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Stretching out the hand of friendship to Lebanese

lebgifts002 CRISIS-HIT families in Lebanon have received a consignment of much-needed aid – thanks to the generosity of Copeland residents.

Last updated 28 August 2014
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Say farewell to the YMCA

ymcahavenfggf FREE guided tours and a final chance to view Whitehaven’s former YMCA building are on offer.

Last updated 28 August 2014
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Parents fined as pupils take unauthorised leave

ALMOST half of all fines issued in Cumbria for unauthorised absence from school last year were given to parents in West Cumbria. (12 comments)

Last updated 28 August 2014
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New N-waste plan ‘lacking in detail’

A NEW process to find a site for an underground repository for high-level nuclear waste is lacking detail, it has been claimed. (3 comments)

Last updated 28 August 2014
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St Bees, Gosforth, Moor Row... the best of British!

CEBEESSCENIC WHERE are three of the most desirable postcodes to live in Britain? St Bees, Seascale/Gosforth and Moor Row! (1 comment)

Last updated 28 August 2014
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Rogues’ gallery for shopkeepers

A ROGUES’ gallery of 40 local offenders has been put online in a new move to help Whitehaven businesses fight crime.

Last updated 28 August 2014
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Beacon has a hand in puppet success

beacthtre POTTY about puppets were creative youngsters at The Beacon’s summer crafts sessions.

Last updated 28 August 2014
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Inquest hears of father’s troubled life

A CLEATOR Moor man who struggled with long-term depression took to drink to help him feel better, but it only exacerbated his troubled situation.

Last updated 28 August 2014
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Bookie is banned from racecourses

A WHITEHAVEN bookmaker has been banned from racecourses and training yards for 11-and-a-half years by the British Horseracing Association (BHA).

Last updated 28 August 2014
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Sarah’s Star Fund tops £8,000 in first year

A CHARITY set up in memory of a Whitehaven teenager has raised £8,000.

Last updated 21 August 2014
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‘Grow your own’ scheme to woo nursing recruits

lcarrthrs A FORMER cadet – who is now one of West Cumberland Hospital’s most senior nurses – is championing a new scheme for the area to grow its own workforce.

Last updated 21 August 2014
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Developers shed light on solar park scheme

ANGRY residents have banded together to try to stop plans for a solar panel park. (8 comments)

Last updated 21 August 2014
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Public meeting to air hospital concerns

A PUBLIC meeting will take place to raise concerns about the future of services at West Cumberland Hospital. (6 comments)

Last updated 21 August 2014
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Bikers are on a mission to save NHS vital funds

bloodbike VOLUNTEER motorcyclists are riding through the night delivering a new life-saving service for patients at West Cumberland Hospital. (1 comment)

Last updated 21 August 2014
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‘We told you so!’ Firefighters’ crisis warning ‘proved right’

cewasdale2108 A “MAJOR delay” following a suspected arson attack on a Mirehouse home led to the blaze spreading across the property, firefighters claimed this week. (12 comments)

Last updated 21 August 2014
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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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