Millions invested in local hospital

HM Treasury has approved funding for the £91.6m redevelopment of West Cumberland Hospital.

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West Cumberland Hospital redevelopment approved

A much-needed redevelopment of the West Cumberland Hospital has finally been given the go-ahead after two years of planning.

Work on the ninety-one million pound project could begin before the end of the year, with the new hospital up and running by 2015. It will reduce the number of patients having to travel to Carlisle or Newcastle for operations

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