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Whitehaven News
Cash bid for new Whitehaven bypassnew road is built from the Moresby roundabout, through Hensingham Common, aroun
Cash bid for new Whitehaven bypass
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 hours ago
new road is built from the Moresby roundabout, through Hensingham Common, around the back of Cumbria Sports Academy and the West Cumberland Hospital, before rejoining the A595 before the science park. The £800,000 needed for a feasibility study... Read more
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The News and Star
Maternity offer – daytime only planhas been put forward by health bosses. Campaigners have been fighting to save
Maternity offer – daytime only plan
The News and Star / Posted 6 hours ago
has been put forward by health bosses. Campaigners have been fighting to save 24-hour consultant-led services at the West Cumberland Hospital, which could be replaced by a midwife-led unit or even an antenatal-only service. Now, in a bid to... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Maternity offer – daytime only planhas been put forward by health bosses. Campaigners have been fighting to save
Maternity offer – daytime only plan
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 hours ago
has been put forward by health bosses. Campaigners have been fighting to save 24-hour consultant-led services at the West Cumberland Hospital, which could be replaced by a midwife-led unit or even an antenatal-only service. Now, in a bid to... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Maternity offer – daytime only planhas been put forward by health bosses. Campaigners have been fighting to save
Maternity offer – daytime only plan
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 hours ago
has been put forward by health bosses. Campaigners have been fighting to save 24-hour consultant-led services at the West Cumberland Hospital, which could be replaced by a midwife-led unit or even an antenatal-only service. Now, in a bid to... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Hospital campaign invites PM to visitA HOSPITAL campaign group has added its voice to calls for the new Prime Minist
Hospital campaign invites PM to visit
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
A HOSPITAL campaign group has added its voice to calls for the new Prime Minister to visit west Cumbria. The We Need West Cumberland Hospital group has written to Theresa May asking her to make the trip to see for herself the challenges facing the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man in court after fight leaves victim with 'life-threatening' injuriesinjuries and was put into an induced coma. Mr Travis added: "The victim was so
Man in court after fight leaves victim with 'life-threatening' injuries
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
injuries and was put into an induced coma. Mr Travis added: "The victim was so ill he couldn't be transferred from the West Cumberland Hospital to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle or the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. "He's been... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Scorching spell brings fortune to the LakesShe was suffering from heat exhaustion and severe dehydration. She was flown by
Scorching spell brings fortune to the Lakes
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
She was suffering from heat exhaustion and severe dehydration. She was flown by the Great North Air Ambulance to the West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, where she arrived in a stable condition. The sunny weather was interrupted by... Read more
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The News and Star
Next phase of Whitehaven hospital 'will go ahead'HOSPITAL bosses say the long-awaited second phase of the West Cumberland Hospit
Next phase of Whitehaven hospital 'will go ahead'
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
HOSPITAL bosses say the long-awaited second phase of the West Cumberland Hospital redevelopment will go ahead - with work set to get underway next spring. The first phase saw the new build section of the £90m Whitehaven hospital open last... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Phase two of hospital revamp to go aheadA major revamp at the West Cumberland Hospital will go ahead, said the area's t
Phase two of hospital revamp to go ahead
Whitehaven News / Posted 7 days ago
A major revamp at the West Cumberland Hospital will go ahead, said the area's top health boss. Plans for phase two of the redevelopment were halted last year when the estimated costs to carry out the work went over budget by £10m. The old... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Phase two of hospital revamp to go aheadA major revamp at the West Cumberland Hospital will go ahead, said the area's t
Phase two of hospital revamp to go ahead
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
A major revamp at the West Cumberland Hospital will go ahead, said the area's top health boss. Plans for phase two of the redevelopment were halted last year when the estimated costs to carry out the work went over budget by £10m. The old... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Millom hospital supporters applaud MPin which he requested that she intervened to oversee the release of funding for
Millom hospital supporters applaud MP
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
in which he requested that she intervened to oversee the release of funding for phase two of the redevelopment of the West Cumberland Hospital and that she commits to retaining and improving its services. Mr Reed has fought a long battle to... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Fell walker hospitalised by high temperaturesand dehydration. The Pride of Cumbria air ambulance treated the woman on the s
Fell walker hospitalised by high temperatures
Whitehaven News / Posted 8 days ago
and dehydration. The Pride of Cumbria air ambulance treated the woman on the scene before she was transported to West Cumberland Hospital, where she arrived within 10 minutes in a stable condition. She had been walking near Scafell Pike... Read more
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The News and Star
Woman airlifted with heat exhaustion in Lake DistrictPride of Cumbria helicopter was called out at 4pm and a doctor and paramedic cr
Woman airlifted with heat exhaustion in Lake District
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
