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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cliff's songwriter and Mr Muscle to attend grammar school reunionTwo former Workington Grammar School pupils who have gone on to have internatio
Cliff's songwriter and Mr Muscle to attend grammar school reunion
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 17 minutes ago
Two former Workington Grammar School pupils who have gone on to have international success will be back in town to meet their former schoolmates today. Alan Tarney, 70, formerly of Northside, wrote and arranged Cliff Richard's biggest number one hit... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Judge throws out golfer’s claim against clubA Distington man who took Workington Golf Club to court after being hit with a
Judge throws out golfer’s claim against club
Whitehaven News / Posted an hour ago
A Distington man who took Workington Golf Club to court after being hit with a ball while playing has had his case dismissed. Iain Gray, 69, of Winscales Avenue, suffered an injury to his brain in the incident in April 2011. A county court trial in... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Scarecrows welcome festival-goerscan select their favourite one. The five-mile route can be walked or driven. T
Scarecrows welcome festival-goers
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 hours ago
can select their favourite one. The five-mile route can be walked or driven. The festival will be officially opened by Workington MP Sue Hayman at a concert in St Oswald's Church, Dean at 7pm today. It will run until Monday. There will be lots... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Trio robbed man, 29, at knifepointare appealing for information after a man was robbed at knifepoint in West Cumb
Trio robbed man, 29, at knifepoint
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 hours ago
are appealing for information after a man was robbed at knifepoint in West Cumbria. The victim, a 29-year-old man from Workington, was walking along Bolton Street in the town when he was approached by three men. They asked him for a lighter,... Read more
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The News and Star
Trio robbed man, 29, at knifepointare appealing for information after a man was robbed at knifepoint in west Cumb
Trio robbed man, 29, at knifepoint
The News and Star / Posted 3 hours ago
are appealing for information after a man was robbed at knifepoint in west Cumbria. The victim, a 29-year-old man from Workington, was walking along Bolton Street in the town when he was approached by three men. They asked him for a lighter,... Read more
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The News and Star
Can departing defender Kyle go out on high?Retiring Workington Reds defender Kyle May says Saturday's play-off final is th
Can departing defender Kyle go out on high?
The News and Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Retiring Workington Reds defender Kyle May says Saturday's play-off final is the 'dream finish' he hoped for. May, who announced his retirement earlier this year, says he would love to go out on a high and help his team to promotion. And Reds are... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Let's dance! Reboot comes to WorkingtonReboot Festival is on its way to Workington. This is your chance to see some o
Let's dance! Reboot comes to Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Reboot Festival is on its way to Workington. This is your chance to see some of the best tribute acts around and the cream of local talent at the Zebra Claims Stadium. The event runs from 1pm to 11pm tomorrow and the first act is local band Mojo... Read more
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The News and Star
Let's dance! Reboot comes to WorkingtonReboot Festival is on its way to Workington. This is your chance to see some o
Let's dance! Reboot comes to Workington
The News and Star / Posted 4 hours ago
Reboot Festival is on its way to Workington. This is your chance to see some of the best tribute acts around and the cream of local talent at the Zebra Claims Stadium. The event runs from 1pm to 11pm and the first act is local band Mojo Rising at... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Plea to open up old school fieldmany near misses to let that continue. The school was demolished this year aft
Plea to open up old school field
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 hours ago
many near misses to let that continue. The school was demolished this year after it merged with Stainburn School to become Workington Academy, but the playing field remains fenced off. Darren said: "I watch every night and see cars having to slam... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Families fight to save respite centrePeople with learning disabilities and their families are fighting the shock clo
Families fight to save respite centre
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 hours ago
People with learning disabilities and their families are fighting the shock closure of a Workington respite centre. Nicola Webb, Nicola Price and daughter Lacey, Miranda Tinkler and Mary Cowper Cavendish House on Elizabeth Street has closed... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Copeland foster carers neededor female and must be aged over 25. A recruitment session at the New Life Chur
