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Cash confirmed for Cumbrian rail plan

Cumbria County Council has secured £7.5m of Government funding to take forward improvements to the Cumbrian coastal railway line, supported by an  £835,000 contribution from the Local Enterprise Partnership.

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Date set for Woodhouse Colliery

West Cumbria Mining will next month find out if its plans for a new metallurgical coal mine at the former Marchon works site near Whitehaven can go ahead.

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Morgan Sindall posts 23% profit hike

The multi-disciplinary contractor has reported group revenue up by 6% to almost £3bn, with pre-tax profit reaching £81.6m in its full year results.

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Council consults on Whitehaven revamp

Copeland Borough Council has launched a survey to help it assess the success of the five-year Whitehaven Townscape Heritage Initiative, which reaches its end in December. 

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Clark offers backing for £20bn Wylfa Newydd

Business and energy secretary Greg Clark has this morning confirmed that the UK Government is to enter a period of negotiations with Hitachi over Wylfa Newydd, the proposed £20bn nuclear power plant on Anglesey.