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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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Dinner lady Katie served them well

celunchlady IT WAS an emotional farewell for the retiring dinner lady who had been part of a Whitehaven school for 22 years.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Commonwealth volunteer Graeme is one in 50,000

cecomgame SELECTED from 50,000 people, the Commonwealth Games has its only West Cumbrian representative.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Drop-in and share your town council preference

RESIDENTS are invited to give their views on whether they prefer one or two new councils for Whitehaven.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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New mining project engages community

CEMINEVOX07 THE company looking to extract up to three million tonnes of coal a year from a proposed new drift mine near Haig Pit has ruled out moving it by road. (2 comments)

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Joanna back home after collision horror

ceratgirl THE mother of a girl who was struck by a car has spoken about the ordeal.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Charity party goes ahead despite police concerns

A PERSONAL vendetta between two families put a charity barn dance in jeopardy – but councillors ruled the event can go ahead.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Viking Way route unveiled

ceeastwood1707 A NEW £700,000 off-road route connecting Seascale with Gosforth aims to improve access for cyclists, walkers and horse-riders. (2 comments)

Last updated 17 July 2014
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More hospital services ‘at risk’

YET more hospital services could be moved from Whitehaven to Carlisle in a major shake-up. (5 comments)

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Happy ending for grandad’s fairytale

andy fencemandfgd A GRANDAD is “so relieved” police have dropped charges against him following months of turmoil. (4 comments)

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Celebrating 50 years of safe nuclear power

CEMAGNOXPAIR THE UK’s first commercial nuclear reprocessing plant is celebrating a landmark birthday.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Colour yourself beautiful – and all for a good cause

CEMUNCPAINT RUNNERS will be drenched in colour in a new messy fundraiser in aid of Hospice at Home West Cumbria.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Inquest calls into question level of pensioner’s care

CEBERWICK A WHITEHAVEN care home has come under fire following the death of a resident.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Candle-lit vigil honours heroes

A NIGHT-TIME vigil takes place in Whitehaven next month to remember the brave service men and women who died in World War One.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Ex-local surrenders to Brazil judge

FORMER Cleator Moor resident Ray Whelan has surrendered to a judge in Brazil over an allegation involving illegal World Cup ticket sales.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Rosehill Youth Theatre presents Peter Pan

50065587W014.jpg 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

Last updated 16 July 2014
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New Beacon boss calls for support

THE new-style Beacon is a ‘cracking’ museum and local people can be very proud of their state-of-the-art facility.

Last updated 14 July 2014
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Watchdog’s new West Cumberland Hospital bombshell

SHORTAGES of nursing and medical staff mean care and treatment at West Cumberland Hospital have not always been provided safely – says a report out today. (7 comments)

Last updated 10 July 2014
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Executive reject calls to resign

COPELAND Council’s ruling Executive says it will not bow to a petition calling for members’ resignation. (5 comments)

Last updated 10 July 2014
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Mining firm opens up to public view

andy bigminemachine THE West Cumbria Mining company which wants to open a new offshore coking coal mine, is hosting the first of two drop-in events next week, so the public can find out more about their proposals. (3 comments)

Last updated 10 July 2014
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Jobs jackpot as nuclear scheme wins cash boost

A LANDMARK nuclear scheme is among the winners from a £27m cash injection that should create almost 2,000 jobs in Cumbria.

Last updated 10 July 2014
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