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  • South Lakeland Business Premises Survey 2017

    Each year we carry out a Business Premises Survey to help provide an up-to-date assessment of the supply and demand of business premises in South Lakeland. This helps us to better plan for how much land we need to allocate for employment uses through our Local Plan. We also use this survey to... More
    Closed 12 January 2018
  • Draft Budget Consultation 2018-19

    Despite ongoing uncertainty around the funding of public services Cumbria County Council remains focussed on the future and on track to deliver millions of pounds worth of savings whilst protecting the most essential council services. Since 2011 the Council has made savings of £214million.... More
    Closed 8 January 2018
  • Integrated Risk Management Plan 2016-2020: Year 3 Action Plan (2018/19)

    Following approval by Cumbria County Council’s Cabinet, Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) has launched a public consultation on its Integrated Risk Management Plan 2016-2020 - Year 3 Action Plan (2018/19). In 2016 CFRS approved a four year strategy which outlined the challenges facing... More
    Closed 8 January 2018
  • Publication of the Development Management Policies DPD

    South Lakeland District Council has prepared a Development Management Policies Development Plan Document (DPD) for South Lakeland outside the National Parks. This document will provide detailed policies that will be used in the determination of planning applications, and help manage and shape the... More
    Closed 14 December 2017
  • Publication Arnside & Silverdale AONB Development Plan Document

    Together with Lancaster City Council, we are preparing a dedicated Development Plan Document (DPD) for the whole of the Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The DPD will form part of both local authorities' Local Plans. It will identify sites for new housing and... More
    Closed 14 December 2017
  • Maryfell play area survey 2017

    Maryfell play area sits within the heart of the residential area of Maryfell in the picturesque market town of Sedbergh. It is one of only two play areas in the town and is therefore a valuable play facility for the local residents of Maryfell and surrounding properties. The current play area is... More
    Closed 8 December 2017
  • Consultation on proposed admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools for 2019-20

    All schools must have admission arrangements that clearly set out how children will be admitted, including the criteria that will be applied if there are more applications than places available at the school. Admission arrangements are determined by admission authorities. Cumbria County Council... More
    Closed 13 November 2017
  • National Funding Formula and School Funding for 2018-19 and 2019-20

    Following a national consultation in December 2016, the Department for Education (DfE) has announced that the National Funding Formula (NFF) will be available to be introduced from the 2018-19 financial year, with application to maintained schools from April 2018 and for academies from September... More
    Closed 10 November 2017
  • Sockbridge & Tirril Community Led Plan 2017-2027

    The questionnaire is an attempt to measure support for suggestions made by villagers in the last twelve months and other ideas from Cumbria. With the responses from this survey, we will produce an action plan for the next ten years. The plan will show what needs to be done, by when and by who.... More
    Closed 6 November 2017
  • Silloth Library Consultation

    Cumbria County Council is committed to libraries. They are about more than books. They are community hubs providing access to a huge range of resources, experiences and learning. In Silloth the library is based in The Discovery Centre, which is owned by Allerdale Borough Council, from... More
    Closed 6 November 2017
  • Kendal Parks play area survey 2017

    The play areas known as Kendal Parks currently comprise of Hayclose Crescent, Hayclose Road, Howe Bank and Murley Moss. All four areas are fairly small and offer limited play value, the equipment is now old and worn and some items have been removed as they are no longer fit for use. With more... More
    Closed 30 October 2017
  • Abbot Hall play area survey 2017

    Abbot Hall Park is a popular park situated in the centre of Kendal. It has a play area, a bowling green and open spaces for visitors of all ages to enjoy. We are seeking funds to improve the play area for local residents and visitors by redesigning it and installing new equipment. The... More
    Closed 3 October 2017
  • Public Space Protection Order Survey 2017

    In 2012 the council carried out the Clean Streets Consultation which considered introducing Dog Control Orders. More than 1,000 people responded and afterconsidering the responses the orders were put in place. Since Dog Control Orders were put in place, we focused on prevention through... More
    Closed 1 October 2017
  • Health Needs Assessment 2017

    As part of the Better Health at Work Award, in partnership with TUC and the NHS, we are carrying out this confidential Health Needs Assessment to get a baseline indication of workplace health and wellbeing. We will use the data gathered from this survey to gather aspirations and make... More
    Closed 29 September 2017
  • Pooley Bridge Design Options

