THE power of social media united two long-lost transatlantic friends who had been separated for 45 years.
Thursday, 27 August, 2015 at 1:23PM
TWIN film stars from Egremont have been accepted onto a prestigious Hollywood mentoring scheme.
Thursday, 27 August, 2015 at 1:22PM
CHILD grooming by predatory adults is happening in Cumbria - with nearly 40 youngsters across the county officially considered to be at risk.
Thursday, 27 August, 2015 at 10:48AM
AMATEUR cyclists pedalled around the edge of Cumbria and raised thousands of pounds to provide music therapy for disabled people.
Thursday, 27 August, 2015 at 10:21AM
A LIGHTNING strike set fire to a house at the weekend - ripping an 8ft hole in the roof.
Thursday, 27 August, 2015 at 10:02AM
‘Always smiling and brought a lot of joy’
Thursday, 27 August, 2015 at 9:59AM
WHITEHAVEN’S much-loved Gaiety Cinema WILL reopen permanently, managers have confirmed.
Thursday, 27 August, 2015 at 9:54AM
THE grave of hero police officer Bill Barker has been targeted by thieves.
Thursday, 27 August, 2015 at 9:26AM
COPELAND’S MP has confirmed that Whitehaven Academy will not be part of a new £33 million education campus because its bosses pulled out of the scheme.
Wednesday, 26 August, 2015 at 4:24PM
NEW rules brought in following the horrific Shoreham air show crash on Saturday which killed 11 people will not affect any future Whitehaven events.
Wednesday, 26 August, 2015 at 11:27AM
A NEW mobile phone app that will create at least 50 jobs has been developed by a Cleator Moor firm - and hopes are high that the jobs will be kept locally.
Wednesday, 26 August, 2015 at 8:18AM
A VIDEO showing graffiti on a commemorative war memorial in Whitehaven has gone viral.
Tuesday, 25 August, 2015 at 3:41PM
PARKING in town centres needs a radical rethink to encourage shoppers to return, it has been claimed.
Tuesday, 25 August, 2015 at 1:44PM
STRIKING nuclear workers have been warned by site bosses that they “will not budge” over a pay dispute.
Tuesday, 25 August, 2015 at 10:48AM
POLICE chiefs say a surge in people reporting domestic abuse suggests that fewer victims are prepared to suffer in silence.
Monday, 24 August, 2015 at 2:07PM
THOUSANDS of pounds have been handed over to a number of charities that are set to transform the lives of a number of residents.
Monday, 24 August, 2015 at 10:57AM
THE death of a two-year-old boy was the result of a “tragic accident”, a coroner has ruled.
Monday, 24 August, 2015 at 10:04AM
A DOG has died after it was poisoned by slug pellets at a farm in West Cumbria.
Monday, 24 August, 2015 at 9:46AM
SENIOR golfers, the Whitehaven Marras, raised £1,360 in a sponsorship event which they decided to donate to the Arlecdon and District First Responders.
Friday, 21 August, 2015 at 1:49PM
A SMALLER shop-based Post Office could be set up to replace the Wath Brow branch which closed on August 11.
Friday, 21 August, 2015 at 1:38PM