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.
Rob Cairns, chief executive of Furness Building Society, has been appointed chairman of Barrow Regeneration.
The Forum for the Built Environment will be launching its Lancashire and Cumbria branch in Preston in June.
GlaxoSmithKline has concluded the divestment of Ulverston canal in Cumbria to special purpose company Ulverston Canal Company.
DTZ has been appointed by Carlisle Renaissance and Carlisle City Council to help on the area’s employment sites study.