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Cumbria County Council agree £24m cuts

Councillors voted on a raft of cuts in order to save £24 million this year.

The Council has to save nearly £90 million over three years due to cuts in central government funding.

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Protestors attend Cumbria County Council budget meeting

Protestors from various unions are attending Cumbria County Council's budget meeting in Kendal. Councillors are due to vote on a raft of cuts in order to save £24 million this year.

The Council has to save nearly £90 million over three years due to cuts in central government funding.

Proposals include operational changes to fire and rescue services and cuts to subsidised bus services.

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