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North-West Evening Mail
Shake-up planned for Bay health servicesit easier for patients, whether that's stopping people from Barrow having to tr
Shake-up planned for Bay health services
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
it easier for patients, whether that's stopping people from Barrow having to travel two hours up to Carlisle or people from Workington and Whitehaven having to go to Kendal. "We have two hospital trusts in Cumbria, University Hospitals of Morecambe... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
The traditions at the heart of rural life alive and well at the North Lonsdale Showseriously ill children as well as their families to the show to provide some qu
The traditions at the heart of rural life alive and well at the North Lonsdale Show
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
seriously ill children as well as their families to the show to provide some quality time for them. Helen Johnson, 38, of Workington, came with her daughter Emily, six, who suffers from leukaemia. She said: "We'd be lost without the charity,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Three cottage hospitals earmarked to lose bedsThree cottage hospitals are set to lose ALL their beds - with the total number
Three cottage hospitals earmarked to lose beds
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 13 hours ago
Three cottage hospitals are set to lose ALL their beds - with the total number across north Cumbria dropping by 33. Workington MP Sue Hayman with Bill Barnes We have seen figures which show Maryport, Wigton and Alston will be the biggest losers, as... Read more
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The News and Star
Three cottage hospitals earmarked to lose bedsremaining hospitals would likely secure a few extra beds, with 16-bedded wards
Three cottage hospitals earmarked to lose beds
The News and Star / Posted 14 hours ago
remaining hospitals would likely secure a few extra beds, with 16-bedded wards planned for Brampton, Cockermouth, Keswick, Workington and Whitehaven's Copeland Unit. It is understood that this is the preferred option being considered by the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Ellerbeck Lane homes plans on holdPlans for four new homes off Ellerbeck Lane in Workington have been put on hold
Ellerbeck Lane homes plans on hold
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 hours ago
Plans for four new homes off Ellerbeck Lane in Workington have been put on hold. At a meeting of Allerdale’s development panel yesterday, councillors said they want to visit the site to understand its relationship to neighbouring properties and... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Workington return for RoughyedsOLDHAM RL will embark on an immediate revenge mission after being drawn to face
Workington return for Roughyeds
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
OLDHAM RL will embark on an immediate revenge mission after being drawn to face Workington at home first-up in the Championship Shield. Scott Naylor's side – beaten 32-20 by the Cumbrians on Sunday at Bower Fold – will do battle once again with... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Workington Bridge closedWorkington Bridge was closed for an hour-and-a-half last night as a 33-year-old
Workington Bridge closed
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 17 hours ago
Workington Bridge was closed for an hour-and-a-half last night as a 33-year-old man threatened to jump off it. Police were called at 6pm at the bridge, also known as Calva Bridge, after concerns were raised for the welfare of a town man who was... Read more
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The News and Star
Not-for-profit business lender notches up almost £10m in loansFour and Twenty, gift retailer Ashbridge & Brown in Carlisle, Cafe Merinda in K
Not-for-profit business lender notches up almost £10m in loans
The News and Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Four and Twenty, gift retailer Ashbridge & Brown in Carlisle, Cafe Merinda in Keswick, Xtreme Fitness at Lillyhall, Workington, and the Brewery House at Harrington. Mr Latus anticipates increasing demand for its loans. He added: “Businesses... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Macmillan Cancer Support's bus comes to Copelandspecialist, with Beryl, the Macmillan Mobile Information Bus. Macmillan Cancer
Macmillan Cancer Support's bus comes to Copeland
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
specialist, with Beryl, the Macmillan Mobile Information Bus. Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service is set to visit Workington, Whitehaven and Cleator Moor. On-board the bus will be a team of cancer information specialists who can answer... Read more
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The News and Star
Jail for offender whose crime spree spanned three townsbefore being found in possession of a knife at the town railway station. Then,
Jail for offender whose crime spree spanned three towns
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
before being found in possession of a knife at the town railway station. Then, in June, he committed another theft in Workington, where he was also found in possession of a glass hammer. He admitted seven offences and was sentenced at... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Apprentices help transform sports groundA team of Gen2 apprentices joined forces with Workington Zebras to transform th
Apprentices help transform sports ground
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
A team of Gen2 apprentices joined forces with Workington Zebras to transform the stand at the club's Ellis Sports Ground. Putting their feet up after a job well done. Gen2 apprentices have fitted seating at Ellis Ground Zebras have installed 400... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Maryport athlete to take part in Rio gamesas a way to get out of the house and get fit. He has became a familiar sight t
Maryport athlete to take part in Rio games
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
as a way to get out of the house and get fit. He has became a familiar sight to motorists on the A595 between Maryport and Workington as he powers along in his racing wheelchair. He added: "I still use that road. These days I have other routes,... Read more
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The News and Star
Man caught with almost £5,000 ill-gotten cashA MAN caught with almost £5,000 criminal cash in Workington has been jailed for
