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West Cumberland Times & Star
Thug attacked woman with a glass in Cumbrian townhas been jailed. Dean Donnelly, 27, struck Samantha Fee on the head with a gla
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted an hour ago
has been jailed. Dean Donnelly, 27, struck Samantha Fee on the head with a glass which smashed during an assault at her Workington home on May 20. As blood poured from a wound, Miss Fee tried to flee - but was punched several times by Donnelly,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Pupils get a look at future Moorside siteand its impact on the local area and community. Students from Whitehaven Acade
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
and its impact on the local area and community. Students from Whitehaven Academy and St Joseph’s Catholic School in Workington also attended to Moorside cycle tours during July. Peter Jewell, head of design and technology at Millom School... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Family pub plans given green lightPlans for a new riverside pub in Workington have been given the go-ahead. Mars
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 hours ago
Plans for a new riverside pub in Workington have been given the go-ahead. Marston’s wants to build a family pub with a 150-seat restaurant beside the River Derwent, next to Tesco. Allerdale council's development panel voted unanimously in favour of... Read more
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The News and Star
Family pub plans given green lightPlans for a new riverside pub in Workington have been given the go-ahead. Mars
The News and Star / Posted 17 hours ago
Plans for a new riverside pub in Workington have been given the go-ahead. Marston’s wants to build a family pub with a 150-seat restaurant beside the River Derwent, next to Tesco. Allerdale council's development panel voted unanimously in favour of... Read more
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The News and Star
Firefighters called to derelict Cumbria factory sitea fire in a derelict building. Old paperwork in a cellar room had been set ali
The News and Star / Posted 17 hours ago
a fire in a derelict building. Old paperwork in a cellar room had been set alight. The fire crews - from Whitehaven and Workington - spent more than three hours putting out the blaze and making sure that nobody was inside the building. A... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Two West Cumbrian businesses caught employing illegal immigrantshave been caught employing illegal immigrants. Immigration enforcement officer
Whitehaven News / Posted 17 hours ago
have been caught employing illegal immigrants. Immigration enforcement officers visited Hollywood Nails, on Pow Street, Workington and New Hong Kong Chinese takeaway, on Market Place, Whitehaven, on Thursday. The nail salon was temporarily... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Firefighters called to derelict Cumbria factory sitea fire in a derelict building. Old paperwork in a cellar room had been set ali
Whitehaven News / Posted 17 hours ago
a fire in a derelict building. Old paperwork in a cellar room had been set alight. The fire crews - from Whitehaven and Workington - spent more than three hours putting out the blaze and making sure that nobody was inside the building. A... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Two West Cumbrian businesses caught employing illegal immigrantshave been caught employing illegal immigrants. Immigration enforcement officer
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 17 hours ago
have been caught employing illegal immigrants. Immigration enforcement officers visited Hollywood Nails, on Pow Street, Workington and New Hong Kong Chinese takeaway, on Market Place, Whitehaven, on Thursday. The nail salon was temporarily... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Firefighters called to derelict Cumbria factory sitea fire in a derelict building. Old paperwork in a cellar room had been set ali
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 17 hours ago
a fire in a derelict building. Old paperwork in a cellar room had been set alight. The fire crews - from Whitehaven and Workington - spent more than three hours putting out the blaze and making sure that nobody was inside the building. A... Read more
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The News and Star
Two West Cumbrian businesses caught employing illegal immigrantshave been caught employing illegal immigrants. Immigration enforcement officer
The News and Star / Posted 18 hours ago
have been caught employing illegal immigrants. Immigration enforcement officers visited Hollywood Nails, on Pow Street, Workington and New Hong Kong Chinese takeaway, on Market Place, Whitehaven, on Thursday. The nail salon was temporarily... Read more
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The News and Star
Thug attacked woman with a glass in Cumbrian townhas been jailed. Dean Donnelly, 27, struck Samantha Fee on the head with a gla
The News and Star / Posted 18 hours ago
has been jailed. Dean Donnelly, 27, struck Samantha Fee on the head with a glass which smashed during an assault at her Workington home on May 20. As blood poured from a wound, Miss Fee tried to flee - but was punched several times by Donnelly,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Festival buzz builds ahead of this weekend's Solfestgreat for them spending time making this artwork as a group." The project star
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 18 hours ago
great for them spending time making this artwork as a group." The project started by decorating Soundwave's new base in Workington earlier this month and Ian said he's hoping to attract new members to join the project too. Solfest's line-up is... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Reds sweat on fitness of key striker Scott Allison ahead of home clashWorkington Reds are sweating on the fitness of key striker Scott Allison ahead
