Councillor Elaine Woodburn, Leader of Copeland Borough Council, has assured people in Egremont that residents in a new hostel for former service personnel will be vetted.
But responses to the news that the hostel has got the go ahead have been mixed:
The old police station in Egremont will be replaced by a hostel for former military personnel who are homeless.
It'll be converted to an 11-bed home, after planners at Copeland Borough Council gave the plans the thumbs up at a meeting on 21 January.
All prospective tenants will be vetted, before being given a place at the hostel.
The name of a man killed in an accident on the A595 at Moota, near to Hays Wood, has been confirmed as Brian Rooney.
The 62 year-old, from Thornhill, Egremont, died in a two vehicle collision at around 3:10pm on Wednesday 21 January.
He had been driving a red Renault Laguna towards Cockermouth, when it collided with a road maintenance vehicle.
A 64 year-old female passenger was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary, but her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
A 48 year-old man from the Brampton area, who was driving the road maintenance vehicle, was also taken to the Cumberland Infirmary with minor injuries.
A £635,000 Highways Agency project to boost safety and reduce congestion around a key junction Cumbria is underway.
The A595 Egremont Road, south of Whitehaven, is to get traffic and pedestrian signals at the T-junction with the local Mirehouse Road.
Work on the improvements started on Monday 5 January and should be completed by Monday 2 March.
Drivers are being advised that some disruption to normal journeys is inevitable during the project.
There will be no entry into or out of Mirehouse Road for about 8 weeks and temporary traffic lights, as well as a 30mph speed limit, will be in place along the A595 itself.
A man's body has been found in Egremont, near the Falcon Club, Croadalla Avenue.
It was found at around 7am, January 2nd.
Enquiries are on going, but at this time the death is not thought to be suspicious.
Vandals have broken into the Sure Start Children's Centre in Egremont in West Cumbria, setting fire to play equipment and smashing the children's crafts.
The offenders set fire to the soft-play flooring, smashed a selection of windmills and destroyed bird-feeders that had been made by the children.
The damage amounts to around £100 and happened on the night of Friday 19th December and Saturday 20th December.
Cumbria Police is appealing for information that may help find those who did it.
A £3.7 million flood defence scheme will be built in Skirting Beck and Whangs Beck in Egremont, it has been announced.
It will reduce the risk of flooding for almost 300 homes in the Orgill, Church View and Castle Croft areas of the town.
Three large flood storage areas will be built; underground watercourses will be replaced, and will have improved inlets; and the current trash screens, which stop blockages from debris in the watercourse, will be replaced.
Funding will come from central government, with contributions from Copeland Community Fund, Home Group and Copeland Borough Council.
Cumbria County Council will also be supporting the scheme.
Design work is currently being carried out, and when the required approvals and funding are in place, minor works will start during the summer of 2015.
The main £3.7 million scheme will commence in the winter of 2015-16.
Police are investigation a robbery from the Co-Operative store on Main Street Egremont.
The theft happened just after 9pm on Saturday, 21 June 2014.
Police would like to speak with two men in connection with the incident (pictured above).
Anyone with any information or who may be able to identify the two men pictured is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101 and ask for PC Dan Hindle.
Alternatively they can call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The Tour de France provided the perfect backdrop for a Cumbrian couple, who tied the knot at the finish line in Harrogate.
Newly weds Janette and Robbie, from Egremont, say they are cycling mad.
They got married at the finish line in Harrogate.
An 11-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after he was hit by a car.
It happened on Main Street in Egremont, Cumbria, at 8:08am today, Tuesday 17 June.
The boy was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary by air ambulance. The extent of his injuries is still unknown.
A 25-year-old woman, who was driving the red Citroen DS3, was shaken but not injured.
The road is now open after it was closed for a few hours and Cumbria Police has thanked motorists for their patience.