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Vicar allays fears that All Saints Church might close

All Saints Church Cockermouth photo The vicar of Cockermouth has moved to dispel fears that the town’s All Saints Church may be forced to close because of financial problems.

Last updated 16 August 2013
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Firm with Madame Tussauds link in line to light up Workington Hall

workhall 1608 A company which has illuminated Madame Tussauds in London could be asked to light up Workington Hall.

Last updated 16 August 2013
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Low fat sausages go down a treat

sausages 1608 A Workington butcher’s low fat sausage has proved to be a hit with customers.

Last updated 16 August 2013
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Workington war veteran awarded medal for his Arctic convoy voyages

medalman 0908 A Workington man has been awarded a medal for his service on Arctic convoys during the Second World War.

Last updated 9 August 2013
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West Cumbria VC heroes to be honoured for World War One centenary

Jimsmith1 0908 Two West Cumbrian soldiers whose valour earned them the Victoria Cross will be honoured for their bravery with commemorative paving stones. (1 comment)

Last updated 9 August 2013
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Maryport doctors set up mobile clinic service

Two Maryport GPs have set up a new NHS service which will take specialised medical and surgical services to where they are needed. (1 comment)

Last updated 9 August 2013
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West Cumbrians continue fight for meningitis vaccine

vaccinepetition 0908 The Maryport based director of a children’s charity has said he will not give up the fight to have a meningitis B vaccine added to the Government’s childhood immunisation programme.

Last updated 9 August 2013
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Cockermouth coffee shop gets alcohol licence

veeva 0908 A Cockermouth coffee shop has begun to serve alcohol and open later as part of its business expansion. (1 comment)

Last updated 9 August 2013
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Workington council gets five-year pledge over town hall

Workington Town Council has been advised that it can stay on in the town hall for at least another five years without having to lease or buy it.

Last updated 9 August 2013
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Keswick filling station owners retire

Keswick’s Londis stores and filling stations at Penrith Road and High Hill have been sold. (1 comment)

Last updated 9 August 2013
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New classes aim to boost Workington Music Festival

Three new categories will feature at this year’s Workington Musical Festival to inject new life into the singing section.

Last updated 9 August 2013
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Maryport pub to become the Thomas Henry

The new owners of a Maryport town centre pub will honour the memory of one of the town’s most famous citizens in a £150,000 revamp. (2 comments)

Last updated 9 August 2013
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Major push in Cockermouth for Megan’s Dream fund

p1meganfile0908a A fund-raising appeal to support disabled Cockermouth youngster Megan White is nearing its £40,000 target.

Last updated 9 August 2013
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Workington joinery firm on the move

A Workington joinery firm is closing its town centre showroom.

Last updated 9 August 2013
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Trust set to run Workington theatre

carnegietrust 0908 A trust is being set up to take over the running of Workington’s Carnegie Theatre. (5 comments)

Last updated 9 August 2013
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Tenants worried about rats problem in Northside

northrats 0908 Residents in Workington’s Northside area are worried about the health of their children after claiming that rats are infesting their gardens. (7 comments)

Last updated 9 August 2013
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Peacocks strut their stuff in Great Broughton

dspeacocks004 A Great Broughton resident has been following the lives of some feathered friends over the past few months.

Last updated 9 August 2013
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Maryport robot is about to climb to the top

wallrover 0908 A revolutionary wall-climbing robot, which has been developed in Maryport, is taking the world of industry by storm.

Last updated 9 August 2013
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The support planted by West House continues to grow in West Cumbria

westhouse1 0908 Lots of people have heard the name West House, either from its plant stalls at markets or its cafes in Workington Community Hospital and Whitehaven.

Last updated 9 August 2013
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Gillian knows it’s never too late to seek an education in Workington

educatedgillian 0908 Meet the mum-of-two who is driving adult education for people in Workington.

Last updated 9 August 2013
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