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North-West Evening Mail
Brick thrown through train window in Cumbriaa window of a train as it made its way along the Cumbrian Coast Line. The fron
Brick thrown through train window in Cumbria
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
a window of a train as it made its way along the Cumbrian Coast Line. The front window of the locomotive was damaged near Workington at about 7.30pm yesterday. PC Oliver Coppard, of British Transport Police, said: "This was an incredibly... Read more
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BBC Football
Salford City: Class of 92 are Still Out Of Their Leaguehave ever achieved. Their average attendance was 642 for their 23 home league
Salford City: Class of 92 are Still Out Of Their League
BBC Football / Posted 10 hours ago
have ever achieved. Their average attendance was 642 for their 23 home league games. For the play-off final win against Workington they had a crowd of 1,967 at their Moor Lane ground. On Tuesday, they drew at AFC Fylde to go third in National... Read more
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The News and Star
Better from Workington Reds but they lose againBuxton 2 Workington Reds 1: Workington Reds slipped to their second successive
Better from Workington Reds but they lose again
The News and Star / Posted 16 hours ago
Buxton 2 Workington Reds 1: Workington Reds slipped to their second successive defeat but the performance was much brighter than on Saturday at Borough Park. They should have brought something back from Derbyshire as they lost to an own goal and a... Read more
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17h
The News and Star
Second penalty miss costs Workington Reds at BuxtonWorkington Reds missed a penalty for the second game in succession and it cost
Second penalty miss costs Workington Reds at Buxton
The News and Star / Posted 17 hours ago
Workington Reds missed a penalty for the second game in succession and it cost them as they went down 2-1 at Buxton last night. The management team had decided to take Scott Allison off penalty duties and it was skipper Jake Simpson, this time, who... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Train attacked on the Cumbrian Coast Linebelieved to be a brick, was thrown at it. A spokesman for Network Rail said: "
Train attacked on the Cumbrian Coast Line
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 18 hours ago
believed to be a brick, was thrown at it. A spokesman for Network Rail said: "An incident regarding a freight train near Workington was reported to us at about 7.30pm yesterday. "The incident was passed to British Transport police to... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Residents' meeting dateA meeting of Workington's St John's Residents' Association will take place next
Residents' meeting date
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 18 hours ago
A meeting of Workington's St John's Residents' Association will take place next Thursday, September 1, at Workington Royal British Legion from 7.30pm. The group's next coffee afternoon will also take place at the legion on Monday, August 29, between... Read more
18h
The News and Star
Train attacked on the Cumbrian Coast Linebelieved to be a brick, was thrown at it. A spokesman for Network Rail said: "
Train attacked on the Cumbrian Coast Line
The News and Star / Posted 18 hours ago
believed to be a brick, was thrown at it. A spokesman for Network Rail said: "An incident regarding a freight train near Workington was reported to us at about 7.30pm yesterday. "The incident was passed to British Transport police to... Read more
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The News and Star
MEP accused of turning her back on west CumbriaA north west MEP who set up a base in Workington has been accused of turning he
MEP accused of turning her back on west Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 19 hours ago
A north west MEP who set up a base in Workington has been accused of turning her back on west Cumbria by members of her own party. Labour MEP Julie Ward, who was elected to the European Parliament in 2014, is moving her operations to her Manchester... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
MEP accused of turning back on CumbriaA North West MEP who set up a base in Workington has been accused of turning he
MEP accused of turning back on Cumbria
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 21 hours ago
A North West MEP who set up a base in Workington has been accused of turning her back on West Cumbria as she prepares to close the office. Julie Ward MEP, who was elected to the European Parliament in 2014, is moving her operations to her Manchester... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Councillors help foodbank campaignand Leigh Mossop - along with retired town clerk Margaret Woodburn gave up a fe
Councillors help foodbank campaign
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
and Leigh Mossop - along with retired town clerk Margaret Woodburn gave up a few hours of their time to help out at the Workington centre. They filled over 100 bags which will provide over 1,500 meals to children over the school holidays. The... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Leading councillor joins housing estate fightpledged to take up the cause of housing estate residents fighting for a play ar
