The Conservative Party's parliamentary candidate for Copeland, Stephen Haraldsen, became the first of the candidates to join us for a one-hour online Q&A. Here's how he answered your questions
St Bees School will close at the end of the summer term, its governors have confirmed. (29 comments)
A Whitehaven youth project has been given a £150,000 cash injection, pupils across Copeland have been preparing for Rock Challenge, Shaun Sandham is Kells' new vicar, James Burns has been given a date for his life-changing operation, Jarred's next stop is John O'Groats and mythical creatures were created at The Beacon.
HOSPITAL chiefs have hit back at claims that income from car parking goes to a private firm instead of into healthcare.
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TRIBUTES have been paid to outgoing Copeland Council leader Elaine Woodburn at her final meeting at the helm. (3 comments)
A MAJOR overhaul of Copeland Council is on the cards next month with almost half the existing councillors deciding to stand down. (2 comments)
St Patrick's Primary, St Benedict's and Mayfield school pupils polish up their acts during their school's Rock Challenge rehearsals. View our slideshow and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures
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Children at Acorns Pre-School at Cleator Moor had lots of fun when the mini beasts from Zoolab visited. Enjoy our slideshow of pictures.
We speak exclusively to Haven's new general manager Amanda Hewer. A Lofthouse hat-trick gives Mirehouse FC hope. There's rugby union picture action from Whitehaven Seconds v Aspatria. And there's a cash boost for Wath Brow Hornets' junior ranks. Plus all the latest hound trailing, sailing, swimming and orienteering news - on sale now.
All Whitehaven's Co-operative Championship and Challenge Cup fixtures and results for 2015.
THE carnivals of yesteryear were certainly lavish affairs. Take a step back in time and look at some images from the 1920s and 1930s that demonstrate how the crowds turned out for this annual highlight of the summer months