Copeland foster carers needed
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 hours ago
or female and must be aged over 25. A recruitment session at the New Life Church will be held by CFC, which is based in Workington, at the New Life Church, Whitehaven, on Wednesday, May 4. “If you want to join an agency that feels like a large... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Colt 45 to headline the second Touch Down FestivalColt 45 will headline the second Touch Down Festival in Workington. The event,
Colt 45 to headline the second Touch Down Festival
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Colt 45 will headline the second Touch Down Festival in Workington. The event, which sold out last year, will be back in town on July 23 across three town centre venues. The Cumbrian band performed at the debut of the festival last year and will be... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
White Star pub for salepub in Maryport, taken in 2011 The Senhouse Street pub was converted from shop
White Star pub for sale
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 hours ago
pub in Maryport, taken in 2011 The Senhouse Street pub was converted from shops by the building's owner, John McGuirk of Workington. Mr McGuirk, who has owned the building for 40 years, had a television repair shop there next to a jewellers and... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
HAPPENING LIVE: Join us for the Workington Reds play-off finalsWorkington Reds are on their way to the play-off finals and you can with them e
HAPPENING LIVE: Join us for the Workington Reds play-off finals
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 hours ago
Workington Reds are on their way to the play-off finals and you can with them every step of the way. Reds fans Zach and Evan Graves, of Brigham We'll be at Salford City and you can follow the match minute-by-minute here, from 2.30pm tomorr... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Nuclear chiefs have ‘no plans’ to demolish Workington homesBosses behind plans for a new West Cumbrian power station have confirmed they h
Nuclear chiefs have ‘no plans’ to demolish Workington homes
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 hours ago
Bosses behind plans for a new West Cumbrian power station have confirmed they have no plans to demolish any homes in Workington. NuGen, the firm behind the Moorside project, has sent letters to 35 homes and business in the town warning that they... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
New team getting ready to kick offA former Workington Reds player has made a dream come true by creating a new fo
New team getting ready to kick off
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 hours ago
A former Workington Reds player has made a dream come true by creating a new football club. Martyn Rossi, 25, of Shelly Court, Salterbeck, has set up Salterbeck FC. The club will officially launch on Tuesday, May 24 and will have three teams - a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Winners boosted with £10,000 prizeThe winners of CN Group’s Business Boost competition are a Workington book whol
Winners boosted with £10,000 prize
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 22 hours ago
The winners of CN Group’s Business Boost competition are a Workington book wholesaler and a Cockermouth beauty salon. Hills Books triumphed in the category for established businesses with fewer than 250 employees, while Pure Touch took the prize for... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Plea to keep Kendal court open is dismissedby the Ministry of Justice as part of cost-cutting measures. Five of those - i
Plea to keep Kendal court open is dismissed
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
by the Ministry of Justice as part of cost-cutting measures. Five of those - including West Cumbria Magistrates Court in Workington - were given a reprieve. Initially it was proposed that all of Kendal's cases would be transferred to Barrow -... Read more
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The News and Star
Burglar caught in the actpolice officer watched as 32-year-old David Wallace scaled a wall to enter the
Burglar caught in the act
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
police officer watched as 32-year-old David Wallace scaled a wall to enter the grounds of a house at Mossbay Road in Workington. Wallace, carrying a torch during the night time incident on October 1, found nothing of value in the decrepit... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
VIDEO: St George and the Dragon hit HarringtonSt George's Day. Hundreds of people lined Church Road to watch staff and pupil
VIDEO: St George and the Dragon hit Harrington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
St George's Day. Hundreds of people lined Church Road to watch staff and pupils from Beckstone Primary School and Workington Academy parade up and down the street. Behind a large effigy of a dragon - designed and decorated with glittery... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Workington MP wants answers over teacher recruitmentWorkington MP Sue Hayman has pressed the Government for answers over teacher re
