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  • Draft - Private Sector Housing Enforcement Policy

    The enforcement policy for private sector housing has been updated to reflect additional legislation, and to better deal with and target the small minority of bad landlords. Landlords are invited to comment on the new draft Private Sector Housing Enforcement Policy. It explains how Eden... More
    Closed 4 March 2009
  • Place Survey Satisfaction Focus Groups

    Three focus groups were consulted to further investigate some findings reported in the 2008 Place Survey, and to explore ways to help people get involved, and feel more involved, in the work that The Council does. The focus groups also explored the gap between perceptions and reality in... More
    Closed 6 March 2009
  • Core Strategy Submission Development Plan Document

    The Core Strategy sets out the overall spatial strategy and key principles for development and land use, it provides the strategy and principles for other more detailed development plan documents. It covers the whole of Eden District excluding the area covered by the Lake District National Park.... More
    Closed 20 March 2009
  • Website Redesign Discussion

    This online 'Discussion Forum' has been set up by the Council at; the online forums have been designed to facilitate discussion of various topics. The closing date has been set for 9th March in the first instance but discussion will carry on until it is felt that... More
    Closed 30 April 2009
  • Affordable Housing Policy

    The purpose of the Affordable housing policy is to set out the Council’s approach to delivering affordable housing in accordance with the Local Development Framework and national policy. This includes a range of approaches, standards and mechanisms required to deliver affordable housing which... More
    Closed 2 June 2009
  • Fuel Poverty in Eden

    Fuel poverty was raised as a topic of concern during a review into services for older people ('Living Well Beyond Retirement) and a recommendation was to hold a specific review into this topic. It was agreed by Members that any review should take place over the summer months to enable any... More
    Closed 21 August 2009
  • Skateboard Park Event: Help us to help you

    A series of taster 'events' were organised on 26th April at the skateboard park in Penrith. Young people in the role of digital reporters gathered feedback using social media equipment including video captures and still images. This was uploaded to , a website recently... More
    Closed 29 August 2009
  • 2009 Summer Survey Results

    The Public Consultation Survey 2009/2010 aims to: a. Capture sufficient and reliable information about the needs of communities in Cumbria. b. Record how they feel about the policing service provided. c. Provide... More
    Closed 16 September 2009
  • Red Telephone Box Closure Programme

    BT has informed the District Council about the intention to remove the service from a number of red telephone boxes in the District. The boxes will already contain a notice identifying they are destined for closure unless action is taken by the community to save them. More
    Closed 25 September 2009
  • Penrith New Squares Online Consultation

    The Penrith New Squares consultation will seek the views of the public and local businesses on the options open to the Council in dealing with the Penrith New Squares development. The questionnaire will go live on the 12 September. In addition, a leaflet with the same questionnaire will be... More
    Closed 1 October 2009
  • 2009 Youth Consultation Survey Results

    This report identifies the main concerns identified by young people, the main policing priorities and how we can improve how the constabulary engages with the younger community. More
    Closed 30 November 2009
  • EDC Core Strategy Affordable Housing Consultation

    The Core Strategy sets out the overall spatial strategy and key principles for development and land use. It provides the strategy and principles for other more detailed development plan documents. Eden District Council has amended Policy CS7 and CS10 of the Submitted Core Strategy as a result... More
    Closed 4 December 2009
  • Community Voice PLATHE Survey 2009

    This Community Voice Survey relates to Planning, Transport, Housing (PLATH) and the Environment. A commercial survey research company called Craigforth have been commissioned to conduct the survey on behalf of the Community Voice Partnership. More
    Closed 18 December 2009
  • Place Survey - tracker survey 2009

    Countywide public opinion self-completion postal survey repeating questions asked in the 2008 Place Survey (the Place Survey is conducted nationally every 2 years, the tracker survey is conducted in Cumbria in the interim years). The questionnaire was sent to a random sample of 3000 Cumbrian... More
    Closed 18 December 2009
  • Citizens Panel Survey 1: Planning, Transport, Housing and Environment