Pride of Cumbria helicopter was called out at 4pm and a doctor and paramedic crew treated the woman before airlifting her to the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. The journey took less than 10 minutes and she arrived in a stable co... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Dancers step up for spectacular showsplace at Workington's Carnegie Theatre on Friday and Saturday. Money raised wi
Dancers step up for spectacular shows
Whitehaven News / Posted 8 days ago
place at Workington's Carnegie Theatre on Friday and Saturday. Money raised will be donated to the Henderson Suite at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. Organisers chose to support the suite in memory of Jeanette Smith who helped at the... Read more
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The News and Star
Campaigners take NHS fight to new PMthan 24 hours notice. However despite listening to the concerns of campaigners
Campaigners take NHS fight to new PM
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
than 24 hours notice. However despite listening to the concerns of campaigners - who are fighting to save services at the West Cumberland Hospital as well as cottage hospital beds - Mr Gummer has now been moved to the Cabinet Office as part of the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Heart patients to benefit from new servicetwo main hospitals. North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust, which runs The C
Heart patients to benefit from new service
Whitehaven News / Posted 9 days ago
two main hospitals. North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust, which runs The Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle and the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven, has recruited four specialist heart failure nurses to work at both sites. From July... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Kerry's fundraising 20k walkthe diagnosis and treatment. She said: “I could not have done without the brea
Kerry's fundraising 20k walk
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 days ago
the diagnosis and treatment. She said: “I could not have done without the breast care staff or the counsellors at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. “They have been fantastic and as soon as I felt myself again I wanted to give... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Mountain rescue called after injurythe injured man to Buttermere Friends of the 50-year-old carried on to Honiste
Mountain rescue called after injury
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 days ago
the injured man to Buttermere Friends of the 50-year-old carried on to Honister where they raised the alarm. Rescuers stretchered the man down to Gatesgarth Farm on Saturday and his friends took him to the West Cumberland Hospital in Whit... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Mountain rescue team assist man after Haystacks injuryHis friends did not have a mobile phone signal, so carried on to Honister Youth
Mountain rescue team assist man after Haystacks injury
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
His friends did not have a mobile phone signal, so carried on to Honister Youth Hostel, and then called the team. Team members treated him and stretchered him down to Gatesgarth Farm, and then his friends took him to West Cumberlan... Read more
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The News and Star
Concern grows for missing Whitehaven man45-year-old Whitehaven man has been reported missing. Paul Radcliffe, of Cambr
Concern grows for missing Whitehaven man
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
45-year-old Whitehaven man has been reported missing. Paul Radcliffe, of Cambridge Road, Hensingham, was last seen leaving West Cumberland Hospital at 8pm on Friday. Police say they are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare and are... Read more
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The News and Star
Hospital campaigners to ‘step it up a gear’Whitehaven and Carlisle, despite assurances that no patients are dying as a res
Hospital campaigners to ‘step it up a gear’
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
Whitehaven and Carlisle, despite assurances that no patients are dying as a result of increased transfers. The We Need West Cumberland Hospital group says it is now time to "step it up a gear" in the fight to save services. Bosses this week... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Drunk patient spat at hospital nurseA NURSE at the West Cumberland Hospital says she feels "violated" after being s
Drunk patient spat at hospital nurse
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
A NURSE at the West Cumberland Hospital says she feels "violated" after being spat at by a drunken patient. Lynn Ivison was trying to assist Kim McCourt, who was being "disruptive and aggressive" in the A&E department on June 30. During the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Woman in court for spitting at nurseA nurse at the West Cumberland Hospital said she felt "violated" after being sp
Woman in court for spitting at nurse
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
A nurse at the West Cumberland Hospital said she felt "violated" after being spat at by a drunken patient. Lynn Ivison was trying to assist Kim McCourt, who was being "disruptive and aggressive" in the A&E department on June 30. During the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Lawyer struck off after tribunal rulingincluding one which ended with a £3 million payout for a young boy left with ca
Lawyer struck off after tribunal ruling
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 13 days ago
including one which ended with a £3 million payout for a young boy left with catastrophic brain damage after medics at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven failed to spot he was being starved of oxygen. He also won £750,000 for a Bigrigg man... Read more
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The News and Star
Top lawyer struck offincluding one which ended with a £3 million payout for a young boy left with ca
Top lawyer struck off
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
including one which ended with a £3 million payout for a young boy left with catastrophic brain damage after medics at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven failed to spot he was being starved of oxygen. He also won £750,000 for a Bigrigg man... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Lawyer struck offafter tribunal rulingincluding one which ended with a £3 million payout for a young boy left with ca
Lawyer struck offafter tribunal ruling
