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Panthers mauled as Witches keep play-off hopes firmly aliveCameron Heeps Picture: Steve Waller www.stephenwaller.com Ipswich Witches 61 P
Panthers mauled as Witches keep play-off hopes firmly alive
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Cameron Heeps Picture: Steve Waller www.stephenwaller.com Ipswich Witches 61 Peterborough Panthers 29 To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in. Ipswich Witches... Read more
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The News and Star
'Lowest of the low' accusation after thieves steal from Bill Barker's graveLast updated at 12:15, Thursday, 27 August 2015 The widow of floods hero polic
'Lowest of the low' accusation after thieves steal from Bill Barker's grave
The News and Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Last updated at 12:15, Thursday, 27 August 2015 The widow of floods hero policeman Bill Barker says thieves who targeted his gravestone “knew exactly” whose resting place they were stealing from. Hazel Barker said the headstone features a picture... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
HomeCHARITY CHEQUE: Times & Star reporter Daniel Baker hands over a cheque for £300
Home
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 20 hours ago
CHARITY CHEQUE: Times & Star reporter Daniel Baker hands over a cheque for £300 from the Times & Star Charitable Trust to Workington Town Band secretary Karen Hailes, with band member Jayne Thomas and chairman John Thomas; Wednesday 26th August 2015:... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Band gets cash boost to the tune of £300Workington Town Band can continue its revival after receiving a cash boost from
Band gets cash boost to the tune of £300
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 20 hours ago
Workington Town Band can continue its revival after receiving a cash boost from the Times & Star. CHARITY CHEQUE: Times & Star reporter Daniel Baker hands over a cheque for £300 from the Times & Star Charitable Trust to Workington Town Band... Read more
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The News and Star
'I was trying to restrain not imprison ex-girlfriend', Carlisle court toldPublished at 10:30, Thursday, 27 August 2015 A man has told a jury that he did
'I was trying to restrain not imprison ex-girlfriend', Carlisle court told
The News and Star / Posted 21 hours ago
Published at 10:30, Thursday, 27 August 2015 A man has told a jury that he did not imprison a former girlfriend during a highly-charged incident between the pair. Andrew Key, 27, is on trial at Carlisle Crown Court having pleaded not guilty to two... Read more
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The News and Star
We owed bosses that win says Workington Reds wingerLast updated at 09:49, Thursday, 27 August 2015 Workington Reds goal hero Cono
We owed bosses that win says Workington Reds winger
The News and Star / Posted 22 hours ago
Last updated at 09:49, Thursday, 27 August 2015 Workington Reds goal hero Conor Tinnion said the players felt they owed the management team after his double sealed his side’s first three points of the season. The skilful winger, who scored a... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Thieves target hero PC Bill’s graveTHE grave of hero police officer Bill Barker has been targeted by thieves. A d
Thieves target hero PC Bill’s grave
Whitehaven News / Posted 22 hours ago
THE grave of hero police officer Bill Barker has been targeted by thieves. A decorative flower pot that was set into PC Barker’s headstone has been stolen in an act that has “devastated” his family. “This is the lowest of the low,” said wife Hazel.... Read more
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The News and Star
Widow's anguish as thieves target Pc Bill Barker's graveLast updated at 08:17, Thursday, 27 August 2015 The anguished widow of floods
Widow's anguish as thieves target Pc Bill Barker's grave
The News and Star / Posted 23 hours ago
Last updated at 08:17, Thursday, 27 August 2015 The anguished widow of floods policeman Bill Barker has told thieves who targeted his grave to hang their heads in shame. Hazel Barker said the theft of the decorative flower pot set into the grave at... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Workington couple celebrate diamond weddingA Workington couple have revealed how they are still very much in love as they
Workington couple celebrate diamond wedding
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
A Workington couple have revealed how they are still very much in love as they celebrate 60 years of marriage. DIAMOND YEARS: Workington couple Harry and Ruth Jones who are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary; Monday 24th August 2015: PAUL... Read more
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iol.co.za
Faith in Mugabe has all but evaporatedREUTERSZimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe delivers his State of the Nation addr
Faith in Mugabe has all but evaporated
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
REUTERSZimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe delivers his State of the Nation address to the country's Parliament in Harare, on August 25, 2015. Picture: Philimon Bulawayo Harare - Thirty-two-year-old Brighton Mutanga* believes his fate, and that of... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Bus drivers take to two wheels for charityA group of bus drivers will swap four wheels for two as part of a charity fund-
