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The News and Star
Cumbrian mum hopes Dragons' Den appearance will lead to investmentLast updated at 11:26, Monday, 31 August 2015 A Cumbrian mum hopes setting foo
Cumbrian mum hopes Dragons' Den appearance will lead to investment
The News and Star / Posted 10 hours ago
Last updated at 11:26, Monday, 31 August 2015 A Cumbrian mum hopes setting foot into the notorious Dragons’ Den will attract future investment to the specialist business she is part of. Lorraine Young, 33, from Station Close, Egremont, appeared on... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbrian mountain biker seriously ill in hospital after fallLast updated at 11:12, Monday, 31 August 2015 A mountain biker from Egremont i
Cumbrian mountain biker seriously ill in hospital after fall
The News and Star / Posted 10 hours ago
Last updated at 11:12, Monday, 31 August 2015 A mountain biker from Egremont is seriously ill after being airlifted to hospital following a fall in the Lake District. The 40-year-old man came off his bike near Castle Crag in Borrowdale suffering... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Monument to UFO visit unveiled in SheffieldSHEFFIELD >> First affirmation as a historical event came by an adjacent
Monument to UFO visit unveiled in Sheffield
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
SHEFFIELD >> First affirmation as a historical event came by an adjacent town's historical society in February, and now a 1969 UFO siting in Sheffield is again affirmed with a 5,000-pound granite monument paid for by witnesses. Around 40... Read more
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The News and Star
Drugs probe police appeal for help to find manPublished at 12:15, Friday, 28 August 2015 A man police want to speak to in co
Drugs probe police appeal for help to find man
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Published at 12:15, Friday, 28 August 2015 A man police want to speak to in connection with drug offences is believed to be in the Egremont area. The discovery of a substantial amount of drugs at a property on Westway, Barrow, on July 31 has... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Golden Apples finalists revealedA host of West Cumbrian nominees have been revealed as finalists in this year's
Golden Apples finalists revealed
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
A host of West Cumbrian nominees have been revealed as finalists in this year's CN Group Education & Learning Awards. Victoria Infant & Nursery School in Workington is among the finalists in the CN Group Education & Learning Awards. Picture Tom... Read more
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Whitehaven News
West Cumbrians make education awards shortlistTHE finalists for the CN Group Education and Learning Awards 2015 are revealed
West Cumbrians make education awards shortlist
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
THE finalists for the CN Group Education and Learning Awards 2015 are revealed today. Each individual or organisation in the shortlist will now be invited to Carlisle Racecourse on October 2, where the winners of the Golden Apple awards will be... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Twins on course to learn Hollywood's secretsTWIN film stars from Egremont have been accepted onto a prestigious Hollywood m
Twins on course to learn Hollywood's secrets
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
TWIN film stars from Egremont have been accepted onto a prestigious Hollywood mentoring scheme. Matt and Jeffrey Postlethwaite, who relocated to Los Angeles in January, have individually earned places on BAFTA LA Newcomers Programmme, which helps... Read more
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The News and Star
'Lowest of the low' accusation after thieves steal from Bill Barker's graveLast updated at 12:15, Thursday, 27 August 2015 The widow of floods hero polic
'Lowest of the low' accusation after thieves steal from Bill Barker's grave
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Last updated at 12:15, Thursday, 27 August 2015 The widow of floods hero policeman Bill Barker says thieves who targeted his gravestone “knew exactly” whose resting place they were stealing from. Hazel Barker said the headstone features a picture... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Thieves target hero PC Bill’s graveTHE grave of hero police officer Bill Barker has been targeted by thieves. A d
Thieves target hero PC Bill’s grave
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
THE grave of hero police officer Bill Barker has been targeted by thieves. A decorative flower pot that was set into PC Barker’s headstone has been stolen in an act that has “devastated” his family. “This is the lowest of the low,” said wife Hazel.... Read more
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The News and Star
Widow's anguish as thieves target Pc Bill Barker's graveLast updated at 08:17, Thursday, 27 August 2015 The anguished widow of floods
Widow's anguish as thieves target Pc Bill Barker's grave
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Last updated at 08:17, Thursday, 27 August 2015 The anguished widow of floods policeman Bill Barker has told thieves who targeted his grave to hang their heads in shame. Hazel Barker said the theft of the decorative flower pot set into the grave at... Read more
