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West Cumberland Times & Star
HAPPENING LIVE: Autumn Budget 2017said Mr Hammond should "do the right thing" and back the £10bn project to build
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 18 hours ago
said Mr Hammond should "do the right thing" and back the £10bn project to build a brand new nuclear power station in West Cumbria. Hundreds of people across Cumbria are upping the pressure on Chancellor Philip Hammond to making school... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
HAPPENING LIVE: Autumn Budget 2017said Mr Hammond should "do the right thing" and back the £10bn project to build
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
said Mr Hammond should "do the right thing" and back the £10bn project to build a brand new nuclear power station in West Cumbria. Hundreds of people across Cumbria are upping the pressure on Chancellor Philip Hammond to making school... Read more
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The News and Star
HAPPENING LIVE: Autumn Budget 2017said Mr Hammond should "do the right thing" and back the £10bn project to build
The News and Star / Posted 19 hours ago
said Mr Hammond should "do the right thing" and back the £10bn project to build a brand new nuclear power station in West Cumbria. Hundreds of people across Cumbria are upping the pressure on Chancellor Philip Hammond to making school... Read more
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Whitehaven News
HAPPENING LIVE: Autumn Budget 2017said Mr Hammond should "do the right thing" and back the £10bn project to build
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 hours ago
said Mr Hammond should "do the right thing" and back the £10bn project to build a brand new nuclear power station in West Cumbria. Hundreds of people across Cumbria are upping the pressure on Chancellor Philip Hammond to making school... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
University industrial chief demands Moorside supportPhilip Hammond should “do the right thing” and back the £10bn project to build
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Philip Hammond should “do the right thing” and back the £10bn project to build a brand new nuclear power station in west Cumbria. Both the Nuclear Industry Association and John Woodcock, MP for Barrow and Furness, have demanded that the... Read more
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The News and Star
University industrial chief demands Moorside supportPhilip Hammond should “do the right thing” and back the £10bn project to build
The News and Star / Posted 20 hours ago
Philip Hammond should “do the right thing” and back the £10bn project to build a brand new nuclear power station in west Cumbria. Both the Nuclear Industry Association and John Woodcock, MP for Barrow and Furness, have demanded that the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
University industrial chief demands Moorside supportPhilip Hammond should “do the right thing” and back the £10bn project to build
Whitehaven News / Posted 20 hours ago
Philip Hammond should “do the right thing” and back the £10bn project to build a brand new nuclear power station in west Cumbria. Both the Nuclear Industry Association and John Woodcock, MP for Barrow and Furness, have demanded that the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Devastated family pay tribute to seven-year-old who lost her cancer battlebell, so we want something where our princess can be a princess." Emily's stor
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
bell, so we want something where our princess can be a princess." Emily's story has touched the heart of many across West Cumbria, who have paid tribute to her courage. Alison Jolly, of Workington, said her and her son John consider the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Hospice At Home West Cumbria's boss to retireA founder member of a West Cumbrian charity who has been at its helm for the la
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
A founder member of a West Cumbrian charity who has been at its helm for the last four years has announced she is retiring. Linda Hewitt, 59, of Cockermouth, was a community nurse when Hospice At Home West Cumbria was founded 30 years ago. In 2013... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Hospice At Home West Cumbria's boss to retireA founder member of a West Cumbrian charity who has been at its helm for the la
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
A founder member of a West Cumbrian charity who has been at its helm for the last four years has announced she is retiring. Linda Hewitt, 59, of Cockermouth, was a community nurse when Hospice At Home West Cumbria was founded 30 years ago. In 2013... Read more
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The News and Star
Hospice At Home West Cumbria's boss to retireA founder member of a West Cumbrian charity who has been at its helm for the la
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
A founder member of a West Cumbrian charity who has been at its helm for the last four years has announced she is retiring. Linda Hewitt, 59, of Cockermouth, was a community nurse when Hospice At Home West Cumbria was founded 30 years ago. In 2013... Read more
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The News and Star
Deadlock as Salterbeck and Bransty play out a draw in West Cumbria Youth LeagueThere was nothing to choose between Salterbeck and Bransty Rangers' under-14 si
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
There was nothing to choose between Salterbeck and Bransty Rangers' under-14 sides in the West Cumbria Youth League. The two sides were locked together at full time, both bagging three goals apiece in a tight encounter. Seaton Juniors are setting... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Deadlock as Salterbeck and Bransty play out a draw in West Cumbria Youth LeagueThere was nothing to choose between Salterbeck and Bransty Rangers' under-14 si
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
