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Workington MP hopefuls face public questions

Workington’s parliamentary candidates faced public questions tonight in the first election hustings attended by all six would-be MPs.

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Mistake on Workington postal ballot paper

Allerdale council bosses have had to apologise after it misspelt Labour on its postal voting forms.

Last updated 22 April 2015
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Candidates stand up to scrutiny at hustings

Workington's parliamentary candidates faced the intense scrutiny of the voters at the area’s first major hustings event.

Last updated 17 April 2015
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‘West Cumbria is under attack from wind turbines’

Michele Twiss photo A Workington woman says she has been forced to move out of her bedroom because of the noise of wind turbines near her home. (10 comments)

Last updated 17 April 2015
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Borough and parish election nominees

The list of people standing for election to Allerdale Borough Council and parish councils across West Cumbria has been published.

Last updated 10 April 2015
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Sir Tony leaves Parliament after 14 years

tonygoes 0304 Sir Tony Cunningham praised his constituency staff when he formally ceased to be Workington MP.

Last updated 10 April 2015
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Profile - Mark Jenkinson, UKIP

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Last updated 10 April 2015
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Profile - Jill Perry, Green Party

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Last updated 10 April 2015
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Profile - Sue Hayman, Labour Party

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Last updated 10 April 2015
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Workington MP hopeful wants to 'stop global warming'

50075623T001 A West Cumbrian farmer who wants to stop global warming has put himself forward to be Workington’s next MP.

Last updated 10 April 2015
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New contender for Workington seat in General election

A West Cumbrian farmer has thrown his hat into the ring for the 2015 General Election.

Last updated 10 April 2015
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Praise for Cockermouth path work after pensioner’s appeal

newestatepath0304 A pensioner who approached Cockermouth’s county councillors about improving a footpath which links St Helen’s Street to the sports centre and hospital has said he is delighted with the outcome.

Last updated 3 April 2015
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POTHOLE WATCH: Work begins on our pothole hell

kenwright2003 Work to replace badly worn-out sections of the A596 between Workington and Maryport will begin next month. (5 comments)

Last updated 20 March 2015
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West Cumbria housing estate scheme gets green light

A proposal to build up to 64 homes in Broughton Moor have been approved.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Maryport take-away plans approved

Maryport will soon be getting its first Sri Lankan take-away after Allerdale council gave it the go-ahead.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Controversial Workington cross can stay

peternelson1gfgfgfhgd A controversial 9ft cross in Workington can stay – but only if a crucial piece of paperwork has been filed. (20 comments)

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Cumbrian councillor played solitaire during meeting

Eric Nicholson photo A councillor has admitted spending up to two hours playing solitaire and doing his online banking – as the council debated 1,800 job losses. (64 comments)

Last updated 26 February 2015
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1,800 support man's Workington crucifix

crossman2507 Almost 1,800 people have backed a Workington man’s fight to keep a 9ft crucifix on the town’s slag banks in memory of his wife. (9 comments)

Last updated 13 February 2015
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