People between the ages of 16 and 34 in South Lakeland make up less than a fifth of the population - well below the national average.Read the full story ›
Cumbria Chamber of Commerce think this is largely due to an ageing population.Read the full story ›
Spark Energy, based in Selkirk, has been taken over by OVO. It employs around 400 people in the Borders, and has nearly 300,000 customers.Read the full story ›
400 jobs could be saved in Selkirk after Bristol-based firm Ovo confirms plans to buy Spark Energy.Read the full story ›
New Look is to close its store in Carlisle, putting around 35 jobs at risk.
The fashion retailer will cease trading from the property in The Lanes Shopping Centre on 3 November.
It's understood the decision may have been influenced by competition from rival businesses, as well as financial pressures.
The company has concluded a strategic review into the future of the site. The first jobs will be lost in June 2019.Read the full story ›
Cavaghan & Gray are expanding their Carlisle factory.Read the full story ›
Young's Seafood itself is now on the market. The potential sale is understood not to have an affect on the possible closure of Pinneys.Read the full story ›
Young's Seafood will consult with staff throughout the 45-day process. If the factory closes, at least 450 people could lose their jobs.Read the full story ›
Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site will go on strike on Monday, as part of a long running dispute over pay.Read the full story ›