A popular toy shop is celebrating its second birthday.
A family run Kendal business is expanding into a larger showroom and workshop as sales are on the increase.
Cranstons has highlighted the firms from Cumbria and southern Scotland which will supply its revamped Carlisle store.
A family butchery firm is carving itself a place in the hearts of Carlisle meat-lovers after expanding its business into the city.
Three Cumbrian firms have collected prizes at the national Family Business of the Year Awards.
Cumbria-based financial experts Armstrong Watson work with family businesses all over the country. These include fit-out and construction specialists Simpson (York) Ltd, involving two generations of the Gatenby family. Nick Brownlee reports
Beryl Gatenby sat for portrait artist Helen Perkins for the Face Forward project.
Unlocking the full potential of Cumbrian companies - and working out why they really exist - was the focus of the Business Improvement programme event at Armathwaite Hall. Giles Brown reports
See the progression of Beryl Gatenby's portrait for the Face Forward project.
The second family business conference is to take place on Thursday, October 19 at The Halston in Carlisle.