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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

How to protect your computer from viruses

Neil Kendall To protect yourself from any form of cyber-attack it is essential to have an antivirus/anti-malware package installed on your computer, according to our IT experts David Allen IT.

Quiz MPs

The Furness branch of the Federation of Small Businesses is finalising plans for its 'once in a generation' political hustings event.

Praise for Cumbrian housing

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A shadow minister said she was “impressed” with a Carlisle housing development and vowed that her party would tackle the housing crisis.

When will Cumbria receive ultrafast broadband?

David Arnold Our IT experts David Allen IT discuss the roll-out of ultrafast broadband as proposed by George Osborne in the recent Budget.

Win a bottle of Kin Toffee Vodka

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Court fee increase will cost us all

Martin Stafford Legal experts Baines Wilson discuss the increase in court fees, which became effective on 9 March 2015.

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My internet connection is really slow, is there anything I can do to improve this?

Gary Martin There are many factors as to why an internet connection can be slow according to our IT experts, David Allen IT.

More Cumbrian business news...

Major contract signed

An electrical safety specialist has just signed a major contract to expand into the rail industry.
Mar 30, 2015 8:16:39 AM

Carlisle: Best dressed doors in the country?

A Carlisle business wants to make sure Carlisle has the ‘best dressed doors in the UK’ with the launch of a new project that could also raise thousands for charity.
Mar 30, 2015 9:01:27 AM

Foreign currency stolen from Cumbrian business

A quantity of foreign and British currency has been stolen from a bureau de change in Keswick.
Mar 29, 2015 10:32:30 AM
Jonathan Lee

Major South Cumbrian initiative is launched

BUSINESS leaders from every industry came together for the launch of an exciting new initiative this morning.
Mar 27, 2015 1:27:20 PM
Mike JAmes

Carlisle could rake in millions with cycling plans

Carlisle could play host to another huge national cycling event and bring millions of pounds of investment to the area with a new cycling network.
Mar 26, 2015 3:30:32 PM

New website and £500k support fund for Eden businesses

Eden last night launched its bid to drive economic growth in the district with a £500,000 support fund and new website to attract investors.
By Nick Turner Mar 25, 2015 8:07:49 AM

Conference will bring huge international firms and tiny SMEs together

A unique west Cumbrian conference is set to bring together the huge international firms and Cumbria’s smallest SMEs.
Mar 26, 2015 7:26:19 AM

Man banned from contacting BAE Systems Barrow boss

A SUBMARINE enthusiast who allegedly bombarded a Barrow shipyard director with letters has been given a restraining order.
Mar 24, 2015 11:58:18 AM

All aboard for Cumbrian business

The Institute of Directors has organised a private train service for 150 potential investors and business people to showcase West Cumbria’s growing business landscape.
Joshua Hammond Mar 23, 2015 11:27:50 AM

Barrow Homebase to close in one week with "everything must go" sale

HOMEBASE in Barrow is due to close at the end of next week with a "everything must go" sale
Mar 20, 2015 11:35:41 AM

Sainsbury's filling station plan rejected

Plans to build a filling station as part of a town centre regeneration scheme have been rejected.
Mar 20, 2015 7:41:56 AM

Carlisle businessman backing Lapping's plans for Blues

Carlisle businessman Robin Brown is backing Andrew Lapping’s plan to bring new investment to Carlisle United.
Mar 19, 2015 2:42:18 PM
coniston brewery

Cumbrian beer among country's best

Some of the best beer in the United Kingdom is being brewed in south Cumbria, it was announced today.
Mar 19, 2015 2:58:18 PM

Carlisle firm wants to changes its name

Carr's Milling Industries, the Carlisle-based agriculture, food and engineering business, wants to change its name to Carr’s Group.
Mar 19, 2015 11:17:25 AM

Tullie House corporate scheme takes off

Tullie House has welcomed its first ever corporate members – Lloyd Motor Group and Gen2.
Mar 19, 2015 8:12:32 AM

Parking charges cut by 60% for Carlisle permits

Motorists commuting into Carlisle are to benefit from reduced parking charges in the city centre.
By Matthew Cobb Mar 19, 2015 11:39:28 AM

Unemployment falls across Cumbria

Unemployment in Cumbria fell again in February, according to official figures released today.
Julian Whittle Mar 18, 2015 10:20:57 AM

Even faster broadband to be rolled out across Britain

George Osborne has announced his intentions to invest in the UK’s digital communications infrastructure.
Mar 18, 2015 4:34:34 PM

Unique social media workshop for voluntary sector

Cumbria’s voluntary groups are being invited to a workshop so they can get a helping hand with social media to boost their organisations and events.
Mar 17, 2015 12:54:02 PM

Ale of success for Millom brewery as superstores stock beers

A PIONEERING brewery has bagged a major contract with a national supermarket chain for its craft beers.
Mar 16, 2015 4:43:59 PM

Digital high street workshops for Cumbrian retailers

Independent Cumbrian retailers are being given the opportunity to perfect their online presence with a series of workshops starting this month.
Mar 18, 2015 7:32:31 AM

Minister signs deal to secure £47m investment in Cumbria

A GOVERNMENT minister has been in Cumbria today to sign a deal that will result in more than £47m being invested in the county.
Mar 16, 2015 12:34:41 PM

Lack of O-levels didn't stop me running £5m business

Gordon McGregor left school with one O-Level and dyslexia, but that didn’t stop him building a business that now has a £5.4m turnover and a 90-strong workforce.
Mar 16, 2015 10:15:35 AM

Bidders for Lake District tarn "don't meet requirements"

NATIONAL park bosses have received five bids for a Lake District tarn - but say none of the would-be buyers are suitable.
Mar 16, 2015 1:12:54 PM

Westmorland on track for new award

Westmorland Ltd’s venture out of Cumbria is paying off - its Gloucester Services has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
Mar 16, 2015 7:46:13 AM

Cumbrian bus firm among top inspirational companies

Bus and coach operator Reays appears in a list of “1,000 companies to inspire Britain” published by the London Stock Exchange.
By Julian Whittle Mar 16, 2015 10:31:52 AM
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