Whitehaven News / Posted 13 days ago
including one which ended with a £3 million payout for a young boy left with catastrophic brain damage after medics at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven failed to spot he was being starved of oxygen. He also won £750,000 for a Bigrigg man... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Silent protest planned to greet health bosscampaign is to save Maryport hospital. “We recognise there are many health iss
Silent protest planned to greet health boss
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 13 days ago
campaign is to save Maryport hospital. “We recognise there are many health issues in the area including the future of the West Cumberland hospital. We wish campaigners there all success and will support them. But Sir Neil’s visit here is all about... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Father and son climb Kilimanjaro in memory of Traceythe sponsored climb will be split between Hospice at Home West Cumbria, and the
Father and son climb Kilimanjaro in memory of Tracey
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 days ago
the sponsored climb will be split between Hospice at Home West Cumbria, and the Loweswater Suite and the Henderson Suite at West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. Chris, 34, lives and works in the Middle East and Kevin, 56, lives in Meadow Vale,... Read more
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The News and Star
Lawyer took ‘loans’ from clients' damages, tribunal toldhigh-profile Cumbrian cases, including a £3m payout for a young boy left with c
Lawyer took ‘loans’ from clients' damages, tribunal told
The News and Star / Posted 14 days ago
high-profile Cumbrian cases, including a £3m payout for a young boy left with catastrophic brain damage after medics at the West Cumberland Hospital failed to spot he was being starved of oxygen. He also conducted the case of a man from Bigrigg... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Lawyer took ‘loans’ from clients' damages, tribunal toldhigh-profile Cumbrian cases, including a £3m payout for a young boy left with c
Lawyer took ‘loans’ from clients' damages, tribunal told
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 days ago
high-profile Cumbrian cases, including a £3m payout for a young boy left with catastrophic brain damage after medics at the West Cumberland Hospital failed to spot he was being starved of oxygen. He also conducted the case of a man from Bigrigg... Read more
5 related stories
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West Cumberland Times & Star
‘Patients aren’t dying because of hospital transfers’from the journeys. The study comes in the light of local concerns about the sa
‘Patients aren’t dying because of hospital transfers’
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 days ago
from the journeys. The study comes in the light of local concerns about the safety of increasing numbers of transfers from West Cumberland Hospital to the Cumberland Infirmary. This follows the decision to move emergency trauma patients to Carlisle... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Lawyer took ‘loans’ from clients' damages, tribunal toldhigh-profile Cumbrian cases, including a £3m payout for a young boy left with c
Lawyer took ‘loans’ from clients' damages, tribunal told
Whitehaven News / Posted 14 days ago
high-profile Cumbrian cases, including a £3m payout for a young boy left with catastrophic brain damage after medics at the West Cumberland Hospital failed to spot he was being starved of oxygen. He also conducted the case of a man from Bigrigg... Read more
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Whitehaven News
‘Patients aren’t dying because of hospital transfers’from the journeys. The study comes in the light of local concerns about the sa
‘Patients aren’t dying because of hospital transfers’
Whitehaven News / Posted 15 days ago
from the journeys. The study comes in the light of local concerns about the safety of increasing numbers of transfers from West Cumberland Hospital to the Cumberland Infirmary. This follows the decision to move emergency trauma patients to Carlisle... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
‘Patients aren’t dying because of hospitals transfers’from the journeys. The study comes in the light of local concerns about the sa
‘Patients aren’t dying because of hospitals transfers’
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 15 days ago
from the journeys. The study comes in the light of local concerns about the safety of increasing numbers of transfers from West Cumberland Hospital to the Cumberland Infirmary. This follows the decision to move emergency trauma patients to Carlisle... Read more
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The News and Star
Cameron urged to keep hospital promiseMP Jamie Reed has written to Mr Cameron, who is set to leave 10 Downing Street
Cameron urged to keep hospital promise
The News and Star / Posted 16 days ago
MP Jamie Reed has written to Mr Cameron, who is set to leave 10 Downing Street this week, pleading with him to secure the West Cumberland Hospital before he goes. He said people in west Cumbria need to know they have a hospital that can deal with... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Jamie Reed urges Cameron to keep hospital promiseMP Jamie Reed has written to Mr Cameron, who is set to leave 10 Downing Street
Jamie Reed urges Cameron to keep hospital promise
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 days ago
MP Jamie Reed has written to Mr Cameron, who is set to leave 10 Downing Street this week, pleading with him to secure the West Cumberland Hospital before he goes. He said people in West Cumbria need to know they have a hospital that can deal with... Read more
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The News and Star
Hospital transfers 'positive' for patientsNHS Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) following concern in the communi
Hospital transfers 'positive' for patients
The News and Star / Posted 16 days ago
NHS Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) following concern in the community about the impact of transfers from the West Cumberland Hospital. It found that "the significant majority of transfers were clinically appropriate and unavoidable".... Read more
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Whitehaven News
New 3D imager to help beat breast cancerNorth East to undergo 3D biopsy procedures North Cumbria University Hospitals
New 3D imager to help beat breast cancer
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 days ago
