Following what has been a very cold few weeks, the Department for Work and Pensions has automatically released additional support for thousands of local recipients in the Penrith and the Border area, which Rory Stewart MP is highlighting to constituents.
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Police can confirm that the B5289 between Honister and Buttermere is closed due to the snow and ice making road conditions dangerous, January 24. For...
Cumbria County Council is stepping up its winter maintenance activity to help cope with an expected spell of snow and harsh winter weather. The counci...
Cumbria’s public health experts are advising people how they can stay safe ahead of heavy snow which is expected to hit parts of the county during Fri...
The C5001 known as "The Struggle" is closed due to snow and ice between Ambleside and Kirkstone Pass Inn. Cumbria Police are advising motorists to av...
The public are being encouraged to prepare for another cold snap which is forcast for the start of next week. Public health experts in Cumbria NHS Cum...
Work to investigate the cause of flooding along a half-mile section of the A595 around Bigrigg, south of Whitehaven, will get underway on Monday 7 Jan...
Copeland Council is working with Police, the Environment Agency, Cumbria County Council, Fire & Rescue Service and the Primary Care Trust to support communities affected by flooding caused by...
South Lakes MP Tim Farron has called on the government to agree that ‘indicative’ funding made available for a Kendal flood defence scheme is still there, after a Guardian report alleged that money...
With more flood misery predicted for parts of Britain after nearly a month's worth of rain fell in just three hours, United Utilities said today they are pouring £200millon to reduce the impact of...
Roads into Appleby off the A66 eastbound carriageway were blocked for more than three hours following flash flooding. Drains failed to cope with the volume of rain which fell (Thursday June 29...