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Saturday, 20 December 2014

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GPs ‘deeply concerned’ by hospital

PATIENTS should not suffer a “substandard, discriminatory” hospital service – warn 25 local GPs.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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MP criticises selection of staff chosen for review team

HEALTH bosses have been accused of “carefully choosing” the people who were yesterday speaking to national maternity experts at West Cumberland Hospital. (1 comment)

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Rejected - plans for 79 Cleator homes denied

CONTROVERSIAL plans for 79 new houses near the old Kangol site in Cleator have been initially rejected. (6 comments)

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Fight goes on despite office block refusal

AN OFFICE block, described as “a blot on the landscape”, has been refused planning permission.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Hotel charges Whitehaven couple £100 for bad review

tonyjanjenkJF A WHITEHAVEN couple who were ‘fined’ £100 by a Blackpool hotel after they gave it a bad review found themselves on national television yesterday speaking about the experience. (2 comments)

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Gen2’s Christmas wish is 30 new apprentices

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to get 30 young people into apprenticeships for Christmas.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Civic to re-open and new toilets?

NEW public toilets and the re-opening of Whitehaven Civic Hall could be on the cards – following a budget review by Copeland Council. (11 comments)

Last updated 20 November 2014
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‘You can’t imagine how good it felt’

50070538W000 A ROMANIAN woman has delivered a heartfelt thank you to the people of Copeland after receiving Christmas shoeboxes as a child.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Traders delight as on-street parking charges scrapped

alanmossopJF TRADERS are delighted controversial on-street parking charges for Whitehaven have been scrapped.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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£6,000 raised in just two weeks for James

A WHITEHAVEN boy’s fund for a life-changing operation to help him walk has raised over £6,000 in just two weeks.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Children In Need 2014

50070516W013.jpg A HOST of fun-filled fundraising events took place across Copeland as part of the annual Children In Need extravaganza. Browse through our slideshow and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Whitehaven Christmas Lights Switch On

50070510W008.jpg Crowds of people turned out to see the Frozen sisters Anna and Elsa switch on the Whitehaven Christmas lights on Sunday November 16th 2014. See The Whitehaven News this week for a picture special.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Post Office propose move into Smith’s

WHITEHAVEN Post Office is proposing to move into WH Smith on King Street. It would mean extra opening hours for customers, including Sundays. (9 comments)

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Controversial plans for new homes resubmitted

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build 35 homes in Whitehaven have been resubmitted to Copeland Council.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Doctor funds surgery with own money

CESURGERY1311 A WHITEHAVEN doctor has used £400,000 of his own money to fund a new medical centre because he claims his patients are being “put at risk”.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Pram-push highlights impact of hospital cuts

JFpram4 AROUND 200 people walked 72 miles in 24 hours to highlight the potential impact of cuts to the West Cumberland Hospital. (10 comments)

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Frozen characters to light up Whitehaven

GLAMOROUS Disney characters, a super hero, horse and carriage and snow machines can be enjoyed at Whitehaven’s Christmas lights switch-on this Sunday.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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‘Quality’ coal unearthed during St Bees testing

coalstbees2 COAL samples recovered during recent borehole testing at St Bees reveal “promising quality” and now West Cumbria Mining is hoping to have this confirmed scientifically. (2 comments)

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Pregnant mum’s disgust at flasher

A FLASHER who exposed himself to three women, one of them pregnant, has received a suspended jail sentence. (2 comments)

Last updated 13 November 2014
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No one is interested in using derelict civic hall

PLANS to re-open Whitehaven Civic Hall have taken a blow after a “minimal response” to a campaign. (2 comments)

Last updated 13 November 2014
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