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Sunday, 26 April 2015

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Wrestling royalty support Danica

Six-time world champion Booker T and Rey Mysterio support Egremont charity (1 comment)

Also in your Whitehaven News this week...

Former medical director Mike Walker's funds have been investigated, a Sellafield worker is in a life-threatening condition after heart attack at work, a double-murder inquest could take place next month, the Great North Air Ambulance has received a cheque for £10,000, Jolan has organised a concert in memory of his mum, William King is the youngest builder to be nominated for a top award.

Cancer sufferer to cycle 140 miles for charity

A WHITEHAVEN man who has been “to hell and back’’ suffering from pancreatic cancer will be cycling 140 miles for charity – in between his weekly bouts of chemotherapy.

Fabulously flouncy

TV presenter Laurence speaks ahead of visit (1 comment)

Tributes to outgoing leader

JFwoodburn TRIBUTES have been paid to outgoing Copeland Council leader Elaine Woodburn at her final meeting at the helm. (3 comments)

Almost half are standing down

cejjjackson A MAJOR overhaul of Copeland Council is on the cards next month with almost half the existing councillors deciding to stand down. (6 comments)

Elected mayor Q&A

The Whitehaven News has carried out a Q&A with Copeland's three elected mayor candidates. What did they have to say about our hospital, roads, nuclear industry, town centres and more...

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Copeland candidates and one minute manifestos

ELECTION WEBCHAT: Stephen Haraldsen, Conservative Party, Copeland

Election 2015 - Copeland candidates/Stephen Haraldsen.JPG 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

Energy coast February 2015

EM Energy front February 2015 Click on the headline above to read the latest Energy supplement in e-edition format.

In Cumbria

incumbrianov Click on the headline above to read the latest In Cumbria supplement in e-edition format.

Whitehaven News events search

Haig Pit Animal Attraction Day

50075957W008.jpg Haig Pit held an Animal Attraction Day on Saturday, April 18 2015. Enjoy our slideshow and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures


Rock Challenge Rehearsals

50075751W012.jpg 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

In the Whitehaven News' sports pages this week...

Egremont RL rise to the top, Distington RL remain on the heels of leaders, dead heat excitement in the hounds, Dave Cooper sets the target for Seascale golfers, Cleator Moor Celtic keep up advantage in Wearside League, and St Benedict's warm up for County Cup final with a win.

Haven's 2015 fixtures

Craig Calvert photo All Whitehaven's Co-operative Championship and Challenge Cup fixtures and results for 2015.

Whitehaven carnivals of yesteryear

S761371.jpg 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

You Say

What chance of new path for pedestrians?

letter CATCH up with views and comments from readers in this week's Letters Page. And if you wish to send a letter, write to letters.wn@whitehaven-news.co.uk

Wedding knees-up in Egremont

weddingsingerpic3 A SLICE of 1980s nostalgia can be enjoyed courtesy of Whitehaven Theatre Group next week.

Jailed forger John is inspired by greats

johnmyattpic1 A JAILED art forger now working as a respected artist is Keswick bound.

In The Archives

Taken back in time

Catherine Clark and Jacqueline Moore from Whitehaven Record Office and Local Studies Library on special activity sessions with an historic twist (6 comments)
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