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The News and Star
Go-ahead given for 300-bed hotel, shops and restaurantand other shopping destinations outside Allerdale. It is estimated that 20 per
Go-ahead given for 300-bed hotel, shops and restaurant
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
and other shopping destinations outside Allerdale. It is estimated that 20 per cent of its business would come from Workington town centre and five per cent from Cockermouth town centre. Councillor Ron Munby said: "In an area like... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Team plant bulbs across Workingtonraise awareness about the End Polio Now campaign. The project was organised by
Team plant bulbs across Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
raise awareness about the End Polio Now campaign. The project was organised by Workington Rotary club in partnership with Workington Town Council. Members of Workington Rotary and Workington Derwent Rotary clubs, South Workington Youth... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Plans for 12-storey Workington hotel get green lightand other shopping destinations outside Allerdale. It is estimated that 20 per
Plans for 12-storey Workington hotel get green light
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
and other shopping destinations outside Allerdale. It is estimated that 20 per cent of its business would come from Workington town centre and five per cent from Cockermouth town centre. Councillor Ron Munby said: "In an area like... Read more
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The News and Star
Young Workington Town star Tee Ritson walks away with three top awards from club's annual presentationYoung Workington Town star Tee Ritson walked away with three top awards from th
Young Workington Town star Tee Ritson walks away with three top awards from club's annual presentation
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Young Workington Town star Tee Ritson walked away with three top awards from the club's annual presentation evening on Friday. Ritson, who has had a superb season, also winning a cap for Thailand, won the coveted players' player of the year trophy,... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Town part company with coach VeiversWorkington Town have parted company with Phil Veivers. The club's directors ha
Workington Town part company with coach Veivers
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Workington Town have parted company with Phil Veivers. The club's directors have confirmed that the Aussie will not return as coach next season. The move follows Town's recent relegation from the Championship to League One after a disastrous,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Sunday trading bid sparks new market fearsfrom 9am to 4pm and on Sundays from 11am to 4pm. Allerdale council launched a
Sunday trading bid sparks new market fears
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
from 9am to 4pm and on Sundays from 11am to 4pm. Allerdale council launched a consultation which sparked the opposition of Workington Town Council and Geraud Markets, the company which operates a town market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Workington... Read more
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The News and Star
Sunday trading bid sparks new market fearsfrom 9am to 4pm and on Sundays from 11am to 4pm. Allerdale Council launched a
Sunday trading bid sparks new market fears
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
from 9am to 4pm and on Sundays from 11am to 4pm. Allerdale Council launched a consultation which sparked the opposition of Workington Town Council and Geraud Markets, the company which operates a town market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Workington... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Haven appoint new coachdeparture of coach James Coyle. He will take the club into League One after re
Haven appoint new coach
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
departure of coach James Coyle. He will take the club into League One after relegation from the Championship with rivals Workington Town. A club statement said: "He has shown extreme dedication to the club, signing before we were... Read more
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The News and Star
Distington favourites to land the treble as they take on Kells A in the Cumberland Cup finalto Ulverston with 14 players. What has happened this season in the amateur ran
Distington favourites to land the treble as they take on Kells A in the Cumberland Cup final
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
to Ulverston with 14 players. What has happened this season in the amateur ranks, allied to the relegation disasters for Workington Town and Whitehaven in the pro game, should be a wake up call for everyone with an interest in Cumbrian rugby... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Swings need replacing at new play areaestate need to be refitted because of "vigorous play". The play area, off Lady
Swings need replacing at new play area
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
estate need to be refitted because of "vigorous play". The play area, off Lady Court, opened in July and was funded by Workington Town Council. Chris Bagshaw, town clerk, said it would cost the town £1,000 to make the repairs. Members agreed... Read more
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The News and Star
Jason Mossop rewarded after 10 years with Workington TownThe Rugby Football League announced this week it was granting a one-year long t
