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Cumbria tops heritage index

Districts in Cumbria spanned the top five areas for heritage in the North West, according to the 2016 RSA Heritage Index. South Lakeland made the national top 10, while Liverpool was overthrown by Bristol as top heritage city.

Cumbria Pipeline Project

Final consent for £300m Cumbria water pipeline

United Utilities has received the last of three planning approvals needed to progress with a £300m pipeline project across West Cumbria, linking Thirlmere reservoir to the rest of its regional network.

VHE wins Barrow business park preparatory works

Cumbria County Council has appointed Yorkshire-based environmental contractor VHE Construction to a £1.3m package of works to remediate dockland as it kickstarts a stalled business park development.

RSK urges firms to prepare for new environmental rules

Specialist land remediation and environmental science consultancy RSK Group is holding a series of briefings for property professionals ahead of the expected changes to ISO14001, the main environmental management system, due to be published later this month.

Cumbria and Colwyn earmarked for tidal lagoon plants

Renewable energy company Tidal Lagoon Power has announced that it is looking at sites in West Cumbria and Colwyn Bay to form part of a series of six full-scale tidal lagoon power plants along the UK's West coast.

Five seaside projects share £4m

Blackpool, Morecambe Bay, South Ribble, Furness and Copeland are among the coastal areas across England to benefit from a £36m programme.