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Workington boy scores top marks for school attendance

100percent 1807 A Workington boy has received an award for 100 per cent school attendance over six years.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Council couple lead Maryport parking charge fight

“Parking charges will kill off trade in Maryport.” (5 comments)

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Double retirement for West Cumbria teaching couple

robinsonsretire1807 A Broughton couple have stepped down from their positions as assistant headteachers.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Schools get a taste of France before saying au revoir for the summer

frenchday3 1807 OH LA la, there was lots to celebrate at two West Cumbrian primary schools on Monday.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Council leader calls for West Cumbrian health summit

A leading councillor is to demand a health summit amid concerns that service cuts are putting lives at risk.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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First win for Camerton jockey Ryan

ryanday 1807 A Workington jockey has pipped others to the post for his first ever win. (1 comment)

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Workington care group is getting ready for Christmas

bellcare 1807 A Workington care group is holding a series of fund-raising events so it can throw its patients a Christmas party.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Kitchen closure petition launched after Maryport hospital apple ban

A man who claims he was stopped from taking fresh apples to Maryport’s cottage hospital has launched a petition against plans to close its kitchen.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Seaton protest launched against Iggesund turbines plan

Seaton residents have launched a major campaign against a plan for three new wind turbines at the nearby Iggesund Paperboard site. (1 comment)

Last updated 18 July 2014
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‘Bedroom tax’ hitting Cumbrian social landlords and tenants alike

keithdobson 1807 A West Cumbrian social landlord claims that the so-called ‘bedroom tax’ is leaving its tenants in limbo.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Cockermouth council backing for Kirkgate plan

The Kirkgate Centre’s general manager has been told by Cockermouth town councillors that they will do whatever they can to support the centre’s plans for expansion and modernisation.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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West Cumbrian business forges ahead with Viking project

vikingforge1807s West Cumbria is now home to its very own Viking-style blacksmith’s forge. (1 comment)

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Chance to comment on proposed changes to West Cumbrian speed limits

Speed limits on 11 major roads through West Cumbria will change if a Cumbria County Council scheme goes ahead.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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One Direction tribute heads to Workington

THE music of Harry Styles, Niall, Zayn, Liam and Louis will come to the Carnegie Theatre in Workington next month in the shape of tribute band Only One Direction.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Civic service in Cockermouth raised £1,700 to Let Laura Speak

lauralen 1807 The congregation at Cockermouth mayor Andy Graham’s civic service was so touched by the plight of Aspatria woman Laura Oglanby, who is unable to speak, that they dug deep and contributed a total of £1,750.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Workington woman critical after house fire

A Workington woman was in a critical condition in hospital last night after a fire at her house.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Delays to Cockermouth Main Street reopening

mainstreetwork1107 Celebrations have been put on hold after mains problems this week delayed the reopening of Cockermouth’s Main Street. (3 comments)

Last updated 11 July 2014
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West Cumbria school's memorial garden honours inspirational student

rebeccagarden1107 A memorial garden has been created by Maryport’s Netherhall School for an inspirational student.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Anger at ‘confusing’ question in planning poll

Cockermouth goes to the polls next week to decide whether to adopt a pioneering order which would relax planning procedures in the town centre.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Artist Percy Kelly remembered with post office plaque

percykelly1107 Great Broughton Post Office has unveiled a plaque commemorating its most famous sub postmaster – artist Percy Kelly.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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