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The News and Star
Motorcyclist injured following crash in west Cumbriathis evening. Police and paramedics were called to the scene, at the junction
Motorcyclist injured following crash in west Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 5 hours ago
this evening. Police and paramedics were called to the scene, at the junction between Ewanrigg Road and Jubilee Terrace in Maryport at 4.40pm. The Great North Air Ambulance was later called to the scene. The crash involved a motorcycle and an... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Event to help Paralympics hopeful Simon LawsonAs Maryport Paralympian hopeful Simon Lawson waits for news of his selection, a
Event to help Paralympics hopeful Simon Lawson
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 hours ago
As Maryport Paralympian hopeful Simon Lawson waits for news of his selection, a group of his fans believe it is a foregone conclusion. They are so confident they are holding a charity event on June 19 to help fund his Rio dream. At the moment, only... Read more
8h
West Cumberland Times & Star
Motorcyclist injured following crash in West Cumbriathe North West Ambulance Service are currently at the scene on the junction bet
Motorcyclist injured following crash in West Cumbria
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 8 hours ago
the North West Ambulance Service are currently at the scene on the junction between Ewanrigg Road and Jubilee Terrace in Maryport. The Great North Air Ambulance has also been called and the road is currently closed in both directions. A police... Read more
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9h
The News and Star
Motorcyclist injured following crash in west Cumbriathe North West Ambulance Service are currently at the scene on the junction bet
Motorcyclist injured following crash in west Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 9 hours ago
the North West Ambulance Service are currently at the scene on the junction between Ewanrigg Road and Jubilee Terrace in Maryport. The Great North Air Ambulance has also been called and the road is currently closed in both directions. A police... Read more
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12h
West Cumberland Times & Star
Man drove away with police man hanging from carfrom his vehicle has been sent to prison. Angry Shaun Hargreaves, 24, delibera
Man drove away with police man hanging from car
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 hours ago
from his vehicle has been sent to prison. Angry Shaun Hargreaves, 24, deliberately drove into PC Lindsay Clark near Maryport before wedging the officer's arm between the door and car frame. Hargreaves's expression as he drove off was... Read more
13h
The News and Star
Man drove away with police man hanging from carfrom his vehicle has been sent to prison. Angry Shaun Hargreaves, 24, delibera
Man drove away with police man hanging from car
The News and Star / Posted 13 hours ago
from his vehicle has been sent to prison. Angry Shaun Hargreaves, 24, deliberately drove into PC Lindsay Clark near Maryport before wedging the officer's arm between the door and car frame. Hargreaves's expression as he drove off was... Read more
15h
The News and Star
Cumbria's CA postcode is one of luckiest in UK, says National Lotteryon parties, drugs, holidays and cosmetic surgery. But not every Cumbrian winne
Cumbria's CA postcode is one of luckiest in UK, says National Lottery
The News and Star / Posted 15 hours ago
on parties, drugs, holidays and cosmetic surgery. But not every Cumbrian winner turned into a big spender. Down-to-earth Maryport couple Elizabeth and George Thompson chose not to splash out on a lavish lifestyle after they won £2.8m in 2001 –... Read more
16h
The News and Star
Man stole £11,000 from Cumbrian tourist attraction over three years£11,000 while working at a Cumbrian tourist attraction. Scott Lister, 29, pock
Man stole £11,000 from Cumbrian tourist attraction over three years
The News and Star / Posted 16 hours ago
£11,000 while working at a Cumbrian tourist attraction. Scott Lister, 29, pocketed the cash during shifts on the tills at Maryport's Lake District Coast Aquarium over almost three-and-a-half years. Lister, of Flimby Brow, Flimby, created... Read more
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18h
The News and Star
Cumbrian tourism businesses condemn three-day bank holiday rail shutdownreplace trains between Lancaster and Glasgow/Edinburgh, on the Windermere branc
Cumbrian tourism businesses condemn three-day bank holiday rail shutdown
The News and Star / Posted 18 hours ago
replace trains between Lancaster and Glasgow/Edinburgh, on the Windermere branch line and between Carlisle and Maryport on the Cumbrian Coast line. Meanwhile, a long-term closure applies between Carlisle and Appleby on the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Linda Radcliffe re-elected as Maryport mayorLinda Radcliffe has been re-elected as Maryport's mayor. At an event on Monday
Linda Radcliffe re-elected as Maryport mayor
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
Linda Radcliffe has been re-elected as Maryport's mayor. At an event on Monday night, she said she was delighted to be serving for a second term and spoke of the people she had met over her year in office. Former Allerdale mayor, Len Davies, will... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
MP calls for palliative care to be savedMaryport's hospital must retain at least palliative care beds, MP Sue Hayman ha
MP calls for palliative care to be saved
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
Maryport's hospital must retain at least palliative care beds, MP Sue Hayman has warned. Mrs Hayman met with Sir Neil McKay, the man leading changes to local health services, yesterday. In an hour-long meeting, she raised issues of concern to... Read more
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The News and Star
West Cumbrian man who killed himself had 'lost his way' - coronerthreatening to kill himself hours before he was found dead, an inquest heard.
