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Recreating the Great War

alangillonfggff YOUNGSTERS will be transported back in time to get a get a taste of what life was like during World War One.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Cyclist’s anger at non-stop motorist

joshhawkinsa A CYCLIST suffered injuries after he was forced off his bike by a car last Wednesday – and the offending motorist failed to stop.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Stranglers sign up for Whitehaven Live

cestranglers TWO huge names have been added to the bill at this summer’s hotly-anticipated Whitehaven Live concert.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Golfers help those feeling below par

cegolf1302 MORE biopsies can be offered to Copeland men after a medical fund reached its £50,000 target following a boost from the community.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Teenager set himself alight and jumped in harbour

A THRILL-SEEKING teenager set himself on fire and jumped into Whitehaven Harbour, in a “neknomination”.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Moor Row School's Pirates and Princesses Day

50059157W006.jpg Moor Row School held a Pirates and Princesses Day in aid of Eden Valley Hospice. Browse through our slideshow of pictures.

Last updated 12 February 2014
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Copeland ‘the fattest area in England’

COPELAND has been named the fattest area in England, with more than three-quarters of residents classed as overweight or obese, new figures reveal. (24 comments)

Last updated 8 February 2014
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Cleator Moor hub is open for business

0602hubbiz A NEW hub has opened in Cleator Moor to help get budding businessmen and women started.

Last updated 7 February 2014
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Victory as fire crews save engine

whnfirestation WHITEHAVEN Fire Station will NOT lose its second engine, it has been announced. (2 comments)

Last updated 6 February 2014
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Home Group in firing line over tenants’ complaints

ANGRY Copeland councillors have launched a scathing attack on social landlords Home Group. (14 comments)

Last updated 6 February 2014
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Stand by for a new- look Whitehaven News

FROM next week, The Whitehaven News will be printed in a compact format. (8 comments)

Last updated 6 February 2014
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How to stay safe – the vital message in every classroom

cejmascot02 A NEW scheme aims to protect hundreds of Copeland’s children from abuse and bullying.

Last updated 6 February 2014
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Hospital staff ‘stunned’ as drug suite set to go north

STAFF at West Cumberland Hospital are said to be “devastated’’ by a recommended plan to close the its aseptic services suite. (7 comments)

Last updated 6 February 2014
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Concern over rural areas if bus routes axed

CONCERNED councillors claim vulnerable bus users will be “prisoners in their own home” after cuts to subsidised bus routes in Copeland were agreed.

Last updated 6 February 2014
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£1m plan for more CCTV in county towns

A NEW £1m Cumbria-wide CCTV network is poised to get the go-ahead.

Last updated 6 February 2014
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Parking fees could ‘benefit business’

keeflittle ON-STREET parking fees in Whitehaven will go-ahead – and charges may be brought in as soon as autumn. (13 comments)

Last updated 6 February 2014
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Peter’s a sizzling success

twsausage2 CELEBRITY chef Peter Sidwell proved that you can never have too much on your plate at the launch of his new West Cumberland sausage.

Last updated 6 February 2014
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Pupils win the name game

ceStobbarts0602 THREE Copeland schoolchildren will now be digger spotting – after winning a competition to have their name emblazoned on a vehicle from construction company Jacobs Stobbarts Ltd.

Last updated 6 February 2014
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Can you help solve memorial mystery?

twcross THERE’S a mystery in the belltower of St James’ Church, Whitehaven..... but the clues are there.

Last updated 6 February 2014
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100 years on and birthday girl Rita has lots to smile about

twbday SURROUNDED by her family, Cleator Moor’s Rita Carruthers celebrated her 100th birthday.

Last updated 6 February 2014
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