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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”.

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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‘We’ll go it alone’ say councils despite county’s nuclear veto

alancornered0102 West Cumbria’s two borough councils have joined forces to lobby the Government in a bid to salvage search plans for an underground nuclear waste store site in the area. (19 comments)

Last updated 1 February 2013
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Workington car park to be used as overflow taxi rank

A Workington car park will be used as an extra taxi rank at night to tackle problems with an existing waiting area.

Last updated 1 February 2013
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English Heritage need more time to comment on Maryport housing plan

English Heritage is reviewing its decision not to object to a housing development in Maryport. (1 comment)

Last updated 1 February 2013
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Gay protest at town council meeting

Two Maryport Town Councillors walked out of a meeting in protest on Monday when another councillor condemned gay marriage. (9 comments)

Last updated 1 February 2013
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Plan for new Workington store

Plans have been revealed to build a new unit next door to Halfords in Workington.

Last updated 1 February 2013
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Aidan, 19, brings younger voice to parish council

aidanpenn0102 Dearham's Aidan Penn, 19, has entered the record books as the village’s youngest parish councillor.

Last updated 1 February 2013
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New move over Workington steelworks site

eatonfielddesign0102 Workington's former steelworks site will be revamped into a million-pound housing and holiday complex.

Last updated 1 February 2013
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CUMBRIA DECIDES: Nuclear repository

Live coverage as Cumbria, Allerdale and Copeland councils vote whether to pursue or end the search to find a suitable location for a geological disposal facility that would store highly radioactive waste.

Last updated 30 January 2013
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West Cumbria faces the biggest decision in its history

sillothprotestfront2501 MARYPORT will take centre stage on Wednesday as West Cumbria faces the biggest decision in its recent history. (5 comments)

Last updated 28 January 2013
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David Blunkett comes to Workington

blunkett 2501 Former political big-hitter David Blunkett will be the guest speaker at the Mayor of Workington’s civic dinner.

Last updated 25 January 2013
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Cockermouth depot homes design labelled ‘mediocre’

darrenward1801 Plans to build 77 new homes on Cockermouth’s former county council depot site has sparked an objection from the town’s civic trust because they are “mediocre”. (6 comments)

Last updated 23 January 2013
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HAVE YOUR SAY: Why are we getting more than our share of county’s turbines?

turbines111 An investigation has been launched to find out why the area covered by Allerdale council has as much as 62 per cent of Cumbria’s wind turbines. (9 comments)

Last updated 18 January 2013
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New chance to block Maryport homes, say protesters

A new rallying call has been made for people to object to plans for a controversial housing estate in Maryport. (6 comments)

Last updated 18 January 2013
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Big turnout at nuclear store meeting

nukemeeting1801Quas More than 500 people attended a public meeting about the search for a potential underground nuclear waste repository site in West Cumbria. (10 comments)

Last updated 18 January 2013
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Cumbria County Council needs to save £24.5m

Cumbria County Council must find £24.5million of savings in the next financial year.

Last updated 11 January 2013
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Workington’s Uppies and Downies statues will be repaired

statue 1101 Workington’s damaged Uppies and Downies statues looks set to return to public display. (2 comments)

Last updated 11 January 2013
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Changes to plans for 152 homes in Maryport

Story Homes has lodged amended plans with Allerdale council in its controversial bid to build 152 homes at Deer Park in Maryport. (1 comment)

Last updated 11 January 2013
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