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Sunday, 19 April 2015

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Two hustings meetings lined up

COPELAND’S five Parliamentary candidates will face a grilling from voters at two public events next week.

Last updated 17 April 2015
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Big changes at Copeland as host of councillors step down

cejjjackson A MAJOR overhaul of Copeland Council is on the cards next month with almost half the existing councillors deciding to stand down. (2 comments)

Last updated 17 April 2015
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Sellafield workers vote for industrial action

Sellafield photo Workers at the Sellafield nuclear site have voted to take industrial action in a row over health and safety.

Last updated 17 April 2015
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Voting: what you need to know

MAY 7 will be an historic polling day for Copeland with many residents being able to participate in four different elections.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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What will a parish council mean for Whitehaven?

EARLY last year, Copeland Borough Council asked local citizens whether they were in favour of having a parish council for Whitehaven.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Queen-of-clean Kim to appear at Home and Garden Show

kimwoodburnJF QUEEN of clean Kim Woodburn will be scrubbing up when she comes to Whitehaven. (2 comments)

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Tributes to Copeland leader as borough prepares for elected mayor

JFwoodburn TRIBUTES have been paid to outgoing Copeland Council leader Elaine Woodburn at her final meeting at the helm. (2 comments)

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Your election candidates revealed

(2 comments)

Last updated 16 April 2015
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£14.5m secured towards school campus

A NEW state-of-the-art education campus for Whitehaven has moved a major step closer after almost £15 million was secured for the scheme.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Meeting to discuss St Bees closure plans

A GROUP working to save St Bees School from closure has called a public meeting on Saturday.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Home Group defends front desk closure

CONCERN has been raised that social landlord Home Group’s soon-to-be-opened Whitehaven town centre base will not have a customer drop-in facility. (4 comments)

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Youngsters grill would-be mayors

cemayorqt02 GETTING young people more involved in democracy was the aim of a Question Time-style event last week.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Hospital chiefs hit back at car parking claims

HOSPITAL chiefs have hit back at claims that income from car parking goes to a private firm instead of into healthcare.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Broken swing to blame for toddler's park fall

jfINJUREDBOY A DISTRAUGHT mother claims play equipment at Pica is “dangerous” after her toddler fell through a broken swing. (1 comment)

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Benefits for autistic son choked up in red tape

liamhawkpor A WHITEHAVEN family say they are enduring a “constant battle” to access benefits for their autistic son. (3 comments)

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Brave cousins save 95-year-old Muriel

muriel95JF2 A 95-YEAR-OLD’S life was saved by the heroics of two young women who rescued her from a smoke-filled flat.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Rock Challenge Rehearsals

50075751W012.jpg St Patrick's Primary, St Benedict's and Mayfield school pupils polish up their acts during their school's Rock Challenge rehearsals. View our slideshow and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures

Last updated 15 April 2015
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A quick quide to polling day with video

COPELAND Council has produced an instructional video for polling day on May.

Last updated 13 April 2015
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Nuclear firm to take space in Whitehaven Civic Hall

NUGEN - the consortium behind a planned nuclear power station - is setting up an information centre in Whitehaven Civic Hall.

Last updated 10 April 2015
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Top awards given to students

eskkJF HIGH-FLYING karate enthusiasts were rewarded for their endeavours at the ESKK Martial Arts & Fitness student of the year awards.

Last updated 9 April 2015
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