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Ruling ends four-year fight over Maryport's Deer Park

A four-year battle by some Maryport residents to prevent a 152-home estate being built on land off the town’s Netherhall Road has been lost.

Last updated 4 April 2014
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Al’s Kitchen is healthy choice

avocadowoman0404 It's official – a Workington sandwich shop is one of the healthiest around!

Last updated 4 April 2014
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Polished effort wins award for Workington nail business

nailsfront2803 The owner of a Workington nail studio has won a top industry award for her nail designs.

Last updated 28 March 2014
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Seaton woman makes divorce positive by helping hospice

natalietaylor 2803 A Seaton woman turned her divorce into a positive by holding a party to raise money for Hospice at Home West Cumbria.

Last updated 28 March 2014
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West Cumbrian firms in the running for £10,000 business boost prize

boostjudges 2803 Seven of West Cumbria’s brightest businesses are in the running to land £10,000 of free advertising.

Last updated 28 March 2014
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Round-the-clock move to end Cockermouth roadworks chaos

Contractors are likely to work seven days a week to speed up the £1.7 million revamp of Cockermouth Main Street. (2 comments)

Last updated 28 March 2014
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Netherhall School improving standards in Maryport

nethawards 2803 Maryport’s Netherhall School has “begun the journey to becoming a good school”, according to Government inspectors.

Last updated 28 March 2014
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Life sentence for Cumbrian arsonist

Arsonist John Brown photo A serial arsonist has been jailed for life.

Last updated 27 March 2014
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No votes win in Workington referendum but polls see low turnout

Last week’s referendum on where Workington’s new £9.41 million leisure centre should be built turned into a massive flop with only 640 votes cast. (47 comments)

Last updated 21 March 2014
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Schools will be hit by teachers’ strike

Teachers are set to strike on Wednesday in dispute over pay, pensions and working conditions.

Last updated 21 March 2014
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Cockermouth landlord Joe spreads his wings to take on the Swan

swanJoe2103 A well-known Cockermouth landlord is turning back the clock with his new pub.

Last updated 21 March 2014
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£3,000 boost for vital foodbank

foodbankpic2103 A £3,000 boost has been given to the North Lakes Foodbank to help people in need across West Cumbria.

Last updated 21 March 2014
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£17,500 served up for Taste Cumbria food festival

Cockermouth's Taste Cumbria food festival has been given a £17,500 boost by Allerdale council.

Last updated 21 March 2014
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Parking fines rumpus opens door to appeals

jenkinsonfront2103 A tribunal's criticism of council parking penalty notices could have major implications for Workington motorists wishing to challenge fines. (8 comments)

Last updated 21 March 2014
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Bomb squad called in as device found in West Cumbria auction rooms

bomb1 An unidentified object in a box full of auction lots sparked a bomb scare in Cockermouth.

Last updated 18 March 2014
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Ska band Bad Manners fail to show up in time for West Cumbria gig

A much-anticipated performance by ska legends Bad Manners in West Cumbria had to be cancelled after the band were more than three hours late for the performance.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Group set to help redevelop Cockermouth arts centre

kirkgatefriends1403 A £200,000 fund-raising campaign has been launched to help finance a £2.3 million redevelopment of Cockermouth’s Kirkgate Centre.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Local firms will be able to bid for Workington leisure centre work

tonymarkley1403 Allerdale council has denied an allegation that local firms have been prevented from building Workington’s new £9 million leisure centre. (5 comments)

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Green flag for expansion at M-Sport base in Dovenby

malcolmw 1403 Plans for a multi-million-pound expansion of M-Sport’s Dovenby Hall complex, near Cockermouth, have been welcomed by local people. (1 comment)

Last updated 14 March 2014
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