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Carlisle flood defence works to get under way

The first phase of the scheme, designed to avoid a repeat of the devastating floods caused by Storm Desmond, is set to be signed off by Carlisle Council next week.

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Date set for Woodhouse Colliery

West Cumbria Mining will next month find out if its plans for a new metallurgical coal mine at the former Marchon works site near Whitehaven can go ahead.

Uniform supplier on the move to Kingmoor

Winterbottom’s Schoolwear has taken a 25,000 sq ft warehouse at Kingmoor Park, Carlisle, as it relocates its storage and distribution operations from Accrington.  

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Council consults on Whitehaven revamp

Copeland Borough Council has launched a survey to help it assess the success of the five-year Whitehaven Townscape Heritage Initiative, which reaches its end in December.