North East to undergo 3D biopsy procedures North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the infirmary and the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven, bought the machinery to deliver advanced imaging techniques. The advantages these... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Town festival raises £8,000 for charitiesday, the mayor of Workington’s charity fund for Myeloma UK, Workington Rotary,
Town festival raises £8,000 for charities
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 days ago
day, the mayor of Workington’s charity fund for Myeloma UK, Workington Rotary, Cancer Research UK and the renal unit at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. The event, on June 4, featured a host of music and street entertainment and was... Read more
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The News and Star
Hospital workers face charges hikeCumbria’s main hospitals. A raft of changes to parking, including a rise in pr
Hospital workers face charges hike
The News and Star / Posted 16 days ago
Cumbria’s main hospitals. A raft of changes to parking, including a rise in prices, are being introduced at Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital and Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary. From next month, staff parking permits across both sites will... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Hospital workers face charges hikeCumbria’s main hospitals. A raft of changes to parking, including a rise in pr
Hospital workers face charges hike
Whitehaven News / Posted 17 days ago
Cumbria’s main hospitals. A raft of changes to parking, including a rise in prices, are being introduced at Whitehaven’s West Cumberland Hospital and Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary. From next month, staff parking permits across both sites will... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Geoff Smith, of CrosbyWest Regional Green Party from 2007 and European election campaign manager in 2
Geoff Smith, of Crosby
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 20 days ago
West Regional Green Party from 2007 and European election campaign manager in 2009. Mr Smith was in intensive care at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven where family said he received more than just medical care. Just days before his... Read more
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The News and Star
Call for delivery on maternity servicesabout the ongoing maternity review after a leaked email revealed that bosses ar
Call for delivery on maternity services
The News and Star / Posted 21 days ago
about the ongoing maternity review after a leaked email revealed that bosses are considering moving all births from the West Cumberland Hospital to Carlisle. The email is between staff at North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust, which, runs... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Nurse keeps job after police fraud cautionA nurse who conned prescription drugs from chemists for her own use has been al
Nurse keeps job after police fraud caution
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 22 days ago
A nurse who conned prescription drugs from chemists for her own use has been allowed to keep her job. West Cumberland Hospital is one of the bases of Cumbria Health on Call On one occasion Amanda Ashcroft collected 112 codeine phosphate tablets,... Read more
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The News and Star
Health chief highlights importance of EU staffis one of the key areas in dealing with long-standing problems at the Cumberlan
Health chief highlights importance of EU staff
The News and Star / Posted 23 days ago
is one of the key areas in dealing with long-standing problems at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle and Whitehaven's West Cumberland Hospital. Speaking to the News & Star, Mr Eames also said he is pleased that the trust has appointed two... Read more
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The News and Star
Glassonbury gives festival-goers something to cheereveryone has been enjoying the music,” he said. Glassonbury this year was rai
Glassonbury gives festival-goers something to cheer
The News and Star / Posted 23 days ago
everyone has been enjoying the music,” he said. Glassonbury this year was raising money for the Henderson Suite at the West Cumberland Hospital. “We will not know how much we raised until later in the week. It might not be quite as much as... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man cut from car following crash in Workingtonspecialist cutting equipment to free the driver, before handing him over to the
Man cut from car following crash in Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 24 days ago
specialist cutting equipment to free the driver, before handing him over to the ambulance service. He was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries. The road was closed while emergency services... Read more
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The News and Star
Man cut from car after Workington crashspecialist cutting equipment to free the driver, before handing him over to the
Man cut from car after Workington crash
The News and Star / Posted 24 days ago
specialist cutting equipment to free the driver, before handing him over to the ambulance service. He was taken to the west Cumberland Hospital with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries. The road was closed while emergency services... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Workington road closed after crashLane and Darcy Street. The other cars involved were a BMW 323i and a Mazda Spo
Workington road closed after crash
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 24 days ago
Lane and Darcy Street. The other cars involved were a BMW 323i and a Mazda Sport. The male driver has been taken to West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven with injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing. Police... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Glassonbury rocks Maryport for charityand everyone has been enjoying the music." Glassonbury this year was raising
Glassonbury rocks Maryport for charity
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 24 days ago
and everyone has been enjoying the music." Glassonbury this year was raising money for the Henderson Suite at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. James said: "We will not know how much we raised until later in the week. It might... Read more
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