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Whitehaven News
Relic of steam age may make £3,000the ironworks closed in the late 1920s. It was moved to the Millom and Askam H
Relic of steam age may make £3,000
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 hours ago
the ironworks closed in the late 1920s. It was moved to the Millom and Askam Hematite Iron Company’s Florence No.1 Pit, at Egremont in 1933. In about 1937 it was moved to the company’s Millom Ironworks, where it lost its name and became simple... Read more
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Whitehaven News
£10,000 to kickstart town’s Christmas event appealCHRISTMAS lights will adorn Main Street again this year after the town council
£10,000 to kickstart town’s Christmas event appeal
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 hours ago
CHRISTMAS lights will adorn Main Street again this year after the town council agreed to cover the cost. Egremont Town Council will put £10,000 towards the display which – alongside the Christmas Wonderland – attracts thousands. The event,... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Drigg hosts YFC Northern District Field DayThe Junior Cross Country was won by another Raughton Head YFC member, Joe Wales
Drigg hosts YFC Northern District Field Day
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
The Junior Cross Country was won by another Raughton Head YFC member, Joe Wales and the Senior Cross Country was won by Egremont YFC’s Martin Holliday. Drigg YFC triumphed in the “Space Age” themed Obstacle Race which involved lots of laughs... Read more
12h
The News and Star
Appeal for missing man in Cumbriato trace 57-year-old Edmund Dolan who was last seen driving a grey Subaru at 6a
Appeal for missing man in Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 12 hours ago
to trace 57-year-old Edmund Dolan who was last seen driving a grey Subaru at 6am on Friday and they now believe is in the Egremont area. He is described as a white, 5ft 11", of medium build with short grey hair, a beard and has blue eyes. He is... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Hunt for Egremont missing manPOLICE are appealing for information about a 57-year-old missing man who is bel
Hunt for Egremont missing man
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 hours ago
POLICE are appealing for information about a 57-year-old missing man who is believed to be in the Egremont area. Edmund Dolan was last seen driving a grey Subaru, registration DK59SSJ at 6am on Friday (May 27). He is described as a white male, 5ft... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
West Indian Polius hits another ton as Haverigg return to winning ways69 not out to see the visitors to 151 for 2 in the 29th over for a good win. H
West Indian Polius hits another ton as Haverigg return to winning ways
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
69 not out to see the visitors to 151 for 2 in the 29th over for a good win. Hawcoat Park were all out for just 36 against Egremont who made it to 38 without loss in just 34 balls. * BARROW went top of the Northern League after easing to an... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Sprouts from local students going on salein the nutrition and gardening clubs this past Thursday, the same day NBC held
Sprouts from local students going on sale
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
in the nutrition and gardening clubs this past Thursday, the same day NBC held its Red Nose Day comedy special, Conte and Egremont Elementary School cafeteria managers, Bonnie Connors and Pam Burton, passed out red noses to their club members as... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Thousands line dock to wave off Disney Magic cruise lineron board. The Disney Magic Cruise Ship sails from Liverpool after its inaugura
Thousands line dock to wave off Disney Magic cruise liner
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
on board. The Disney Magic Cruise Ship sails from Liverpool after its inaugural visit to the city. Sightseers at Egremont,Wirral,watch Disney Magic turn full circle in the River Mersey before sailing away. On that day, the ship is set to... Read more
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The News and Star
Thieves steal safe from betting shopA bookies safe containing nearly £5,000 has been stolen from Egremont. Thieves
Thieves steal safe from betting shop
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
A bookies safe containing nearly £5,000 has been stolen from Egremont. Thieves escaped with the money after breaking the lock to force entry at Coral Bookmakers on Main Street. Staff member Marina House discovered the break-in when she arrived for... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Thieves steal safe from betting shopTHIEVES have stolen a safe containing cash from Coral Bookmakers in Egremont.
