Northside Community Centre is hosting a county council neighbourhood forum meeting next week (Thursday 4 October, 7pm to 9pm) to discuss details for the opening of the replacement Northside Bridge.
Cumbria County Council's Library Service is making the following changes to opening hours from next week (1 October) after listening to library users.
Cumbria County Council has picked up top recognition for the work it has been doing in training young people through its apprenticeship scheme.
Penrith library will celebrate its twentieth anniversary next week (3 October, 2pm to 4pm) with the launch of a new Local Link.
Cumbria County Councilís Fire and Rescue Service in West Cumbria are appealing to residents to take care when cooking in a bid to reduce the number of accidental fires this year.
Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service has won a national award for teaching life-saving skills to communities across the county.
Children in rural Eden are being encouraged to share their reading at a series of special library events over the next few weeks.
County councillors in Allerdale have agreed to more than £24,000 worth of funding to community projects in the area.
Cumbriaís Road Safety Partnership will be holding a series of child seat checking clinics, where parents can obtain free advice on the proper use of child car seats.
Figures released today show Cumbrian primary school children performing above the national average.
Cumbria County Council's South Lakeland Local Committee has given the go ahead for a range of changes for Kendal.
Projects offering benefits to communities in South Lakeland have been awarded grants of over £50,000 by Cumbria County Council.
Cumbria County Council is having a ĎWeek of Actioní from 24 Ė 28 September to combat loan sharks and encourage people in the Carlisle area to get saving.†
New foster carers are needed in Penrith and Eden to help transform the lives of vulnerable children.
A survey is being carried out by Cumbria County Councilís Adult Social Care team to find out more about the quality of life of carers in Cumbria and to ask them for their views on support and services.
County councillors in Carlisle have agreed to more than £28k worth of funding to projects and causes in their local area.
Carlisle councillors have agreed to approve grants to benefit both local youth groups and community causes to the tune of over £30k at last weekís Carlisle Local Committee
With cold, dark nights looming and winter just around the corner, Cumbria County Councilís Fire and Rescue Service is issuing a warning to help reduce the risk of chimney fires.
Changes to the rules governing how funding is allocated to schools could see some Cumbrian schools facing significant financial challenges, warns Cumbria County Council Leader Eddie Martin today.
Cumbria County Council's Library Service has listened to library users and is making the following changes to opening hours.
A training opportunity has arisen for rail enthusiasts to work alongside a Cumbrian upholstery company to restore a 1930ís railway coach.
Today, as part of the Connecting Cumbria Strategy, Cumbria County Councilís Cabinet have awarded a major contract to BT Global Services.
A new roadmap which helps shape the future of Cumbriaís economy has been given the thumbs-up by Cumbria County Councilís Cabinet.
Cumbria County Councilís Cabinet has today given the green light for this winter's maintenance plans.††
- 12/9/2012 - Road improvements to take place in Carlisle
Road resurface improvement works are to be carried out in various locations Carlisle from next Monday 17th September 2012.
- 12/9/2012 - Local Committee supports festive fun in Barrow
Barrow Local Committee has today (Wednesday 12 September) agreed to support the second Christmas Market in the town centre.
- 12/9/2012 - Funding support for youth projects in Barrow
County Councillors in Barrow have awarded £17,500 to help fund a variety of youth-related projects across the area.
- 12/9/2012 - Fire Service offers young people a life-changing experience
Young people are getting the chance to team up with Cumbria County Councilís Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) to help change their lives for the better.
- 12/9/2012 - Safer school journeys for pupils in Eden
Road safety is being stepped up outside schools across Eden with the introduction of 20mph advisory speed limit signs.
- 12/9/2012 - Citizens continue to get free advice in Eden
People in Eden will continue to benefit from a service offering free advice thanks to funding from Cumbria County Council.
- 12/9/2012 - Council backing for Eden Credit Union bid
Eden is a step closer to getting its own credit union now an application has been submitted to set up a handy loan scheme for people in the district.
- 12/9/2012 - Traffic lights trial extended on Eden bridge
People in Lazonby and Kirkoswald will be asked for their views on installing permanent traffic lights on Eden bridge after a county councillor provided funding to extended a temporary signals trial.
- 11/9/2012 - School pupils to ride on the success of cycling
Schools in Cumbria are set to echo Britainís success in cycling on Wednesday as Cyclewise begin to deliver their Bikeability training to pupils in the county. A photo opportunity will take place at Wreay School to celebrate the start of the training at 1.30pm (all media invited).
- 10/9/2012 - Schools revamped and expanded
Pupils returning to class from the summer holidays in Carlisle and Penrith this month have moved back into revamped and expanded schools.
- 7/9/2012 - Armed Forces and Veteran`s Community Network
Cumbria County Councilís Leader Eddie Martin, along with representatives from Cumbrian health and support services and the district and borough councils in Cumbria, will attend a military health initiative launch at Carlisle Castle on Friday 14 September 2012.
- 7/9/2012 - Trading Standards warns of publishing scam targetting local businesses
Cumbria County Council is urging businesses across the county to be vigilant following reports of a publishing scam involving emergency services.
- 7/9/2012 - Suicide bereavement support books added to local libraries
Cumbria County Councilís library service will soon be offering a collection of books aimed at providing advice and support to people who have been bereaved by the suicide of a relative or friend.
- 6/9/2012 - County council issue road closure warning for Whinlatter Pass
Cumbria County Council is urging people travelling on the B5292 Whinlatter Pass be fully aware of the road closure and to take the signed diversion route after a series of vehicles illegally passed through the closure, putting themselves at risk.
- 6/9/2012 - Exciting new Children`s Centre opens in Penrith
The North Eden Sure Start Children's Centre in Penrith will officially open its doors next week (12:45pm, Wednesday, 12 September).
- 6/9/2012 - Private dementia care gets funding boost
The first wave of funding from Cumbria County Council to help independent care homes improve their dementia care facilities has started.
- 5/9/2012 - Firefighters washing cars for charityFirefighters across Cumbria will be rolling up their sleeves and hosing down cars this month to raise money for charity.
- 5/9/2012 - Golden chance for Cumbrians with disabilities to shine
While the gold medals flow in for Britainís Paralympic heroes, people with disabilities in Cumbria are getting the chance to become Paralympians of the future.
- 3/9/2012 - Whinlatter Pass closure - updateA Lake District road which collapsed after heavy rain last week uncovering a protected badger sett, could be closed for up to 30 days.