Local News

Lest We Forget

Cllr. Andy Pratt and his son, Sam, have been busy delivering 52 collection boxes across mid Copeland for the British Legion as we remember 100 years since the end of World War One.

Conservatives fixing potholes across Copeland

Over the summer and autumn months we have been campaigning hard on #PotHolePatrol across Copeland. Today we welcome the chancellor’s announcement pledging £420m to fix our roads which will help to get us all moving

Investment in nuclear industry

Greg Clark MP has announced the new £200m Nuclear Sector Deal that will deliver 100,000 jobs by 2021 - with a target of 40% women by 2030.

He said, "Nuclear energy not only fuels our power supply, it fuels local jobs, wages, economic prosperity and drives UK innovation."

£46 million new look for West Cumberland Hospital

Plans showing how West Cumberland Hospital will look after another £46 million of investment being put in by the Conservative government were unveiled at the start of November 2017.

Cumbria Conservative Conference

The third annual conference of Cumbria Conservatives took place at the beginning of November and was attended by over a hundred local Conservatives.

Egremont South By-Election

There was a by-election on Thursday 2nd November 2017 for an Egremont South ward seat on Copeland Borough Council, caused by the resignation of former Labour leader on the council, Lena Hogg. 

The votes cast were: