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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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All options open for Workington Town Hall future

Allerdale council is “investigating all options” for the future of Workington’s town hall following news that the town council is leaving the building.

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Site options revealed for new £9million Workington leisure centre

Workington leisure centre project group Allerdale council is considering building a leisure and family entertainment centre on The Cloffocks in Workington, two years after scrapping plans for a Tesco superstore there. (58 comments)

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Kaylee serves up bistro idea at coffee shop

purplecherryfront2308 A new bistro is set to open in Workington town centre next month.

Last updated 23 August 2013
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Fudge maker enjoys sweet success

fudgefront2308 A COCKERMOUTH sweet shop owner’s fudge is now on sale at National Trust properties across the North West, thanks to its popularity at the town’s Wordsworth House.

Last updated 23 August 2013
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Dearham man in court over biker death smash

paulfursey2308 A Dearham man has appeared in court charged with causing the death of a motorcyclist by careless driving.

Last updated 23 August 2013
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Tipples downed at distillery launch

whisky 2308 More than 100 guests came together to celebrate the Cumbrian launch of the Founders’ Club for The Lakes Distillery – Cumbria’s first whisky distillery for over 100 years.

Last updated 23 August 2013
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