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Wednesday, 27 August 2014

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Official opening for Cockermouth hospital

Cockermouth’s new £11 million community hospital will be officially opened next Friday.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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HAVE YOUR SAY: Talks in Maryport over hospital food change plans

Talks have been held over plans to introduce ready meals at Maryport’s Victoria Cottage Hospital. (1 comment)

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Cockermouth bookshop blames roadworks for closure

A Cockermouth bookseller says he is being forced to close because of the town’s roadworks. (4 comments)

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Possible Christmas date for new Cockermouth skatepark

tracyskatepark0808 It is hoped that a new indoor skatepark in Cockermouth will be open by Christmas. (1 comment)

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Lottery grant will light up Cockermouth war memorial

The war memorial in Cockermouth will be permanently illuminated using money from a project to commemorate the First Word War.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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West Cumbrian village school praised for its progress

Broughton Moor Primary School has been rated “good” by Ofsted after inspectors found it had made progress.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Curtain falls on Maryport dance contest after 23 years

dancelunch0808 A Maryport dance festival held its last contest this week before folding after 23 years.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Maryport supermarket plans prompt fear over loss of sports land

A MARYPORT rugby official fears for the sporting community in the town if plans to build a new supermarket are given the go-ahead. (7 comments)

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Infant honour guard at Workington nursery worker‘s wedding

littlewedding 0808 Youngsters from a Workington pre-school surprised a member of staff on her wedding day.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Volunteers step forward to aid Workington dance school

dancestudio0808 People power has helped to transform an empty Workington building into a dance school.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Wartime items are found in Workington theatre

theatretreasurers 0808 A treasure trove of wartime items has been discovered in a Workington theatre.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Lidl plans to open store in Maryport

Supermarket chain Lidl plans to build its largest UK store in Maryport. (10 comments)

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Shoppers give thumbs-up to possible Lidl for Maryport

Plans for a new Lidl supermarket in Maryport have been given the thumbs-up by townsfolk. (1 comment)

Last updated 1 August 2014
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University Technical College joins forces with Royal Navy

techcol5 0108 West Cumbria’s new University Technical College will become the first in the country to join forces with the Royal Navy.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Youngsters on court at Workington estate

moortennis 0108 It could be game, set and match for budding tennis stars on Workington’s Moorclose estate.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Wordsworth drops in on poetry workshops

poetrytree0108 When Dave Cryer volunteered to run poetry workshops at Cockermouth’s Wordsworth House he had not reckoned on one of the poet’s direct descendants turning up.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Hundreds view options for A66 danger junction

A66dropinpair0108 More than 900 people attended drop-in sessions about plans to improve the busy Brigham and Broughton junctions of the A66. (3 comments)

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Support is growing for Workington bypass demand

HillaryHarr 2507 A Workington woman’s call for a new town bypass has been backed by councillors. (11 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2014
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‘Truly glorious’, says RAF veteran as he soars again

douglasflies2507 A 92-year-old member of Cockermouth RAF Association stepped into a small plane – and back in time – during a recent remarkable day out for war veterans.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Time capsule message from Harrington pupils

becktime 2507 A Harrington school has been immortalised in a time capsule buried in the school grounds.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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