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New boxing club opens in Maryport

boxingclub1511 A former professional boxer from Flimby has taken on his most important bout to date by setting up a boxing club in Maryport.

Last updated 15 November 2013
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Fire-hit Cockermouth service station will not be rebuilt

ts benns A Cockermouth service station which was destroyed by fire in February will not be rebuilt. (1 comment)

Last updated 15 November 2013
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Site selected for new Workington leisure centre

Workington leisure centre plan option 3 Workington's new leisure centre will be built in the town centre by local firms, councillors decided today. (4 comments)

Last updated 13 November 2013
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‘Racial leaflets’ court case against BNP pair is dropped

Two BNP councillors who were charged with a racially-aggravated public order offence have had the case against them dropped.

Last updated 11 November 2013
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Fresh air meals for hardy pupils

stjoedining 0811 A Workington school has opened an outdoor space for pupils to eat and socialise.

Last updated 8 November 2013
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Tata Steel jobs talks continue

Tata Steel employees have been offered voluntary redundancy as 90 jobs are under threat at the Workington plant.

Last updated 8 November 2013
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Men’s glorious mud challenge

mudmen0811 Meet the “mud men” of Workington – five tough mechanics who have just completed a gruelling challenge to raise £2,000.

Last updated 8 November 2013
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Call to arms over town centre parking charges

gillelliott0811 People in Maryport are being urged to join the fight against planned on-street parking charges for the town. (2 comments)

Last updated 8 November 2013
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Birthday farewell to George after 47 years at Flimby firm

georgeretires0811 A popular worker at Thomas Armstrong has retired on his 65th birthday after 47 years with the company.

Last updated 8 November 2013
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Front runner revealed in £9.31m sports centre bid

Workington's Brow Top area has emerged as the front runner for a proposed new £9.31 million sports centre site. (1 comment)

Last updated 8 November 2013
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What’s your list of 1,000 things to do in West Cumbria?

thingstodo8 0811 It may be the latest internet craze – but we think Times & Star readers can do better and stand up for their home county. (8 comments)

Last updated 15 August 8013
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Bus users taken for a ride over 100 per cent ticket price hike?

reays1111 Bus passengers in West Cumbria have been left reeling after being hit by huge fare increases. (11 comments)

Last updated 1 November 2013
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Family’s sorrow as Keswick tea room closes

teagardensclose0111 Keswick's Lakeside Tea Gardens will close this weekend after 85 years. (4 comments)

Last updated 1 November 2013
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‘We want to know why our £11m hospital is not open’

lendaviesfront0111 Answers are being demanded over the empty £11 million Cockermouth Community Hospital. (9 comments)

Last updated 1 November 2013
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Rum and women are tonic for George, 103

103george0111 Rum, country walks and dancing are among the secrets of a long life, according to 103-year-old George Fisher.

Last updated 1 November 2013
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Maryport trader to close shop as vandalism and theft rates soar

ericskillen0111 A Maryport trader plans to close his town centre shop and move away because of vandalism. (2 comments)

Last updated 1 November 2013
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Petition launched over plan for on-street parking charges

Plans to introduce on-street parking charges to Cockermouth would be the death of the town, a leading county councillor has warned. (13 comments)

Last updated 1 November 2013
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Desperate bid to save 90 jobs at Tata Steel plant

Talks were due to take place today in a bid to save 90 jobs at Workington’s Tata Steel plant. (2 comments)

Last updated 1 November 2013
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Cockermouth Rock Festival cancelled for 2014

DCE cockrock/Cockrock-100-2_DCE.jpg Cockermouth Rock Festival - known as CockRock - will not go ahead next year. (2 comments)

Last updated 28 October 2013
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Calling all collectors!

Are you a collector? Does your collection deserve a wider audience?

Last updated 25 October 2013
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