Seven people standing in front of a projector screen.

Connectivity issues under spotlight at business breakfast

More than 20 business leaders from Penrith and the surrounding area met together as part of a joint initiative between Westmorland and Furness Council’s Economic Development and Regeneration Team and Cumbria Chamber of Commerce. 

21 June 2023
Penrith BID

Council backs Penrith BID

Westmorland & Furness Council’s Cabinet has given its unanimous backing to the Penrith Business Improvement District (BID), as local businesses take part in a ballot to secure a proposed third 5-year term for the organisation.

20 June 2023
Sustainably planted beds at Great Dockray in Penrith

Council trials sustainable perennial planting

In an effort to make its horticultural practices more environmentally sustainable, Westmorland & Furness Council is moving away from the traditional planting of summer annuals, to a more sustainable perennial planting regime.

20 June 2023

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