Lighting systems expert joins high-profile manufacturing funding board
A Cumbrian aerospace and lighting systems specialist has joined the steering board of a £20 million initiative to boost the North West's manufacturing sector.
Cumbria businesses invited to session on £400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund
Businesses across Cumbria are being invited to a free business event to see how the new £400m fund could help them.
LEP seeks cultural projects for funding
Cumbria's Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has urged the county's businesses to apply for support from the Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund.
Expanding surveyors on hunt for West Cumbria ‘Energy Hub’
Expanding specialist chartered quantity surveyors practice Solomons Europe is to establish a new 'Energy Hub' in West Cumbria.
Port of Barrow welcomes vessel for work on Walney Extension
Associated British Ports has welcomed the newly built VOS Start subsea-support vessel to the Port of Barrow.
Housing developer helps restore Cockermouth viewpoint
A stunning viewpoint in Cockermouth has been restored thanks to a partnership initiative including housing developer and new Choose Cumbria partner Lovell.
Cumbria has more than 20,000 companies for the first time
New figures have revealed that Cumbria has more than 20,000 companies located in the county for the first time.
£5m boost to start international passenger flights from Carlisle Airport
Carlisle Airport is to get a multi-million pound boost to bring international passenger flights to Cumbria.
GSK has a ‘positive start’ to 2017
The pharmaceutical firm has made a "positive start" to 2017 after it reported a doubling of pretax profits.
Barrow shipyard’s next step in £400m plan
Plans to build the next part of a £400m shipyard development by BAE Systems have been given the green light.
£444,000 cash injection for Walney coastline
Hundreds of thousands of pounds of investment will be devoted to promoting the heritage and wildlife on Walney's coastline.
Cumbria LEP chair meets with Prime Minister
The chair of Cumbria’s strategic economic body has attended a meeting with Theresa May as part of discussions about opportunities for the county.
Cumbria LEP seeks new board members
Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is looking to recruit at least two new board directors to help shape the county’s economic future.
Cumbria LEP welcomes new investment fund
Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has welcomed the launch of the £400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).
Up to 10,000 new homes as go ahead given for ‘garden village’ near Carlisle
As many as 10,000 homes could be built to the south of Carlisle, after the Government gave the go ahead for a 'garden village'.
Choose Cumbria’s career message heading for corridors of power
The award-winning marketing initiative that promotes Cumbria’s outstanding career and lifestyle opportunities is heading to Westminster.
Cumbrian start-ups among the most resilient in the UK
Cumbrian start-up businesses have staying power according to national research.
‘Garden City’ plans for new homes, schools and roads on edge of Carlisle
Crucial support to transform the south of Carlisle with up to 10,000 new homes, schools, businesses and roads is being sought.
Cumbria Day to showcase best of the county to MPs
Cumbrian MPs will promote the county’s businesses in Parliament next month.
Manager sought to create new image for Barrow
The search is on for a manager to take the reins at Barrow Business Improvement District and create a new image for the town.
Funding bid for Cumbria submitted to government
Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has submitted its bid proposals for Growth Deal 3 funding from central government.