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  • Cumbria County Council Budget Consultation 2020/2021

    Each year Cumbria County Council consults with you on its budget and on any proposed Council Tax increase. This year we also want to talk about the Council’s plans for the future, our transformation work and our proposals to help the council continue to deliver vital services to the people of... More
    Opened 14 November 2019
  • School Funding Formula for 2020-21

    National Funding Formula A national funding formula was introduced for schools from 2018-19 and as in previous years in 2020-21 local authorities will continue to decide, following consultation with their schools and Schools Forum, whether this formula is applied or a locally... More
    Opened 30 October 2019
  • 2021-22 School Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools

    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 at the school. Admissions arrangments are determined by admission authorities. Cumbria County Council (the local... More
    Opened 22 October 2019
  • BT Payphone Removal Consultation 2019

    BT are currently running a 90 day consultation in respect to the potential removal or ‘adoption’ of BT payphone kiosks across South Lakeland. If you have any comments on one of the identified payphones in your local area, the Council would appreciate your input. Specifically whether... More
    Opened 26 September 2019
  • Draft Council Plan 2020-2030

    Allerdale Borough Council has devised a draft Council Plan which outlines the Council's priorities and objectives for the next ten years. In putting this plan together we have developed the priorities and objectives that we believe will help to make Allerdale a place where our communities... More
    Opened 24 September 2019
  • Proposed closure of The Abbey Residential Care Home and options for the future

    Staveley is a unique and vibrant Lake District village that serves a wide area and is a hub for local enterprise and business. One of the main challenges the village faces is the availability of suitable homes which serve local needs and support the community’s wider ambitions for future... More
    Opened 23 September 2019
  • Local Plan (Part 2) (Site Allocations) Main Modifications

    The Council submitted the Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2) to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government for examination in January 2019, and public hearings were held during May 2019. As a result of representations received and following the public hearings a number of... More
    Opened 20 September 2019
  • Carlisle Station Gateway and Citadels

    In July this year, the Leaders of the Borderlands Councils and UK and Scottish Government Ministers signed an agreement setting out the framework, projects and programmes that are included in the Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal. This has secured a £394.5 million investment package for projects... More
    Opened 18 September 2019
  • Polling District Review 2019

    We would welcome any comments or submissions you would like to make to assist us in the Polling District Review 2019. All responses will be analysed once the consultation period is complete, and taken into account when deciding on our final recommendations. More
    Opened 16 September 2019
  • Heron Hill adult outdoor gym equipment

    Would you like to see this in your area? Would you like to improve your fitness with outdoor equipment? Beck Community Centre and your ward councillors have raised funds to develop a fitness trail in this area. We would like to create a route linking your playgrounds and green spaces... More
    Opened 28 August 2019
  • Reissued Whitehaven Community Plan Survey

    Following the recent parish council elections, Whitehaven Town Council members are reissuing their survey looking for residents’ views on a range of topics. With support from ACTion with Communities in Cumbria, the Town Council will use responses, and those already provided, to assist... More
    Opened 6 August 2019
  • Penrith Town Council Business Plan 2019-2023

    Penrith Town Council's Business Plan will influence the budget process and resource allocation of the Council. The Business Plan is flexible to meet changing demands as the District Council further devolves services. It has also accommodated emerging feedback from the information gathered from the... More
    Opened 1 August 2019
  • Penrith Town Council Community Feedback

    Penrith Town Council Officers and Councillors work as a team to deliver high quality services to the Penrith Community. We hope to get it right most of the time and would love to hear from you when we do. If we do sometimes get things wrong, or you feel our services are generally not up to... More
    Opened 1 August 2019
  • Penrith Town Council 'Have your Say' on how we engage with you

    Penrith Town Council believes that community engagement is the cornerstone of good local governance, and an integral component in how we conduct our affairs and how we reflect the expressed needs of our local community. ‘Having your Say‘ is a way of participating in what the Council does or... More
    Opened 17 June 2019
  • Kendal Fell Management Plan Feedback

    This consultation page will enable the capture of any feedback regarding the Kendal Fell Management Plan. Feedback will be taken into account when moving forward with the Plan. It will only be used for the purposes of the Kendal Fell Management Plan. South Lakeland District Council's privacy... More
    Opened 11 June 2019
  • Carlisle Southern Link Road Consultation

