John Winstanley Story

Story names divisional boss

Cumbrian housebuilder Story Homes has appointed John Winstanley as strategic land managing director, heading a newly created business unit.

Cumbria local govt rejig proposals jostle for sign-off

Sarah Townsend

Consultations are underway on four competing bids to reorganise local government in Cumbria and parts of Lancashire, to improve service delivery and simplify boundaries between councils and places.

Cumbria Moorside Nuclear Pitch Site

Cumbria pins fusion nuclear hopes on Moorside

Sarah Townsend

The 600-acre site adjacent to the Sellafield nuclear complex has been included in a bid to host the UK’s first prototype nuclear fusion plant and surrounding science, technology and business park.


Head of Building Services

VACANCY REF: CK18586 We are currently seeking a Head of Building Services, to lead a team of 5 consultants....

Woodhouse Colliery

Another setback for Woodhouse Colliery 

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Sarah Townsend

Cumbria County Council is to reconsider its decision to approve plans for a coal mine on the coast near Whitehaven, after receiving new information on the UK’s climate change targets.

South Lakes Safari LR

South Lakes Safari Zoo sold

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Sarah Townsend

The freehold of the 38-acre zoo near Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, has been sold to a consortium of private investors for an undisclosed sum.

Mark Cook Story Homes

Story appoints Cook as non-exec director

Sarah Townsend

The Carlisle-headquartered housebuilder has brought on board Mark Cook, who joins from Persimmon Group, where he worked for 27 years.