Local MP Rory Stewart braved the bad weather to visit Alston - recently crowned the UK's first ever Social Enterprise Town - to discuss with local community representatives and officials from the Department of Communities and Local Government how the area can continue to...

Local cops will be in Co-operative food stores around Barrow this week to speak to shoppers about policing in their neighbourhoods. On 13th February 2...
Cumbrian MP Tim Farron has this morning secured a meeting with Energy Minister, John Hayes, to discuss the future and potential of hydro power in Cumb...
South Lakes MP Tim Farron has used a Parliamentary Question to the Department of Energy and Climate Change to call for a new hydro energy strategy and...
Rory Stewart MP is highlighting the importance of a free event aimed at encouraging Cumbrian social enterprises and co-operatives to raise money using...
Plans to increase planting and ‘greening the town’ began this week in Penrith, when a sub group of the Vitality of Penrith (VOP) in conjunction with P...
Kirkby Stephen Grammar School has become the first co-operative converter Academy. The school, which had previously been a co-operative Trust, became an Academy on 1 August using a co-operative...
The Wool Clip, a Cumbrian co-operative of designers and wool workers, is celebrating ten years in business this month and marking this milestone with a festive festoon to mark National Wool Week ,...
It has been all hands to the pump in a Cumbrian village in readiness for theofficial re-opening of The Butchers Arms, Saturday, 27 August after villagers fighting to save the pub succeeded in raising...
The Lyvennet Community Pub (LCP) Ltd, a new organisation formed to purchase and re-open the Butcher’s Arms, the only pub in Crosby Ravensworth, will officially reopen the inn this month. The...