Jason Mossop rewarded after 10 years with Workington Town
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
The Rugby Football League announced this week it was granting a one-year long testimonial to Workington Town vice-captain Jason Mossop. This was in recognition of Jason’s 10 years of professional service to the west Cumbrian club and service to the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
New space for members at town hallWork to create extra space at Workington Town Hall is due to start soon. The t
New space for members at town hall
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
Work to create extra space at Workington Town Hall is due to start soon. The town council wants to create a room for members to work at the building on Oxford Street. Chris Bagshaw, town clerk, said this would be a short term solution for use of... Read more
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The News and Star
New Workington Town director of rugby vows to ensure squad is large enough for League OneNew Workington Town director of rugby Les Ashe has vowed never to let his side
New Workington Town director of rugby vows to ensure squad is large enough for League One
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
New Workington Town director of rugby Les Ashe has vowed never to let his side take to the field under-staffed again. Ashe says one of the key roles he will undertake is to ensure the squad is large enough to never repeat this year's problems, where... Read more
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The News and Star
Whitehaven have added two new directors in fans Jeff Stephenson and Ricky BensonA lot of it now is finding a fit for the budget with the new coach." It does l
Whitehaven have added two new directors in fans Jeff Stephenson and Ricky Benson
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
A lot of it now is finding a fit for the budget with the new coach." It does look as though both Whitehaven and neighbours Workington Town will be cutting their budgets considerably from this season, and as a consequence, will be competing against... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington's Mark Fryer and Whitehaven's Tommy Todd look at the burning issues in west Cumbria rugby leagueand feel every tackle. I hate it. It is really, really tough but perversely th
Workington's Mark Fryer and Whitehaven's Tommy Todd look at the burning issues in west Cumbria rugby league
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
and feel every tackle. I hate it. It is really, really tough but perversely there is always an enjoyment for me watching Workington Town. But I was absolutely devastated when we got relegated. TT: For me as chairman it was very personal and one... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Four Nations fever hits Workingtoncompetition which launches on Friday, October 28. The trophy has been on a tou
Four Nations fever hits Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 8 days ago
competition which launches on Friday, October 28. The trophy has been on a tour of the country and Allerdale council and Workington Town rugby league club joined forces and arranged to bring it to the town. It was on display in The Hub in the... Read more
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Chelsea FC
Interview revisited: Tommy Dochertychallenging Villa keeper Colin Withers) secured our place in the final against
Interview revisited: Tommy Docherty
Chelsea FC / Posted 9 days ago
challenging Villa keeper Colin Withers) secured our place in the final against holders Leicester, but it was Third Division Workington Town that came closest to knocking us out en route to that showdown with the Foxes. ‘I remember it well,’ laughs... Read more
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The News and Star
Former Workington Town hooker Shaun Lunt believes Cumbria is forgotten about in rugby league circlesFormer Workington Town hooker Shaun Lunt has said he believes Cumbria is forgot
Former Workington Town hooker Shaun Lunt believes Cumbria is forgotten about in rugby league circles
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
Former Workington Town hooker Shaun Lunt has said he believes Cumbria is forgotten about in rugby league circles. Lunt, who was born in Cockermouth and now plies his trade in Super League with Hull KR, told Love Rugby League that funding has... Read more
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The News and Star
Four Nations trophy in Workingtonto see the trophy they will be playing for. Zebra Claims Stadium is hosting th
Four Nations trophy in Workington
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
to see the trophy they will be playing for. Zebra Claims Stadium is hosting the international match on November 11 and Workington Town and Allerdale council have arranged for the iconic trophy to stop off in Workington as part of a nationwide... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Four Nations trophy in Workingtonwith the Four Nations Trophy in Workington Zebra Claims Stadium is hosting the
Four Nations trophy in Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 days ago
with the Four Nations Trophy in Workington Zebra Claims Stadium is hosting the international match on November 11 and Workington Town and Allerdale council have arranged for the iconic trophy to stop off in Workington as part of a nationwide... Read more
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The News and Star
