Distington's £1m windfall

The west Cumbrian village of Distington has won the lottery.

The Big Lottery has chosen Distington as one of a number of areas across the country to have one million pounds over the next ten years.

It will be up to villagers to decide what to do with the money.


Million pound funding for Cumbrian regeneration

One Copeland community is set to receive an extra dose of Christmas cheer following the news that it has been awarded at least one million pounds of Big Local funding.