March 2, 2017

MP ATTENDS FUNDING CRISIS MEETING

South Lakes MP Tim Farron attended a meeting with local Head Teachers on February 14th to discuss the funding crisis facing local schools. The Cumbrian branch […]
March 2, 2017

Hospital staff rated “Outstanding”

Following a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) the level of care provided by staff at The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation […]
March 1, 2017

Gruffalo Spotters

If you go down to the woods today with your smartphone in hand, you’re in for a big surprise. The Forestry Commission has teamed up with […]
March 1, 2017

Behind the Green Door…

The annual Green Door Art Trail returns on 8 and 9 April with more than 50 members of the region’s leading artists’ collective taking part.   […]
March 1, 2017

Cumbria Tourism Awards

Tourism businesses from across Cumbria are competing for the prestigious Cumbria Tourism Awards. Now in their 15th year, the awards celebrate the very best of what […]
February 28, 2017

Flood grants coming to an end

On 31st March, South lakeland District Council’s (SLDC) flood grant scheme is ending. If any reader thinks they are eligible for a grant, please contact SLDC […]
February 28, 2017

Fake Parking Charges

Cumbria Trading Standards are warning the general public about a fake email ticket scam purporting to be from some of The British Parking Association (BPA) approved […]
February 28, 2017

“On yer bikes!”

South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) is encouraging businesses to apply for bike parking grants in a bid to get more people cycling. The scheme offers businesses […]
February 28, 2017

Boxing night at the Cumbria Grand

This year saw the 31st anniversary of the annual dinner and boxing evening organised by the Furness and South Lakeland Freemasons. Always a very popular and […]