Hundreds of people in Cockermouth yesterday voted in favour of new authority to decide if planning decisions should be de-regulated for shops on the high street.
Certain shops will now be able to expand their businesses, turn them into cafes, change their shop fronts and change windows and doors without planning permission.
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