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Whitehaven News
Politicians back Coast to Coast schemeMP Jamie Reed together with the borough's mayor Mike Starkie have now endorsed
Politicians back Coast to Coast scheme
Whitehaven News / Posted 8 hours ago
MP Jamie Reed together with the borough's mayor Mike Starkie have now endorsed the campaign. Cleator Moor and Egremont town councils have also agreed to endorse the plan at recent meetings. The 190-mile trek from St Bees Head to Robin... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Artist's mural brightens up playgroundWILD animals prowl the playground at an Egremont primary school after an artist
Artist's mural brightens up playground
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 hours ago
WILD animals prowl the playground at an Egremont primary school after an artist painted a new mural. Students at Bookwell Primary School helped artist Joe Charman to design a 122 foot long and 8 foot high mural in the school's playground. Children... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Family announcements in today's Evening Mail10 Dalkeith Street, Barrow-in-Furness. Tel. 01229 820747. HETHERINGTON, Cliff
Family announcements in today's Evening Mail
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
10 Dalkeith Street, Barrow-in-Furness. Tel. 01229 820747. HETHERINGTON, Cliff - Aged 79 years, of Barrow, formerly of Egremont, who passed away peacefully at Furness General Hospital on July 20, 2016. Dearly loved husband to Marjorie, loving... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Blue Rider Stables hosts annual Hoedown — with therapeutic touchfans and darkened shade. On Saturday, a horde of two-legged fans will travel d
Blue Rider Stables hosts annual Hoedown — with therapeutic touch
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
fans and darkened shade. On Saturday, a horde of two-legged fans will travel down the long dirt road to the same South Egremont barn, now carefully cleaned to host the annual Hoedown, a festive family event in its 10th year. Rousing music from... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Copeland parks manager retiresin Whitehaven, Beck Green and at Distington Walled Garden and maintained all ou
Copeland parks manager retires
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
in Whitehaven, Beck Green and at Distington Walled Garden and maintained all our parks, such as Millom, St Nicholas’ and Egremont Castle.” In the 1980s the council moved to commercialisation. “That was probably the biggest change during my... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Egremont firm wins ‘six-figure’ dealEGREMONT-BASED firm James Fisher Nuclear has won a high value contract to help
Egremont firm wins ‘six-figure’ deal
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
EGREMONT-BASED firm James Fisher Nuclear has won a high value contract to help with the clean-up at the Fukushima nuclear plant. Bertie Williams. JFN's business director The sum involved has not been disclosed but is said to be worth “six... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield American wins opening gamein the bottom of the inning to take the 16-9 lead. Neither team scored in the
Pittsfield American wins opening game
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
in the bottom of the inning to take the 16-9 lead. Neither team scored in the fifth or sixth innings. LOCAL GOLF SOUTH EGREMONT >> Egremont Country Club hosted the Berkshire County Junior's on Monday. After 18 holes, the division winners... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Orgill housing plans withdrawnFLOODING concerns have caused the owners of a derelict former school site to pu
Orgill housing plans withdrawn
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
FLOODING concerns have caused the owners of a derelict former school site to pull housing plans in Egremont. Plans for the construction of 27 houses and five garages had been outlined on the one-time Orgill School site. However, the development has... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Watch: Hooded thieves roll car off Wallasey drive before fleeing sceneincident was reported to Merseyside Police just after 1am. Hooded thieves roll
Watch: Hooded thieves roll car off Wallasey drive before fleeing scene
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
incident was reported to Merseyside Police just after 1am. Hooded thieves rolled a Ford Fiesta from the drive of an Egremont home before driving from the scene. A spokesman appealed for information and offered crime safety advice. He said:... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Drink-driver crashed car after losing controlAN EGREMONT man has been banned from driving for 40 months after crashing his c
Drink-driver crashed car after losing control
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
AN EGREMONT man has been banned from driving for 40 months after crashing his car while double the drink-drive limit. David Eric Sharples, 29, of The Hollies, appeared before magistrates in Workington where he denied the charges. He was found guilty... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Thousands raised for Christmas WonderlandA FUNDRAISING music night helped to raise £1,600 towards the town's Christmas W
