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Petition launched over new plans for Cockermouth bungalows

New plans to build two homes in Cockermouth have prompted a fresh petition from neighbours.

Last updated 13 September 2013
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West Cumbria weekend cycling event cancelled

Sunday's Jennings Rivers Ride, due to start and finish in Keswick, has been postponed due to the weather.

Last updated 13 September 2013
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Wind farms blamed for TV trouble in West Cumbria

Villagers living near Maryport are struggling to get TV and radio reception – and they claim wind farms are to blame. (1 comment)

Last updated 10 September 2013
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Chambers Homecentre will top up hospice fund

hoscake 0609 Want to make your cake earn cash for the Times & Star’s Hospice@Finkle Street Appeal?

Last updated 6 September 2013
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Traffic survey follows concern over Cockermouth estate plans

A major traffic survey has been completed by the developer behind plans to build up to 400 homes on the edge of Cockermouth.

Last updated 6 September 2013
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You’ve helped us hit hospice target

hospicechequefront0609 You've done it! In just seven weeks the Times & Star’s Hospice@Finkle Street Appeal has raised £11,180 – thanks to a staggering donation of £10,000 from a group of Workington women.

Last updated 6 September 2013
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We’ve done it! Now let’s raise some more for Hospice at Home

Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of our readers, The Times & Star’s Hospice@Finkle Street Appeal has reached its first milestone.

Last updated 6 September 2013
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West Cumbrian patients to be transferred to Carlisle

Hospitals photo Major changes to high-risk surgery have been announced by the trust in charge of Carlisle and Whitehaven hospitals. (65 comments)

Last updated 5 September 2013
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Probe into Cruise West Cumbria car meet

An investigation has been launched into a car event held in Workington last weekend, following reports of anti-social behaviour.

Last updated 3 September 2013
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Ryan has the recipe for success with the best of Cumbria ingredients

ryanblackburn3008 Chef of the Year Ryan Blackburn will cook up a Cumbrian-inspired lunch as part of this year’s Taste Cumbria festival.

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Cannon and Ball are heading to Maryport

frontcannonball3008 Legendary comedy double act Cannon and Ball are coming to Maryport.

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Top 10 spot for ex-headteacher Alex in London cycle event

alexrides 3008 The former headteacher of Fairfield Junior School in Cockermouth has been named as one of the top 10 fund-raisers for Action for Children after completing a cycling event.

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Cockermouth gets in a jam to celebrate twimming links

cockijam3008p1 A range of jam which has been produced for Cockermouth’s 30th anniversary twinning trip to Marvejols has proved so popular that more has had to be ordered. (1 comment)

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Workington girl makes double effort to help wig charity

ashleighhaircut3008 A Workington girl has taken a short cut to help charity. (1 comment)

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Aspatria gurner on prime time TV

ugly 3008 West Cumbria’s world champion gurner Tommy Mattinson was special guest on a new prime time TV show at the weekend.

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Hollyoaks star is on the way to Workington

A Hollyoaks TV heart-throb will make a guest appearance at a popular Workington nightspot next month.

Last updated 30 August 2013
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October date for end of Workington river erosion work

riverwork 3008 A scheme to combat riverbank erosion on land alongside Northside Road in Workington should be completed by mid-October. (1 comment)

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Change in fortune as new shops open in Maryport town centre

Maryport is experiencing a business boom with several shops opening in the town centre in recent weeks.

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Petition launched to save Cockermouth church

A petition has been launched to save worship at Cockermouth’s All Saints Church. (1 comment)

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Steve Cram to visit West Cumbria hospice project

stevecram 3008 Olympic running legend Steve Cram will visit Workington to show his support for Hospice at Home West Cumbria’s new Finkle Street clinic.

Last updated 30 August 2013
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