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Director Mary will dance with delight as Keswick show launches

marypapa2803b It’s been a busy time for Mary Papadima, preparing for the opening of her first show as associate director of Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake.

Last updated 28 March 2014
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West Cumbrian meningitis campaign celebrates success

minigetpetition 2803 West Cumbrian campaigners have been hailed as lifesavers after successfully fighting to get a new vaccine against meningitis.

Last updated 28 March 2014
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Sir Tony makes trip to see how UK aid is helping Syrians

tonycunninghamttgffg Workington MP Sir Tony Cunningham has seen the heartache and horror being suffered by refugees forced to flee Syria.

Last updated 28 March 2014
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Police search for missing Cumbrian man, 47

Andrew Mayall Police are searching for a missing Cockermouth man.

Last updated 27 March 2014
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Bingo scoops big Budget win

bingo2 2103 Punters hope they will win big thanks to a tax cut for bingo clubs.

Last updated 21 March 2014
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All set for the great Maryport bake-off!

bakeofffront2103a Move over Mary Berry – Maryport youngsters will be giving the baking queen a run for her money to raise dough for an Easter event.

Last updated 21 March 2014
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Good manners from Bad Manners

busta 2103 Despite missing their gig at Workington’s Carnegie Theatre last Friday, the ska band Bad Manners kept some fans happy by signing autographs and posing for pictures.

Last updated 21 March 2014
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Acting from the heart by former Corrie star Julie

juliehayley1 1403 Former Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh is used to giving powerful, heartrending performances.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Black Roses review: Powerful story simply told

juliehayley2 1403 A patch of artificial grass, a bit of carpet and a single armchair was the simple set for a heartbreaking performance at Maryport’s Ewanrigg Community Centre on Wednesday afternoon.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Workington's Emily is still smiling

emily3 0703 These pictures show brave leukaemia-sufferer Emily Shutt on a rare visit to her Workington home.

Last updated 7 March 2014
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Workington road will close for resurfacing

Roadworks which will close part of a main route through Workington are set to start on Monday. (3 comments)

Last updated 7 March 2014
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Couple hope cones solve wheelchair access problems

A Cockermouth woman has been given traffic cones to try to stop people parking in front of her home. (3 comments)

Last updated 28 February 2014
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£24,000 electric bill for £26,000 West Cumbrian chapel

danefront2802 A Bridekirk man fears his dream of refurbishing Cockermouth’s old cemetery chapels could be shattered by a £24,000 electricity bill.

Last updated 28 February 2014
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Friends’ New Year’s Eve sea dip helps to support charity

clarelumby 2102 Friends of a Maryport woman who is suffering from cancer have raised more than £1,000 for charity.

Last updated 21 February 2014
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Spice up your life at charity Brit pop night

spicegirls2102 These girls will tell you what they really, really want... and that’s a night that transports them back to the 1990s.

Last updated 21 February 2014
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Obituary - Joe McKenna, of Crosby

mckenna 1402 Former Cockermouth pub landlord Joe McKenna has died, aged 82.

Last updated 14 February 2014
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£250,000 to boost whisky jobs

paulcurriefront1402 A new whisky distillery near Cockermouth has been given a £250,000 grant to help it create more than 30 jobs.

Last updated 14 February 2014
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Family turns dad’s notes into history

ferris4 0702 A Workington family’s chance discovery of dozens of notebooks crammed with information about their father has led them to publish his memoirs.

Last updated 7 February 2014
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Woman denied sickness benefit despite life-threatening condition

jeanettej 0702 A Workington woman with a life-threatening heart condition is being denied sickness benefits because of Government assessment changes. (10 comments)

Last updated 7 February 2014
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VIDEO: John bucks web craze by giving £50 to stranger

neknomfront0702 A Workington man walked up to a complete stranger and handed him £50 – to set his young daughters a good example.

Last updated 7 February 2014
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