Leading councillor joins housing estate fight
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
pledged to take up the cause of housing estate residents fighting for a play area. Children living on Forgehill Park in Workington have been left without somewhere to play after the developer backtracked on its promise to build one. When... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Taste Cumbria masterclass line-up revealedLife masterclasses are on sale now. Visit www.tastecumbria.com, call 01228 612
Taste Cumbria masterclass line-up revealed
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
Life masterclasses are on sale now. Visit www.tastecumbria.com, call 01228 612000, or visit the CN Newspapers offices in Workington, Whitehaven, or Bank Street or Dalston Road in Carlisle. Places for the masterclasses are limited. Tickets are... Read more
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The News and Star
Three-car collision in WorkingtonPolice were called to Bridge Street in Workington today following a three-vehic
Three-car collision in Workington
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Police were called to Bridge Street in Workington today following a three-vehicle collision. The incident happened just after noon. The cars involved were a Seat Leon, a Jaguar S-Type and a Hyundai. An ambulance also attended the scene. Three... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Three-car collision in WorkingtonPolice were called to Bridge Street in Workington today following a three-vehic
Three-car collision in Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
Police were called to Bridge Street in Workington today following a three-vehicle collision. The scene at Bridge Street in Workington where a three vehicle collision took place just after noon The incident happened just after noon. The cars... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
#IAmTeamGB launches nation's biggest sports dayat Ulverston Leisure Centre. Have a go at team games and competitions - no need
#IAmTeamGB launches nation's biggest sports day
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
at Ulverston Leisure Centre. Have a go at team games and competitions - no need to book just turn up on the day. 10am-3pm Workington Leisure Centre in Moorclose will open its doors to the public free of charge, letting people try activities... Read more
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The News and Star
Pair admit ecstasy supplyof ecstasy on December 29. The case was adjourned for sentencing to September
Pair admit ecstasy supply
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
of ecstasy on December 29. The case was adjourned for sentencing to September 29 after Judge Forrester asked for background reports on both men. Gair, of Scurgill Terrace, Egremont, and Poland, of Catherine Street, Workington, were remanded on ba... Read more
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The News and Star
Only north-west Euro MP based in Cumbria closing her officeonly MEP based in Cumbria is closing her office in the county. Julie Ward, one
Only north-west Euro MP based in Cumbria closing her office
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
only MEP based in Cumbria is closing her office in the county. Julie Ward, one of several north west MEPs, is shutting her Workington office. Operations are instead being shifted to Manchester. The move is being made as Cumbria continues to... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Plans for new Keswick swimming poolbuilding and invest significantly in it or provide a new pool elsewhere in the
Plans for new Keswick swimming pool
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
building and invest significantly in it or provide a new pool elsewhere in the Keswick area. He said that like the Workington Leisure Centre, the pool was nearing the end of its lifespan. Leisure facilities are not a statutory obligation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Changing Face of Harare's Industrial Areasothers are selling products sourced elsewhere. Graniteside used to boast of so
The Changing Face of Harare's Industrial Areas
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
others are selling products sourced elsewhere. Graniteside used to boast of some of the biggest factories in Harare after Workington and Willowvale industrial areas. Some big companies have, however, held their own and continue to operate from... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Injury for Gee adds to insultto face a premature end to the KP Championship Shield due to injury. Craig Bri
Injury for Gee adds to insult
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
to face a premature end to the KP Championship Shield due to injury. Craig Briscoe suffered a serious knee injury against Workington at Bower Fold and is waiting for an operation. With four games left, it leaves Roughyeds with 22 players,... Read more
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The News and Star
Whitehaven edge tense thriller against Workington TownWorkington Town 24 Whitehaven 28: Whitehaven edged a nail-biting Championship d
Whitehaven edge tense thriller against Workington Town
