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  • South Lakeland Call for Sites 2020: Housing and Employment Sites

    South Lakeland District Council is starting a review of its Local Plan which will involve reviewing sites that are currently allocated for development. Information about the Local Plan review can be found on our website . This Call for Sites exercise will inform two key pieces of evidence for the Local Plan review: the Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) and the Employment Land and Premises Review (ELPR). The purpose of the Call for Sites is to gain up to date... More
    Closed 12 October 2020
  • Shaping our Future: South Lakeland Local Plan 2040: Discussion Paper Survey

    What is the Local Plan Review? South Lakeland District Council is beginning a review of the Local Plan for South Lakeland, which applies to the areas of the district outside of the National Parks. Our Local Plan carefully considers the housing and the economic growth that our area needs to continue to thrive, while also protecting our local and historic character, special landscapes and environment. It allocates sites for housing and other developments, such as new employment sites,... More
    Closed 16 October 2020
  • Shaping our Future: South Lakeland Local Plan 2040: Early Engagement Short Survey

    What is the Local Plan Review? South Lakeland District Council is beginning a review of the Local Plan for South Lakeland, which applies to the areas of the district outside of the National Parks. Our Local Plan carefully considers the housing and the economic growth that our area needs to continue to thrive, while also protecting our local and historic character, special landscapes and environment. It allocates sites for housing and other developments, such as new employment sites,... More
    Closed 16 October 2020
  • South Lakeland Call for Sites 2021: Housing and Employment Sites

    South Lakeland District Council is reviewing its Local Plan, which will involve reviewing sites that are currently allocated for development. Information about the Local Plan Review can be found on our website . This Call for Sites exercise will inform a key piece of evidence for the Local Plan review: the Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA). The purpose of the Call for Sites is to gain up to date information about land that has potential for... More
    Closed 5 November 2021
  • South Lakeland Local Plan Review - Issues and Options Consultation 2021

    What is the Local Plan Review? South Lakeland District Council is reviewing the Local Plan for South Lakeland, which applies to the areas of the district outside of the National Parks. Our Local Plan carefully considers the housing and the economic growth that our area needs to continue to thrive, while also protecting our local and historic character, special landscapes and environment. It allocates sites for housing and other developments, such as new employment... More
    Closed 5 November 2021
  • Consultation on Draft Cartmel Conservation Area Management Plan

    What is the Cartmel Conservation Area Management Plan? Local Authorities are encouraged to define the special architectural or historic characteristics of a Conservation Area through regular character appraisals & management plans. Conservation area appraisals and management plans are important because they identify what parts of an area are special in terms of the architectural and historic interest. They tell us what buildings and features are important and should be preserved and... More
    Closed 14 April 2022
  • Consultation on Draft Revised Cartmel Conservation Area Management Plan

    What is the Revised Cartmel Conservation Area Management Plan (CAMP)? Local Authorities are encouraged to define the special architectural or historic interest of a Conservation Area through regular character appraisals and the creation of management plans. Conservation area appraisals and management plans are important because they identify what parts of an area are special in terms of its architectural and historic interest. They tell us what buildings and features are important... More
    Closed 22 December 2022
  • Allithwaite and Cartmel Neighbourhood Plan: Submission Consultation (Copy)

    Allithwaite and Cartmel parish is preparing a Neighbourhood Plan. The Parish Council submitted its Neighbourhood Plan to the South Lakeland District Council in November 2022. We are now publishing the submission documents for a 6 week consultation that will run from Thursday 2 February to Thursday 16 March 2023. The submitted Neighbourhood Plan and accompanying supporting documents can be viewed via our Neighbourhood Plan webpage here Comments can be made using the response form... More
    Closed 16 March 2023
  • Local Nature Recovery Questionnaire

    Westmorland and Furness Council are the responsible authority for the Local Nature Recovery Strategy. The council are working in partnership with Cumberland Council, Lake District National Park, Cumbria Local Nature Partnership and a range of stakeholders to develop a strategy aimed to recover nature at a landscape scale in Cumbria. This survey forms part of our public engagement which will feed into the strategy development. You can find information about the pilot strategy in Cumbria ... More
    Closed 28 June 2023
  • Westmorland & Furness Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2023 - Statutory 60 Day Consultation for Stakeholders

    The Westmorland & Furness Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) has produced a draft local Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) outlining services which will help to ensure residents have good access to local pharmacy services. This is a statutory HWB responsibility as set out under the NHS (Pharmaceutical and Local Pharmaceutical Services Regulations) 2013 (SI 2013 No. 349). The last PNA for former Cumbria was published in October 2022 and although there is a requirement to update the PNA... More
    Closed 30 September 2023
  • School Funding Formula Consultation (revised)

