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Macmillan Cancer Project now at Cleator Moor Library

People in Cleator Moor will now be able access a range of support and information about dealing with cancer at their local library.

Cleator Moor Library has been included in the Macmillan Cancer Information Library Project, making it the 19th library across Cumbria to join the scheme.

The project aims to make information about cancer more widely available to the public in a non-medical setting, and the council is pleased it has been extended.

“Since this service was launched six years ago around 4,000 books have been borrowed to help people deal with cancer. It’s a service that is appreciated greatly by people who use it and I’m thrilled to hear that another library has taken on this project.”

– Cllr Ian Stewart, Cabinet Member for Libraries

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Cumbrian Schools to be rebuilt

Two primary schools in Cumbria are to be rebuilt as part of a Government initiative.

Seascale Primary School and Jericho Primary School will both be part of the second phase of the "Priority School Building Programme".

The full list of schools involved was announced today by the Education Funding Agency and the Department for Education.

Studies into all schools will start from April onwards to decide what work is required and to create a timeline for the changes.

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