Cumbria

Pedestrianisation not planned for Penrith

Cumbria Council News Feed - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 16:22

Cumbria County Council would like to confirm to residents, businesses and visitors that pedestrianisation of the town is not being considered as part of any current discussions.
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Coronavirus lockdown: Eight ways the lockdown has changed the UK

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 01:19
After three months of the restrictions, many aspects of everyday life have been transformed.
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Cumbria County Council remembers Srebrenica 25 years on

Cumbria Council News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 18:48

Cumbria County Council will be joining the nationwide initiative to commemorate the Srebrenica genocide of July 1995 - one of the most horrific events of the Bosnian War and the single largest mass murder on European soil since World War Two.
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Update on temporary measures in Penrith

Cumbria Council News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 18:45

A meeting took place with key stakeholders from Penrith today (Friday 3 July) along with county council officers and local Members to review the current temporary restrictions in place on Middlegate, Devonshire Street and Kings Street following the full closure being removed at the end of last week.
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Coronavirus: Aquariums, pubs and hairdressers prepare to reopen

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 13:20
Many businesses are getting ready to welcome customers as lockdown measures are further relaxed.
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Coronavirus: Lake District reports surge in holiday bookings

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:02
With travel restrictions and tight budgets many British people are choosing to holiday at home this year.
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Lake District video diaries record litter and parking problems

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 17:18
Lake District rangers say they spend too much time litter-picking and dealing with errant drivers.
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Coronavirus: Photographs capture highs and lows of life in lockdown

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 16:40
"This is probably the biggest news story of our generation."
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Cumbria Police officers surprise boy on ninth birthday

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:59
A nine-year-old boy from Cumbria gets a special surprise from police on his birthday.
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Coronavirus: New seating plans for cinemas and restaurants

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 01:53
How will social distancing affect going out when cinemas, bars and restaurants reopen in England, on 4 July?
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Coronavirus: Cross-border 'cluster' of virus cases investigated

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 18:50
NHS Dumfries and Galloway confirms nine new cases in Gretna and Annan areas since Monday.
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Keswick flood alleviation project officially unveiled

Cumbria Council News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 18:13

Major engineering works designed to increase the flood resilience of Keswick have been officially opened this week.
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Cumbria County Council given significant financial boost to trial temporary walking and cycling schemes

Cumbria Council News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 18:10

Cumbria County Council have now had confirmation that it has been awarded £260,000 for a range of temporary 'pop up' walking and cycling schemes.
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Night-time road resurfacing work set to start in Carlisle next week

Cumbria Council News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 18:07

Road resurfacing work on Lowther Street, Carlisle, is set to get underway at night-time from Monday 6 July.
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Moorside: Nuclear power schemes proposed for Cumbria site

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 16:49
Two consortia submit proposals to Copeland Council for the abandoned site in Cumbria.
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Resurfacing works on A5092 near Kirkby-in-Furness

Cumbria Council News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 12:37

Essential road repairs and maintenance work is to be carried out on the A5092 near Kirkby-in-Furness, starting on Monday 6 July.
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Carlisle's Household Waste Recycling Centre introduces booking system

Cumbria Council News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:56

Following the re-opening of the Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) on Rome Street in Carlisle last month, a decision has been taken to introduce a booking system from Tuesday 7 July to help prevent the dangerous build-up of traffic in the area.
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Public asked for feedback on COVID outbreak control plan

Cumbria Council News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 17:31

Cumbria has today published its draft COVID-19 Outbreak Control Plan and is inviting feedback from the public and organisations in the county.
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Men jailed for Penrith attack on love rival

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 17:17
They showered their victim with punches and kicks after he went outside to investigate a car horn.
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100 days of lockdown: Birmingham doctor recalls 'fear'

BBC Cumbria News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:04
Staff at City Hospital in Birmingham recall the 100 days since lockdown began.
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