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Thursday, 24 July 2014

Cumbria’s £3bn grid connection: everything you need to know

EM Pylon consultation map 1 In-Cumbria has grilled National Grid on plans to connect a proposed nuclear power station in West Cumbria and a number of offshore windfarms to the grid.

30,000 panels

The first solar park in West Cumbria – consisting of over 30,000 panels – could be built near Egremont. (3 comments)

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Business headlines this week


New firm will connect SMEs to huge investments

One of Cumbria’s newest businesses looks to be in prime position to take advantage of the massive investments coming into the county in the next couple of decades.
By Tom Little Jul 23, 2014 8:34:54 AM

Popular networking event gets new venue

A new venue has been announced for the next in a series of popular networking events.
Jul 23, 2014 1:11:47 PM
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National award for Penrith Building Society

The Penrith Building Society has been crowned “best local building society” at the What Mortgage Awards 2014.
By Julian Whittle Jul 22, 2014 7:26:57 PM

Barrow students celebrate success

PROUD students donned mortar boards and gowns to celebrate achieving a range of degrees and higher education qualifications.
Jul 22, 2014 4:44:15 PM

World Cup prints idea scores global success

A FURNESS firm has played its part in a web sensation thanks to the World Cup.
Jul 22, 2014 4:29:17 PM
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Lakes authority opening times decision 'unjust'

A Keswick business owner has described his treatment by the Lake District National Park Authority ‘unjust’ after a decision on its opening times was deferred until August.
By Chris Hansell Jul 23, 2014 6:46:47 AM

Digital tactics transforming Cumbrian businesses

A marketing guru is not only transforming her own business with the latest digital tactics, but scores of others in Cumbria,
By Tom Little Jul 23, 2014 7:20:54 AM

Investment gives pool boost

A swimming pool in Windermere could reopen after new investment was found.
By Chris Hansell Jul 23, 2014 6:40:14 AM

Double jobs boost in Carlisle

Bakery firm Coultons Bread is creating 20 jobs with the opening of a new distribution centre at Kingmoor Park, Carlisle.
Jul 22, 2014 11:50:36 AM

Nestle profit transformation

Nestle is back in profit after recording a £12.7m loss in 2012.
Jul 22, 2014 3:34:04 PM

Maryport firm SIS Pitches completes job in Copenhagen

SIS Pitches has completed a re-turf at Parken Stadium, home to FC Copenhagen and the Danish national football team.
Jul 22, 2014 8:39:15 AM

FSB outlines opposition to parking fees

The Federation for Small Business has said it will continue its campaign against Cumbria County Council’s planned on-street parking charges even after the plans are implemented.
By Chris Hansell Jul 21, 2014 3:30:13 PM

SIS will start work at Derby County in August

West Cumbria’s SIS Pitches is set to start work modernising Derby County training centre in early August.
Jul 21, 2014 4:26:02 PM

Frank built 42-year career with West Cumbrian construction company

One of Thomas Armstrong’s longest serving employees has retired after 42 years with the West Cumbrian building group.
Jul 18, 2014 3:37:16 PM
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Day out at Maryport for Iggesund golfers

Fifty people took to the Maryport fairways last week to enjoy a round of golf and to support a fellow worker at Iggesund.
Jul 18, 2014 3:42:31 PM

'National Grid plans disappointing' says MP

A Cumbrian MP has described National Grid proposals on the expansion of Cumbria’s power network as ‘disappointing’.
By Chris Hansell Jul 17, 2014 11:18:03 PM
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Cumbria's Thomas Graham firm to train 12 apprentices

The steel stockholder Thomas Graham is taking on 12 apprentices at its sites in Egremont, Carlisle, Kendal and Morecambe.
Jul 18, 2014 11:31:14 AM

Carlisle's only four-star hotel sold

Carlisle's only four-star hotel, the Hallmark in Court Square, has been sold in a £75m deal.
Jul 18, 2014 12:01:02 PM
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Massive tunnel for £3bn Cumbria grid connection

A huge tunnel under Morecambe Bay has emerged as the preferred way of transporting new power cables from Cumbria to the grid.
Jul 17, 2014 11:19:47 PM

New funding to boost Sellafield clean-up

Innovus has partnered with Sellafield to enable businesses to develop technologies to accelerate the decommissioning mission at the facility.
Jul 18, 2014 12:18:35 PM

Protests hit streets as charges for Barrow on-street parking close in

The potential cost and zones for Barrow town centre on-street parking charges have been decided.
Jul 17, 2014 10:43:46 AM

Unemployment falls again in Cumbria

Unemployment in Cumbria fell again last month and has plunged by 27 per cent in the last year.
Jul 17, 2014 10:56:40 AM

‘Nothing we can do’ say Lakes chiefs in parking meter row

PARKING meters are to be installed at a Lake District beauty spot – but national park chiefs claim there is nothing they can do about it.
Jul 17, 2014 10:40:59 AM
Plans for a state-of-the-art Engineering Centre at Kendal College

Plans for new £1.89million Engineering Centre in Cumbria revealed

PLANS for a new £1.89million Engineering Centre in Cumbria have been revealed.
Jul 17, 2014 9:50:52 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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