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Sunday, 23 November 2014

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New £11.3m Workington leisure centre moves a step closer

leisurecentre0711p3b Only one hurdle remains before work can begin on Workington’s new £11.3 million leisure centre and swimming pool.

Last updated 12 November 2014
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Civic trust challenges parking meters

Cockermouth and District Civic Trust is preparing to challenge the county council if it wants to impose on-street parking charges in town in the future. (1 comment)

Last updated 11 November 2014
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Work on £11.3m leisure centre scheme likely to begin on December 8

leisurecentre0711p3b Work to create Workington’s new £11.3 million leisure centre and swimming pool is due to start within weeks. (22 comments)

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Turbine plan for Workington factory

Plans by a Workington factory to erect three 213ft wind turbines will test a new council policy to protect homeowners, a leading councillor claimed. (3 comments)

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Two weeks to act over Cumbrian parking permits charge

People living in West Cumbria have two weeks to take action against plans to bring in charges for parking near their homes. (11 comments)

Last updated 21 October 2014
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Workington pub's 6am opening bid thrown out

A Workington pub has had its application to open until 6am for a one-off event thrown out because it is a trouble hotspot.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Head’s new homes in Cockermouth fear

The head of Cockermouth School has objected to a proposal to designate land nearby for possible housing development. (1 comment)

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Churches support controversial cross

peternelson2fggf Several Workington churches have come out in support of the controversial cross erected by a man in memory of his wife on the town’s slag banks. (19 comments)

Last updated 3 October 2014
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Workington councillor to step down

geraldhumes 1209 Workington Town Council’s Gerald Humes will not stand at next year’s election.

Last updated 12 September 2014
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New £1.5 million Cockermouth service station gets the go-ahead

Work to build a £1.5 million service station on the outskirts of Cockermouth is due to begin in November.

Last updated 15 August 2014
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Support is growing for Workington bypass demand

HillaryHarr 2507 A Workington woman’s call for a new town bypass has been backed by councillors. (12 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Leisure centre go-ahead for Workington

Controversial plans for a new £9.41m leisure centre in Workington have been given the green light by Allerdale council planners. (42 comments)

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Council couple lead Maryport parking charge fight

“Parking charges will kill off trade in Maryport.” (5 comments)

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Council leader calls for West Cumbrian health summit

A leading councillor is to demand a health summit amid concerns that service cuts are putting lives at risk.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Chance to comment on proposed changes to West Cumbrian speed limits

Speed limits on 11 major roads through West Cumbria will change if a Cumbria County Council scheme goes ahead.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Anger at ‘confusing’ question in planning poll

Cockermouth goes to the polls next week to decide whether to adopt a pioneering order which would relax planning procedures in the town centre.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Workington MP Sir Tony Cunningham to step down

Sir Tony Cunningham has revealed that he will step down as Workington MP next year. (16 comments)

Last updated 1 July 2014
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Meeting to be held over plans for new Cockermouth homes

A special meeting will be held in Cockermouth about plans for more than 300 homes in the town. (3 comments)

Last updated 20 June 2014
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Plea to show red light to M-Sport test track

malcolmwilsonfrontdf More than 20 people living near M-Sport’s Dovenby Hall complex have protested that plans for a multi-million-pound research and development centre there will affect their quality of life. (9 comments)

Last updated 20 June 2014
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Safety plea after OAP is hit by car

Demands have been made to improve parking on Maryport’s Senhouse Street after an elderly woman was knocked down there.

Last updated 13 June 2014
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