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Friday, 19 December 2014

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Project starts

Workington leisure centre photo Work has started on Workington’s long-awaited £11.3 million leisure centre

Officially open

Lakes Distillery Paul Currie photo The first glass of whisky from the new Lakes Distillery’s copper stills has been sampled by members of the public

Vibrant & positive

Tracy Stainton photo A woman helping lead plans for a new academy school in Workington says efforts have “now turned a corner”

Hand-over delay

West Cumberland Hospital photo Health chiefs are to take over west Cumbria’s new hospital a month later than expected

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Is it you?

Euromillions logo The search is on for a lucky lottery millionaire – who may not even know they have scooped a huge prize

Inquest verdict

Yvonne Hetherington-Tunstall photo A restaurant owner died after drink-driving while involved in a family dispute that was “taking over her life”

It'll make 'em laugh

Garry Bedford photo A Cumbrian actor has spoken of his relief that his latest - as yet unreleased - comedy film is actually funny

Lottery winners

Darren and Debra Hammond photo A Cumbrian dad-of-three won almost £400,000 on last Friday's EuroMillions draw, it has been revealed

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Get us out of a jam

A595 photo Pressure is growing for the Government to stump up money to improve one of Cumbria’s busiest roads (14 comments)

New arrivals

Ethel Gomez Canales photo Two doctors have been recruited from abroad to ease the consultants crisis facing north Cumbria’s hospitals

Sport latest

Strong squad keeping Workington Reds players on their toes

Jake Simpson photo Defender Jake Simpson says the strength in depth in Workington Reds’ squad is keeping all the players on their toes.
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