Light Switch On 2023

15,000 crowd attend sparkling event

An estimated 15,000 strong crowd attended this year’s Carlisle Christmas Lights Switch-On.

The one and only Chesney Hawkes headlined the event, held in the city centre on Sunday 19 November.

20 November 2023
A forest

Drop-in session roots firm feedback from the Cleator Moor community

Cumberland Council is thanking the community in Cleator Moor for supporting the drop-in feedback session about the community forest last week.

The drop-in session was held in Wath Brow Hornets Rugby Club, Cleator and lots of the local community visited and gave their feedback on the community forest.

20 November 2023
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Taste Cumbria Christmas - Bake Off Star

One of the stars of TV’s Bake Off will be cooking up a feast at Taste Cumbria Christmas in Cockermouth.
Crystelle Pereira will appear on the festival’s Demo Stage on Saturday 9 December at 1pm, then signing copies of her debut book, My Flavour Kitchen, for cookery fans from 2pm.

17 November 2023
Teenage Market

Christmas Teenage Market in Carlisle

Carlisle’s Teenage Market is continuing to capture the imagination of the area’s young entrepreneurs with all stalls at the December market booked with 24 hours of the event being advertised. 

16 November 2023
Christmas in Cumberland

Christmas Countdown in Cumberland

On the build-up to the festive season, Cumberland Council is encouraging residents to shop local and support local businesses.

Cumberland Council and town councils are lining up events to attract visitors and showcase the shops and traders within the area.

15 November 2023
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United Utilities Appeal Section 151 Notice

Following Cumberland Council's Highways and Transport Strategic Board meeting held on Friday 10 November, where the permanent closure of the U7003 at Thirlmere was granted approval following a unanimous vote of the Executive Members of the board, it is with disappointment that the council today received an appeal from United Utilities against the Section 151 notice.

14 November 2023

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