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Thursday, 23 October 2014

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Stadium rocks to UK’s biggest bands

dc big12 THREE full concerts are promised in just one night when Whitehaven Live – featuring Sir Bob Geldof and The Boomtown Rats – takes place this weekend.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Fight to reopen Civic Hall goes on

PLANS to re-open Whitehaven Civic Hall are still ongoing as potential users are contacted. (2 comments)

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Beaches to get early pollution warnings

SWIMMERS are being warned when the quality of Copeland’s bathing beaches are not suitable for taking a dip. (1 comment)

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Green light given for junction relief

WORK to install traffic lights at a congested Whitehaven junction is set to take place in January. (7 comments)

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Moorside nuclear plant takes ‘double step forward’

THE creation a nuclear power plant worth more than £10bn and 21,000 jobs has taken a major double step forward. (2 comments)

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Tribute bench gets a spring clean

benchtirm A WAR memorial bench which was covered by grass, has been uncovered after a local man trimmed the area. (5 comments)

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Council’s shock underspend – in same year services axed

save civic CASH-STRAPPED Copeland Council has reported a “shocking” £1million-plus UNDERSPEND for the year it slashed services and closed facilities. (25 comments)

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Hospital march will highlight concerns

A HOSPITAL services march in Whitehaven takes place on Sunday – in the week when Copeland’s MP has called for a further £24million for the redevelopment. (2 comments)

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Messing about in a boat ends in court

MESSING around in a Whitehaven Harbour rowing boat for a bet landed a teenager in court.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Schools Games at Cumbria Sports Academy Whitehaven

50064869W015.jpg The year seven schools games were held at Cumbria Sports Academy in Whitehaven on Wednesday June 25th 2014. View our slideshow of pictures and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Luke thrills the cruise liner crowds

yateslukepic2 A WHITEHAVEN musician describes his latest Caribbean cruise work as “fast paced, fun, stimulating and eye-opening!”

Last updated 2 July 2014
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'Bedroom tax' should be scrapped in Cumbria, says new report

James Newcome photo The 'bedroom tax' should be scrapped in Cumbria and controversial benefits cuts are costing the county £138 million a year. (87 comments)

Last updated 30 June 2014
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Local shoppers are rewarded in new scheme

ceshelleyw WHITEHAVEN’S high street is looking to boost trade and reward its regular customers with the introduction of a new loyalty card scheme for shoppers. (1 comment)

Last updated 26 June 2014
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GPs’ staffing fear: ‘someone will die’

A GP has given a stark warning – “we are going to kill someone” – if a local and national shortage of doctors is not addressed.

Last updated 26 June 2014
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Bosses told social workers to ‘cut corners’

SOCIAL workers looking after some of the area’s most vulnerable children were told by bosses to produce sub-standard work to meet deadlines. (3 comments)

Last updated 26 June 2014
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Text lands continental market trader in court

TWO continental market traders were wrongly arrested after another trader allegedly sent a malicious text message to police, a court has heard.

Last updated 26 June 2014
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Event sheds light on solar park plan

bigriggsolar002 RESIDENTS around Bigrigg have had a chance to learn more about plans for a 30,000-panel solar park. (2 comments)

Last updated 26 June 2014
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NuGen steps up its plans for nuclear new-build

THE team behind the proposed multi-billion-pound nuclear new-build near Sellafield will be back on site by August, it has been confirmed.

Last updated 26 June 2014
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‘Untidy’ garden distresses daughter

CECREMGRASS A DISTRAUGHT daughter struggled to lay her Father’s Day flowers at Distington Hall Crematorium as the grass had grown so high. (7 comments)

Last updated 26 June 2014
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New turbine plan outlined

PLANNING permission is being sought for two 21.5m wind turbines at Wilton.

Last updated 26 June 2014
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