Campaigners are objecting to proposals to build an £80 million 'energy from waste' plant in the Kingmoor Park area.Read the full story ›
Cumbria County Council has agreed to support the project, as long as the company behind the plans invests in local infrastructure.Read the full story ›
Carlisle's last independent shoe shop is preparing to close its doors for the final time.
McGrath Shoes on Lowther Street will cease trading next month after 95 years in business.
Once, it was one of nine independent shoe retailers in the city.
Nowadays every clothing store sells shoes, whereas when I first started, each shop sold their own product.
But everywhere you go you can get shoes, even to the point you can go to a garden centre and buy shoes now.
The Chief Executive of Cumbria Chamber of Commerce is backing Theresa May to negotiate a good EU exit deal for British business.Read the full story ›
A Scottish Borders businessman is calling on local companies to invest in their firms, to fight back against the economic uncertainty surrounding the Brexit vote.
Stephen Winyard owns Stobo Castle, a five-star spa resort in Peebles.
A seven figure sum will be invested in the company this year, and he's urging other business owners to follow suit in the hopes of avoiding a recession.
Scottish Borders Council has given planning permission for the Commercial Road Scheme.Read the full story ›
Cumbria Chamber of Commerce is calling for clarity from the government on the status of EU nationals working in the county.
The chamber says they are a valued part of the county's workforce, and any uncertainty over their right to work here after Brexit could harm the economy.
Takeshi Yokota will take over as the new Chairman of NuGen.
NuGen are currently developing the Moorside nuclear power station in west Cumbria.
Mr. Yokota is the former Executive Officer and Senior Vice President of electronics company Toshiba.
“We look forward to working with our new chairman and board to drive forward our phenomenal project at Moorside. I am confident his renowned international experience combined with being based in the UK will greatly assist in our dealings with key stakeholders, including government.”
Business Minister, Anna Soubry, will be in Carlisle today to see how the city is recovering more than six months after December's floods.
She's visiting McVitie's biscuit factory which flooded during Storm Desmond.
Following Friday's vote to leave the European Union, businesses in the region are worried about how their export market will be affected.
Our reporter, Fiona Marley Paterson, went to meet one company in South Cumbria, who say they could lose a £700,00 deal: