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The News and Star
Aquarium's lobster breeding programme is successMARYPORT is one of only two places in England where you can see the breeding st
Aquarium's lobster breeding programme is success
The News and Star / Posted 19 hours ago
MARYPORT is one of only two places in England where you can see the breeding stages of a remarkable creature. The town's aquarium is raising lobsters to replenish the fisheries off the coast of Cumbria. When they're big enough, the baby lobsters... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Maryport land goes under the hammerA piece of public art in Maryport may disappear as land goes up for auction thi
Maryport land goes under the hammer
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
A piece of public art in Maryport may disappear as land goes up for auction this month. The land, at 64 Senhouse Street and 45 to 49 John Street, includes a wall next to the Original Factory Shop. A locally made Roman-style mosaic was created on... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Frizington fire station savedCOMMUNITIES across west Cumbria are celebrating victory after councillors perfo
Frizington fire station saved
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
COMMUNITIES across west Cumbria are celebrating victory after councillors performed a dramatic u-turn and scrapped plans to close a number of fire stations. The part-time facility in Frizington had been one of the stations facing the axe because of... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
detailedstoryEXCLUSIVE MARYPORT Boxing Club is set to have a permanent home with a £110,000
detailedstory
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
EXCLUSIVE MARYPORT Boxing Club is set to have a permanent home with a £110,000 extension to the town's boys' club. The boxing club is to submit a planning application to Allerdale council to build on land to the side of the existing boys'... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Joy for Walney fire station campaigners after council U-turnCAMPAIGNERS fighting to save their fire stations from closure are celebrating v
Joy for Walney fire station campaigners after council U-turn
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
CAMPAIGNERS fighting to save their fire stations from closure are celebrating victory as council officials performed a dramatic U-turn. Cumbria County Council had wanted to close five part-time fire stations, including the one on Walney. The move... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Lobster breeding programme is successMaryport is one of only two places in England where you can see the breeding st
Lobster breeding programme is success
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
Maryport is one of only two places in England where you can see the breeding stages of a remarkable creature. FRESH LOBSTER: aquarist Tom Bragg with one of the hugfh lobsters being used in a breeding programme at the Lake District Coast Aquarium,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
£12m bid to improve Maryport launchedMaryport has lodged a bid for over £12 million to transform its image as a visi
£12m bid to improve Maryport launched
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
Maryport has lodged a bid for over £12 million to transform its image as a visitor destination. The development plan, which includes Maryport, Flimby and Allonby, has been drawn up to improve the area, increase tourism, encourage business... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
New head at Broughton Moor SchoolBROUGHTON Moor Primary School has a new headteacher. Paul Brotherhood is the n
New head at Broughton Moor School
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
BROUGHTON Moor Primary School has a new headteacher. Paul Brotherhood is the new headteacher of Broughton Moor Primary School Paul Brotherhood, 38, took over the reins of the village school, near Maryport, and said a headteacher's role was to find... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Maryport to keep second fire enginePlans to remove Maryport fire station's second fire engine have been scrapped i
Maryport to keep second fire engine
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
Plans to remove Maryport fire station's second fire engine have been scrapped in a dramatic u-turn. The county council's cabinet met today to discuss multi-million pound budget cuts, but decided to completely change its proposals to slash fire... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbria council u-turns on fire service cutsPROPOSALS to close five fire stations in Cumbria have been scrapped in a dramat
Cumbria council u-turns on fire service cuts
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
PROPOSALS to close five fire stations in Cumbria have been scrapped in a dramatic council u-turn. Cumbria County Council's cabinet met this morning, with the multi-million pound budget cuts at the top of the agenda. Protesters from Lazonby fire... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Council u-turn on Frizington fire station closurePROPOSALS to close five fire stations, including Frizington's, have been scrapp
Council u-turn on Frizington fire station closure
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
PROPOSALS to close five fire stations, including Frizington's, have been scrapped in a dramatic council u-turn. Cumbria County Council's cabinet met this morning, with the multi-million pound budget cuts at the top of the agenda. Protesters from... Read more
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The News and Star
Crime on Cumbria's buses on the riseCRIME on bus routes in Cumbria is increasing year-on-year, with exposure, sexua
Crime on Cumbria's buses on the rise
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
CRIME on bus routes in Cumbria is increasing year-on-year, with exposure, sexual offences and out-of-control dogs among a catalogue of reported incidents. Figures show the number of crimes on buses and coaches in the county has increased over the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Motorist gets licence back early after killing Millom bikerA MOTORIST involved in a road crash which killed a Millom motorcyclist has been
Motorist gets licence back early after killing Millom biker
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
A MOTORIST involved in a road crash which killed a Millom motorcyclist has been give his driving licence back early. Jamie Crellin, 26, was disqualified for three years in 2013 after pleading guilty to causing the death of 31-year-old motorcyclist... Read more
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chroniclelive
Could artificial pitches used by Newcastle Falcons and across the North East cause cancer?The alarm has been raised in the US where it was reported two goalkeepers died
Could artificial pitches used by Newcastle Falcons and across the North East cause cancer?
