work will be completed in the town centre.

Last updated 31 December 2014
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Cockermouth woman pedals her way to volunteer of the year award

dianemoyes 3112 A retired Cockermouth teacher has been rewarded for the years of hard work she has put in to keeping our cycleways in good shape.

Last updated 31 December 2014
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Pharmacy opening times over New Year

People are advised to call the pharmacists before attending and for out-of-hours help, call 111.

Last updated 31 December 2014
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Tally ho in Keswick and Lorton as hunts keep Boxing Day tradition

hunts14 3112 Spirits were high as hundreds of hunt supporters turned out for their traditional Boxing Day gathering.

Last updated 31 December 2014
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Christmas shoppers brave West Cumbrian storm for late presents

shopping3 2412 The wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits of shoppers in Workington this week as they hunted down last-minute Christmas bargains.

Last updated 24 December 2014
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Cockermouth homes protestors go to the ombudsman

jim hully 2412 A group which spoke out in opposition to the Strawberry How homes plans in Cockermouth thinks the meeting which approved the development was not conducted properly and is calling for the ombudsman to intervene. (13 comments)

Last updated 24 December 2014
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West Cumbrian students launch a space mission

spacepic 2412 Pupils from Lillyhall’s University Technical College will go where no college has gone before and send a recording device into space.

Last updated 24 December 2014
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Potter throws last clay as Cockermouth shop is sold

potterjoan 2412 A Cockermouth potter has sold her Market Place business.

Last updated 24 December 2014
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Strictly Kirkgate raised £5,000 for Cockermouth arts centre project

The Kirkgate Centre’s hugely successful Strictly Kirkgate raised nearly £5,000 for its redevelopment fund.

Last updated 24 December 2014
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Oxfam musician raises £4,000 in Keswick

A musician who has been entertaining Oxfam shoppers in Keswick has raised more than £4,000 for charity.

Last updated 24 December 2014
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Plans to transform Seaton wildlife site

Steps to transform heathland at High Seaton into a nature reserve have moved forward.

Last updated 24 December 2014
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M-Sport wins council vote over Dovenby expansion plan

m-sportplan1 2412 Plans for a £19 million M-Sport research and development centre at Dovenby took a major step forward today. (8 comments)

Last updated 23 December 2014
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Go-ahead for 320-home Cockermouth estate

strawb1919MartinWest Controversial plans for a 320-home estate off Strawberry How Road in Cockermouth were approved last night after more than four hours of debate. (16 comments)

Last updated 19 December 2014
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Pupils' plea for new lollipop man or woman

lollipopkidsappeal1919 Children at a Workington school are appealing for someone to help them cross the road.

Last updated 19 December 2014
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Double retirement at Aspatria's Beacon Hill School

beaconretires 1912 Aspatria headteacher Julie Richardson yesterday called time on her 35-year career, saying she was leaving the “best job in the world”.

Last updated 19 December 2014
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Council services during festive period

Christmas and new year arrangements for Allerdale and county council services have been released.

Last updated 19 December 2014
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Anger at closure of town register office

The decision to close Cockermouth’s register office has been criticised by town councillors as “appalling”.

Last updated 19 December 2014
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