West Cumbrian man who killed himself had 'lost his way' - coroner
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
threatening to kill himself hours before he was found dead, an inquest heard. Stephen Robinson, 27, of Ellenfoot Drive, Maryport, was found dead in woodland behind his home on December 19 last year. David Roberts, senior coroner, heard that Mr... Read more
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The News and Star
Joy for Roynon and Worrall at Cumberland Pairs meetingWorrall-Roynon pairing faced the all-Cumbrian pairing of former Comet Craig Coo
Joy for Roynon and Worrall at Cumberland Pairs meeting
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Worrall-Roynon pairing faced the all-Cumbrian pairing of former Comet Craig Cook and up and coming prospect Dan Bewley from Maryport in the deciding race. Cook and Bewley had reached the Grand Final by topping the qualifying score-chart with 27... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Concert to mark Battle of the SommeA concert will take place in Maryport to mark 100 years since the first day of
Concert to mark Battle of the Somme
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
A concert will take place in Maryport to mark 100 years since the first day of the Battle of the Somme in World War One. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the event at St Mary's Church on Church Street which will take place on Saturday, July... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Thanks for your flood effortscouncil leader Alan Smith hosted the event at Energus, Lillyhall. Guests inclu
Thanks for your flood efforts
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
council leader Alan Smith hosted the event at Energus, Lillyhall. Guests included representatives of Churches Together, Maryport Inshore Rescue, mountain rescue teams, the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association and... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Thomas wants Maryport to bloomMaryport town councillor, Thomas Todd, will make sure the town is blooming this
Thomas wants Maryport to bloom
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
Maryport town councillor, Thomas Todd, will make sure the town is blooming this summer. New Maryport councillor Thomas Todd is championing Maryport in Bloom. Pic Tom Kay Thomas, 22, is one of four young councillors who are looking to make their... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Fostering was the best decision Pam ever madean empty nest and space in her house and heart to help others. Featur pic of f
Fostering was the best decision Pam ever made
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
an empty nest and space in her house and heart to help others. Featur pic of foster carer Pam Williams Pam Williams from Maryport who is a foster carer . pic John Story May 11th 2016 Pam considered taking up fostering but a minor misdemeanour... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Mobile flood advice is on the movebe at Braithwaite Cricket Club from 10am to 2pm, followed by Keswick Market Squ
Mobile flood advice is on the move
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
be at Braithwaite Cricket Club from 10am to 2pm, followed by Keswick Market Square on June 8, 10am to 3pm, and Grasslot, Maryport, on June 9, 10am to 3pm. It will return to Braithwaite Cricket Club on June 14, 2pm to 5pm, Keswick Market Square... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Guided cycle rides for West Cumbriaabove can take part, but anyone aged eight to 15 must be accompanied by an adul
Guided cycle rides for West Cumbria
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
above can take part, but anyone aged eight to 15 must be accompanied by an adult. A ten-mile ride from The Wave Centre in Maryport to Allonby will take place on Sunday, July 31. Cyclists of all ages can take part and the ride is suitable for... Read more
6d
The News and Star
MP tells NHS review team: hands off north Cumbria's cottage hospitalsFriends campaigners claimed they had been told by bosses that Wigton and Alston
MP tells NHS review team: hands off north Cumbria's cottage hospitals
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
Friends campaigners claimed they had been told by bosses that Wigton and Alston - both in Mr Stewart's patch - along with Maryport would lose their beds. Success Regime chiefs deny this, saying no decisions have yet been made. However they are... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Parking issue will ‘turn Workington into ghost town’restriction had cost him up to 20 per cent of his trade. "I can't understand w
Parking issue will ‘turn Workington into ghost town’
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
restriction had cost him up to 20 per cent of his trade. "I can't understand why the parking in Keswick, Cockermouth and Maryport is an hour," he said. "The council said it would cost them too much to change the signs over but I think an hour... Read more
7d
West Cumberland Times & Star
