A Barrow man with a passion for social media set up a Facebook account to help people find a job – and landed a new post for himself in the process. Matthew Blackburn has joined Barrow-based PHX Jobmatch to source job vacancies and place people of all ages in roles relevant to them. The 28-year-old caught...

The overall number of business insolvencies continued to fall in the third quarter of 2014, according to official figures released today.  How...

Illegal persecution continues to deprive the Cumbria countryside of our native birds of prey and the RSPB is challenging leaders in the shooting co...

Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) nationally have finalised their economic strategies for European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIFs) for...

People buying fireworks are being urged to avoid illegal sellers where products can be dangerous or even fatal.

Cumbria County Council will...

Father Christmas was in joyful mood this week as he discovered how many charities working across the UK will benefit directly from local people usi...

Are you passionate about the difference that sport and physical activity can make to communities across Cumbria? Do you have a range of skills that...

On Mon 17 November, Theatre by the Lake heralds the return of the Shakespeare Schools Festival. Now in its 14th year, the festival presents a unique platform for young people to take to the stages of...
Owners of the Stan Laurel Inn in Ulverston, Trudi and Paul Dewar, are on target to raise an amazing £9,000 for two South Lakeland charities. Brathay Trust and St Mary’s Hospice have already split £7...
A South Lakes country house hotel’s detective challenge is proving as popular as ever, but there is still over a month to go before the closing date, which mean even more super sleuths can try to...
A Cumbrian law firm has strengthened its Corporate and Commercial team with the appointment of a new partner from one of the UK’s largest firms. Burnetts has appointed Michael Walby as a Partner in...

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