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Big playful pup wows the judges at Crufts

twsuts AN EGREMONT puppy walked away a winner at the international Crufts competition.

Last updated 13 March 2014
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Dakota flying in tribute on parade

cedakota1303 THE Dakota – one of the world’s most famous military aircraft – will take to the skies above Whitehaven in May.

Last updated 13 March 2014
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N-plant ‘shutdown’ leads to an inquiry

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after bosses at Sellafield implemented a “controlled shutdown” at its reprocessing plant.

Last updated 13 March 2014
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Truant’s parents are fined

PARENTS of a 14-year-old Whitehaven pupil have been fined for failing to send the teenager to school. (2 comments)

Last updated 13 March 2014
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‘Disgraceful cyclepath tarnishing our town’

ceIngramlitt A WHITEHAVEN resident has called for a clean-up campaign after picking up 15 bags of rubbish.

Last updated 13 March 2014
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Grandmother left without a proper roof for 7 weeks

CETRAPPEDBLUR A “TRAPPED” Egremont grandmother said she felt “completely ignored’’ after Home Housing left her without a tiled roof for seven weeks. (9 comments)

Last updated 13 March 2014
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Work starts on £138,000 play area

WORK starts today on a new £138,000 state-of the-art play area at St Bees beach.

Last updated 13 March 2014
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Art of the community

WEST Lakes Academy pupils are showcasing their best work at Egremont’s Lowes Court Gallery.

Last updated 13 March 2014
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World Book Day

50060301W002.jpg Pupils from St Begh's, Lamplugh, Jericho, Hensingham, Bransty and Arlecdon Schools along with tots from Tamalder Child Care had fun dressing up as characters from their favourite books on World Book Day.

Last updated 12 March 2014
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Crash closes stretch of main Cumbrian road

Two men were seriously hurt in a crash that closed part of a main road in Cumbria this morning.

Last updated 10 March 2014
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Pow Beck report will soon go public

A CONTROVERSIAL report into the collapse of the £5million sports stadium scheme in Whitehaven will be soon be made public, Copeland Council has revealed. (3 comments)

Last updated 10 March 2014
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Landmark for Sellafield Ltd at world’s biggest open-air nuclear store

SELLAFIELD Ltd workers have safely removed 100 hundred tonnes of redundant contaminated equipment – the equivalent of a blue whale – from the world’s oldest storage pond.

Last updated 7 March 2014
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Ladies from Whitehaven telephone exchange reconnect

CEHELLOREUN02 FOR women who once talked for a living there was plenty to say. You couldn’t get a word in edge-ways and there was lots of catching up to do as 20 former telephonists came together for a reunion.

Last updated 6 March 2014
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Marathon effort for Callum!

twcallum A WHITEHAVEN teenager has run a marathon to help families in Ethiopia.

Last updated 6 March 2014
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Councillor hits out at wind turbine applicants ‘threatening to appeal’

AN angry Copeland councillor has questioned the tactics of wind turbine agents who “threaten” to appeal if their application is turned down. (5 comments)

Last updated 6 March 2014
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All’s ship-shape at Cap’n Senny’s

sennys2 TWO hundred patrons of Cap’n Senny’s were kept inside the building on Saturday night as 12 police officers with two drugs dogs swooped on the nightspot.

Last updated 6 March 2014
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Town saved from £4m flood damage

WHITEHAVEN’S shopping streets were saved from £4million worth of damage as the harbour flood defence system held up against the worst storm in 60 years. (2 comments)

Last updated 6 March 2014
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Churches likely to close due to costs

TWO local churches are likely to close due to financial pressures.

Last updated 6 March 2014
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Let county councils have a say on burying N-waste, DECC told

COUNTY councils rather than borough councils should have the final say on whether an area hosts an underground repository for high-level nuclear waste. (5 comments)

Last updated 6 March 2014
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New budget will see rise in parking and cemetery costs

A BUDGET that will see parking, cemetery and cremation fees go up has been formally agreed by Copeland Council. (4 comments)

Last updated 6 March 2014
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