Councillors have approved plans that will prevent parked cars blocking access to Penrithís new community fire station.
Young readers will benefit from a new library scheme in Eden offering weekend reading sessions.
At 85 feet itís without doubt the longest document in the county, and at the start of next week people will get the chance to find out about Workingtonís petition from the one and only other time Britain celebrated a Diamond Jubilee Ė for Queen Victoria.
Repainting work on a property in one of Workingtonís oldest streets is now well underway.
Cumbriaís new Health and Wellbeing Board (CHW) was launched on Friday, April 27, to help improve the health of the population in the county as the transfer of responsibility for a range of public health services moves from NHS Cumbria to Cumbria County Council.
The resurfacing on the A591 at Plumgarths Roundabout and part of the Kendal bypass which started in early March has been completed three days earlier than planned and all roads have now been re-opened.
Cumbria Trading Standards gave a presentation to Lakes College construction students and their lecturers on the ground rules for good business practice when dealing with consumers.† The audience was made up of around 130 students, aged 16 to 19, and included plumbers, painters and decorators, bricklayers, electricians and joiners.†
A convicted loan shark has been ordered to pay back all of his available assets to the courts, following a financial investigation by the England Illegal Money Lending Team.
History hunters across the county will have a chance to delve into the past next month as part of Cumbria County Councilís library service Local History Month.
Cumbria County Councilís Chairman Norman Clarkson will next week officially launch the library serviceís latest collection of self-help books aimed at supporting young people and their families through stress or unhappiness. (WHITEHAVEN LIBRARY, 2 MAY, 5.30PM).†
Thanks to a grant from Cumbria County Council parents in Keswick can now take advantage of a new childrenís holiday club in the town.
Contractors building the new Northside Bridge have made the decision not to go ahead with the planned beam lift on Thursday 26 April due to the short term weather forecast indicating a high likelihood of strong winds.
Cumbria County Council's multi-million pound reconstruction of Northside Bridge in Workington is expected to reach a key moment on Thursday 26 April when the steel 'backbone' of the massive structure will span the River Derwent for the first time.
"Are you flexible, motivated and interested in earning up to £6,000 a year working in your local community?" Ė Thatís the question Cumbria County Councilís Fire and Rescue Service is asking as part of its new drive to recruit around 40 on-call firefighters for 16 of its stations.
ďAre you flexible, motivated and interested in earning up to £6000 a year working in your local community?Ē Ė Thatís the question Cumbria County Councilís Fire and Rescue Service is asking as part of its new drive to recruit around 40 on-call firefighters for 16 of its stations.
A map and guide to help people with travel around Cumbria is now available.
Truancy will be tackled with a series of school attendance promotion days across Carlisle and Eden next month.
Pupils at Dowdales school in Dalton-in-Furness will soon be moving back into classrooms that were badly damaged by fire.
Construction trainees recruited through a county council apprenticeship scheme have been working to design and construct traditional outdoor cookers for Scouts in Carlisle.
Are you flexible, motivated and interested in earning up to £6000 a year working in your local community? Thatís the question Cumbria County Councilís Fire and Rescue Service is asking as part of its new drive to recruit around 40 on-call firefighters for 16 of its stations.
Cumbria County Council's Leader and Cabinet member responsible for environment have both raised concerns over the county having to shoulder an unfair burden in terms of new wind turbines being built in the county at a Full Council meeting on Thursday, April 19.
Cumbria County Council has elected a new Chairman and Vice Chairman for 2012/13 at its Annual General Meeting in Kendal.
Images captured by young photographers in the townships of South Africa will be going on display across Cumbria when an international exhibition comes to the county.
Cumbria County Councilís Trading Standards team have been working in partnership with Cumbria Constabulary to increase vigilance and stamp out underage sales in Carlisle and Keswick.
A by-election has been announced for Cumbria County Council's Aspatria and Wharrels electoral division in Allerdale on Thursday 24 May 2012.
Cumbria County Councilís outgoing Chairman, Cllr John Woolley, will present cheques to his nominated charities later today.
The skills and talents of young people across Cumbria are being celebrated in a major three-year campaign.
Cumbria County Council's Library Service has launched an exciting Titanic-themed flash fiction writing competition as its Titanic-related events come to an end.
This winter has been a little bit more bearable for thousands of Cumbrian households thanks to the advice, practical support and financial assistance made possible by the Cumbrian Warm Homes Partnership.
The multi-million pound rebuilding of a Carlisle primary school and regeneration of an area in the south of the city moved a step closer today after councillors gave the go-ahead to plans that will transform the former NCTC site in Harraby.
Cumbria County Council's Cabinet has today (Thursday 12 April) agreed to changes to care services for older people in Allerdale. These include the closure of Woodlands home in Distington, investment in high level home care services and upgrades to two further care homes in Maryport and Wigton.
The proposed closure of Captain Shawís school in Bootle was today rejected by Cumbria County Councilís Cabinet.
Cumbria County Councilís Fire and Rescue Service are celebrating the opening of a brand new fire station with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9am on Wednesday 18 April 2012. The ribbon will be cut by the councilís Chairman, John Woolley and County Councillor Gary Strong, Cabinet member for Community Safety and Local Services.
Cumbria County Councilís Registration Service is changing and modernising the way it operates to offer its customers and the people of Cumbria greater choice and increased flexibility.
An exciting new musical work involving hundreds of children and young people from across Cumbria will mark the centenary of the sinking of the worldís most famous ship.
Cumbria County Council's Leader is warning that national underfunding of bus services and central Government cuts in grants to bus operators are beginning to impact on local bus services, with passengers facing reduced services, higher ticket prices and operators beginning to walk away from providing services which are too costly to run.
Cumbria County Council has been given the go ahead by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to complete the development of their plans to bring the heritage improvements to Main Street.
Cumbrians are being urged to be wary of the dangers of wildfires following a large grass blaze near Ulverston.
Local people are being invited along to Barrow Library for afternoon tea to commemorate the centenary of the sinking of RMS Titanic on Tuesday, 3rd April between 2pm and 4pm.
The deadline for nomination papers for the May 3 by-election for the county council division of Kendal Strickland & Fell expires this week.