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  • Alan Cleaver reports on one man’s attempt to bring some magic into people’s lives- and how it only proved the maxim “No good deed will go unpunished” Jim Higgins is […]

    Away with the Fairies!

    Alan Cleaver reports on one man’s attempt to bring some magic into people’s lives- and how it only proved the maxim “No good deed will go unpunished” Jim Higgins is […]

  • Alan Cleaver reports on Egremont Swimming Pool as it prepares for the next stage of its development. Egremont Swimming Pool is on the move and the pool is looking for […]

    Our pool is simply splashing!

    Alan Cleaver reports on Egremont Swimming Pool as it prepares for the next stage of its development. Egremont Swimming Pool is on the move and the pool is looking for […]

  • Alan Cleaver reports on the July exhibition at Lowes Court featuring the work of St Bees artist and Florence paintmaker, Jenni Payne Jenni Payne is stepping out from behind the […]

    Jenni captures the ewes in hues

    Alan Cleaver reports on the July exhibition at Lowes Court featuring the work of St Bees artist and Florence paintmaker, Jenni Payne Jenni Payne is stepping out from behind the […]

  • THERE’S at least one common denominator in all religions: Be nice to people. Help others through the difficult journey of life, sprinkling good deeds as you go. But I can’t […]

    Sometimes being nice can be really difficult

    THERE’S at least one common denominator in all religions: Be nice to people. Help others through the difficult journey of life, sprinkling good deeds as you go. But I can’t […]

  • Rachael Grealish reports from Whitehaven Live where Sir Bob Geldof was the main attraction. Over 2000 people flocked to see political activist and 70’s new wave legend Bob Geldof and […]

    Sir Bob leads the rock of ages past

    Rachael Grealish reports from Whitehaven Live where Sir Bob Geldof was the main attraction. Over 2000 people flocked to see political activist and 70’s new wave legend Bob Geldof and […]

  • Music is everywhere this summer as even Rosehill theatre’s summer project, Rosehill on the Road, is planning a ‘Summer Season of Song’ featuring a collaboration with the National Youth Choirs […]

    Rosehill’s summer of music

    Music is everywhere this summer as even Rosehill theatre’s summer project, Rosehill on the Road, is planning a ‘Summer Season of Song’ featuring a collaboration with the National Youth Choirs […]

  • Rachael Grealish reports on another adventure for young people heading to Tanzania After two years of hard work, fundraising, forming bonds and incorporating a new culture into a new generation, […]

    A new adventure begins!

    Rachael Grealish reports on another adventure for young people heading to Tanzania After two years of hard work, fundraising, forming bonds and incorporating a new culture into a new generation, […]

  • Wheatsheaf owner and former GTR vocalist, Max Bacon speaks to reporter Rachael Grealish Max Bacon, former singer from 80’s rock group GTR told us he wants to bring “life, energy […]

    Bringing Music & Energy into the Town

    Wheatsheaf owner and former GTR vocalist, Max Bacon speaks to reporter Rachael Grealish Max Bacon, former singer from 80’s rock group GTR told us he wants to bring “life, energy […]

  • Rachael Grealish reports on how one school marked the centenary of World War 1 with a range of events St. Bridget’s School commemorated the WW1 centenary in style with a […]

    Marking the Centenary in style

    Rachael Grealish reports on how one school marked the centenary of World War 1 with a range of events St. Bridget’s School commemorated the WW1 centenary in style with a […]

  • A report on how the younger generation are being involved in the landscaping of the town Egremont Castle grounds are looking much brighter after local school children were involved in […]

    Children see their plans boom

    A report on how the younger generation are being involved in the landscaping of the town Egremont Castle grounds are looking much brighter after local school children were involved in […]

  • MONEY MATTERS with Mike Starkie, Wealth Management Partner at True Potential Wealth Management LLP During my 25 years in Retail Financial Services one of the biggest changes has been the […]