Man caught with almost £5,000 ill-gotten cash
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
A MAN caught with almost £5,000 criminal cash in Workington has been jailed for two years. Carlisle Crown Court heard police stopped a vehicle in the dead of night during July last year as it travelled the wrong way along a town centre street. One... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Chairman appointed to steer £800k Barrow town centre investment programme1984. Since then he has worked his way up to become store manager, having also
Chairman appointed to steer £800k Barrow town centre investment programme
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
1984. Since then he has worked his way up to become store manager, having also run the operations in Kendal, Lancaster and Workington as well as commercial manager of the stores in Carlisle and Manchester. "I am the first person from Barrow to run... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Mural to cheer up NorthsideResidents on a Workington housing estate have stood up to vandals and bring pri
Mural to cheer up Northside
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
Residents on a Workington housing estate have stood up to vandals and bring pride back to the neighbourhood. Artist Di McGhee with volunteers painting the bus shelter at Northside, Workington The bus shelter on Trinity Drive in Northside had become... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Competition watchdog orders sale of 350-400 shops before Ladbrokes/Coral mergerthree betting shops in southern Scotland, two in Carlisle, 10 in Barrow and bra
Competition watchdog orders sale of 350-400 shops before Ladbrokes/Coral merger
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
three betting shops in southern Scotland, two in Carlisle, 10 in Barrow and branches at Dalton, Millom, Kendal, Ulverston, Workington, four in Whitehaven, Egremont, Cockermouth, Maryport, Bowness and Windermere. Coral said in a statement that the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Search for river woman scaled backdescription, and inquiries are ongoing. Three fire appliances took part in the
Search for river woman scaled back
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
description, and inquiries are ongoing. Three fire appliances took part in the search, with firefighters from Cockermouth, Workington and Whitehaven stations. They used swift water rescue equipment to search in the river itself, moving downstream... Read more
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The News and Star
Search for river woman scaled backdescription, and inquiries are ongoing. Three fire appliances took part in the
Search for river woman scaled back
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
description, and inquiries are ongoing. Three fire appliances took part in the search, with firefighters from Cockermouth, Workington and Whitehaven stations. They used swift water rescue equipment to search in the river itself, moving downstream... Read more
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The News and Star
Major search launched after woman falls in riverthis is currently helping police with their enquiries." The incident is believ
Major search launched after woman falls in river
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
this is currently helping police with their enquiries." The incident is believed to have happened at around 11.30pm last night. He added the search was being moved will be moving down the river in the direction of Workington looking for the w... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Major search launched after woman falls in riverthis is currently helping police with their enquiries." The incident is believ
Major search launched after woman falls in river
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
this is currently helping police with their enquiries." The incident is believed to have happened at around 11.30pm last night. He added the search was being moved will be moving down the river in the direction of Workington looking for the w... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man in court after fight leaves victim with 'life-threatening' injuriesA Workington man appeared in court after allegedly leaving another man with lif
Man in court after fight leaves victim with 'life-threatening' injuries
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
A Workington man appeared in court after allegedly leaving another man with life-threatening injuries. Daniel Dryden, 30, of West Ghyll Place, appeared in front of magistrates in Workington yesterday. He spoke only to confirm his name and did not... Read more
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HITC Sport
Ex-Premier League striker says he'd have joined Leeds in a heartbeatwith Neil Lennon - has represented no fewer than 12 English clubs since beginni
Ex-Premier League striker says he'd have joined Leeds in a heartbeat
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
with Neil Lennon - has represented no fewer than 12 English clubs since beginning his senior career at Cumbria-based Workington in 1999. Seven of those are currently in the Championship but he has never represented Leeds, whom his father... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Minstermen net keeper to Bolton Wanderers at Bootham Crescent. Born in Greater Manchester, Simpson i
Minstermen net keeper
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
to Bolton Wanderers at Bootham Crescent. Born in Greater Manchester, Simpson includes previous spells at Oldham Athletic, Workington and Accrington Stanley, in addition to a loan stay with champions Leicester City, and was released by Premier... Read more
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The News and Star
Joe comes through with no worriesWorkington Reds midfielder Joe McGee made a welcome return to action in Saturda
Joe comes through with no worries
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Workington Reds midfielder Joe McGee made a welcome return to action in Saturday's friendly with West Auckland Town. McGee came on off the bench in the second half of the 1-1 draw at Borough Park. He was delighted to be back on the field after... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Council's £300,000 floods billat command centres managing the situation, delivered flood sacks and manned rec
Council's £300,000 floods bill
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
