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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.

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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Obituary - Arthur Allison, of High Ireby

One of the founding members of Cockermouth Music Society, Arthur William Allison, has died aged 75.

Last updated 20 June 2014
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Doreen knits for Africa

dewodedoreen 2006 A Workington woman’s knitting is changing the lives of African children.

Last updated 20 June 2014
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Vanessa’s tiny car is a big hit at Antiques Roadshow

minicar 2006 A Cockermouth woman’s rare miniature car sparked lots of interest at the Antiques Roadshow, which was filmed in Cumbria last week.

Last updated 20 June 2014
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Spyatstock music festival will be huge boost to town

toploader0205 Aspatria's largest employer hopes that a music festival next month will help to put the town on the map.

Last updated 20 June 2014
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Cumbria Rape Crisis trustees step down

caroltindall 0606 Trustees of a West Cumbrian charity, which was on the brink of collapse last year, have resigned.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Maryport town team in line for award

townteam0606 Maryport’s town team has been shortlisted for a national award.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Hear ye, hear ye! Bob takes his special theatre to Keswick streets

bobbryden3005 Bob Bryden has never been a shrinking violet.

Last updated 30 May 2014
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Wave of talent at Maryport dance festival

dance4 3005 The 34th annual Queen of the Solway Dance Festival began in Maryport on Wednesday.

Last updated 30 May 2014
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Workington youngsters join new police scheme

youngcops2 3005 For four years police have been working with young people in West Cumbria to keep them occupied over the summer months.

Last updated 30 May 2014
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Charity bikers from Maryport ride the Isles

glasson69a 3005 A group of Maryport fund-raisers will get on their bikes tomorrow and aim to smash a £10,000 target.

Last updated 30 May 2014
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Teen killed himself in Maryport after receiving Facebook threats - inquest

Callum Chapman A teenager killed himself after receiving violent threats from another boy on Facebook, an inquest heard.

Last updated 23 May 2014
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She’s in fashion

olliefront2305 A Cockermouth woman is setting the local fashion industry alight after landing a job managing one of the country’s most iconic fashion labels.

Last updated 23 May 2014
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Maryport’s status in Roman Empire keeps on increasing

romansite 2305 Maryport is emerging as an important part of the Roman Empire long before Hadrian's Wall was built, the latest archaeological dig at Camp Farm is indicating.

Last updated 23 May 2014
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Blues festival main stage moves back to the marina

Maryport's annual blues festival is to return to the town’s harbourside site after six years elsewhere. (1 comment)

Last updated 23 May 2014
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Tributes to Maryport cafe owner killed in crash

andy YvonneHetheringtonTunstal Tributes have been paid to a popular Maryport cafe owner who died in a car crash on Tuesday. (10 comments)

Last updated 16 May 2014
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