It has been another busy week that has seen a number of planning developments in south Cumbria.

Here are five articles from the Westmorland Gazette that you might have missed over the past seven days.

Lake District village could get job boost with new convenience store

James Hall & Co has submitted a planning application to the Lake District National Park Authority for the construction of a SPAR convenience store and a petrol station on land at Bragg Field in Hawkshead.

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Plans for 36 metre mast set to be turned down

Members of the Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA) development control committee are recommended to refuse a planning application from Cornerstone to construct a 36 metres tall tower at Lanty’s Tarn near Patterdale.

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Residents react to major upgrade on A595 in Grizebeck

The Department for Transport has awarded £23.31 million to Westmorland and Furness Council’s Grizebeck improvement scheme that will see 1.4km of new road built between Chapels and Grizebeck.

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Setback for Bowness bar's plan to 'compete'

Bar owner Lee Ellis said that the venue, on St Martin’s Parade, was ‘struggling to compete’ during the day in the summer months due to the lack of outdoor seating and proposed adding three to four tables outside at a later date.

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Carnforth pool opens £250,000 extension

Carnforth town mayor, councillor Jim Grisenthwaite, and Lancashire county councillor for Lancaster Rural North and county council leader, Phillippa Williamson, officially opened Carnforth Community Swimming Pool's latest addition on April 24.

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