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 gained its best-ever economic boost of more than £5m from holding Stage Two of the Tour of Britain cycle race in September.
Do you regularly have leftover food? Don't throw it away! Recycle for Cumbria are offering the chance to win a food waste digester - like a composter but better! Cumbria County Counc
Over twelve thousand drains and gullies will be cleared between now and January as part of a council blitz on blocked drains.
Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service are supporting Electrical Safety First to encourage consumers to watch out for fake and substandard goods during Electrical Fire Safety Week.
Cumbria County Council has been awarded £500,000 from the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) for funding repairs to Rights of Way damaged by Storm Desmond.
Work will start next week on the first of three junction improvements on the A590 in Ulverston designed to improve access and unlock employment land for creation of new development and jobs.
Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service, as part of the Fire Kills campaign, is urging people to test their smoke alarms after national research showed that only 28% of all households who own one test them on
Cumbria County Council has awarded a contract for a new bridge to replace Bell Bridge at Sebergham, which was completely washed away by Storm Desmond last winter.
Sprint Bridge near Burneside is reopening to all traffic from 5pm today (Tuesday) following completion of major repair works.
Cumbria County Council's gritters have sprung into action, treating a number of routes on the county's road network for the first time this winter.
Gather all as the red carpet is rolled out at Barrow Library on November 10 from 6pm for the free premiere of six new plays imagining Shakespearean characters let loose in modern day Barrow.
People in Kendal and surrounding areas can pop along to their local Freegle event next weekend to grab a household freebie and give away unwanted items.
Emergency services and local councils across Cumbria are gearing up for what is traditionally the busiest time of the year.
Speaking at a meeting of Cabinet yesterday, Councillor Stewart Young, Leader of Cumbria County Council argued for the need to significantly improve the weather radar system to help better protect Cumb
Carlisle Local Committee recently awarded funding to two teams from Gilford Park Football Club, Carlisle - the Gilford Gillies and Gilford Park Under-9's.
Despite unprecedented national change and turbulence Cumbria County Council remains focussed on reshaping services in the face of yet more government cuts to our funding.
With bonfire night fast approaching , Cumbria County Council's Trading Standards Service are urging people across the county to, Remember, remember the 5th of November, and ensure they have
This week (October 17 - 23) is national Shared Lives Week.
Work on repairs to ensure Victoria Bridge in Kendal and Eden Bridge in Carlisle are protected through the winter has been taking place over the last week.
Cumbria County Council's Fire and Rescue Service is inviting people to apply to become fulltime firefighters.Applications for the firefighter posts can be made online via cumbria.gov.