The new head of Tullie House in Carlisle insists the Museum has a strong future despite recent council cutbacks.
The director Andrew McEye says he is determined to expand and improve the popular museum.
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A date has been set for the introduction of a bus service connecting Keswick and Grasmere after floods damaged a stretch of the A591.
A temporary road is currently being built, and Cumbria County Council say the Stagecoach-run route is due to start on the 16th of February.
Taxing times for the First Minister. Labour round on the SNP for rejecting their call to put a penny on income tax to stop council cuts. But Nicola Sturgeon says it's her government that's standing up for public services and low paid workers.
One of the Lake District's top tourist attractions has been awarded nearly £5million from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The Wordsworth Trust is getting the cash to expand and overhaul the Wordsworth Museum in Grasmere.
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