A £25m revamp of Carlisle airport which would see passenger flights across the UK and Ireland looks set to go ahead after the local council granted permission.
The Stobart Group who own the site say that today's decision could bring 500 jobs to the area. Opponents are still considering whether or not to appeal against it.
More top news
A shoplifting pensioner who threatened supermarket staff with a knife as he tried to flee has been sent to prison
According to Cumbria Police, motorcyclists have the highest rate of collisions and casualties per mile travelled
Three brothers from Cumbria have become the first people to swim across the two biggest and most powerful whirlpools in the world.