Workington MP wants answers over teacher recruitment
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
Workington MP Sue Hayman has pressed the Government for answers over teacher recruitment in West Cumbria. Mrs Hayman raised the issue in the House of Commons last year and has once again pressed the Minister of State for Schools, Nick Gibb MP, on... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Persimmons funds well-being group in MaryportPersimmon Homes has donated more than £800 to fund a mental well-being course i
Persimmons funds well-being group in Maryport
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
Persimmon Homes has donated more than £800 to fund a mental well-being course in Maryport. Workington-based Healthy Hopes is running the course on the town's Hillside estate with housing providers My Derwent & Solway. Kathryne Peters, of Your... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Balloon release to help Paint the Town RedA West Cumbrian solicitors aims to fill the sky above Workington with balloons
Balloon release to help Paint the Town Red
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
A West Cumbrian solicitors aims to fill the sky above Workington with balloons as part of the Paint The Town Red festival. The festival will take place on Saturday, June 4. Milburns Solicitors will sell helium balloons for £1 each at the event,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Heron Foods asked to think about a shop in townnot open store in the town last year despite strong local support for one. How
Heron Foods asked to think about a shop in town
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
not open store in the town last year despite strong local support for one. However the chain, which already has stores in Workington, Whitehaven, Maryport, Egremont and Barrow, has announced it is looking for sites in other towns. The town... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
VIDEO: Dave's ode to the Borrowdale yewsA singer has recorded a song paying tribute to Cumbria's oldest trees. Working
VIDEO: Dave's ode to the Borrowdale yews
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
A singer has recorded a song paying tribute to Cumbria's oldest trees. Workington singer Dave Camlin has paid tribute to Cumbria's oldest trees in a song Dave Camlin, 51, of The Green, Lamplugh, wrote Trees to celebrate trees including Borrowdale... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Mum hopes her expertise will help othersAutism Support Cumbria after 21 years working as a teacher and providing pastor
Mum hopes her expertise will help others
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
Autism Support Cumbria after 21 years working as a teacher and providing pastoral care for pupils at Stainburn School in Workington. Mrs Denwood, of Cockermouth, has a child on the autism spectrum. She says Autism Support Cumbria will provide... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
John to run race for cancer charityA Workington man is gearing up to take part in this year's Festival of Running
John to run race for cancer charity
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
A Workington man is gearing up to take part in this year's Festival of Running in memory of his uncle and sister. John Hastings, of Mossbay Road, Workington, is running in this year's Festival of Running for Cancer Research UK John Hastings, 43, of... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
First look at new Moorside nuclear plantDistington June 21 – Town Hall, Cockermouth June 22 – St Mark’s Methodist Chu
First look at new Moorside nuclear plant
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
Distington June 21 – Town Hall, Cockermouth June 22 – St Mark’s Methodist Church, Maryport July 5 – Bridge Centre, Workington July 6 – Energus, Lillyhall The firm hopes construction will begin in 2020 and the first reactor would go on... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Electric car charging points launchedcan go green thanks to new charging points for electric vehicles. They have be
Electric car charging points launched
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
can go green thanks to new charging points for electric vehicles. They have been installed outside Allerdale House in Workington and Central car park in Keswick. They are among nine sites across the county to be given the machines thanks to... Read more
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Whitehaven News
First look at new Moorside nuclear plantCockermouth June 22 – St Mark’s Methodist Church, Maryport June 23 – Labour C
First look at new Moorside nuclear plant
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
Cockermouth June 22 – St Mark’s Methodist Church, Maryport June 23 – Labour Club, Mirehouse July 5 – Bridge Centre, Workington July 6 – Energus, Lillyhall July 13 – Pensioner’s Hall, Millom July 14 – Millstones Centre, Bootle July 27 –... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Tough decisions ahead after poor season ends for Matlock Town2015/2016 which ended with three more defeats on the trot and conceding four go