The News and Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Workington Reds are sweating on the fitness of key striker Scott Allison ahead of tonight's clash with league newcomers Witton Albion. Allison picked up a knock in the 2-0 defeat at Nantwich over the weekend and is a doubt as Reds return to Borough... Read more
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The News and Star
Festival buzz builds ahead of this weekend's Solfestgreat for them spending time making this artwork as a group." The project star
The News and Star / Posted 19 hours ago
great for them spending time making this artwork as a group." The project started by decorating Soundwave's new base in Workington earlier this month and Ian said he's hoping to attract new members to join the project too. Solfest's line-up is... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Dressed to impress for charity bed pushDressed as characters from 101 Dalmations, staff from a Workington care firm we
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 21 hours ago
Dressed as characters from 101 Dalmations, staff from a Workington care firm went over and above to support their elderly clients. Bellcare staff dressed for the bed push The team from Bellcare were taking part in their 'big bed push', on Saturday,... Read more
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The News and Star
Dressed to impress for charity bed pushDressed as characters from 101 Dalmations, staff from a Workington care firm we
The News and Star / Posted 23 hours ago
Dressed as characters from 101 Dalmations, staff from a Workington care firm went over and above to support their elderly clients. The team from Bellcare were taking part in their 'big bed push', on Saturday, to raise funds to throw a Christmas... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
No let-up for Barrow Raiders despite rest weektraining sessions during the week, and head coach Crarey wants to make sure Bar
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
training sessions during the week, and head coach Crarey wants to make sure Barrow are at their best when Cumbrian rivals Workington Town visit Craven Park a week on Sunday. “We need to be on it,” said Crarey. “Workington will come with a big... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
TV crime series based on J.K. Rowling's Strike novels starts this weekend - with Barrow scenes to be shown early next yearGreat Expectations, was seen driving an old faded Land Rover in scenes. Sheila
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
Great Expectations, was seen driving an old faded Land Rover in scenes. Sheila Littletown, of Barrow, and Kate Wallace, of Workington, went along to Ferry Road to watch filming and they meet Tom Burke, who starred in the BBC’s epic drama War And... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
VIDEO: Flying high at West Cumbrian kite festivalweekend. Children and adults alike joined in the fun at Harrington Marina's fi
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
weekend. Children and adults alike joined in the fun at Harrington Marina's first kite festival. The event, organised by Workington Town Council, featured professional kite displays by SmileFactor10, a fun fair and face painting. Flying animals... Read more
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The News and Star
VIDEO: Flying high at West Cumbrian kite festivalweekend. Children and adults alike joined in the fun at Harrington Marina's fi
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
weekend. Children and adults alike joined in the fun at Harrington Marina's first kite festival. The event, organised by Workington Town Council, featured professional kite displays by SmileFactor10, a fun fair and face painting. Flying animals... Read more
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The News and Star
Man charged after fatal crashcharged with causing death by dangerous driving 10 months after a fatal crash.
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
charged with causing death by dangerous driving 10 months after a fatal crash. Stephen Farragher, 47, of Thirlmere Avenue, Workington, faces charges of causing the death of Audrey Tunstall, of Cape Road, Seaton, by dangerous driving. He is also... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Reds sweat on fitness of key striker Allison ahead of home clashWorkington Reds are sweating on the fitness of key striker Scott Allison ahead
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Workington Reds are sweating on the fitness of key striker Scott Allison ahead of tomorrow night's clash with league newcomers Witton Albion. Allison picked up a knock in the 2-0 defeat at Nantwich over the weekend and is a doubt as Reds return to... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Town prop signs new two-year deal to keep him at Derwent ParkBlockbusting forward Stevie Scholey will prop up the Workington Town pack for t
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Blockbusting forward Stevie Scholey will prop up the Workington Town pack for the next two years after signing a new deal. Scholey, who has been one of Town's star performers this term, has committed his future to the Derwent Park club until the end... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Reds go on the road in FA Cup qualifierWorkington Reds will be on the road in the Emirates FA Cup first round qualifyi
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Workington Reds will be on the road in the Emirates FA Cup first round qualifying. Reds have been drawn away to the winners of Scarborough Athletic v Marske United, with the tie to be played on Saturday, September 2. Scarborough and Marske met at... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Trainee GPs urged to come to Cumbriathe evenings which I have spent exploring the coastal paths, fells, lakes and p
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
the evenings which I have spent exploring the coastal paths, fells, lakes and pubs," she said. “The accommodation in Workington was a great base to help me move to Cumbria and explore. It would be very difficult to come for a short time... Read more
