in-Cumbria rounds up this week’s appointments and achievements in the Cumbrian business world.

Two members of staff at the Penrith branch of wealth management firm Brewin Dolphin have passed their Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments exams.

Tom Melling passed his private client advice test with merit. Mark Libby, meanwhile, gained a qualification in portfolio construction.

Canon Robert Hannaford, the new vicar at Workington's St John's Church , has been made a Professor Emeritus of the University of Cumbria.

This is an honorary post is in recognition of his years of service.

Law firm Cartmell Shepherd has appointed three trainee solicitors.

Laura Bright, who is originally from Grizedale but now lives in Carlisle is based in Rosehill, Carlisle; Sian Rae, from Wigton, will start her training at the firm’s Brampton office, and Laura Ousby, from Appleby, will work in Viaduct House, in Carlisle city centre.

The Belle Vue Inn at Papcastle, near Cockermouth, is relaunching as

The Spotted Pig next Friday and has appointed a new head chef.

Arron Robertson, from Maryport, learned his craft at Kendal College and has honed his skills at T he Drunken Duck Inn at Barngates, near Ambleside, Chesters by the River at Skelwith Bridge and the Oak Bank Hotel , Grasmere.

Carter Jonas have expand their rural team in Kendal with graduate recruit Rebecca Heuck, who studied rural enterprise and land management at Harper Adams University in Shropshire.

She will work as a rural graduate surveyor, joining the eight-strong team which provides advice to people in Cumbria and Lancashire.