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Chris has found an exciting career challenge in Cumbria

Published on: Thursday 3rd August 2017
Categorised under: Live, Work , Charity, Furness Building Society, Lifestyle, Relocation

Chris Harrison, Chief Executive of Furness Building Society, lives in Little Urswick

Chris is embarking on a “big adventure” after relocating to Cumbria to take charge of Furness Building Society.


Chris is pursuing his passion for golf in Cumbria – and has already been approached to play for the county.

“I am a keen golfer and since moving here I have been invited to help out with some of the county events,” he said. “I’m a member at Ulverston Golf Club, and have been made to feel very welcome.

“I love food and drink, and I have a growing list of restaurant recommendations to try from new friends in the area.”

Chris has enjoyed settling into life in Cumbria, and his family look forward to experiencing the vibrant festival town of Ulverston.

“We spent the May Bank Holiday weekend in Cumbria and we went out in Ulverston on Sunday night after the Taste Cumbria Food Festival. It was good fun with live music, and lots of people around, and we are looking forward to the Dickensian Christmas Festival.

“It has been inspiring to appreciate the diversity of activities on offer in Cumbria since relocating here - there’s so much to do from mountain biking to orienteering, and fell walking to sailing. I am excited for my future career and lifestyle living and working in Cumbria.

"It’s an exciting adventure for me, both personally and professionally.”

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