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Thursday, 05 March 2015

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Increase in council tax and parking fees loom

COPELAND residents face an almost two per cent increase in council tax, it has been confirmed.

Last updated 5 March 2015
Published by http://www.whitehavennews.co.uk

Copeland Council owe £15 million for £5 million loan

COPELAND Council will have to pay £15 million in interest charges on a £5 million loan it took out more than a decade ago. (5 comments)

Last updated 5 March 2015
Published by http://www.whitehavennews.co.uk

Booming Ennerdale Brewery expands

BEER tasting tours, a shop and eight new jobs will be created as Ennerdale Brewery looks to expand and move premises. (1 comment)

Last updated 5 March 2015
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High-flying Vicky raises £10,000

S63148 A LAS VEGAS skydive by a Whitehaven woman has helped charity funds soar by over £10,500. (1 comment)

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Whitehaven mayor will be poorest paid in UK

shortchangedJF3 COPELAND residents are being “short-changed” by a decision to pay the elected mayor a fraction of the expected amount, it has been claimed. (4 comments)

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Kai showcases talent at Billy Elliot audition

p3billyelliottJF1 A WHITEHAVEN boy is hoping to step up for a prestigious role in the West End’s hit musical Billy Elliot. (1 comment)

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Much-anticipated maternity services report delayed

A MUCH-ANTICIPATED maternity services report – which could recommend stripping West Cumberland Hospital of its unit – has been delayed.

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Partially-sighted man denies sex assaults

A MAN has denied two sexual assaults which are alleged to have occurred in Whitehaven.

Last updated 5 March 2015
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‘We’re still standing for mayor despite pay row’

steeevegibbJF BOTH declared candidates for the post of elected mayor have confirmed that they will still seek election - despite the salary being almost halved.

Last updated 5 March 2015
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Sellafield clean-up bill soars to ‘astonishing’ £53 billion

hodgeJF CLEAN-UP work on nuclear waste at Sellafield is costing too much and taking too long and those responsible will be called to stand before the Public Accounts committee next week to explain why.

Last updated 5 March 2015
Published by http://www.whitehavennews.co.uk

Lamplugh School's After School Club

50073991W007.jpg Lamplugh School pupils enjoy lots of activities at their After School Club which is held in the old school cellar. Browse through our slideshow and order prints from www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures

Last updated 4 March 2015
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Ennerdale School pupils celebrate the Chinese New Year

50074097W006.jpg Ennerdale School pupils have fun learning about Chinese culture during their topic on the Chinese New Year. Enjoy our slide show of pictures.

Last updated 4 March 2015
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Alan Davies can’t wait for his Sands Centre date

Alan Davies STAR of QI , Alan Davies, says he can’t wait meet the people of Cumbria.

Last updated 4 March 2015
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Alan Davies can’t wait for his Sands Centre date

Alan Davies STAR of QI , Alan Davies, says he can’t wait meet the people of Cumbria.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Breaking news: Crash on main Whitehaven road

A MAIN road through Whitehaven is partially closed following a crash this afternoon (Monday).

Last updated 2 March 2015
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Civic Hall office plans approved

PART of Whitehaven Civic Hall could be used to accommodate offices or a café in the future – but its main room must be retained for leisure use. (1 comment)

Last updated 27 February 2015
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Campaigner Carla thrown out of council meeting by police

A COUNCIL meeting degenerated into chaos when an anti-council campaigner was thrown out by the police. (31 comments)

Last updated 27 February 2015
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Eyesore’s revamp - bus station to be transformed after buyout

p1picJF WHITEHAVEN’S derelict former bus station is set for a multi-million pound development – and an apartment block, shops, hotel or leisure facility could be on the cards. (16 comments)

Last updated 27 February 2015
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Cumbrian firm has something to Crowe about

JFp2326025 Legendary Gladiator actor Russell Crowe and the biggest stars in rugby league welcomed a Cumbrian company to the game’s showpiece event.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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Chris Whiteside named Tories’ mayoral candidate

chriswhitesideJF CHRIS Whiteside will stand as the Conservative candidate in Copeland’s first mayoral election. (3 comments)

Last updated 26 February 2015
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