Council chiefs are bracing themselves for the loss of more than 2,000 jobs.
- Cumbrian man, 65, denies five charges of raping girl
- Motorists warned about abnormal load
- 'I am comfortable in my skin. I don't need permission or forgiveness' (5 comments)
- Multi-million-pound boost for Copeland (6 comments)
- Cumbrian man jailed after stealing trainspotter's camera
- Fresh revival plan could see St Bees re-open in 2017
- 'Bad behaviour' overshadows cycling event
- Man stabbed in Whitehaven
Thousands lined the streets for Whitehaven Carnival on Saturday. See this week's Whitehaven News for a picture special.
Planners to give green light to nine new Whitehaven homes? West Lakes Academy name Jonathan Johnson as principal after Vanessa Ray retires, previews of Whitehaven carnival and Distington Vintage Rally, Kirsty Barton transforms her front room in Parton into cake shop, and James Burns has gone under the knife for life-changing operation in America.
The annual schools country dance event took place at Whitehaven Sports Centre, with Moresby school performing their 'Rock Challenge' dance entry for the other schools. View our slideshow of pictures.
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THERE was fun in the sun at Beckermet Nursery Fun Day on Saturday June 27 2015. All pictures taken can be viewed and purchased from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures
Egremont RL's convincing win over rivals, Whitehaven's cricketers enjoy success, Seascale golf captain Stirling Graham takes pride of place in four-ball competition, Hensingham RL's under-12 side clinch the title and Mimic lifts the President's Cup.
All Whitehaven's Co-operative Championship and Challenge Cup fixtures and results for 2015.