Cumbria Moorside Nuclear Pitch Site

Cumbria pins fusion nuclear hopes on Moorside

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Sarah Townsend

The 600-acre site adjacent to the Sellafield nuclear complex has been included in a bid to host the UK’s first prototype nuclear fusion plant and surrounding science, technology and business park.

Woodhouse Colliery

Another setback for Woodhouse Colliery 

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Sarah Townsend

Cumbria County Council is to reconsider its decision to approve plans for a coal mine on the coast near Whitehaven, after receiving new information on the UK’s climate change targets.

Copeland Hospital Expansion

Go-ahead for £40m Cumbria hospital scheme

Sarah Townsend

A business case for the second phase of the West Cumberland Hospital redevelopment in Whitehaven has been approved, following completion of the first phase in 2015.

Woodhouse Colliery

Woodhouse Colliery avoids Govt call-in for second time

Sarah Townsend

Plans by West Cumbria Mining to develop a coal mine at a 689-acre site on the St Bees coast near Whitehaven have moved forward after the secretary of state declined to intervene in the local council’s approval.

The Sands Centre Wates

Sands Centre redevelopment kicks off

Sarah Townsend

Main contractor Wates Construction has started work on site to deliver the £21.5m leisure and community hub in Carlisle.

St Cuthbert's Garden Village

Carlisle plots further details of St Cuthbert’s

Sarah Townsend

A masterplan for the development of a 10,000-home ‘garden village’ south of Carlisle in Cumbria is nearing completion as the penultimate stage of consultation opens today.