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Copeland Borough Council’s communications team handle media enquiries. For information about the Council and to arrange interviews with our members and officers please contact one of the team.

Celebrating seasonal food

22 July 2015 - 5:10pm
Wednesday July 22 2015.  For immediate release   Two free events celebrating fresh, seasonal fruit and vegetables are to run in Copeland this...

Action against misuse of recycling service

13 July 2015 - 10:41am
Following continued misuse Copeland Council has suspended garden waste collections for seven householders who repeatedly put household rubbish in...

Discover the Mysteries of Victorian Whitehaven

7 July 2015 - 5:03pm
Go back in time with the team at the Beacon Museum this weekend (Saturday July 11) and explore industrial Victorian Whitehaven as part of the...

Voters urged to update details

7 July 2015 - 4:32pm
  Tuesday July 7 2015.  For immediate release Copeland Council is urging everyone to update their voter details as the annual electoral canvass gets...

New telephone number for Copeland Council

8 June 2015 - 9:45am
  Copeland Borough Council is introducing a new, one-stop-shop telephone number for all enquiries about the services they provide. From August 1,...

Free Canine Healthchecks

3 June 2015 - 11:25am
Wednesday 3 June 2015.  For immediate release   COPELAND residents are invited to bring their dogs along for a free pet health check around the...

Heritage Help

3 June 2015 - 11:23am
  Copeland volunteers spread Heritage word   Wednesday 3 June 2015. For immediate release   A PROJECT to log the condition of listed buildings has...

An Evening on the Pull...

3 June 2015 - 11:20am
Wednesday June 3 2015   A FUN hands–on activity learning about and removing invasive weeds is to take place in near Cleator.   Staff from West...

Copeland’s award-winning beaches

22 May 2015 - 11:57am
Issued 22 May, 2015 for immediate use.   Three of Copeland’s beautiful beaches have won a sought-after Seaside Award. St Bees, Silecroft and Haverigg...

Whitehaven Parish Council hold first meeting

22 May 2015 - 11:00am
Release date: 22 May 2015.  For immediate release   The first Whitehaven Parish Council meeting was held last night (21 May) to consider next steps...

Join the Chicken Challenge

20 May 2015 - 9:21am
Join the Chicken Challenge and let’s halve campylobacter food poisoning Release date:  2015.  For immediate release As part of Food Safety Week,...

Castle Park closes for road refurbishment

11 May 2015 - 3:57pm
COPELAND Borough Council would like to inform the public that there will be some road disruptions affecting users of Castle Park on Wednesday,...

Beacon Museum Cumbria Tourism Awards

28 April 2015 - 3:58pm
  The Beacon Museum is a finalist in the 2015 Cumbria Tourism Awards, just two months after receiving a VisitEngland Welcome Accolade. The Beacon...

Hands-on construction courses

28 April 2015 - 10:16am
Tuesday 28 April 2015.  For immediate release  COPELAND residents and builders can get their hands dirty at free courses in heritage construction...

Caring homes for strays

20 April 2015 - 10:15am
Monday 20 April  2015.  For immediate release COPELAND Council is continuing its good work with a local kennels to rehome stray dogs. The authority...

Candidates quizzed at Youth Question Time

14 April 2015 - 11:49am
Release date: 14 April 2015.  For immediate release In a bid to get more young people engaged in democracy, Copeland Borough Council and Copeland...

Mayoral Youth Question Time – Have Your Say

8 April 2015 - 9:32am
Release date: 8th April 2015.  For immediate release   WITH only one month left until the elections, Copeland Borough Council and Copeland Youth...

New plans for former Kangol factory

27 March 2015 - 3:48pm
Copeland Council has given the green light to plans that will allow the transformation of a former Copeland factory. The Kangol factory in Cleator...

Council's Easter arrangements

24 March 2015 - 11:31am
Tuesday 24 March 2015.  For immediate release COPELAND Council is providing some handy information about their services over the Easter period. On...

