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Thursday, 28 August 2014

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X-Factor stars headline Crab Fair

X-Factor stars Marcus Collins and Lucie Jones will debut at Egremont Crab Fair next month.

Bikers are on a mission to save NHS vital funds


VOLUNTEER motorcyclists are riding through the night delivering a new life-saving service for patients at West Cumberland Hospital. (1 comment)

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In The Whitehaven News this week...

The first triplets born at the West Cumberland Hospital celebrate their 18th birthdays. We get your views on plans for a new Tesco in Egremont being rejected. We report on The Beacon's expansion plans. There's four-page specials on A-levels results day and Gosforth Show. Plus picture specials from Lowes Court craft day, Whitehaven Motorshow, and flower shows in Seascale and St Bees - on sale now.

Gosforth Show

50066892W013.jpg Crowds of visitors enjoyed the many attractions at Gosforth Show on Saturday August 18 2014. View our slideshow of pictures and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures

Energy coast May 2014

EM Energy May 2014 front Click on the headline above to read the latest Energy supplement in e-edition format.

In Cumbria

EM In-Cumbria 11 front Click on the headline above to read the latest In Cumbria supplement in e-edition format.

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Phoenix Youth Project Fun Day

50066609W008.jpg Youngsters had fun in the sun at the Phoenix Youth Project fun day in Cleator Moor. View our slideshow of pictures and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures


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

A former St Bees student celebrates Women's Rugby Union World Cup joy. Haven captain Lee Mitchell reports from the Recre. Egremont youngsters are guests of honour at Wigan's DW Stadium. There's picture specials from St Helens' junior rugby camp, Hugh McAuley's soccer school and NCL Cumbria Gymnastics Open. Plus the latest golf, snooker, orienteering and hound trailing 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

You Say

Sharing some facts on friends in arms

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

Don’t miss the chance to buy original artwork

gosforthartpic2 GOSFORTH Village Hall hosts the annual Cumbrian art exhibition over the August Bank Holiday weekend – giving art lovers the chance to buy original work.

Enjoy poet Kei’s ‘beautiful’ work

keimillerpic1 A JAMAICAN poet will be reading at Cleator Moor Library next Wednesday. Kei Miller, pictured, teaches creative writing at The University of Glasgow and his poems are described as “beautifully musical and possess an incantatory power’’.

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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