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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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HAVE YOUR SAY: West Cumbria's answer to Angel of the North

crossman2507 A Workington man says he pulled a bit of a Bansky – by erecting this 9ft-high tribute to the love of his life on a hilltop overlooking the town.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Commonwealth baton honour for dairy man

marklee 2507 A farmer from Torpenhow carried the Queen’s Baton in the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony this week.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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West Cumbria woman Harriet turns 100

harriethundred1807 Harriet Marsh celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday with her “babies” by her side.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Help former Workington Reds kit man net charity cash

billdoran1807 A former Workington Reds kit man who is battling cancer will host a fund-raising event for charity tonight.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Tallentire ladies raise a cup of tea to charity efforts

tallraisers 1807 Three women from the village of Tallentire, near Cockermouth, have raised over £26,000 for charity.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Friends band together to help Scarlett raise funds

loombands1107 A Workington girl is making loom bands to raise money in memory of her best friend’s father, who died last month.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Georgian style wedding for couple

georgianwed1107b Cockermouth's Wordsworth House stepped back in time as it hosted a Georgian-style wedding for two former workers.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Major search for missing Maryport newlywed

kemppossibly1107 A Maryport man sparked a major police hunt after he went missing while on his honeymoon in Malaysia.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Swimmer causes stir in West Cumbria

A swimmer training for a triathalon caused a stir in Maryport yesterday.

Last updated 8 July 2014
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Bob gears up for Distington vintage gathering

steamman0407 Bob Sanderson has always enjoyed taking things apart and putting them back together. As a child his favourite toy was Lego. (2 comments)

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Search begins to find replacement Workington MP

Contenders for Workington’s Parliamentary seat are keeping tight-lipped about their intentions. (4 comments)

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Workington GPs pilot better healthcare scheme

A £500,000 blueprint for better healthcare in Cumbria will be rolled out in Workington.

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Maryport Carnival appeals for help

Volunteers are needed to man road barriers and help out as marshals at next weekend’s Maryport Carnival.

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Flimby couple sell up and head for the the unknown

campervan 0407 A Flimby couple are selling off their worldly goods and heading off for a life of adventure. (7 comments)

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Obituary - Kate Robb, formerly of Maryport

katerobb 0407 Former Maryport Junior School teacher Kate Robb has died suddenly at the age of 65.

Last updated 4 July 2014
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Mum’s distress as spending cuts hit crematorium grass

cremovergrown2706 A Workington mum says she is distraught after being unable to reach her son’s memorial tree at Distington Crematorium because the grass was too high. (3 comments)

Last updated 27 June 2014
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Daring Rev Ken scales new heights for soldiers

Daredevil Workington vicar the Rev Ken Wright has raised more than £1,000 by abseiling from the top of Blackpool’s Big Dipper rollercoaster.

Last updated 27 June 2014
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Cricket club is back home after players pitched in to fix ground

watercricketers2706 Cricketers have celebrated a return to their home ground near Keswick after it was destroyed by floods two years ago.

Last updated 27 June 2014
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£450,000 inshore rescue boathouse is shipshape

inshorerescuestation2706 Maryport's new £450,000 boathouse has been officially opened by Workington MP Sir Tony Cunningham and his wife Lady Anne.

Last updated 27 June 2014
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Euromillions lotto win for West Cumbrian man

Lotto shop 2006 A customer at a Seaton corner shop is believed to have won £138,000 on the Euromillions lottery.

Last updated 20 June 2014
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