CLDA

Embattled airport secures £8m lifeline

Carlisle Lake District Airport is to receive a Government grant of up to £8m, a sum that would effectively wipe out its business rates bill for 2020-21.

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.

Cumbria Coastal Activities Centre

Cumbria gains Coastal Communities boost

Chloé Vaughan

Whitehaven Harbour is set to receive £2.45m for a water sports and recreational activities centre as part of the Government’s Coastal Communities Fund.