The Penrith office of law firm Napthens has hired construction and engineering solicitor Leigh Child as a senior associate.
A Carlisle scaffolding firm has been fined £15,000 after an employee was seriously injured when he fell more than six metres through a roof light.
A Cumbrian manufacturer of wooden doors and window frames has been fined for safety failings after an employee's fingers were severed by a rotating saw.
The US-owned industrial services giant has been fined £65,000 and ordered to pay £8,162 in prosecution costs after one of its employees lost a leg when he was run over by a cherry picker at a nuclear site in Cumbria.
A Preston demolition firm has been sentenced after knocking down a building in the Lake District containing hundreds of asbestos ceiling tiles, putting the lives of workers and local residents at risk.
A countryside management firm has been sentenced over the death of a father-of-four who was working on Waterfront business park in Barrow-in-Furness when he was struck by a piece of metal that flew off a strimmer at high speed.
Proposals to extend the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks in Cumbria would lead to more problems with affordable housing, according to the county council.