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Birdmen to cause a flap at new Whitehaven Air Show

cebirdman FANCY flying over Whitehaven harbour as a ‘Birdman’?

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Fury over Dent turbine plan

cedentfell A CONTROVERSIAL plan for a 48m wind turbine – just 300m from the foot of Dent Fell – has been called an “environmental disaster’’. (3 comments)

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Great-grandad supported when no one else could

JFopray HOSPICE at Home helped a great-grandad with lymphoedema “when no one else could”.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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‘I needed to talk - Hospice at Home were my lifesaver’

JFcoates1 A FRIZINGTON man who lost both his wife and son says Hospice at Home West Cumbria has been a lifesaver in helping him deal with his grief.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Teen Luke’s helping hand

JFlukejohnston A TEENAGER has raised £500 for Hospice at Home West Cumbria by helping to bring people into the town centre to shop.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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What some of our councillors say

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Has Whitehaven been transformed since Hemingway’s report?

In 2004, style guru Wayne Hemingway and a team of urban planners visited Whitehaven to draw up a radical blueprint for the town and its development over the next 15 years. Andrew Clarke revisits what the planners thought of us – and what became of their vision...“WHITEHAVEN can be a really nice town,” said Wayne Hemingway, back in 2004. “Some people don’t like the word ‘nice’ – but I do. It’s good to be nice.”

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Dignity was key for dying woman

A HUSBAND who said his final goodbyes to his wife at their home is glad she was given “the final dignity of choice”.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Inquest hears of fight to save life of hour-old baby Brooklyn

A BABY boy failed to get the oxygen he needed at the “critical point” of birth, an inquest has heard.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Driver’s anger over police decision not to prosecute

cecrashsisters01 A WOMAN cut out of a car following a collision where the driver was allegedly adjusting his flip flop is “gutted” over the police’s refusal to bring charges.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Copeland firms benefit from superfast roll-out

BUSINESSES are benefiting from the high speed broadband which has been rolled out across Copeland.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Rocky Horror Show at Rosehill Theatre

50068823W005.jpg IT was a fun night at the Rocky Horror Show at Rosehill Theatre on Friday, October 3 2014. View our slideshow of pictures and order prints from www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures

Last updated 8 October 2014
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Tributes to Sellafield worker killed in car crash

The family of a Sellafield worker killed in a car crash have paid tribute to their loved one.

Last updated 6 October 2014
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‘Best teacher of all time’ dies after cancer battle

JFjanetmcnee TRIBUTES have flooded in for a teacher who was described as a “fantastic and inspirational lady”. (1 comment)

Last updated 2 October 2014
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Whitehaven critic has his own critic

CRITICISM of Whitehaven as a place to call home has angered ex-pat Len Watson, 78. (5 comments)

Last updated 2 October 2014
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Irene inspires with the great scrawl of China

florencesanders001 CHINESE painting was the theme at a workshop at Florence Arts Centre last week.

Last updated 2 October 2014
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The Beatles, Sinatra and now Luke Yates!

yateslukepic1 A WHITEHAVEN musician is following in the footsteps of singing legends as he prepares to perform at London’s famous Savoy hotel.

Last updated 2 October 2014
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Celtic rue a tale of missed chances in league

0210celt22 A TALE of missed chances saw Cleator Moor Celtic draw two games in a week.

Last updated 2 October 2014
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Committed youngsters part of two new football teams

0210mores2 YOUNGSTERS are “absolutely committed to being the best footballers they can be” as a Whitehaven school sets up two new teams.

Last updated 2 October 2014
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