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
The alarm has been raised in the US where it was reported two goalkeepers died from non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, their deaths linked to them playing on 3G pitches. These all-weather surfaces contain a crumb rubber ‘infill’ to give them a more springy,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Motorist gets license back early after killing Millom bikerA MOTORIST involved in a road crash which killed a Millom motorcyclist has been
Motorist gets license back early after killing Millom biker
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
A MOTORIST involved in a road crash which killed a Millom motorcyclist has been give his driving licence back early. Jamie Crellin, 26, was disqualified for three years in 2013 after pleading guilty to causing the death of 31-year-old motorcyclist... Read more
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The News and Star
Fatal crash motorist gets licence back earlyA MOTORIST banned from driving following a fatal road crash has won back his li
Fatal crash motorist gets licence back early
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
A MOTORIST banned from driving following a fatal road crash has won back his licence early. Jamie Crellin, 26, was disqualified for three in 2013 after pleading guilty to causing the death of 31-year-old motorcyclist Paul Fursey by careless... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Leading farm prices from Carlisle Auction MartCARLISLE: Wednesday, January 27 HARRISON & HETHERINGTON LTD – CARLISLE STORE C
Leading farm prices from Carlisle Auction Mart
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
CARLISLE: Wednesday, January 27 HARRISON & HETHERINGTON LTD – CARLISLE STORE CATTLE & WEANLINGS Harrison & Hetherington had forward 757 cattle at their Weekly Wednesday Sale, comprising of 487 Store Cattle, Store Bulls and weanlings, 266 Calves and... Read more
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Farming Life
Care home gardens to be landscaped in dementia-friendly projectCare home gardens will be landscaped with scented flowers, seats and bird feede
Care home gardens to be landscaped in dementia-friendly project
Farming Life / Posted 6 days ago
Care home gardens will be landscaped with scented flowers, seats and bird feeders using a National Lottery grant, in a bid to provide familiar settings for people with dementia. Outdoor spaces in many dementia care homes are rarely used, a charity... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Probe launched into Workington fireInvestigation are under way into the cause of a fire which engulfed a recycling
Probe launched into Workington fire
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
Investigation are under way into the cause of a fire which engulfed a recycling depot in Workington. More than 20 firefighters from five different stations from across West Cumbria spent two hours at the scene of the Mossbay Road blaze on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Care home gardens to be landscaped in dementia-friendly project Those afflicted by dementia will be helped by landscaped gardens Care home g
Care home gardens to be landscaped in dementia-friendly project
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Those afflicted by dementia will be helped by landscaped gardens Care home gardens will be landscaped with scented flowers, seats and bird feeders using a National Lottery grant, in a... Read more
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The News and Star
Carlisle floods scavenger jailedA scavenger who stole flood-damaged electrical equipment from a skip in Carlisl
Carlisle floods scavenger jailed
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
A scavenger who stole flood-damaged electrical equipment from a skip in Carlisle has been jailed. Jamie Brown, 25, pinched a DVD projector and DVD rewriter from council containers at Devonshire Walk on December 18. These had been set up to bin... Read more
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The News and Star
Care worker cleared of care home abuseA jury has unanimously cleared a woman who was accused of ill-treating an elder
Care worker cleared of care home abuse
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
A jury has unanimously cleared a woman who was accused of ill-treating an elderly care home resident. Philippa Hodgson, 21, went on trial at Carlisle Crown Court this week. She strenuously denied two alleged incidents at the Rosecroft Residential... Read more
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The News and Star
Man claimed more than £15,500 benefits but had almost £90,000 'savings' - courtA JUDGE told a benefits cheat who falsely claimed more than £15,500 that his cr
Man claimed more than £15,500 benefits but had almost £90,000 'savings' - court
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
A JUDGE told a benefits cheat who falsely claimed more than £15,500 that his criminal behaviour was "a disgrace". Despite having tens of thousands of pounds stashed in a bank account, Gerard Mayne, 62, pressed on with claims for council tax relief... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Flood victims urged to apply for helpFlimby and Maryport flood victims are being urged to apply for financial help.
