Sir Bruce Keogh, Director of NHS England, says Cockermouth Health Centre and Community Hospital will make things easier for patients as more can be done for them closer to home.
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A £7million project to make the A66 at Bassenthwaite Lake in Cumbria more flood resilient has been completed this week.
Oak Tree Animals' Charity in Carlisle have been awarded a grant of £14,872 to further develop Blackburn Woods for the community.
Spells of rain overnight will give way to a sunny day tomorrow.