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Ministry scuppers bid for Sunday train service

COPELAND Rail Users’ Group is “disappointed” that a bid for a summer Sunday service between Whitehaven and Barrow has been turned down.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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33 years of wonderful memories for Viv

vivyoung A HEADTEACHER has retired after 33 years of “wonderful memories”.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Man, 58 charged with 17 sex offences

A 58-YEAR-OLD man from Cleator Moor charged with 17 sexual offences spanning a 35-year period has been sent to Carlisle Crown Court.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Summer of misery as roadworks begin

ROADWORKS are expected to cause some traffic upheaval in the coming weeks. (4 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Independence vote calls for nuclear rethink

COPELAND’S MP has raised concern about the future disposal of Scottish nuclear waste at Sellafield – if the country votes for independence in September.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Amy’s silence will be golden

cerugsilence02 THERE are not many who can keep their mouth shut through a rugby league derby match.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Teenager bared genitals in front of youngsters

A WHITEHAVEN teenager who exposed his genitals in public has been sentenced to 28 days at a Young Offenders Institute.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Trust apologises for care failure over OAP’s death

CEBERWICK HEALTH chiefs have apologised to the family of a pensioner who died in the West Cumberland Hospital for the “below standard” care she received.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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£1.80 an hour to park in Whitehaven town centre?

ceparkmeter FURIOUS Whitehaven traders have slammed proposals for on-street parking charges of £1.80 on six town centre streets. (16 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Fresh fears for maternity unit

ptfarrarhospy WEST Cumberland Hospital could be stripped of its current consultant-led maternity unit, and the children’s ward may become a “day hospital”. (2 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Farewell chorus for headteacher

cejanpotter PUPILS wrote their headteacher a song to mark her retirement after 19 years at the school.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Work to start on old YMCA

cefoyre2407 WORK is about to start on transforming the old YMCA building, on Whitehaven’s Irish Street, into its new role to help and provide homes for local young people.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Blacklist victims set for pay-out

WORKERS “blacklisted” by construction companies based at Sellafield are part of a multi-million-pound compensation claim.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Fun in the sun at St Bees Beach

50065948W007.jpg St Bees beach was full of families making the most of the beautiful sunshine. View our slideshow and order prints from our website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Dinner lady Katie served them well

celunchlady IT WAS an emotional farewell for the retiring dinner lady who had been part of a Whitehaven school for 22 years.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Commonwealth volunteer Graeme is one in 50,000

cecomgame SELECTED from 50,000 people, the Commonwealth Games has its only West Cumbrian representative.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Drop-in and share your town council preference

RESIDENTS are invited to give their views on whether they prefer one or two new councils for Whitehaven. (1 comment)

Last updated 17 July 2014
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New mining project engages community

CEMINEVOX07 THE company looking to extract up to three million tonnes of coal a year from a proposed new drift mine near Haig Pit has ruled out moving it by road. (3 comments)

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Joanna back home after collision horror

ceratgirl THE mother of a girl who was struck by a car has spoken about the ordeal.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Charity party goes ahead despite police concerns

A PERSONAL vendetta between two families put a charity barn dance in jeopardy – but councillors ruled the event can go ahead.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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