at command centres managing the situation, delivered flood sacks and manned reception centres in Keswick, Cockermouth and Workington. Once the initial emergency phase of work had passed, council staff and contractors worked around the clock to... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Furness CC's title hopes suffer major blow with defeat at leaders Workingtonthe North Lancs And Cumbria League championship crown are hanging by a thread f
Furness CC's title hopes suffer major blow with defeat at leaders Workington
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
the North Lancs And Cumbria League championship crown are hanging by a thread following a comprehensive defeat at leaders Workington, writes COLIN BICKERSTAFFE. The West Cumbrians completed a league double over Scott Pearcey’s side to open up a... Read more
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The News and Star
Community rallied for Reds annual open dayCommunity spirit was well and truly alive in Workington, when the town's footba
Community rallied for Reds annual open day
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Community spirit was well and truly alive in Workington, when the town's football club kicked off a fun-filled open day. Despite rain during yesterday afternoon, the stadium was filled with families as the club hosted a disability football... Read more
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The News and Star
Judge avoids jailing extreme porn manoffences were said to have come to light when police received information that
Judge avoids jailing extreme porn man
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
offences were said to have come to light when police received information that illegal material was being accessed from his Workington home. Computer equipment was seized in October last year and then analysed. "The first of the five charges, to... Read more
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The News and Star
Council's £300,000 floods billat command centres managing the situation, delivered flood sacks and manned rec
Council's £300,000 floods bill
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
at command centres managing the situation, delivered flood sacks and manned reception centres in Keswick, Cockermouth and Workington. Once the initial emergency phase of work had passed, council staff and contractors worked around the clock to... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
John to hold charity nightA WORKINGTON man will hold a fundraising night for a cause close to his heart o
John to hold charity night
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
A WORKINGTON man will hold a fundraising night for a cause close to his heart on Saturday. John Hastings, 43, of Mossbay Road, is raising money for Cancer Research UK and has raised almost £6,500 for the charity since 2008. John lost his sister... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Home woe for RoughyedsOldham RL 30, Workington Town 32 OLDHAM RL crossed five times - but finished u
Home woe for Roughyeds
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Oldham RL 30, Workington Town 32 OLDHAM RL crossed five times - but finished up on the wrong end of a narrow defeat at home to Kingstone Press Championship basement boys Workington Town at Bower Fold. Trailing by eight points at the break, Scott... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Train from Spain now being restoredtrials at Ravenglass (credit: Will Sands) The historic locomotive's wheels hav
Train from Spain now being restored
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
trials at Ravenglass (credit: Will Sands) The historic locomotive's wheels have undergone non-destructive testing in Workington, which they passed, and work has started on washout plugs and bosses on the boiler. The locomotive was moved more... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
REMEMBER WHEN: Barrow and Rochdale battled for promotionand Barrow were already champions of Division Two. But it was no end-of-season
REMEMBER WHEN: Barrow and Rochdale battled for promotion
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
and Barrow were already champions of Division Two. But it was no end-of-season picnic with Rochdale needing a win to pip Workington Town for second place and Barrow smarting from a heavy defeat at Hull the previous week. Barrow, with their pack... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
York could turn to keeperweekend 2-0 friendly defeat to Bolton Wanderers at Bootham Crescent. Born in G
York could turn to keeper
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 4 days ago
weekend 2-0 friendly defeat to Bolton Wanderers at Bootham Crescent. Born in Greater Manchester, Simpson includes previous spells at Oldham Athletic, Workington and Accrington Stanley, in addition to a loan stay with champions Leic... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Roughyeds signing swooploan and extended the loans of Leigh hooker Lewis Foster and Castleford centre
Roughyeds signing swoop
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
loan and extended the loans of Leigh hooker Lewis Foster and Castleford centre Kieran Gill to the end of the season. Turner and Mendeika won't play against Workington Town at Bower Fold on Sunday (3pm kick off), but Foster and Gill are in the sq... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Police chief's warning to Merseyside drug couriersM6 and rail networks to transport illicit cargo onto Scottish contacts. Expend
Police chief's warning to Merseyside drug couriers
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
M6 and rail networks to transport illicit cargo onto Scottish contacts. Expendable footmen are often sent to town’s like Workington and Barrow to break into communities and build up networks of customers. Read More And just over a week ago the... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Featherstone Rovers Newsmoved level on points with fifth-placed Bradford Bulls with Sunday’s 44-22 win
Featherstone Rovers News
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 4 days ago
moved level on points with fifth-placed Bradford Bulls with Sunday’s 44-22 win against the Championship’s bottom team Workington Town at Big Fellas Stadium.Featherstone FEATHERSTONE Rovers’ top-four hopes are in tatters after they suffered an... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Why do you love your town?designs or to promote events. A competition, organised by Allerdale council, w
Why do you love your town?
