Lakes Line Study

Feasibility study to be carried out into electrification of line between Oxenholme and Windermere

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Councils could have to make more job losses as Local Government cuts hit them again

Councils across Cumbria and southern Scotland could have to make more job losses as they assess the impact of further cuts in Government funding.

There was some good news though as Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander announced a feasibility study into electrifying the Lakes Line and there's help for flood hit homeowners. McNulty reports on today's announcements - and the fall-out from yesterday's cuts to council budgets.

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