The phrase “a tale of two halves” was on full display as Whitehaven fell to disappointing defeat down in the capital. Whitehaven had the advantage at the half time break after tries from Tom Wilkinson and Liam Cooper saw them with an eight point advantage as the hooter sounded
Young people show their talents COPELAND’S first Young Entrepreneurs Market has been hailed a resounding success – and plans are under way for a second event. The market was held on Whitehaven’s King Street on Saturday and featured 14 young stallholders selling everything from cakes, candles and crafts to clothing, jewellery, gifts and paintings.
Whitehaven's first council estate has lots to celebrate - 100 years on THE first council estate to be built in Whitehaven celebrates its 100th anniversary this year - and the close-knit community is keen to mark the occasion. The Gardens, off Coach Road, welcomed its first residents in May 1921.
Cleator Moor boyfriend sentenced over 'toxic' behaviour A CONTROLLING boyfriend who made his girlfriend’s life a misery has been sentenced by a judge who branded his behaviour “obsessive, toxic and destructive”. But Rhys Burr, 21, formerly of Whitehaven, escaped an immediate jail sentence after his barrister told the judge that he now understood that his “cruelty sprang from weakness”.
Litter picking woman from Greenbank is cleaning up Whitehaven streets A WOMAN who lives on Woodhouse Road has taken it upon herself to clean the roads, verges and paths in which she lives. Gaile Stevens started back in March by herself but has now created the litter picking group, The Whitehaven Womblers, in the hopes of enlisting more members to help her town and the region grapple with the litter crisis happening in the Copeland area.
A van ended up submerged in Whitehaven harbour after rolling down the slipway at the town’s marina. HM Coastguard was called out when the van was spotted last night and the volunteer Workington RNLI crew was also called to attend. When the Coastguard team arrived at the scene, it was confirmed that no one was in the vehicle and Workington RNLI was stood down en route.
Date published: 18 June 2021 Matt Diskin, Oldham's head coach, believes Roughyeds can win at Newcastle Thunder on Sunday (3pm kick-off) despite a poor run of defeats and Thunder's huge advancement on and off the field since Roughyeds beat them in a thrilling 2019 Promotion Final.
An inquest has ruled that a 'beloved' 18-year-old died on an accidental overdose and bronchopneumonia An 18-year-old Cumbria girl texted her mum to tell her how much she loved her just a day before she was found dead. , was found dead in the room she was staying in at Read Guest House, Whitehaven in December 2020, after workers at the accommodation grew concerned that they hadn't seen her.
Police are investigating after a letterbox was damaged in Whitehaven. The criminal damage happened in the early hours of June 4, on Cambridge Road. It was reported that a letter box was damaged at an address on the street. Officers are keen to speak to anyone with CCTV, dashcam footage or who witnessed the incident.
Inquest into death of Whitehaven teenager Jaye Williams An inquest into the tragic death of an 18-year-old woman in Whitehaven has ruled that her death was drug-related and due to bronchopneumonia. Jaye Williams died on December 11 at Read Guest House in the town. According to a statement from Jaye's mother, Andrea, read out at the inquest, Jaye was a "very happy and loved child" who had difficulty with her mental health from a young age.
AN inquest into the tragic death of an 18-year-old woman in Whitehaven has ruled that her death was drug-related and due to bronchopneumonia. Jaye Williams died on December 11 at Read Guest House in the town. According to a statement from Jaye's mother, Andrea, read out at the inquest, Jaye was a "very happy and loved child" who had difficulty with her mental health from a young age.
A letterbox was damaged in Whitehaven last week, prompting a criminal damage investigation. The incident is believed to have happened in the early hours of the 4th of June, on Cambridge Road. A police spokesman said: "It was reported that a letter box was damaged at an address on the street."
TWO shipping containers were set ablaze on a Cleator Moor industrial estate this week. At 5.01pm on Wednesday fire engines from Workington,Whitehaven and Frizington attended the building fire on the Leconfield Industrial Estate. The fire involved two shipping containers, one of which contained a vehicle and was well alight.
A CREW was called to the rescue after a 30ft yacht sent out a plea for assistance. On Wednesday (June 16) at 10am, St Bees RNLI was tasked with helping a sailing boat five miles west of Whitehaven. The skipper of the yacht put out the call for help after they appeared to suffer engine failure and loss of steering.
A new study has found the easiest place to get planing permission is not that far from home. Copeland, a district in the Lake District, overseeing areas such as Whitehaven, Sellafield and Egremont has been found to be the EASIEST place in the UK to get planning permission for a household renovation, according to research by metals4U, the UK's largest online metal supplier.
Date published: 17 June 2021 Oldham RLFC, beaten in their last five Betfred Championship games, face two important matches coming up against Newcastle Thunder in the North-East this Sunday, followed by Dewsbury Rams at Bower Fold seven days later. The bottom five are Swinton Lions, who have lost each of their nine games, then come Oldham, Whitehaven, Newcastle and Dewsbury in that order.
The world of Medieval medicine is on offer for daring Whitehaven museum visitors. From Saturday, visitors will be able to discover the often-gruesome cures used in Medieval England by five historic medical practitioners at The Beacon Museum. The tales of the barber surgeon, an apothecary, the cunning woman, a religious figure and a physician showcase the archaic and diverse approaches to medical treatment in the Middle Ages.
Action is being taken against “selfish louts” who are causing a nuisance in Whitehaven town centre. Police have dealt with six people breaking a law that was put in place to stop trouble-makers drinking on the streets. A public space protection order was introduced in 2019, which made it illegal to drink alcohol in a number of public areas in Copeland.
(Reuters) - Whitehaven Coal Ltd on Thursday marginally reduced its coal production outlook for fiscal 2021, attributing it to downtime at its Narrabri mine in New South Wales due to some engineering work and machinery repairs. Australia's largest independent coal miner said it expects full-year run-of-mine coal output at 20.4 metric tonnes (Mt) from a previous range of 20.6 Mt to 21.4 Mt.
He's a second-generation miner backing a new coalmine he hopes will bring a new future for his community. She's a teenage climate striker fighting to stop the first new deep UK coalmine in 30 years. Allan Holliday and Isabella Bridgman were born five decades years apart, and have very different views on plans to open a new coalmine in the heart of Cumbria - but could they manage to discuss their views, and even find "more in common"?