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. 


Embattled airport secures £8m lifeline

Carlisle Lake District Airport is to receive a Government grant of up to £8m, a sum that would effectively wipe out its business rates bill for 2020-21.

Preferred A66 Route

Highways England finesses £1bn A66 plan

Neil Tague

The roads authority has issued an update as it seeks to finalise land deals and route options ahead of the next round of consultation on the Northern Trans-Pennine project.

The Swan Hotel And Spa

Medlock starts Swan Hotel refurb 

Dan Whelan

The Oldham-based contractor has been appointed to refurbish the 17th century building on the banks of the River Leven in Newby Bridge, extending the hotel and upgrading its spa facilities.