A haulage firm founded in Carlisle, Eddie Stobart, has been valued at more than half-a-billion pounds.
The company shares, worth £570million, go on sale tomorrow on the Alternative Investment Market.
Stobart's plans to use some of the revenue to purchase another logistics firm, i-Force, for £45million.
A further nine rural bank branches will close in the south of Scotland this summer, Lloyds Banking Group has announced.Read the full story ›
The troubled Japanese giant has been forced to buy the remaining stake in NuGen, the group behind the huge Cumbrian nuclear project.Read the full story ›
Scottish Borders Council has secured funding of more than £3.6 million for business infrastructure projects in Hawick.
The projects, funded by the Scotttish Government, follow on from the Hawick Action Plan, and will include property development and job opportunities.
A new bus service has taken over in the Scottish Borders this week, marking a £3.5 million investment in the transport system.Read the full story ›
Thousands of EU workers are employed by the region's tourism businesses - will Brexit be a good, or bad, thing for them... and the industry.Read the full story ›
The Mayor of Copeland says he has every confidence that the Moorside nuclear development will go ahead in Cumbria.
Mike Starkie was responding to speculation that the project could be scrapped, due to the financial difficulties of one of its major backers, Toshiba.
The head of an environmental think tank says Toshiba's financial troubles mean the nuclear development in Cumbria should be shelved.Read the full story ›
Market traders are still unsure about what Brexit will mean... but many have already had to deal with rising costs.Read the full story ›
The news could have major implications for the Moorside development in Cumbria.Read the full story ›