Controversial plans to close five fire stations across Cumbria have been scrapped following a council u-turn.
Cumbria County Council had proposed to axe fire stations at Arnside, Lazonby, Frizington, Staveley and Walney to save around £375,000 a year.
But at a cabinet meeting this morning councillors decided not to press ahead with the plan and will no longer be recommending implementing closures.
Councillors are this due to outline this morning how they plan to cut millions of pounds from public services in Cumbria.
Cumbria County Council's cabinet is meeting to recommend a budget that will save the authority £37m in the next financial year.
Cabinet's recommendations will be presented to full council for final approval later this month.
Councillors are meeting this morning to outline how they plan to cut millions of pounds from public services in Cumbria.
Cumbria County Council's cabinet is gathering to recommend a budget that will save £37million in the next financial year.
The Cabinet's recommendations will be presented to full council for final approval later this month.
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