All the latest business news from across The Bay's area of North Lancashire & South Cumbria
The manager of a Lancaster pub has paid tribute to the organisers of the Lancaster Music Festival, following this month's successful five-day event.
The new ‘Barrow-in-Furness’ website has been launched, with the town's BID team putting the focus firmly on not just the town centre - but the whole town and beyond.
Lancaster has joined other historic English cities to try and tempt American tourists.
More than £250,000 is going to be spent on initial work to improve the strip of common land on New Road in Kendal that was, for decades, used as an unofficial free car park.
Kendal businesses are set to reap the benefits of the return of The Lakes International Comic Art Festival.
A special question & answer session is being held in Lancaster next week, about EU citizens' rights to stay in the UK after Brexit.
For the first time in its 163-year-old history, Grasmere Gingerbread has launched its most eye-catching campaign to capitalise on autumn tourism.
The Lancaster Music Festival has returned to Lancaster, with gigs covering all genres at more than 40 venues over the next five days.
Barrow Business Improvement District team is getting into the spirit of Halloween this year by organising a Pumpkin Competition.
Kendal has been named in a new list of the UK's top 20 most popular UK destinations for autumn holidays.
Barrow's Business Improvement District is set to launch its brand new website.
Fresh from retaining its 2 AA rosettes, a Cumbrian inn has been featured in not one, not two, but three prestigious hospitality guides for 2018.
A Kendal travel agent says young people are doing well at "adapting" to the changing economy when it comes to booking their holidays.
Three students have been selected by Lancaster University Management School as the first recipients of the new Executive MBA Community Scholarship, aimed especially at not-for-profit organisations serving the Lancaster area.
The University of Cumbria's Academic Developer has been made a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA), an accolade that is highly regarded in the academic world.
The Bay area's water firm United Utilities has been fined £300,000 after supplying water unfit for human consumption to 700,000 customers.
Businesses in Morecambe's West End are being sent a survey by Lancaster City Council asking for views on the introduction of a scheme to improve the quality of rented accommodation in the area - and in turn, help efforts to regenerate the area.
Morecambe-based bath manufacturer Design & Form Limited has announced the appointment of Jordan Petts as Group Marketing Support Manager.
An "Apprentice" style challenge is coming to Lancaster, which will see 12 professionals from local broker Premier BusinessCare take part in a head to head contest throughout October and November in support of the North West Air Ambulance.
One of the region’s largest gatherings of local business people is being held in Barrow next month - and is open to anyone with an interest in the local business world.
Shares in a national pizza chain - which has four branches in the Bay area, have soared by 11%.
BAE Systems says it will not be cutting jobs at it's Barrow site, despite announcing plans for hundreds of job losses across its maritime division.
A group of final year students from the University of Cumbria are looking for a challenge which could benefit businesses in North Lancashire.
The Manager of Lancaster's Business Improvement District team hopes a strong national showing on the high street in September will continue in the run-up to Christmas locally.
Cumbria Tourism is urging businesses to complete a survey capturing the current successes and challenges facing the county’s £2.72 billion tourism sector.
The man behind the return of the Morecambe Carnival has been revealed as one of Marketing Lancashire's three finalists for the title of "Lancashire Tourism Superstar 2017".
The organisers of the Lancaster Music Festival have revealed that there will be no event next year - to give them more preparation time for a tenth anniversary event in 2019.
Lancashire’s business growth hub, Boost, has surpassed another major milestone after helping 2,888 businesses in the county to access business support.
Local business are being reminded to cash in their old £1 coins by next Monday, from when they will no longer be legal tender.
The GMB union has attacked Sellafield's management as it announced two 12-and-a-half hour firefighter strikes will go ahead this month.
A director who helped a Lake District hotel bounce back after the damage caused by Storm Desmond in 2015, is leaving after four years' service.
The Punch Bowl Inn & Restaurant at Crosthwaite in the Lyth Valley has been awarded the ‘Fabulous Food’ award in the Sawday’s British Hotel Awards.
Cumbria’s longest-running trade show is expanding for 2018, thanks to a new partnership between the Lakes Hospitality Association and Cumbria Tourism.
Lancashire's tourism industry is worth more than £4bn to the county's economy, according to new figures.
Students were out in force to grab a bargain on Wedesday October 4th, during Lancaster’s first ever Student Shopping Night.
Hawkshead Brewery was the big Cumbrian success at the SIBA North West Independent Beer Awards.
The manager of the Morecambe Business Improvement District (BID) says last month's confirmation that Lancaster and Morecambe will continue to be covered by CCTV, opens up possibilities for mobile systems to help crack down on key issues like vandalism and fly-tipping.
Efforts to attract more Chinese tourists to the Lake District have continued - this time with a showcase event in London.
Several community groups have benefited from a share of £250,000 of funding from Dong Energy.
South Lakes Safari Zoo is complying with the conditions of its licence under new management.
New Road both ways closed due to strong winds at Bridge Street / New Street.