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International Business Times
Guinness World Records 60th anniversary: The most weird and wonderful records ever broken Since the Guinness Book of Records was set up in 1955, it has been home to not
Guinness World Records 60th anniversary: The most weird and wonderful records ever broken
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Since the Guinness Book of Records was set up in 1955, it has been home to not only the most impressive records but the most bizarre – including chainsaw juggling and the most straws stuffed in a mouth. Ahead of the 60th anniversary of the Guinness... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Riding competition to benefit therapeutic equine program in EgremontEGREMONT >> Lucara Aman, Jin Fernbacher and Jacky Boyd carefully balanced
Riding competition to benefit therapeutic equine program in Egremont
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
EGREMONT >> Lucara Aman, Jin Fernbacher and Jacky Boyd carefully balanced themselves atop Twist, a Belgian horse used to handling three riders at once. On a recent late August afternoon, the young girls were practicing equestrian vaulting —... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Work set to begin on major Pittsfield sidewalk projectPITTSFIELD >> A major sidewalk repair and reconstruction project is expec
Work set to begin on major Pittsfield sidewalk project
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 10 days ago
PITTSFIELD >> A major sidewalk repair and reconstruction project is expected to begin soon, after a low bid of $514,800 from a Springfield contractor was accepted by the city. Commissioner of Public Utilities Bruce Collingwood said Morais... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Headteacher says farewell after 27 years at BookwellPUPILS gathered to say a fond farewell to Bookwell School’s headteacher, Christ
Headteacher says farewell after 27 years at Bookwell
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 days ago
PUPILS gathered to say a fond farewell to Bookwell School’s headteacher, Christopher Ashcroft. Fond farewell: Retiring Bookwell head, Christopher Ashcroft, pictured with his pupils. They are from left Sam Wordsworth, Ellie Sewell, Deryn McCrickard,... Read more
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The News and Star
10 out of 10 GCSE A*s for west Cumbrian studentLast updated at 11:31, Friday, 21 August 2015 An Egremont pupil is celebrating
10 out of 10 GCSE A*s for west Cumbrian student
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
Last updated at 11:31, Friday, 21 August 2015 An Egremont pupil is celebrating a perfect set of GCSE results. Catherine Lobb, 16, couldn’t hold back the tears of happiness after learning she had achieved an A* in all 10 of her exams. Speaking to... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Copeland pupils celebrate GCSE successCOPELAND schools are celebrating a successful GCSE results day. West Lakes Aca
Copeland pupils celebrate GCSE success
Whitehaven News / Posted 11 days ago
COPELAND schools are celebrating a successful GCSE results day. West Lakes Academy in Egremont recorded more A* and A grades at GCSE than ever before. Principal Vanessa Ray said the academy was also particularly pleased with its maths and English... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Marian reads market charterTHE historic pageant that is the annual procalamation of Whitehaven's 17th cent
Marian reads market charter
Whitehaven News / Posted 11 days ago
THE historic pageant that is the annual procalamation of Whitehaven's 17th century Market Charter took place on its affixed date and time last Wednesday - August 12, at 11 o'clock. The task was this year undertaken by deputy town crier Marian Finn... Read more
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The News and Star
100 days in: Copeland's elected mayor has no regretsLast updated at 11:59, Wednesday, 19 August 2015 Copeland's first elected mayo
100 days in: Copeland's elected mayor has no regrets
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
Last updated at 11:59, Wednesday, 19 August 2015 Copeland's first elected mayor has only been in the role for 100 days but has already put his own stamp on the running of the authority. Mike Starkie made history when he won a three-way battle to... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Josh Billings RunAground changes for 2015 race include start lineThe 39th Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon is about a month away. While most o
Josh Billings RunAground changes for 2015 race include start line
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 12 days ago
The 39th Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon is about a month away. While most of the race details remain the same, there will be one significant change for this year's event — the start. Because of poor conditions at a few spots on the traditional... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Three men in hospital after mini-bus crash near MillomTHREE men were taken to hospital after a mini-bus crash near Millom yesterday.
