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Santa to support anniversary Crab Fair
SANTA'S sleigh will visit Egremont this month to help raise money for the anniversary Crab Fair.
Egremont fire station to become winter wonderland
Firefighters will transform the town's fire station into a winter wonderland to celebrate Christmas.
Red Lion pub to become hotel
A DERELICT building on the Market Place is set to become a hotel - and work should get underway next year.

Mark Summers performs Elvis Legacy

Mark Summers performs Elvis Legacy

 Mark Summers performs Elvis Legacy
Mark Summers performs Elvis Legacy
Acclaimed Elvis act to boost Crab Fair coffers
AN award-winning Elvis tribute act will be performing live in Egremont next week to raise funds for the town's historic Crab Fair.
Elvis tribute to start anniversary Crab Fair fundraising
AN ELVIS tribute will help to raise funds for Egremont Crab Fair's 750th anniversary.

Atlas of Oddities, a new children's non-fiction book, includes Egremont Crab Fair.

 Atlas of Oddities, a new children's non-fiction book, includes Egremont Crab Fair.
Atlas of Oddities, a new children's non-fiction book, includes Egremont Crab Fair.
New children's atlas features Crab Fair
An entertaining children's atlas showing off unusual and interesting traditions has included Egremont's Crab Fair.
Committee members needed for Crab Fair's 750th year
New members are needed to help Egremont's Crab Fair committee plan for next year's 750th anniversary.

MIKE MCKENZIE

Former champion: Tommy Mattinson pipped at the post

Open and Shutt case: Daniel Shutt

Kitty Brucknell

U15 winner: Ben Caine, right, at the wrestling ring on the showfield

Lessons in life: Westlakes Academy teacher Alex Price (in black) takes on Andrew Carlisle

In good voice: Jackie Todhunter won the hunting songs contest at the Egremont Crab Fair

Bill Moffatt from Whitehaven: Won the hunting horn contest

PHOTOS: All the fun of the crab fair
Revellers flocked from as far as London and Glasgow to compete in the World Gurning Championships at Egremont Crab Fair but it was Adrian - from Coventry - who claimed the title.

Gurning pupils at St Bridget's School, Egremont

 Gurning pupils at St Bridget's School, Egremont
Gurning pupils at St Bridget's School, Egremont
Crab Fair kicks off in style
REVELLERS flocked to Egremont last night as the 749th Crab Fair got under way with live music and a fancy dress wheelbarrow race.

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Egremont Crab Fair returns to town
Thousands of revellers are expected to pour into Egremont as the Crab Fair returns for its 749th year.

The three Raku bowls cause the sawdust to burst in to flame after being taking out of the kiln for the smoking process during the Raku firing and glazing workshop.

George King inspects the Raku bowl he helped to clean after the smoking process.

Margie Foots and Pam Eilbeck show us the Other World masterpieces they created during the art and painting workshop.

Brothers Oliver, left and George King with two of the Raku bowls made during the Raku firing and glazing workshop.

Siobhan Miles-Moore gets help from youngster Oliver King to clean the burned sawdust from Raku bowl after the smoking process.

 The three Raku bowls cause the sawdust to burst in to flame after being taking out of the kiln for the smoking process during the Raku firing and glazing workshop.
The three Raku bowls cause the sawdust to burst in to flame after being taking out of the kiln for the smoking process during the Raku firing and glazing workshop.
Artists get creative for C-Art in Egremont
RAKU firing and drawing workshops were held in Egremont as artists got creative for C-Art.

Last year's World Gurning Champion Gordon Blacklock.

 Last year's World Gurning Champion Gordon Blacklock.
Last year's World Gurning Champion Gordon Blacklock.
Action-packed weekend planned for Crab Fair
STUNT shows, live music and gurning are all part of the entertainment as Egremont Crab Fair returns for its 749th year.

Egremont Crab Fair's greasy pole

 Egremont Crab Fair's greasy pole
Egremont Crab Fair's greasy pole
Share Egremont memories at De Lucy Centre
SHARE your memories and view old pictures of Egremont Crab Fair each Tuesday next month.

Coun Lena Hogg

 Coun Lena Hogg
Coun Lena Hogg
Councillor helps tackle anti-social behaviour
Frustrated teenagers have hit back at accusations of anti-social behaviour in Egremont.
Concerns over new Egremont recycling site
Worried residents have raised concerns over potential arson attacks on a replacement recycling site in West Cumbria.
Egremont recycling site moved after arson attacks
The recycling site in Egremont has been relocated and reopened this week, after arson attacks forced the council facility to close.

HELPING THE HELPERS: Felicity Watson, second left her husband Ian and friends Sandra Stilling, left and Marie Rooney have raised over £2,000 at the Egremont Farmers Market for Hospice at Home West Cumbria

 HELPING THE HELPERS: Felicity Watson, second left her husband Ian and friends Sandra Stilling, left and Marie Rooney have raised over £2,000 at the Egremont Farmers Market for Hospice at Home West Cumbria
HELPING THE HELPERS: Felicity Watson, second left her husband Ian and friends Sandra Stilling, left and Marie Rooney have raised over £2,000 at the Egremont Farmers Market for Hospice at Home West Cumbria
Charities win out as crowds turn out for farmers’ market
THOUSANDS of pounds have been raised for local causes through the monthly farmers, craft and fairtrade market.
Crab Fair’s funding slashed
THE 749-year-old Egremont Crab Fair is set to continue despite a “severe” shortfall in funding, says the fair’s chairman.

Chairman of the Egremont Crab Fair Committee, Stephen Foster, is presented with the Copeland Community Fund's Star Volunteer of the Year Award on behalf of the Crab Fair Committee. Picture: Mike McKenzie

 Chairman of the Egremont Crab Fair Committee, Stephen Foster, is presented with the Copeland Community Fund's Star Volunteer of the Year Award on behalf of the Crab Fair Committee. Picture: Mike McKenzie
Chairman of the Egremont Crab Fair Committee, Stephen Foster, is presented with the Copeland Community Fund's Star Volunteer of the Year Award on behalf of the Crab Fair Committee. Picture: Mike McKenzie
Award for crab fair team
THE team which works tirelessly year-round to organise Egremont Crab Fair has received an award.

REMEMBERED: Anne Woods gurning in last year's Crab Fair in what turned out to be her final triumph

 REMEMBERED: Anne Woods gurning in last year's Crab Fair in what turned out to be her final triumph
REMEMBERED: Anne Woods gurning in last year's Crab Fair in what turned out to be her final triumph
T-shirt tribute for gurner Anne
THE family of the late Anne Woods are planning a T-shirt tribute to the much-loved champion gurner.

PERFORMING: Katrina Leskanich, of Katrina and the Waves, will be at Egremont Crab Fair

 PERFORMING: Katrina Leskanich, of Katrina and the Waves, will be at Egremont Crab Fair
PERFORMING: Katrina Leskanich, of Katrina and the Waves, will be at Egremont Crab Fair
Gurner come and see Katrina at Crab Fair?