Children from Goodly Dale Primary School in Windermere and Little Rascal’s Nursery in Troutbeck will be helping to celebrate the 100th birthday of Beatrix Potter book character, Pigling Bland™ at the property from which she wrote and illustrated ‘The Tale of Pigling...

Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes has set the policing budget for 2013/14 and the provisional estimates to 2016/17. Mr Rhodes sai...
The Council last night (21 February 2013) agreed a budget. This includes not only a balanced budget but also additional investment in the local econom...
Cumbrian farmers and rural businesses are being urged to take action now to protect themselves from the consequences of rising conventional energy bil...
Eden District Council’s Executive last night (22 January 2013) recommended a budget for the 2013/2014 municipal year. This will be considered by all c...
Local MP Tim Farron has urged the government to make good on the possibility mooted in its mid-term review of extending its successful rural fuel disc...
Fresh from the almost unanimous vote by Cumbrian local businesses in favour of the Penrith Business Improvement District (BID), Rory Stewart, MP for P...
South Lakes MP Tim Farron has called on the Prime Minister to include Cumbria in the plans for a forthcoming rural fuel pilot . In the Yorkshire Post, the Prime Minister said he wanted to bring...
Cumbrian MP Tim Farron has said a hard hitting report shows that rural communities are being short-changed by sky-high fuel prices, poor phone coverage and limited choice in the shops. A six-month...
Penrith and the order MP Rory Stewart says recent in producer milk prices will damage the future of the dairy industry nationally and dairy farmers in Cumbria. He said: "Four of the largest milk...