As always, there have been numerous planning applications submitted across south Cumbria that could shape our region.

Here are five articles from the past seven days that were published in the Westmorland Gazette.

Rugby club's future secured through new plans

Plans to demolish an ‘outdated’ clubhouse in the Lake District and build a replacement in a bid to secure the club’s future have been given the green light.

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Wainwrights Yard to get major uplift

Westmorland and Furness Council has approved proposals from The Design Attic to refurbish the two entrance passageways off Stricklandgate.

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Gypsy caravan site gets approval

A temporary  caravan site for members of the gypsy and traveller community heading to Appleby Horse Fair could be set up.

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Plans for route between Arnside and Grange to cost £30m

The council have been told that plans to build a traffic-free link between Grange and Arnside could come with a hefty price tag.

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Rare chance to buy 162-acre spot in the Lake District

On the market for the first time in 2024, the parcel of land lies four miles from Windemere and Kendal.

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