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Big funding news for Distington

One Copeland community is set to receive an extra dose of Christmas cheer following the news that it has been awarded at least £1m of Big Local funding.

Iconic Beacon nationally recognised

The Beacon has once again achieved Museum Accreditation status.

Egremont eye-sore demolished

We have demolished a half built structure on Egremont Market Place after the owners failed to improve the appearance and condition of the site.

Beaches gain top Seaside Awards

Copeland's beautiful beaches have once again been recognised for their fantastic facilities and cleanliness.

More protection for park home residents

The Department for Communities and Local Government has introduced a new set of laws designed to give more protection to people who live in mobile homes. This should be good news for the 700 park home owners in Copeland.

Keeping your cemeteries safe

We are testing all the headstones and memorials in our cemeteries to make sure they are still standing secure.

South Shore car park closed

The car park at South Shore in Whitehaven is now closed after a request from the police.

Budget unanimously passed

We have now passed our budget for the coming year, 2014/15, with a unanimous vote at a Full Council meeting.

Grants for flood work available

Copeland homeowners will be given a helping hand to make their homes more flood resilient thanks to a new government grant scheme.

Free tours of landmark building

Would you like to see inside one of Whitehaven's most recognisable buildings as it begins its transformation into a Foyer?

Copeland villages in national top ten

An interesting piece of research has named three Copeland villages as among the most desirable in the UK.


Win a free family pass to the Beacon Museum

We are currently undertaking a survey about visitors to The Beacon Museum. 

Cold weather support for rough sleepers

HELP is on hand for rough sleepers should icy weather strike this winter.

Moorside Consultation - Have your say

Moorside Consultation gets off to a flying start


Virtual tour of new West Cumberland Hospital

With less than five months to go until the opening of the new West Cumberland Hospital, a new video gives people the chance to look inside the new £90 million state-of-the-art building.


NuGen announces new Chief Executive Officer

NuGen, the UK new nuclear build developer, has announced that Tom Samson will take over as Chief Executive Officer to lead the company’s Moorside Project. 


Young people to have their say about Moorside

NuGen has been working hard to engage with young people as part of its public
consultation on plans for the Moorside Power Station. 

Positive feedback from West Cumberland Hospital

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust has received positive feedback from those treated on its wards in the latest national inpatient survey published by the Care Quality Commission.

Giant Steps being made at Stepping Stones

Work has now started on the long awaited £205k extension to the Millom Stepping Stones Nursery on St George’s Road.  The new extension will allow the nursery to have an additional 50 new places available for the children in the town and surrounding areas.


NuGen welcomes news from National Grid

 NuGen welcomed news that following extensive public consultation the National Grid has announced they have chosen a corridor for their North West Coast Connections project to connect Moorside.

NuGen ‘on the road’ film goes live

NuGen's video for Moorside Project consultation.

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