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Sunday, 20 April 2014

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Nursing student Ashley delighted by support

twash A WHITEHAVEN student has extended thanks to a host of donators who will help her help others in Kenya.

Last updated 20 February 2014
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‘Government plans will kill off traditional childminder’

A WHITEHAVEN childminder says government plans to admit two-year-olds to school nurseries is a “smack in the teeth’’ for her profession. (3 comments)

Last updated 20 February 2014
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Protestors call for N-site deer to be saved

twdeer THOUSANDS of people are demanding the deer threatened with death in a controversial cull are saved. (5 comments)

Last updated 20 February 2014
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Bee more friendly to wildlife – plea

twbee BEE more friendly to Copeland’s wildlife is the message from local beekeepers.

Last updated 20 February 2014
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Lost birds saga with a tweet ending

cdonaldson A “DELIGHTED” canary breeder has been reunited with most of his beloved birds after they were feared lost.

Last updated 20 February 2014
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Classroom visitor is a hoot

CEBEESOWLS CHILDREN at St Bees Prep spent some time getting wise with the owls from Muncaster Castle.

Last updated 20 February 2014
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Nursery unhappy at Ofsted downgrading

THE ABC Egremont nursery has been told it must improve after an Ofsted visit prompted by a safeguarding incident.

Last updated 20 February 2014
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St Bees Triers running club training on Dent Fell

50059614W004.jpg FOUR members of St Bees Triers running club were on a training exercise as they prepared for the club's 24 hour 'Climb Everest Challenge' on Dent Fell.

Last updated 19 February 2014
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A NEW TRADITION: Pick up your new-look Whitehaven News!

This month has seen a milestone in our 162-year history as we changed the format of our print edition from a broadsheet to compact.

Last updated 14 February 2014
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Fundraisers ramp up the red for vital heart charity

dixonsred2 “BRITISH Heart Foundation saved my life.”

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Children’s graves toppled by yobs

gravefell NEARLY 40 infants’ headstones have been desecrated in Egremont cemetery. (3 comments)

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Jolan pitches into The Voice

cejolan05 “KYLIE Minogue said I was good-looking, gave me a kiss and said ‘don’t give up’.” (1 comment)

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Estate wins funding for new flood scheme

FLOOD-AFFECTED residents of Egremont’s Orgill estate are set to receive a boost thanks to new government funding.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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May day to be D-Day for a vote on elected mayor

COPELAND residents WILL vote in May on whether they want an elected mayor to lead the borough.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Villagers unite to try to save rural bus ‘lifeline’

cenetherbus1302 VILLAGERS are protesting against plans to axe a subsidised bus service running through Nethertown, claiming it will leave them isolated.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Residents air grievances over turbine

A BID to increase the height of a controversial wind turbine at Drigg by a further 11.5 metres has brought a renewed protest from villagers.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Police to probe pet cat ‘lamping’ death

cetiger A FAMILY cat has been mauled to death by a dog in what is believed to be a ‘lamping’ attack.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Study to consider educational village

A FEASIBILITY study for a multi-million pound educational village in Whitehaven will go ahead.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Princess and pirates take over school

acbucans002 CHILDREN were walking the plank and wearing tiaras at Moor Row Primary School – all in aid of charity.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Talented Academy rock stars are all ready to roll

WEST Lakes Academy’s Rock Challenge team has raised over £800 towards competing in this year’s competition.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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