Bus drivers take to two wheels for charity
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
A group of bus drivers will swap four wheels for two as part of a charity fund-raiser. READY TO GO: Stagecoach bus drivers will take part in a 15-strong charity cycle ride from Whitehaven to Blackpool on Sunday. Picture: PAUL JOHNSON The 15-strong... Read more
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The News and Star
Statue of Workington Town legend to be unveiled at Wembley StadiumLast updated at 14:56, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Former Workington Town direct
Statue of Workington Town legend to be unveiled at Wembley Stadium
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Last updated at 14:56, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Former Workington Town director Dave Bowden has spoken of his pride ahead of the unveiling of a statue of club legend Gus Risman at Wembley Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Risman is one of five rugby... Read more
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The News and Star
partner ‘thought he had killed me’, Carlisle jury toldPublished at 14:00, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 A woman was allegedly imprisoned
partner ‘thought he had killed me’, Carlisle jury told
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Published at 14:00, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 A woman was allegedly imprisoned and assaulted by her former partner, a court has heard. Andrew Key, 27, is said to have kept Gina Higham locked inside his Workington home and then covered her mouth as... Read more
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The News and Star
Two arrested after man hurt in early morning street attackPublished at 12:45, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Two people have been arrested af
Two arrested after man hurt in early morning street attack
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Published at 12:45, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Two people have been arrested after a man was attacked in Workington town centre on Monday morning. The 19-year-old was on his way to work around 6am when he was thrown to the ground, punched and kicked... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Pair arrested after Oxford Street attackTwo people have been arrested after a man was attacked in Workington town centr
Pair arrested after Oxford Street attack
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
Two people have been arrested after a man was attacked in Workington town centre on Monday morning. The 19-year-old was in his way to work around 6am when he was thrown to the ground, punched and kicked in the area between Enterprise Rent-a-Car and... Read more
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The News and Star
Whitehaven's Calvert: We can win Championship ShieldLast updated at 10:58, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Whitehaven winger Craig Calve
Whitehaven's Calvert: We can win Championship Shield
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Last updated at 10:58, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Whitehaven winger Craig Calvert believes that his side could go on and win the Championship Shield if they can overhaul their rivals Workington Town in the table and finish in the final play-off... Read more
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The News and Star
Tinnion double earns Workington Reds first league winLast updated at 10:51, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Workington Reds 2 Darlington
Tinnion double earns Workington Reds first league win
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Last updated at 10:51, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Workington Reds 2 Darlington 1883 1: Conor Tinnion’s sensational strike was a goal worthy of winning any match – and it couldn’t have come at a sweeter time for Workington Reds. With six minutes left... Read more
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The News and Star
Hewson relief as Workington Reds gain first league victoryLast updated at 10:49, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Workington Reds hero Conor Ti
Hewson relief as Workington Reds gain first league victory
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Last updated at 10:49, Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Workington Reds hero Conor Tinnion sealed his side’s first three points of the season with a 25-yard wonder strike last night. The winger’s stunning effort on 84 minutes was a goal worthy of winning... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Colwyn Bay fightback earns valuable Salford City pointCOLWYN Bay bounced back from their weekend home defeat to earn a creditable 2-2
Colwyn Bay fightback earns valuable Salford City point
North Wales Pioneer / Posted yesterday
COLWYN Bay bounced back from their weekend home defeat to earn a creditable 2-2 draw at Evo-Stick Northern Premier Division favourites Salford City. The Seagulls responded well to going two goals behind after some stern words from manager Ash... Read more
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The News and Star
West House loses cafe contract at hospitalLast updated at 14:55, Tuesday, 25 August 2015 A group which provides opportun
West House loses cafe contract at hospital
