Planning application approved for new Millom arts and enterprise centre

Millom arts and enterprise centre

The transformation of a former bank into a new arts and enterprise centre for the community of Millom and Haverigg has taken another step forward. Planning permission has been granted for the £2 million scheme. It will see work get underway at the property in St George’s Road to create a range of facilities including […]

Motoring ahead with travel plans for Millom

Following a recent Town Deal engagement event, thanks have been passed on to the community and businesses of Millom and Haverigg for their involvement and input. A chance to take a fresh look at plans to make moving around Millom and Haverigg safer and easier took place on Wednesday 6 March and an online consultation […]

Ground investigation works get underway at proposed new visitor attraction

Ground works under way.

A SPECIALIST survey team is carrying out ground investigations on land near Millom that has been identified as the location for a unique and inclusive visitor attraction. The work starts on Monday 11 March and should take around two weeks. Plans for The Iron Line propose the sensitive enhancement of RSPB Hodbarrow to create a […]

Operator sought for exciting new activity and leisure facility

Millom Leisure Centre

An exciting opportunity to take on the management of a new activity and leisure facility in Millom and Haverigg is underway. The process provides the chance for potential operators to submit their interest. In addition to submitting information through Cumberland Council’s online procurement CHEST, potential providers can also email the procurement team direct or send […]

Community helps to shape transport scheme for Millom

The latest plans for a scheme to improve ways to move around Millom and Haverigg sustainably have been shared with the community. Residents, business owners, those involved in local organisations and other community members attended engagement events to view updated designs for Connecting Millom and Haverigg. The project is one of four that make up […]

Community invited to view refined travel plans for Millom and Haverigg

A CHANCE to take a fresh look at plans to make moving around Millom and Haverigg safer and easier is to take place. Officers from Cumberland Council and representatives from the Millom Town Deal Board will be on hand during a dedicated drop-in afternoon on Wednesday, March 6 to talk through some proposed changes to […]

Views to be sought on Town Deal project as plans progress

A TEAM of specialists has been appointed by Cumberland Council to progress plans for making travel around Millom and Haverigg safer and easier.   Connecting Millom and Haverigg – one of four projects being developed as part of Millom Town Deal – aims to improve access to sustainable forms of transport for all, boost levels of […]

Planning permission sought for Millom’s Iron Line project

PLANNING permission is being sought to create a new welcome building, walkways and art installations as part of a project to sensitively transform a popular nature reserve. The Iron Line would see the unique sea wall and coastal lagoon off the coast of Millom sensitively enhanced to form a fully inclusive route across RSPB Hodbarrow. […]

Planning application submitted for new arts and enterprise centre

PLANNING permission is being sought to transform a former bank into a new arts and enterprise centre for the community of Millom.   The proposal would see work get underway at the property in St George’s Road to create a range of facilities including a cafe, maker’s market, small retail spaces, workshops and studios.   […]

Tribute to Pat Graham

Members of the Millom Moor Town Deal Board were saddened to hear of the passing of Pat Graham, Chief Executive of the former Copeland Borough Council. Pat was instrumental in helping to secure a Government Town Deal for Millom and its communities. David Savage, Chair of the Millom Town Deal Board, said: “We are extremely […]