Thousands raised for Christmas Wonderland
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
A FUNDRAISING music night helped to raise £1,600 towards the town's Christmas Wonderland. Egremont Amenity Committee, which organises the annual celebration, held a party - with a buffet and entertainment - to support this year's event. Committee... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Furness smash Dalton in demolition derby to keep pressure on WorkingtonHannaway top scored with 33. George Smith returned 5 for 12 in 8 overs. It was
Furness smash Dalton in demolition derby to keep pressure on Workington
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Hannaway top scored with 33. George Smith returned 5 for 12 in 8 overs. It was a cracking game at Lindal, where Egremont in first were all out in the last over for 212. In reply the Moor seconds batted well to go to the win in the 44th... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The origin of “one-nation” politics“Sybil, or The Two Nations” addresses the subject most directly. In the crucial
The origin of “one-nation” politics
Namibia Economist / Posted 5 days ago
“Sybil, or The Two Nations” addresses the subject most directly. In the crucial passage a naive young aristocrat, Charles Egremont, observes that Britain, then at the height of her imperial grandeur, is the “greatest nation that ever existed”. But... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Warnings about pay day loansLoans. They say the firm is offering loans of £1,000 with 1,575 per cent APR (
Warnings about pay day loans
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
Loans. They say the firm is offering loans of £1,000 with 1,575 per cent APR (interest and fees). Coun Wormstrup, for Egremont North and St Bees ward, said: "My concern is people who have difficult financial circumstances and are struggling.... Read more
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Whitehaven News
New voluntary priest to serve Egremont areaA NEW priest will be on hand to serve the people of Egremont, Bigrigg and Moor
New voluntary priest to serve Egremont area
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
A NEW priest will be on hand to serve the people of Egremont, Bigrigg and Moor Row. The Reverend Tim Taylor was licensed as associate priest at a recent ceremony. He will work in the benefice of Egremont, Bigrigg and Moor Row with the Parish of... Read more
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caughtoffside
(Photo) Arsenal defender displays impressive gurning skills as he and unwanted teammate wrestle in trainingan exceptional gurner. When he eventually calls time on his football career, h
(Photo) Arsenal defender displays impressive gurning skills as he and unwanted teammate wrestle in training
caughtoffside / Posted 6 days ago
an exceptional gurner. When he eventually calls time on his football career, he has the potential to go all the way at Egremont Crab Fair’s World Gurning Championships. They’ve never had a Brazilian winner, yet…More Stories:Gabriel Paulista,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
The Sound of Music plays at St Bridget'sAUSTRIAN nuns and German soldiers thrilled visitors to an Egremont primary scho
The Sound of Music plays at St Bridget's
Whitehaven News / Posted 7 days ago
AUSTRIAN nuns and German soldiers thrilled visitors to an Egremont primary school play. Pupils at St Bridget's School put on a performance of the iconic musical 'The Sound of Music' to an audience of parents and members of the community. "This is... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Tyler Race to take over as new chief of Egremont Police DepartmentBy Derek Gentile EGREMONT >> Police Chief Brian Shaw believes the transi
Tyler Race to take over as new chief of Egremont Police Department
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
By Derek Gentile EGREMONT >> Police Chief Brian Shaw believes the transition to his successor, Tyler Race, will be a smooth one. To be fair, it probably couldn't be much rougher than the last one. Friday is Shaw's last day after a three-year... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Scheme helps get 62 people back into workinitiative to help unemployed West Cumbrians into work has found jobs for 62 pe
Scheme helps get 62 people back into work
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 8 days ago
initiative to help unemployed West Cumbrians into work has found jobs for 62 people in its first year. Cathie Hunter of Egremont is one of those to have found work through the scheme. West Cumbria Works was set up by Sellafield Ltd in July last... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Scheme helps get 62 people back into workinitiative to help unemployed West Cumbrians into work has found jobs for 62 pe
Scheme helps get 62 people back into work
Whitehaven News / Posted 9 days ago
