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Ned Smith Heritage Plaque

The Council has commissioned a heritage plaque in recognition of Maryport resident & Victoria Cross winner Ned Smith. Edward Benn (Ned) Smith, VC, DCM, was born in Maryport on 10 November 1898 & won the Victoria Cross during the ‘Hundred Days Offensive’ of World War 1.

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Cumbria In Bloom

The Maryporters Group oversaw Maryport’s entry in Cumbria in Bloom 2019, working in association with the Town Council & Toni Magean of Allerdale Borough Council.

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Maryport in Bloom

The Maryporters Group organised arrangements for Maryport’s Cumbria in Bloom Entry in 2019, & Debbie Wright of Her Citi & her colleagues, ably guided by Allerdale Borough Council’s Toni Magean, deserve great credit for their contributions.

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Maryport Schools

Maryport Schools Partnership has contributed to a number of events held in recent months, which have been supported by the Town Council. On 6 June, a Bake-off, based on the national television show & involving decorating cakes to the theme of ‘Space’, was held at The Wave Centre.

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