Residents in Cockermouth have voted in favour of a new planning order which allows alterations to businesses and shop fronts without planning permission.
Steve Robinson from Allerdale Borough Council told ITV Border what it means for the town:
More top news
A look ahead at the forecast for the Border region.
Mr Justice Green sentenced three men to a total of more than 50 years in prison, for the "evil" killing of 14-year-old Jordan Watson.
Video interviews police conducted with the three men who killed Carlisle schoolboy Jordan Watson have been released.