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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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Dog rules planned in parks across Allerdale

(19 comments)

Last updated 1 June 2014
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Cyclists ride flood-hit routes in West Cumbria

rivers10 3005 The sun shone on Sunday as around 1,000 cyclists of all ages took to the saddle for the third Jennings Rivers Ride. (1 comment)

Last updated 30 May 2014
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Donation boosts Maryport support group

piggybankgrant3005 A Maryport group for parents of children with disabilities has become the first in the town to receive money from a community piggy bank.

Last updated 30 May 2014
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Work progresses to reopen Workington pub

curwen 3005 A prominent, empty Workington town centre pub could be reopened within the next three months.

Last updated 30 May 2014
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Plans for 320 new homes in Cockermouth

Adam McNally 3005 Plans were due to be submitted today for up to 320 new homes in Cockermouth. (13 comments)

Last updated 30 May 2014
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Minister views Cockermouth flood defences

esther2inside3005 Employment minister Esther McVey was in Cockermouth this week to view the town’s flood defences.

Last updated 30 May 2014
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Reading is just the ticket on Harrington bus

schoolbus 3005 An old bus will be transformed into a reading zone for children at Beckstone Primary School in Harrington. (1 comment)

Last updated 30 May 2014
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Cockermouth flood evacuee Mabel turns 100

mabel1 3005 The oldest woman rescued from the 2009 West Cumbrian floods celebrated her 100th birthday yesterday. (1 comment)

Last updated 30 May 2014
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