TWO Cumbrian chief executives will be speaking at an upcoming business event.

Lawrence Conway, chief executive of South Lakeland District Council and Richard Leafe, chief executive of Lake District National Park will be speaking individually before taking questions at this month's LA23NET event.

South Lakes businesses are invited to the evening where topics including planning, business rates and affordable housing will be up for discussion.

Run on behalf of Rotary Club of Windermere, the event takes place on November 2 at the Belsfield Hotel in Bowness from 5.30pm.

Tickets can be booked by emailing