Latest News

  • 'Worrying picture' over baby's death - The sudden, unexplained death of a 13-month-old girl who may have suffered a sexual assault presented a "very, very worrying picture," a court hears.
  • Tidal energy plan for Solway Firth - Plans are drawn up for a multi-million pound tidal energy project which could link the south-west of Scotland with Cumbria.
  • Hairy Biker gets honorary fellowship - Dave Myers - one half of celebrity cooks The Hairy Bikers - is awarded an honorary fellowship by the University of Cumbria.
  • Fears over fire response times - Emergency response times in part of Cumbria could increase if proposals to close the fire station go ahead, the Fire Brigade Union (FBU) warns.
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What's happening in Cumbria

  • Avoid Your Home Flooding

  • BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.


  • Push For Local Apprenticeships

  • INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Cumbria council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.

  • Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

  • BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

  • Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

  • LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

  • Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

  • GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Cumbria community.

  • Dealing With Stress At Work

  • ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

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