Vote for your Workington Town Player of the Yearan international call-up for Thailand. JASON MOSSOP: Jason has just been award
Vote for your Workington Town Player of the Year
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
an international call-up for Thailand. JASON MOSSOP: Jason has just been awarded a testimonial season for 10 years with Workington Town and he is still one of the most consistent performers at the club. The strong-running centre has scored a... Read more
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The News and Star
Beaten Workington Town can hold their head up high after Halifax defeatWorkington Town eventually succumbed to defeat at the hands of Halifax but coul
Beaten Workington Town can hold their head up high after Halifax defeat
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
Workington Town eventually succumbed to defeat at the hands of Halifax but could walk away with their heads held high after fielding a side decimated by injuries. Phil Veivers was only able to field 14 players on the teamsheet and the lack of... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington lose out at HalifaxWorkington Town only had 14 men and they could not finish with a victory as the
Workington lose out at Halifax
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
Workington Town only had 14 men and they could not finish with a victory as they went down 46-26 at Halifax. It was tight at times and the two sides were locked at 10-10 but Halifax picked up two tries in the final two minutes of the half. They... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
RAIDERS REVIEW: Barrow's chance for a well-earned restto the club a couple of years ago. Congratulations Paul, you deserve it. Last
RAIDERS REVIEW: Barrow's chance for a well-earned rest
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
to the club a couple of years ago. Congratulations Paul, you deserve it. Last weekend I watched a fantastic game between Workington Town and Bradford Bulls at Derwent Park. Relegated Town scored a try eight minutes into injury time and then,... Read more
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The News and Star
We want to end positively, says Workington Town stand off Jarrod SammutWorkington Town stand off Jarrod Sammut says his side remain focused about thei
We want to end positively, says Workington Town stand off Jarrod Sammut
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
Workington Town stand off Jarrod Sammut says his side remain focused about their job on the pitch as they bid to end their turbulent season on a high. Town have already been relegated to League One with rivals Whitehaven, although the plight of... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Town centre Jason Mossop awarded testimonial after 10 years at the clubWorkington Town centre Jason Mossop has been awarded a testimonial after 10 yea
Workington Town centre Jason Mossop awarded testimonial after 10 years at the club
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
Workington Town centre Jason Mossop has been awarded a testimonial after 10 years at the club. Mossop said he was delighted his decade of service had been recognised, despite such a rollercoaster season for Town. And he hinted he would like to see... Read more
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The News and Star
Whitehaven want to finish Championship season with win over Swintonto be even tougher looking at the clubs who will be involved.” There’s still a
Whitehaven want to finish Championship season with win over Swinton
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
to be even tougher looking at the clubs who will be involved.” There’s still a chance that either Whitehaven or neighbours Workington Town will be reprieved if Sheffield cannot continue in their present form. The latest statement from Sheffield... Read more
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The News and Star
Maryport treasurer Paul Williamson deeply concerned at state of amateur rugby league in west CumbriaRugby league, once the bedrock sport of west Cumbria, is wilting with dire cons
Maryport treasurer Paul Williamson deeply concerned at state of amateur rugby league in west Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 14 days ago
Rugby league, once the bedrock sport of west Cumbria, is wilting with dire consequences being predicted. Workington Town and Whitehaven’s relegation to the third tier of the professional code comes at a time when the amateur game is in... Read more
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The News and Star
Workington Town prop Marc Shackley aiming to see out the season in style as his 150 comes upWorkington Town prop Marc Shackley is aiming to see out the season in style by
Workington Town prop Marc Shackley aiming to see out the season in style as his 150 comes up
The News and Star / Posted 14 days ago
Workington Town prop Marc Shackley is aiming to see out the season in style by making his 150th career appearance at Halifax. And the 27-year-old says his side do not want to finish bottom of the pile in the Championship and will be going all out... Read more
14d
The News and Star
Rugby Football League yet to give indication over Sheffield Eagles' plight as Whitehaven and Workington waitif Sheffield Eagles fold. It’s a delicate subject, given the fact a fellow clu
Rugby Football League yet to give indication over Sheffield Eagles' plight as Whitehaven and Workington wait
The News and Star / Posted 14 days ago
