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Dearham homes protest meeting

persimmon2203a More than 100 people crammed into Dearham Village Hall to protest about a proposal to build 114 new homes.

Last updated 22 March 2013
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Former Allerdale council leader retires from politics

tim flood 2203 Former Allerdale council leader Tim Heslop has retired from local politics after more than 20 years.

Last updated 22 March 2013
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Cockermouth new housing estate name row

Plans to name a housing development at Cockermouth’s former Sullart Street depot site in honour of the town’s literary past have met with town council opposition. (1 comment)

Last updated 22 March 2013
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Steel memorial for Workington gateway plan

A permanent memorial to Workington’s steel history will take pride of place on a town roundabout if plans get the go-ahead. (2 comments)

Last updated 22 March 2013
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Bedroom tax protest in Workington town centre

bedroom tax More than 50 people attended a rally in Workington town centre today to protest against the proposed bedroom tax.

Last updated 16 March 2013
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Pupils gear up for road safety campaigns

speedcampaign1503 Pupils from two Cockermouth schools will lobby county councillors today to support two road safety schemes.

Last updated 15 March 2013
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£1.8m Main Street revamp ditched over lack of cash

A £1.8 million plan to revamp Cockermouth’s Main Street has been shelved because there is not enough cash to carry out the work. (4 comments)

Last updated 15 March 2013
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Ousted Labour councillor to stand as Independent

marjrae 1503 Another Labour councillor has vowed to fight on as an Independent in the county elections after being dropped by her own party.

Last updated 15 March 2013
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Sir Tony sees how aid is working in Ethiopia

sirtonyethiopia001 Workington MP Sir Tony Cunningham has visited Ethiopia to look at the country’s health problems. (7 comments)

Last updated 8 March 2013
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1,000 objections over move to demolish soft play centre

More than 1,000 people have objected to plans to demolish a Cockermouth children’s soft play centre and cafe. (2 comments)

Last updated 8 March 2013
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Delay holds up Workington allotment work

An ultimatum will be issued to Cumbria County Council over its plans for the Richmond Park care home in Workington.

Last updated 1 March 2013
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Former Royal Marine calls time on his final mission for Cumbria

eddiem 0103 He has led Cumbria’s biggest council through £88million of budget cuts, a major review of pay inequalities and last month’s controversial decision that the county should pull out of a project to host an underground nuclear waste store – and all past the age that most people have retired. (3 comments)

Last updated 1 March 2013
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HAVE YOUR SAY: Tackling poverty in Allerdale

ada 0103 Two West Cumbrian organisations are helping to tackle poverty. (2 comments)

Last updated 1 March 2013
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Controversial plan for 50 homes gets the green light

billjefferson0103 Controversial plans for a 50-home estate in Brigham have been approved.

Last updated 1 March 2013
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Car park fees frozen in bid to boost town centre trade

alansmithfront1502 A freeze in council car parking charges has been announced. (14 comments)

Last updated 15 February 2013
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£9m Workington leisure centre plan still on track

Designs and sites for a new £9 million Workington leisure centre could be revealed this summer. (5 comments)

Last updated 15 February 2013
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Workington residents vow to keep garden battle growing

gardensbattle1502 A group of residents on Workington’s Westfield estate have vowed to continue a fight against a proposed community garden, despite the project getting the go-ahead from planners. (3 comments)

Last updated 15 February 2013
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Search for an underground radioactive store is over, says council leader

Allerdale's council leader has admitted that the current process to search for an underground nuclear waste storage site in West Cumbria is “dead in the water”. (1 comment)

Last updated 15 February 2013
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Allerdale council axes 10 staff

Ten staff at Allerdale council have been made redundant today in the latest step of the council’s bid to cut costs.

Last updated 14 February 2013
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English Heritage ask for longer over Deer Park plans

English Heritage has asked for another extension to consider its response to a housing development in Maryport.

Last updated 8 February 2013
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