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The News and Star
Last year's champions held to a draw in Workington Sunday league openerLast year's Workington Sunday League champions Northside were held to a draw in
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Last year's Workington Sunday League champions Northside were held to a draw in this season's opening fixture. Hosting Pack Horse, formerly Yankees, Northside picked up three goals but also conceded three in a closely contested encounter. Two goals... Read more
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The News and Star
Man charged after fatal crash in West Cumbriadeath by dangerous driving 10 months after a fatal crash in West Cumbria. Step
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
death by dangerous driving 10 months after a fatal crash in West Cumbria. Stephen Farragher, 47, of Thirlmere Avenue, Workington, faces charges of causing the death of Audrey Tunstall, of Cape Road, Seaton, by dangerous driving. He is also... Read more
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The News and Star
Trainee GPs urged to come to Cumbriathe evenings which I have spent exploring the coastal paths, fells, lakes and p
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
the evenings which I have spent exploring the coastal paths, fells, lakes and pubs," she said. “The accommodation in Workington was a great base to help me move to Cumbria and explore. It would be very difficult to come for a short time... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Man charged after fatal crash in West Cumbriadeath by dangerous driving 10 months after a fatal crash in West Cumbria. Step
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
death by dangerous driving 10 months after a fatal crash in West Cumbria. Stephen Farragher, 47, of Thirlmere Avenue, Workington, faces charges of causing the death of Audrey Tunstall, of Cape Road, Seaton, by dangerous driving. He is also... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Trainee GPs urged to come to Cumbriathe evenings which I have spent exploring the coastal paths, fells, lakes and p
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
the evenings which I have spent exploring the coastal paths, fells, lakes and pubs," she said. “The accommodation in Workington was a great base to help me move to Cumbria and explore. It would be very difficult to come for a short time... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man charged after fatal crash in West Cumbriadeath by dangerous driving 10 months after a fatal crash in West Cumbria. Step
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
death by dangerous driving 10 months after a fatal crash in West Cumbria. Stephen Farragher, 47, of Thirlmere Avenue, Workington, faces charges of causing the death of Audrey Tunstall, of Cape Road, Seaton, by dangerous driving. He is also... Read more
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The News and Star
Robbery duo appear in courtBonner, 26, who are both of no fixed address, denied carrying out the robbery n
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Bonner, 26, who are both of no fixed address, denied carrying out the robbery near to the town's St Michael's Church in Workington on July 19. The alleged victim was Jamie Davies. Woolf also pleaded not guilty to intentionally wounding Dennis... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Robbery duo appear in courtBonner, 26, who are both of no fixed address, denied carrying out the robbery n
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
Bonner, 26, who are both of no fixed address, denied carrying out the robbery near to the town's St Michael's Church in Workington on July 19. The alleged victim was Jamie Davies. Woolf also pleaded not guilty to intentionally wounding Dennis... Read more
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The News and Star
Reds suffer second defeat on the road and add Wilson to injury listWorkington Reds suffered a second successive 2-0 defeat on the road and saw ano
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Workington Reds suffered a second successive 2-0 defeat on the road and saw another player join a worrying injury list. The setback at Nantwich Town was compounded by an ankle injury to Rob Wilson, who joins Nathan Waterston, Gari Rowntree and James... Read more
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The News and Star
Slow-starters Workington Reds stunned by Nantwich doublePerpetual slow-starters Workington put their supporters through another frustra
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Perpetual slow-starters Workington put their supporters through another frustrating 90 minutes after suffering back-to-back defeats on their travels. And, just like at Marine five days earlier, Reds were the architects of their own downfall with... Read more
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The News and Star
Cook on verge of speedway stardomCraig Cook is on the verge of becoming a Grand Prix speedway star. While Worki
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Craig Cook is on the verge of becoming a Grand Prix speedway star. While Workington Comets struggled again without their talisman on Saturday night, Cook started slowly but finished fourth in the GP Challenge meeting at Togliatti, Russia. He... Read more
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The News and Star
Play-off hopes all but over for Workington Comets after Witches strikeWorkington Comets were humbled at home by Ipswich as their hopes of a serious p
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Workington Comets were humbled at home by Ipswich as their hopes of a serious play-offs push were dealt a devastating blow by the high-flying Witches. Danny King fired a warning shot with a win ahead of guest Josh Grajczonek and Mason Campton in the... Read more
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The News and Star
Defence was key to victory says delighted Workington Town bossWorkington Town boss Dave Clark praised his side's defence which he believes ha