Three men in hospital after mini-bus crash near Millom
Whitehaven News / Posted 13 days ago
THREE men were taken to hospital after a mini-bus crash near Millom yesterday. A white Ford Transit mini-bus collided with an Iveco Daily van and a third vehicle which sustained minor damage only on the A595 south of Bootle, near Monk Foss Farm, at... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Local golf: Fall senior series schedule is setThe schedule is set for the 13th annual Berkshire County Fall Senior Golf Serie
Local golf: Fall senior series schedule is set
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 14 days ago
The schedule is set for the 13th annual Berkshire County Fall Senior Golf Series (age 50 and over) with the first tournament to be played at Worthington Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The Worthington event, a two-man scramble, is the first of... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Copeland schools report A-levels successBRIGHT futures await Copeland's teenagers who collected their A-level results t
Copeland schools report A-levels success
Whitehaven News / Posted 18 days ago
BRIGHT futures await Copeland's teenagers who collected their A-level results today - with every school reporting higher pass rates. THAT'LL DO NICELY: These West Lakes Academy students are all smiles after picking up their A-level results. pic Mike... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Kind-hearted Charlotte raises cash for charityA CARING eight-year-old Mirehouse girl has raised over £350 for a cancer charit
Kind-hearted Charlotte raises cash for charity
Whitehaven News / Posted 18 days ago
A CARING eight-year-old Mirehouse girl has raised over £350 for a cancer charity. Charlotte McGregor, of Tomlin Avenue, decided to cycle the 10-mile round trip from her home to the Hartley's shop in Egremont, to collect the cash for Cancer... Read more
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The News and Star
RL | Wath Brow beat Egremont to reach Challenge Trophy finalLast updated at 09:24, Tuesday, 11 August 2015 Wath Brow Hornets saw off local
RL | Wath Brow beat Egremont to reach Challenge Trophy final
The News and Star / Posted 20 days ago
Last updated at 09:24, Tuesday, 11 August 2015 Wath Brow Hornets saw off local rivals Egremont to reach the final of the Conference Challenge Trophy. It finished 28-10 to the Hornets in front of an enthusiastic 1,500 crowd and the winners will now... Read more
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The News and Star
Man denies imprisoning and assaulting womanLast updated at 09:14, Tuesday, 11 August 2015 A teenager has denied falsely i
Man denies imprisoning and assaulting woman
The News and Star / Posted 20 days ago
Last updated at 09:14, Tuesday, 11 August 2015 A teenager has denied falsely imprisoning a woman. Bradley John Marsh, 19, faces a total of five charges, including assaulting and unlawfully imprisoning the female on two separate dates – November 1... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Teen denies false imprisonmentA TEENAGER has denied falsely imprisoning a woman. Bradley John Marsh, 19, fac
Teen denies false imprisonment
Whitehaven News / Posted 20 days ago
A TEENAGER has denied falsely imprisoning a woman. Bradley John Marsh, 19, faces a total of five charges, including assaulting and unlawfully imprisoning the female on two separate dates – November 1 last year and January 18. He is also accused of... Read more
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The News and Star
Prison warning for man who tried to use fake banknotes in shopsPublished at 13:59, Monday, 10 August 2015 A man has been warned he faces an i
Prison warning for man who tried to use fake banknotes in shops
The News and Star / Posted 21 days ago
Published at 13:59, Monday, 10 August 2015 A man has been warned he faces an immediate jail term for attempting to use fake banknotes in shops. Michael Tyson, 36, admitted five counterfeit currency offences when he appeared at Carlisle Crown Court... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Stunt driving boy racers caught after posting video on YouTubeTWO boy racers filmed themselves performing death-defying stunts including “car
Stunt driving boy racers caught after posting video on YouTube
Whitehaven News / Posted 21 days ago
