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The Whitehaven News

The Whitehaven News is a weekly broadsheet newspaper sold in the Cumbrian town of Whitehaven, the nearby towns of Egremont and Cleator Moor, the Borough of Copeland and more widely across western Cumbria towards the south as far as Millom.

It was founded in 1852 and has kept its original title throughout its existence. In 1858 it incorporated a Workington-based rival established the previous year, The Workington Times and the General Weekly Advertiser for West Cumberland.

It’s published by the CN Group (formerly Cumbrian Newspapers), who are based in Carlisle. The editorial offices are in Whitehaven.

It comes out on Thursdays. An e-edition’s also available by paid subscription.

  • Address:
  • The Whitehaven News
    148 Queen Street
    CA28 7AZ
  • Tel:
  • 01946 595100
  • Fax:
  • 01946 595101