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‘Noisy’ Workington cadets face soundproofing bill

noisycadets1411 Workington Sea Cadets face an uncertain future after council officials recommended that the group invests around £10,000 to combat noise.

Last updated 14 November 2014
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Fury as West Cumbria war memorial vandals strike again

CIVIC leaders have condemned the actions of vandals who damaged Maryport’s war memorial days before Remembrance Sunday.

Last updated 14 November 2014
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New £11.3m Workington leisure centre moves a step closer

leisurecentre0711p3b Only one hurdle remains before work can begin on Workington’s new £11.3 million leisure centre and swimming pool. (22 comments)

Last updated 12 November 2014
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Civic trust challenges parking meters

Cockermouth and District Civic Trust is preparing to challenge the county council if it wants to impose on-street parking charges in town in the future. (1 comment)

Last updated 11 November 2014
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Man killed in accident at Workington joinery firm

Howdens A man has died after being trapped in an incident at a Workington joinery company this afternoon.

Last updated 10 November 2014
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Free two-hour parking rolled out across West Cumbria

Shoppers will be able to park for free for two hours in Allerdale’s major towns until January 31. (3 comments)

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Lidl pushes ahead with West Cumbria store bid

Plans to build a huge new Lidl supermarket in Maryport, creating 30 jobs, this week took a step forward. (9 comments)

Last updated 7 November 2014
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School steps back in time to mark 200th anniversary

paddle3 0711 A village school near Cockermouth has been celebrating its 200th anniversary this week.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Work on £11.3m leisure centre scheme likely to begin on December 8

leisurecentre0711p3b Work to create Workington’s new £11.3 million leisure centre and swimming pool is due to start within weeks. (22 comments)

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Road firm’s £5,000 boost to recovery celebrations

Plans to hold a major candlelit event in Cockermouth to help put the town back on the map after months of roadworks have struck a chord.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Pupils, peace and prayer

peacekids 0711 Pupils at Maryport Junior School have been exploring peace and prayer in a project this week.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Workington school out of special measures

Workington's Stainburn School has been officially taken out of special measures after a Government inspection. (3 comments)

Last updated 6 November 2014
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Pupils feel the beat at drumming workshop

drum2 3110 Pupils at Victoria Junior School in Workington got into a rhythm at a drumming workshop last Thursday.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Proposals to move maternity services to Cockermouth

Cockermouth could become the home of maternity services for West Cumbria if proposals to scrap them in Whitehaven go ahead.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Rescue plan for iconic West Cumbrian church

stjohn 3110 A £250,000 plan to bring a Workington church back into the heart of the town has been revealed.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Hospital woes spark vicar’s letter to PM

bryanrowe3110 A leading Workington churchman has stepped in to spearhead a campaign among townsfolk to save services at the West Cumberland Hospital. (1 comment)

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Operation fiasco as patient’s notes go missing

p1opcancelled3110 A Maryport woman has received an apology after she had an operation postponed because hospital staff “lost” her notes. (5 comments)

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Turbine plan for Workington factory

Plans by a Workington factory to erect three 213ft wind turbines will test a new council policy to protect homeowners, a leading councillor claimed. (3 comments)

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Fightback begins as Cockermouth Main Street reopens

tradersbags2410 COCKERMOUTH is back in business – and traders are keen to spread the word. (9 comments)

Last updated 24 October 2014
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West Cumbria GP to join fight against deadly Ebola

seanhudson2410 A Maryport GP is heading to Sierra Leone to join the battle against the deadly Ebola virus.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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