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Foul-mouthed e-mail resulted in council chairman quitting

Date: Friday 24th February 2017
Mike Tonkin

EDEN Council chairman Mike Tonkin called the authority’s executive “lying b******s” in one of a number of strongly-worded e-mails which led to his shock resignation, the Herald can reveal.

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Homes plan for Eden village "an act of vandalism”

Date: Friday 24th February 2017
Some of the Sockbridge and Tirril villagers who are opposing the housing development proposal.

“AN act of vandalism” is how residents have greeted plans for up to 25 new homes in an Eden village on the fringe of the Lake District.

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Standing water closes road

Date: Thursday 23rd February 2017

DEEP standing water has led to the emergency closure of a road near Penrith.

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