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The latest news from the County Council is available to you in regular news releases sent to the press and media in Cumbria and Nationally. News Releases contain information and can also include statements from councillors and officers. You can read them for yourself as news releases are arranged in date order. 

Use the menu on the left to select news releases for a particular year, or use the website's search facility to check out particular topics.

For older news releases please got to our News Archive pages.

Latest updates on News in Cumbria

  • 1/12/2014 - Festive fire safety warning

    The risk of dying in an accidental house fire increases by 50 per cent over the festive season so firefighters are calling on Cumbria’s households to put fire safety at the top of their Christmas lists.