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LAP news and events

LAP newsletters

The LAP newsletter covers news, activity, achievements, key meetings and information on all of the LAPs in South Lakeland.

LAP newsletter: May 2017

The accessible version of the LAP newsletter for May 2017 that covers; Local Important Projects grants (LIPs), rural crime and policing, mobile network solutions and sustainable development.

May 2017 LAP Newsletter (PDF/567KB/16 pages)

LAP newsletter: December 2016

The LAP newsletter for December 2016 that covers; the Community Infastructure Levy (CIL), clearing gullies and drains, funding for parishes and notes from the LAP flood conference held in November 2016. 

December 2016 LAP Newsletter (PDF/553KB/10 pages)

Recent LAP events

Rural Crime and Policing Conference: May 2017

The Rural Crime and Policing Conference was attended by members of High Furness LAP, Grange and Cartmel LAP, the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and police officers. Speakers covered topics such as the police rural crime strategy, poaching, burglary and speeding. The key information from the meeting has been shared in the May 2017 LAP newsletter.

LAP Flood Conference: November 2016

The Flood Conference was attended by LAPs members and representatives from Cumbria County Council, The Environment Agency, Highways Cumbria and Action with Communities in Cumbria (ACT). Speakers covered topics such as resilience, emergency planning, highways, drainage, communication and natural prevention methods.

This factsheet has key contacts and information for responding to flooding:

LAP flooding factsheet (PDF/76KB/3 pages)

Getting your message across

A communications toolkit for local councils

Communications toolkit (PDF/1.1MB/49 pages)