60 year old Tony Grisedale who was freed by the Algerian army from a siege at a gas-plant is due home on Sunday, his family says.
40 years ago the north west counties were the first provisional team to beat the All Black since 1905.
The Northside Bridge in Workington, which collapsed during the floods of 2009, will be reopened by the Princess Royal next month.
Police have named the woman who was found dead in her Workington home on Saturday (4th May), as Sara Bates from Siddick.
Emergency services were called to the 33-year-old's home at around 9am but she was pronounced dead.
Her death is being treated as unexplained and Cumbria Police are continuing with their investigations.
A 41-year-old man from Workington was arrested on 4th May on suspicion of murder.
He has been bailed until June 2013 whilst police continued with enquiries.
One of West Cumbria's best known historic buildings could be getting a new lease of life.
Workington Hall was the last place of refuge for Mary Queen of Scots before her imprisonment and execution, and now locals are now moving ahead with plans to see the building restored.
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Dog walkers at a nature reserve in Workington have been told to keep their animals under control.
Siddick Ponds reserve was devastated by a fire last week - which is thought to have been started deliberately.
So much of the reedbeds and grassland were destroyed that birds are now having to nest in different areas.
Naturalists say that the breeding season could be ruined if dogs frighten the birds from their nests.
Members of the Workington branch of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are holding a half-day strike today to coincide with the start of the new tax year and the planned introduction of real time information.
The changes would mean staff who operate PAYE would have to inform HMRC every time they pay their staff and make deductions.
The strike follows a walk-out of around 200 staff from the public and commercial services union in Carlisle on Friday.
It was the Northside of Workington celebrating after the first match in the 2013 series. Alan Abraham hailed the ball after more than three hours on Friday 30th April.
It is a bit like Rugby, a bit like football but nothing like sport as most people know it.
To win the game, Downies must hail the ball on the dockside while Uppies have to hail it at Workington Hall in Curwen Park.
The Good Friday game starts at 6.30pm when the ball is thrown off the bridge at the Cloffocks. The second legs starts at the same time on Tuesday with the third held on Saturday, April 6.
Police in Workington are currently dealing with an incident on Shore Road where the body of a man has been found on the foreshore.
Officers were called to the Moss Bay area at 4:13pm when a member of the public spotted the body from a distance and called the police.
The closure of the Dumfries and Workington HMV stores will result in the loss of 16 jobs-eight jobs from each of the two stores.
– Nick Edwards, Joint Adminstrator
"As part of our ongoing review of HMV's financial position, we have now completed a review of the store portfolio and have identified 66 loss making stores for closure.
"This step has been taken in order to enhance the prospects of securing the business future as a going concern.
"We continue to receive strong support from staff and are extremely grateful to them for their commitment during an understandably difficult period.
"All other key stakeholders remain very supportive and I continue to be hopeful of securing a future for the restructured business."
In 1995 a fire ripped through St Michael's Parish Church in Workington, destroying almost everything inside- including 19 handbells.
18 years later, the handbells have returned to the church after being fully restored.
The 160 year old bells are being used by young bell ringers in the church after they were restored by bell ringer Gareth Evans.