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Community projects and good causes across South Lakeland are to share a cash boost worth more than £15,000.
The business benefits of high speed fibre broadband have been highlighted in Copeland, where local MP Jamie Reed visited the Phoenix Enterprise Centre in Cleator Moor to see the impact the work of Connecting Cumbria is having.
Cumbria County Council’s South Lakeland Local Committee has elected a new Chair and Vice Chair.
Free life-saving training is being offered to members of the public at Barrow Golf Club.
Improvement work is to be carried out on sections of the A595 Wigton Road, Carlisle, starting next week.
The result of the October 2 Cumbria County Council by-election for the Windermere division in South Lakeland has been confirmed.
Colin Jones (Liberal Democrat) has been elected county councillor for Windermere after the following votes:
Cumbria’s biggest killer is taking money out of smokers’ pockets – with the average smoker able to save nearly £1,700 if they stayed cigarette-free for a year.
Landmark passed as 50,000 homes and businesses get fibre through 200 new cabinets
More than £30,000 is being invested in Copeland communities after Cumbria County Councillors agreed a series of grants.