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Torchlight protest sheds light on demise of hospital services

CETORCHLIGHT ALMOST 30 services, which campaigners say have gone from West Cumberland Hospital or are currently under threat, were highlighted in a torchlight procession.

Last updated 19 February 2015
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Man who filmed abuse of boy victims faces jail

A PERVERT who subjected three young boys to horrific sex abuse over nearly a decade has been warned he faces a lengthy jail sentence.

Last updated 19 February 2015
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Much-missed Civic gets support from the mob

JFp3flash5 HOPES are high that Whitehaven Civic Hall can be reopened as a community venue, a leading campaigner has claimed.

Last updated 19 February 2015
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Flash mob protests Civic Hall closure

A FLASH mob has taken to the streets of Whitehaven to protest the “devastating” closure of the town’s Civic Hall.

Last updated 17 February 2015
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Hospital neglect contributed to Sarah's death - coroner

cesarahmck1202 NEGLECT contributed to the death of a Whitehaven teenager at the West Cumberland Hospital, a coroner has said.

Last updated 13 February 2015
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Two Sellafield bus services to go as users drop

STAGECOACH is to withdraw two Sellafield services from March 16, due to dwindling numbers of workers using them. (10 comments)

Last updated 12 February 2015
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MPs join forces to fight for A595 improvement

A PETITION has been launched calling for significant investment to upgrade the A595 and local people are being asked to show support. (8 comments)

Last updated 12 February 2015
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Historic Post Office is all set to move to new home

cewhvnpo WHITEHAVEN’S Lowther Street Post Office is to move to its new home on King Street on March 19.

Last updated 12 February 2015
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Torchlight protest over hospital cuts

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to save vital services at West Cumberland Hospital are holding a torchlight procession in Whitehaven this weekend. (2 comments)

Last updated 12 February 2015
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Academy ‘loses out on millions’

WHITEHAVEN Academy has missed out on a multi-million cash boost from the government AGAIN, highlighting “a long-standing scandal”, claims Copeland’s MP. (1 comment)

Last updated 12 February 2015
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‘Several chances’ to save teenager’s life were missed

cesarahmck1202 DOCTORS at the West Cumberland Hospital have been called “negligent’’ after several chances to save the life of a young woman were missed.

Last updated 12 February 2015
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Skate tribute to Kieran

cekietombola03 SKATEBOARDERS showed off their skills at a sponsored event in memory of the late Kieran Goulding.

Last updated 12 February 2015
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Teen charged with sex offences

A WHITEHAVEN teenager has been charged with a string of sex offences involving underage girls.

Last updated 12 February 2015
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Frizington Primary School Welly Boot Walk

50073229W001.jpg Frizington Primary school had a welly boot walk to raise funds for the James Burns appeal on on Wednesday February 4th 2015. Enjoy our slideshow of pictures.

Last updated 10 February 2015
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Closing pub 'has just moved trouble', say police

Captain Senny’s photo The closure of a troubled club has not eased the problem of crime and disorder in a town centre. (9 comments)

Last updated 7 February 2015
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Warnings over A595 failure in nuclear emergency

AN emergency evacuation of people on and around the Sellafield site would be hampered by an A595 that is “not fit for purpose”.THE revised area covers Seascale, Gosforth, Thornhill, Beckermet and other smaller towns and villages. It includes: (12 comments)

Last updated 5 February 2015
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Labour chooses candidate ahead of mayoral election

A LONG-SERVING union official has been named as Labour’s candidate to become the first elected mayor of Copeland. (9 comments)

Last updated 5 February 2015
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Welly walk pushes James' fund to half-way

acwellies AN INCREDIBLE £35,000 has been raised for a Whitehaven boy’s life-changing operation to help him walk – getting him over half-way to his £60,000 target.

Last updated 5 February 2015
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California calls for Egremont's TV twins

Matthew Postlethwaite photo TWIN TV stars from Egremont have signed a deal with one of the biggest management companies in the world and moved to Los Angeles. (1 comment)

Last updated 5 February 2015
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You’ve had your chips... Crosby's to go on sale

chip shop photo THE 50-year-old family business of Crosby’s Fish & Chips will soon be on the market as the brothers who run it, Norman and Stephen Crosby, plan to retire. (25 comments)

Last updated 5 February 2015
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