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Thursday, 24 April 2014

Scotland debate

An independent Scotland would take responsibility for its nuclear material currently at Sellafield, First Minister Alex Salmond has said.

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10 ways to enhance running your business

Glenn Clifford The business world can be challenging, hectic and stressful. Whatever your trade here are some ideas for increasing profits, minimising stress and improving your business.

Business headlines this week

92 homes on cards for Kangol site

NINETY-TWO new houses could be built on the former Kangol site in Cleator.
Apr 17, 2014 3:21:42 PM
Frances Richards

Commerical property team expands to match growth in Cumbrian economy

Commercial law firm Baines Wilson LLP is expanding its team of property solicitors in anticipation of further growth in the Cumbrian economy..
Apr 17, 2014 9:51:05 AM

Businesses share money saving tips

In-Cumbria picks out some of the top tweets from the weekly online Twitter phenomenon that is the #CumbriaHour. Businesses shared tips on how to save money.
Apr 15, 2014 2:02:53 PM
Mark Goss

New appointment to drive business growth

A Kendal-based vehicle hire firm has cemented its ambitious growth plans by hiring a new asset procurement director.
Apr 15, 2014 11:12:22 AM

Stobart Group completes £280m Eddie Stobart deal

Stobart Group has completed a £280 million deal to sell a majority stake in the Eddie Stobart haulage business to a private-equity investor.
Apr 14, 2014 11:07:03 AM

Cumbria business to bid farewell to famous fundraisers

Two fundraisers who have made headlines with their unusual bid to raise £150,000 will be bid farewell by an award winning Cumbrian business.
Apr 15, 2014 12:14:51 PM

Traffic concerns delay decision on new Carlisle supermarket

Plans for a new supermarket have been delayed because people living opposite would never manage to get there.
By David Hemming Apr 14, 2014 12:25:04 PM
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Cumbrians to star in BBC documentary

Two United Utilities workers from north Cumbria are to feature in a BBC2 documentary about the firm’s work.
By Phil Coleman Apr 12, 2014 11:28:00 AM
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Potential buyer for under-threat Tata Steel foundry

Dozens of jobs could be saved at Workington’s under-threat Tata Steel foundry as a potential buyer has stepped in.
By Jenny Barwise Apr 13, 2014 10:22:58 AM
Philip Day photo

Cumbrian business tycoon's holiday homes plan

Business tycoon Philip Day – the owner of Edinburgh Woollen Mill – wants to build holiday homes in the grounds of his castle at Corby Hill.
Apr 11, 2014 2:30:35 PM
Andrew Tinkler photo

Vow over plans for Carlisle airport from haulage boss

Haulage boss Andrew Tinkler says he’s not giving up on Carlisle airport and is working on new plans.
By Phil Coleman Apr 11, 2014 2:13:00 PM
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Carlisle can't cope with any more budget supermarkets - claim

Carlisle is at saturation point with budget supermarkets and can’t cope with any more, the boss of a chain of convenience stores has warned.
By Ian Duncan Apr 11, 2014 1:35:28 PM

Independence referendum masking wider problems

THOSE of us who attended the debate on the independence referendum in the Eskdale Hotel came away no wiser than when we went in.
Apr 10, 2014 3:03:57 PM

Ast Signs creates 19 extra jobs and targets triple turnover

A Cumbrian signage firm has created 19 extra jobs and plans to increase turnover by 40 per cent following support from Cumbria Business Growth Hub.
Apr 9, 2014 11:17:46 AM

Johnny Ball to help promote engineering at Energus

TV presenter Johnny Ball will be hosting an exhibition and lecture event next month.
Apr 10, 2014 11:35:08 AM

DIY firm to create 40 new jobs in north Cumbria

Forty new jobs are being created, with the opening of a new store.
By Emily Parsons Apr 9, 2014 3:17:56 PM

Former Barrow shipyard chief’s legacy still in evidence today

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Barrow shipyard boss who oversaw the start of the 1980s Trident contract.
Apr 9, 2014 3:20:12 PM

Barrow rugby club and firm in court battle over pitch work

A ROW over work on a Barrow rugby pitch has ended up in court – with the business wanting payment for the job and the club refusing to settle the bill.
Apr 10, 2014 1:45:36 PM
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Stobart Group to submit new plan for Carlisle Airport

Stobart Group will submit a fresh planning application to redevelop Carlisle Airport, says the firm’s chief executive Andrew Tinkler.
By Phil Coleman Apr 9, 2014 12:01:36 PM

Carr’s Milling buys engineering firm for £2.75m

Carr’s Milling has acquired Chirton Engineering for an initial sum of £2.75m, which could rise to £5.2m in five years.
Apr 9, 2014 9:30:26 AM

Deal to buy Carlisle food testing firm complete

Carlisle food testing firm Kingmoor Technical Services has been acquired by one of its competitors for an undisclosed sum.
Apr 9, 2014 11:32:35 AM
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Historic Lake District home aims to be official attraction

AN historic Lake District building, once visited by Beatrix Potter on her first trip to Cumbria, has asked for permission to become an official visitor attraction.
Apr 11, 2014 12:15:59 PM

Cumberland Building Society buys H&H Borderway Finance

The Cumberland Building Society has secured a deal to purchase car loan firm H&H Borderway Finance.
Apr 8, 2014 9:02:09 AM

Lord Digby Jones opens Cumbria Rural Growth Hub

Digby Jones photo

A hub to help Cumbrian businesses flourish has been opened by television personality and business guru Lord Digby Jones.

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Browse the digital version of the latest edition of In-Cumbria magazine

EM In-Cumbria 9 front 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

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