Cumbria County Council's Cabinet has today urged the Government to press ahead with the necessary preparations to allow the construction of a new generation of reactors to recycle mixed plutonium and uranium oxide fuel (MOX) at Sellafield.
Changes to home to school/college transport policies in Cumbria have been agreed at the county councilís cabinet meeting today (Thursday 28 April).†
The Windermere ferry is undergoing essential maintenance today (Thursday 28 April) but is expected to be operational again by 2pm.
The effectiveness of measures to tackle smoking and obesity in the county will be among a range of key health-related issues being examined by Cumbria's Health and Well-being Scrutiny Committee when it meets in Carlisle next week (Wednesday 27 April).
Cumbria County Council has elected a new Chairman and Vice Chairman at its Annual General Meeting in Kendal today.
Changes to home to school/college transport policies in Cumbria are set to be discussed at the county councilís cabinet meeting on Thursday 28 April.
Budding community volunteers can sign up for free training in sports leadership, first aid and safeguarding children thanks to more than £8,000 of funding from South Lakeland county councillors.
Talented young dancers have just a few more days to register for the auditions to be part of this year's Cumbria Youth Dance Company.
Access on a trail that follows the path of an old railway line in South Lakeland has been enhanced with the construction of a new ramp.†
A key section of one of Cumbriaís most popular long distance walks has been improved thanks to Cumbria County Councilís countryside access team and the Ramblers.
The Huntley Avenue short break facility in Penrith which provides respite care for disabled and special needs children has undergone a £70,000 (seventy thousand pounds) refurbishment.
Cumbria County Council will continue to provide key services over the Easter weekend and following extended holiday weekend for the Royal Wedding and early May bank holiday.†
Penrith is preparing for a giant May Day invasion (Mon 2 May.)
Cumbria County Council is launching a major review of its library service and is encouraging library users, local communities and anyone else interested in shaping the future of the service to get involved.
South Lakeland pupils learned about democracy and how young people can have a say in decisions which affect them at a recent youth conference hosted by Cumbria County Council.
Cumbria Fire and Recue Service is to receive a grant worth £21,358 from Defra to help equip and train the service to deal with local flood emergencies.
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Cumbria County Council's Cabinet member responsible for nuclear issues has described a decision to allow High Volume Very Low Level Radioactive Waste (HV-VLLW) from a number of nuclear sites to be disposed of at a landfill site at Lillyhall as 'disappointing and disheartening'.
Derwent Forest Developments Consortium has been chosen as the preferred developer to progress with plans to transform the former munitions depot at Broughton Moor in west†Cumbria.
Deadline draws near for young library volunteers
Access to a popular riverside footpath in south Cumbria has been improved by Cumbria County Councilís Countryside Access team.