All the latest business news from across The Bay's area of North Lancashire & South Cumbria
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A prospectus has been drawn up in the hope of attracting a buyer for the GSK plant in Ulverston.
Hundreds of dairy producers in Cumbria face a bleak Christmas with no milk price forecast for December.
Cumbria will be in a stronger position to secure economy-boosting investment in its infrastructure after the Government began moves to devolve decision making powers.
A ‘crackers’ social media campaign is being led by a Lancaster insurance Brokers as a thank-you to CancerCare during the festive season.
Four information sessions are being held early next month (December), where local people will be able to find out more about how traffic will be affected by 2018's closure of Lancaster's Greyhound Bridge.
A former rally champion has been announced as the new Duty Manager at one of Cumbria’s top tourist attractions.
Rail workers on Virgin Trains' West Coast route have voted by nine to one to go on strike in a dispute over pay.
SLDC is offering free car parking on Sundays in the run up to Christmas.
The Lancaster & District Homeless Action Shelter will benefit from fundraising efforts by the local Chamber of Commerce.
Marketing Lancashire want people to go on social media and shout about what's "grand" about the county.
Campaigners want Lancaster City Council to make free bus travel possible into Lancaster city centre in the run up to Christmas.
Cumbria and Lancashire's power provider is urging local people to think about the cost savings they could achieve by following a few, simple changes to how they use electricity at home.
Graham Burnard and his son Jordan Burnard have been voted onto the Board of Directors of Morecambe FC.
Unemployment has fallen in the South Lakes but remains static in Barrow, while a slight rise in North Lancashire isn't a cause for concern according to Job Centre bosses.
The world’s largest gathering of outdoor enthusiasts has launched a new initiative to help firms grow their businesses.
Hoteliers in the Lake District have launched a new app in a bid to encourage more visitors to the area.
Thwaites has spent £560,000 on a refurbishment of Lancaster's Toll House.
The region’s power operator, Electricity North West, has started rolling out what it describes as "a revolutionary way" of reducing demand for electricity across Lancaster and the South Lakes - without anyone noticing a difference to their power supply.
Lancashire County Council and the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership have written to the government to encourage further development of the aerospace and advanced manufacturing sector.
A thriving local accountancy and advisory firm has announced a key promotion to its senior executive team.
South Korea's biggest cinema chain is reportedly lining up a £2bn bid for Vue Cinemas - which has screens in Lancaster and Barrow.
A brand new show for businesses in - or supporting the hospitality industry, is coming to Cumbria in the new year.
One year since it opened, the Bay Gateway has been named the "2017 Economic Infrastructure Project Of The Year" at the British Construction Industry Awards.
Furness MP John Woodcock says "significant progress" has been made at the latest meeting in Ulverston to find a buyer for the town's GSK site.
The Lancashire Access to Finance service, which provides fully-funded investment readiness support to SMEs and scale-ups, is celebrating helping its 50th Lancashire business after a new wave of secured funding was announced.
The launch of passenger flights from Carlisle Lake District Airport next year will have a “huge impact” on Cumbria’s economy, a leading figure has said during a visit.
The Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce has met to discuss problems surrounding the demand and supply of commercial properties across the district.
Barrow is gearing up for its Christmas Lights Switch-On event, this coming Saturday (18th November).
Shoppers will be able to enjoy free parking at selected times in Lancaster and Morecambe in the run up to Christmas.
Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has been in Kendal, holding a Q&A session with local businesses.
Cumbria County Council's leader is calling on the county's six MPs to mount a joint case for investment in local roads.
Businesses in Lancaster have responded positively to this week's announcement that Scouting for Girls will be headlining this year's Christmas Lights Switch-On event on the 26th of November.
Hundreds of Sellafield staff have this week been told what jobs they could move to when current roles come to an end - and some face losing a quarter of their income.
Furness MP John Woodcock has joined calls for the government to take a stake in the Moorside nuclear development, as speculation over a buyer for the project intensifies.
Herdy opened its brand new headquarters in Kendal on Tuesday.
Two Cumbrian hotels have scooped awards for top international hospitality at Mayfair in London, beating off stiff competition from across the rest of the UK and Ireland.
The first ever Lancaster Shop Front Awards have been presented at a special ceremony at The Borough, attended by representatives from the selected finalists.
The UK's largest home fragrance company - based in Lindal, has teamed up with a Furness artist to produce a range that it says "encapsulates the essence" of the Lake District.
Baines Wilson has again been rated as one of the top corporate law firms for SME/Owner Managed Businesses in the North West in the respected Chambers Guide 2018.
The boss of a leading e-commerce company has described it as one of “Barrow’s best kept secrets”.
Barrow's Business Improvement District team has teamed up with The Forum to promote the town centre in the run up to Christmas - with prizes on offer for luck winners.
The owner of Lancaster's Marketgate Shopping Centre says it's no surprise that Primark's annual profits nationally have surged.
The original secret recipe for Grasmere Gingerbread has a new home for the first time since the 1960s.
A luxury cruise liner's recruitment team has been telling students on Lancaster & Morecambe College's Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy course about career opportunities at sea.
Cumbria's leading mineral water company has been celebrating its home county after a multi-million pound investment.
It's lip smacking, mouth burning and mind blowing - and it's coming to Lancaster this weekend.
Spirits lovers are being offered the chance to own a stake in a Cumbrian distillery after making £1m worth of shares available for sale.
New trustees with backgrounds in international financial markets and business recovery, have joined the board of the Cumbria Community Foundation.
Cumbria's Chamber of Commerce is reminding members financial help's available to market themselves better.
Lancaster, Barrow and South Lakeland councils have pledged to work together more closely to attract greater investment and employment into the Morecambe Bay area.
Fire insurance claims by farmers have plummeted in the North West.
Ford Bridge both ways closed due to emergency repairs at Bridge Street.