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Last updated at 14:55, Tuesday, 25 August 2015 A group which provides opportunities for the disabled has lost the rights to run a cafe in a west Cumbrian hospital. Emily Short and Philip Hall at Cafe West, which is run by West House in Workington... Read more
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The News and Star
Veivers talking to Workington Town players about next seasonLast updated at 14:17, Tuesday, 25 August 2015 Workington Town head coach Phil
Veivers talking to Workington Town players about next season
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Last updated at 14:17, Tuesday, 25 August 2015 Workington Town head coach Phil Veivers says he hopes to speak to the remainder of his squad this week in preparation for the 2016 season. The Town boss told News & Star Sport that discussions with... Read more
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The News and Star
We're heading in the right direction says Workington Reds keeperLast updated at 14:34, Tuesday, 25 August 2015 Goalkeeper Alex Mitchell believ
We're heading in the right direction says Workington Reds keeper
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Last updated at 14:34, Tuesday, 25 August 2015 Goalkeeper Alex Mitchell believes Workington Reds are heading in the right direction as they go in search of their first three points of the season tonight. Reds have picked up two points from their... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Major sale of MAry Burkett's estateThese are some of the lots that will go under the hammer next week from the pri
Major sale of MAry Burkett's estate
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
These are some of the lots that will go under the hammer next week from the private art collection of Mary Burkett OBE. Miss Burkett, of Isel Hall, near Cockermouth, died in November aged 90. She was a renowned arts and charity patron and under the... Read more
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The News and Star
Fire crews tackle blaze which guts isolated farmhouseLast updated at 15:49, Monday, 24 August 2015 A team of 24 firefighters spent
Fire crews tackle blaze which guts isolated farmhouse
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Last updated at 15:49, Monday, 24 August 2015 A team of 24 firefighters spent several hours tackling a blaze which gutted an isolated farmhouse near Maryport. Fire crews from Workington, Maryport, and Aspatria, as well as an aerial ladder platform... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Meeting to be held on future of speedway in WorkingtonWorkington Comets have called a meeting to discuss the future of speedway in th
Meeting to be held on future of speedway in Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
Workington Comets have called a meeting to discuss the future of speedway in the town. Owner Laura Morgan, in a statement on the club's website, has invited supporters to attend an open forum meeting at the Waverley Hotel in Workington on Friday,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man attacked on Workington streetA man was attacked as he walked along a main road in Workington on Monday morni
Man attacked on Workington street
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
A man was attacked as he walked along a main road in Workington on Monday morning. The man was thrown to the ground, punched and kicked on Oxford Street around 6am. The attacker is described as white, in his mid 20s and of small build with short... Read more
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The News and Star
Thousands flock to Carlisle Airport for Stobart FestLast updated at 12:03, Monday, 24 August 2015 Truck drivers got the rock star
Thousands flock to Carlisle Airport for Stobart Fest
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Last updated at 12:03, Monday, 24 August 2015 Truck drivers got the rock star treatment as thousands of trucking fans celebrated all things Eddie Stobart. About 12,000 trucking enthusiasts parked up at Carlisle Lake District Airport to get up close... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Crunch meeting on future of speedway in WorkingtonWorkington Comets have called a meeting to discuss the future of speedway in th
Crunch meeting on future of speedway in Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
Workington Comets have called a meeting to discuss the future of speedway in the town. Owner Laura Morgan, in a statement on the club's website, has invited supporters to attend an open forum meeting at the Waverley Hotel in Workington on Friday,... Read more
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The News and Star
Selling cannabis was 'quick and easy money' teenage dealer told policeLast updated at 11:43, Monday, 24 August 2015 A teenage cannabis dealer has be
Selling cannabis was 'quick and easy money' teenage dealer told police
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Last updated at 11:43, Monday, 24 August 2015 A teenage cannabis dealer has been spared an immediate jail term – and warned by a judge about the lasting damage of drugs. Jack Bates, 19, initially found that selling the illegal substance offered... Read more
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The News and Star
Police hunt thug after 6am attack on town streetLast updated at 11:13, Monday, 24 August 2015 Police are hunting for a thug wh
Police hunt thug after 6am attack on town street