OPINION: Make your voice heardThe loss of Maryport's cottage hospital would be a devastating blow. The hospi
OPINION: Make your voice heard
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
The loss of Maryport's cottage hospital would be a devastating blow. The hospital is in the centre of the town's Ewanrigg estate. A 2015 report from Public Health England showed that, in this ward alone, nearly a quarter of the population had... Read more
7d
West Cumberland Times & Star
We stand as one to save our hospitalBattlelines have been drawn and Maryport townsfolk have spoken. Proposals to r
We stand as one to save our hospital
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
Battlelines have been drawn and Maryport townsfolk have spoken. Proposals to remove beds from the town's hospital have sent shockwaves through the community and have united key groups in a common goal. The Times & Star has joined forces with the... Read more
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7d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Fears over future of Cockermouth bedsat units including Cockermouth and Workington, with all beds removed from other
Fears over future of Cockermouth beds
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
at units including Cockermouth and Workington, with all beds removed from other cottage hospitals including Keswick and Maryport. The other would see all cottage hospital inpatient facilities closed. The Success Regime has said community... Read more
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7d
West Cumberland Times & Star
More than 1,000 people pledge support for Maryport hospital campaignMore than 1,000 people have pledged their support to campaigns to save Maryport
More than 1,000 people pledge support for Maryport hospital campaign
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
More than 1,000 people have pledged their support to campaigns to save Maryport's cottage hospital. Campaigners have set up a Facebook page to raise awareness of the threat to beds. The Success Regime – a Government-appointed body set up to tackle... Read more
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7d
West Cumberland Times & Star
How you can support the Save our Beds campaignPaper copies are also available around Maryport. 4. Tell us about your experie
How you can support the Save our Beds campaign
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
Paper copies are also available around Maryport. 4. Tell us about your experiences at Maryport Community Hospital. Call Viv Paterson on 01900 812116 or email viv.paterson@cnmedia.co.uk 5. Write to the Editor, Times & Star, 21-23 Oxford Street,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Fears over future of hospital bedsat units including Workington and Cockermouth, with all beds removed from other
Fears over future of hospital beds
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
at units including Workington and Cockermouth, with all beds removed from other cottage hospitals including Keswick and Maryport. The other would see all cottage hospital inpatient facilities closed. The Success Regime has said community... Read more
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7d
The News and Star
Demonstration heralds fight to stop loss of beds at cottage hospitalMaryport has launched its battle to save its cottage hospital. A huge crowd of
Demonstration heralds fight to stop loss of beds at cottage hospital
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
Maryport has launched its battle to save its cottage hospital. A huge crowd of adults and children demonstrated outside the hospital. The demonstration was led by the Ewanrigg and Netherton Tenants’ and Residents’ Association (Entra) and the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
New mayor for AllerdaleSchool chairman of governors and St John Ambulance volunteer, Coun Tibble is a
New mayor for Allerdale
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
School chairman of governors and St John Ambulance volunteer, Coun Tibble is a great supporter of Workington Reds and Maryport Blues Festival. This is her first time as mayor. She said: “It’s the greatest honour. I just hope I can do the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Protest to save cottage hospitalMaryport has launched its battle to save its cottage hospital. A huge crowd of
Protest to save cottage hospital
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
Maryport has launched its battle to save its cottage hospital. A huge crowd of adults and children demonstrated outside the hospital. The demonstration was led by the Ewanrigg and Netherton Tenants’ and Residents’ Association (Entra) and the... Read more
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8d
The News and Star
Four year sport ban for Cumbrian rugby league doping cheatnandrolone following an out of competition test on November 27 last year, says
Four year sport ban for Cumbrian rugby league doping cheat
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
