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  • 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 […]

  • By Michael Brennan Congratulations to Keith Fisher who recognised both the Thornhill war memorial and the fire station in Frizington If you recognise these landmarks, send your answers to E2D, […]

    Spot the Landmark

    By Michael Brennan Congratulations to Keith Fisher who recognised both the Thornhill war memorial and the fire station in Frizington If you recognise these landmarks, send your answers to E2D, […]

  • By James Bowness The European Commission this month suggested that the UK should increase the tax on the most expensive properties. In light of 29.2% of Copeland voters choosing to […]

    Copeland’s Council Tax Conundrum

    By James Bowness The European Commission this month suggested that the UK should increase the tax on the most expensive properties. In light of 29.2% of Copeland voters choosing to […]

  • Alan Cleaver reports on the national success of Florence Arts Centre in a prestigious competition. FLORENCE Arts Centre has won a Runner-up Drawing Inspiration Award for its event ‘Egremont Red […]

    Florence Arts Centre draws on young talent

    Alan Cleaver reports on the national success of Florence Arts Centre in a prestigious competition. FLORENCE Arts Centre has won a Runner-up Drawing Inspiration Award for its event ‘Egremont Red […]

  • Clues Across 1) Bet on dray reversal? Not in mine. (8) 5) Droop with 18 down? (4) 9) Drop left lips backwards. (5) 10) Laird of sunshine state. (7) 11) […]

    July Crossword – American theme

    Clues Across 1) Bet on dray reversal? Not in mine. (8) 5) Droop with 18 down? (4) 9) Drop left lips backwards. (5) 10) Laird of sunshine state. (7) 11) […]

  • Alan Cleaver previews the season ahead at Keswick Theatre…. KESWICK Theatre’s summer season has got underway – with Dracula providing one of the more intriguing productions for the months ahead. […]

    Curtain up at Keswick Theatre

    Alan Cleaver previews the season ahead at Keswick Theatre…. KESWICK Theatre’s summer season has got underway – with Dracula providing one of the more intriguing productions for the months ahead. […]

  • Peter Watson Copeland Action Group (CAG) brought a breath of fresh air to Egremont. The direct action of those who worked so hard to give Orgill play park a much […]

    A breath of fresh air for Copeland

    Peter Watson Copeland Action Group (CAG) brought a breath of fresh air to Egremont. The direct action of those who worked so hard to give Orgill play park a much […]

  •  Susan Denham-Smith TED BIDGOOD returned to Lowes Court this week to receive his prize as the winner of Best in Show at Lowes Court’s Open exhibition 2014. Helen Greenop acclaimed […]

    Ted Bidgood wins Lowes Court Open Exhibition

     Susan Denham-Smith TED BIDGOOD returned to Lowes Court this week to receive his prize as the winner of Best in Show at Lowes Court’s Open exhibition 2014. Helen Greenop acclaimed […]

  • Chairperson Elaine Woodburn has given her annual report on the activities of Egremont Town Council… AFTER being elected as Chairperson for the year 2013/14, I saw a year of challenges […]

    Another busy year in Egremont

    Chairperson Elaine Woodburn has given her annual report on the activities of Egremont Town Council… AFTER being elected as Chairperson for the year 2013/14, I saw a year of challenges […]

  • Sally Bennett When Orgill & Castlecroft and Smithfiield & Longcroft came together to host the World Cup inspired fun at the Falcon Club in Egremont Cleator Moor’s own Manchester United […]

    Egremont’s own World Cup

    Sally Bennett When Orgill & Castlecroft and Smithfiield & Longcroft came together to host the World Cup inspired fun at the Falcon Club in Egremont Cleator Moor’s own Manchester United […]

  • Egremont poet Tom Higgins was inspired by the lonnings exhibition at Florence Mine, Egremont to pen this poem. The exhibition (open Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 4.30pm) runs until […]

    Another Spring Walk in Uldale

    Egremont poet Tom Higgins was inspired by the lonnings exhibition at Florence Mine, Egremont to pen this poem. The exhibition (open Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 4.30pm) runs until […]

  • By Dizzy Shoemark Midsummer: To me, this mean abundance. An abundance and variety and texture and the scents lilies, roses and lavender. It’s also brings to mind the strong colours […]

    Midsummer in your garden

    By Dizzy Shoemark Midsummer: To me, this mean abundance. An abundance and variety and texture and the scents lilies, roses and lavender. It’s also brings to mind the strong colours […]

  • One again Egremont Rugby Union field was the scene of an emergency Air Ambulance rescue as a 12 year old schoolboy needed emergency treatment in hospital after a road traffic […]

    Air Ambulance in rescue bid

    One again Egremont Rugby Union field was the scene of an emergency Air Ambulance rescue as a 12 year old schoolboy needed emergency treatment in hospital after a road traffic […]

  • Louise Stewart ON FRIDAY JULY 25th at 6pm Gary Cordingley will return to Irton to entertain us with Celtic tales. Many people will remember an enthralling evening listening to Halloween […]

    Celtic Tales round a Celtic Cross

    Louise Stewart ON FRIDAY JULY 25th at 6pm Gary Cordingley will return to Irton to entertain us with Celtic tales. Many people will remember an enthralling evening listening to Halloween […]

  • Di Hampton HERE is the most simple recipe I know. Fresh apricots are in the shops now. I’m not fond of them as an eating fruit – but when cooked […]

    Apricot Tart

    Di Hampton HERE is the most simple recipe I know. Fresh apricots are in the shops now. I’m not fond of them as an eating fruit – but when cooked […]

  • Mike Williams The 2014 season has seen two of Egremont Cricket Club’s senior teams move into new territory. The first team are playing in the Premier Division of the ‘North […]

    Egremont CC learns from tough opposition

    Mike Williams The 2014 season has seen two of Egremont Cricket Club’s senior teams move into new territory. The first team are playing in the Premier Division of the ‘North […]

  • Alan Cleaver (who is a volunteer with Sustrans) reports on a bid for an investment that would see the Cleator Moor cycle path spruced up and reinvigorated… A HUGE investment […]

    Your views sought on path’s heritage revamp

    Alan Cleaver (who is a volunteer with Sustrans) reports on a bid for an investment that would see the Cleator Moor cycle path spruced up and reinvigorated… A HUGE investment […]

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