There was nothing to choose between Salterbeck and Bransty Rangers' under-14 sides in the West Cumbria Youth League. The two sides were locked together at full time, both bagging three goals apiece in a tight encounter. Seaton Juniors are setting... Read more
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The News and Star
Community enjoys Whitehaven's Christmas lights switch-onYouth Choir, led by Cory Spedding, sang a number of tunes. Cory said she was d
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Youth Choir, led by Cory Spedding, sang a number of tunes. Cory said she was delighted the youngsters who are from across West Cumbria performed at the event. She said: "It just means everything to be able to showcase their talents in my... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Community enjoys Whitehaven's Christmas lights switch-onYouth Choir, led by Cory Spedding, sang a number of tunes. Cory said she was d
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
Youth Choir, led by Cory Spedding, sang a number of tunes. Cory said she was delighted the youngsters who are from across West Cumbria performed at the event. She said: "It just means everything to be able to showcase their talents in my... Read more
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The News and Star
Drama kids to dance at Disneyland ParisChristmas has come early for a group of performing children in Carlisle and wes
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Christmas has come early for a group of performing children in Carlisle and west Cumbria. The youngsters, who attend Razzamataz Theatre School will be performing at Disneyland Paris. The 45 children, aged between eight and 18, attend the theatre... Read more
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The News and Star
New haven for families of sick Cumbrian childrenhas been transformed by the Team Evie charity. It provides parents and carers
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
has been transformed by the Team Evie charity. It provides parents and carers of sick children from across north and west Cumbria an area on the ward where they can make drinks, meals and relax safe in the knowledge that they are just a few... Read more
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Whitehaven News
New haven for families of sick Cumbrian childrenhas been transformed by the Team Evie charity. It provides parents and carers
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
has been transformed by the Team Evie charity. It provides parents and carers of sick children from across north and west Cumbria an area on the ward where they can make drinks, meals and relax safe in the knowledge that they are just a few... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
New haven for families of sick Cumbrian childrenhas been transformed by the Team Evie charity. It provides parents and carers
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
has been transformed by the Team Evie charity. It provides parents and carers of sick children from across north and west Cumbria an area on the ward where they can make drinks, meals and relax safe in the knowledge that they are just a few... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Bans slapped on six serial shoplifters in west CumbriaHomes and businesses in west Cumbria will be safe from six prolific criminals t
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
Homes and businesses in west Cumbria will be safe from six prolific criminals this Christmas. The six have had lengthy banning orders slapped on them to stop them from plaguing the shops and businesses they have targeted. Five of the six have also... Read more
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The News and Star
Bans slapped on six serial shoplifters in west CumbriaHomes and businesses in west Cumbria will be safe from six prolific criminals t
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Homes and businesses in west Cumbria will be safe from six prolific criminals this Christmas. The six have had lengthy banning orders slapped on them to stop them from plaguing the shops and businesses they have targeted. Five of the six have also... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Bans slapped on six serial shoplifters in west CumbriaHomes and businesses in west Cumbria will be safe from six prolific criminals t
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
Homes and businesses in west Cumbria will be safe from six prolific criminals this Christmas. The six have had lengthy banning orders slapped on them to stop them from plaguing the shops and businesses they have targeted. Five of the six have also... Read more
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The News and Star
Youngsters raise cash for Children in NeedPupils across West Cumbria put on their Pudsey ears and donned their spottiest
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Pupils across West Cumbria put on their Pudsey ears and donned their spottiest outfits to raise money for Children in Need. Schools and nurseries have been getting involved in fundraising activities today that have included a sponsored toddle and a... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Youngsters raise cash for Children in NeedPupils across West Cumbria put on their Pudsey ears and donned their spottiest
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
Pupils across West Cumbria put on their Pudsey ears and donned their spottiest outfits to raise money for Children in Need. Schools and nurseries have been getting involved in fundraising activities today that have included a sponsored toddle and a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Youngsters raise cash for Children in NeedPupils across West Cumbria put on their Pudsey ears and donned their spottiest
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
Pupils across West Cumbria put on their Pudsey ears and donned their spottiest outfits to raise money for Children in Need. Schools and nurseries have been getting involved in fundraising activities today that have included a sponsored toddle and a... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Beaches judged safe for swimmingBeaches across West Cumbria have been judged safe for swimming. Silecroft, as
