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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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TV appearance for Cockermouth dentist

mbell 3005 A Cockermouth dentist will appear in a TV programme on Sunday celebrating America civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King.

Last updated 30 May 2014
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New day centre opens in Dearham

daycare1 3005 A new day care centre for people with disabilities and dementia will be officially opened in Dearham today.

Last updated 30 May 2014
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Maryport dig boss dismisses Roman harbour reports

johnzant 3005 An archaeologist has dismissed as nonsense reports suggesting that a Roman harbour has been found in Maryport.

Last updated 30 May 2014
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New beginning for Keswick museum

kesmus2 2305 Keswick Museum and Art Gallery reopens after a £2 million improvement project.

Last updated 23 May 2014
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Neighbours wage war over parking permit charges

parkingcampaign2305 Neighbours on a Workington street have launched a campaign to try to halt plans for paid-for residential parking permits. (11 comments)

Last updated 23 May 2014
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The adventures of Mirk, Jean’s border collie

dogbook2305jf A Cockermouth woman has published her first book about adventures with her border collie dog.

Last updated 23 May 2014
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Celebrity backing for the campaign to buy Blencathra

fogle 2305 TV presenter and adventurer Ben Fogle is one of a host of celebrities backing a campaign to ‘save’ Lake District mountain Blencathra.

Last updated 23 May 2014
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