A major milestone for both Whitehaven and Sellafield was reached today with the opening of an eighteen million pound office block in the town.
Albion Square will eventually have 1,000 Sellafield workers moving in, freeing up space at Sellafield for decommissioning.
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The new Albion Square development, which will house 1,000 Sellafield employees, opens in Whitehaven today.
It's hoped the £18 million project, comprising two four-storey buildings which take up one hundred thousand square feet, will bring more money into the town's economy.
The Stranraer town centre regeneration could benefit from Heritage Lottery Funding.
Dumfries and Galloway Council will pitch to representatives today, as they seek extra funding for the £3.5m project.
Hundreds of dairy farmers protesting at plunging milk prices are expected to turn out for a meeting in Penrith this evening.
Farmers for Action have organised the event which will see farmers and businesses from the region discuss the issue.
Some farmers claim they have faced revenue losses of up to 25 per cent.
Questions have been raised about the future of the Tata Steel factory in Workington, after the company agreed to sell it to the Klesch Group.
But the plant's prospective new owner insists they want to build on the expertise already there, rather than cutting back.
The future of the 250 workers in Workington is under threat after Tata Steel agreed to sell it's Long Products Business.
Indian-based Tata said it had signed an agreement with the Swiss company Klesch Group. The sale, if it goes ahead, will reduce the number of Tata Steel's UK employees from 17,500 to 11,500. Tata's site in Shapfell, near Penrith, which employs 26 people, will be unaffected.
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Marks and Spencer's planning to build a new store in Carlisle, which could create 55 jobs.
The retail giant wants to turn the former Comet store on Kingstown Retail Park into a Simply Food outlet.
Planners in Kendal have allowed the K Village to change from being an outlet shopping centre to a general one.
It's a controversial ruling as some fear it will take trade away from shops in the town center but it's been struggling financially and recently came out of administration so planners felt it would be better to save jobs and keep the centre active.
Connecting Cumbria - a partnership between Cumbria County Council and BT - is celebrating getting 50,000 homes and businesses online with super fast broadband in 12 months.
Scruffy Dog Media in Cleator Moor is one company that's just been connected to superfast broadband.
"It's so important for companies to have access to modern means of communication. For us it's a vital way of reaching our clients. Before we'd have to leave files uploading over night. Once it was quicker for me to drive to Carlisle than have some designs sent over the internet."
To get superfast broadband when it's been installed, the customer has to order an upgrade and has access to a number of internet service providers.