AN application has been submitted to install a CCTV camera at a hotel in the town centre.

A proposal has been put forward by Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council to South Lakeland District Council to install a security camera at The Royal Hotel in Kirkby Lonsdale.

The hotel, which is a Grade II listed building, is in the 'optimum location' for a camera to be placed.

According to the plans, the proposal has been put forward 'in the interests of public safety'.