initiative to help unemployed West Cumbrians into work has found jobs for 62 people in its first year. Cathie Hunter of Egremont is one of those to have found work through the scheme. West Cumbria Works was set up by Sellafield Ltd in July last... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Danica's family fury at graffiti slurgo towards Danica's Dream Fund which currently stands at £135,000. However, a f
Danica's family fury at graffiti slur
Whitehaven News / Posted 9 days ago
go towards Danica's Dream Fund which currently stands at £135,000. However, a flyer, advertising the event, posted on an Egremont bus stop had previously been vandalised. Danica's dad, John, said: "It feels like we've had a massive kick in the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
South Egremont schoolhouse step closer to repairsEGREMONT >> Repairs to the South Egremont schoolhouse will begin in the s
South Egremont schoolhouse step closer to repairs
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 days ago
EGREMONT >> Repairs to the South Egremont schoolhouse will begin in the spring of 2017 and will not interfere with school operations in the fall. That's the good news. School district officials learned at Monday's meeting of selectmen that the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Top comedians return to FlorenceTOP funnymen will be performing in Egremont once again as a popular comedy nigh
Top comedians return to Florence
Whitehaven News / Posted 9 days ago
TOP funnymen will be performing in Egremont once again as a popular comedy night returns. 'Cheeky Comedy Night' returns to the Florence Arts Centre stage on Saturday, July 16 with shows from Martin Mor and Junior Simpson. Headliner Mor has been... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Egremont families relive school memoriesFAMILIES reminisced about their memories of an Egremont school during 50th anni
Egremont families relive school memories
Whitehaven News / Posted 9 days ago
FAMILIES reminisced about their memories of an Egremont school during 50th anniversary celebrations. Past and present pupils mixed together at a special party to mark the opening of St Bridget’s Catholic School’s current building in 1966. A range... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Egremont appoints new police chiefEGREMONT >> With the rest of the force applauding, the selectmen on Monday nigh
Egremont appoints new police chief
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 10 days ago
EGREMONT >> With the rest of the force applauding, the selectmen on Monday night unanimously appointed six-year veteran Tyler Race as the town's new police chief. Race, 27, becomes one of the youngest chiefs in Berkshire County, if not the state of... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Fireworks at Stockbridge Select Board over town lawyerthem separately, I decided to go ahead and submit a proposal." The attorney sa
Fireworks at Stockbridge Select Board over town lawyer
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 10 days ago
them separately, I decided to go ahead and submit a proposal." The attorney said he represents Lee, Otis, New Marlborough, Egremont, Hancock, Monterey, Richmond, Tyringham and Washington as well as Tolland in Hampden County and Warwick in Franklin... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Egremont student travels to India for projectEGREMONT student Isabel Postlethwaite is heading to India this week to take par
Egremont student travels to India for project
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 days ago
EGREMONT student Isabel Postlethwaite is heading to India this week to take part in a World Challenge Project. Isabel Postlethwaite is pictured with Peta Leigh, of the Rotary Club of Whitehaven Castle, and its president, Chris Steele. She is part... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Shoes needed for Gambian childrenTHOUSANDS of shoes are being sought by an Egremont charity to help children liv
Shoes needed for Gambian children
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 days ago
THOUSANDS of shoes are being sought by an Egremont charity to help children living in The Gambia. Siiboo, run by Colin and Sharon Fox, is launching another BIG Little Shoe appeal - only it is looking for 5,000 pairs of footwear nearly 4,000 more... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Salsa dancers brave blustery winds at St Bees seafrontbraved the windy weather for a bracing workout. The dance session was organise
Salsa dancers brave blustery winds at St Bees seafront
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 days ago
braved the windy weather for a bracing workout. The dance session was organised by Helen Thomas, of Simply Salsa, based in Egremont. The grassy area overlooking the beachfront became the stage for around 25 dancers, as they took part in a type of... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Creative writing for Copeland's over 60sby Arts Council England and Copeland Community Fund. Renowned poet Pascale Pet
Creative writing for Copeland's over 60s
Whitehaven News / Posted 11 days ago
by Arts Council England and Copeland Community Fund. Renowned poet Pascale Petit will lead the seven-week programme in Egremont, which is designed to nurture participants’ writing skills. The writing created in the process will be featured in... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Orgill residents group disbandsmeeting we decided to include other issues to hlep the community.” Over £200 o
