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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Business news from around the county

Cumbrian sisters earn prestigious engineering awards

nukefam2 Sellafield engineer Lynsay Kelly has won an award from the Nuclear Institute, just after her sister was crowned “apprentice of the year” in the Golden Apples.

Last updated 22 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Don't trash your tech campaign launched

Dave Bowden of Cumbria Recycling and Neil Kendall of David Allen IT Solutions In-Cumbria has teamed up with the experts from David Allen IT Solutions to launch our ‘Don’t trash your tech’ campaign, to help businesses recycle old tech into the Cumbrian community.

Last updated 22 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

TV channel from Cumbria to launch

Peter Sidwell photo One of Cumbria’s most famous chefs and entrepreneurs is preparing to launch his own TV channel.

Last updated 22 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Record-breaking Wigton firm triumphs

In the final:  Site manager George Lattimer of JJ Lattimer A record-breaking Cumbrian construction firm has scooped three regional awards in a national competition to find the best site managers in Britain - beating over 15,000 others in doing so.

Last updated 22 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Cutting-edge renewable energy tech developed

Jonathan Smith of Smith Engineering (left) and Nick Lancaster from Langdale Estate in front of the w Cumbria is becoming a hub for the latest cutting-edge renewable technology.

Last updated 22 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Skilful students show why sessions are sew successful

50069346B009 ARTISTIC entrepreneurs have been given a boost in their ambitions to tap into the vintage and crafts market thanks to a series of courses.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Cumbria teen Sarah urges other young people to take part in scheme

50069391B004 YOUNG people from across Furness and the South Lakes have attended graduation ceremonies to celebrate completing the National Citizen Service scheme.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

‘We must keep up to technological speed’

TECHNOLOGY is advancing at such a speed that the education system must be reviewed and improved in order to keep pace, research suggests.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Nurse’s treatment providing non-surgical loss of inches

50069250B004 AN innovative new beauty treatment is on offer in Furness thanks to a nurse’s ambitions to start her own business.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Get plugged in to opportunity

The forthcoming £1bn investment by National Grid in its North West Coast 400Kv connections project will take pride of place on October 28 at a business briefing jointly organised by National Grid and Furness Enterprise.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Hammer falls on lots of properties

A PROPERTY auction company has sold more lots so far this year – a month ahead of last year.

Last updated 21 October 2014
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Milestone represents seven years of safe working

A CONSTRUCTION firm which has worked at a nuclear site for 25 years has reached a safety milestone.

Last updated 21 October 2014
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Becky follows in the artistic footsteps of her illustrious Lakeland ancestors

X903965.jpg BECKY Heaton Cooper is director and general manager of the Grasmere studio and gallery established by the landscape painter Alfred Heaton Cooper in 1905. His artist son William Heaton Cooper, Becky’s grandfather, built the present gallery in 1938.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Increased trade saw good prices paid for lambs at auction mart

A PLEASING number was forward at last week’s auction mart to a good ringside of buyers.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Family building firm scoops three regional awards

Lattimer wins photo A north Cumbrian building firm has come out tops in the regional heat of a contest which recognises quality in the house-building industry.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

40 new jobs on cards as KFC plans Carlisle drive-through

KFC logo Fastfood chain KFC is planning to open a drive-through restaurant in Carlisle, creating up to 40 jobs.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Visits up at Pencil Museum in Keswick

One of Cumbria’s quirkiest tourist attractions has seen a surge in visitor numbers.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Majestic Wine wants shop in Penrith

Majestic Wine wants to open a store in Penrith.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Campaign to attract major retailers to Kendal

South Lakes MP Tim Farron has started a campaign to attract major national retailers to Kendal.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Cumbria businessman's parody is viral marketing hit

A Cumbrian businessman’s unique parody of ‘I will Survive’ has become a viral marketing hit on social media, and put a spotlight on West Cumberland Hospital.

Last updated 21 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

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