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Family tell of devastation over mam’s hospital death

ptdorothyrossss THE grieving children of a Whitehaven woman whose death prompted an investigation into her hospital care say the medics she put her faith in failed their mum.

Last updated 21 August 2014
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Are councillors measuring up?

HOW do our Copeland councillors represent us and are they worth their money? (7 comments)

Last updated 21 August 2014
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Enjoy poet Kei’s ‘beautiful’ work

keimillerpic1 A JAMAICAN poet will be reading at Cleator Moor Library next Wednesday. Kei Miller, pictured, teaches creative writing at The University of Glasgow and his poems are described as “beautifully musical and possess an incantatory power’’.

Last updated 21 August 2014
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Sellafield expert joins Fukushima team

drstrng ONE of Sellafield Ltd’s leading nuclear specialists has been appointed to a global committee to monitor the clean-up at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear site.

Last updated 21 August 2014
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Cyclists gear up for ‘Tour de Moor’

IT will be pedal power all the way as a new cycle event heads to Cleator Moor.

Last updated 21 August 2014
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Many hours wasted as walkers head home

A GROUP of walkers has been criticised after calling for help on top of the fells – and then forgetting to tell rescuers they were safe.

Last updated 21 August 2014
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Crab Fair will have an extra X Factor this year

andy eggurners4 X FACTOR stars Marcus Collins and Lucie Jones will debut at Egremont Crab Fair next month.

Last updated 21 August 2014
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Gosforth Show

50066892W013.jpg Crowds of visitors enjoyed the many attractions at Gosforth Show on Saturday August 18 2014. View our slideshow of pictures and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures

Last updated 20 August 2014
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Power plan generates opportunity for debate

A SERIES of consultations are taking place in Copeland to get people’s views on plans to connect new sources of electricity generation into the national network.

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Giving a colourful boost to town’s market

marktrvmp002 NEARLY 2,000 people shopped at Whitehaven’s second market festival, organised through the website, Visit Whitehaven. (8 comments)

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Distington’s £1million: how the money could be spent

VILLAGERS are being invited to hear plans of how £1million could be spent in Distington.

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Roadworks extended by four weeks

ROAD disruption at Kells is set to continue for residents as four more weeks of work are planned.

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Patient John wins ambulance apology

cejohnhurst1408 A PENSIONER who was forced to crawl downstairs to reach an ambulance while paramedics looked on has received an apology. (2 comments)

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Unkempt Whitehaven war graves an 'embarrassment'

cegravesp302 THE unkempt state of Whitehaven’s war graves is a “total embarrassment’’ to the town, it has been claimed. (20 comments)

Last updated 14 August 2014
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New homes plan for village ‘eyesore’

cebeachcomb A VILLAGE eyesore faces an “uncertain future” if it is not transformed into two homes, it has been claimed.

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Fire crews issue a crisis warning

WHITEHAVEN firefighters are warning the public to “be vigilant” after crew shortages have resulted in inadequate night-time cover. (5 comments)

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Threads transforms into shop window for talent

morriss MUSIC fan and events promoter Danny Maudling was never one to let the lack of a venue stand in his way.

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Jackie reaches new heights

sm jblacklock A WHITEHAVEN woman has completed a skydive, after losing five stones, to raise money for Give Us A Break.

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Kie Park plan ‘step closer’

PLANS for a skatepark in memory of Kieran Goulding are pushing ahead.

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Pensioner faces jail for sexually abusing girl

williamrichardsonfgfgfsds A PENSIONER faces a possible jail term after he was found guilty of sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl.

Last updated 14 August 2014
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