Orgill residents group disbands
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
meeting we decided to include other issues to hlep the community.” Over £200 of remaining funds was split between the Egremont Flood Action group and Animal Concern Cumbria West Branch. During its time the group also organised social... Read more
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Whitehaven News
British Legion's fundraisers honouredSheriff Richard Lee presents the volunteers Volunteers with a combined total o
British Legion's fundraisers honoured
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
Sheriff Richard Lee presents the volunteers Volunteers with a combined total of 590 years work for the Poppy Appeal in Egremont were honoured at a special ceremony. Cumbria’s High Sheriff Richard Lee presented 23 volunteers from Egremont,... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Egremont set to discuss zoning changesEGREMONT >> The town's Planning Board will host a public hearing on propo
Egremont set to discuss zoning changes
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 12 days ago
EGREMONT >> The town's Planning Board will host a public hearing on proposed bylaw changes that would divide the town into three separate zoning districts, each with reformatted use and density regulations. The public hearing is on Wednesday... Read more
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The News and Star
County lifeblood in so many waysyear's winner, Rachel Holliday, was recognised for her work setting up the Cald
County lifeblood in so many ways
The News and Star / Posted 14 days ago
year's winner, Rachel Holliday, was recognised for her work setting up the Calderwood House homeless veterans hostel in Egremont. Previous winners have also included radio presenter Val Armstrong, of Carlisle, who twice battled breast... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
No charges for driving into Post OfficeEGREMONT >> The diver of the vehicle that struck the post office in South
No charges for driving into Post Office
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 14 days ago
EGREMONT >> The diver of the vehicle that struck the post office in South Egremont will not be charged, according to Police Chief Brian Shaw. Shaw said his department will, however, be filing a complaint with the Massachusetts Registry of... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Legion volunteers rewarded for long serviceyears of service to the Royal British Legion. Volunteers with a combined total
Legion volunteers rewarded for long service
Whitehaven News / Posted 14 days ago
years of service to the Royal British Legion. Volunteers with a combined total of 590 years work for the Poppy Appeal in Egremont were honoured at a special ceremony. Cumbria's High Sheriff Richard Lee presented 23 volunteers from Egremont,... Read more
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Strathroy Age Dispatch
Woman hits, kills black bear with carcontains pictures that some may find disturbing. A black bear died on impact a
Woman hits, kills black bear with car
Strathroy Age Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
contains pictures that some may find disturbing. A black bear died on impact after it collided with a Subaru SUV on Egremont Drive, just west of Poplar Hill, early Friday morning. The driver of the vehicle, Carlee Stewart, 25, was driving... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Design excellence recognised at Sussex awards ceremonyceremony took place at the Pangdean Old Barn in Pyecombe and was hosted by the
Design excellence recognised at Sussex awards ceremony
Chichester Observer / Posted 14 days ago
ceremony took place at the Pangdean Old Barn in Pyecombe and was hosted by the charity’s president, the Rt Hon Lord Egremont. The awards recognise and reward high-quality conservation, restoration and good design of newly-built projects, as... Read more
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Sussex Express
Design excellence recognised at Sussex awards ceremonyceremony took place at the Pangdean Old Barn in Pyecombe and was hosted by the
Design excellence recognised at Sussex awards ceremony
Sussex Express / Posted 14 days ago
ceremony took place at the Pangdean Old Barn in Pyecombe and was hosted by the charity’s president, the Rt Hon Lord Egremont. The awards recognise and reward high-quality conservation, restoration and good design of newly-built projects, as... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Woman hits, kills black bear with carcontains pictures that some may find disturbing. A black bear died on impact a
Woman hits, kills black bear with car
Sarnia Observer / Posted 14 days ago
contains pictures that some may find disturbing. A black bear died on impact after it collided with a Subaru SUV on Egremont Drive, just west of Poplar Hill, early Friday morning. The driver of the vehicle, Carlee Stewart, 25, was driving... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Woman hits, kills black bear with carcontains pictures that some may find disturbing. A black bear died on impact a
