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Communications and Engagement Manager, Samantha Down: samantha.down@copeland.gov.uk.
Senior Communications and Engagement Officer, Leila Cox: leila.cox@copeland.gov.uk or 01946 598315.
Communications Officer, Emily Adair: emily.adair@copeland.gov.ukLeila Cox on 01946 598315.

Copeland Open for Business goes global

10 November 2015 - 11:29am
    A unique video of Copeland, which welcomed more than 300 representatives from businesses across the UK to Copeland Borough Council’s economic...

New alarm regulations on agenda for Landlords'

2 October 2015 - 3:09pm
New regulations affecting landlords were discussed at a forum run by Copeland Borough Council for property owners in the borough. The regular...

Copeland starts new boundary review

2 October 2015 - 3:07pm
Copeland councillors agreed to move forward with a review of the borough’s boundaries at last night's full Council meeting (October 1). They will...

Mayor’s regalia open to the people of Copeland

23 September 2015 - 2:57pm
Former civic mayors of Copeland joined the current chairman of council Cllr John Kane and Copeland’s last civic mayor Eileen Eastwood yesterday, to...

Hensingham Community Clean Up

9 September 2015 - 10:11am
Hensingham pulls together for clear-up   Wednesday September 9 2015. For immediate release   RESIDENTS are aiming to spruce up Hensingham as the...

Poster urges public to help ease seagull nuisance

28 August 2015 - 4:37pm
    The public are being asked to help reduce the nuisance being caused by seagulls in a poster produced by Copeland Borough Council.   The council...

Mayor meets traders at successful farmer's market

28 August 2015 - 9:51am
Traders at a popular West Cumbrian farmers’ market have been sharing the secrets of their commercial success with the mayor of Copeland Mike Starkie...

Mayor launches Community Forum

25 August 2015 - 4:55pm
The Mayor of Copeland, Mike Starkie hosted the inaugural meeting of the Copeland Community Forum, giving every sector of life in the borough a voice...

Putting the pride back into Copeland

24 August 2015 - 3:52pm
Mayor of Copeland, Mike Starkie is set to relaunch the Pride in Copeland awards to recognise the great achievements being made by owners of buildings...

Interpreting Copeland's Coasts Cycle Event

18 August 2015 - 10:08am
Cycle Relay to Launch Copeland’s New Interpretation Boards   Release date: August 17, 2015.  For immediate release   Local communities, councillors...

Grants Promote Independence

17 August 2015 - 11:08am
Grants promote independence Monday August 17 2015.  For immediate release   Copeland Council has helped 66 disabled people preserve their...

Copeland Community Fund is looking to recruit

12 August 2015 - 11:32am
The Copeland Community Fund is looking to recruit up to 3 Independent Board Members to serve a two year term on the Copeland Community Fund Project...

Colourful choice at Market Hall

11 August 2015 - 2:27pm
Copeland Council is seeking the public’s help in deciding the colour of an iconic building in Whitehaven. Work is continuing on the Market Hall,...

Fun day helping out Haig

11 August 2015 - 2:20pm
Fun free day helping out at Haig   Tuesday July 11 2015. For immediate release   The Haig Mining Museum in Whitehaven is hosting two fun volunteer...

Business Broadband Vouchers

7 August 2015 - 4:27pm
Copeland businesses with a CA postcode looking to update to a faster, more reliable internet connection can apply for a grant of up to £3,000 as...

Second Annual Canvas Press Release

3 August 2015 - 11:16am
Keep your right to vote Monday August 3 2015.  For immediate release     Copeland’s annual electoral canvass begins this month, and residents are...

NuGen project stage one consultation response

31 July 2015 - 2:22pm
  Response to NuGen Moorside project stage one consultation now online   Release date: 30th July  2015.  For immediate release   We would like to...

Fair waste collections for holiday lets

30 July 2015 - 2:59pm
Copeland Council is ensuring a fair and equal system for all council tax payers in the borough by cracking down on businesses who try to avoid paying...

Council meetings hit the road

30 July 2015 - 2:55pm
The Executive committee meeting, on Tuesday August 4 at Millom Network Centre, marks the first such meeting outside Whitehaven in several years....

Youngsters gear up to learn

22 July 2015 - 5:13pm
Tuesday July 21 2015   Young cyclists from Whitehaven Harbour Youth Club are to get the skills they need to fix their bikes when enjoying the local...

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...

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-...

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