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Care: We can overtake Kiwis
Danny Care believes England possess the time and potential to bridge the gap on New Zealand before next year's World Cup on home soil.

Leeds' Cooper bid rejected
Chesterfield chief executive Chris Turner has confirmed the club have turned down a bid for Liam Cooper from Sky Bet Championship side Leeds United.

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Local Charities Appeal for Public's Support

Monday May 13th 2013
Local charities in the Preston area are appealing for the publics support as Sainsbury’s begin the search for their next store charity of the year.The scheme, launched five years ago, gives local registered charities the chance to receive a year’s worth of fundraising and awareness support from store colleagues.Sainsbury’s stores and their customers have helped thousands of charities and organisations across the UK through fundraising and volunteering and have raised more than £5 million to support local communities. Sainsbury’s Preston have been responsible for £10,000 since they began supporting the initiative in 2009.This year, alongside nomination forms and a drop-in box available in-store from, customers can nominate...

Try out the new Solar Calculator and Save Money!

Monday June 3rd 2013
SolarLec, one of the UK’s Leading Solar Panel companies have just got a new website and with it a new Solar Calculator. The Solar Calculator allows you to find your home or business on a satellite image and determine how much money you could save by estimating the size of your roof, which could be over £50000! Simply choose either residential or commercial and enter your postcode to see how much you could have saved this time next year.SolarLec have been in business since 2009 and have enjoyed a 98%+ satisfaction rating for over three years, serving customers throughout the North West and across the UK. SolarLec also have a 1 Day Installation time, price match guarantee and a 25 year Warranty on all of their Solar Panel Installations....

The Great North Dog Walk

Monday June 10th 2013
South Tyneside was riddled with over 23000 Dogs on Sunday as the Great North Dog Walk took place. The walk is now in its 23rd year and sees dogs and their owners walk through the Leas area of the town to raise money for Charities such as Help for Heroes this year, in memory of Soldier Lee Rigby, who was killed on 22nd May.  The number of participants has increased rapidly since the event began, with the first few walks attracting fewer than 350 dogs along the 3.5 mile coastal route. Tony Carlisle who founded the event said: “We've had the Great North Run in the North East for many years. I'm an animal lover and wanted a similar type of event to allow people to come and enjoy simply walking their dogs. Last year we had 23,300...

Society for The Blind; Charity of The Year

Tuesday July 2nd 2013
Sainsbury’s Deepdale store is delighted to announce that Galloway’s Society for the Blind will be their new charity of the year. The charity, established in 1867, provides a wide range of services to over 7000 blind and visually impaired people across Lancashire. Customers had a huge say in this years selection process and voted in-store and online between the 1st to the 15th of May. A store committee lead by the Store Manager then shortlisted the most popular with Galloway’s being the eventual choice. Galloway’s will now benefit from a year of fundraising and awareness support from Sainsbury’s colleagues and customers. The charity of the year scheme has been running for 5 years and has so far raised in excess of £10,000...
Skycig NRG

Are "Energy Cigarettes" the next big thing?

Monday July 8th 2013
The Electronic Cigarette is the latest new craze that's sweeped the nation, an odorless, tobacco free cigarette that uses a battery to create water vapour and give the user the same effects as a run-of-the-mill cigarette. Many people are using at as a way to quit smoking or as a safer alternative. However, a new "E-cig" product has just hit the market with a completely new twist that may see even non-smokers using them on a regular basis.This new product, "NRG" by SKYCIG doesn't contain any ingredients found in traditional cigarettes but instead adds Taurine into the mix, which is often found in energy drinks, known to boost athletic performance and keep you going when you need the energy. Besides being easy to store and use, the NRG...
Yelp

Yelp Watch out for this Scam Website!

Tuesday October 15th 2013
Review of yelp.co.ukWatch out for scam website yelp! http://www.yelp.co.uk. They post bad reviews about local businesses and then try and get you to pay to get them removed. They added my company to their website and refuse to take the review down even though the review is fake does anyone know what I can do it is really affecting my business? I have found this site dedicated to trying to act against this scam company http://theyelpscam.com/  

More Whitehaven News

Real Life She-hulk looked fatter and grumpier.

She-Hulk on the loose at Mcdonalds in York

Wednesday May 8th 2013
Yorkshire Police are currently on the lookout for a woman Dressed like the Incredible Hulk after a 17 year old girl was assaulted and left with a bruised...
Ken claims to have slept with OVER 9000 women

Ken Barlow arrested on suspicion of Rape

Wednesday May 1st 2013
Actor William Roache has been arrested this morning at his home in Wimslow, Cheshire, for allegedly raping a 15 year old girl from Lancashire. Roache,...
This didn't really happen.

