Supermarket firm Netto was in negotiations to open a store on the site of Millom Palladium.

A terraced house at Granville Street, Barrow, was offered for sale at £74,950. A terraced house at Manchester Street, Barrow, was £69,950.

Members of the public in Grange were asked what they would like to see built on the site of the former Berners Pool, Berners Close car park and the lido on the Edwardian promenade. The most popular choice was a five star retirement hotel, suggested by a consortium of businesses called Berners Vision Partnership.


The cost to replace Ulverston's burnt out Lightburn Road sports pavilion was put at £60,000. South Lakeland District Council wanted to see the site back in use by next summer.

A terraced house at Kennedy Street, Ulverston, was offered for sale at £41,500. A terraced house at Moor Road, Millom, was £20,000.

Flookburgh playground was to receive £3,000 towards the cost of adventure equipment from the Foundation for Sport and the Arts.

A Cumbria in Bloom tourism award went to the Cavendish Arms at Cartmel with judges praising its orange climbing rose and floral displays, looked after by Bert Frearson, 83.


Barrow Council's transport and fire department was to borrow £32,000 to buy five new buses for the civic fleet operated by Barrow Corporation Transport.

You could earn up to £769 per year as a pharmacy technician working at the Westmorland County Hospital at Kendal.