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Workington Town 24 Whitehaven 28: Whitehaven edged a nail-biting Championship derby over Workington Town which went right down to the final whistle. The beleagured Haven side rose to the challenge under the direction of four experienced players,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man jailed for assault on gang rivalA man has been jailed for attacking a rival gang member as violence erupted on
Man jailed for assault on gang rival
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
A man has been jailed for attacking a rival gang member as violence erupted on a Workington street. Daniel Weaver, 21, lay in wait before launching his evening assault. This led to Weaver, of Senhouse Street, Siddick, finding himself in the dock at... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Comets crash to big defeat at ScunthorpeScunthorpe 54 Workington Comets 30: Workington Comets’ wretched run of form awa
Workington Comets crash to big defeat at Scunthorpe
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Scunthorpe 54 Workington Comets 30: Workington Comets’ wretched run of form away from home continued at lowly Scunthorpe where they crashed to another heavy defeat. The Premier League clash at the Eddie Wright Raceway was actually abandoned after a... Read more
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The News and Star
Whitehaven see off late Workington Town fightbackWorkington Town 24 Whitehaven 28: Whitehaven edged a nail-biting Championship d
Whitehaven see off late Workington Town fightback
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Workington Town 24 Whitehaven 28: Whitehaven edged a nail-biting Championship derby over Workington Town which went right down to the final whistle. The beleagured Haven side rose to the challenge under the direction of four experienced players,... Read more
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The News and Star
Penalty miss crucial as Workington Reds lose at home to BarwellWorkington Reds 0 Barwell 1: A poor display from Workington Reds resulted in th
Penalty miss crucial as Workington Reds lose at home to Barwell
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Workington Reds 0 Barwell 1: A poor display from Workington Reds resulted in their first defeat of the season, at home to Barwell. There weren’t many highlights in an error-strewn game where Reds failed to kick into gear. The home side had a... Read more
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The News and Star
Whitehaven claim vital derby win against Workngton TownDelighted Whitehaven star Scott McAvoy spoke of his pride in the players after
Whitehaven claim vital derby win against Workngton Town
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Delighted Whitehaven star Scott McAvoy spoke of his pride in the players after their crucial 28-24 derby win over Workington. After a troubled week for the Whitehaven club, following the sacking of coach James Coyle, McAvoy said everyone had stepped... Read more
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The News and Star
We didn't deserve anything from Barwell game, says Workington Reds bossDeflated Workington Reds boss Dave Hewson admitted his side didn’t deserve anyt
We didn't deserve anything from Barwell game, says Workington Reds boss
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Deflated Workington Reds boss Dave Hewson admitted his side didn’t deserve anything out of their clash with Barwell on Saturday. Reds fell to their first defeat of the season when they put in a poor performance at Borough Park. Barwell clinched the... Read more
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The News and Star
Callous thieves stealing from Cumbria's church and grave yardsfrom Egremont, died in the floods of November 2009 while directing traffic away
Callous thieves stealing from Cumbria's church and grave yards
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
from Egremont, died in the floods of November 2009 while directing traffic away from the crumbling Northside bridge in Workington. Thieves stole a decorative plant pot that was set into his grave and it has never been returned. Bill’s widow,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Missing man found safe and well, say Cumbria policeA 19-year-old man who prompted a police appeal has been found. Daniel Kirkbrid
Missing man found safe and well, say Cumbria police
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
A 19-year-old man who prompted a police appeal has been found. Daniel Kirkbride was last seen at his home address in Workington at around 4am today. Police had appealed for information saying they were concerned for his welfare and urging anyone... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Police appeal for information about missing Cumbria teenagerPOLICE are appealing for information about a missing 19-year-old. Daniel Kirkb
Police appeal for information about missing Cumbria teenager
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
POLICE are appealing for information about a missing 19-year-old. Daniel Kirkbride was last seen at his home address in Workington at around 4am today. He is around 5ft 10inl, with short, dark brown hair. He was last seen wearing a dark coloured... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbrian shop boss's hunt for thief goes viralthieves after CCTV footage of a shoplifter at her store went viral. Julie Cass
