Publication: West Cumberland Times and Star

First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

‘Truly glorious’, says RAF veteran as he soars again

A 92-year-old member of Cockermouth RAF Association stepped into a small plane – and back in time – during a recent remarkable day out for war veterans.Douglas Newham, of Sandale, Boltongate, has been a member of the town RAFA since he moved to the area ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Support is growing for Workington bypass demand

A Workington woman’s call for a new town bypass has been backed by councillors.Hilary Harrington wants to see a new road built to take vehicles away from Harrington, Salterbeck and Moss Bay.She is leading the campaign to reduce what she claims are unbearable ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

New business out to make a point

DCattanachPublished at 01:00, Friday, 14 July 2006A WORKINGTON woman has opened up a tattoo parlour in the town, even though she is scared of needles.Jackie Barlow opened Jackie’s Tattoo Studio, on Vulcan’s Lane, which will also offer body piercing, this ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sealy Spyatstock begins

Today is the first day of West Cumbria's latest festival and the will be here all weekend to bring you the gossip, photos and news from Sealy Spyatstock.7.30PM: An absolutely stonking set from Salvation - what a way to open a festival! It's a shame there's ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: Rugby, Euphonix, Beaver, Rumours
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

West Cumbrian business forges ahead with Viking project

West Cumbria is now home to its very own Viking-style blacksmith’s forge.Blacksmith David Watson, 53, has built a traditional Viking stone and timber forge at his home near Gilcrux, Maryport, where his business Moor Forge is based.People from across Europe ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Chance to comment on proposed changes to West Cumbrian speed limits

Published at 14:48, Friday, 18 July 2014Speed limits on 11 major roads through West Cumbria will change if a Cumbria County Council scheme goes ahead.Six of the proposed changes would see speed limits increase, or existing 40mph or national speed limits ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Council leader calls for West Cumbrian health summit

A leading councillor is to demand a health summit amid concerns that service cuts are putting lives at risk.Allerdale council leader Alan Smith on Wednesday said he would call together local NHS bodies to demand changes to health cuts affecting the a ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Frank built 42-year career with West Cumbrian construction company

One of Thomas Armstrong’s longest serving employees has retired after 42 years with the West Cumbrian building group.Frank Harkness, 64, of Great Broughton, general manager and director of Thomas Armstrong Aggregates, joined the company as an HGV mechanic ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Tallentire ladies raise a cup of tea to charity efforts

Three women from the village of Tallentire, near Cockermouth, have raised over £26,000 for charity.For their latest effort Julia Scales, Jackie Cowan and Julie Blackwell persuaded the Watson family of Tallentire Hall to open their home for an afternoon ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Workington woman critical after house fire

Published at 14:25, Friday, 18 July 2014A Workington woman was in a critical condition in hospital last night after a fire at her house.The blaze started in the living room of a house on Walker Road, Salterbeck, shortly before 12.15am yesterday.It is ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Civic service in Cockermouth raised £1,700 to Let Laura Speak

The congregation at Cockermouth mayor Andy Graham’s civic service was so touched by the plight of Aspatria woman Laura Oglanby, who is unable to speak, that they dug deep and contributed a total of £1,750.Mr Graham, a member of King’s Church, which meets ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Workington boy scores top marks for school attendance

A Workington boy has received an award for 100 per cent school attendance over six years.Josh Bales-Riley, 11, a pupil at Westfield Primary School, was presented with the award at St Mary’s Church, Westfield, yesterday.Josh, whose favourite lesson is ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: Wedgwood, Jordan, Education

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Support is growing for Workington bypass demand [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 24 2014]
New business out to make a point [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 21 2014]
Sealy Spyatstock begins [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
West Cumbrian business forges ahead with Viking... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
Council leader calls for West Cumbrian health s... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
Chance to comment on proposed changes to West C... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
Frank built 42-year career with West Cumbrian c... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
Tallentire ladies raise a cup of tea to charity... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
Double retirement for West Cumbria teaching couple [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
Council couple lead Maryport parking charge fight [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
Workington woman critical after house fire [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 18 2014]
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Pub changes hands and it’s no cock and bull story [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 12 2014]
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Major search for missing Maryport newlywed [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 11 2014]
Friends band together to help Scarlett raise funds [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 11 2014]
Georgian style wedding for couple [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 11 2014]
Doctor clears his name [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 11 2014]
Drug dealer mum jailed [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 08 2014]
A thriving school will be Cockermouth head’s le... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 04 2014]
Hundreds sign petition for Harrington bypass [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 04 2014]
Maryport welcomes pause in hospital ready meals... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 04 2014]
Pair filmed running from Workington fire [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jul 04 2014]
Man charged after £18k cocaine haul [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jun 25 2014]
Two charged over drugs haul [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Jun 25 2014]
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