Cumbria local govt rejig proposals jostle for sign-off

Sarah Townsend

Consultations are underway on four competing bids to reorganise local government in Cumbria and parts of Lancashire, to improve service delivery and simplify boundaries between councils and places.

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.