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Last updated at 11:13, Monday, 24 August 2015 Police are hunting for a thug who carried out an unprovoked attack at 6am in a town centre. It happened in Oxford Street, Workington,today as the victim was walking along the town's Oxford Street. He... Read more
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The News and Star
Coyle joy as Whitehaven fight back to beat DewsburyLast updated at 10:15, Monday, 24 August 2015 Whitehaven head coach James Coyl
Coyle joy as Whitehaven fight back to beat Dewsbury
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Last updated at 10:15, Monday, 24 August 2015 Whitehaven head coach James Coyle says he is delighted to have picked up two wins from three at the start of their Super 8s campaign after yesterday’s 42-30 win over Dewsbury Rams. Haven have taken four... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Award for training centre managerpic of centre manager Adrian Ross attached Adrian Ross, training centre manage
Award for training centre manager
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
pic of centre manager Adrian Ross attached Adrian Ross, training centre manager of PHX Training, has been named employee of the year at the firm's annual conference A WORKINGTON training centre manager is celebrating after being crowned employee of... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Reds' Hewson: We were unlucky not to get all three pointsLast updated at 08:57, Monday, 24 August 2015 Workington are still looking for
Workington Reds' Hewson: We were unlucky not to get all three points
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Last updated at 08:57, Monday, 24 August 2015 Workington are still looking for that elusive first win of the season but came close to doing so in oppressive conditions at Stourbridge. A 0-0 draw is always a good result on the road, particularly so... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Town lose first game in six; unveil new signingLast updated at 08:57, Monday, 24 August 2015 Workington Town slipped to their
Workington Town lose first game in six; unveil new signing
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Last updated at 08:57, Monday, 24 August 2015 Workington Town slipped to their first defeat in six games – but unveiled a new signing for the 2016 season. Declan Hulme, the 22-year-old centre/wing, who has spent time with both Town and Whitehaven... Read more
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The News and Star
Fire crews tackle blaze as it guts isolated farmhousePublished at 08:49, Monday, 24 August 2015 A team of 24 firefighters spent sev
Fire crews tackle blaze as it guts isolated farmhouse
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Published at 08:49, Monday, 24 August 2015 A team of 24 firefighters spent several hours tackling a blaze which gutted an isolated farmhouse near Maryport. Fire crews from Workington, Maryport, and Aspatria, as well as an aerial ladder platform... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
detailedstorypic of centre manager Adrian Ross attached Adrian Ross, training centre manage
detailedstory
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
pic of centre manager Adrian Ross attached Adrian Ross, training centre manager of PHX Training, has been named employee of the year at the firm's annual conference A WORKINGTON training centre manager is celebrating after being crowned employee of... Read more
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The News and Star
Cannabis charge teenager avoids jailPublished at 16:05, Sunday, 23 August 2015 A teenager who sold cannabis to fri
Cannabis charge teenager avoids jail
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Published at 16:05, Sunday, 23 August 2015 A teenager who sold cannabis to friends has narrowly avoided being sent to prison. Jack Bates, 19, found that selling the illegal substance initially offered "quick and easy money" as he sought to buy a... Read more
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The News and Star
Dad's plea after son badly hurt in bike accidentPublished at 13:34, Saturday, 22 August 2015 A Workington dad, whose son was f
Dad's plea after son badly hurt in bike accident
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
Published at 13:34, Saturday, 22 August 2015 A Workington dad, whose son was flown to hospital after falling off his bike near a playground, is appealing for a fence to be extended to prevent accidents. Andrew Partridge, eight, of Walls Road, was... Read more
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The News and Star
Drunken man kissed boy on town centre street, court toldLast updated at 09:00, Saturday, 22 August 2015 A teenager was subjected to a
Drunken man kissed boy on town centre street, court told
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
Last updated at 09:00, Saturday, 22 August 2015 A teenager was subjected to a “distressing and frightening” ordeal when he was kissed by a drunk man in a town centre. The boy, who was in his early teens, was approached by Antony Aiken in Workington... Read more
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The News and Star
Beating Featherstone would secure Workington Town's Championship statusLast updated at 11:51, Saturday, 22 August 2015 Workington Town head coach Phi
Beating Featherstone would secure Workington Town's Championship status
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