    On Friday 6 October the Department for Education published revised provisional funding allocations for 2024 to 2025 for the schools national funding formulae. This has had an impact on the Westmorland & Furness school funding formula consultation which was launched on Wednesday 27 September. The consultation document and figures have now been updated and the deadline for responding to the consultation has been extended to Friday 20 October. A national funding... More
    Closed 20 October 2023
  • Cumbria Local Nature Recovery Strategy - Survey on Nature Recovery 2023

    Local Nature Recovery Strategies (LNRS) agree priorities for nature recovery and propose actions for reversing the decline in biodiversity in a particular area. These spatial strategies are required by law under the Environment Act 2021. The LNRS is designed to be developed and used by landowners, developers, public authorities, conservation charities, and the general public to help ensure that any work to aid in Cumbria’s nature recovery happens where it can deliver the most... More
    Opened 20 October 2023
  • Expansion of places at Beaconside CE Primary School, Penrith

    What is the consultation about? Westmorland and Furness Council is in receipt of funding from house builders to provide additional school places for children. This is intended to meet additional demand for school places as a result of recent housing developments in the Penrith area. This is known as ‘Section 106 funding’ and its purpose is to make sure that there are sufficient school places for the existing local population as well as those living in new housing. This... More
    Closed 31 October 2023
  • Tree planting on Parkview Playing Fields in Barrow

    You're a vital part of this development and we value your thoughts on our plans to create an incredible new wildlife site right in your neighbourhood. Funded by the Cumbria Coastal Community Forest (CCCF), which has a vision to plant 150ha of trees over the next five years, this initiative brings numerous benefits to our area: More diverse wildlife Cleaner air Reduced flood risk Stronger climate resilience New opportunities for recreation and tourism Better... More
    Closed 3 November 2023
  • Early Years Funding Formulae for 2024/25

    The Department for Education has consulted local authorities and early years providers on its proposals for funding local authorities for the new early years free entitlements for 2 year olds and Under 2s and in July 2023 published illustrative local authority level hourly funding rates. This consultation aims to seek the views of all Westmorland & Furness schools, academies and private, voluntary and independent (PVIs) providers on the funding formulae that Westmorland &... More
    Closed 29 November 2023
  • Consultation on proposed Admission Arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools - 2025/26

    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. Admission arrangements are determined by admission authorities. Westmorland and Furness Council (the local authority) is the admission authority for all community and voluntary controlled schools with the local authority area of Westmorland and Furness. Consultation will... More
    Closed 11 December 2023
  • Consultation on a proposal to close North Walney Primary and Nursery School

    This consultation is about the proposal to close North Walney Primary School. Westmorland and Furness Council is consulting on a proposal to close North Walney Primary School on the 31 August 2024. There is concern about the viability of the school and the resulting pressures upon the school’s leadership and staff to provide a quality educational offer given the continued decline in the number of pupils on roll at the school. More details about the proposal... More
    Closed 12 December 2023
  • Brilliant Barrow - Place Development

    We are reflecting on another fun filled summer of events in Barrow. We would welcome your response to the following questions to help us to evaluate our offer and to inform the type of activities we run in the future. The survey should take around 5 minutes to complete. Thank you for your time! More
    Closed 17 December 2023
  • Joint Local Health and Wellbeing Strategy

    Organisations across Westmorland and Furness are developing a new Joint Local Health and Wellbeing Strategy. This will describe how we will work together to improve health and wellbeing for our residents and communities. We would like to hear about the things that impact on your health and wellbeing and the things that you need to help you stay healthy and well. Your feedback will help us ensure that the strategy is informed by the views of our community. More
    Closed 31 December 2023
  • Family Hubs in Barrow-in-Furness

    Family hubs will provide spaces and places for children, young people and families to learn and thrive, helping them to be happy, healthy and safe. A familiar and welcoming space in the local area for ALL families with children aged 0-19 (25 with SEND) and the wider community. What a Family Hub will mean for you The Family Hubs will be a place for you to access information, support and guidance on services and activities for the whole family in your community. There will... More
    Closed 31 January 2024
  • Consultation on Penrith Neighbourhood Development Plan Policies 8 and 9

    Background to the consultation on Penrith Neighbourhood Development Plan Policies 8 and 9 In March 2022 the Independent Examiner issued his report on the examination of the Penrith Neighbourhood Plan. The report concluded that the Penrith Neighbourhood Plan should proceed to referendum, subject to a number of modifications. The Examiner considered these necessary to ensure the Plan meets the basic conditions that all neighbourhood plans must meet. Eden District Council... More
    Closed 18 February 2024
  • Nature in Cumbria | Your chance to help write a strategy for nature recovery

    We want to know what you think about nature and wildlife in your local area. What are your favourite places? How do you like to spend time in nature? And what birds, animals, and insects do you love to see? By letting us know what is important to you, you’ll be helping to develop plans to make more space for nature in Cumbria, and we’ll share your priorities and ideas with the organisations who look after local green spaces, nature reserves, and the countryside. We’re asking these... More
    Opened 29 February 2024
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