Cumbrian shop boss's hunt for thief goes viral
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
thieves after CCTV footage of a shoplifter at her store went viral. Julie Cass, who owns Akitts on Campbell Savours Way in Workington, uploaded the video to her business’s Facebook page – it has since been seen almost 30,000 times. It shows a man... Read more
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The News and Star
Police appeal for information about missing manPolice are appealing for information about a missing 19-year-old from the Worki
Police appeal for information about missing man
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Police are appealing for information about a missing 19-year-old from the Workington area. Daniel Kirkbride was last seen at his home address in Workington at around 4am today. He is around 5ft 10inl, with short, dark brown hair. He was last seen... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Police appeal for information about missing manPolice are appealing for information about a missing 19-year-old from the Worki
Police appeal for information about missing man
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
Police are appealing for information about a missing 19-year-old from the Workington area. Daniel Kirkbride was last seen at his home address in Workington at around 4am today. He is around 5ft 10inl, with short, dark brown hair. He was last seen... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Workington trader vows to act against shoplifters after video goes viralA Workington trader said she won't be beaten by thieves after CCTV footage of a
Workington trader vows to act against shoplifters after video goes viral
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
A Workington trader said she won't be beaten by thieves after CCTV footage of a shoplifter at her Workington shop went viral. Julie Cass, who owns Akitts on Campbell Savours Way, uploaded the video to her business's Facebook page. It has been seen... Read more
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The News and Star
Haven edge tense derby against TownWHITEHAVEN won the crunch Championship West Cumbrian derby against Workington T
Haven edge tense derby against Town
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
WHITEHAVEN won the crunch Championship West Cumbrian derby against Workington Town by just four points. In a tense finale Workington threw everything at their rivals but could not get over the try line and Haven edged home 24-28. Town were out of... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
The changing face of Harare’s industrial areasothers are selling products sourced elsewhere. Graniteside used to boast of so
The changing face of Harare’s industrial areas
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 3 days ago
others are selling products sourced elsewhere. Graniteside used to boast of some of the biggest factories in Harare after Workington and Willowvale industrial areas. Some big companies have, however, held their own and continue to operate from... Read more
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The News and Star
Reds fall to opening league defeat at the hands of BarwellA poor effort from Workington Reds saw them go down to their opening league def
Reds fall to opening league defeat at the hands of Barwell
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
A poor effort from Workington Reds saw them go down to their opening league defeat at the hands of Barwell. A lone goal from Tyrell Shannon-Lewis proved to be the difference between the two sides at the final whistle. Reds lacked any cohesion and... Read more
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The News and Star
Former pub set to be turned into couple's homeshowed an interest, including Irthington Country Pubs Ltd, the community benefi
Former pub set to be turned into couple's home
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
showed an interest, including Irthington Country Pubs Ltd, the community benefit society which was looking to raise the money needed through shares, and business partners Shaun Gardner and Jimmy Litttle, who recently sold Brewery House in Working... Read more
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The News and Star
Morgan: Almost 'make-or-break' time for Workington CometsWorkington Comets must target a positive weekend if they are to keep their play
Morgan: Almost 'make-or-break' time for Workington Comets
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Workington Comets must target a positive weekend if they are to keep their play-offs chase alive, according to club owner Laura Morgan. Comets were thrashed at Ipswich on Thursday and resume against Redcar at home tonight (7pm start) before a vital... Read more
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The News and Star
Joe McGee in frame for Workington Reds start against BarwellJoe McGee could be set to start his first Workington Reds match this season whe
Joe McGee in frame for Workington Reds start against Barwell