TWO boy racers filmed themselves performing death-defying stunts including “car surfing” – but were caught out when they posted them on YouTube. Police enhanced the number plate of the Vauxhall Corsa in the videos put online, leading them straight... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Andy Congdon wins Allied Championship againGREAT BARRINGTON >> Andy Congdon couldn't be sure that he needed to par t
Andy Congdon wins Allied Championship again
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 21 days ago
GREAT BARRINGTON >> Andy Congdon couldn't be sure that he needed to par the final hole of Sunday's Allied Championship at Egremont Country Club to win the tournament for a record 11th time, but he's never been one to stop grinding until the... Read more
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The News and Star
North Cumbrian naturist club still going strong after 60 yearsPublished at 17:39, Saturday, 08 August 2015 At first glance the Solway Sun Cl
North Cumbrian naturist club still going strong after 60 years
The News and Star / Posted 23 days ago
Published at 17:39, Saturday, 08 August 2015 At first glance the Solway Sun Club appears to be no different to any other holiday park. Ian Gowler, Roy Barouclough with his wife Linda, left, and Roly Adams and his wife Moira Nestled within 15 acres... Read more
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The News and Star
Stunt driving boy racers caught after posting videos on YouTubeLast updated at 10:00, Saturday, 08 August 2015 Two boy racers filmed themselv
Stunt driving boy racers caught after posting videos on YouTube
The News and Star / Posted 23 days ago
Last updated at 10:00, Saturday, 08 August 2015 Two boy racers filmed themselves performing stunts including “car surfing” – but were caught out when they posted them on YouTube. Police enhanced the number plate of the Vauxhall Corsa in the videos... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
39 things to do with the kids outdoorsWhen the sun is shining it’s a brilliant excuse to get outside with the kids an
39 things to do with the kids outdoors
Liverpool Echo / Posted 23 days ago
When the sun is shining it’s a brilliant excuse to get outside with the kids and enjoy the great outdoors. With that mind, Liverpool ECHO Mums’ Club has come up with a list of ideas for things to outdoors with your family. 1. Go on a nature trail... Read more
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The News and Star
RL | Wath Brow and Egremont ready to battle for trophy final spotPublished at 13:37, Friday, 07 August 2015 West Cumbrian rivals Wath Brow Horn
RL | Wath Brow and Egremont ready to battle for trophy final spot
The News and Star / Posted 24 days ago
Published at 13:37, Friday, 07 August 2015 West Cumbrian rivals Wath Brow Hornets and Egremont Rangers will go head to head tomorrow for a place in the National Conference Challenge Trophy Final. The local rivals were drawn against each other in... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbrian boy racers caught driving with one on the roofPublished at 11:40, Friday, 07 August 2015 Two boy racers who filmed themselve
Cumbrian boy racers caught driving with one on the roof
The News and Star / Posted 24 days ago
Published at 11:40, Friday, 07 August 2015 Two boy racers who filmed themselves performing stunts - including driving with one of them on the roof - have been spared immediate prison sentences. Brian Wise and John Kendall, both 25, were in a... Read more
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The News and Star
£750,000 boost for Copeland community projectsLast updated at 10:54, Thursday, 06 August 2015 Four community projects have b
£750,000 boost for Copeland community projects
The News and Star / Posted 25 days ago
Last updated at 10:54, Thursday, 06 August 2015 Four community projects have been awarded a £750,000 windfall between them. An arts centre, rugby league club, family centre and a public authority for a project which will benefit a whole town, have... Read more
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Whitehaven News
There's nothing poultry about Jake's awards!A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD has been ruling the roost at agricultural shows with his impre
There's nothing poultry about Jake's awards!
