TIME is running out for Cumbrian businesses to claim their free 'We're open for business' listing.

The team at Newsquest Cumbria and LocaliQ want to help local businesses big and small get back on their feet with a free listing in a new 'We're open for Business' supplement.

No matter what sector, businesses owners are being offered access to a free platform to tell their customers old and new when they are opening and what they have on offer.

Listings collected by the team behind The Mail, News & Star, The Westmorland Gazette, the Times & Star, The Whitehaven News and in Cumbria will be displayed in a county-wide supplement designed to help local businesses and traders reach out to their customers.

Newsquest Cumbria is the biggest publisher in the county reaching more readers than ever before.

Vanessa Sims, regional group editor Newsquest Cumbria, said: “The coronavirus pandemic has brought many businesses to their knees.

“The idea for We are open for Business was simple. How can we help Cumbrian businesses and traders get back on their feet.

“These free listings will enable business owners to harness the power of the huge reach of Newsquest Cumbria for free.

“So whether it is your new opening times and dates you want to advertise or new product lines or menu this is the vehicle for you.

"So make sure you don't miss out and submit your listing today."