Five seaside projects share £4m

Blackpool, Morecambe Bay, South Ribble, Furness and Copeland are among the coastal areas across England to benefit from a £36m programme.

Kendal votes to bring in BID

Businesses in Kendal have voted two to one to create a Business Improvement District that will raise £1m from a levy on rates over the next five years to pay for town centre improvements.

NW sites make World Heritage UK short-list

Tourism and Heritage Minister John Penrose has announced two sites in the North West and one in North Wales have made it onto a UK short-list as a potential UNESCO World Heritage site.

Stobart launches truck competition

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Michael Hunt

Transport giant Eddie Stobart has launched a national truck spotting competition giving members of the public an opportunity to name an Eddie Stobart truck.

Hadrian’s Wall event brightens the sky

Michael Hunt

The illumination event across the 84-mile Hadrian's Wall path national trail, which links Tyneside to Cumbria, attracted over 25,000 people on Saturday night.

Illumination of Hadrian’s Wall ready to spark fun

Michael Hunt

Preparation for this weekend's illumination event across the 84-mile Hadrian's Wall path national trail, which links Tyneside to Cumbria, is heading into its final days.

Furness Enterprise funds Barrow retail campaign

Regeneration agency Furness Enterprise is launching a £100,000 marketing programme aimed at boosting footfall for independent retailers in Barrow town centre during the recession. The Barrow Marketing Support Scheme will provide the services of an independent retail marketing consultant...

Savills markets country retreats

Hoteliers Michael and Marie Lawson have appointed Savills to market two of their sites in Lancashire and Cumbria to...