    Money Matters with Mike Starkie

    MONEY MATTERS with Mike Starkie, Wealth Management Partner at True Potential Wealth Management LLP During my 25 years in Retail Financial Services one of the biggest changes has been the […]

  • Alan Alexander reports on the hospital protest march through Whitehaven. On a warm sunny Sunday afternoon hundreds of people gathered in the marketplace in Whitehaven to march to Castle Park […]

    Hospital protesters march again through town

    Alan Alexander reports on the hospital protest march through Whitehaven. On a warm sunny Sunday afternoon hundreds of people gathered in the marketplace in Whitehaven to march to Castle Park […]

  • By Rachael Grealish A bike ride for charity is common achievement, 5 or 10 miles usually being the average one rides to raise money for their chosen charity, but Laurence […]

    Journey to the East

    By Rachael Grealish A bike ride for charity is common achievement, 5 or 10 miles usually being the average one rides to raise money for their chosen charity, but Laurence […]

  • Forget burgers and sausages for this summer’s BBQ’s 4 Star head chef of Sella Park House Hotel and host of YouTube success Cumbrian Kitchen, Jon Fell, has prepare something a […]

    Jon Fell recommends a BBQ, with a difference

    Forget burgers and sausages for this summer’s BBQ’s 4 Star head chef of Sella Park House Hotel and host of YouTube success Cumbrian Kitchen, Jon Fell, has prepare something a […]

  • Edna Branthwaite reports on the good work being continued at Egremont’s Heritage Centre When Marianne Hornby set up Egremont and Area Heritage Centre (Memory Lane) her intention was to donate […]

    Marianne’s good work continues…

    Edna Branthwaite reports on the good work being continued at Egremont’s Heritage Centre When Marianne Hornby set up Egremont and Area Heritage Centre (Memory Lane) her intention was to donate […]

  • By Eddie Jackson    THORNHILL Village Association would like to thank all those who worked hard on restoring the Millennium Bed in the park. After many years of neglect, the flower […]

    A community comes together to help out

    By Eddie Jackson    THORNHILL Village Association would like to thank all those who worked hard on restoring the Millennium Bed in the park. After many years of neglect, the flower […]

  • Rachael Grealish speaks to Lee Butterworth about  the aims of Copeland Action Group COPELAND Action Group (CAG) went to work on Orgill Play Park as part of their long running […]

    People coming together to improve our community

    Rachael Grealish speaks to Lee Butterworth about  the aims of Copeland Action Group COPELAND Action Group (CAG) went to work on Orgill Play Park as part of their long running […]

  • By Ken Ford-Powell Diamonds are everywhere.I’m fascinated that these rocks – the hardest found naturally on earth are made of Carbon – something we breathe in and makes up nearly […]

    Finding Diamonds

    By Ken Ford-Powell Diamonds are everywhere.I’m fascinated that these rocks – the hardest found naturally on earth are made of Carbon – something we breathe in and makes up nearly […]

  • Alan Cleaver reports on the surprising ‘off-loading’ of Longlands Lake by Cumbria County Council ONE of the area’s most beautiful lakes is ‘up for grabs’ as the county council try […]

    Longlands Lake seeks new owner

    Alan Cleaver reports on the surprising ‘off-loading’ of Longlands Lake by Cumbria County Council ONE of the area’s most beautiful lakes is ‘up for grabs’ as the county council try […]

  • Rosalind Amey Question: What do you do when you’re expecting eleven French people for a visit and only five arrive? Answer: You just carry on. Our French friends arrived under […]

    WEVA story to tell

    Rosalind Amey Question: What do you do when you’re expecting eleven French people for a visit and only five arrive? Answer: You just carry on. Our French friends arrived under […]

  • Sir, I feel compelled to write to you as I have just read in your newsletter a recipe for ‘Nig Nogs’!! I wondered if your editing team might have missed […]

    Racist language

    Sir, I feel compelled to write to you as I have just read in your newsletter a recipe for ‘Nig Nogs’!! I wondered if your editing team might have missed […]

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