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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Business news from around the county

Lighting firm’s success is beacon, says trade boss

S35009B A LIGHTING developer has been praised for helping to place Cumbria at the forefront of the UK’s LED industry.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Cumbrian unemployment rises for third month running

Unemployment in Cumbria rose in March for the third month running.

Last updated 16 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Preferred bidder for £1.4 billion Sellafield project

Sellafield photo The preferred bidder has been announced for a new £1.4 billion Sellafield project.

Last updated 16 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Chippy owner celebrates milestone since expansion

50061841B003.jpgds A CHIP shop owner is celebrating the expansion of his business 12 months after opening his second outlet in South Cumbria.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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More mopeds help young people to scoot into work

S34897B A FLEET of new scooters are available to help young people access education, training and employment.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Overcoming barriers to gaining employability skills

ONE of our innovative solutions is Wheels 2 Work. Our recent purchase of scooters, thanks to Children in Need funding, means we now have five scooters available for loan in the Furness area.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Insights into GSK expansion

50055219B006.jpgds THE man responsible for delivering a new £350m Ulverston factory where medicines of the future will be discovered will give an insight into the project at a Barrow public lecture this week.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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MEP hails training success

S34787B.jpgds A EUROPEAN politician visited a major employer in the South Lakes to praise the apprenticeship opportunities on offer.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Electronics are light of town

0484123.jpg ULVERSTON and electronics go together. The town is the home of specialists that are well known, such as Oxley Developments Marl International, Forge Europa and Chro-matechnics, all of which have an LED and lighting specialism.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Teacher helps schools to compute new IT curriculum

S34902B A SOUTH Cumbria firm has launched a first product of its kind to support primary schools in teaching the new primary computing curriculum.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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‘Anything is possible and never give up’

50054346B000.jpg JACKIE Davenport, 52, lives in Askam and runs Capital D – a designer children’s wear shop in Market Street, Dalton, which opened in October.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Sales strong at quality cattle’s ‘Limmy Day’

S34762B ULVERSTON Auction saw “Limmy Day” being another successful day’s trading, with many thanks going to the sponsors of the show: North West Limousin Cattle Breeders Association, Armstrong Watson, Barclays Bank, Browne & McKinney, Eric Sharp, Fox Fencing, Furness & South Cumberland Supply, IMS Cumbria; Mark Duerden, Martin Hool Construction Ltd, NFU Mutual, and Ribble Fuel Oils.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Salon moves ahead with a topping new fashion idea

50059992B004 A NEW business has opened up in an established salon.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Businesses toast county’s 40th anniversary

AN event took place to celebrate the role of business in the 40 years since the creation of Cumbria.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Can I test my staff for taking drugs?

Last updated 16 April 2014
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£2m Carlisle station upgrade to be officially opened

Carlisle Pendolino train photo A £2 million revamp of Carlisle station will be opened by the city’s mayor Ray Bloxham today.

Last updated 15 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

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.

Last updated 15 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

BT challenged on broadband ‘secrecy’

Broadband photo South Lakes MP Tim Farron is pressing communications minister, Ed Vaizey, to order BT to disclose where rural broadband will be delivered.

Last updated 15 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

New appointment to drive business growth

Mark Goss A Kendal-based vehicle hire firm has cemented its ambitious growth plans by hiring a new asset procurement director.

Last updated 15 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

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