Flood victims urged to apply for help
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 days ago
Flimby and Maryport flood victims are being urged to apply for financial help. Denise Rollo, of Allerdale council, is holding drop-in sessions in Flimby to help people fill out flood relief application forms A drop-in centre has been set up in... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Flooded out villagers drop-in sessionFlood-affected villagers in Braithwaite made their voices heard at a drop-in se
Flooded out villagers drop-in session
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 days ago
Flood-affected villagers in Braithwaite made their voices heard at a drop-in session on Wednesday. Experts from the Environment Agency, Cumbria County Council and Allerdale council were available to chat to at the session, which was organised by the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Maryport timber firm to closeAn established Maryport business will close its doors next weekend. Clark Timb
Maryport timber firm to close
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 days ago
An established Maryport business will close its doors next weekend. Clark Timber, on Wood Street, was a family timber yard for 25 years. It was sold to a buyer from out of the town in recent years and it is understood it will close next Thursday or... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Half-term fun for Maryport kidsCHILDREN in Maryport will have little excuse for boredom this half-term. A hos
Half-term fun for Maryport kids
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 days ago
CHILDREN in Maryport will have little excuse for boredom this half-term. A host of activities for families, children and adults is being organised at Ewanrigg and Netherton Community Centre, beginning on Saturday, February 13. The Little... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Adrian Williams of WorkingtonA former steel worker and popular member of Workington Ramblers has died at the
Adrian Williams of Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 days ago
A former steel worker and popular member of Workington Ramblers has died at the age of 76. Henry Adrian Williams, known as Adrian, moved to Workington to be a section manager for British Steel at Distington at the start of his career. Born in North... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Internet safety day for childrenMaryport children will learn how to be safe on the internet next month. Around
Internet safety day for children
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 days ago
Maryport children will learn how to be safe on the internet next month. Around 200 children will take part in an event at the Wave Centre to mark Safer Internet Day on Tuesday, February 9. The event is being organised by the Maryport Extended... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Town GP practice rated as outstandingA WEST Cumbrian GP practice is among a handful in the county to be rated "outst
Town GP practice rated as outstanding
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 days ago
A WEST Cumbrian GP practice is among a handful in the county to be rated "outstanding" by inspectors. Maryport Group Practice was given the top rating by the Care Quality Commission following an inspection in August. The report highlighted a number... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Thousands up for grabs for good causesMaryport Round Table has £4,737.79 to hand out to good causes thanks to its Chr
Thousands up for grabs for good causes
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 days ago
Maryport Round Table has £4,737.79 to hand out to good causes thanks to its Christmas collections in the town. Maryport Round Table members Nick Hayton, Paul Agnew, chairman Mark Dawson, Ian Hodgson and Ross Tinkler appeal for people to apply for... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Holiday disrupts mobile signal in MaryportVirgin and EE mobile phone customers in Maryport have no reception because the
Holiday disrupts mobile signal in Maryport
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 days ago
Virgin and EE mobile phone customers in Maryport have no reception because the landowner on which a damaged mast is located is on holiday. An EE spokesman said that the company is aware of a disruption around Maryport because of the damaged... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man appears in court in connection with Post Office robberyA man has appeared in court following an armed robbery at Maryport Post Office.
Man appears in court in connection with Post Office robbery
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 days ago
A man has appeared in court following an armed robbery at Maryport Post Office. Police at the scene of an armed robbery at Maryport Post Office, High Street, Maryport Mark John Mercer, 47, also faces a string of other charges, including theft and... Read more
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The News and Star
Man in court charged with armed robberyA MAN has appeared in court following an armed robbery at a Cumbrian Post Offic
Man in court charged with armed robbery
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
A MAN has appeared in court following an armed robbery at a Cumbrian Post Office. Mark John Mercer, 47, made a brief appearance before magistrates in Carlisle this morning (THURS). Mercer faces a total of nine charges, including the alleged robbery... Read more
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The News and Star
Man charged with armed robbery after Post Office raidA MAN has been charged following an armed raid at a Cumbrian Post Office. Mark
Man charged with armed robbery after Post Office raid
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
A MAN has been charged following an armed raid at a Cumbrian Post Office. Mark Mercer, 47, originally from Liverpool but who has been living in Workington, was charged with armed robbery. He has also been charged with three firearms offences, two... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man charged over Maryport Post Office robberyA man has been charged in relation to the robbery at Maryport's Post Office on
Man charged over Maryport Post Office robbery
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 days ago
A man has been charged in relation to the robbery at Maryport's Post Office on Monday. Police at the scene of an armed robbery at Maryport Post Office, High Street, Maryport; Monday 25th January 2016: PAUL JOHNSON 50082736T000.JPG Mark Mercer, 47,... Read more
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The News and Star
Care worker dropped elderly woman - courtA CARE worker accused of ill treating an elderly dementia sufferer has gone on
Care worker dropped elderly woman - court
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
A CARE worker accused of ill treating an elderly dementia sufferer has gone on trial at Carlisle Crown Court. Philippa Hodgson, 21, is alleged to have been involved in two separate incidents involving frail Nora Hall at Rosecroft Residential Home,... Read more
