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Council urges businesses to get on their 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...

Market Place improvement work to start

Work is due to start in just over a month’s time on the first elements of a scheme to improve Kendal’s historic Market Place. South...

A Coastal Community Team for Morecambe Bay

Morecambe Bay Partnership and South Lakeland District Council are delighted to announce success for Morecambe Bay in the latest round of Coastal Community Teams...

Leading empty homes boss visits South Lakeland

The boss of a national charity that works to bring empty homes back into use for people in housing need attended Cumbria’s empty property...

Omega Plastics help Cumbrian eco entrepreneur shear her way to international success

Business is booming for Cumbrian entrepreneur Sally Phillips, inventor of the ‘Chimney Sheep’, a unique, environmentally friendly draught excluder which prevents heat loss from...

Have your say on Options for Former Grange Lido Site

Residents will be able to give their feedback on the future of Grange’s historic 1930s former lido site this week. A consultation event is being...

Lake district hotel donates furniture stock to charity

The refurbishment of a Lake District hotel has allowed a local charity to take delivery of a range of furniture items to give to...

Conlon begins multi-million redevelopment on Lake District hotel

Preston-based Conlon Construction adds another multi-million project to its portfolio as it begins work on a Lake District hotel. Funded by English Lakes Hotels Resorts...

Solar panel scheme produces major carbon savings

A project that installed solar panels on South Lakeland District Council (SLDC)’s main office has resulted in significantly reduced carbon emissions. Over the past 12...

Planned road works in the North West: summary for Monday 9 to Sunday 15...

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 6 January and could be...

Plastic and card collections to start in Grange

Some of the final areas in South Lakeland are to receive new blue recycling bags ready for the start of plastic and cardboard kerbside...

New rounds of EU funding available for Cumbria

Three new economic development and business support programmes have been launched in Cumbria as part of the allocation of remaining EU funding streams available...

Community grant applications open

Applications are now open for the next round of grants under a scheme that has seen more than £700,000 awarded to community projects over...

Burneside Parish Council issue call for sites

A South Lakeland community are urging residents to suggest potential development sites in Burneside. The ‘call for sites’ will help form Burneside’s Neighbourhood Plan, which...

Councillor budget cash supports community projects

Money from a councillor’s locality budget scheme could be used to help fund the refurbishment of the foyer area at a popular Ulverston venue. South...

Council Tax reductions help support most vulnerable

A scheme that reduces the amount of Council Tax paid by the most vulnerable people in South Lakeland will continue in 2017/18.

Council Supports Gully Clearing Blitz

South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) is supporting a blitz on blocked drains in the district. Cumbria County Council is undertaking a special one-off programme of...

Christmas Waste and Recycling Collections

Residents are being reminded about changes to waste and recycling collections over the Christmas and New Year period.

Pupils’ posters tackle dog poop problem

Youngsters at an Ulverston primary school are really getting the message across about the impact of dog fouling.

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