Figures revealed through a Freedom of Information request show that South Lakeland’s Liberal Democrat District Council is planning to rake in an extra £365,000 in car parking fees over the next four years – an 8 per cent increase.
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).
Cumbria County Council’s cabinet is being urged to back proposals put forward by Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service, which would see the partial reversal of proposed cuts to fire crewing in South Lakeland, as a first-step to safeguarding fire cover for the area.
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.
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