nandrolone following an out of competition test on November 27 last year, says a UK Anti-Doping statement. Todd, 23, from Maryport, admitted the breach and the National Anti-Doping Panel imposed the four year ban, which runs from December 18, 2015... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Four year sport ban for Cumbrian rugby league doping cheatnandrolone following an out of competition test on November 27 last year, says
Four year sport ban for Cumbrian rugby league doping cheat
Whitehaven News / Posted 8 days ago
nandrolone following an out of competition test on November 27 last year, says a UK Anti-Doping statement. Todd, 23, from Maryport, admitted the breach and the National Anti-Doping Panel imposed the four year ban, which runs from December 18, 2015... Read more
9d
chroniclelive
Some things are about to change at Hadrian's Wallknown sites on Hadrian’s Wall, such as the Epiacum Roman Fort in the South Tyne
Some things are about to change at Hadrian's Wall
chroniclelive / Posted 9 days ago
known sites on Hadrian’s Wall, such as the Epiacum Roman Fort in the South Tyne Valley and the Senhouse Roman Museum in Maryport in Cumbria. Coun Val Tyler, policy board member for community infrastructure and culture at Northumberland County... Read more
10d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Telephone problems at Allerdale councilpayments can also be made free of charge at any shop or business displaying the
Telephone problems at Allerdale council
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 days ago
payments can also be made free of charge at any shop or business displaying the Paypoint logo, at Post Offices and credit unions across the area. Council offices in Workington, Cockermouth, Keswick, Maryport and Wigton are also ope... Read more
10d
Whitehaven News
Wath Brow nil their hosts to go third in the table48-12 win over 15-man Roose Pioneers. Champions Distington continued their fin
Wath Brow nil their hosts to go third in the table
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 days ago
48-12 win over 15-man Roose Pioneers. Champions Distington continued their fine form with a 40-6 local victory over Maryport. The all-South Cumbrian clash saw Walney Central beat Barrow Island 33-24. Aspatria continue their march in the... Read more
10d
North-West Evening Mail
Walney Cents brothers make it Ell for Barrow Islandboth the Roose tries, with two goals from Adam Batty. Distington remain top of
Walney Cents brothers make it Ell for Barrow Island
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
both the Roose tries, with two goals from Adam Batty. Distington remain top of the ladder following their 40-6 win over Maryport while Wath Brow A defeated Hensingham 46-12. Millom finally got their first win of the season in the Conference... Read more
10d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Tell us who is making a difference to you!and Residents' Association and Local Ewanrigg Trust. The organisations have com
Tell us who is making a difference to you!
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 days ago
and Residents' Association and Local Ewanrigg Trust. The organisations have come together to begin a campaign to fight for Maryport Cottage Hospital. Yvonne Booth, of Keswick, who organises the 10in10 challenge for people to climb 10 mountains in... Read more
11d
The News and Star
Driver escapes with minor injuries after crash in west Cumbrian townA 21-YEAR-OLD driver who crashed his car in Maryport escaped without any seriou
Driver escapes with minor injuries after crash in west Cumbrian town
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
A 21-YEAR-OLD driver who crashed his car in Maryport escaped without any serious injuries but failed at alcohol test at the roadside. The man, who is from the Maryport area, failed an alcohol test after the crash when he was breathalysed by... Read more
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The News and Star
Driver in police custody after crash in west Cumbrian townA 21-YEAR-OLD driver who crashed his car in Maryport last night escaped without
Driver in police custody after crash in west Cumbrian town
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
A 21-YEAR-OLD driver who crashed his car in Maryport last night escaped without any serious injuries but is now in police custody. The man, who is from the Maryport area, failed an alcohol test at the road side when he was breathalysed by... Read more
13d
The News and Star
Distington and Kells A to contest amateur cup finalbut probably match of the day is in the south where Walney Central entertain Ba
Distington and Kells A to contest amateur cup final
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
but probably match of the day is in the south where Walney Central entertain Barrow Island. Champions Distington entertain Maryport, who seem to be blowing hot and cold this year while Ellenborough will be looking to make progress up the table at... Read more
13d
West Cumberland Times & Star
