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West Cumbrian high fliers on awards shortlist

bizawards2908pencil The finalists for the CN Group Business Awards have been chosen, and judges say the standard is as high as ever.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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One Direction fans flock to Workington theatre show

onlyoneDfront2908 Roars of delight greeted a One Direction tribute act who performed to 400 boy band fans at Workington’s Carnegie Theatre yesterday.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Maryport pensioners fear curfew after bus cuts

buspensioners2908 A group of Maryport pensioners say they are willing to pay towards keeping the town’s main bus service running in response to major service cuts. (5 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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West Cumbrian chemical factory faces closure

A Flimby chemical company looks likely to close with the loss of more than 30 jobs. (2 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Plans for memorial to steel industry in Workington

Young people will be given the chance to contribute to a memorial to Workington’s industrial heritage. (1 comment)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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County to consider West Cumbrian bypass call

A Workington woman’s call for a new town bypass is to be discussed by Cumbria County Council. (2 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Tributes to West Cumbrian health worker found dead

maxinearmstrong2908 Tributes have poured in for a popular Seaton health visitor and foster carer who was found dead at the bottom of the stairs in her home. (13 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Workington man in court over child sex attack

A man has appeared in court accused of trying to rape a nine-year-old girl in the public toilets of a Workington park.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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HAVE YOUR SAY: £300m West Cumbrian water supply move to save mussels

United Utilities has confirmed that the protection of freshwater mussels is the reason it is spending around £300 million as an alternative to taking water supplies from Ennerdale. (15 comments)

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Maryport mourns rugby player who died in Eastbourne Pier fall

piertributeeeeeeeeeeeeee The death of Maryport man Stephen Penrice has stunned the close-knit community where he was well known as a rugby player and member of the Netherhall club. (1 comment)

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Seaton Brownies exhibition brings back memories for Mary

oldbrownie2208b Glancing through old photos, pocket books and memorabilia brought back fond memories for one of Seaton’s earliest Brownies.

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Blencathra hopes are still high

blencathdebbie 0905 Talks over the future of Blencathra have paused. (1 comment)

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Business booming for Claire's Cockermouth coffee shop

dfojisdfokdsfokfoksf A Cockermouth woman has reopened a town cafe with the help of her family.

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Facelift for Workington Hall if council can stump up the £300,000

workihall2208 Repair work could be carried out on Workington Hall in the coming weeks – if funding can be found. (7 comments)

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Call for action in Cockermouth over huge trees

treeproblems2208 People living on a Cockermouth street say that huge, overgrown trees are making their lives a misery. (5 comments)

Last updated 22 August 2014
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No compensation over Cockermouth roadworks

Struggling traders in Cockermouth can still apply for money off their business rates, but have been told that no compensation will be coming their way. (6 comments)

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Bid to move disability charity to Workington town hall

mallyon2208jf Plans for a West Cumbrian charity to move into Workington Town Hall have been revealed.

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Hope for threatened Maryport fish plant

There are hopes that Maryport’s threatened Brookside fish plant could be saved.

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Run, Lucy, run... Harrington woman plans more events

50066985T000 A Harrington woman will attempt her first half-marathon on her birthday.

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Seven-week Roman dig to begin in Cockermouth

A major Roman dig is due to start in Cockermouth next week.

Last updated 22 August 2014
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