    The county council is consulting on design options for the new Pooley Bridge. The public are asked to provide feedback on three designs, developed following the first phase of public consultation in July/August 2017. Links to additional information about how the bridges could be constructed... More
    Closed 28 September 2017
  • Proposal to dedesignate Allonby South Bathing Water

    Overview Water quality of our bathing waters and beaches is better now than it has been for decades. Bathing waters are beaches, lakes or ponds that are popular with bathers and have been designated under the Bathing Water Directive. The Bathing Water Directive mandates that bathing waters... More
    Closed 22 September 2017
  • Consultation on proposed changes to Hensingham library

    We are consulting on proposed changes to Hensigham library. More
    Closed 8 September 2017
  • Consultation on proposed changes to Kells library

    We are consulting on proposed changes to Kells library More
    Closed 8 September 2017
  • Consultation on proposed changes to Mirehouse library

    We are consulting on changes to Mirehouse library. More
    Closed 8 September 2017
  • Car parks survey 2017

    Car parks in South Lakeland are an important service across all communities in South Lakeland, they also provide valuable income to support a wide range of council services. South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) is reviewing the car parking operation and seeking the views of those who use SLDC... More
    Closed 4 September 2017
  • Cumbria Design Guide - Consultation

    The updated version of the Cumbria Design Guide will replace the current version which has been in place since 1997 and is used to guide the County Council’s responses to planning applications in its role as Local Highway Authority. Key changes in the Design Guide are:- Ensuring... More
    Closed 4 September 2017
  • Skelton Parish Community Action Plan 2017-22

    Skelton Parish Council are reviewing the 2011-2016 Community Action Plan to produce a revised 5 year Action Plan. A strategic part of this review is a household survey which is based on previous surveys which identified key issues for local people. Topics include Transport and Access, Community... More
    Closed 31 August 2017
  • Rural Services Survey

    ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) is seeking your views on the importance of rural services in Cumbria. The results of this short survey will be used to identify solutions and promote action. ACT facilitates the Cumbria Rural Panel, a new discussion forum on rural issues. This is the... More
    Closed 31 August 2017
  • Pooley Bridge - design concept feedback

    The council has commissioned Knight Architects to lead the work on the concept design stage of the new Pooley Bridge development. As part of that work they are seeking feedback from the public to help inform the development of design options for the new bridge. You can share your views about... More
    Closed 9 August 2017
  • Talk to us about Day Services

    We are keen to find out more from those who directly use Day Care services but we would also like to hear from family members, carers and those who provide these services. What do you currently do? What sort of activities do you get involved with? Do you like making music or are you into... More
    Closed 31 July 2017
  • Resourced Provision for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

    As part of our review of our current Resourced Provision model we are seeking to: Remove provision for which there is little demand or where need can be met through more local solutions Develop fair provision across the county so that, regardless of where children live they can... More
    Closed 26 July 2017
  • Development Management Policies DPD: Pre-publication Consultation

    South Lakeland District Council is currently preparing a Development Management Policies Development Plan Document (DPD). This document will set out the criteria against which planning applications will be considered including design and environmental standards. It will contain new planning... More
    Closed 17 July 2017
  • Pre-publication Consultation on the Arnside & Silverdale AONB Development Plan Document

    Together with Lancaster City Council, we are preparing a dedicated Development Plan Document (DPD) for the whole of the Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The DPD will form part of both authorities' Local Plans. It will identify sites for new housing and employment to... More
    Closed 17 July 2017
  • Quality of Life Survey 2017

    To help make sure the decisions we make are right for South Lakeland, a survey was carried out so we can be certain that we are dealing with the issues that matter to you. The questionnaire asked the public for their opinions on aspects of the quality of life in their local area, public... More
    Closed 7 July 2017
  • Windermere: Lake Action Plan 2017 to 2022

    South Lakeland District Council and the Lake District National Park Authority have been reviewing the Windermere Management Strategy 2011 to produce a refreshed six year Lake Action Plan to address important issues for the Lake’s management. The draft Action Plan has been developed through... More
    Closed 9 June 2017
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