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Joe McGee could be set to start his first Workington Reds match this season when they welcome Barwell to Borough Park today, ko 3pm. The attacking midfielder came through 30 minutes of Tuesday night’s game unscathed and joint manager Dave Hewson is... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
New life-saver arrives in Seatoninvolved in this project - the Times & Star, Rotary, NWAS, Your Derwent & Solwa
New life-saver arrives in Seaton
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
involved in this project - the Times & Star, Rotary, NWAS, Your Derwent & Solway and especially Marie." John Head, of Workington Rotary Club, said: "Having another defibrillator is a belt and braces step to help in an emergency. "We hope the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Deadline looms for would-be councillorshave until 4pm on Thursday, August 25 to submit nomination papers. The papers
Deadline looms for would-be councillors
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
have until 4pm on Thursday, August 25 to submit nomination papers. The papers are available from Allerdale House in Workington. If there are two or more candidates, a by-election will be held on September 22. Anyone wishing to vote would... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Average Player Ratings v Dagenham & Redbridgedrain on everyone else's enthusiasm. Make no mistake about it, the energy-sappe
Average Player Ratings v Dagenham & Redbridge
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 5 days ago
drain on everyone else's enthusiasm. Make no mistake about it, the energy-sappers will turn us into Stockport County. Or Workington. Or Hereford United. Is that what you want? We have a great opportunity to be the club we want to be, but the... Read more
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The News and Star
Thug jailed after wheel brace attack on gang rivaljailed for 18 months. Daniel Weaver, 21, struck Angus Arthur on the head five
Thug jailed after wheel brace attack on gang rival
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
jailed for 18 months. Daniel Weaver, 21, struck Angus Arthur on the head five times with the eight-inch long weapon at Workington in April. Mr Arthur was left with two wounds, one of which was described as being "relatively deep". Carlisle... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Pandora store open for business in Barrowsomething for everyone and every occasion." Helen Hogarth, who already owns th
Pandora store open for business in Barrow
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
something for everyone and every occasion." Helen Hogarth, who already owns three Pandora branches in Kendal, Bowness and Workington with her husband Graeme Hogarth, was there to oversee the first day of business. She was overjoyed to see the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Ivor clicked with his true lovehis photographs published. Dorothy worked in the back office’, helping Ivor af
Ivor clicked with his true love
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
his photographs published. Dorothy worked in the back office’, helping Ivor after previously working as a civil servant in Workington. She said: “We both like to be involved with the Asby community and go to the Thursday Club at Ullock once a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Happy birthday, Nessie!Chapman with some three of her four children, Kathleen, Ian Chapman and Joan A
Happy birthday, Nessie!
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
Chapman with some three of her four children, Kathleen, Ian Chapman and Joan Agnes Chapman, known as Nessie, has lived in Workington for 80 years but she never lost her Scottish accent. Originally from West Lothian, Nessie outlived all her seven... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
North West MEP Julie Ward quits WorkingtonNorth West MEP Julie Ward is closing her Workington office. Mrs Ward, who was
North West MEP Julie Ward quits Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
North West MEP Julie Ward is closing her Workington office. Mrs Ward, who was elected to the European Parliament in 2014, is moving her operations to her Manchester office. She had been the only MEP in the region based north of the M62. Her... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Work to remove Gote Bridgegravel to be completed soonon the river bed here due to two landslips and bank erosion higher up the catch
Work to remove Gote Bridgegravel to be completed soon
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
on the river bed here due to two landslips and bank erosion higher up the catchment.” No gravel removal is yet planned for Workington, despite promises made to the town’s flood action group. Amanda Wallace, chairman of Workington Flood Action... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Housing developer's U-turn over play park prompts furyOpposition is mounting as a major housing developer backtracked on its promise
Housing developer's U-turn over play park prompts fury
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
Opposition is mounting as a major housing developer backtracked on its promise to build a play area on a Workington estate. When Persimmon Homes was given the go-ahead to build Forgehill Park, off Mossbay Road, one of the conditions laid down by... Read more
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