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Friday, 01 August 2014

30,000 panels

The first solar park in West Cumbria – consisting of over 30,000 panels – could be built near Egremont. (4 comments)

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Business headlines this week


Confectioner lands order for 250,000 chocolate sprouts

A CUMBRIAN manufacturer is well on the way to creating a quarter of a million chocolate sprouts for a new product.
By Helen Perkins Jul 31, 2014 8:47:38 AM

Consultation plans revealed for new pylon routes

The first details have been announced of a major consultation to give Cumbrians a say on the route of high-voltage power lines to carry electricity from a new nuclear power station at Sellafield.
Jul 31, 2014 2:29:11 AM
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Shop to close after 30 years in Carlisle city centre

Another Carlisle shop is set to close, after three decades in the city centre.
By Duncan Bick Jul 30, 2014 10:41:00 AM

Future of Barrow nuclear waste terminal under scrutiny

THE future of Barrow’s nuclear waste terminal was up for discussion at a public meeting.
Jul 30, 2014 4:43:23 PM

Santander volunteers help Lake District

Workers from Santander’s Cumbrian branches have spent a day helping the Lake District National Park.
Jul 30, 2014 2:30:46 PM

Prototype vessel reaches trials thanks to business grant

A prototype offshore vessel developed in West Cumbria will soon undergo sea trials thanks to a grant from Britain’s Energy Coast (BEC).
By Chris Hansell Jul 30, 2014 1:39:33 PM

Cumbrian Museums celebrate successful apprentices

Cumbria Museum Consortium has celebrated the success of its apprenticeship scheme, with all its recently finishing apprentices finding similar jobs.
Jul 30, 2014 12:30:56 PM

Teaching graduates take the direct route to the classroom

NEWLY qualified teachers are looking forward to getting to work in Cumbrian schools.
Jul 29, 2014 4:09:33 PM

Squid ink beer is firm's latest wacky creation

An experimental Cumbrian brewery is pushing the boundaries with its latest squid ink beer.
Jul 30, 2014 9:25:43 AM
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Lakes hotel to run on water

A pioneering Lake District hotel is planning to use new technology to enable it to run on water.
Jul 29, 2014 12:33:03 PM

Cumbrian brewery goes into administration

A popular Cumbrian brewery has gone into administration.
Jul 29, 2014 8:04:46 AM

Cumbrian business movers and shakers

This is the first in our weekly 'movers and shakers' column, where we reveal who is moving where in the world of Cumbrian business.
Jul 29, 2014 10:16:46 AM

Cumbria's tweeters give service masterclass

This week #cumbriahour tweeters were sharing their tips on how to leave customers feeling happy with your service.
Jul 29, 2014 11:23:53 AM
 Ian Wragg (dad), Kelly Wragg (shop owner) Jayne Wragg (mum), Pam Newsome (Grandma) John Newsome (Gr

Entrepreneur starts dream business at just 20

Kelly Wragg could never have imagined that popping through to Brampton for a coffee with some uni friends would result in her putting in a bid for her dream business just a week later.
Jul 29, 2014 7:49:41 AM

Glaxo group could be broken up in future

The chief executive of one of South Cumbria’s biggest employers – GlaxoSmithKline – has warned that the group could be broken up in future as he overhauls the huge drugmaker.
Jul 28, 2014 12:55:38 PM

Fracking protection for Lake District National Park unless 'exceptional circumstances'

THE Lake District National Park will be protected from fracking unless there are “exceptional circumstances”, ministers have announced today.
Jul 28, 2014 8:11:57 AM

SIS complete first stadium pitch for 2018 World Cup

West Cumbria’s SIS Pitches has added another feather to its cap with the completion of a pitch set to be used for a World Cup semi final in 2018.
By Chris Hansell Jul 28, 2014 4:24:17 PM
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Carlisle card shop best independent in north and Northern Ireland

The greeting card retailer Celebrations has won another award.
By Julian Whittle Jul 28, 2014 1:27:54 PM
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Burnetts manager celebrates 30 years of service

A Burnetts manager is celebrating forging a 30-year career at the law firm this month.
Jul 28, 2014 2:28:54 PM
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Carlisle's Civic Centre could be knocked down

Carlisle's Civic Centre could be flattened to clear the way for a massive shopping development.
Jul 25, 2014 5:13:57 PM
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Carlisle businesses on mission to promote city

Carlisle’s best known businesses have been meeting for the past 12 months to plan how to promote the city as a place to work and live.
Jul 25, 2014 1:53:05 PM
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Brewery expands to meet demand

A Cumbrian brewery has expanded its business by investing thousands in new equipment and taking on more space at the medieval hall where it is based.
Jul 25, 2014 2:09:18 PM

UK's largest Lidl and 30 new jobs for Maryport

Maryport could be home to the largest Lidle in the UK and 30 new jobs if plans for a new store are given the go ahead.
By Tom Little Jul 25, 2014 10:14:11 AM

Business booming for Lakes holiday firm

Business is booming for a Lake District holiday cottage firm as tourists flock to Cumbria this summer.
Jul 28, 2014 12:04:37 PM
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Carlisle pub with 'no long-term future' shut down

A once-thriving Carlisle pub has become the latest to close its doors after bosses said it had “no long-term future”.
By Duncan Bick Jul 24, 2014 11:36:00 AM

£1.80 an hour to park in Whitehaven town centre?

FURIOUS Whitehaven traders have slammed proposals for on-street parking charges of £1.80 on six town centre streets.
By Sarah Robinson Jul 24, 2014 12:02:15 PM

Huge turnover increase for Cockermouth firm

Cockermouth-based training firm NRL has announced a massive 62 per cent turnover increase for the first half of 2014.
Jul 24, 2014 9:56:30 AM

Bailiffs ordered to seize assets worth £8,044 from Barrow skip firm

A JUDGE has given bailiffs the all-clear to swoop on a Barrow skip firm after more than £8,000 in fines went unpaid.
Jul 24, 2014 2:02:19 PM

Cumbrian businesses urged to 'buy social'

Cumbrian businesses are being encouraged to get one new social enterprise into their supply chain ahead of 'Social Saturday' later this year.
By Tom Little Jul 24, 2014 12:32:33 PM
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Housing deal at Cumbrian rugby club quashed

Controversial plans for a housing development which would have pumped £1 million into a rugby club have been quashed at the eleventh hour.
By Jenny Barwise Jul 24, 2014 11:48:52 AM

Hundreds sign up to halt Barrow parking charges

SIGNATURES have been flooding in calling for a re-think over plans to pass controversial on-street parking charges.
Jul 28, 2014 3:49:33 PM
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Cumbria County Council bosses vote in favour of South Lakes on-street parking charges

CONTROVERSIAL on street parking charges are heading to the South Lakes after county bosses voted in favour of the move.
Jul 24, 2014 11:03:35 AM
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Browse the digital version of the latest edition of In-Cumbria magazine

EM In-Cumbria emag front 10 The latest edition of the In-Cumbria magazine is out now and available to buy in newsagents across Cumbria and you can also browse through a digital version online. Get in touch if you would like the In-Cumbria magazine distributed to you by emailing nick.turner@cnmedia.co.uk

Energy Coast supplement

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