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Vandals take plaques in memory of Great Clifton teen David Foster

fostermemorial 1406 The family of a Great Clifton boy who died while camping with friends have been devastated after two memorial plaques were stolen.

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Broughton Moor care home approved despite objections

Controversial plans to open a care home for people with learning difficulties in Broughton Moor have been given the go-ahead. (4 comments)

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Maryport plans tourism drive with Mary Portas cash

A raft of projects have been agreed by Maryport traders to promote the town by using Mary Portas cash. (2 comments)

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Protestors’ call to arms as Dearham homes get green light

Dearham villagers held an urgent meeting this week after plans for a new housing development were approved despite hundreds of objections. (1 comment)

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Brothers aim to pocket Workington snooker hall conversion

A Workington eyesore building could be demolished if plans for 13 flats get the go-ahead.

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Graeme brings brewing back to Workington

brewery2 1406 Workington is now home to its very own brewery - more than two decades after the last one closed.

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Workington mum Shirley draws on experience to set up support group

shirleyson1406b A Workington woman who has a blind and autistic son has set up a disability support group.

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Port of Workington floats idea for major shipping deal

portdeal1406 A planned major shipping deal would give Workington a foothold on the global market and a huge boost to local industry. (2 comments)

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Cockermouth’s flood-recovery jigsaw is completed

barriers1406walk The last piece of the jigsaw in Cockermouth’s flood recovery process was put into place on Tuesday as the town’s new £4.4 million defences were opened.

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Book celebrates Cockermouth shopfront scheme

civictrustbook1406 A heritage scheme has been captured in print to celebrate Cockermouth’s transformation since the 2009 floods.

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Keswick cafe refused late opening hours

The owner of a Keswick cafe said he will appeal against a decision not to allow him to open to 11pm.

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Flimby wind farm is opened

windfarmopens1406 Nine years after it was first mooted, the Flimby Wind Farm was finally opened this week. (1 comment)

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Roman dig begins in Maryport

romandig1406 Archaeologists hope that Maryport will reveal more of its Roman secrets this summer.

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Maryport election row goes to the High Court

A group of Maryport people have filed a High Court case over last month’s county council elections.

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Workington landlady appeals over £2,000 fine

gilpinfront1406 A former Workington landlady has been fined £2,000 after being found guilty of running a “drunken and riotous” pub.

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Workington woman’s royal collection outdates Queen’s reign

greenoproyal 1406 A Workington grandmother has been collecting royal memorabilia for more than 60 years – two years before the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Break-in spree puts Workington community centre at risk

ovalcentre1406 The future of a major Workington community centre is at risk after a spate of break-ins and thousands of pounds of damage, charity bosses have warned. (5 comments)

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Proud day as Cockermouth’s £4.4m flood defences are opened

cockibarriers1406 The amazing community spirit among Cockermouth people has been praised after the official unveiling of the town’s £4.4 million flood defences on Tuesday.

Last updated 14 June 2013
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Main Maryport road blocked by crash

A MAIN road into Maryport has now re-opened following a four car smash on Netherhall Road shortly before 8.30am this morning.

Last updated 13 June 2013
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Linkstart scheme celebrates 18th birthday

A WEST Cumbria support programme for start-up business has celebrated its 18th birthday.

Last updated 11 June 2013
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