Human beings, he continued, are naturally provincial, and cities are not natural places.“Instead of a community”, he said, “we find an enormous heterogenous collection of people gathered from all corners of the country and deposited like silt at the delta of a great river.” He went on to argue that being provincial – having roots, and a shared culture – was actually a strength, not a weakness: and for him, it was.Money raised from the event will be split between Whitehaven Rugby League, to give the club a boost, and the promoters.
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Thanks goes to Whitehaven Town Council and promoters Andrew Sloan and Steve Harper for sponsoring the event, she added.
Amanda said it would not have been possible for the event to go ahead without the financial support of the town council.
This game was 0-0 at half time, but Workington came out in the second half with a new game plan, and Matthew Perry soon put Athletic 1-0 up, jinking into the box from the left and driving a shot past the Cleator ‘keeper.
resize=795,350 795w" sizes="(max-width: 800px) 100vw, 800px" data-recalc-dims="1" /n the Smurfit Kappa Conway Cup Final held at Whitehaven AFC, Cumberland County Premier League champions Workington Athletic edged a narrow 3-2 win over Division One’s Cleator Moor Celtic, and Workington skipper Tom Pardini lifted Athletic’s second trophy in successive weekends.