Tough decisions ahead after poor season ends for Matlock Town
Derbyshire Times / Posted 2 days ago
2015/2016 which ended with three more defeats on the trot and conceding four goals in each of their last two away trips to Workington and Barwell. This after manager Mark Hume’s first full season in charge which got off to an encouraging start... Read more
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The News and Star
Magnificent Reds one game from promotionBlyth Spartans 3, Workington Reds 4 A last-gasp goal from Rob Wilson secured W
Magnificent Reds one game from promotion
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Blyth Spartans 3, Workington Reds 4 A last-gasp goal from Rob Wilson secured Workington Reds a play-off final berth after a breathtaking semi-final at Blyth. Reds had taken a 3-1 lead thanks to a Scott Allison hat-trick but then Blyth came back to... Read more
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Whitehaven News
More electric car charging points launchedcan go green thanks to new charging points for electric vehicles. They have be
More electric car charging points launched
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
can go green thanks to new charging points for electric vehicles. They have been installed outside Allerdale House in Workington and Central car park in Keswick. They are among nine sites across the county to be given the machines thanks to... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Workington Academy pupils create time capsulePupils at a Workington school have created a time capsule for future for childr
Workington Academy pupils create time capsule
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
Pupils at a Workington school have created a time capsule for future for children of the future. Workington Academy pupils have created a time capsule Members of the student council at Workington Academy have buried a time capsule in the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Series of charging points for electric vehicles goes live across Cumbriavisitors and businesses. They are located in Kendal, Ulverston, Kirkby Stephen
Series of charging points for electric vehicles goes live across Cumbria
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
visitors and businesses. They are located in Kendal, Ulverston, Kirkby Stephen, Kirkby Lonsdale, Ambleside, Carlisle, Workington, Whitehaven and Keswick. All nine sites have a rapid charger, which can efficiently charge most electric vehicles... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Planning bid for major pipeline to supply water from Thirlmere to thousands of Cumbrian homes and businessessubject to planning approval. Approximately 150,000 people in communities such
Planning bid for major pipeline to supply water from Thirlmere to thousands of Cumbrian homes and businesses
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
subject to planning approval. Approximately 150,000 people in communities such as Whitehaven, Egremont, Ravenglass, Workington, Maryport, Silloth, Cockermouth and Wigton would receive their water via the new pipeline. United Utilities has... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
MP calls for urgent health talksWorkington MP Sue Hayman says she has still not met with the man leading change
MP calls for urgent health talks
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
Workington MP Sue Hayman says she has still not met with the man leading changes to local health services - seven months after he was appointed. Her news came as about 450 people turned out to a public meeting in Whitehaven - dubbed STOP! - set up... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Private helicopter lands at Borough ParkA private helicopter has landed at Workington's Borough Park. Private helicopt
Private helicopter lands at Borough Park
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
A private helicopter has landed at Workington's Borough Park. Private helicopter lands at Workington's Borough Park The helicopter was spotted flying over the town at around noon today. Denise Rollo, Workington AFC commercial manager, said a man... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Lucy set for Manchester pageantA Workington student is preparing to strut her stuff in the final of Miss Manch
Lucy set for Manchester pageant
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
A Workington student is preparing to strut her stuff in the final of Miss Manchester 2016. Lucy Teasdale, 18, of Stainburn Road, is one of 31 finalists in the annual beauty pageant. Lucy is currently in her first year at Manchester Metropolitan... Read more
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The News and Star
Darren swaps scissors for a snorkelhis scissors for a snorkel as he aims to make an exciting career change. Darre
Darren swaps scissors for a snorkel
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
his scissors for a snorkel as he aims to make an exciting career change. Darren Elliott, 34, who works at Crew Barbers in Workington town centre, was due to fly out to Thailand this week in a bid to qualify as a scuba diving instructor. Darren... Read more
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Whitehaven News
