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.
Standard Life Investments has let the former leisure unit on Hollywood Park in Barrow-in-Furness to Dunelm Soft Furnishings.
Steven Smith promoted from principal inspector in the Carlisle office of the Health & Safety Executive to North West head of operations in Preston.