Last updated at 11:51, Saturday, 22 August 2015 Workington Town head coach Phil Veivers says there has been no focus on his side’s previous fixtures against this weekend’s opponents Featherstone Rovers ahead of their Championship Shield meeting... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Reds players aiming to put defeat behind them - SmithLast updated at 11:51, Saturday, 22 August 2015 The games are coming thick and
Workington Reds players aiming to put defeat behind them - Smith
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
Last updated at 11:51, Saturday, 22 August 2015 The games are coming thick and fast for Workington Reds and defender Sam Smith says the players can’t wait to put Tuesday’s loss behind them. Reds suffered a 2-0 defeat away at Skelmersdale on Tuesday... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Bank holiday fashion showEdison Lighthouse, a fashion show and assault course will liven up Workington t
Bank holiday fashion show
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
Edison Lighthouse, a fashion show and assault course will liven up Workington town centre next weekend. Local models will strut their stuff on the catwalk at the event, under the Hub, on Saturday August 29. Organisers Maryport Festivals Limited... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbrian girl, 5, gears up for third battle with leukaemiaLast updated at 11:13, Friday, 21 August 2015 A brave Workington family’s figh
Cumbrian girl, 5, gears up for third battle with leukaemia
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
Last updated at 11:13, Friday, 21 August 2015 A brave Workington family’s fight continues as their little girl battles leukaemia for the third time. Helen Johnson and Martyn Shutt with Emily and Alfie, who donated bone marrow to aid Emily in her... Read more
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The News and Star
Cocaine user given 'drugs or me' ultimatum by partner, court toldLast updated at 12:30, Friday, 21 August 2015 A cocaine user whose life spiral
Cocaine user given 'drugs or me' ultimatum by partner, court told
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
Last updated at 12:30, Friday, 21 August 2015 A cocaine user whose life spiralled out of control was told his drugs use had also almost wrecked the lives of his family. Alexander Reid Smith, 34, lost his job as a labourer and began to run up debts... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
"I've been training for this job all my life""I've been training for this job all my life," says Jason Ferris, a recovered d
"I've been training for this job all my life"
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
"I've been training for this job all my life," says Jason Ferris, a recovered drug addict with more than 30 years life experience of how deep that hole can be. Jason Ferris from Workington is heading up the new West Cumbrian branch of User Voice, a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cogra Moss plan due next monthA PUBLIC event is planned next month over plans for the future of Cogra Moss ne
Cogra Moss plan due next month
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
A PUBLIC event is planned next month over plans for the future of Cogra Moss near Lamplugh. United Utilities is considering draining the reservoir and returning it to its natural state as the dam is in need of work. Groups including Cockermouth... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
GCSE joy for pupilsThe final GCSE results day at a Workington school has been marred by missing gr
GCSE joy for pupils
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
The final GCSE results day at a Workington school has been marred by missing grades. Fifty nine pupils at Stainburn School and Science College were left without English literature grades after exam board AQA failed to return them. The exam board... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Neighbours to lodge complaint over Old Rectory plansA group of Workington residents will lodge a complaint with a council watchdog
Neighbours to lodge complaint over Old Rectory plans
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
A group of Workington residents will lodge a complaint with a council watchdog over plans to turn the Old Rectory into accommodation for vulnerable people. On Tuesday, Allerdale council's development panel approved the Croftlands Trust scheme to... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
'This must not happen to anyone else's child'A Workington dad, whose son was flown to hospital after falling off his bike ne
'This must not happen to anyone else's child'
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
A Workington dad, whose son was flown to hospital after falling off his bike near a playground, is appealing for a fence to be extended to prevent accidents. Andrew Partridge, eight, of Walls Road, was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in... Read more
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The News and Star
We need to start taking our chances, says Workington Reds' HewsonLast updated at 10:39, Friday, 21 August 2015 Workington Reds’ players need to
We need to start taking our chances, says Workington Reds' Hewson
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
Last updated at 10:39, Friday, 21 August 2015 Workington Reds’ players need to start taking their chances if they are to kick-start their season, according to assistant manager Dave Hewson. The west Cumbrians have picked up just one point from... Read more
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