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  1. Edwin Stephenson figures in the scoreboard as - absent shamefully and disgracefully 0'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | CricketCountry.com

    First group of English cricketers to travel to Australia. Standing, from left: George Bennett, William Mudie, William Caffyn, HH Stephenson, George Griffith, WB Mallam , Roger Iddison, Thomas Hearne, Edwin Stephenson.

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  2. Planning bid for major pipeline to supply water from Thirlmere to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Thewestmorland Gazette

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  3. Sexually frustrated boyfriend could be jailed after trying to have sex with partner's dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    George Litt told the court that he and his girlfriend had not had sex "for months" and had downed 12 cans of larger at the time George Litt, 61, had been boozing on 12 cans of larger and admitted he and his partner had not had sex "for months" when he was left briefly alone with her female Boston terrier called 'Chico'. West Cumbria Courthouse heard that the attempt to have sex with the dog took place in a caravan on the Lake District coastline.

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  4. Jamaica in Britain: the legacy of slavery and sugarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | The Gleaner

    After reading, among other books, Sir Hilary Beckles' Britain's Black Debt , I decided to do some research of my own. My focus would be on what happened to the profit that those who benefited from slavery and sugar.

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  5. Teachers' strike means hundreds of academy pupils will stay homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | News and Star

    Staff at The Whitehaven Academy in west Cumbria are walking out tomorrow amid claims that "unacceptable" conditions are "undermining their professionalism". They are also proposing to walk out on Tuesday and Wednesday next week, and for three consecutive days the following week from February 2 to 4. The union says the action has been called because of the failure of the academy's leaders to look to resolve teachers' concerns "over unacceptable conditions of service and working practices which are undermining teachers' working conditions and professionalism".

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  6. Council's concerns over new public car parkRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | News and Star

    For this to start operating, Copeland council needs consent from Cumbria County Council for an order it made to run a car park on this site. It states: "Cumbria County Council are due to consider the request at a meeting of their local committee on February 12, 2016.

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  7. Men accused of raping woman in park appear in courtRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2016 | News and Star

    Stuart Milne, 36, and Terry Parry, 30, of separate addresses on Bow Fell Road, Whitehaven, are jointly charged with the offence following an alleged incident in the town's St Nicholas' Gardens on June 29 last year.

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  8. Hardy swimmers brave Cumbria New Year dipRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2016 | News and Star

    More than 100 costumed and scantily-clad people flung themselves into the freezing Irish Sea for the annual charity event. The dip, started by Copeland's mayor Mike Starkie, raises thousands of pounds for different charities and this year was no different.

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  9. Sellafield gives A 1,000 of children's books to foodbank familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | News and Star

    Story books with a total value of A 1,000 have been bought for youngsters taking part in a foodbank's lunch scheme. As well as the food packs that are being provided over the Christmas holidays, books have also been donated to give to children.

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  10. New era of coal mining in Cumbria to bring hundreds of jobsRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | News and Star

    The company hoping to drill for coal in Whitehaven have a clear favourite for where a new mine set to bring hundreds of jobs should go. West Cumbria Mining Company has published the feedback it has received on the two possible locations for the proposed development; the former anhydrite mine at Marchon and a new drift mine at Pow Beck between St Bees and Mirehouse.

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  11. A 5m plan to revamp busy street may lead to bus banRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | News and Star

    And the potential multi-million-pound scheme could see buses banned from Lowther Street and motorists discouraged to make it more pedestrian-friendly. The unveiled plans are the final phase in the 5 million Whitehaven Streetscape scheme which has already seen pedestrian-focused improvements in the vicinity of Albion Square and at the Strand Street roundabout.

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  12. Bulls new boy Welham has no grounds to complainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    NEW Bulls recruit Kris Welham is not fazed by the prospect of going to the likes of Workington, Whitehaven and Batley next season. Jimmy Lowes' side found life tough during their two trips to Cumbria last term and also struggled to overcome Batley and Dewsbury on their own patch.

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  13. Drop-in sessions as part of maternity services review in CumbriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | News and Star

    Already 500 people have taken part in an online survey to give their views on what they feel is important when it comes to giving birth. It is being led partly by Cath Broderick, a qualified consultant who has been involved in other major public consultations including a high-profile reconfiguration of services in Greater Manchester.

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  14. Police identify body found in west CumbriaRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | News and Star

    His body was found by a member of the public at around 11.30am in the Todholes Road area of Cleator Moor. Mr Nicholls, 34, of Clayton Avenue, Cleator Moor, was last seen at about 10pm on Saturday, getting into a taxi on Tangier Street, Whitehaven, outside Roc Bar.

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  15. Man's body found in west CumbriaRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | News and Star

    It was found by a member of the public at around 11.30am in the Todholes Road area of Cleator Moor. Formal identification has not yet taken place but the family of missing man Stephen Nicholls are in the process of being notified.

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  16. Police concerned for man missing from west CumbriaRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | News and Star

    Police are concerned for the welfare of a 34-year-old west Cumbrian man who has been missing since Saturday. Stephen Nicholls, who is from the Cleator Moor area, was last seen at approximately 10pm on Saturday night, getting into a taxi on Tangier Street, Whitehaven, outside Rock Bar.

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  17. Councils row about who should pay Remembrance Parade billRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | News and Star

    Previously, Copeland council organised and paid for the event but the responsibility has been passed on since the formation this year of Whitehaven town council. With some annoyed that they were not invited to discuss the change, the town councillors have decided to wait until they get the bill before they make any decision about paying.

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  18. Memorial skate park in Whitehaven given planning consentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | News and Star

    A skatepark in memory of a schoolboy who died in a bus crash has been approved at a planning panel meeting. The final piece of funding for the Kie Park project in Whitehaven was secured earlier this month and planning officers unanimously approved plans for the 800 square metre landscaped, spray concrete skatepark.

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  19. Copeland council set to approve Kie Park memorial projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | News and Star

    A project to create a skate park in memory of a schoolboy who died in a bus crash has moved a step closer to becoming reality. The final piece of funding for the Kie Park project in Whitehaven was secured earlier this month and the committee behind the scheme has been handed another boost after the plans were recommended for approval by Copeland Council.

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  20. New bid to get funding for west Cumbrian academy school rebuildRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | News and Star

    Fresh attempts are to be made to ensure an ageing school does not miss out when a town sees an overhaul of education. Leaders of Whitehaven Academy are resurrecting their attempts to get Government funding to rebuild the school site with new backing from those behind a 33 million transformation of secondary schooling in the town.

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