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Workington Town boss Dave Clark praised his side's defence which he believes has kept them alive in the race for the League 1 play-offs. Town beat Doncaster 22-21 at Derwent Park in an action packed game and Clark says it is now up to them to keep... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Town clinch vital win over Doncaster in heart-stopping finaleWorkington Town 22, Doncaster 21 After a heart-stopping final minute, Workingt
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Workington Town 22, Doncaster 21 After a heart-stopping final minute, Workington Town clinched a vital win over Doncaster in the race for the League 1 play-offs. It was a close game throughout but when Doncaster scored a converted try with two... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Workington Comets 39 Ipswich Witches 51 report - Rory Schlein stars in great away win Rory Schlein led the Witches to a win at Workington. Picture: STEVE WALLER C
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
Rory Schlein led the Witches to a win at Workington. Picture: STEVE WALLER ChampionshipWorkington Comets 39Ipswich Witches 51The Ipswich Witches stormed to a... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ipswich Witches boss Ritchie Hawkins delighted by win at Workington Witches team manager Ritchie Hawkins and skipper Danny King. Picture: STEVE W
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
Witches team manager Ritchie Hawkins and skipper Danny King. Picture: STEVE WALLER Witches team manager Ritchie Hawkins praised his side’s team spirit after they beat Workington... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
RAIDERS REVIEW: The strange relief of a Barrow winthey were narrowly beaten at Cougar Park by the improving Keighley, and then la
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
they were narrowly beaten at Cougar Park by the improving Keighley, and then last week overcame a stiff challenge from Workington Town in front of an encouraging 1,112 spectators to maintain fourth place. This will probably be our toughest... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Sporty football fundraiser held for charityat Whitehaven Amateur Football Club was held in aid of Crohn's & Colitis UK. A
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
at Whitehaven Amateur Football Club was held in aid of Crohn's & Colitis UK. A group of students from the Whitehaven and Workington academies and Netherhall School in Maryport, organised the event as part of their national citizen... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Hulme warns opponents to never count Barrow Raiders outthe head coach making judicious use of the dual-registration and loan systems t
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the head coach making judicious use of the dual-registration and loan systems to bolster the squad. A 28-18 win at home to Workington Town last Sunday saw York strengthen their claims for a play-off place and proved the perfect way for them to... Read more
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The News and Star
Hambley has made a berth at Workington Town his own says boss ClarkTry-scoring machine Joe Hambley has made a berth in the Workington Town three-q
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Try-scoring machine Joe Hambley has made a berth in the Workington Town three-quarter line his own this season says coach Dave Clark. Hambley has racked up 17 touchdowns so far in League 1 this term, sitting fifth in the leading try scorer... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
West coastal trains delayed after problem near railwayand cancellations. Its journey update website said: "The Carlisle to Barrow-In
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
and cancellations. Its journey update website said: "The Carlisle to Barrow-In-Furness due 7.10pm will be started from Workington. "It will no longer call at Carlisle, Dalston, Wigton, Aspatria, Maryport and Flimby. "This is due to a problem... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
West coastal trains delayed after problem near railwayand cancellations. Its journey update website said: "The Carlisle to Barrow-In
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
and cancellations. Its journey update website said: "The Carlisle to Barrow-In-Furness due 7.10pm will be started from Workington. "It will no longer call at Carlisle, Dalston, Wigton, Aspatria, Maryport and Flimby. "This is due to a problem... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cresswell ready to fire on Barrow Raiders comebackCox and Hull FC prop Ross Osborne, made a big impact on their respective bows f
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Cox and Hull FC prop Ross Osborne, made a big impact on their respective bows for York during their 28-18 victory against Workington Town last Sunday. Crarey admits to being somewhat in the dark about the latest additions to York's squad,... Read more
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The News and Star
VIDEO: Goose spotted in Workington...off for a pintA goose was filmed walking in the centre of Workington. The video, posted on F
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
A goose was filmed walking in the centre of Workington. The video, posted on Facebook page Workington Rants - News & Views, shows the bird walking up Gray Street, by the side of the Henry Bessemer, caught by people sitting in a parked car. It is... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Reds tipped for the top by rivals NantwichWorkington Reds will be real promotion contenders this season according to Satu
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Workington Reds will be real promotion contenders this season according to Saturday's opponents Nantwich Town. The two sides are set to clash in the Northern Premier League at the Weaver Stadium, ko 3pm. And the club's head of media Tim Crighton... Read more
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