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West Cumbria pub to play host to Liberty X singer

libertyxbloke1511 A pop star will swap the 02 Arena for a Maryport pub in a stripped-back performance next month.

Last updated 15 November 2013
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One-time Workington sink estate transformed into prime location

burnt1 1511 Twenty years ago, people couldn’t wait to leave Workington’s Salterbeck estate. JOHN CONNELL investigates how it has been reclaimed by the community into a place where people are desperate to move in. (1 comment)

Last updated 15 November 2013
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New Workington leisure centre marks start of bid for borough-wide sporting revamp

leisurecentreplan1511 A new £9.31 million leisure centre will be built in Workington town centre as the first step towards improving the area’s sporting facilities. (2 comments)

Last updated 15 November 2013
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Roadworks in place around busy Cockermouth junction

Roadworks are due to start today around one of Cockermouth’s busiest roads.

Last updated 15 November 2013
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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. (1 comment)

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 8 November 2013
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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. (8 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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