Cockermouth Business News

Coach firm spreads the word

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A fleet of coaches is driving home the message that Cockermouth is ‘open for business’. Reays Coaches, an award-winning travel company based in Wigton, near Carlisle, has agreed to put banners in the rear windows of 12 of its vehicles to promote the town. They made the generous offer after being approached by Cockermouth and District Chamber of Trade.

Cheers for Jennings!

Jennings is back in business after being devastated by the floods.

Production at the Castle Brewery is already back up to normal capacity, brewing 1,000 barrels of its famous ales each week. Final repairs are now being made to restore the company’s shop and brewery tour and these are expected to be open to the public in April.

During the four months it was closed for repairs, the brewery raised a massive £178,497 for the Cumbria Flood Recovery Fund. A donation of 10p from every pint sold in that time was given to the Fund.