Whitehaven Academy

Whitehaven Academy vision revealed

The 900-place school, featuring 72,000 sq ft of education and amenity space, is set to open in 2021 with Wates attached as main contractor.

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.

Wind Farms

Kirkby Moor wind farm secures new lease of life

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

An appeal which fought for the life of a wind farm in Cumbria to be extended until 2027 has been allowed by a planning inspector, after a detailed examination which rested on a Collins English Dictionary definition.