Thieves steal safe from betting shop
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
THIEVES have stolen a safe containing cash from Coral Bookmakers in Egremont. The intruders forced entry into the Main Street store by breaking the lock on the door. It happened between 10.30pm yesterday (Wednesday) and 7.30am this morning. Police... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cumbria-set TV drama The A Word to get second seriesFamily drama The A-Word will return, challenging perceptions of living with aut
Cumbria-set TV drama The A Word to get second series
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
Family drama The A-Word will return, challenging perceptions of living with autism, and we've commissioned two more series of the mesmerising Peaky Blinders for BBC Two." Peaky Blinders stars Egremont twins Matt and Jeffrey... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbria-set TV drama The A Word to get second seriesFamily drama The A-Word will return, challenging perceptions of living with aut
Cumbria-set TV drama The A Word to get second series
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
Family drama The A-Word will return, challenging perceptions of living with autism, and we've commissioned two more series of the mesmerising Peaky Blinders for BBC Two." Peaky Blinders stars Egremont twins Matt and Jeffrey... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbria's CA postcode is one of luckiest in UK, says National Lotteryfirst person in the region to strike lucky in the National Lottery was Joe Toml
Cumbria's CA postcode is one of luckiest in UK, says National Lottery
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
first person in the region to strike lucky in the National Lottery was Joe Tomlinson, a former iron-ore miner from Egremont, when he won more than £1m in 1998. Despite his win, he continued to lead a quiet lifestyle and was content in his... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Egremont set to launch search for new police chiefEGREMONT — The town is expected to soon begin a search for a replacement for Po
Egremont set to launch search for new police chief
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 6 days ago
EGREMONT — The town is expected to soon begin a search for a replacement for Police Chief Brian Shaw, who announced his retirement last month. Shaw, 56, is an Egremont native who began his career in town before shifting to the Stockbridge Police... Read more
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Whitehaven News
West Lakes Academy host Cumbrian dayEgremont students have been showing their pride for the county. West Lakes Aca
West Lakes Academy host Cumbrian day
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
Egremont students have been showing their pride for the county. West Lakes Academy held a Proud to be Cumbrian Day - hosted by the academy's English department - to celebrate the county's accent and dialect. Students researched features of the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Town councillors had a bowl with sports clubA bowls club took on town councillors in a bid to promote the sport in the area
Town councillors had a bowl with sports club
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
A bowls club took on town councillors in a bid to promote the sport in the area. Egremont Town Council, which leases the bowling green to Egremont Bowls Club, agreed to the match as it tries to raise the game's profile. Councillor Jacqui Smith, who... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Lenox tops county with 35 percent senior population21 percent, a U.S. census study found. Among the towns with higher percentages
Lenox tops county with 35 percent senior population
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
21 percent, a U.S. census study found. Among the towns with higher percentages of resident 65 and older are Adams, Alford, Egremont, Richmond and Stockbridge, but all are in the 22 to 24 percent range. Because Lenox is home to at least a half... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Town battle hard but can't overcome Batleythe ball fell to Walker in front of the posts and he slotted over a drop-goal.
