COPELAND residents are being “short-changed” by a decision to pay the elected mayor a fraction of the expected amount, it has been claimed. (3 comments)
- Increase in council tax and parking fees loom
- Sellafield clean-up bill soars to ‘astonishing’ £53 billion
- Copeland Council owe £15 million for £5 million loan (3 comments)
- Much-anticipated maternity services report delayed
- ‘We’re still standing for mayor despite pay row’
- Kai showcases talent at Billy Elliot audition
- Partially-sighted man denies sex assaults
Moresby's Haley McTaggart denies defrauding a dead teenager's charity, a Frizington firm is helping a Crufts champion, motoring enthusiasts are being asked to take part in vintage show, Seascale School has become the first in Cumbria to become dyslexic-friendly.
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Ennerdale School pupils have fun learning about Chinese culture during their topic on the Chinese New Year. Enjoy our slide show of pictures.
Lamplugh School pupils enjoy lots of activities at their After School Club which is held in the old school cellar. Browse through our slideshow and order prints from www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures
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On the footie field, Celtic pick up a valuable win in the Wearside League and there's picture action from Whitehaven Miners v White Star in the County League. Athlete James Bowness is called up for Team GB. Egremont's junior rugby stars are in action. Plus all the latest snooker, hockey, hound trailing and golf 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