Local News

Case made for A590 economic corridor

The case for a thriving A590 economic corridor that supports existing businesses, and attracts more, by ironing out traffic bottlenecks and creating new start-up units, received a national hearing today (5 April 2018).

Government investment in Lake District welcomed

More than £3 million in government investment for the Lake District has been welcomed by councillor James Airey, the Conservative group leader on Cumbria County Council.

County Matters April 2018

County Matters

Cumbria County Council's Apprenticeship Team has been hosting events in the County last month.

Support for South Lakes full-fibre broadband costs welcomed

The announcement that businesses and residents in South Lakeland are to receive more government help to meet the costs of connecting to faster and more reliable full-fibre internet broadband, has been welcomed by councillor James Airey, the Conservative’s group leader on Cumbria County Council.

County Matters February/March

County Matters

Last month the County Council budget increase of 3.99% was forced through by the Lib-Lab Administration

County Matters: January 2018

County Matters

2017 was a year of contrasting elements especially weather wise. The extremes of our weather system are becoming even more profound with an abundance of wet weather. We have had many instances of road and property flooding across our County and also in the Grange area.

County Matters: July 2017

The new administration at the County Council will be a Lib Dem Labour alliance with support from a few independents.