Council marks Commonwealth Day

10 March 2015 - 11:24am
Wednesday March 4 2015. COPELAND Borough Council is once again celebrating Commonwealth Day with a short ceremony in St Nicholas’ Gardens, Whitehaven...

Copeland Council Offers Enhanced Bin Services

3 March 2015 - 4:03pm
Release date: Tuesday 03 March 2015.  For immediate release COPELAND Council is offering an enhanced service to residents with larger gardens. People...

Wildflower Event to be held in Egremont

3 March 2015 - 10:21am
Tuesday March 3 2015. For immediate release   EGREMONT Castle grounds will be getting wilder and brighter when the wildflower areas to be planted by...

Copeland leads way in safeguarding children

20 February 2015 - 11:36am
Tuesday February 3 2015. For immediate release COPELAND Council is the first in Cumbria to train every single staff member to be able to spot the...

Look before you book this Valentine’s Day

20 February 2015 - 11:23am
Release date: 11 February 2015.  For immediate release The last thing you want to think about before an important dinner is whether or not the place...

Find out more about standing for election

20 February 2015 - 10:56am
Release date: 12 February  2015.  For immediate release COPELAND Council is running informative briefing sessions for anyone interested in being a...

Preparing cemeteries for spring

17 February 2015 - 4:47pm
Release date: 17 Feb 2015. For immediate release All Copeland cemeteries including Whitehaven, Hensingham, Millom, Nether Wasdale and Beckermet will...

Register to Vote or Lose Out

17 February 2015 - 12:38pm
Release date: 17 Feb 2015.  For immediate release Copeland Borough Council is urging local residents not yet registered to vote to go online now to...

US Navy Attaché visits Beacon Museum

11 February 2015 - 2:25pm
Release date:  11 February 2015.  For immediate release THE Beacon Museum welcomed US Navy Defence Attaché, Captain David Strachner as part of the...

Householders could be eligible for flood grants

10 February 2015 - 11:37am
Monday January 19 2015. For immediate release. THERE is still time for Copeland householders to apply for grants to make their homes more resistant...

Copeland continues grants to parish councils

10 February 2015 - 11:22am
Wednesday January 21, 2015. For immediate release COPELAND Council is to continue funding parish councils despite extreme cuts to its budget. The...

NCL joins forces with GLL

10 February 2015 - 11:14am
NCL joins forces with GLL to strengthen Social Enterprise in leisure centres in the North North Country Leisure (NCL) has agreed to become a wholly-...

Plan sees growth and prosperity for Copeland

10 February 2015 - 11:06am
Release date Tuesday 13 January 2015.  For immediate release COPELAND Borough Council has today (13January) begun a ten week consultation period for...

Local firms asked to bid for heritage projects

10 February 2015 - 10:49am
 Monday February 9 2015.  For immediate release   COPELAND Council is inviting local builders to get involved with the work around its Townscape...

US Navy Attaché to visit Beacon Museum

10 February 2015 - 10:39am
Release date:  9 February 2015.  For immediate release THE Beacon Museum will welcome US Navy Defence Attaché, Captain David Strachner as part of the...

Are You Being Served?

10 February 2015 - 10:36am
Wednesday January 7 2015. For immediate release COPELAND Borough Council wants your views on the way it deals with your enquiries customers. The...

Beacon receives £900,993 grant

28 January 2015 - 4:32pm
Release date: 26 January 2015. For immediate release Plans to expand the Beacon Museum are a step closer today (January 26) thanks to the Coastal...

Budget recommendations for Copeland Council

28 January 2015 - 4:29pm
Release date Thursday 8 January 2015.  For immediate release FOLLOWING Copeland Borough Council’s six-week budget consultation, the council’s...

Civic Hall welcomes new tenants

28 January 2015 - 4:27pm
Release date: 20 January 2015. For immediate release Whitehaven Civic Hall reopens this week as the first new tenant hosts a careers event and takes...

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