Tributes have been paid to former Cumbria County councillor and Maryport Town Councillor Bill Cameron who died on Friday (March 21st).
Mr Cameron represented Maryport for over 40 years until his retirement last year. He was also instrumental in saving the Carlisle to Settle railway in the the 80s.
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Westmorland MP Tim Farron believes Cumbria County Council need to be more clear about its plan toe roll out super-fast broadband.
The £23.8 million initiative would see the county have higher internet speeds by 2015.
He believes the plans still lacks the 'required detail' for people to understand what kind of broadband service they will receive.
A date has been set for a Carlisle by-election.
Residents in the Belle Vue continence will be able to vote for their new county councillor on Thursday, 10 April.
Candidates wishing to stand for election have until Friday, 14 March to submit their nominations.
The by-election comes after the death of Ian Stockdale who died in November, aged 74.
Work carries out to transform a Carlisle Primary School will be unveiled this morning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Carlisle's Upperby Primary school has been refurbished and expanded, boosting its capacity by 194.
The work has seen the addition of four new classrooms, toilets, cloakrooms and an activity room and external refurbishments.
The Cumbria County Council-funded scheme was completed in January.
Cumbria County Council chairman Alan Barry and Upperby headteacher Jane Hodgson will cut the ribbon.
A team of apprentices from Cumbria County Council are aiming to come out on top in a national competition.
The group, which set out on a 10 kilometre sponsored walk from Carlisle Castle this afternoon, are taking part in the Brathway Apprentice challenge.
They're raising money to build a garden at a centre for adults with learning disabilities:
Apprentices at Cumbria County Council are taking part in a 10k walk to raise money for a community project.
They're building a garden at Mill Lane Day Services in Walney, a centre for adults with learning disabilities.
The team is hoping to be crowned 2014 Apprentice Team of the Year.
"We're really excited about doing the sponsored walk to raise money for the garden at Mill Lane. Creating a garden for the service users will be the high point of the whole Brathay Challenge. It's been hard work to organise everything on top of doing our apprenticeships, but we've all learnt a lot."
A group of Cumbria County Council apprentices are taking part in a 10km walk to raise money for a community project.
The team is hoping to be crowned 2014 'Apprentice Team of the Year'.
They're building a garden at Mill Lane Day Services in Walney which is centre for adults with learning disabilities.
Nearly £1 million was allocated for repairs to roads damaged by recent bad weather.
The meeting was told the final bill could reach £2 million.The Council is also going to introduce a "living wage" for its staff from April and freeze its portion of Council tax for another year.
Last night, 13 February, Cumbria County Council agreed on £24m in cuts this year.
It comes as they have to save £90m over the next three years.
The Council did make modifications to six of its original budget proposals. To find out more you can visit their website.
Following hours of often angry and emotional debate Cumbria councillors have agreed on a controversial budget to save £24m this year.
The county council has to save nearly £90m over three years, and that's on top of £88m it has already saved.
The cuts agreed today include the scrapping of subsidised bus routes and introducing on street parking. Council leaders were accused of betraying rural communities.