VIDEO: Cafe WestYou may have had a coffee in a Cafe West in Whitehaven, Keswick or Workington b
VIDEO: Cafe West
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
You may have had a coffee in a Cafe West in Whitehaven, Keswick or Workington but have you realised what work goes behind the scenes? The cafes are run by charity West House, which offers so much more for people with disabilities. The charity has... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Hundreds turn up for health meetingtravelling from as far as Cockermouth and Millom." Speaking at the event were
Hundreds turn up for health meeting
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
travelling from as far as Cockermouth and Millom." Speaking at the event were Mahesh Dhebar, of the campaign group, and Workington MP Sue Hayman. The views from the surveys will now be collated and presented to chiefs at the Success... Read more
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give me sport
Anfield being lined up to host 2016 Four Nations Series finalwhile England are set to return to the Olympic Stadium for the big clash with t
Anfield being lined up to host 2016 Four Nations Series final
give me sport / Posted 3 days ago
while England are set to return to the Olympic Stadium for the big clash with the Kangaroos. Huddersfield, Hull KR and Workington are other venues thought to be under consideration, with organisers dropping their initial plans to take a game to... Read more
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The News and Star
Awareness will save lives like my mum’sHarper & Hebson, was away. Earlier that day Susan had taken son Robbie, a prom
Awareness will save lives like my mum’s
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Harper & Hebson, was away. Earlier that day Susan had taken son Robbie, a promising young footballer who plays for Workington Reds and is currently on trial with Carlisle United, into the city for his driving theory test. Robbie, now 18,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Bus fare freeze from Stagecoachannounced: No change to single, return, Dayrider and Megarider tickets sold on
Bus fare freeze from Stagecoach
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
announced: No change to single, return, Dayrider and Megarider tickets sold on bus or online. Under-19s £2 Whitehaven or Workington Dayrider will become a permanent ticket. New £3 under-19s West Cumbria dayrider plus introduced to support young... Read more
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Whitehaven News
VIDEO: Cafe West - much more than a coffee and a sconeYou may have had a coffee in a Cafe West in Whitehaven, Keswick or Workington b
VIDEO: Cafe West - much more than a coffee and a scone
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
You may have had a coffee in a Cafe West in Whitehaven, Keswick or Workington but have you realised what work goes behind the scenes? The cafes are run by charity West House, which offers so much more for people with disabilities. The charity has... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Bus fare freeze from Stagecoachannounced: No change to single, return, Dayrider and Megarider tickets sold on
Bus fare freeze from Stagecoach
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
announced: No change to single, return, Dayrider and Megarider tickets sold on bus or online. Under-19s £2 Whitehaven or Workington Dayrider will become a permanent ticket. New £3 under-19s West Cumbria dayrider plus introduced to support young... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Owner warns death knell sounding for small shopsis just no footfall in the town," said the 31-year-old from Frizington. "I am c
Owner warns death knell sounding for small shops
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
is just no footfall in the town," said the 31-year-old from Frizington. "I am considering moving my business to Workington or Carlisle before the end of the year. I don't want to move, but I can make more in one day in Carlisle than I... Read more
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chroniclelive
Blyth Spartans' play-off bid: Why Tom Wade feels Blyth have a bit of magic in their sideTom Wade has urged his side to embrace the occasion tomorrow night in their Evo
Blyth Spartans' play-off bid: Why Tom Wade feels Blyth have a bit of magic in their side
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
Tom Wade has urged his side to embrace the occasion tomorrow night in their Evo-Stik Premier play-off semi-final against Workington. A large crowd is expected at Croft Park and Blyth will have home advantage again in Saturday’s final should they... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
VIDEO: Cafe West - much more than a coffee and a sconeYou may have had a coffee in a Cafe West in Whitehaven, Keswick or Workington b
VIDEO: Cafe West - much more than a coffee and a scone
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
You may have had a coffee in a Cafe West in Whitehaven, Keswick or Workington but have you realised what work goes behind the scenes? The cafes are run by charity West House, which offers so much more for people with disabilities. The charity has... Read more
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