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People in North Lancashire and South Cumbria have been paying tribute to His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who has died at the age of 99. Buckingham Palace issued a statement just after midday on Friday 9th April saying “it is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death […]

The local council in your area is changing. The Government is looking to replace our current 2 tier district / county councils to 1 tier ‘unitary’ authorities. This is the biggest shake up of council boundaries since 1974 and the change will affect us all. There are 4 proposals: • The Bay – Proposed by […]

As the county prepares for the next step in the easing of lockdown rules new COVID-19 cases dropped to numbers last seen in September, with 81 new infections recorded in week ending 2 April, down from 134 the previous week. While there was some variation between districts, the infection rate in Cumbria (16/100k) remains below […]

The newly-appointed chief executive of the region’s air ambulance has described his pride at joining the charity. David Stockton brings decades of experience in the commercial sector to the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS). The 49-year-old had previously ran his own businesses, focussing primarily on healthcare and retail in the Teesside and Tyneside areas. […]

A West Cumbrian businessman has been royally appointed to be this year’s High Sheriff of Cumbria. David Beeby was appointed as Cumbria’s new High Sheriff at a virtual declaration ceremony held on 31st March. He succeeds Julie Barton in the ceremonial role. David was born and brought up in Nottinghamshire where his family has farmed […]

People are being urged not to miss their chance to have their say in upcoming elections with less than two weeks left to register to vote, and apply for a postal vote. The deadline for applying online to register to vote is Monday 19th April, and anyone wishing to apply for a postal vote must […]

Cumbria Library Service will be holding a range of virtual events for children to join during the Easter holiday period. From meeting bestselling authors to getting creative in crazy cartoon workshops, there is something for children of all age groups. The events will run from Monday 12 to Friday 16 April and all events are […]

Walking football is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. Garstang FC now have their own team. David Graham, the Liaison Officer for Garstang Walking Football Team told us: “I joined a walking football club a few years ago, initially just for a kick about and quite enjoyed it. When the COVID pandemic […]

Ahead of the Easter holidays Cumbria’s Local Resilience Forum is reassuring residents that plans are in place to manage the expected increase in visitor numbers to the county. Welcoming visitors back is critically important for the county’s economic recovery from COVID-19 and in supporting people’s health and wellbeing, but local communities have understandable concerns about […]

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has agreed a further detailed programme of investment in highways infrastructure over the next year. The council has already outlined how it will spend most of its £45.8m highways budget on improvements to vital infrastructure such as roads, streetlights, bridges, and walking and cycling facilities. This is a £14m increase on […]