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12 hrs ago | West Cumberland Times and Star

Anger at 'confusing' question in planning poll

Cockermouth goes to the polls next week to decide whether to adopt a pioneering order which would relax planning procedures in the town centre.

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16 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Planning applications submitted to the Lake District National Park Authority

Ambleside : Addition of balcony to holiday letting flat adjoining main part of house, at Chanctonbury, Hawkshead Hill, for S. Saczek; confirmation of compliance with condition no.

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21 hrs ago | News and Star

Man sparks major hunt after going missing on honeymoon in Malaysia

Jonathan Kemp, 28, whose family run the Captain Nelson pub in Maryport, had an argument with his new wife Alyson, 24, from Cockermouth, last Friday.

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Yesterday | News and Star

New plans to put brakes on speeding drivers in west Cumbria

Speeding drivers could be forced to slow down under a raft of new proposals to improve safety on Cumbria's roads.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

News and Star

Public sector strike: List of closed Cumbrian schools

Teachers and support staff are expected to take part in the action, which also includes the unions Unison, GMB, PCS, Unite and Fire Brigades Union.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

News and Star

Public sector strike: List of closed schools across Cumbria

Teachers and support staff are expected to take part in the action, which also includes the unions Unison, GMB, PCS, Unite and Fire Brigades Union.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

West Cumberland Times and Star

Major strike will hit schools and services in West Cumbria

Hundreds of teachers and school workers, firefighters, council workers and civil servants are expected to stop work for a day of action.

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News and Star

Cumbrian council warning to benefits cheats

Benefit cheats are being warned they will be caught and prosecuted as Allerdale council cracks down on those who fiddle the system.

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News and Star

Story Homes plan should be thrown out, say Cockermouth town councillors

They agreed last night at a packed meeting to recommend refusal of the proposed scheme on land at Strawberry How.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Cockermouth traders suffer 'A 2m loss' because of roadworks

Cockermouth traders are thought to have lost up to A 2 million as a result of the Main Street roadworks and are steeling themselves for the next battle.

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News and Star

Ready meals plan for Cumbria's hospitals on hold

Plans to roll out ready meals to all cottage hospitals in Cumbria are on hold while bosses find out more about what people think of them.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

News and Star

Major cash injection for arts in Cumbria

The Kirkgate Centre in Cockermouth has been awarded 850,000 by Arts Council England , while annual funding for other organisations across the county is either being sustained or increased.

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News and Star

Carlisle lawyer found hanged after taking on difficult client

A Carlisle lawyer who battled depression for 16 years was found hanged in his garden after he took on a difficult client and was left "crippled with anxiety", an inquest heard.

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News and Star

Fourth time lucky for Cumbrian housing scheme

Plans for 24 new homes in Cockermouth are one step away from getting the go-ahead - despite being refused three times previously.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

News and Star

Stripped, taped to chair and tortured by thugs

Thugs tortured a vulnerable man by getting him to strip naked, taping him to a chair and beating him with a pool cue and baseball bat.

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News and Star

Inquest verdict due after man's death fall at Cumbrian hospital

The mother of a Maryport man who died after falling from a hospital toilet window believes her son was trying to escape rather than kill himself.

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60 years of artist's work to go on show at Cumbrian gallery

More than 60 years of work by an internationally renowned Cumbrian artist will go on display at a Cockermouth gallery.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

News and Star

Hospital fall man squeezed himself out of window, inquest told

A man plummeted to his death after squeezing himself head-first out of a hospital toilet window, an inquest heard.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

News and Star

Firm makes fourth bid to build houses

Proposals to move tennis courts and car parking on land at Lorton Road are being recommended for approval this time but only if a legal agreement can be reached by an agreed deadline.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

Windfarms change hands for A 19.1m

The Meikle Carewe site, near Stonehaven, has been bought, along with the Tallentire facility at Cockermouth, Cumbria, in a deal worth 19.1 million.

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