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Children's Fun Day at Haig Mining Museum

50074687W006.jpg Haig Mining Museum held a children's fun day for Comic Relief. See our slideshow of pictures.

Last updated 18 March 2015
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Breaking news: St Bees School to close down

ST Bees School - one of the country's oldest schools - will close in July, its governors have confirmed. (36 comments)

Last updated 13 March 2015
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Man seriously injured after gas explosion

A MAN was blown through a Seascale house and across the road in a gas explosion.

Last updated 13 March 2015
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We've done it - James’ delight at hitting £60,000 target

AN INCREDIBLE £70,000 raised by this community has secured a teenager’s American dream to be given a chance to walk. (2 comments)

Last updated 12 March 2015
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Luke, 16, aims to wow business judges

bizboostJF2 A TEENAGER who launched a website to promote his home town is hoping to wow the judges in this year’s Business Boost scheme.

Last updated 12 March 2015
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Lynx in Ennerdale? Plans to unleash wild cats

lynxJF1 ENNERDALE has been earmarked as one of three spots in the UK where lynx could be released into the wild. (3 comments)

Last updated 12 March 2015
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Parish clerk pay rate to be higher than elected mayor

THE clerk to Whitehaven’s new parish council will be on a higher pay rate than Copeland’s elected mayor. (2 comments)

Last updated 12 March 2015
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Mum-of-six loses cancer battle

p3picjf111112 A FAMILY has paid tribute to a “caring and loving” mum-of-six who lost her breast cancer battle.

Last updated 12 March 2015
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Chef Stefan’s explosive mix

stefanchf CELEBRITY chef and food writer Stefan Gates has cooked in some of the most dangerous places in the world and eaten some rather unusual foods.

Last updated 12 March 2015
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£10,000 appeal to give Jayden freedom

jayden1 A LIFE-CHANGING fundraising campaign has been launched to help a disabled boy on the road to independence.

Last updated 12 March 2015
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Hero dog that saved ‘neglected’ puppies is in need of new home

dogsp10JF1 A HERO dog who took care of seven neglected puppies left in a “shocking’’ state is in desperate need of a new home.

Last updated 12 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 12 March 2015
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Long-running Whitehaven music festival cancelled

A LONG-RUNNING Whitehaven music festival has been cancelled.

Last updated 12 March 2015
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Hensingham Primary at Casa Romana

50074323W001.jpg Hensingham Primary school pupils visited Casa Romana as part of their 'Tasty Treats', learning about different foods and cultures.

Last updated 11 March 2015
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World Book Day

50074350W006.jpg Copeland school pupils had fun dressing up as characters from their favourite books on World Book Day. See our slide show of youngsters from ABC Nursery in Egremont, Arlecdon, Lamplugh and Montreal schools.

Last updated 11 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
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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. (10 comments)

Last updated 5 March 2015
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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. (2 comments)

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. (3 comments)

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. (19 comments)

Last updated 5 March 2015
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