An ambitious plan to bring thousands of new jobs and hundreds-of-millions-of-pounds into Cumbria's economy has been unveiled.
The county's Local Enterprise Partnership is bidding for a share of Government cash to invest in growth opportunities around the M6 Corridor and also in the nuclear industry.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
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