Cumbria County Council has worked with the Cumberland Building Society to ensure that around 2,500 council employees received their monthly pay yesterday and today.
Kirkstone pass in Eden will be subject to night time closures from Monday 9 July to allow the for drainage repair works to take place.
Fire & rescue and highways teams dealt with a number of flooding-related incidents caused by exceptionally heavy rain in the county on Thursday.
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Up and coming young sports stars from across Cumbria have lined up for their own sporting competitions just weeks before the world’s best athletes head to London for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Kendal crook John Medcalf will appear alongside a host of Victorian criminals from the town in a rare photo collection next week as Cumbria County Council's Archives Service showcases four more historical gems to mark its 50th anniversary.
The life of internationally renowned classical singer Kathleen Ferrier will be remembered by Cumbria County Council's archive service with an event in July to celebrate both the 50th anniversary of the service and what would have been her 100th birthday.
A West Cumbrian woman has been named a national trading standards hero for her contribution to Cumbria's campaign against loan sharks.
One of Carlisle’s two brand new fire stations will be opening its doors to the public when it hosts a community open day.
A new Cumbria County Council Library Link will be officially opened in Dent on Monday 2 July at 2pm
With the feedback process already underway following the 2012 Appleby Horse Fair a key meeting has been organised at the start of next month as an opportunity for local people to report their experiences and make suggestions for next year.
Young people from across Cumbria will be showcasing their skills and talents at the launch of an exciting new three-year youth initiative.
The Olympic Flame bid farewell to Cumbria this morning after a stunning 36-hour journey which will be forever remembered by those who saw it weave its way around the county.
Richard Rose Morton Academy in Carlisle claimed top honours in two categories for the North West region in the Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA Awards 2012.
New foster carers are needed in Allerdale to help transform the lives of vulnerable children.
Cumbria county councillors have agreed the annual report at a Full Council meeting in Kendal today.
Cumbria’s new Telecare service can be seen in action at the new ‘St Michael’s Centre for Independent Living’ in Workington.
Cumbria County Council’s Active Travel Team are supporting children in Cumbria during National Bike Week by providing high-vis cyclist backpacks and other cycling materials to secondary schools in Cumbria. The 500 backpacks are specially designed for a cyclist to carry items safely whilst cycling.
Businesses interested in taking on an apprentice are invited to a promotional event on 25 June from 6pm till 8pm at Kendal College where they can find out more.
The annual walk to school week is one of the most successful projects run by Cumbria County Council`s Active Travel Team.
Whitehaven’s first No Cold Calling Zone will be launched at 12.00 am on Thursday 21 June.
Cumbria's network of Community Development Centres (CDC), which provide communities across Cumbria with locally based training and development opportunities, are being given the chance to come up with new ideas to benefit their local areas.
A Barrow support worker has scooped a national award in a ceremony at the Houses of Parliament.
Plans to boost young people's qualifications and employment opportunities were today approved by Cumbria County Council's Cabinet.
Sheila Barrow, one of the volunteers for the Macmillan Cancer Information Project at Carlisle Library has been awarded the individual Deborah Hutton Macmillan award in recognition of all her fantastic work with the project.
The Olympic Flame is set to hit Cumbria on 20 June and the county's Olympic chiefs are offering advice for families, friends and communities to plan their celebrations.
With Olympic fever now sweeping across Britain, the county council is playing a key role in bringing the spirit and lasting legacy of the world’s greatest sporting spectacle to Cumbria.
An appeal is being made for new volunteer drivers to help keep a Children’s Services transport scheme on the road.
Young people’s projects in Eden have been awarded grants of more than £4,000 from Cumbria County Council.
Problem parking is being tackled to improve road safety at five locations around Penrith with the introduction of a new traffic regulation order.
Cumbria County Council is helping support Carers Week (18 June to 22 June) with a number of events taking place across the county.
Cumbria County Council’s Leader Eddie Martin believes it is time to look again at how local councils work in Cumbria. He has invited the leaders of the six district councils to discuss whether one, two, or even three unitary councils could be the way forward.
Construction work is underway at the new £7m Britain's Energy Coast Construction Skills Centre at Lakes College, Lillyhall.
Cumbria County Council will continue to provide key services during the Queen’s Jubilee.
Houghton community is celebrating the opening of a new play area, thanks to funding from the county council, Cumbria Waste Management and Carlisle Parish Council Association, on Wednesday 6th June 2012 at 1pm.
Images of Cumbria captured by a group of young photographers are now on display at a Kendal hostel.