    Postal survey of the county's citizens panel, Community Voice, covering issues relating to planning, transport, housing and environment. The citizens panel is a joint project between Cumbria Constabulary, Cumbria NHS, Cumbria County Council and Cumbria's 6 district authorities. More
    Closed 21 December 2009
  • 2009 Autumn Public Consultation - Public Confidence Results

    This survey was circulated to community voice members. The survey aimed to improve understanding of public confidence. In particular what affects confidence in the police and more importantly what can be done to improve. More
    Closed 31 December 2009
  • Consultation on 2010-11 Budget

    Draft revenue and capital budget proposals were agreed by the Executive on 8 December 2009. The draft proposals are based on the existing detailed base budgets, as adjusted for proposed savings and areas of new expenditure (known as growth). The proposals also consider what the level of Council... More
    Closed 15 January 2010
  • Fairer Contributions

    Adult and Local Services, Cumbria County Council has taken the first step in implementing a new national scheme for calculating the way people pay for their home and day care. In July 2009 the Department of Health issued guidance forl councils on how they should charge people for... More
    Closed 3 February 2010
  • 2010/2011 Budget Consultation

    Consultation with public and partner organisations on Cumbria County Council's 2010/2011 budget. Consultation included document for comment, resident focus groups and online budget simulator game. More
    Closed 18 February 2010
  • Final Consultation Eden Core Strategy

    Public hearings were held last year in September and December to discuss the Core Strategy, the first document in the Local Development Framework by Eden District Council. As a result of the hearings the appointed Inspector, Shelagh Bussey, has published a number of changes that are open to... More
    Closed 26 February 2010
  • National carers survey

    This is a national survey commissioned from the Information Centre for Health (IC) by the Department of Health (DoH). The guidance and methodology are set nationally and must be adhered to in order to allow the results to be combined to give a national picture. The survey is a postal... More
    Closed 1 March 2010
  • Kendal Public Realm

    Kendal Futures working with South Lakeland District Council are in the process of producing a Design Guide for the public areas of Kendal. This Guide will help steer development of the town’s central areas to be more welcoming to both locals and visitors. The aim is make Kendal a... More
    Closed 8 March 2010
  • Review of county electoral arrangements

    People in Cumbria are being asked to contribute to the debate on whether the number of county councillors representing them should change and whether there should be more equality in terms of the number of people represented by each councillor. Cumbria County Council is considering... More
    Closed 15 March 2010
  • Health Service in Cumbria - A Rural Perspective

    The purpose of this study, carried out on behalf of NHS Cumbria by Action with Communities in Cumbria (ACT), has been to put together a specifically rural perspective on the health related problems and needs of rural communities and to test their views of emerging plans to move some services... More
    Closed 26 March 2010
  • 2010/11 Scrutiny Work Programme

    Once again I am requesting your involvement with our scrutiny work programme. The consultation is slightly different this year in that we have a draft work plan with nine topics for consideration. We would like you to tick the four that you consider the most important. More
    Closed 27 March 2010
  • Managing Radioactive Waste Safely: Stage 1

    The West Cumbria Managing Radioactive Waste Safely (MRWS) Partnership (of which Cumbria County Council is a member) is running an extensive programme of consultation with local people to help inform the decision whether or not to proceed to formal talks with government about the possibility of... More
    Closed 30 March 2010
  • Youth Consultation Furness Academy North Site

    Cumbria Police Authority Members Visited Furness Academy Barrow's North Site in March 2010, to speak to the young people about the crime and anti social behaviour issues that impact upon them in their area. More
    Closed 31 March 2010
  • Reporting the Council's Finances - Are you interested?

    Like any organisation that receives and spends money, the Council has to produce a set of accounts every year. The accounts cover a twelve month period up to 31 March each year and have to be produced by the following June. The accounts are very important in setting out what the Council’s income... More
    Closed 31 March 2010
  • Amenity Standards for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO)

    A new document has been produced to update the Council's adopted amenity standards for houses in multiple occupation. More
    Closed 5 April 2010
  • Penrith Conservation Area Character Appraisal Consultation

    The historic market town of Penrith was first designated as a conservation area in 1975. We have produced a character appraisal that identifies what is important about Penrith's townscape and architecture. This should be of interest both to residents and developers and it will provide useful... More
    Closed 6 April 2010
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