    As part of developing an improved road network in and around Carlisle, Cumbria County Council, working with partners, has developed the Carlisle Southern Link Road (CSLR) scheme. Government announced on 14 February 2019 that funding has been approved to build the road. The need to improve... More
    Opened 31 May 2019
  • Proposals for changes to how children and young people with additional needs are supported in education

    In England, Resourced Provision (RP) is one way we can meet the needs of children and young people who require additional support in education, but who do not require the full range of support offered by Special Schools. In this consultation we are proposing changes to our approach to Resourced... More
    Opened 23 May 2019
  • PROVISION OF CATTLEGRID AND BYPASS ON THE C5004 ELTERWATER TO COLWITH ROAD

    Cumbria County Council hereby gives notice that it intends to:- 1. Place a Cattlegrid on the Elterwater to Colwith Road forming part of the highway known as the C5004 and belonging to the Highway Authority; and 2. Place a By-pass on the Elterwater to Colwith Road not forming part of the... More
    Opened 28 March 2019
  • Homeless Strategy

    Nationally and locally homelessness is increasing. This is reflected in the rising numbers of homeless presentations here in South Lakeland. The other notable increase is the number of people presenting with other needs which can be complex in nature such as drug and alcohol issues, and mental... More
    Opened 7 March 2019
  • Whitehaven Community Plan

    Whitehaven Town Council members have been talking to residents about current concerns and ideas for the future. With support from ACTion with Communities in Cumbria, the Town Council are writing a Community Plan, based on these conversations. This online survey will build on information... More
    Opened 6 March 2019
  • Health and Wellbeing Week Evaluation - February 2019

    We would be grateful if you could complete this short survey to let us know your opinions of the different activities that have taken place throughout Health and Wellbeing Week. Your feedback will be used to plan future events and activities. It should take no more than 5 minutes to complete.... More
    Opened 1 March 2019
  • Rural Survey 2019

    We want to collect your views on Neighbourliness, access to finance in rural communities and sense check the key rural issues for you. More
    Opened 27 February 2019
  • Lake District Communities and World Heritage Status

    The Lake District became a World Heritage Site in 2017. ACTion with Communities in Cumbria is working with the Lake District National Park Partnership to find out what World Heritage Status means for the people who live and work in Cumbria. This survey is part of a drive to raise awareness... More
    Opened 13 February 2019
  • Penrith Neighbourhood Development Plan (PNDP) Regulation 14 Consultation

    Penrith Town Council has been producing a Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) for the parish area of Penrith. The initial consultation, which took place early in 2017, provided the comments that helped shape the policies and supporting actions in the plan and were based on what residents and... More
    Opened 4 February 2019
  • Children, Young People and Families Wellbeing Model

    The way the council delivers the 0-19 Healthy Child Programme and Early Help services in Cumbria is changing. We are now consulting on proposals for a new integrated Children, Young People and Families Wellbeing Model. We are proposing to develop an approach based around Family Hubs... More
    Opened 21 December 2018
  • Review of polling districts and polling places

    Allerdale Borough Council is conducting a review of all polling districts and places in the Allerdale area. The Returning Officer’s submission and proposals relating to each polling district is available in the document below. Electors within the borough may make... More
    Opened 20 December 2018
  • Draft Integrated Risk Management Plan 2019-2023

    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 for 2019-2023. Currently, the service has an IRMP covering the period 2016-2020, however this document is... More
    Opened 20 December 2018
  • Budget 2019/20 and Priorities Consultation

    Our 2018 Residents Survey has provided us with valuable information on a range of issues including how residents view the area, how satisfied people are with our services, which services are most and least important to people, and whether people would be prepared for the Council’s share of... More
    Opened 11 December 2018
  • Copeland Speed Limit Review

    A number of speed limits in Copeland have been assessed as a result of local residents concerns being reported to the council and Police, as well as other changes in the use of the road informed by traffic data. The proposals include: Extension of the 40mph restriction on the A5086 at... More
    Opened 10 December 2018
  • Kendal Markets User Survey 2018

    Kendal’s street market takes place on Wednesday and Saturday. The indoor market is open six days a week. More
    Opened 26 November 2018
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