Workington Town battle hard but can't overcome Batley
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
the ball fell to Walker in front of the posts and he slotted over a drop-goal. Then, with six minutes left, former Egremont Rangers star Alistair Leak put the nail in Town’s coffin as he touched down under the sticks leaving Walker an easy... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Unbeaten Vickerstown see off Lindal challengePark batsmen found David Glover too hot to handle and were back in the shed for
Unbeaten Vickerstown see off Lindal challenge
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Park batsmen found David Glover too hot to handle and were back in the shed for 61. Glover took 8 for 27 in his 15 overs. Egremont made short work of Furness A at Oxford Street. The visitors made 179 for 8 and then skittled the homes side for... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Academy aims to join others in school trustA scheme aimed at sharing good working practices across a number of schools has
Academy aims to join others in school trust
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
A scheme aimed at sharing good working practices across a number of schools has been launched. West Lakes Academy, in Egremont, is considering applying to become a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), and if successful, would invite other academy schools in... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Contractor village plans for Moorsidelargest of three sites planned to house workers building the new Moorside nucle
Contractor village plans for Moorside
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
largest of three sites planned to house workers building the new Moorside nuclear power plant, with others earmarked for Egremont and land off Coach Road, Whitehaven. The exact sites under consideration have now been confirmed as NuGen - the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Copeland mayor hits out at temporary homes plan for Moorside workersbe "integrated into the community" rather than living in the vast temporary vil
Copeland mayor hits out at temporary homes plan for Moorside workers
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
be "integrated into the community" rather than living in the vast temporary villages, planned for Mirehouse, Corkickle and Egremont. Football pitches, a pub and even a cinema could be built as part of the huge contractor village. Land at... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Egremont Legion visit The NetherlandsFallen soldiers were remembered by members of the Royal British Legion during a
Egremont Legion visit The Netherlands
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
Fallen soldiers were remembered by members of the Royal British Legion during a ceremony in The Netherlands. Egremont Royal British Legion attended the Silent March at Kamp Amersfoort, where over 200 Commonwealth heroes are buried. They joined a... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Egremont fire station honours boardFirefighters will be recognised and remembered with an honours board in Egremon
Egremont fire station honours board
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
Firefighters will be recognised and remembered with an honours board in Egremont fire station. Current firemen are setting up the board - which will list all the staff that have served in the area - and need you to get in touch! Anyone who worked... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Prize for Brad's flood ideayoung Cumbrian inventor has returned from an international competition in the U
Prize for Brad's flood idea
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
young Cumbrian inventor has returned from an international competition in the USA carrying third prize. Brad Stalker, of Egremont, won a Young Engineers title at Birmingham NEC earlier this year coming top in a field of 1,700 entrants from across... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Brad's prize for flood ideayoung Cumbrian inventor has returned from an international competition in the U
Brad's prize for flood idea
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
young Cumbrian inventor has returned from an international competition in the USA carrying third prize. Brad Stalker, of Egremont, won a Young Engineers title at Birmingham NEC earlier this year coming top in a field of 1,700 entrants from across... Read more
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The News and Star
Ofsted inspectors praise fast improving Cumbrian primary schoolas they learned of the school’s achievements. Executive headteacher, Wendy Fig
Ofsted inspectors praise fast improving Cumbrian primary school
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
as they learned of the school’s achievements. Executive headteacher, Wendy Figes, who is also head of Thornhill School, Egremont, said: “We have had massive improvements in all areas. “The children are keen to learn and the reason for this is... Read more
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The News and Star
Residents call for better roads and hospital to cope with new nuclear workersthere being sufficient health care facilities to cope with the population were
Residents call for better roads and hospital to cope with new nuclear workers
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
there being sufficient health care facilities to cope with the population were raised during a public consultation day in Egremont. The town is one of three sites, including Mirehouse and Whitehaven, where land has been earmarked to house... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Concern over influx of nuclear workersthe influx of new nuclear workers and sufficient health care facilities were ra
