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Work begins on New Cycleway for Solway Coast

Work has begun to create a new cycleway along the Solway Coast. The ‘Solway Coaster’ project will see a 14.1km route between Allonby and Silloth created and join onto the already successful cycleway from Maryport to Allonby. The link between the coastal towns will...

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Normal parking charges to resume in Copeland

COPELAND Council continues to move ‘back to normal’ with the reintroduction of parking charges for all customers. The council has been offering free town centre parking, initially for all key workers, and since mid-June, for key NHS and care workers who obtained a...

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Eskadale Mill to reopen to the public

Eskdale Mill is Good to Go. The historic Eskdale Mill in the village of Boot is ready to open its doors once again to visitors for the first time since March. The Mill Manager, Kate Hughes, and her band of volunteers have been working hard behind the scenes to...

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Senhouse Museum to reopen its doors

Britain’s oldest private collection of Roman treasures – sited on the West Cumbrian coast - will re-open its doors to the public for the first time in five months from this Friday 14 August 2020. A series of planned celebrations and events to mark the Senhouse...

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Copeland Businesses urged to apply for grants before deadline

BUSINESSES in Copeland are being urged to apply for cash grants before the deadline expires at the end of August. Copeland Council has so far awarded over £16 million to more than 1,400 businesses across the borough that were eligible for financial support due to...

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Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway reopens

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway has reopened  to the public as of Thursday 30th July. If you wish to join us please call 01229 717171 to book tickets. These tickets will be charged at standard fares with upgrade for the 1st Class Carriage option. 10:25 &...

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‘Shop Local’ campaign launched in Copeland

COPELAND residents are being urged to ‘Shop Local’ to support the borough’s retail and business sector. Copeland Council and Elected Mayor Mike Starkie have today launched the ‘Shop Local: Keep it in Copeland’ campaign to highlight and promote the wealth of...

Shop locally scheme launched in Copeland
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Pupils share exciting community plans for Whitehaven

SCHOOL pupils behind ambitious plans for an outdoor community gym and teen-shelter have taken part in a competition to further their support for the project. Pupils from Valley School, in Whitehaven, were asked to create a poem, poster, presentation, picture or...

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Coming soon to Copeland: New beach cafe

A NEW beach café at Silecroft is a step nearer after the project was granted planning permission this week. The café, which will replace the current temporary structure, has been given the go ahead by planners at the Lake District National Park Authority. It is...

Silecroft Beach