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Thursday, 29 January 2015

Golden age for Carlisle firm after ‘baptism of fire’

Andrew Ashley photo A Cumbrian managing director says that his ‘baptism of fire’ during the recession has made his company stronger as it enters a golden age in its history.

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Major development for Furness Enterprise

A fundamental business support organisation has been given a vital lifeline.
Jan 26, 2015 11:10:37 AM

New leader for major nuclear company

A major company in the nuclear industry is welcoming in a new leader.
Jan 26, 2015 7:30:26 AM

Firm's dramatic appeal for more workers

A leading care company has made a dramatic appeal to attract more carers.
Jan 26, 2015 7:25:45 AM

Cheapest fuel prices in Cumbria revealed

The average family in Cumbria is now spending £50 a month less on fuel than they were six months ago – but experts believe this is probably as good as it will get.
By Nick Griffiths and Jenny Barwise Jan 22, 2015 12:28:42 PM
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New jobs as Cumbrian firm builds device to harness wave power

A new job-boosting device to double wave energy is being tested on the Cumbrian coast.
By Nick Griffiths Jan 21, 2015 8:52:06 AM

Live computer hacking to feature at conference

A Cumbrian security expert has organised a conference that will see ‘ethical hackers’ perform live demos to show how easy it is to hack into computers.
Jan 22, 2015 8:58:11 AM
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Entrepreneur tears up rule book with shop success

A Cumbrian entrepreneur has torn up the business rule book and made the physical version of her online shop a success.
Jan 22, 2015 8:42:43 AM

Cumbrian playground business hosts growth hub event

ONE of Cumbria’s leading exporters opened its doors to welcome members of the public in a free business event on Tuesday.
Jan 22, 2015 8:07:08 AM
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United Utilities outlines reasons for seven-mile Lake District fence

A water company which has sparked opposition to its plans to fence off common land in the Lake District has responded to the concerns.
By Sue Crawford Jan 21, 2015 10:20:40 AM

Small rural businesses suffering due to slow broadband

A NEW report stating that half of rural small businesses are dissatisfied with the quality of their broadband has highlighted a “rural-urban divide”.
Jan 21, 2015 4:15:48 PM

Jobs figures show fall in Cumbrian unemployment

UNEMPLOYMENT in Cumbria fell slightly last month, despite the loss of seasonal jobs.
Julian Whittle Jan 21, 2015 3:08:13 PM

Carlisle-based driver-training company sold for second time in two years

Driver-training specialist System Training has been sold for the second time in two years.
By Julian Whittle Jan 21, 2015 8:23:57 AM
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University of Cumbria professor called up by United Nations

A professor at the University of Cumbria is preparing to embark on a secondment with the United Nations.
By Nick Griffiths Jan 20, 2015 11:32:00 AM

Workington could be next town to get free wifi

Workington could be the next Cumbrian town to get free wifi in a bid to help the town’s businesses.
Jan 21, 2015 8:25:20 AM

Cumbrian chippy wins national award

A Cumbrian chip shop is celebrating after battering its rivals in a national competition.
Jan 20, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Care group expands, saving 25 Cumbrian jobs

A leading care group has acquired two businesses in south Cumbria, saving 25 jobs.
Jan 21, 2015 6:51:10 AM
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Marketing makeover for Carlisle performing arts franchise

Razzamataz Theatre Schools has been rebranded for 2015 with a new look and a revamped website.
Jan 20, 2015 11:32:05 AM
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Cumbria firm to supply tomb for defeated king

The final resting place of a king defeated in battle more than 500 years ago is being supplied by a Cumbrian stone firm.
Jan 20, 2015 9:16:17 AM

Go ahead for £19m Cumbrian motorsport centre

Plans for a £19m M-Sport research and development centre near Cockermouth will go ahead.
Jan 19, 2015 2:09:42 PM

Electric car charge bid in Cumbria grinds to a halt

A scheme to install electric vehicle charging points across Cumbria has hit a bump in the road.
By Caroline Barber Jan 20, 2015 11:33:33 AM

BID go ahead could be 'turning point' for Barrow

Thousands of pounds has been pledged towards developing a Business Improvement District for Barrow.
Jan 19, 2015 11:13:37 PM
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Boom in bottled water sales brings new jobs at Cumbrian firm

Booming demand for bottled water has seen job numbers soar by 20 per cent in five years at Princes Eden Valley.
By Julian Whittle Jan 19, 2015 11:40:42 AM
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Taking over the world from Cumbrian village

Being based in a remote Cumbrian village hasn’t stopped one firm taking on the world.
Jan 19, 2015 2:05:54 AM

Decision on Cumbria A590 roadworks

A DECISION on the delayed A590 roadworks in Cumbria will take place later in the week.
Jan 19, 2015 5:37:19 PM
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Major conference reveals speakers

The full list of big-name speakers at a world-renowned decommissioning conference has been revealed.
Jan 16, 2015 1:19:36 PM

DONG Energy provides training course in Barrow

DONG Energy has joined forces with Maersk Training to ensure the booming UK offshore wind sector has the skills it needs for the future.
Jan 14, 2015 5:06:33 PM
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