Publication: West Cumberland Times and Star

First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Dancewear shop set to open in Workington

Two West Cumbrian mums hope to get toes tapping when they open a dancewear shop in Workington next week.Angela Torney, of Aspatria, and Angela Phillips, of Great Broughton, had the idea for their shop after they struggled to source gear for their chi ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Cockermouth care home launches tea shop

A dingy unused room has been transformed into a pretty, pastel-coloured tea shop which opens today at a Cockermouth care home.The light and bright venue is being named Marie’s Cafe, after Marie Boxx, 62, the home’s activity co-ordinator who retires t ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Call for action in Cockermouth over huge trees

People living on a Cockermouth street say that huge, overgrown trees are making their lives a misery.Residents of Towers Lane claim that cars have been damaged, TV reception is atrocious and they live in fear during high winds because 40ft trees hang ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Quiz question sparks fury in Maryport

Published at 15:50, Friday, 22 August 2014Maryport Town Council is facing a backlash after a question about the Aquila fishing boat tragedy was included in a quiz at a children’s fun day.The question, asking how many men died in the disaster involving ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Bid to move disability charity to Workington town hall

Plans for a West Cumbrian charity to move into Workington Town Hall have been revealed.Allerdale Disability Association, which helps 60 people a week, is in talks with Allerdale council, which owns the hall.If given the go-ahead it could move in by the ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Disability, Memory
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Facelift for Workington Hall if council can stump up the £300,000

Repair work could be carried out on Workington Hall in the coming weeks – if funding can be found.Tenders are due in today for work to repair and make safe the back of the hall and the gatehouse.The path behind the hall has been closed for several months ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Big ‘yes’ to Lidl store plan

PLANS to build a new supermarket in Maryport have been largely welcomed by townsfolk.Lidl revealed a proposal to build its largest UK store at Milltoft, off Curzon Street.Two drop-in sessions were held on Monday and Tuesday at the town’s Wave Centre to ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Business booming for Claire's Cockermouth coffee shop

A COCKERMOUTH woman has reopened a town cafe with the help of her family.Claire Ascroft, 40, of Lingfield Avenue, has taken over The Lanes, in Old Kings Arms Lane, six months after it closed under its previous management.Her father Eric, brother Shaun ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Curtain falls on Maryport dance contest after 23 years

A Maryport dance festival held its last contest this week before folding after 23 years.The Maryport Open Stage Dance Festival was held at the town’s Wave Centre on Wednesday, with about 40 dancers taking part.The annual August competition was launched ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 08 2014]
Entities: Young's, Competition
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Cockermouth man's Bond Bug car on TV

A Cockermouth man will appear on Sky TV programme Wheeler Dealers later this month with his Bond Bug car.Ron Biggin, 47, of Gable Avenue, bought his third Bond Bug, a 1970s 700 ES, from an eBay auction after Wheeler Dealers paid for and followed its ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

World War 1 Victoria Cross hero risked his life to save wounded

PMcGowan “WORKINGTON’S VC winner is a big strong fellow. He is disinclined to talk about himself and anything he has done or seen, although he has seen some fierce fighting and some terrible scenes.”This is how, on April 21, 1915, the old West Cumberland ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Help for families to feed kids in school holidays

Families struggling to feed their children during the school holidays now have somewhere to turn, thanks to the area’s foodbank.Volunteers at North Lakes Foodbank realised that families whose youngsters claim free school meals were finding it difficult ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 01 2014]

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Cockermouth care home launches tea shop [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - 19 hours ago]
Dancewear shop set to open in Workington [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - 19 hours ago]
Facelift for Workington Hall if council can stu... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 22 2014]
Call for action in Cockermouth over huge trees [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 22 2014]
Bid to move disability charity to Workington to... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 22 2014]
Quiz question sparks fury in Maryport [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 22 2014]
Business booming for Claire's Cockermouth coffe... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 15 2014]
Big ‘yes’ to Lidl store plan [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 15 2014]
Curtain falls on Maryport dance contest after 2... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 08 2014]
Cockermouth man's Bond Bug car on TV [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 06 2014]
World War 1 Victoria Cross hero risked his life... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 05 2014]
Workington cross man 'overwhelmed by support' [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 01 2014]
Help for families to feed kids in school holidays [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 01 2014]
Charity ‘channel’ swim for Rebecca [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 01 2014]
Jail threat to van plunge woman [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 29 2014]
Lidl plans to open store in Maryport [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 28 2014]
‘Truly glorious’, says RAF veteran as he soars ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 24 2014]
Support is growing for Workington bypass demand [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 24 2014]
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