A major renewable electricity project has been unveiled in Cumbria as part of the government’s world leading electricity reforms, giving a massive boost to green growth and green jobs. The project, along with seven others across the UK, will provide up to £12 billion of private sector investment,...

The Windermere ferry will be taken out of the water later this month for its five-yearly refit and full inspection. Mallard, a vessel that can carr...

Police are appealing for information after two ferrets, four hens, and one duck were attacked in Penrith. The incidents all took place at the Castl...

The Prince of Wales will start a day-long tour of Cumbria by meeting staff, directors, tenants and farmers at J36 Rural Auction Centre, Crooklands...

Changes to how funding is allocated to schools to meet the costs of pupils with special educational needs were agreed by Cumbria County Council’s C...

Plans for a new academy in Workington moved a step closer today (3 April) following the Cumbria County Council Cabinet decision to publish statutor...

Cumbrian tourism businesses have been named as finalists in five categories in the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014.

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Nearly 1,500 cases of abuse were reported to the Cumbria Adults Safeguarding Board (CASB) last year – but they know there's plenty more that goes unreported. To target these unreported cases the CASB...
The future tenant of a major £2.9 million new office development being constructed on Westlakes Science & Technology Park, near Whitehaven, has been confirmed as Jacobs.  The global...
The Windscale chimneys have been a major part of the Sellafield skyline since the 1940s and work to decommission the filter gallery on top of the last remaining chimney is now half way there....
PCSOs joined partner agencies and residents at an Easter event in Penrith. The event took place on Wednesday 16th April 2014 between 11am and 2pm, and was held at Sim Court at Pategill Estate. It was...

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