Woman hits, kills black bear with car
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 14 days ago
contains pictures that some may find disturbing. A black bear died on impact after it collided with a Subaru SUV on Egremont Drive, just west of Poplar Hill, early Friday morning. The driver of the vehicle, Carlee Stewart, 25, was driving... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Woman hits, kills black bear with carcontains pictures that some may find disturbing. A black bear died on impact a
Woman hits, kills black bear with car
Chatham Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
contains pictures that some may find disturbing. A black bear died on impact after it collided with a Subaru SUV on Egremont Drive, just west of Poplar Hill, early Friday morning. The driver of the vehicle, Carlee Stewart, 25, was driving... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Concerns over new Egremont recycling sitehave raised concerns over potential arson attacks on a replacement recycling si
Concerns over new Egremont recycling site
Whitehaven News / Posted 14 days ago
have raised concerns over potential arson attacks on a replacement recycling site in West Cumbria. Frequent fires at Egremont's Chapel Street recycling area forced owners Copeland Council to shut it down last month. Yesterday (Thursday) it... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Harrison brothers team up for charity 7s competition at Hawcoat parkwell as Barrow Raiders taking part, there will be teams representing Windermere
Harrison brothers team up for charity 7s competition at Hawcoat park
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
well as Barrow Raiders taking part, there will be teams representing Windermere, Furness, two from BAE Systems and Egremont, playing, with the first games set to kick off around 12.30pm. Simm was honoured at last year's Cumbria Sports... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Haverigg eyeing up Sowerby Cup final place against neighbours Millomis a real problem trying to get lads to play on Saturdays.” Ulverston A will l
Haverigg eyeing up Sowerby Cup final place against neighbours Millom
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
is a real problem trying to get lads to play on Saturdays.” Ulverston A will look for a morale-boosting victory at home to Egremont in their Division Three match tomorrow, while the Priory Road first XI face a tough assignment at Poolside against a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Netherhall head vows to turn school aroundappointed to improve the school in January following the departure of Jonathan
Netherhall head vows to turn school around
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 15 days ago
appointed to improve the school in January following the departure of Jonathan Johnson, who moved to West Lakes Academy in Egremont. After their visit in May, inspectors said: “He has brought a new drive, determination and vision to improve... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
S. Egremont Post Office reopens after car crashEGREMONT >> The South Egremont Post Office has reopened. Christine Dugas
S. Egremont Post Office reopens after car crash
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 15 days ago
EGREMONT >> The South Egremont Post Office has reopened. Christine Dugas, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Postal Service, reported on Thursday that the building has been reopened and mail will be available. Dugas said the USPS may be carrying out... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Enthusiastic photographers shoot the CastleBUDDING photographers took a trip to Egremont Castle as they learned how to sna
Enthusiastic photographers shoot the Castle
Whitehaven News / Posted 15 days ago
BUDDING photographers took a trip to Egremont Castle as they learned how to snap a perfect picture. Students from three Egremont primary schools were invited to photography classes with tutors from Lowes Court Gallery. Photographer Nick Landells... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Egremont recycling site moved after arson attacksThe recycling site in Egremont has been relocated and reopened this week, after
Egremont recycling site moved after arson attacks
Whitehaven News / Posted 15 days ago
The recycling site in Egremont has been relocated and reopened this week, after arson attacks forced the council facility to close. Copeland Borough Council has moved the site from Chapel Street car park to Beck Green car park. The new site is more... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Walney make Cumbria Cup final with Egremont winCUMBRIA CUP UNDER-12s SEMI-FINAL WALNEY CENTRAL 22 EGREMONT RANGERS 12 WALNEY
Walney make Cumbria Cup final with Egremont win
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
CUMBRIA CUP UNDER-12s SEMI-FINAL WALNEY CENTRAL 22 EGREMONT RANGERS 12 WALNEY have the chance to make it fourth time lucky in the Cumbria Cup final after their under-12s battled into the showpiece. After three years of seeing Cents sides at the... Read more
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