Tata Steel has announced 90 workers at the factory in Workington could lose their jobs as part of a company restructure.
Bosses say demand for European steel has fallen sharply since the recession. Across the country, 500 jobs could go.
Katie Oakes reports.
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34-year-old Christopher Peck was involved in a head-on crash with a drunk driver. His funeral has taken place in his hometown, Workington.
The arrests come weeks after a much-publicised series of appeals to mark the 30th anniversary of the 18-year-old's death.