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Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Man airlifted to hospital after major fall in Workington

X11786 A 63-year-old Workington man has been airlifted to hospital after he fell from a town building today.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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Obituary - John Thompson, of Workington

thompsonobit 1212 Popular Workington Town scoreboard operator John Currie Thompson has died, aged 79.

Last updated 12 December 2014
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Last salute for retiring Colonel Tom

coltom 0512 One of Cumbria’s longest serving senior soldiers is retiring.

Last updated 5 December 2014
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Grateful Elvin gives back at Christmas

elvinjarvis0512 A Maryport father is playing Santa Claus this year to pay off a debt that he feels he owes.

Last updated 5 December 2014
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Big day nears for Laura

lauramachine 0512 An Aspatria woman is just weeks away from getting a machine that will help her to speak for the first time in her life.

Last updated 5 December 2014
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Support group for young mums need funding help

pregteens 0512 A teenagepregnancy and antenatal group is appealing for funds to support their activities.

Last updated 5 December 2014
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Lillian to retire so she can do more in the community

lillianretiringblurb2811 Workington town councillor and residents’ champion Lillian Baldry is to retire from her day job next month to concentrate on more community projects.

Last updated 28 November 2014
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Obituary - Mary MacDonald, of Cockermouth

marymacdon 2811 Mary MacDonald, a former editor of the Cockermouth Post, has died aged 86.

Last updated 28 November 2014
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PHOTOS: Salute West Cumbria's superheroes

Heroes 069 Meet West Cumbria's superheroes! (3 comments)

Last updated 28 November 2014
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‘Alfie is my superhero' - Meet the children of the year

alfieandemilyfront2811 These are West Cumbria’s children of the year.

Last updated 28 November 2014
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Campaign to name part of Eastbourne Pier after Maryport worker Stephen Penrice

Stephen Penrice photo A campaign has been launched to have part of Eastbourne Pier named after the Maryport man who died there while restoring it.

Last updated 28 November 2014
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Free Boxing Day bus services announced

Free Boxing Day buses will be running to keep people moving over the festive season.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Obituary - Mary Burkett OBE, of Isel Hall

Mary Burkett Arts patron and writer Mary Burkett, of Isel Hall, near Cockermouth, has died aged 90.

Last updated 21 November 2014
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Into the lion's den - a West Cumbrian's man rags-to-riches tale

David McMillan ran away with the circus in 1961, aged just 15. He had no money and no possessions, but he was about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

Last updated 21 November 2014
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‘Bill Barker will always be our hero’

northsidebridgegone1411 The wife of PC Bill Barker, who died in the 2009 floods, says the pain of his death will never disappear, but he will always be the family’s hero.

Last updated 21 November 2014
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Maryport's Bill Barnes wins top community award

billbarneswins2111 A Maryport man has won a national award for his community work.

Last updated 21 November 2014
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West Cumbrian family praise air ambulance

henleyhappy2111b A Seaton mum has praised the air ambulance that rushed her one-year-old son to hospital after he was badly scalded in an accident.

Last updated 21 November 2014
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Howdens remains closed after man's death

A Workington joinery firm will remain closed for the foreseeable future after a man died there last week.

Last updated 21 November 2014
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People power wins fight on parking charges

People power this week forced Cumbria County Council into an embarrassing U-turn over plans for on-street parking charges and paid-for residents’ permits.

Last updated 21 November 2014
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Settlement reached over lab man’s asbestos death

janeburns2 2111 A Brigham woman has been awarded substantial compensation for her husband’s asbestos-related death.

Last updated 21 November 2014
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