A leading South Lakes councillor is seeking people’s views on the idea of levying a charge on Appleby Horse Fairgoers to offset the cost to the county’s public services from managing the event each year.
This week, the government has announced how much additional funding local authorities in England will receive to ease pressures over winter thanks to its balanced approach to the economy, including £2.5 million for Cumbria.
The leader of South Lakeland District Council is being asked to provide an update on a commitment made by the local authority to provide a free car park in Kendal after the controversial closure to cars of land at New Road.
South Lakeland District Council has been urged to find ‘the political courage’ to drop its opposition to a devolution deal for Cumbria that would unlock millions of pounds in extra investment for the area.
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