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£3.5m windfall for M-Sport test centre

Dovenby test track graphic Rally company M-Sport will receive a £3.5 million grant from the Government for its new research centre at Dovenby Hall, near Cockermouth.

Last updated 13 February 2015
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Bidding war starts for a special Uppies and Downies ball

uppiesball 1302 A rare Uppies and Downies ball, which was made for a charity darts event, has started an online bidding war.

Last updated 13 February 2015
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Work on former RNAD site in West Cumbria takes step forward

Initial plans to redevelop the former RNAD site at Broughton Moor have been approved by planners. (2 comments)

Last updated 11 February 2015
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Northbound headliners released

dub 0602 The names of the headliners for West Cumbria’s newest festival – Northbound, at Wellington Farm, Cockermouth, from August 7 to 9 – have been released.

Last updated 6 February 2015
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More of Roman past unearthed on estate

Experts have found archaeological remains at Maryport’s Deer Park – but work on a 152-home estate there is likely to continue. (2 comments)

Last updated 6 February 2015
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Closed Maryport pub is now up for sale

A Maryport town centre pub is up for sale – five months after being shut down by police.

Last updated 6 February 2015
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The mystery of Banksy in West Cumbria

If the real Banksy was ever to roll up in Cockermouth and offer one of his highly-valued pictures to a local, the man would probably be given short shrift.

Last updated 6 February 2015
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Council to vote on West Cumbria Lidl store bid

lidlimpression Maryport's proposed new Lidl supermarket is set to get the planning go-ahead next week.

Last updated 6 February 2015
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Steel memorial starts to take shape

roundabout 0602 Work has started on a monument to Workington’s industrial heritage at a major town roundabout. (3 comments)

Last updated 6 February 2015
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17 new homes plan for Workington town centre site

A plan to build 17 new homes in Workington town centre has been revealed.

Last updated 6 February 2015
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50 Shades of Grey comes to Maryport

West Cumbria’s first “adult” store is due to open its doors in Maryport. (17 comments)

Last updated 6 February 2015
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Legionnaires’ disease is suspected in man’s death

An investigation has been launched following the death of a Cockermouth pensioner from suspected Legionnaires’ disease.

Last updated 6 February 2015
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VIDEO: What to do if someone stops breathing

Through the Times & Star Heart Start campaign, we want more people to have the knowledge and confidence to help if someone stops breathing.

Last updated 5 February 2015
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Bed numbers reduced at Workington hospital

Workington Hospital Bed capacity at Workington Community Hospital has been reduced by four, due to a lack of staff.

Last updated 3 February 2015
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152 jobs in balance as talks begin over closure of West Cumbrian factory

Consultation has begun over proposals to close Eastman Chemicals in Workington. (3 comments)

Last updated 3 February 2015
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Woman cut free after Workington town centre crash

Corporation Road crash 030215 A woman was cut free from a car after a crash on a Workington town centre street this morning.

Last updated 3 February 2015
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Last clinic for school nurse Ann

annpark 3001 A Papcastle woman is looking forward to a well-earned retirement after nearly 50 years in nursing.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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Graffiti artist Banksy pops into Cockermouth?

Manon Plouffe 3001 Elusive graffiti artist Banksy is said to have been spotted in Cumbria twice this month – most recently at a Cockermouth bistro. (3 comments)

Last updated 30 January 2015
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New beat for new mum Laura

PSO1 3001 A mum-of-one has taken over as police community support officer for Seaton.

Last updated 30 January 2015
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