There are calls for neither Sellafield nor Chapelcross to be chosen to store radioactive waste from dismantled nuclear submarines.
They come after the Ministry of Defence included the two facilities on a shortlist of potential sites for the project.
But both local authorities have formally objected to the idea, saying it won't benefit their area.
The Chairman of the Conservative Party has visited Cumbria to see the impact superfast broadband is making in the county.
Grant Shapps went to XLVets UK in Dalston, one of more than two million properties nationwide that now have access to the service.
He says there is still work to be done in achieving the best connection for people.
The roll out of superfast broadband is now in full swing across Cumbria, with a project to build a fibre network around the County ahead of schedule.
Connecting Cumbria will connect 93% of homes and businesses in the region with superfast broadband by December 2015. So far more than 66% have been connected.
Elsewhere in Cumbria, BT's engineers are working to deliver fibre to areas including Orton, Pooley Bridge, Grange-over-Sands, Windermere, Shap and Glenridding in 2015.
An Appleby company that makes fishing equipment has adapted its technology to help remove radioactive sludge from the storage ponds at Sellafield.
Tim Backshall reports.
Paul Knight, of Innovus, says that the plan to adapt technology previously used in the fishing industry to 'help solve some of the problems' at Sellafield is a great idea.
An Appleby company has adapted its scallop dredging equipment to help remove radioactive sludge from the storage ponds at Sellafield.
The Managing Director of Barrnon, Andrew Barr, has said the company was "surprised" to get the request from Sellafield
A digger in Penrith has been given a make-over to raise money for two local hospices.
The company that owns the pink JCB will donate part of the fees every time it is hired to Eden Valley Hospice and Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland.
Last year the company raised £56,000 for the charities.
An Appleby company that began by making scallop dredging equipment for the fishing industry has adapted its technology to help clean up nuclear sites.
Barrnon Ltd has developed two pieces of robotic equipment that can remove radioactive sludge from the storage ponds at Sellafield.
The prototypes have been developed at the National Nuclear Laboratory in Workington.
Matthew Taylor visits the school that has introduced a new way to teach children about the environment.
A school in Southern Scotland has come up with a novel way of saving energy while teaching pupils about the environment.
St.Michael's in Dumfries has started using a bike to power one of their printers.
The school hopes it will help its pupils, who take turn cycling, learn how much energy is needed to power a single piece of technology.