if Sheffield Eagles fold. It’s a delicate subject, given the fact a fellow club might go out of existence, but Workington Town and Whitehaven would seem to be directly involved if that happens. The logical view would be only the bottom... Read more
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The News and Star
Maryport treasurer Paul Williamson deeply concerned at stake of amateur rugby league in west CumbriaRugby league, once the bedrock sport of west Cumbria, is wilting with dire cons
Maryport treasurer Paul Williamson deeply concerned at stake of amateur rugby league in west Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 14 days ago
Rugby league, once the bedrock sport of west Cumbria, is wilting with dire consequences being predicted. Workington Town and Whitehaven’s relegation to the third tier of the professional code comes at a time when the amateur game is in... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Time to Sing Owt in WorkingtonSing Owt Community Choir will perform under the Hub in Workington town centre o
Time to Sing Owt in Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 14 days ago
Sing Owt Community Choir will perform under the Hub in Workington town centre on Saturday. The group have performed at Solfest and Sage Gateshead and starred in Terry Abraham's film A Year in the Life of Blencathra. The performance is the final... Read more
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The News and Star
Pub scraps rooftop beer garden plansidea, mainly with the noise impact for nearby residents as well as access for e
Pub scraps rooftop beer garden plans
The News and Star / Posted 14 days ago
idea, mainly with the noise impact for nearby residents as well as access for emergency and non-emergency vehicles. Workington Town Council also objected to the rooftop garden, but has lodged no objections against the latest scheme. But... Read more
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The News and Star
Wetherspoon scraps plans for town centre pub rooftop beer gardenidea, mainly regarding the noise impact for nearby residents as well as access
Wetherspoon scraps plans for town centre pub rooftop beer garden
The News and Star / Posted 15 days ago
idea, mainly regarding the noise impact for nearby residents as well as access for emergency and non-emergency vehicles. Workington Town Council also objected to the rooftop garden, but has lodged no objections against the latest scheme. But... Read more
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The News and Star
Sheffield crisis could throw Championship lifeline to Whitehaven or Workington TownWhitehaven or Workington Town could still survive in the Championship if crisis
Sheffield crisis could throw Championship lifeline to Whitehaven or Workington Town
The News and Star / Posted 15 days ago
Whitehaven or Workington Town could still survive in the Championship if crisis club Sheffield Eagles fold. Sheffield’s director of rugby Mark Aston has said the club is homeless and in crisis, with just a few weeks before it “ceases to exist”. If... Read more
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The News and Star
Whitehaven's first priority is to appoint new coach after relegation to League Onewho can bring a team together.” The 20-18 defeat at Oldham condemned Whitehave
Whitehaven's first priority is to appoint new coach after relegation to League One
The News and Star / Posted 16 days ago
who can bring a team together.” The 20-18 defeat at Oldham condemned Whitehaven to relegation alongside county neighbours Workington Town, and it’s possible the third Cumbrian club Barrow will still be playing their rugby in the third tier next... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Council to discuss Forgehill Play areaDiscussions about a play area planned for a Workington estate and never built a
Council to discuss Forgehill Play area
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 days ago
Discussions about a play area planned for a Workington estate and never built are due to take place today. Workington Town Council's environment committee will discuss issues around the play area at Forgehill Park, off Mossbay Road. When Persimmon... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Plans for rooftop beer garden scrappedidea, mainly with the noise impact for nearby residents as well as access for e
Plans for rooftop beer garden scrapped
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 days ago
idea, mainly with the noise impact for nearby residents as well as access for emergency and non-emergency vehicles. Workington Town Council also objected to the rooftop garden, but has lodged no objections against the latest scheme. But... Read more
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The News and Star
Relegated Workington Town stun full-time Bradford Bulls after Jarrod Sammut showIt was the Jarrod Sammut show as Workington Town restored some pride with a mag
Relegated Workington Town stun full-time Bradford Bulls after Jarrod Sammut show
The News and Star / Posted 17 days ago
It was the Jarrod Sammut show as Workington Town restored some pride with a magnificent win against Bradford. The visitors were almost over to break the deadlock minutes in but were halted just before the line, before Mitchell Clark spun over the... Read more
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The News and Star
Never-say-die Whitehaven’s battling bid to pull off The Great Escape is overlong, hard slog to stay up and relegation to League One next year alongside the
Never-say-die Whitehaven’s battling bid to pull off The Great Escape is over
The News and Star / Posted 17 days ago
