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Move to help save Cockermouth memorial

Cockermouth Museum Group has unearthed documents revealing the land on which the town’s memorial stands was bequeathed to the former urban district council in 1932.

Last updated 17 October 2014
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Super League final was grand for Cockermouth mascot

fairifledmascots1710 The stuff of dreams became a reality when 16 Cockermouth schoolchildren ran out on to the pitch at Old Trafford in Manchester last Saturday to the cheers of 70,000 people.

Last updated 17 October 2014
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Tata Steel plans to sell West Cumbria operation

More than 200 workers at Tata Steel in Workington face an uncertain future after the company announced it planned to sell off its long products business. (1 comment)

Last updated 15 October 2014
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Workington pub's 6am opening bid thrown out

A Workington pub has had its application to open until 6am for a one-off event thrown out because it is a trouble hotspot.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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70-space car park plan for West Cumbrian train station

Plans for a 70-space car park near Maryport Railway Station have been revealed. (2 comments)

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Workington academy move sparks criticism over process

The former chairman of governors of one of two Workington schools faced with closure this week said local people should have had a say in who will run the town’s planned new academy. (1 comment)

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Anger at third raid on West Cumbria church

brianchurchhfggf Maryport's largest church has been targeted by thieves for the third time this year.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Head’s new homes in Cockermouth fear

The head of Cockermouth School has objected to a proposal to designate land nearby for possible housing development. (1 comment)

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Factory to close down with the loss of 30 jobs

Flimby's Evonik Goldschmidt factory will close on December 31 with the loss of 30 jobs.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Alan pays back his life-savers

alan graham 1010 A team who saved a Bridekirk man’s life has been thanked by his family with a £2,000 donation.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Martiny's robot act is magic

robotman2 1010 Meet Grimbor, a creepy robotic butler and the latest assistant for a West Cumbrian magic show.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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M-Sport defends its plan for car development track at Dovenby

msport track 1010 Motorsport firm M-Sport has produced a letter to reassure its neighbours about its planned multi-million-pound research and development centre at its Dovenby Hall base.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Police hunt Keswick flasher

Police are investigating three incidents of a man exposing himself in the Keswick area which happened on October 2 and October 3.

Last updated 7 October 2014
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Churches support controversial cross

peternelson2fggf Several Workington churches have come out in support of the controversial cross erected by a man in memory of his wife on the town’s slag banks. (19 comments)

Last updated 3 October 2014
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Petition grows for West Cumbrian hospital’s kitchen

hospetition 0310 Two local men have collected more than 1,000 signatures in their bid to stop ready meals being introduced for patients at Maryport’s Victoria Cottage Hospital. (2 comments)

Last updated 3 October 2014
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Cockermouth war memorial is rescued from station sell-off

warmemoriallll Cockermouth's war memorial will not have to be moved if the town’s former fire headquarters are sold. (3 comments)

Last updated 3 October 2014
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£76,000 piano named after one of music society’s founders

steinwayyyfg Cockermouth Music Society is now the proud owner of a £76,000 Steinway grand piano, thanks to 18 months of fund-raising.

Last updated 3 October 2014
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Workington academy sponsor revealed

The sponsor of Workington’s new academy has been revealed.

Last updated 3 October 2014
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45 people evacuated as bus catches fire near Cockermouth

Forty-five people had to be evacuated from a bus after it caught fire this morning.

Last updated 29 September 2014
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Boats left high and dry after virtually rainless September

lowwater2 2609 Two Keswick launch landings have closed following low water levels at Derwentwater.

Last updated 26 September 2014
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