Concern over influx of nuclear workers
Whitehaven News / Posted 13 days ago
the influx of new nuclear workers and sufficient health care facilities were raised during a public consultation day in Egremont. The town is one of three areas - including Mirehouse and Whitehaven - where land has been earmarked to house... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Egremont twins in Cannes Film Festival debutCannes Film Festival has been showing exclusive footage of Egremont's acting tw
Egremont twins in Cannes Film Festival debut
Whitehaven News / Posted 14 days ago
Cannes Film Festival has been showing exclusive footage of Egremont's acting twins' new film. Film star twins Jeffrey and Matthew Postlethwaite at home in Egremont The White King, starring Matthew and Jeffrey Postlethwaite, is showing at the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Recycling area closed after repeated vandalism attacksarea have forced the council to remove the service. Arsonists burnt out the re
Recycling area closed after repeated vandalism attacks
Whitehaven News / Posted 15 days ago
area have forced the council to remove the service. Arsonists burnt out the recycling container - on Chapel Street, Egremont - twice in a fortnight. Vandals burnt out the recycling container - on Chapel Street - twice in a fortnight. The... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Dalton go down fighting in defeat to Cockermouthgood recovery but were all out for 143. The Moor’s Brad Marshall took 4 for 49
Dalton go down fighting in defeat to Cockermouth
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
good recovery but were all out for 143. The Moor’s Brad Marshall took 4 for 49 and Chris Moore 3 for 36. Winning the toss Egremont batted first against Cleator A but had a poor day being dismissed for 100 in the 36th over. Cleator’s David Glover... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Wath Brow nil their hosts to go third in the tablethe other Copeland sides in the national league. Newly promoted Kells were onl
Wath Brow nil their hosts to go third in the table
Whitehaven News / Posted 15 days ago
the other Copeland sides in the national league. Newly promoted Kells were only narrowly beaten 30-22 at York Acorn but Egremont suffered a 52-10 beating at home to Rochdale Mayfield. In the Cumbria Men's League, Wath Brow continued their... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
School praised for its turnaround by Ofstedprogress. There are strategic improvement meetings held termly in which leader
School praised for its turnaround by Ofsted
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 17 days ago
progress. There are strategic improvement meetings held termly in which leaders and governors meet to discuss the improvements that have been made. The council has organised specialist support from Keswick School and West Lakes Academy in Egrem... Read more
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The News and Star
Distington and Kells A to contest amateur cup finalfirst League win of the season – 40-12 against Great Clifton – would love to fo
Distington and Kells A to contest amateur cup final
The News and Star / Posted 18 days ago
first League win of the season – 40-12 against Great Clifton – would love to follow-up with another win when they host Egremont Rangers A. In the other game Seaton A entertain the Lions of Great Clifton who are still looking to earn their... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Judge suspends jail term for dangerous driver who left motorist badly hurtsuspended jail term. Jordan Bagley, 21, drove his Ford Fiesta too fast and the
Judge suspends jail term for dangerous driver who left motorist badly hurt
Whitehaven News / Posted 18 days ago
suspended jail term. Jordan Bagley, 21, drove his Ford Fiesta too fast and the wrong side of the A5086 between Cleator and Egremont in June last year. His car slammed into a slow-moving Ford Focus, driven by 61-year-old Colin Cowman, which was... Read more
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The News and Star
Judge suspends jail term for dangerous driver who left motorist badly hurtjail term. Jordan Bagley, 21, drove his Vauxhall Corsa too fast and the wrong
Judge suspends jail term for dangerous driver who left motorist badly hurt
The News and Star / Posted 18 days ago
jail term. Jordan Bagley, 21, drove his Vauxhall Corsa too fast and the wrong side of the A5086 between Cleator and Egremont in June last year. His car slammed into a slow-moving Ford Fiesta, driven by 61-year-old Colin Cowman, which was... Read more
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The News and Star
Big solar park gets go-ahead in west CumbriaPark, Beckermet with Thornhill Parish Council and Flood and Coastal Defence Eng
Big solar park gets go-ahead in west Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 18 days ago
Park, Beckermet with Thornhill Parish Council and Flood and Coastal Defence Engineer, and there were no objections. Egremont Town Council raised concerns about cumulative impact on the A595 and visual impact on the local community. The site,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Youngsters delve into historyof the trip was the night visit to the Reichstag. Berlin is such a beautiful ci
Youngsters delve into history
Whitehaven News / Posted 18 days ago
of the trip was the night visit to the Reichstag. Berlin is such a beautiful city all lit up at night.” Connor says the Egremont students visited numerous places in Germany including Alexanderplatz, which he describes as “a lovely little area... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Baby Jake set for homeThe News’ Fight for Our Hospital campaign, is hoping to be home for his first b
Baby Jake set for home
