Energy firm expands with VC backing

Carlisle-based EcoLogicLiving, a supplier of renewable energy and heating technologies, said it would double turnover this year to £3.6m following a £500,000 venture capital investment.

Green energy firm secures VC investment

Carlisle-based EcoLogicLiving, a reseller of renewable energy and power technologies, has secured £500,000 from the North West Fund for Energy and Environmental.

Planit-IE selected for Windermere vision

A team led by landscape architects Planit-IE has been appointed to map out a 20-year plan for the major redevelopment of Brockhole, the Lake District Visitor Centre on the shores of Windermere.

Forestry firm fined £15k over worker’s death

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.

HLF supports Morecambe Bay conservation bid

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded provisional grant support towards preserving the distinctive landscape of Morecambe Bay as part of a national initiative.

Barrow to benefit from £1.6bn Irish Sea wind farm

Danish energy giant DONG Energy and Scottish Power Renewables have agreed to go ahead with the construction of a 108-turbine wind farm in the Irish Sea, with an operational base in Barrow-in-Furness.