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18 hrs ago | West Cumberland Times and Star

PHOTOS: Downies swing first victory against Uppies

Workington's Uppies and Downies mass football game got off to a flying start for the Downies, who won the first match of the series.

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Yesterday | West Cumberland Times and Star

Heat turned up in bid for lower energy bills

Tens of thousands of Workington homes and businesses could see big reductions in energy bills, thanks to a revolutionary new heating scheme being discussed next week.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

News and Star

Thief thanks Carlisle judge for jailing him

And the 37-year-old from Sarsfield Road, Workington, got his wish when the judge at Carlisle Crown Court jailed him for 17 weeks.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

News and Star

Hundreds sign up to fight Cumbria on-street parking fees plan

From left, councillor Willie Whalen, Julia Clifford, Viv Dodd secretary of Carlisle City Centre Business Group, Jo Clifford from Curves, Jenny Key, of Neil's Carpet Shop, Chris Corrieri, from Brucciani's and Angela Corrieri, from Fun 2 Do Cumbria County Council's decision to introduce on-street charges was part of its multi-million pound savings ... (more)

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Conker the dog shaken after thugs set fire to lead

A much-loved family pet was left terrified when yobs set fire to his lead outside a supermarket - while the dog was attached to it.

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News and Star

Taxi fares increase to be reviewed by Allerdale council

But some cabbies say they would have to make hundreds of fares to fund a change to their meter to accommodate a 10p price hike.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

News and Star

Workington GPs to pilot scheme to improve patient care

Longer GP opening hours will cut around 100 visits to A&E, doctors have claimed, as part of a new A 500,000 scheme.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cumbria County, England, Medicine, Nursing

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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A 520,000 to improve patients' GP access in Workington

Family doctors in Workington have been given A 511,292 to improve access to care for patients from a special A 50m fund launched by David Cameron.

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North-West Evening Mail

Cumbria Police appeal for witness to alleged incident of racial abuse

At around 2pm on Wednesday April 9 a man aged 30, was on Mossbay Road, Workington, walking towards the TA centre when four men allegedly started to shout racial abuse at him.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

News and Star

Microwave ready meals plan for north Cumbrian hospitals

The Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the area's nine community hospitals, has already introduced the meals in Cockermouth, Workington and Millom.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Workington leisure centre offers building opportunities

Construction companies interested in helping to build Workington's new leisure centre can find out about available opportunities later this month.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Workington dad in 'gizza job' plea

A Workington father-of-six has resorted to drastic action after struggling to find work over the past two years.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

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Closed nursing home to reopen under new bosses

Branthwaite Nursing Home at Workington closed in January, with elderly residents forced to move out, after it was unable to recruit staff.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Prince Charles wows the crowds in Workington

Prince Charles came across a few surprises on his way to the official opening of Hospice at Home West Cumbria's Finkle Street centre on Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Bitterns back at fire-hit reserve

A third of the reed bed at Siddick Ponds, near Workington, was destroyed in the massive blaze, which was visible from miles away.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

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Cumbrian pedestrian recovering after crash

The 36-year-old man from Workington was said to be in a critical condition following the accident on Saturday night.

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Shoppers and traders hit out at on-street parking charges

Marjorie Anderson suffers from Parkinson's disease and says it's difficult enough to get parked in Carlisle as it is.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

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Man badly hurt in car collision

The incident happened near Chasers pub in Washington Street, Workington, at the junction with Upper Jane Street at around 10.40pm last night.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

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Cumbrian factory closes its doors but nearly half the workers have yet to find new jobs

THE troubled Indorama factory in Workington has finally closed its doors - but nearly half the staff have yet to find new jobs.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

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First look at A 9.3m leisure centre planned for Workington

This is how Workington's new multi-million pound leisure centre will look if planners give the scheme the go-ahead.

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