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 days ago
The News’ Fight for Our Hospital campaign, is hoping to be home for his first birthday in July. His mum, Joanne Long, of Egremont, is supporting our campaign having praised the West Cumberland Hospital staff. She gave birth to Jake at 26 weeks... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Scale of Moorside project revealedwould be created at Corkickle and Mirehouse. Sprawling accommodation sites are
Scale of Moorside project revealed
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 19 days ago
would be created at Corkickle and Mirehouse. Sprawling accommodation sites are outlined for Mirehouse, Corkickle and Egremont to "provide infrastructure and facilities needed to support construction of the Moorside Project". Project... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Jen wins her ninth medal at Invictus Gamesthree sports. Now time for a beer..." Her father, Richard Lee, who is the High
Jen wins her ninth medal at Invictus Games
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 days ago
three sports. Now time for a beer..." Her father, Richard Lee, who is the High Sheriff of Cumbria and team rector of Egremont, said: "I've seen her receiving her medal from Prince Harry, which was really moving. "It's stunning, we're very... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
9 places to enjoy the sun (while it lasts) in Wirralsea air and views - why not take a stroll along the promenade from Leasowe ligh
9 places to enjoy the sun (while it lasts) in Wirral
Liverpool Echo / Posted 19 days ago
sea air and views - why not take a stroll along the promenade from Leasowe lighthouse to Meols, from New Brighton along to Egremont or walk from Hoylake to West Kirby? The Tap Pub in Eastham Country Park Eastham is often forgotten about in the... Read more
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The News and Star
Details of new nuclear power station project in Cumbria revealedwould be created at Corkickle and Mirehouse. Sprawling accommodation sites are
Details of new nuclear power station project in Cumbria revealed
The News and Star / Posted 19 days ago
would be created at Corkickle and Mirehouse. Sprawling accommodation sites are outlined for Mirehouse, Corkickle and Egremont to "provide infrastructure and facilities needed to support construction of the Moorside Project". Project... Read more
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The News and Star
Invictus Games success for Cumbrian soldiersformer St Bees School pupil Jen Warren secured six medals at the games. The fo
Invictus Games success for Cumbrian soldiers
The News and Star / Posted 19 days ago
former St Bees School pupil Jen Warren secured six medals at the games. The former Army doctor, daughter of Egremont's Reverend Richard Lee and retired Whitehaven consultant paediatrician Deborah Lee, took gold in the Women's Hand... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Scale of new nuclear power station project in Cumbria revealedwould be created at Corkickle and Mirehouse. Sprawling accommodation sites are
Scale of new nuclear power station project in Cumbria revealed
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 days ago
would be created at Corkickle and Mirehouse. Sprawling accommodation sites are outlined for Mirehouse, Corkickle and Egremont to "provide infrastructure and facilities needed to support construction of the Moorside Project". Project... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Scale of new nuclear power station project in Cumbria revealedwould be created at Corkickle and Mirehouse. Sprawling accommodation sites are
Scale of new nuclear power station project in Cumbria revealed
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 19 days ago
would be created at Corkickle and Mirehouse. Sprawling accommodation sites are outlined for Mirehouse, Corkickle and Egremont to "provide infrastructure and facilities needed to support construction of the Moorside Project". Project... Read more
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19d
The News and Star
Cumbrian school considers multi-academy trust bidA scheme aimed at sharing good working practices across a number of schools has
Cumbrian school considers multi-academy trust bid
The News and Star / Posted 19 days ago
A scheme aimed at sharing good working practices across a number of schools has been launched. West Lakes Academy, in Egremont, is considering applying to become a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), and if successful, would invite other academy schools in... Read more
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Whitehaven News
West Lakes Academy in talks over trust statusA scheme aimed at sharing good working practices across a number of schools cou
West Lakes Academy in talks over trust status
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 days ago
A scheme aimed at sharing good working practices across a number of schools could be launched. West Lakes Academy, in Egremont, is considering applying for Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) status, and if successful, would invite other academy schools in... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Trust conversion for Egremont academy?A SCHEME aimed at sharing good working practices across a number of schools cou
Trust conversion for Egremont academy?
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 days ago
A SCHEME aimed at sharing good working practices across a number of schools could be launched. West Lakes Academy, in Egremont, is considering applying for Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) status, and if successful, would invite other academy schools in... Read more
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