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The News and Star
Second arrest in connection with armed robbery in CumbriaA 24-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Ma
Second arrest in connection with armed robbery in Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
A 24-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Maryport. The woman, from Workington, is the second person to be arrested following an armed robbery at the post office in High Street on Monday. A 47-year-old Workington... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Woman arrested in connection with Maryport armed robberyA 24-year-old Workington woman has been arrested in connection with a robbery a
Woman arrested in connection with Maryport armed robbery
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 11 days ago
A 24-year-old Workington woman has been arrested in connection with a robbery at the Post Office on High Street, Maryport on Monday. Police at the scene of an armed robbery at Maryport Post Office, High Street She has been arrested on suspicion of... Read more
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The News and Star
Carlisle arrest in armed robbery probePolice investigating an armed robbery in Maryport have arrested a man in Carlis
Carlisle arrest in armed robbery probe
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
Police investigating an armed robbery in Maryport have arrested a man in Carlisle. A 47-year-old man, from Workington, was arrested on suspicion of robbery at The Lanes Shopping Centre this afternoon. It follows an incident yesterday morning at the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man, 47, arrested in connection with Maryport armed robberyA Workington man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Maryp
Man, 47, arrested in connection with Maryport armed robbery
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
A Workington man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Maryport. Police at the scene of an armed robbery at Maryport Post Office, High Street, Maryport The 47-year-old was arrested on suspicion of robbery at the Lanes Shopping... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Police appeal for potential witnesses to armed robbery to come forwardPolice are appealing for two potential witnesses to come forward following an a
Police appeal for potential witnesses to armed robbery to come forward
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
Police are appealing for two potential witnesses to come forward following an armed robbery in Maryport yesterday. The incident took place at the Post Office on High Street just before 11.30am, when staff were threatened with a firearm. A male with... Read more
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The News and Star
Police witness appeal after armed robbery at post officePolice are appealing for two potential witnesses of an armed robbery in Marypor
Police witness appeal after armed robbery at post office
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
Police are appealing for two potential witnesses of an armed robbery in Maryport. A man with a Scottish accent and a woman tried to enter the post office in High Street shortly after a hooded robber threatened staff with a firearm at 11.30am... Read more
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The News and Star
Missing woman, 52, found safe and wellA woman who was missing for a week has been found safe and well. Police said E
Missing woman, 52, found safe and well
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
A woman who was missing for a week has been found safe and well. Police said Evelyn Bell, of Allonby, near Maryport, was located last night. The 52-year-old went missing from the Whitehaven area on Monday, January 18. Her disappearance prompted a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Police continue hunt for armed raiderPolice are continuing to hunt for an armed man who carried out a robbery in Mar
Police continue hunt for armed raider
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
Police are continuing to hunt for an armed man who carried out a robbery in Maryport yesterday. Police at the scene of an armed robbery at Maryport Post Office, High Street, Maryport; Officers have searched two properties in Workington in relation... Read more
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The News and Star
Rail services replaced by buses between Carlisle and WorkingtonTrains between Workington and Carlisle are due to be replaced by buses today.
Rail services replaced by buses between Carlisle and Workington
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
Trains between Workington and Carlisle are due to be replaced by buses today. Northern Rail has reported a fault and an earlier service from Barrow to Carlisle was terminated at Workington. The train, which was due in Carlisle at 8.33am, will no... Read more
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The News and Star
Armed police hunt for post office robberPolice are currently searching a property in Workington in connection with an a
Armed police hunt for post office robber
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
Police are currently searching a property in Workington in connection with an armed robbery in Maryport this morning. An area of Moss Bay Road has been cordoned off and armed officers have been deployed as a precaution. Police say there is no... Read more
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The News and Star
£12m plan to make west Cumbrian town the main attractionA buzzing arts scene with annual festivals celebrating Roman and maritime herit
£12m plan to make west Cumbrian town the main attraction
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
A buzzing arts scene with annual festivals celebrating Roman and maritime heritage, seafood and the Blues could all be staged in Maryport. A £12 million-plus plan of action has been drawn up to improve the town, increase tourism, encourage business... Read more
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The News and Star
Police searched property after armed robberyLast updated at 22:03, Monday, 25 January 2016 Police continue to hunt for a m
Police searched property after armed robbery
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
Last updated at 22:03, Monday, 25 January 2016 Police continue to hunt for a man in connection with an armed robbery in Maryport this morning. An area of Moss Bay Road, Workington, was cordoned off and armed officers were deployed as a precaution... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria Police conduct armed search following armed robberyPOLICE were this evening conducting an armed search of a property following an
Cumbria Police conduct armed search following armed robbery
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
POLICE were this evening conducting an armed search of a property following an armed robbery in Cumbria this morning. Cumbria Police confirmed that officers were searching a property on Moss Bay Road, Workington, in relation to the armed robbery in... Read more
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