The full application to be debated at Monday's meeting is for both an ambulance station and a workshop to the north of the hospital building with dedicated access to both. Principal Planning Officer Carlos Clarke said:
The benefits of the proposed development do not outweigh the significant adverse landscape
impacts that would result and it it has not been demonstrated that alternatives to the proposed site are not available or that the landscape impacts can be satisfactorily mitigated."
More top news
A campaign group in Kendal is calling for the speed limit to be lowered to 20 miles per hour on all the town's roads.
A look ahead at another wintry day.
We're showing some of the best weather photos, after Cumbria and the South of Scotland were hit by heavy snow.