Man found dead in London actually fell from the sky

Thursday April 25th 2013
The body of a young man was found on a pavement in west London on 9th September last year. Josė Matada died on his 26th Birthday with £1 in his...
Margaret DJ'ing like a mad ****

Margaret Thatcher's Death Switches up UK Music Charts

Wednesday April 10th 2013
Margaret Thatcher’s Death is set to put The Wizard of Oz music track “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” to the top of the UK charts. A number of online petitions...
This didn't really happen.

Drum and Bass Mayhem in Bristol

Friday April 5th 2013
A van driver in Bristol has been banned from driving for a year after driving erratically around the city and being spotted by the police. He wasn’t...

Samaritans student PR Team Hit It Out of The Campus

Wednesday March 20th 2013
A team of six Public Relations students have achieved overwhelming success this week in their campaign aimed at reducing self-harm for national charity,...

Whitehaven Features, Competitions & Videos

Choose Curtains sale

Tuesday January 15th 2013
Choosecurtains.com currently have a winter sale on, giving
you the opportunity to get some fantastically high quality curtains at half the
price. They...

Fast Forward Your Business - UK Tour (London & Manchester)

Thursday August 16th 2012
Fast Forward Your Business - UK Tour
Roger James Hamilton
September 2012
London & Manchester
What would you give to be amongst a select...
Children's Safety Education Foundation Logo

A child dies every hour of every day in the EU as a result of an injury...

Wednesday June 20th 2012
A child dies every hour of every day in the EU as a result of an injury... Accidents remain one of the biggest single causes of death in the UK for...
Keepon

Music Video of the week

Friday June 15th 2012
This weeks Music video of the week is My Keepon - Yellow Dancing Toy Robot
A portion of every My Keepon purchase will be used to expand the Keepon Pro...
Rasheda Ali

An evening with Frank Bruno and Muhammad Ali's daughter Rasheda Ali Dinner Event

Monday May 21st 2012
Want to treat your employees/ clients?Well on Monday 4th June Rasheda Ali the daughter of the great Muhammad Ali is flying over to join one of Britain's...
The Prizes!

Featured Competition: Win a Signed Preston North End Shirt!

Wednesday April 25th 2012
Brite-matmousemat are running a superb competition!All you need to do is like their Facebook page, which can be found here, for a chance to win a Preston...

Whitehaven Sport

Kavanagh waits on Carlisle target

Kavanagh waits on Carlisle target

Monday July 28th 2014
Carlisle boss Graham Kavanagh says he is waiting on a decision from an unnamed forward over whether he joins the club.
Carlisle spirit pleases Kavanagh

Carlisle spirit pleases Kavanagh

Wednesday July 23rd 2014
Manager Graham Kavanagh says there is growing team spirit within the Carlisle squad despite last season's relegation.
Kavanagh 'sad' to release Irons

Kavanagh 'sad' to release Irons

Wednesday July 16th 2014
Carlisle United boss Graham Kavanagh says releasing Davie Irons from his post as assistant coach was [quot]difficult[quot].
Cumbria's Askew aims for the top

Cumbria's Askew aims for the top

Tuesday July 15th 2014
Workington-born Australian fighter Darren Askew targets a place inside the top 20 of the world's top welterweights.
Carlisle sign Blackburn's Marrow

Carlisle sign Blackburn's Marrow

Tuesday July 15th 2014
Carlisle United sign midfielder Alex Marrow on a one-year deal following his release by Blackburn Rovers.
Carlisle sign goalkeeper Hanford

Carlisle sign goalkeeper Hanford

Monday July 14th 2014
Carlisle sign free agent goalkeeper Dan Hanford on a one-year contract, following a successful trial.

Other Whitehaven Headlines

Beauty spots still at fracking 'risk'

Beauty spots still at fracking 'risk'

Wednesday July 30th 2014
Government guidance that fracking licences can only be issued for beauty spots in [quot]exceptional circumstances[quot] is given a cautious welcome by...
Man on bridge disrupts Virgin trains

Man on bridge disrupts Virgin trains

Wednesday July 30th 2014
Lines between Carlisle and Preston are closed after a man gets on to a bridge parapet in northern England.
University reveals development sites

University reveals development sites

Wednesday July 30th 2014
University chiefs in Cumbria confirm their preferred sites for new student accommodation
VIDEO: Roadworks hitting traders' takings

VIDEO: Roadworks hitting traders' takings

Wednesday July 30th 2014
Traders in a Cumbrian town complain that a long-running set of roadworks is affecting their takings.
VIDEO: Woman, 84, battles demolition plan

VIDEO: Woman, 84, battles demolition plan

Tuesday July 29th 2014
A pensioner who has lived in her home in Cumbria for more than 30 years vows to battle proposals which could see it demolished.
Residents vote for town council

Residents vote for town council

Tuesday July 29th 2014
Residents in a Cumbrian town vote in favour of establishing their own town council, in a postal ballot.