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New coal mine in west Cumbria given green light

Cumbria County Council has approved an application to create a new coal mine off the county's coast. It will now go to the UK Government for final approval.

Hospitality businesses fear the worst in the wake of 'rule of six' introduction

Despite a slight recovery for the hospitality sector, partially thanks to the 'eat out to help out' scheme, new measures are seen to be a further blow to the industry. There are concerns that the 'rule of six' will hinder the sector's chance to recover

Celebrities support tourism in Cumbria

They're among the celebrities trying to encourage more people to holiday in Cumbria as part of the recovery campaign to bring more staycationers to the area through the quieter autumn and winter seasons.