KATHERINE FAIRCLOUGH NTS 2018

Cumbria pushes on with Combined Authority plan

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Neil Tague

A Cumbria County Council cabinet report has asked that chief executive Katherine Fairclough be authorised to submit a business case to Government that would see it and six district councils replaced by a new body.

St Cuthbert's Garden Village

Cumbria opens tender for Carlisle link road

Sarah Townsend

The county council has launched the search for a contractor to design and build the Carlisle Southern Link Road, a key piece of infrastructure intended to help unlock the proposed 10,000-home St Cuthbert’s Garden Village.

Cumbrian Homes Carleton Manor Park

Cumbrian Homes winds up after 49 years

Dan Whelan

The Penrith-based housebuilder closed its doors on Friday leaving 17 staff redundant after a proposed takeover of the firm fell through due to the impact of Covid-19. 

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Kendal maps out town centre refresh   

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Sarah Townsend

A regeneration strategy for the Cumbrian town earmarks 11 areas for redevelopment, including the Station Gateway, Blackhall Road and Gooseholme Park, to help secure its long-term future.

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Cash confirmed for Cumbrian rail plan

Cumbria County Council has secured £7.5m of Government funding to take forward improvements to the Cumbrian coastal railway line, supported by an  £835,000 contribution from the Local Enterprise Partnership.

West Cumbria Mining Woodhouse Colliery

Date set for Woodhouse Colliery

West Cumbria Mining will next month find out if its plans for a new metallurgical coal mine at the former Marchon works site near Whitehaven can go ahead.