£55m assets plan drawn upland. Options include selling sites through Allerdale Investment Partnership,
£55m assets plan drawn up
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 13 days ago
land. Options include selling sites through Allerdale Investment Partnership, which has already been used to bring a new Lidl supermarket, currently under construction, to Maryport. The documents are due to be voted on by full council on Ju... Read more
13d
North-West Evening Mail
Askam look to build on Barrow and District leada local derby between Askam and Dalton, with the victors taking on Walney. On
Askam look to build on Barrow and District lead
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
a local derby between Askam and Dalton, with the victors taking on Walney. On September 11, Cumbria Under-19s will play Scotland at Maryport. Tonight's Fixtures: Askam v Dalton (7pm); Barrow Island v Walney (6.30pm); Hindpool v Ulverston (6.3... Read more
13d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Town is on BBC TV’s NewsnightMaryport is to feature on BBC 2’s Newsnight on Monday. Reporter Chris Cook vis
Town is on BBC TV’s Newsnight
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 13 days ago
Maryport is to feature on BBC 2’s Newsnight on Monday. Reporter Chris Cook visited the town yesterday to find out how the town might fare if Britain left the European Union. He said in its simplest form he was trying to find out if people had more... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
John Charters, of Plumblandoff he deserved this week. Villagers had united to ensure that the 68-year-old
John Charters, of Plumbland
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 13 days ago
off he deserved this week. Villagers had united to ensure that the 68-year-old, who died at the Dales Residential Home in Maryport, came back to his home and was given a decent funeral. Mr Charters was a regular contributor to the Times & Star... Read more
14d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Save our beds - join battle to save hospitalAnyone who wants to save Maryport hospital is urged to turn up to a demonstrati
Save our beds - join battle to save hospital
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 days ago
Anyone who wants to save Maryport hospital is urged to turn up to a demonstration on Wednesday. Protest at Maryport Victoria hospital Protesting outside Maryport Victoria cottage hospital on Thursday May 12th 2016 are (l to r) Sam Wilkinson, Sharon... Read more
14d
The News and Star
Cumbrian man's train trip sex act shameCarlisle’s magistrates’ court, he admitted outraging public decency. Casson, o
Cumbrian man's train trip sex act shame
The News and Star / Posted 14 days ago
Carlisle’s magistrates’ court, he admitted outraging public decency. Casson, of Lonsdale Terrace, Crosby Villa, near Maryport, was given a 42-day prison sentence but District Judge Gerald Chalk agreed to suspend the sentence for a year after... Read more
14d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Battle to save Maryport's hospital beginsAnyone who wants to save Maryport hospital is urged to turn up to a demonstrati
Battle to save Maryport's hospital begins
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 days ago
Anyone who wants to save Maryport hospital is urged to turn up to a demonstration on Wednesday. This will be the first major event in a campaign set up which aims to convince the Success Regime that removing beds from the hospital is a mistake. The... Read more
14d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Hard men in town this weekendto talk about the ups and downs of their lives. At the same time, they will be
Hard men in town this weekend
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 days ago
to talk about the ups and downs of their lives. At the same time, they will be creating an opportunity to raise money for Maryport Infant School on Camp Road. Adrian's son, Odin, now six, fell from a 10ft rugby stand in October, landing headfirst... Read more
17d
West Moreland Gazette
Cumbria Tourism awards finalists revealedLord Birkett Memorial Trophy at Ullswater Yacht Club. Visitor Attraction of th
Cumbria Tourism awards finalists revealed
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy at Ullswater Yacht Club. Visitor Attraction of the Year: The Lake District Coast Aquarium, Maryport; Steam Yacht Gondola, Coniston; Lakeland Climbing Centre, Kendal. Large Visitor Attraction of the Year: Wray... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Lighthouse to put spotlight on MaryportMaryport's lighthouse is to be restored thanks to a £50,000 government grant.
Lighthouse to put spotlight on Maryport
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 17 days ago
Maryport's lighthouse is to be restored thanks to a £50,000 government grant. The octagonal cylindrical lighthouse built in 1846 stands on the bend of the dock wall on the south pier. The 36ft structure is thought to be one of the oldest cast iron... Read more
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