Andrew Wolstenholme OBE will join BAE Systems as group managing director, maritime and land UK from May 24.
An interactive Furness skills festival returns with an exciting programme, inspiring speakers, and top prizes.
The Devonshire Buildings on Barrow Island are being given a new lease of life as fully serviced apartments.
Barrow shipyard owner BAE Systems has been listed as one of the best places in the UK for women to work.
Barrow’s shipyard has been awarded a new £1.4bn contract to deliver the next Astute-class submarine to the Royal Navy.
Plans to build the next part of a £400m shipyard development by BAE Systems have been given the green light.
Defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon says "Barrow is leading the way" in British industry and apprenticeship training.
The Lake District charity challenge returns this May.
Registration for teams wanting to take part in the 2017 Keswick to Barrow and Coniston to Barrow walks is now open.
The most difficult choice for most young people as they are about to leave school is whether to continue in education or go straight into work.
Three of Furness' biggest employers feature in the top 10 of a national poll of employers for young people.
Defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon has welcomed news that a leading employer is training a record number of apprentices.
BAE Systems is looking for talented engineers and technical designers to join the most ambitious engineering project in the UK.
Experts have described how mass employment at BAE Systems will drive Barrow’s property market.
MPs have voted resoundingly to renew the UK's nuclear deterrent, effectively securing the future of BAE Systems' shipyard in Barrow.