Cumbria LEP approves £1million of business grants to unlock £35million of growth

CUMBRIA Local Enterprise Partnership has today announced that 32 Cumbrian businesses will be awarded a share of a £1million grant to either support innovation or cut carbon emissions. The LEP’s ‘Innovating for Success’ grant will unlock £2.8 million of businesses own investment, with the grants resulting in over 4,000 tonnes of CO2 savings over the… Continue reading Cumbria LEP approves £1million of business grants to unlock £35million of growth


Grizebeck improvement works update – drop-in session planned

Cumbria County Council are inviting residents and businesses to attend a drop-in session, to hear updates on the detailed design phase of the improvement works that are planned at Grizebeck on the A595. Funding for this scheme has been provided by Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, Cumbria County Council and Department for Transport. The scheme will… Continue reading Grizebeck improvement works update – drop-in session planned


New College partnership to boost opportunities for young people and tackle local jobs gap

Furness College has teamed up with the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership on a new initiative to help more get young people into work after their studies. The project is aimed at providing extra support to help young people to be ready for work and to meet the needs of local employers. Barrow has one of… Continue reading New College partnership to boost opportunities for young people and tackle local jobs gap


New leaders set to champion Cumbria’s businesses

Two Cumbrian business leaders are set to champion the county’s businesses having been appointed to key roles on the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). Mark Brook, of world-leading engineering company James Walker, has been appointed to the LEP Board. As Manufacturing Director of the Cockermouth-based company, he brings to the organisation significant experience of the… Continue reading New leaders set to champion Cumbria’s businesses


Cumbria LEP set to unveil new business grants at its Annual General Meeting

CUMBRIA’S businesses are being encouraged to attend the yearly summit of the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) to find out more about the region’s efforts to grow the economy. The LEP’s Annual General Meeting – set for Friday 30 September at the Castle Green Hotel in Kendal – will also see the details of a new grant… Continue reading Cumbria LEP set to unveil new business grants at its Annual General Meeting


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