FURIOUS Whitehaven traders have slammed proposals for on-street parking charges of £1.80 on six town centre streets. (16 comments)
COPELAND Rail Users’ Group is “disappointed” that a bid for a summer Sunday service between Whitehaven and Barrow has been turned down. (4 comments)
- Cumbrian charity cyclist lucky to be alive after hit and run
- Summer of misery as roadworks begin (2 comments)
- Independence vote calls for nuclear rethink
- Parton is such sweet sorrow for runner Andrew
- Man, 58 charged with 17 sex offences
- Colour yourself beautiful – and all for a good cause
- School’s out for ever for Hilary (1 comment)
- 33 years of wonderful memories for Viv
- Teacher with a class of 6,000!
- Candle-lit vigil honours heroes
Silence is golden!
THERE aren't many who can keep their mouth shut through a rugby league derby match - but Amy Caddy, Wath Brow Hornets’ secretary, aims to be one of them. She is being sponsored to stay silent during the game between her club and Egremont Rangers on August 9 to raise cash for Macmillan Cancer.
Teachers and headteachers across Copeland bid a fond farewell, including St James' Infants, Ennerdale and Kinniside, St Bees Village and Millom. There's sequins, salsa and showgirls at a Strictly-style fundraiser for Give Us a Break. Staff at Whitehaven's Tesco do their bit for Diabetes UK. And we have a special report on activities on offer for local youngsters in the Friday Night Project - on sale now.
St Bees beach was full of families making the most of the beautiful sunshine. View our slideshow and order prints from our website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures
Rosehill Youth Theatre's dress rehearsal for their production of Peter Pan. View our slideshow of pictures and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures - and see full coverage in this week's Whitehaven News.
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Picture specials from a host of local events including Kells rugby youngsters learning to play the Wigan way, Egremont RUFC's tag rugby festival and Whitehaven Bowling Club's schools competition. Plus the latest judo, snooker, orienteering, swimming and tennis news - on sale now.
All Whitehaven's Co-operative Championship and Challenge Cup fixtures and results for 2014.
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