A road in Gosforth has been closed in the interest of public safety following flood damage yesterday.
Work is due to commence to construct new dropped kerbs in Haverigg, near Millom, to give easier access to wheelchair users thanks to a local county councillor.
An internationally renowned artist has given a South Lakeland library a major makeover ahead of its official re-opening next month (Saturday, September 8 - 4pm).
Whinlatter Pass Road (B5292) is being closed for essential repair works to the road. A collapse in the road surface was discovered yesterday following heavy rain and when the problem was inspected closely it was discovered that voids underneath the road had been created by a badger sett.
Road improvements will be carried out on a stretch of the A5087 in Barrow early next month.
Cumbria County Council's archive service is holding a series of open days and workshops to tie in with Heritage Open Day Week from 6 to 8 September.
Cumbria County Council’s Trading Standards team has praised shops in West Cumbria after a covert operation with Cumbria Constabulary saw all off-licences visited refusing to sell alcohol to underage customers.
Eight new recruits are embarking on an exciting apprenticeship programme with Cumbria County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service.
Cumbria’s schools are on course to record another good year of GCSE results.
The next meeting of Cumbria County Council’s Barrow Local Committee will take place on Wednesday 12 September.
Bus users in South Lakes and Eden are being encouraged to double check their bus timetables next month as there may be some tweaks to services from 3 September onwards.
Plans for a new biomass power station at Roosecote will be discussed at a special meeting of Cumbria County Council’s Barrow Local Committee next month.
This week Cumbria County Council has re-launched its website with important improvements for council customers going online.
A new fleet of front line vehicles to maintain Cumbria’s roads has been purchased by Cumbria County Council as part of its new in-house highways service.
The number of Heavy Goods Vehicles travelling through Carlisle’s city centre is estimated to have been reduced by more than a third since the new multi-million pound Carlisle Northern Development Route opened in February 2012.
The first meeting of the Cumbria Shadow Police and Crime Panel took place on Friday 10 August 2012.
Cumbria’s A-level results are on course to record another year of good performances maintaining the standards achieved last year.
The opportunity to share your views on the Local Healthwatch and Independent Advocacy Service consultation ends next Friday (24 August 2012).
The Local Healthwatch will look to:
• Give people information and advice about health and social care services.
A £340,000 improvement of Kendal’s Highgate is to start in September.
Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is in the running to scoop a national award for teaching life-saving skills to communities across the county.
Adoptive parents are being sought for babies and toddlers across Cumbria in a new campaign launching this month.
Firefighters are warning that lives could be put at risk following a spate of deliberate fires across Carlisle.
The County Council’s new look Adult Education brochure is out now. You can request a copy from the Adult Education Service on 01228-221349, or you can wait for it to be delivered to your home in the week beginning August 20th.
Cumbria County Council's Trading Standards and Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service are offering free electric blanket testing sessions across the County.
They might not be knights of the realm but the Knights of Piel Island will come under the spotlight next week for the latest celebration of Cumbria County Council's Archives Service.
Cumbria’s new Health and Wellbeing Board is encouraging people to take part in an online quiz to test their knowledge of the issues and challenges in the county.
Roads across South Lakeland will receive a re-vamp over the coming weeks as Cumbria County Council’s South Lakes Highways Team carry out a resurfacing programme in various areas.
Cumbria County Council’s Trading Standards service have teamed up with the library service and Citizens Advice Bureau to launch regular consumer advice surgeries across the county.
An historic portrait of a Cumbrian politician and philanthropist is going on display at Newton Rigg College thanks to Cumbria County Council.
County councillors in Carlisle have this week agreed to more than £18k worth of funding to projects and causes in their local area, including a community event, a new website and the renovation of a popular Cenotaph.
Carlisle councillors have agreed to approve twelve different grants to the tune of over £34k to help both young and disabled local groups.
A young Cumbrian photographer will be snapping the world’s greatest sporting spectacle when she heads to the Olympics next week.