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Thursday, 23 October 2014

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Testing smells at West Cumbria factory

A Workington facility that tests dead farm stock has been told to address concerns about odour from its premises.

Last updated 12 September 2014
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Fury over possible sale of war memorial land

Cockermouth's war memorial faces relocation if the town’s former fire headquarters are sold. (5 comments)

Last updated 12 September 2014
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Talks continue over Workington slag banks crucifix

crossman2208 A controversial crucifix which overlooks Workington has been granted a brief reprieve as talks continue about its fate. (21 comments)

Last updated 12 September 2014
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Sea Cadets band told to pipe down

cadetsband 1209 Workington Sea Cadets have been gagged because they are making too much noise. (9 comments)

Last updated 12 September 2014
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Hunger for homes on controversial estate

The clamour for new homes in Cockermouth is at a high, as more than 100 people say they want to move into a controversial new estate planned at Strawberry How.

Last updated 5 September 2014
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Unusual timepiece is the star lot at auction

A rare astronomical clock will be the star lot at Mitchells Auction House in Cockermouth next week.

Last updated 5 September 2014
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Lottery backing for groups’ World War One drama

lottodrama 0509 Two drama groups are celebrating after their bid for lottery funding was not only accepted but also increased by £2,000.

Last updated 5 September 2014
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Emergency services attend house fire in Workington

A MAN is being treated for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Workington.

Last updated 4 September 2014
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Cockermouth road closure announced

A temporary road closure will be put in place on Cockermouth Main Street tomorrow.

Last updated 3 September 2014
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Owners speak out in Cockermouth trees row

treewoman2 2908 A Cockermouth couple who own some of the trees overhanging Towers Lane are baffled as to why none of the upset residents approached them about the problems they were encountering.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Fight continues for Angel of the West in Workington

crossman2208 A Workington man says he still has fight in him yet after being ordered to pull down a tribute to his wife which he erected without planning permission. (20 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Lottery blow for Cockermouth war commemorations

A Cockermouth group set up to mark the First World War centenary has been dealt a cash blow just days after being told that its £32,000 bid for lottery funding had been successful. (3 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Cockermouth Main Street dug up again after sewer collapse

sewercollapse2908 PART of Cockermouth’s Main Street is being dug up again following a sewer collapse – just weeks after the road was resurfaced following extensive work. (1 comment)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Cockermouth care home launches tea shop

daltoncourt 2908 A dingy unused room has been transformed into a pretty, pastel-coloured tea shop which opens today at a Cockermouth care home.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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West Cumbrian high fliers on awards shortlist

bizawards2908pencil The finalists for the CN Group Business Awards have been chosen, and judges say the standard is as high as ever.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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One Direction fans flock to Workington theatre show

onlyoneDfront2908 Roars of delight greeted a One Direction tribute act who performed to 400 boy band fans at Workington’s Carnegie Theatre yesterday.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Maryport pensioners fear curfew after bus cuts

buspensioners2908 A group of Maryport pensioners say they are willing to pay towards keeping the town’s main bus service running in response to major service cuts. (5 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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West Cumbrian chemical factory faces closure

A Flimby chemical company looks likely to close with the loss of more than 30 jobs. (2 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Plans for memorial to steel industry in Workington

Young people will be given the chance to contribute to a memorial to Workington’s industrial heritage. (1 comment)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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County to consider West Cumbrian bypass call

A Workington woman’s call for a new town bypass is to be discussed by Cumbria County Council. (2 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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