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.

Copeland Hospital Expansion

Go-ahead for £40m Cumbria hospital scheme

Sarah Townsend

A business case for the second phase of the West Cumberland Hospital redevelopment in Whitehaven has been approved, following completion of the first phase in 2015.

Woodhouse Colliery

Woodhouse Colliery avoids Govt call-in for second time

Sarah Townsend

Plans by West Cumbria Mining to develop a coal mine at a 689-acre site on the St Bees coast near Whitehaven have moved forward after the secretary of state declined to intervene in the local council’s approval.

The Sands Centre Wates

Sands Centre redevelopment kicks off

Sarah Townsend

Main contractor Wates Construction has started work on site to deliver the £21.5m leisure and community hub in Carlisle.

Emmerson House Type Story Homes

Story expands Workington housing

Housebuilder Story Homes is seeking full consent for a residential project it has extended by 10 homes to 125.