The latest news from the County Council available to you in regular news releases sent to the press and media in Cumbria and Nationally.
News Releases can also include statements from councillors and officers. Past news releases are grouped by year and month, for older news releases please got to our News Archive pages.
Cumbria County Council will be carrying out essential road maintenance work in Ambleside at the beginning of next month.
During February half term, many children across Cumbria will be spending more time in the kitchen with their parents, carers and families.
Right now in Carlisle and Eden there is an urgent need for more foster carers to provide supportive, safe and happy homes for children who for whatever reason can't live with their birth families.
People in Barrow and surrounding areas can come along to their local Freegle event next weekend to grab a household freebie and give away any unwanted items.
Residents who were evacuated last night (11 January) due to the fire on Abbey Road, Barrow, have been given advice about returning to their properties.
Over 70 firefighters from Cumbria County Council Fire and Rescue Service were required to tackle a major blaze at a Barrow pub last night.
Work will start next week on the final phase of a road and drainage scheme on High Sand Lane and Main Street, Cockermouth.
Thousands of Cumbrian schoolchildren are to get specialist training in how to ride their bikes safely over the next three years.
Cumbria County Council is encouraging smokers in the county to contact their local pharmacy to access free support to quit, as a new Public Health England campaign reveals that 45 people a day die of
Today, 1 January 2017 HM Lord-Lieutenant of Cumbria, Mrs Claire Hensman, has announced several Cumbrians who will be receiving a UK Honour in 2017, and is also encouraging local residents to consider
Cumbrians can now borrow, download and enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks from the comfort of your living room, or on the move.
Cumbria County Council has submitted plans for an exciting £3m project to create new facilities at a special school in Kendal.
Smokers in Cumbria are being encouraged to celebrate Christmas this year by using local services to help them quit, and treat themselves and their loved ones to an extra special gift as they improve t
Poultry keepers are reminded of the need to protect their flocks in light of the recent confirmed case of Avian Influenza in Lincolnshire.
A new nursery is set to open in Ulverston following the intervention of Cumbria County Council; ensuring childcare will be available to meet the needs of local families.
Cumbria County Council will continue to provide key services over the Christmas and New Year period.
A sustainable transport project to reduce visitor car travel around Cumbria has scooped a top regional award from industry experts.
Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) teams are supporting a new Highways England road safety campaign - 'When it Rains, It Kills.
Cumbria County Council has trialled a 'revolutionary' new product designed to make road surfaces stronger and more durable.
Today Cumbria County Council has announced that it has appointed Katherine Fairclough as its new Chief Executive.