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Beached Art a big success

twsand2 THERE was a huge turnout for the annual St Bees sandcastle competition – with a dolphin design triumphing on the day.

Last updated 15 May 2014
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Schools Orienteering event at St Benedict's School

50063104W012.jpg Schools Orienteering event at St Benedict's School. View our slideshow and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures

Last updated 14 May 2014
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Jericho School's Rock Challenge

50062926W007.jpg Jericho School pupils go through their full routine during the school's Rock Challenge dress rehearsal. View our slideshow of pictures.

Last updated 14 May 2014
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Council leader agrees to elected mayor debate

COPELAND Council leader Elaine Woodburn has agreed to take part in a live debate over the future of decision-making in Copeland. (4 comments)

Last updated 8 May 2014
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Pervert abused girl for four years

andy S29084 AN “utterly depraved” paedophile has been jailed for 12 years for abusing a girl since she was seven and possessing more than 6,000 child porn pictures.

Last updated 8 May 2014
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Search still on for mssing man

THE family of a man who disappeared while trying to reach his dog in Ravenglass estuary have thanked those who have been searching for him.

Last updated 8 May 2014
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Academy’s former head praises school

MAJOR changes are taking place with the leadership of The Whitehaven Academy. (1 comment)

Last updated 8 May 2014
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Community groups £9million better off thanks to fund

twCCF A £9 million milestone has been reached by Copeland Community Fund.

Last updated 8 May 2014
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Family's poignant letters from the Front

cewarletts02 THE Thompson family of Whitehaven lost two sons, Joe and Billie, in World War One. A third son, John, was badly injured but survived and returned home.

Last updated 8 May 2014
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Copeland's salute to armed services

CEPARVETS01 WHITEHAVEN’S Freedom Parade brought young and old together this week to remember those who died in World War One.

Last updated 8 May 2014
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A great honour to be here says VC hero

cebeharry080501 MILITARY hero Johnson Beharry described Whitehaven’s Freedom parade as “emotional” as he joined with our community to honour the armed forces.

Last updated 8 May 2014
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Exhibition gives a taste of the Great War

ceexhib080501 HUNDREDS of visitors – schoolchildren and members of the public – now know more about the Great War, thanks to a World War One exhibition being staged in St Nicholas’ Gardens, Whitehaven this week.

Last updated 8 May 2014
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David tackles Everest to boost Danica’s Dream fund

kingeverest A CHALLENGING trek to Everest by a West Lakes Academy pupil has helped raise over £700 for Danica’s Dream Fund.THE total now raised by Danica’s Dream Fund stands at £40,000, with £20,000 already handed out to families with sick or very ill children.

Last updated 8 May 2014
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Hazel’s superheroes ready for memorial mission

twhazel HAZEL Barker’s ‘superheroes’ will take flight again this weekend in memory of her late husband, Bill.

Last updated 8 May 2014
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Fire crews free contractor hurt in accident

CEPARTORESC03 A CONTRACTOR was air-lifted to hospital after breaking his leg at a water treatment works in Parton yesterday.

Last updated 8 May 2014
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Homes plan at old fish factory

PLANS have been submitted to demolish the former fish processing factory at Hensingham and build homes and commercial accommodation on the site.

Last updated 8 May 2014
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Town gears up for Freedom Parade

vevcqueen MILITARY hero Johnson Beharry will be the guest of honour at Whitehaven’s Freedom Parade today (Tuesday). (1 comment)

Last updated 6 May 2014
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Pub landlady told to take in her barrels

Whitehaven pub barrels photo A landlady who rolled out the barrels as part of a road safety initiative has been ordered to stop. (10 comments)

Last updated 5 May 2014
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Walker Rob passes halfway mark

twrob2 A GOSFORTH fundraiser is making great strides in his 1,000-mile charity trek to Spain.

Last updated 2 May 2014
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‘Public’ meeting on future of democracy bans councillors

A PUBLIC meeting into Copeland’s upcoming elected mayor referendum descended into chaos when a group of senior councillors were banned from attending. (11 comments)

Last updated 1 May 2014
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