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Friday | 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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Friday | West Cumberland Times and Star

Careers fair in former record shop is big hit

It gave school leavers and job seekers the chance to speak to local employees about vacancies, apprenticeships, training and further education in a variety of fields including retail, construction and IT.

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Friday | News and Star

Cumbrian farmer fined for ignoring cow's eye cancer

A farmer has been fined for one of the worst cases of animal neglect seen by a veterinary inspector during his 34 year career.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

News and Star

Hundreds of vehicles at Cumbrian vintage rally

He has driven Mini Coopers for 20 years and yesterday he brought along his 1969 Mk2 vehicle, complete with a roof rack and picnic blanket laid out in front of it.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

News and Star

Money laundering charge dropped against cannabis grower

Mark Austin, 42, had already admitted a charge of producing the class C drug when he appeared at Carlisle Crown Court to plead not guilty to possessing cash which he knew had come from criminal conduct.

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News and Star

Cumbria police found seven air guns in collectors' home

John Plaskett, 45, was arrested at his home on Wastwater Avenue, Workington, after police found a variety of air weapons by the side of his bed and in his hall.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

News and Star

Pizza firm Domino's offers 'finder's fee' for sites in Cumbrian towns

Pizza chain Domino's wants to open outlets in Workington and Whitehaven, and is prepared to pay an A 8,000 "finder's fee" to secure sites.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

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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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

90 jobs at two new Wetherspoon pubs

Cumbria is set for an employment boost, with pub chain JD Wetherspoon creating 90 jobs when it opens two new bars.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Bob gears up for Distington vintage gathering

Bob Sanderson has always enjoyed taking things apart and putting them back together.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Workington pays tribute to its armed forces

Soldiers past and present said they were overwhelmed by the support shown to them by people at Workington's annual Armed Forces Day parade.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Search begins to find replacement Workington MP

Labour MP Sir Tony Cunningham revealed last week that he was to step down after 13 years to spend more time with his family.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Firm calls for rethink on Workington affordable housing

A major housing developer has pledged its commitment to build a multi-million-pound housing and holiday complex in Workington.

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News and Star

A 1m Cumbria-wide CCTV system by end of year

Police chiefs say cameras should be ready to go within 2014 in what is expected to be a phased launch of the system, which will concentrate on key urban areas across the county.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

News and Star

Feedback wanted on plans for seven-day-a-week GP service

Details of plans to create a seven-day-a-week GP service for patients in Workington will be revealed next week.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

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Cumbrian learner driver twice alcohol limit when he crashed

Andrew Dunn, of The Gavels, Great Clifton, near Workington, admitted four separate driving offences including dangerous driving despite not yet having even passed his driving test.

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Hundreds sign petition calling for new Cumbrian bypass

The fight for a new bypass to stop traffic causing misery to people living in Workington has moved up a gear.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

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Cumbria council could take over parking enforcement

Parking enforcement across Cumbria could be brought under county council control following a review of how new on-street parking charges will be controlled.

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News and Star

All-female election shortlist for Workington would be 'wrong'

An all-female shortlist to be Workington's next MP would be the "wrong move" according to a leading member of the town's Labour Party.

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