Copeland Businesses urged to apply for grants before deadline

BUSINESSES in Copeland are being urged to apply for cash grants before the deadline expires at the end of August. Copeland Council has so far awarded over £16 million to more than 1,400 businesses across the borough that were eligible for financial support due to the...

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway reopens

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway has reopened  to the public as of Thursday 30th July. If you wish to join us please call 01229 717171 to book tickets. These tickets will be charged at standard fares with upgrade for the 1st Class Carriage option. 10:25 &...

‘Shop Local’ campaign launched in Copeland

COPELAND residents are being urged to ‘Shop Local’ to support the borough’s retail and business sector. Copeland Council and Elected Mayor Mike Starkie have today launched the ‘Shop Local: Keep it in Copeland’ campaign to highlight and promote the wealth of excellent...

Pupils share exciting community plans for Whitehaven

SCHOOL pupils behind ambitious plans for an outdoor community gym and teen-shelter have taken part in a competition to further their support for the project. Pupils from Valley School, in Whitehaven, were asked to create a poem, poster, presentation, picture or video...

Coming soon to Copeland: New beach cafe

A NEW beach café at Silecroft is a step nearer after the project was granted planning permission this week. The café, which will replace the current temporary structure, has been given the go ahead by planners at the Lake District National Park Authority. It is part...