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Coal Trains At Whitehaven Haig Pit

Whitehaven Coal Trains

Local Engineering Many of the trains that were used on the local railway lines were built by Tulk and Ley - a 19th-century iron mining company in west Cumbria which also ran an engineering works at Lowca near Whitehaven. Established...
Whitehaven Market

Whitehaven Market

Lammas Fair Whitehaven has been a market town since 1654 and can even boast of a town crier. The market was previously located in the beautiful Market Hall building which opened in 1881 on the site of the old market...
Whitehaven From Arrowthwaite

Port Of Whitehaven

500 Years of History The existence of a harbour or landing place at Whitehaven can be traced back to the early 16th century when quay-dues – otherwise known as wharfage – were recorded in 1517. Also in 1677 an historical...
Whitehaven Harbour, Cumbria

Port Of Whitehaven

Historic Port The Port of Whitehaven is a historic harbour. Development began in 1634 with the first Quay being built. At one time, Whitehaven was one of the most important ports in the United Kingdom, due to trade and shipbuilding....
Port Of Whitehaven

Port Of Whitehaven

Whitehaven Harbour: The existence of a harbour or landing place at Whitehaven can be traced back to the early 16th century when quay-dues – otherwise known as wharfage – were recorded in 1517. Also in 1677, a historical description of...
Haig Colliery, Whitehaven

Haig Colliery, Whitehaven

Undersea Coal Mine: Haig Colliery was a coal mine in Whitehaven, Cumbria, in north-west England. The mine was in operation for almost 70 years and produced anthracitic coal which is most useful for coking coal. The workings of the mine...

Pope Francis Appoints Canon Paul Swarbrick As Next Bishop Of Lancaster

Episcopal Ordination set for Monday 9 April 2018 at 11.30am at Lancaster Cathedral. Pope Francis has named a priest of the Diocese of Lancaster...
Department Of Health

An Independent Local Pharmacy Campaign

On 20 October 2016, the government announced plans to modernise community pharmacies, improve service quality and relieve pressure on other parts of the NHS. The...

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