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Village outcry over new homes plan

CONCERNED Ennerdale residents are objecting to a new housing development which they say will increase the size of the village by nearly a quarter.

Last updated 23 January 2014
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'Too many fall victims to potholes'

INJURED pedestrians who have fallen in potholes and large puddles in Whitehaven have sought help from a local organisation based nearby.

Last updated 23 January 2014
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Keeping it local in Egremont

2301egtfm4 JEWELLERY-MAKING and harp music were enjoyed at the first Egremont Farmers’ Market of 2014.

Last updated 23 January 2014
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Deer to be culled at Sellafield

A HERD of deer is set to be culled after being trapped between two fences at Sellafield. (56 comments)

Last updated 23 January 2014
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By the Grace of God – a new church is set to open its doors

gracech A NEW community church is being launched in Whitehaven this Sunday.

Last updated 23 January 2014
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Rev and the Makers play gig at Jack’s house

twrev REVEREND and The Makers star Jon McClure gave one lucky Whitehaven resident a night to remember – after playing a set at his house.

Last updated 23 January 2014
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Smurfs in drive to raise funds

twsmurfmob2 SMURFS travelling around Whitehaven in a cardboard car? No, you aren’t hallucinating!

Last updated 23 January 2014
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Ricky Hatton at Whitehaven Boxing club

50058347W003.jpg Ricky Hatton visited Whitehaven Boxing club on Saturday January 18th 2014. View our slideshow and order prints from www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures

Last updated 22 January 2014
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Hannah’s crazy fundraising in memory of sister Sarah

twhannah A WHITEHAVEN teenager is completing a series of 20 silly challenges to raise money for her late sister’s charity.

Last updated 16 January 2014
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Council faces £14m pension fund deficit

COPELAND Council is looking at ways to tackle its pension fund deficit of up to £14million – starting off with paying off a lump sum of cash.

Last updated 16 January 2014
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Firefighters turn up the heat as deadline nears

wokfirefight WITH only days to go, local firefighters are continuing to rally against proposed county council cuts which could see their crews halved. (1 comment)

Last updated 16 January 2014
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Customer left in lurch after business closure

ceadrianwalker AN ANGRY Whitehaven pensioner claims he was duped into paying £464 in cash for a new toilet that he has not received because the company has ceased trading.

Last updated 16 January 2014
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Where now for £35m schools plan?

COPELAND’S MP and Cumbria County Council have cast doubts about Whitehaven School’s role in a new multi-million-pound educational village now it has become an academy. (3 comments)

Last updated 16 January 2014
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Jamie has one thing to say to all who helped... thank you

twjamie A DELIGHTED family has received an iPad to boost their daughter’s education following a successful appeal. (1 comment)

Last updated 16 January 2014
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UTC holds an open evening

AN open evening for the Energy Coast University Technical College (UTC), at Lillyhall, takes place next week.

Last updated 16 January 2014
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Dance night for teens

NOTHING can burst the bubble for an under-18s dance night.

Last updated 16 January 2014
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Pinnies on as parents and pupils work together

twlakes PARENTS are going back to school in a new programme running at West Lakes Academy.

Last updated 16 January 2014
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Bookwell praised for ‘excellent’ students

1601bookwell EGREMONT pupils have been deemed “excellent’’ by the Minister of State for Schools.

Last updated 16 January 2014
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National appeal helps our elderly

WHITEHAVEN’S Johnson House has featured in a national newspaper in an appeal to help raise funds.

Last updated 16 January 2014
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Bedroom tax refunds due after error

A BEDROOM tax loophole could see Copeland residents receive a refund. (6 comments)

Last updated 16 January 2014
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