Whitehaven News / Posted 25 days ago
A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD has been ruling the roost at agricultural shows with his impressive collection of birds. Jake Hewitson beat competition from 230 birds to be crowned supreme champion of the poultry category at Saturday’s Cockermouth Show – with his... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Quacking good way to help people in GambiaAN EGREMONT charity which helps schools in The Gambia has found a quacking way
Quacking good way to help people in Gambia
Whitehaven News / Posted 25 days ago
AN EGREMONT charity which helps schools in The Gambia has found a quacking way to raise funds. The couple behind Siiboo, Colin and Sharon Fox, have organised a duck race with all proceeds going towards shipping a container of supplies to the African... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Sellafield to the rescue as lunchpack supplies run outTROLLEY-loads of food have been bought to provide essential summer food packs t
Sellafield to the rescue as lunchpack supplies run out
Whitehaven News / Posted 25 days ago
TROLLEY-loads of food have been bought to provide essential summer food packs to hungry children this summer. Tesco , Sellafield Ltd and Foodbank Replenishing the Foodbank thanks to Sellafield Ltd buying at Tesco Whitehaven, (l to r) Kellie Reid... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Holstein Park receives Canada 150 GrantConfederate Staff The park and pavilion in Holstein are going to be getting so
Holstein Park receives Canada 150 Grant
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 26 days ago
Confederate Staff The park and pavilion in Holstein are going to be getting some upgrades with the assistance of the federal government. On July 28 Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MP Larry Miller announced last Tuesday that the Township of Southgate will be... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Look hues back at MuncasterA RIOT of colour resulting in runners raising over £30,000 for charity at a fam
Look hues back at Muncaster
Whitehaven News / Posted 26 days ago
A RIOT of colour resulting in runners raising over £30,000 for charity at a family fun event held at Muncaster Castle. Over 500 competitors took part in Hospice at Home West Cumbria’s second annual Colour Run. Hundreds gathered to watch the... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Community rallies together to repair damaged vehicle at Holstein RodeoConfederate Staff Sometimes, when one loses faith in their fellow human beings
Community rallies together to repair damaged vehicle at Holstein Rodeo
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 29 days ago
Confederate Staff Sometimes, when one loses faith in their fellow human beings, something amazing happens that unites a community. On the night of July 11, an unidentified person(s) “keyed” the truck of A Bar K Ranch owned by Allan Foster in three... Read more
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The News and Star
Shortage of Cumbrian firefighters 'extremely worrying'Last updated at 10:24, Saturday, 01 August 2015 A critical shortage of part-ti
Shortage of Cumbrian firefighters 'extremely worrying'
The News and Star / Posted 30 days ago
Last updated at 10:24, Saturday, 01 August 2015 A critical shortage of part-time firefighters is putting lives and property at risk across Cumbria. Recruitment problems mean that large parts of the county have greatly reduced cover, according to... Read more
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Whitehaven News
TV twins jet off to star in new filmTWIN Egremont TV stars Jeffrey and Matthew Postlethwaite have now jetted out to
TV twins jet off to star in new film
Whitehaven News / Posted 1 months ago
TWIN Egremont TV stars Jeffrey and Matthew Postlethwaite have now jetted out to Budapest to start work on their new film. Bags packed: Matthew and Jeffrey Postlethwaite before they jetted off to Budapest to film The White King The plot sees... Read more
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Whitehaven News
King of Rock ‘n’ Roll makes an impression for DanicaTHE UK’s official number one Elvis tribute act is coming to Egremont in memory
King of Rock ‘n’ Roll makes an impression for Danica
Whitehaven News / Posted 1 months ago
THE UK’s official number one Elvis tribute act is coming to Egremont in memory of a local teenager. All in aid of Danica’s Dream Fund, Mark Summers brings his ‘The Young Elvis Show’ to the town’s Conservative Club – fresh from being the winner of... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Fundraising's a safe betA CASINO night to raise money for Egremont's Christmas lights will be held next
Fundraising's a safe bet
Whitehaven News / Posted 1 months ago
A CASINO night to raise money for Egremont's Christmas lights will be held next month. Held at Egremont Market Hall, there will be several gambling games including blackjack and poker. The £10 entry money includes your stake money and refreshments... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Eric Robson answers young gardeners’ questionsWRITER and broadcaster Eric Robson has helped Egremont students get green finge
Eric Robson answers young gardeners’ questions
Whitehaven News / Posted 1 months ago
WRITER and broadcaster Eric Robson has helped Egremont students get green fingered after opening their new garden. Mr Robson, chairman of BBC Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time, visited West Lakes Academy to cut the ribbon on its newly-created garden,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Expert advice on seasonal foodAN EVENT celebrating fresh, seasonal fruit and vegetables is coming to Egremont
Expert advice on seasonal food
Whitehaven News / Posted 1 months ago
AN EVENT celebrating fresh, seasonal fruit and vegetables is coming to Egremont. It will see a cookery demonstration from Grainne Jakobson as well as her talking about what foods are in season. She will produce a meal using produce such as french... Read more

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