Proposals to build five homes in Kirkby Stephen have been given the go-ahead.

Eden Council has given permission for the properties on land east of Castle Park, Brough.

According to the supporting statement: “There are significant benefits to the proposal in the short, medium and long terms associated with the delivery of five new dwellings including economic benefits during the construction phase and social benefits when the new residents move in.”

For information on the application go online to the council’s website at:

Application number: 20/0234