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Sunday, 20 April 2014

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Don’t take Tom’s lifeline say parents

THE parents of a Frizington boy with Down’s syndrome could be forced to hand back their lifeline car – just weeks before their son receives a wheelchair.

Nicola awaits the call from Britain's Got Talent...

Whitehaven dancer Nicola Tubman and her country-style dance group CountryVive gained high praise and a “yes” from BGT's judges.

‘When I was finally diagnosed with Parkinson’s it was actually a relief’

cekane100401 John Kane’s diagnosis seven years ago, at only 51, brought to an end years of scans, tests, and referrals; and years of feeling “not quite right” – but not being able to put his finger on it. "I knew there was something wrong and needed to know what. Then I could decide what to do, how to treat it, and how to get on with the rest of my life..." (4 comments)

In The Whitehaven News this week...

From bin collections to pharmacies; details of all your Easter weekend services. Read about Copeland's capital runners' London Marathon success. There's financial boosts for Moor Row Jubilee Club and Mirehouse Residents' Group. Plus a double-page of schools Easter fun from Arlecdon, Tamalder, St Joseph's, ABC Nursery, Valley and St Bees Village - on sale now.

Making your vote count...

electionvote YOUR questions about the referendum for an elected mayor answered.

Hensingham Centre perform Jesus Christ Superstar

50061887W007.jpg Hensingham Centre performed Jesus Christ Superstar at St James church, Whitehaven on Friday, April 11. Enjoy our slideshow of pictures.

Energy coast February 2014

Energy Coast feb 14 Click on the headline above to read the latest Energy supplement in e-edition format.

In Cumbria

EM In-Cumbria 9 front Click on the headline above to read the latest In Cumbria supplement in e-edition format.

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Easter Fun

50061767W005.jpg Easter fun for youngsters in Copeland. Browse through our slideshow and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures


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

Haven captain Lee Mitchell previews the big Good Friday derby. Top ticketer Prudence stakes an early claim for the HTA title. Cyclists flock to Lowca for a successful fundraising event. There's wins for Celtic and Bransty in the junior footie ranks, and a junior rugby double for Wath Brow. And all the latest orienteering, golf and netball news - on sale now

Haven's 2014 fixtures

Craig Calvert photo All Whitehaven's Co-operative Championship and Challenge Cup fixtures and results for 2014.

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

Art students enjoy freedom

lakeslowespic2 CREATIVE artwork from Lakes College students is on display in Lowes Court Gallery.

Have you got hidden artistic talent?

dbrookespic1a EVER fancied having a go at painting, drawing, printmaking or discovering if you have hidden artistic talents?

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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