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
designs or to promote events. A competition, organised by Allerdale council, was held to create similar banners promoting Workington. The 15 winning designs included town landmarks like Workington Hall, Navvies Bridge, the Hub and the town clock... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
A taste of the world in WorkingtonBavarian sausages, Filipino noodles and paella were all among the sights and sm
A taste of the world in Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
Bavarian sausages, Filipino noodles and paella were all among the sights and smells as Workington International Festival got under way yesterday. The event, which runs until Sunday, has been organised by Allerdale council and Geraud Markets who runs... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
RUFC - Millers Bring In Vaulksthe Youth ranks with his local side Tranmere and although he didn't get to play
RUFC - Millers Bring In Vaulks
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 5 days ago
the Youth ranks with his local side Tranmere and although he didn't get to play for Rovers he did have a loan spell at Workington. February 2013 saw the now twenty-two year old move North of the Border to Falkirk where he went on to play over... Read more
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The News and Star
Festival under way in WorkingtonBavarian sausages, Filipino noodles and paella were all among the sights and sm
Festival under way in Workington
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
Bavarian sausages, Filipino noodles and paella were all among the sights and smells as Workington International Festival got under way. The event, which began yesterday and runs until Sunday, has been organised by Allerdale Council and Geraud... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Andrew gears up for 100-mile rideBenedict’s School in Whitehaven, hopes to beat last year’s total this year. Ja
Andrew gears up for 100-mile ride
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
Benedict’s School in Whitehaven, hopes to beat last year’s total this year. James Reid, who works for the Cumberland FA in Workington, is also entering the ride. He is taking part along with Andrew Hurley, his son Andrew Junior and Don Haslett who... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Allerdale council employee sentenced for attackworker has been sentenced for attacking and threatening a man. Jonothon James
Allerdale council employee sentenced for attack
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
worker has been sentenced for attacking and threatening a man. Jonothon James Laycock, 39, of Jackson Road, Salterbeck, Workington, who is the council’s scrutiny co-ordinator, appeared before Carlisle Crown Court on Friday. He admitted... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Young people add their voice to hospital campaignhave backed the campaign and encouraged pupils and students to write in. Those
Young people add their voice to hospital campaign
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
have backed the campaign and encouraged pupils and students to write in. Those schools include Netherhall, St Joseph’s, Workington, the Energy Coast University Technical College and all the primary feeder schools in Maryport and surrounding... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Town poised for £19 million investment and jobs boostWorkington is in line for a jobs boost, thanks to millions of pounds of new bus
Town poised for £19 million investment and jobs boost
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
Workington is in line for a jobs boost, thanks to millions of pounds of new business and possible investment. Leading UK safety products company Arco is set to open a distribution centre at Lillyhall after winning an £11 million contract to provide... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Jordan’s 100 per cent recordto school. It’s a good way to end. I’ve set myself the target of not missing a
Jordan’s 100 per cent record
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
to school. It’s a good way to end. I’ve set myself the target of not missing a day of secondary school.” Jordan will join Workington Academy in September. He lives in Bowness Court, Workington, with mum Stacey, 32, stepfather Russell, 39, and... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Town poised for £18 million investment and jobs boostWorkington is in line for a jobs boost, thanks to millions of pounds of new bus
Town poised for £18 million investment and jobs boost
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
Workington is in line for a jobs boost, thanks to millions of pounds of new business and possible investment. Leading UK safety products company Arco is set to open a distribution centre at Lillyhall after winning an £11 million contract to provide... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Cash bid to give 'unprecedented boost' to regionbid to the government's Growth Deal that includes cash for major business, road
Cash bid to give 'unprecedented boost' to region
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
bid to the government's Growth Deal that includes cash for major business, road, rail and housing projects in Whitehaven, Workington and Lillyhall. Mike Starkie, Copeland's mayor, said: "We are working hard towards a major regeneration of... Read more
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The News and Star
Coward in for TownKris Coward has returned to the Workington Town ranks ahead of Sunday's Champio
Coward in for Town
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
Kris Coward has returned to the Workington Town ranks ahead of Sunday's Championship trip to Oldham. Coward takes the squad back up to 21 for coach Phil Veivers to select his side for the final league match before the start of the Super Eights. The... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Sixth formers join clean up effortA team of sixth formers swapped their books for gardening gloves in a Himalayan
Sixth formers join clean up effort
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
A team of sixth formers swapped their books for gardening gloves in a Himalayan Balsam Bash. The students from Workington Academy helped to clear the weeds around Mill Field, near Hall Park View in Workington. Himalayan balsam is the largest annual... Read more
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