Cumbria County Council's Cabinet member responsible for environment says an ultra-local approach is needed to help decide the best way to ensure a new era of power generation in West Cumbria would be connected to the National Grid.
Cumbria County Council is giving people of Cumbria the opportunity to keep children safer by selling heavily discounted cycle helmets, allowing buyers to save up to 80%.
With cold weather set to bring prolonged freezing temperatures to the county for the first time this winter, Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is warning people to stay off frozen lakes, rivers and ponds.
Cumbria County Council has installed a brand new zebra crossing on Jacktrees Road, Cleator Moor, to ensure that local children can cross the road safely when visiting the recently upgraded play area.†
Young people in Copeland are set to benefit from a £10,000 grant from Cumbria County Council.
Cumbria County Council is calling on residents to love their libraries this week as part of National Libraries Day.
Disabled and elderly pedestrians in Barrow will have better access to a local beauty spot after accessibility to the area is to be improved following requests from the public.
Two plaques from a demolished bridge will be joining historical artefacts at a local museum next week and a presentation will take place to celebrate this event.
Cumbria County Council's trading standards will be cracking down on scam correspondence next month with a Scamnesty campaign, where the public are being encouraged to drop off dodgy letters or emails at collection points dotted all around the county so they can be properly investigated.
Parents and carers have given a big thumbs up to Cumbriaís Sure Start Childrenís Centres, with more than 95 per cent saying they are satisfied with the service, new figures have revealed.
Cumbria County Council has appointed a new assistant director for social care in Adult and Local Services.
People all over Cumbria are being urged to give the gift of time next week and do something extra special for someone they know who receives care as the county celebrates National Dignity Action Day. (Wednesday 1 February)
Pedestrians on Kendalís Highgate shopping street are set to benefit from £345,000 of improvements and removal of clutter from pavements and better street lighting.
Cumbria County Council is to undertake its annual survey of adult social care in the county next week.
New figures show that libraries across Cumbria had a Christmas to remember last month.
Cumbria's Health and Well-being Scrutiny Committee will meet next week to continue its examination of maternity services and governance at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust.
Cumbrians are being urged to be aware of the dangers of electrical fires as part of a national safety campaign.
The access road to The Lakes School in Troutbeck Bridge has been adopted by Cumbria County Council.
School pupils in Carlisle have pledged to walk to school this week come rain or shine with Active Travelís Welly Walking Wednesday.
School pupils in Allerdale have pledged to walk to school this week come rain or shine with Active Travelís Welly Walking Wednesday.
School pupils in Barrow have pledged to walk to school this week come rain or shine with Active Travelís Welly Walking Wednesday.
School pupils in Copeland have pledged to walk to school this week come rain or shine with Active Travelís Welly Walking Wednesday.
School pupils in Eden have pledged to walk to school this week come rain or shine with Active Travelís Welly Walking Wednesday.
School pupils in South Lakeland have pledged to walk to school this week come rain or shine with Active Travelís Welly Walking Wednesday.
A by-election has been announced for Cumbria County Council's Castle electoral division in Carlisle on Thursday March 1st 2012.
With the start of Chinese New Year - the year of the Dragon - on Monday (23 January), Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is urging those celebrating the festivities to do so safely.
The Kirkoswald to Lazonby road at Eden Bridge has now reopened this afternoon after highways engineers successfully completed vandalism repairs in less than half the expected time.
Arrangements for one-way restrictions on Barrow Road at Mill Brow south of Dalton-in-Furness have been changed for safety reasons.
Free fire home safety visits will be carried out around Cowgill and Dent after a body was found in a blaze at a remote farmhouse.
Young people from across Allerdale are being invited to air their views on the issues that matter to them at a new youth assembly.
Highways engineers have made faster than expected progress in repairing a vandalised road bridge in the Eden Valley which forms an important link between communities.
Despite the difficult current climate for public sector workers, staff at Cumbria County Council remain highly committed to doing a good job and to delivering quality services for the people of Cumbria.
A serious vandalism incident occurred on Wednesday evening at the works site at the damaged parapet wall on Eden Bridge near Lazonby.
Cumbria County Council and outgoing highways maintenance contractor Amey have reached an important milestone on the eligibility of staff for TUPE transfer.
Following changes to national legislation and local consultation Cumbria County Councilís cabinet has agreed to changes in charges for the Blue Badge Scheme from 1 March this year.
Two roads in Barrow will be closed from next Monday (16 January) for approximately four weeks to allow for essential resurfacing and kerbing works.
Cabinet have today (Thursday) made a decision to put forward proposals for changes to Kingmoor Nursery and Infant School and Kingmoor Junior School.
Copelandís first No Cold Calling Zone (NCCZ) at Sandy Grove and Castle View, Egremont will be launched at 14.00 on Monday 16th of January, all press invited.
Councillors today agreed to publish proposals to close a village school with declining pupil numbers in a move that would see children transferred to another local school.
Cumbria County Council have announced that Computacenter have been named as Preferred Bidder for† the contract to deliver Cumbria County Councilís ICT services from 1 April 2012.
Families in Cumbria with disabled children will continue to benefit from Short Break services after Cumbria County Council secured provision for another 14 months from the start of February.
Young peopleís projects in Eden have been awarded grants of £9,000 by Cumbria County Council.
Libraries across Cumbria are launching the new Bookstart Bear Club from Monday 16 January.
Carlisleís new £8.2m state-of-the-art archive centre will be officially opened this week by mountaineering legend Sir Chris Bonington. (WEDNESDAY 11 JANUARY, 11AM)
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The first of six community events asking the people of Cumbria for their views on how the county council should save an additional £2.8million in its 2012/13 budget and make further savings in future years takes place next week.
The new Cumbria Archive centre in Carlisle is hosting an open afternoon next week offering a series of events at the newly refurbished Lady Gillfordís House.
After a prolonged spell of unseasonably warm (but very windy) weather, drivers are urged to be cautious on Cumbria's roads overnight and tomorrow morning as freezing conditions are expected.
People are being reminded that they can still take part in a public consultation on the modernisation of social care provision in the Allerdale and Distington areas.
A contractor has been chosen to design and build the new Construction Skills Centre at Lakes College in West Cumbria.
Young people looking for work will have the chance to start their journey into construction this week thanks to a pilot scheme devised by Cumbria County Council and its partners.