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Luke’s date with Pixie - and Ed’s next

POP stars Ed Sheeran and Pixie Lott may be on your dream list of music heroes to meet – for one Whitehaven musician that’s now a reality.

Last updated 1 May 2015
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Copy and pasted - row over mayor candidate's manifesto

ceindcanv02 COPELAND’S independent elected mayor candidate has been slammed for lifting text from a document and passing it off as his own. (41 comments)

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Thanks a lot, Muncaster!

flogitshow003 “THIS is the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen,” announced BBC’s Flog It! presenter, Paul Martin, as he looked out across the Lake District from Muncaster Castle.

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Gosforth's Dot is helping children after Nepal earthquake

1nepaldotJF4 A DEVASTATING earthquake which has killed over 5,000 people in Nepal has left a Copeland woman and youngsters from a children’s home sleeping outside in torrential rain.

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Gangs let dogs kill livestock

BUTCHERED emus, livestock and rheas have been discovered by their devastated owner at his Sandwith field.

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Action taken on travellers

TRAVELLERS have been moved on from several illegally-occupied sites in Whitehaven and St Bees.

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Mayfield to move on to St Benedict’s site as school campus moves forward

stbensJF A NEW £30million Whitehaven education campus will see Mayfield School relocate to the St Benedict’s School site.

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Pay dispute over homes leads builders to smash up walls

2nethertownJF BUILDERS smashed up base walls around two homes at a Nethertown residential park after a pay dispute with the site’s owners.

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Whitehaven Civic Hall to reopen

WHITEHAVEN Civic Hall is set to be reopened by Rosehill Youth Theatre (RYT), it has been confirmed. (2 comments)

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Candidates quizzed on countryside issues

CUMBRIA Wildlife Trust has put forward its ‘four big asks’ of Copeland’s Parliamentary candidates.

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Hustings debates the issues that matter to you

CEHUSTING230405 FROM foreign aid to farming, spending cuts to same-sex marriage, and nuclear new-build to nursing recruitment: the issues that matter most to you were raised at a hustings meeting this week.

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Your election candidates revealed

(3 comments)

Last updated 24 April 2015
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Travellers illegally occupying five sites in Cumbria

Travellers are illegally occupying five sites in Whitehaven and St Bees. (21 comments)

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Don't vote for me: Smear campaign forces Lee to quit

leeebutterworthJF A CANDIDATE is urging people NOT to vote for him in next month’s elections – and claims he’s been the victim of a smear campaign that is forcing him out of local politics. (15 comments)

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Campaigners threaten to take legal action over school closure

hazelbarkerJJJJJJF LEGAL action could be taken against St Bees School governors as the fight to save the school continues. (2 comments)

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Fabulously flouncy - Laurence on heading to Whitehaven

S02586 WHAT you see is what you get with Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen – he’s fabulously flamboyant, charismatic and not afraid to stand out from the crowd. (1 comment)

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Vandals target Mirehouse eyesore’s artwork

50075936W003 ARTWORK which was to help revamp a Mirehouse eyesore has been vandalised – within 24 hours of being installed. (1 comment)

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Cancer sufferer to cycle 140 miles for charity

cancercyclep2JF A WHITEHAVEN man who has been “to hell and back’’ suffering from pancreatic cancer will be cycling 140 miles for charity – in between his weekly bouts of chemotherapy. (1 comment)

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Travellers park illegally

TRAVELLERS are illegally occupying five sites in Whitehaven and St Bees. (21 comments)

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Emu attacked by dogs in Sandwith

AN emu, four lambs and a rhea have been attacked and killed by dogs in Sandwith. (2 comments)

Last updated 23 April 2015
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