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Infant honour guard at Workington nursery worker‘s wedding

littlewedding 0808 Youngsters from a Workington pre-school surprised a member of staff on her wedding day.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Volunteers step forward to aid Workington dance school

dancestudio0808 People power has helped to transform an empty Workington building into a dance school.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Wartime items are found in Workington theatre

theatretreasurers 0808 A treasure trove of wartime items has been discovered in a Workington theatre.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Lidl plans to open store in Maryport

Supermarket chain Lidl plans to build its largest UK store in Maryport. (10 comments)

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Shoppers give thumbs-up to possible Lidl for Maryport

Plans for a new Lidl supermarket in Maryport have been given the thumbs-up by townsfolk. (1 comment)

Last updated 1 August 2014
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University Technical College joins forces with Royal Navy

techcol5 0108 West Cumbria’s new University Technical College will become the first in the country to join forces with the Royal Navy.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Youngsters on court at Workington estate

moortennis 0108 It could be game, set and match for budding tennis stars on Workington’s Moorclose estate.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Wordsworth drops in on poetry workshops

poetrytree0108 When Dave Cryer volunteered to run poetry workshops at Cockermouth’s Wordsworth House he had not reckoned on one of the poet’s direct descendants turning up.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Hundreds view options for A66 danger junction

A66dropinpair0108 More than 900 people attended drop-in sessions about plans to improve the busy Brigham and Broughton junctions of the A66. (3 comments)

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Support is growing for Workington bypass demand

HillaryHarr 2507 A Workington woman’s call for a new town bypass has been backed by councillors. (12 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2014
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‘Truly glorious’, says RAF veteran as he soars again

douglasflies2507 A 92-year-old member of Cockermouth RAF Association stepped into a small plane – and back in time – during a recent remarkable day out for war veterans.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Time capsule message from Harrington pupils

becktime 2507 A Harrington school has been immortalised in a time capsule buried in the school grounds.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Excavation sheds more light on life in Roman Maryport

excavation2507a A view has emerged this summer of how the Roman frontier along the edge of the Solway Firth may have looked.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Classrooms put together in just a day

Cmouth Sch 004 2507 A new £800,000 two-storey classroom block was lifted into place at Cockermouth School this week.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Leisure centre go-ahead for Workington

Controversial plans for a new £9.41m leisure centre in Workington have been given the green light by Allerdale council planners. (42 comments)

Last updated 22 July 2014
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NEW PHOTOS: Sun shone on Sealy Spyatstock

2 sat-3.jpg Aspatria was alive with the sound of live music last weekend as the town hosted its first three-day music festival.

Last updated 21 July 2014
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Day out at Maryport for Iggesund golfers

iggegolf2 1807 Fifty people took to the Maryport fairways last week to enjoy a round of golf and to support a fellow worker at Iggesund.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Frank built 42-year career with West Cumbrian construction company

One of Thomas Armstrong’s longest serving employees has retired after 42 years with the West Cumbrian building group. (1 comment)

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Workington care home put residents’ safety ‘at risk’

The safety of residents at a Workington care home has been put at risk by unsafe management of medicines.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Performing arts hub planned for Workington

artsstudio  1807 Moorclose in Workington could soon be on the map as a hub for dance and performing arts.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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