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Bands back charity concert

IN honour of her late father, Leah Corkhill, from Low Road, Whitehaven has organised a concert to benefit the Cardiomyopathy Association.

Last updated 15 February 2008
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Fish cake with a difference...

peeney DOLORES, one of the well-known Peeney sisters, celebrated her 80th birthday this week at a surprise party with a fish and chip theme!

Last updated 15 February 2008
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Death of former mayor

cemdevlin WELL-known public figure Margaret Devlin has died, aged 71.

Last updated 15 February 2008
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Inquest opens on Egremont man

WEST Cumbria Coroner, John Taylor, has opened and adjourned an inquest into the death of an Egremont man.

Last updated 15 February 2008
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Youth club celebrates 60th anniversary with makeover

DISTINGTON Youth Club marked its 60-year anniversary with a £60,000 makeover.

Last updated 15 February 2008
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Beacon curator set to leave

CURATOR Michelle Kelly is leaving The Beacon for a new post at Lancaster’s Maritime Museum.

Last updated 15 February 2008
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Prescription drugs blamed for disabled woman’s death

DESPITE a two-long investigation an inquest was unable to fully uncover how a 26-year-old disabled Kells woman suddenly died at home.

Last updated 15 February 2008
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Top trophy for Nicola

cenicola TWENTY-one-year-old Nicola Tubman of Seacliffe, Whitehaven has recently returned from the world dance championship in Nashville with a top trophy.

Last updated 15 February 2008
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Manager is due to retire

THE manager of Egremont’s Ehen Court is due to retire in April after 10 years in the post.

Last updated 13 February 2008
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Stuart’s TV deal pays off

AN ALLERDALE council worker has beaten the banker on Channel 4’s Deal or No Deal, walking away with £17,500.

Last updated 13 February 2008
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Busy time for Ehen Court residents

RESIDENTS at Ehen Court sheltered housing scheme, in Egremont, will be enjoying a rest this month following a hectic Christmas schedule.

Last updated 13 February 2008
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Restored with the greatest respect

THIS prize-winning tractor on the West Cumbrian Vintage Club’s annual Boxing Day Tractor Trundle, at St Bees, sported a plaque announcing that it had been restored by Joe Adams Funeral Services, Cleator Moor and Egremont... presumably they did the bodywork?

Last updated 13 February 2008
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£1.5m wanted for hotel

A WORKINGTON hotel has been put on the market for £1.5million.

Last updated 13 February 2008
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Top job cuts

A CULL of senior managers at Cumbria County Council is on the cards in 2008 as the council aims to become more efficient and effective.

Last updated 13 February 2008
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Sarah says farewell to Distington Walled Garden

THE woman who helped to transform the fortunes of a popular Distington gardening charity has said goodbye.

Last updated 13 February 2008
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Cadets with the golden touch are congratulated by the mayor

FIVE Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards were presented by Copeland mayor, Anne Faichney, at the Whitehaven Squadron, Air Cadets, Annual Presentation evening.

Last updated 13 February 2008
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A century-old mystery is solved as family re-claims its bible

DESCENDANTS of pit disaster victim, Benjamin Cowie have come forward to unravel a mystery and claim a 100-year-old Whitehaven bible that recently turned up in Wolverhampton.

Last updated 13 February 2008
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Commanding officer Keith steps down from the helm

AFTER five years in command, Sub Lieut (SCC) Keith Crowe RNR has announced his intention to step down as Whitehaven Sea Cadets’ Commanding Officer with effect from February 1.

Last updated 13 February 2008
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Riding to the Rescue

WASDALE Mountain Rescue Team is £700 better off thanks to Egremont Horse Show Society, which has donated the proceeds of its Christmas party to the team.

Last updated 6 February 2008
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