Cumbria County Council is being urged to follow the example of the rail industry by funding a marketing campaign to mark the re-start of the marooned Windermere Ferry service which the local authority has said will be back on the water next month (October).
Internal emails revealing how the leaders of South Lakeland District Council blocked appeals by local authority officers and the National Park Authority to remove a redevelopment threat hanging over a Bowness cinema have been released under the Freedom of Information Act.
A leading South Lakes councillor says Government Ministers still want a devolution deal for Cumbria and is urging the leaders of the county’s seven local authorities to get back to the negotiating table to unlock the hundreds of millions of pounds which devolution would secure.
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