The Windermere ferry will be undergoing essential maintenance during one day next week (Friday, 7 October) and won't be in operation from 10am to 2pm that day.
Cumbria County Council's Cabinet member responsible for environment has vowed to fight "tooth and nail" against proposals to extend the boundaries of the two national parks in Cumbria.
New foster carers are needed in UIverston to help transform the lives of vulnerable children.
Cumbria County Councillors have awarded communities and organisations in Carlisle over £28,000 to help fund projects and initiatives their local area.
Communities in Cumbria are being invited to discuss how some of the countyís transport needs can be met through the development of community transport.
Cumbria County Council has joined forces with the countyís forest industry to help safeguard the multi million pound investment made by Cumbrian forestry and timber processing businesses.
A Barrow-based farmer and former livestock auctioneer and valuer has been banned from keeping cattle and sheep for five years following a successful investigation and prosecution led by animal health inspectors in Cumbria County Council's Trading Standards team.
Cumbria County Council's Cabinet member for nuclear issues and the Leader of Copeland Borough Council have welcomed assurances from the two main shareholders behind NuGen that the withdrawal of SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy plc) from the NuGen partnership is not going to affect the partnership's plans to develop a new generation of nuc
Cumbria County Council's Fire and Rescue Service will honour employees, volunteers and partner organisations who have gone the extra mile in the interests of public safety at its fifth annual awards ceremony in Barrow next week.
Roose Library is set to hold another Macmillan coffee morning on Friday 30 September between 09:30 and 12:00.
Libraries in Cumbria have launched a revolutionary new service enabling library members to download audiobooks free of charge. This gives library users access to over 600 books with new bestsellers being added each month.
Residents in Moat, near Longtown, will see their twice weekly bus service continue after their local county councillor agreed to fund the diversion to the village, after financial support was previously withdrawn earlier this year.
Cumbria Trading Standards has praised shops in West Cumbria after a covert operation with Cumbria Constabulary saw the large majority of off-licences refusing to sell alcohol to underage customers or to adults intending to buy alcohol for children.
A group of Cumbrian schools are taking part in a brand new pilot to drive down energy use and cut their carbon footprint, in a new sustainability programme which launched on Wednesday September 21.
All pupils have been successfully and safely evacuated from Dowdales Secondary School in Dalton-in-Furness following a fire at the school this afternoon.
Firefighters who tackled a blaze at a Dalton-in-Furness scrap yard this morning have allowed the railway to be re-opened between Barrow and Ulverston after tests to ensure the site was safe.
Backbarrow footbridge near Ulverston has re-opened to the public following flood damage and this achievement was today marked with an official opening ceremony.
Today (September 15) Cabinet heard about how Cumbria County Council is improving its performance across a range of key areas.
Cumbriaís broadband project has been given a £6.7m boost after Cumbrian local authorities were awarded money by the government for meeting their centrally set targets.
Plans to improve and update Cumbriaís libraries have been given the go-ahead by Cumbria County Councilís Cabinet today (15 September).
Aspiring young poets and artists from Allerdale will be in Workington Library today to collect prizes following a summer competition.
Cumbria is set to join forces with other fire and rescue services in the north west by transferring its control room function to a single centre in Warrington.
The number of house fires in Cumbria has nearly halved over the past 10 years making Cumbria County Council Fire and Rescue Service one of the best in the country, new figures have revealed.
Kendal residents can have their say on suggestions to spend more than £300,000 to improve highways in the town at a series of drop-in sessions.
Backbarrow footbridge near Ulverston has re-opened to the public following flood damage and this achievement will be marked with an official opening ceremony on Friday 16 September at 9.30am.
Keswick Library is hosting an open day to give information on community advice and support thatís available to local people.
With autumn now fast descending and winter just around the corner, Cumbria County Councilís Fire & Rescue Service is warning people to reduce the risk of chimney fires before settling down in front of the hearth.
Adoption services in Cumbria have been given the thumbs up by government inspectors - but new families are still needed to enable this good work to continue.
Communities in Allerdale that were cut off from each other in the 2009 floods have now been re-joined. Navvies footbridge in Workington was re-opened to the public on 10 September.
School children from Valley Primary School in Whitehaven today helped unveil a new zebra crossing which was installed after they successfully applied to Copeland county councillors for a safer way to cross the road.
A drive is on to seek new foster carers in Copeland with the launch of a recruitment campaign.
Cumbria Trading Standards is warning the public to be aware of ongoing attempts by computer fraudsters to scam cash from them by claiming to represent Microsoft.
Cumbria County Councilís Cabinet will discuss options for the future of Cumbria Fire and Rescue Serviceís control room function at its meeting next week.
The new school term will mean a safer journey to school for pupils at Valley Primary in Whitehaven.
A dramatic river rescue, road traffic collision exercise and a house fire drill are all set to be on show when emergency services join forces for a major public open day in Kendal.
People in South Lakeland who are recovering from injury or illness will get help regaining their independence thanks to a new service from Cumbria County Council.
Residents across Cumbria are being offered the chance to keep themselves safe while they sleep as Cumbria County Councilís trading standards team, working alongside Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service, Age UK and other care agencies, are holding a series of free electric blanket testing events around the county.
Communities in Allerdale, that were cut off from each other in the 2009 floods, will be re-joined when Navvies footbridge re-opens to the public on 10 September.
Residents, visitors and traders in Barrow turned out today to celebrate the new Dalton Road enhancements as a family fun weekend began.
Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is currently looking for new retained firefighter recruits to join teams in Arnside, Kirkby Stephen, Kirkby Lonsdale, Milnthorpe, Shap and Staveley fire stations.