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Children In Need 2014

50070516W013.jpg A HOST of fun-filled fundraising events took place across Copeland as part of the annual Children In Need extravaganza. Browse through our slideshow and order prints from our photosales website www.whitehaven-news.co.uk/pictures.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Whitehaven Christmas Lights Switch On

50070510W008.jpg Crowds of people turned out to see the Frozen sisters Anna and Elsa switch on the Whitehaven Christmas lights on Sunday November 16th 2014. See The Whitehaven News this week for a picture special.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Post Office propose move into Smith’s

WHITEHAVEN Post Office is proposing to move into WH Smith on King Street. It would mean extra opening hours for customers, including Sundays. (9 comments)

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Controversial plans for new homes resubmitted

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build 35 homes in Whitehaven have been resubmitted to Copeland Council.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Doctor funds surgery with own money

CESURGERY1311 A WHITEHAVEN doctor has used £400,000 of his own money to fund a new medical centre because he claims his patients are being “put at risk”.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Pram-push highlights impact of hospital cuts

JFpram4 AROUND 200 people walked 72 miles in 24 hours to highlight the potential impact of cuts to the West Cumberland Hospital. (10 comments)

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Frozen characters to light up Whitehaven

GLAMOROUS Disney characters, a super hero, horse and carriage and snow machines can be enjoyed at Whitehaven’s Christmas lights switch-on this Sunday.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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‘Quality’ coal unearthed during St Bees testing

coalstbees2 COAL samples recovered during recent borehole testing at St Bees reveal “promising quality” and now West Cumbria Mining is hoping to have this confirmed scientifically. (2 comments)

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Pregnant mum’s disgust at flasher

A FLASHER who exposed himself to three women, one of them pregnant, has received a suspended jail sentence. (2 comments)

Last updated 13 November 2014
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No one is interested in using derelict civic hall

PLANS to re-open Whitehaven Civic Hall have taken a blow after a “minimal response” to a campaign. (2 comments)

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Tax increase with formation of town council

THE cost to Whitehaven residents of having a new town council looks set to be the highest in Copeland. (9 comments)

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Police call amnesty on illegal firearms

A FIREARMS amnesty is taking place in Cumbria to allow people to surrender illegally-held guns and ammunition.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Fears voiced over wind turbines near Sellafield

turbblurb SAFETY and security concerns have been raised about two large wind turbines planned close to the Sellafield site.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Orgill teaching in top five per cent

ceorgphonic02 AN EGREMONT school has been praised by the Department of Education for its teaching methods.

Last updated 13 November 2014
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Last updated 13 November 2014
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Pupils show Poppy Day poems

PUPILS at St Mary’s School, Kells, have been inspired by this week’s remembrance commemorations.

Last updated 12 November 2014
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Remembrance Day

50070227W032.jpg Towns and villages across West Cumbria fell silent on Sunday to mark Remembrance Day.

Last updated 12 November 2014
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Santa’s little helper Katelyn returns to help others

CEKATELYN0611 A COURAGEOUS girl who received a new heart is being Santa’s little helper this Christmas at the hospital where she was treated.

Last updated 6 November 2014
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Citizen Lee wins recognition for good work

egtownwnrs EGREMONT’S Good Citizen Award for this year has been presented to Lee Butterworth.

Last updated 6 November 2014
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Funding will keep jobseekers online

nmpphoenx UNEMPLOYED people will continue to benefit from free computer use – thanks to a £37,500 donation.

Last updated 6 November 2014
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