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Plan to tackle Allerdale poverty issues

Allerdale council has revealed its plans to tackle a poverty problem which has left some children with a life expectancy 20 years lower than others in Cumbria.

Last updated 7 December 2012
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Weather hits opening of last flood-hit West Cumbrian bridge

The opening of the new Camerton bridge has been delayed by bad weather. (1 comment)

Last updated 30 November 2012
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Carl Forber signs up for Workington Town's 2013 season

worldcupjim2311 Workington Town began the build-up for the 2013 Championship season when they held their first training session at Copeland Stadium last night.

Last updated 23 November 2012
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New clerk wanted for Workington Town Council

Workington Town Council is looking for a new full-time clerk with current clerk Peter Hayes due to retire.

Last updated 23 November 2012
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Hundreds turn out to Maryport nuclear dump meeting

profhazl 2311 People in West Cumbria have 10 weeks to influence a key decision on whether the area should look to host an underground nuclear waste dump. (5 comments)

Last updated 23 November 2012
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Plans for more homes in Cockermouth area

Plans for more than 60 new homes in the Cockermouth area have moved a step closer.

Last updated 9 November 2012
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Cockermouth campaigner takes Ofsted battle to conference

rebeccahanson2610 A Cockermouth Liberal Democrat campaigner has taken her battle for legal reform to Ofsted to the party’s North West conference.

Last updated 2 November 2012
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Small rise likely in Maryport Town Council tax charge

Maryport residents look set to pay more council tax to the town council next year.

Last updated 26 October 2012
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Firm wants to bring London cabs to Maryport

A private hire taxi firm from Maryport has moved closer to bringing the first London-style taxi cabs to West Cumbria.

Last updated 26 October 2012
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No decision yet on Workington taxi rank move

A decision on the location of a new night time taxi rank in Workington has been deferred for a site visit. (4 comments)

Last updated 26 October 2012
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Major boundary changes on the way for West Cumbria with parliamentary shake-up

rory 1910 West Cumbria could lose an MP while Cockermouth, Aspatria and Keswick may be joined with Penrith in a proposed radical shake up of parliamentary boundaries. (2 comments)

Last updated 19 October 2012
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Boundary plan is an ‘absolute travesty’ for Cockermouth

alansmith1910 Cockermouth could be represented by the same MP as Penrith under plans labelled an “absolute travesty” by a leading town politician. (6 comments)

Last updated 19 October 2012
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Allerdale cuts manager jobs

ALLERDALE council has cut three more management posts as it seeks to shave £3.5 million from its annual budget.

Last updated 19 October 2012
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Frustration over rejection of West Cumbrian arts centre plans

kirkgateplans1210 Bosses at Cockermouth’s Kirkgate Centre said they were frustrated after a £1.5 million plan to modernise and extend the arts hub was thrown out by Allerdale councillors.

Last updated 12 October 2012
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‘No’ to Flimby turbine

Plans for a 220ft wind turbine in Flimby were thrown out by Allerdale council on Tuesday. (1 comment)

Last updated 12 October 2012
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Support for Cockermouth arts centre plans

kirkgate 1 A £1.5 million proposal to revamp Cockermouth’s Kirkgate Centre has been backed by planners for a second time. (1 comment)

Last updated 5 October 2012
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Bid to build 23 new homes in Seaton

Plans to build 23 new homes in Seaton have been revealed.

Last updated 5 October 2012
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Planners set to rule on Dearham homes wrangle

A housing developer’s proposal for a 78-home estate in Dearham will have to go back before planners on Tuesday.

Last updated 5 October 2012
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Surge in new homes sites bucks economic recession

Over the last year plans for 600 houses have been given the go-ahead to be built in the Allerdale district, while another 600-plus homes are waiting for the green light.

Last updated 28 September 2012
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Wind taken out of residents’ sails as they dread arrival of 303ft turbine

tswindscene “Visitors come round and say ‘what a gorgeous view – apart from those turbines’,” says 72-year-old Jan Mumberson who has lived in her Seaton home for 10 years.

Last updated 28 September 2012
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