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
Beaches across West Cumbria have been judged safe for swimming. Silecroft, as well as St Bees, was deemed excellent - the highest and the required standard to qualify for Blue Flag status. Allonby and Seascale are good while Haverigg, Allonby South... Read more
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The News and Star
Former Cumbrian pub turned into new Indian restaurant and takeawayAlam, 28, who formerly ran Spiceland in Egremont before selling the business an
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Alam, 28, who formerly ran Spiceland in Egremont before selling the business and moving to Birmingham, has returned to West Cumbria for this new venture. He also ran an Indian restaurant in Birmingham which he sold to come here. He said he... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Whitehaven's Christmas lights switch-on guidetwo Christmas trees at St Nicholas' Church. A street collection will be held f
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
two Christmas trees at St Nicholas' Church. A street collection will be held for the mayor's charity, Hospice at Home West Cumbria. There will be a selection of arts and crafts stalls on King Street, and there will also be street... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
New life for an old pub –as an Indian restaurantAlam, 28, who formerly ran Spiceland in Egremont before selling the business an
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
Alam, 28, who formerly ran Spiceland in Egremont before selling the business and moving to Birmingham, has returned to West Cumbria for this new venture. He also ran an Indian restaurant in Birmingham which he sold to come here. He said he... Read more
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The News and Star
New life for an old pub –as an Indian restaurantAlam, 28, who formerly ran Spiceland in Egremont before selling the business an
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Alam, 28, who formerly ran Spiceland in Egremont before selling the business and moving to Birmingham, has returned to West Cumbria for this new venture. He also ran an Indian restaurant in Birmingham which he sold to come here. He said he... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Two teenagers in serious condition following crashFour people were taken to hospital – two in a serious condition – following a c
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Four people were taken to hospital – two in a serious condition – following a crash in West Cumbria last night. It happened at 6.20pm yesterday at Drigg, near to Holmrook. Two teenagers were taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle with... Read more
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The News and Star
Maryport services could be lost as town faces £57,000 CCTV billfor the town. This week, Chief Insp Ben Swinson said the police would work clo
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
for the town. This week, Chief Insp Ben Swinson said the police would work closely with Maryport and other communities in West Cumbria to explore all avenues to tackle anti-social behaviour. He added: “This will involve looking at a broad range... Read more
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The News and Star
Two teenagers in serious condition following crashFour people were taken to hospital – two in a serious condition – following a c
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
Four people were taken to hospital – two in a serious condition – following a crash in West Cumbria last night. It happened at 6.20pm yesterday at Drigg, near to Holmrook. Two teenagers were taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle with... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Two teenagers in serious condition following crashFour people were taken to hospital – two in a serious condition – following a c
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
Four people were taken to hospital – two in a serious condition – following a crash in West Cumbria last night. It happened at 6.20pm yesterday at Drigg, near to Holmrook. Two teenagers were taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle with... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Maryport services could be lost as town faces £57,000 CCTV billfor the town. This week, Chief Insp Ben Swinson said the police would work clo
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
for the town. This week, Chief Insp Ben Swinson said the police would work closely with Maryport and other communities in West Cumbria to explore all avenues to tackle anti-social behaviour. He added: “This will involve looking at a broad range... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Hawcoat Park face tough cup test at Whitehavenmake up one of their Cumbria League games at Wilson Park. WHITEHAVEN v HAWCOAT
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
make up one of their Cumbria League games at Wilson Park. WHITEHAVEN v HAWCOAT PARK THE Maroon and Whites travel to West Cumbria looking to take a tough scalp in the county cup. Whitehaven who have been playing some great rugby of late in... Read more
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The News and Star
West Cumbrian cancer patients get pampered at Lakes Collegepamper session to treat patients at a local hospice has been held at Lakes Coll
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
pamper session to treat patients at a local hospice has been held at Lakes College. Cancer patients from Hospice at Home West Cumbria were treated to free manicures by the beauty therapy students. One of the group was Lorraine Kirkbride, 47, of... Read more
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Whitehaven News
West Cumbrian cancer patients get pampered at Lakes Collegepamper session to treat patients at a local hospice has been held at Lakes Coll
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
