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Thursday, 30 October 2014

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Events to mark World War One centenary

SERVICES of remembrance are taking place across Copeland to commemorate the start of World War One.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Kells Infants ‘outstanding’ says Ofsted

A WHITEHAVEN school is now considered outstanding following a recent Ofsted inspection. (1 comment)

Last updated 31 July 2014
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‘This will NOT be a cottage hospital’ says Trust chief

andy westcumnhosppix1 WEST Cumberland Hospital will NOT become a cottage hospital, health bosses have insisted. (3 comments)

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Samaritans need your help - or face closure

A VALUABLE service that helps those in crisis might be forced to close its local branch unless more volunteers come forward.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Council to shut recycling centre

A CONTROVERSIAL recycling site at Hensingham Square is to close. (5 comments)

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Foodbank sets up packs for children

FREE children’s lunch packs are being offered to Copeland families living on the breadline this summer. (1 comment)

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Star Roxanne joins hospice charity event

colrrunsc CUMBRIAN TV star, Roxanne Pallett, is getting ready for the fun of the county’s first ever charity Colour Run.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Hospital staffing situation ‘fragile’

A RECRUITMENT crisis at West Cumberland Hospital has had a reprieve as bosses have filled immediate staffing gaps.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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‘This was no way for mum to die’ says family

THE family of a great-grandmother who died after a spell of “substandard” care say they pray the tragic episode is never repeated.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Unitary authority for Cumbria plan back on table

ptstewartyooooo A fresh bid to have a single unitary authority created in Cumbria to replace the current two-tier council system could be up and running later this year. (23 comments)

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Adam is making tracks in Yorkshire

amoradampic2 A TALENTED Whitehaven musician is making waves in York.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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New government plan to deal with radioactive waste

THE government has launched a new long-term plan to deal permanently with the country’s radioactive waste. (12 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Teacher with a class of 6,000!

ceTowndrow A MILLOM teacher who has taught more than 6,000 pupils is retiring after 39 years.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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School’s out for ever for Hilary

boothret1 WITH a career spanning four decades, it is finally time for a teacher to put away her books. (1 comment)

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Parton is such sweet sorrow for runner Andrew

robrunmn A WHITEHAVEN man who ran 120 miles in three days said the hardest stretch was Parton Long Mile!

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Ministry scuppers bid for Sunday train service

COPELAND Rail Users’ Group is “disappointed” that a bid for a summer Sunday service between Whitehaven and Barrow has been turned down. (7 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2014
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33 years of wonderful memories for Viv

vivyoung A HEADTEACHER has retired after 33 years of “wonderful memories”.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Man, 58 charged with 17 sex offences

A 58-YEAR-OLD man from Cleator Moor charged with 17 sexual offences spanning a 35-year period has been sent to Carlisle Crown Court.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Summer of misery as roadworks begin

ROADWORKS are expected to cause some traffic upheaval in the coming weeks. (4 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Independence vote calls for nuclear rethink

COPELAND’S MP has raised concern about the future disposal of Scottish nuclear waste at Sellafield – if the country votes for independence in September.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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