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3 hrs ago | West Cumberland Times and Star

Maryport churches host exhibitions

A quilt festival at St Mary's, in Netherhall, will show items made by Maryport women over the past couple of centuries as well as the patchwork patterns and designs used all over the world for quilts, clothing and soft furnishings.

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7 hrs ago | West Cumberland Times and Star

Facelift for Workington Hall if council can stump up the A 300,000

Tenders are due in today for work to repair and make safe the back of the hall and the gatehouse.

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9 hrs ago | News and Star

Carlisle court jury out in metal bar attack trial

A jury is out to consider its verdict on man accused of hitting another man over the head with a metal bar after a row over 15. Nicholas George Wilson, 32, of Smith Road, Salterbeck, Workington, is accused of striking Jack Greggain, who was 17 at the time of the incident, with the object in October last year.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Whitehaven News

'We told you so!' Firefighters' crisis warning 'proved right'

A "MAJOR delay" following a suspected arson attack on a Mirehouse home led to the blaze spreading across the property, firefighters claimed this week.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

West Cumberland Times and Star

Mourners pay tribute to the life of 'our little star'

Around 200 people were at St Michael's Church in Workington on Tuesday to remember the life of dancer, amateur actress and mother-of-two Louise Jane Ray.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Big 'yes' to Lidl store plan

Two drop-in sessions were held on Monday and Tuesday at the town's Wave Centre to allow people to see the proposals for the 2,500-square-metre store.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Isabelle's joy at surgery go-ahead

A Workington girl who suffers from cerebral palsy has been given the go-ahead for life-changing surgery and aftercare.

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News and Star

Attack man facing long prison sentence, Carlisle court told

A 25-year-old Workington man faces being sent to prison after he admitted assaulting another man during a night out in Whitehaven.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

News and Star

A-level results day for Cumbrian students

At Netherhall School in Maryport celebrations were in the air as the long weeks of waiting came to an end.

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Whitehaven News

Fire crews issue a crisis warning

THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT: Two of the Whitehaven firefighters wave their thanks to the drivers who were honking their support On several occasions in the past fortnight only two firefighters have been based at the station and that has meant BOTH fire engines have been "off the run".

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Jewish World Review

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd:

By now, many in the United Kingdom have such exaggerated concern for "health and safety" that they are sensitive to even the tiniest, most far-fetched risks.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

News and Star

Seaton murder that became milestone in UK history

As Maryport man Gwynne Owen Evans took his final steps to the gallows, no one had any idea that he was making history.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

West Cumberland Times and Star

Talks in Maryport over hospital food change plans

Town councillors met last week with Stephen Prince, from the Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and Tracey Porter, matron of Maryport and Cockermouth cottage hospitals.

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News and Star

Views wanted on plans for new homes on disused land

Allerdale Investment Partnership is asking people who live and work in and around the town what they think about proposals for new homes earmarked for disused land off Ashfield Road South.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Maryport colleagues run for cancer charity

Five women from a Maryport bank swapped their cheque books for running shoes to raise more than A 3,000 for charity.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Pigeons culled in Workington after complaints

More than 400 pigeons have been culled in Workington and Harrington in a bid to reduce the nuisance that they cause.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Tastes of the world comes to new Workington shop

The couple, who opened their first shop in Maryport's Curzon Street in 2012, import products from places like Thailand, Slovakia and South Africa.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Infant honour guard at Workington nursery worker's wedding

Karl and Katie, deputy manager of Jack and Jill Pre-School at St Mary's School in Westfield, left the church to be greeted by a guard of honour from the toddlers who held up bunting.

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News and Star

Fishing boat towed to safety off Cumbrian coast

A stricken fishing boat that was drifting "dangerously close" to rocks off Lowca Point was towed to safety by Workington lifeboat last night.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

News and Star

Jobs boost as discount chain expands number of shops

B&M Bargains will create 40 positions when it expands its current Whitehaven store, with another 40 jobs provided at the new Workington branch opening next month.

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