pamper session to treat patients at a local hospice has been held at Lakes College. Cancer patients from Hospice at Home West Cumbria were treated to free manicures by the beauty therapy students. One of the group was Lorraine Kirkbride, 47, of... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
West Cumbrian cancer patients get pampered at Lakes Collegepamper session to treat patients at a local hospice has been held at Lakes Coll
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
pamper session to treat patients at a local hospice has been held at Lakes College. Cancer patients from Hospice at Home West Cumbria were treated to free manicures by the beauty therapy students. One of the group was Lorraine Kirkbride, 47, of... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Crackdown on safety dangers of septic tanks in Cumbriaaround Haverigg, Millom and Seascale on Friday to remind residents to check the
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
around Haverigg, Millom and Seascale on Friday to remind residents to check their tanks. Rosie Law, project officer from West Cumbria Rivers Trust, said: “We work a lot with farmers to ensure agricultural practices don’t impact water quality in... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Crackdown on safety dangers of septic tanks in Cumbriaaround Haverigg, Millom and Seascale on Friday to remind residents to check the
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
around Haverigg, Millom and Seascale on Friday to remind residents to check their tanks. Rosie Law, project officer from West Cumbria Rivers Trust, said: “We work a lot with farmers to ensure agricultural practices don’t impact water quality in... Read more
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The News and Star
Crackdown on safety dangers of septic tanks in Cumbriaaround Haverigg, Millom and Seascale on Friday to remind residents to check the
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
around Haverigg, Millom and Seascale on Friday to remind residents to check their tanks. Rosie Law, project officer from West Cumbria Rivers Trust, said: “We work a lot with farmers to ensure agricultural practices don’t impact water quality in... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Crackdown on safety dangers of septic tanks in Cumbriaaround Haverigg, Millom and Seascale on Friday to remind residents to check the
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
around Haverigg, Millom and Seascale on Friday to remind residents to check their tanks. Rosie Law, project officer from West Cumbria Rivers Trust, said: “We work a lot with farmers to ensure agricultural practices don’t impact water quality in... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
'Utterly stupid' fraudster claimed £4,425 with blank chequeto the police and we fully co-operated with their investigation. "The Mail has
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
to the police and we fully co-operated with their investigation. "The Mail has more than 115 years of history in south and west Cumbria and the relationship of trust it has built over that period with our commercial clients and readers is of... Read more
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The News and Star
Woman sentenced for not paying council taxprosecuted by Allerdale council after failing to pay £1,610.65 of outstanding t
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
prosecuted by Allerdale council after failing to pay £1,610.65 of outstanding tax from 2016/17. Davies was found guilty at West Cumbria Magistrates Court in Workington. She was given a 45-day prison sentence, suspended on condition that she pays... Read more
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The News and Star
Picture gallery: Pudsey in Cumbriain Need - Pudsey visit to St Bees Village School. pic MIKE McKENZIE 17th Nov 20
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
in Need - Pudsey visit to St Bees Village School. pic MIKE McKENZIE 17th Nov 2016 Children in Need's Pudsey has St Bees Village School pupil Emma Wrigley. Pudsey was visiting the school during his tour of West Cumbria. pic Mi... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Cowper School of Dance through the yearsAdrienne Kelly’s great grandfather Oliver Cowper in 1871. He was a much-respect
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
Adrienne Kelly’s great grandfather Oliver Cowper in 1871. He was a much-respected dance teacher and was well known all over West Cumbria. With his wife, Margaret, Mr Cowper was engaged in the music and dancing profession for over 40 years, with... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Woman sentenced for not paying council taxprosecuted by Allerdale council after failing to pay £1,610.65 of outstanding t
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
prosecuted by Allerdale council after failing to pay £1,610.65 of outstanding tax from 2016/17. Davies was found guilty at West Cumbria Magistrates Court in Workington. She was given a 45-day prison sentence, suspended on condition that she pays... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Christmas lights switch-on events - all you need to knowTowns across West Cumbria are gearing up to formally begin their countdowns to
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
Towns across West Cumbria are gearing up to formally begin their countdowns to Christmas. Lights switch ons are planned across the area in the coming weeks, beginning this weekend. Maryport's lights will be switched on on Saturday, November 18, a... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Scarlet fever cases reported in Carlisle and west CumbriaFour cases of scarlet fever across north and west Cumbria have been reported to
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
Four cases of scarlet fever across north and west Cumbria have been reported to Public Health England. Doctors in England and Wales are obliged by law to notify the authorities of suspected cases of certain infectious diseases, of which scarlet... Read more
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