long, hard slog to stay up and relegation to League One next year alongside their west Cumbrian neighbours and derby rivals Workington Town. There were only four minutes on the clock when Dion Aiye bust a two-man tackle 20 metres out on the left,... Read more
17d
Whitehaven News
Haven relegated from rugby league's ChampionshipFold knowing anything but victory would send them down and, while they launched
Haven relegated from rugby league's Championship
Whitehaven News / Posted 17 days ago
Fold knowing anything but victory would send them down and, while they launched a late fightback, they will join fellow Workington Town in League 1 next season. The visitors had led through Ugo Perez’s unconverted score after three minutes, but... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Plans for rooftop beer gardenidea, mainly with the noise impact for nearby residents as well as access for e
Plans for rooftop beer garden
Whitehaven News / Posted 17 days ago
idea, mainly with the noise impact for nearby residents as well as access for emergency and non-emergency vehicles. Workington Town Council also objected to the rooftop garden, but have no objections against the latest scheme. But Richard... Read more
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The News and Star
Haven relegated from RL's championshippull off a victory to take their campaign against the drop to next weekend's fi
Haven relegated from RL's championship
The News and Star / Posted 17 days ago
pull off a victory to take their campaign against the drop to next weekend's final game of the season against Swinton. Workington Town - already relegated from the Championship - recorded an outstanding 30-26 victory against full-time Bradford... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Calls for town centre parking changesCumbria County Council said: “The council is aware of issues raised by local re
Calls for town centre parking changes
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 18 days ago
Cumbria County Council said: “The council is aware of issues raised by local residents relating to parking restrictions in Workington town centre. “The council is currently reviewing these restrictions. The council can confirm Mrs Hayman has been... Read more
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The News and Star
Town hooker Olstrom faces ban threatWORKINGTON Town have been dealt a fresh blow ahead of Sunday's clash with Bradf
Town hooker Olstrom faces ban threat
The News and Star / Posted 19 days ago
WORKINGTON Town have been dealt a fresh blow ahead of Sunday's clash with Bradford with hooker Karl Olstrum facing the possibility of a lengthy ban. Town could be forced to start life in League One without Olstrum who is accused of physically... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Workington in Bloom winners revealedprize was awarded to the Brewery House of Main Road, Harrington. The winners w
Workington in Bloom winners revealed
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 20 days ago
prize was awarded to the Brewery House of Main Road, Harrington. The winners were announced at a prize-giving event at Workington Town Hall and they were presented by Workington mayor Joan Wright. The winners of the best domestic premise... Read more
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The News and Star
New investors come forward to help secure Workington Town's future after Kingstone Press Championship relegationNew investors have come forward to secure the future of Workington Town – and t
New investors come forward to help secure Workington Town's future after Kingstone Press Championship relegation
The News and Star / Posted 20 days ago
New investors have come forward to secure the future of Workington Town – and the club has also seen an influx of new directors. Despite Town's relegation from the Kingstone Press Championship being confirmed after their devastating loss at... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Investors come forward to secure Workington Town's futureNew investors have come forward to secure the future of Workington Town – and t
Investors come forward to secure Workington Town's future
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 20 days ago
New investors have come forward to secure the future of Workington Town – and the club has also seen an influx of new directors. Despite Town’s relegation from the Kingstone Press Championship being confirmed after their devastating loss at... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cory Spedding to sing in Workingtondue to demand. The performance, between 1pm and 3pm, is free and part of a sum
Cory Spedding to sing in Workington
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 20 days ago
due to demand. The performance, between 1pm and 3pm, is free and part of a summer entertainment programme provided by Workington Town Council and Allerdale council. She was due to perform in the town centre last month but the performance was... Read more
21d
The News and Star
Concerns over injury crisis grow for Workington Town coach Phil VeiversWorkington Town may have to take to the field against Bradford Bulls with just
Concerns over injury crisis grow for Workington Town coach Phil Veivers
The News and Star / Posted 21 days ago
Workington Town may have to take to the field against Bradford Bulls with just 14 men as their injury crisis deepens. Last weekend's defeat at the hands of Sheffield Eagles not only condemned Town to relegation but they also picked up more... Read more
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