Bosses at ferry operator, Stena Line, have slammed the lack of investment in the roads to and from it's port at Cairnryan.Read the full story ›
The company in charge of developing a new nuclear power station in West Cumbria has admitted for the first time that the project will be delayed.
NuGen chief executive Tom Samson said the consortium had hoped to have Moorside power station up and running next to the Sellafield nuclear site by 2025 but that this now wouldn't happen.
He said that he expects to have secured a new investor by early 2018 and the start date to be the late 2020s.
This year's Taste Cumbria food festival in Cockermouth brought nearly £2 million into the local economy, according to the organisers.
More than 40,000 people descended on the town last weekend, pushing the revenue the event brings to the area up by around 15 percent on the previous year.
Stalls and cooking demonstrations took place on Main Street, with children’s activities as well as a pop-up restaurant at Wordsworth House, and a beer festival.
This is a phenomenal outcome for Taste Cumbria and I am delighted that the event has had its biggest impact on the local economy so far.
Members of GMB, the union for nuclear workers, working at Sellafield Ltd in Cumbria have voted for strike action in a dispute over pay.Read the full story ›
Case being made for improvements to A595 and A69Read the full story ›
A £15 million fund to boost culture and creativity in the North of England has been launched.Read the full story ›
First ever strike announced by unionRead the full story ›
The Mayor of Copeland, Mike Starkie, has pledged £500k to regenerate shopfronts, attracting a further £500k from the private sector.Read the full story ›
Workers at a tax office in west Cumbria have been told it will close next year with the potential loss of more than 200 jobs.
The Public and Commercial Services Union say the Lillyhall Contact Centre near Workington will shut in October 2018.
HM Revenue and Customs has said it will be talking to its staff to establish the support they need and whether they're able to move to another HMRC location or other government department, or a role outside the civil service.
Kepco says it's in talks to buy a stake in the consortium developing the proposed Moorside nuclear power station in west Cumbria.Read the full story ›