The latest design for the new Pooley Bridge has been unveiled at a public meeting in the village last night.Read the full story ›
A draft design for the new crossing at Pooley Bridge will be unveiled tonight at a public meeting. Residents will be given feedback about consultations of the design and how a final draft was decided.
The bridge collapsed during Storm Desmond in December 2015 and a temporary one opened in March last year. The meeting about the permanent bridge design will take place at Parkin Memorial Hall at 6.30pm.
Around 24,000 tonnes of salt have been stockpiled to help keep Cumbria's roads open this winter.Read the full story ›
Controversial plans to create an extra traffic lane on Warwick Road in Carlisle have been formally withdrawn by Cumbria County Council.Read the full story ›
Ford Bridge in Burneside, near Kendal, has been closed due to public safety issues. Technical teams are assessing the bridge this afternoon.
Diversion signs are currently being installed and drivers are advised to take care and only travel if necessary.
A new campaign has been set up in Cumbria to help the elderly avoid falls and trips.Read the full story ›
Thousands of Cumbria school children are set to get training in how to ride their bikes safely.Read the full story ›
A controversial £1million scheme to put an extra lane on a Carlisle road looks set to be thrown out.
Cumbria County Council's plan to widen Warwick Road has been met with opposition from some residents. Carlisle City Council is expected to withdraw support for the proposal at a meeting tonight.
A new £2 million Extra Care Housing Grant Award scheme has been set up by Cumbria County Council to improve the lives of older people in Cumbria. The programme aims to provide 2,000 Extra Care Units across Cumbria by 2025:
Cumbrians are proudly independent and want to live in their own homes for a long as possible. Extra Care Housing helps them to achieve this. We all hope to live to a ripe old age and our older years should be a time to enjoy a positive and fulfilling life and having your own home is key to achieving this.”
Cumbria County Council is set to improve how it manages major contracts following legal dispute with Amey.Read the full story ›