Publication: West Cumberland Times and Star

First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Skating couple's diamond day

PCram FROM roller skates to wedding bells - a Workington couple who met while skating have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.Edward Barnes, known to everybody as Barney, married the then Doreen Fleming at St Michael’s Parish Church on June ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

A new start for apprentices

Two-hundred West Cumbrian youngsters have taken the next step towards their long-term careers by starting apprenticeships with training provider Gen2.More than 40 are girls, far exceeding the national average of 3.4 per cent.The apprentices have teamed ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Workington councillor to step down

WORKINGTON Town Council’s Gerald Humes will not stand at next year’s election.Councillor Humes, 68, of Bowness Court, said he wanted to concentrate on his role as a county councillor.He first joined the town council in 1995 and served the Moorclose ward ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Workington road cordoned off after robbery

Police shut off a Workington street this afternoon after a robbery at a beauty salon.They were called to Ego nail and beauty salon on the corner of Queen Street and Bolton Street at 4.15pm.Officers cordoned off the shop, with staff still inside, and blocked ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Robbery, Police, Officer
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Bin wagon death crash trial halted

THE trial of a binman accused of crushing a pensioner to death in a road accident came to a dramatic end at Carlisle Crown Court yesterday.Following lengthy discussions with lawyers involved in the case, the judge discharged the jury after it was discovered ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Five hundred jobs to be axed at Sellafield

GKerrushPublished at 01:00, Friday, 10 June 2005FIVE hundred jobs will be axed at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant as part of a management re-structure.Site operators British Nuclear Group said there would be no need for compulsory redundancies ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Dancers shine on stage

Up to 80 young dancers took part in the Queen of the Solway Local Dance Festival in Maryport at the weekend.Sandra Chapman, festival spokeswoman, said the event, which is for dancers living in a 12 mile-radius of Maryport, may have attracted more competitors ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Sep 05 2014]
Entities: Juvenile, Adjudicator
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Paper Shop is for sale

Published at 19:45, Thursday, 10 July 2008FLIMBY’S popular Paper Shop is up for sale.The corner shop is on the market with Manchester agents Christie & Co for £289,000 - news which will disappoint the hundreds of customers who flock there each week for ... [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 31 2014]
Entities: Manchester, Training, Owner
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 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 - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 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 - Aug 29 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

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Skating couple's diamond day [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - 18 hours ago]
A new start for apprentices [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Sep 12 2014]
Workington councillor to step down [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Sep 12 2014]
Workington road cordoned off after robbery [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Sep 11 2014]
Bin wagon death crash trial halted [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Sep 11 2014]
Five hundred jobs to be axed at Sellafield [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Sep 11 2014]
Dancers shine on stage [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Sep 05 2014]
Paper Shop is for sale [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 31 2014]
Cockermouth care home launches tea shop [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 29 2014]
Dancewear shop set to open in Workington [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 29 2014]
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]
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Big ‘yes’ to Lidl store plan [Published West Cumberland Times and Star - Aug 15 2014]
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