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Monday, 30 March 2015

Business news from around the county

Pirelli offers reassurance to workers on Chinese takeover

Marco Tronchetti Provera photo A Chinese takeover will have no impact on jobs at Pirelli’s Carlisle tyre factory, the company’s chief executive has promised.

Last updated 27 March 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cash boost for Siemens creates 25 jobs

Siemens Subsea has just been granted £620,000 Government investment - creating 25 jobs.

Last updated 27 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Bid to revitalise Workington's 'industrial spine' as Eastman plant closes

Allerdale council will lead the fight to revitalise Workington’s blighted industrial land. (6 comments)

Last updated 27 March 2015
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk

BREAKING: Ulverston BID set to go ahead

The Ulverston BID project is set to go ahead after 70 per cent of the town's polled businesses voted in favour of the idea.

Last updated 27 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Carlisle could rake in millions with cycling plans

Mike JAmes 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.

Last updated 26 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

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.

Last updated 26 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Former Kangol factory to become offices

The former Kangol factory at Cleator is to be converted into offices.

Last updated 26 March 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Sellafield tops ratepayers list

amc 0506977 A survey of Cumbrian business rates shows that Sellafield has a £32m annual bill while supermarkets make up five of the highest 10 contributors.

Last updated 26 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

West Cumbrian firm’s pitches will have vital Olympics role

SIS Baku stadium photo A Cumbrian firm is playing a vital role in the first European Olympics in Azerbaijan this summer.

Last updated 26 March 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Movers and shakers in Cumbrian business

In-Cumbria brings you the latest movers and shakers in the world of Cumbrian business.

Last updated 26 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Puddings firm flying the flag for Cumbria

Country Puddings photo Country Puddings is the only Cumbrian entry in a list of 50 UK Food Stars.

Last updated 26 March 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

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.

Last updated 26 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Sealy UK sees new tech increase turnover

mbfreeman2 Sealy UK’s Cumbrian factory is reaping the rewards of investment in new technology to create innovative beds and mattresses.

Last updated 25 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Stobart Group in new wood supply deal

Stobart Group has secured its fourth major biomass supply contract in as many months.

Last updated 25 March 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Warning over deflation harming Cumbrian economy

A Cumbrian expert is warning that a prolonged period of deflation could damage the economy.

Last updated 25 March 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbrian firm Story completes £6.5m Hitachi contract

Story Contracting has completed a £6.5m infrastructure contract at Hitachi’s new train factory in County Durham.

Last updated 25 March 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Maryport firm's latest European contract

SIS A Cumbrian firm has played a key role in preparing the venue for the first ever European Olympic Games.

Last updated 25 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

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.

Last updated 25 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Uni to create key 'Northern hub' in new nuclear college project

Chris Nattrass Lakes College Andy Berry Bridgwater College Dave Drury EDF Energy Andy Gates BIS Coli Four education providers have been named as partners in the National College for Nuclear - with the University of Cumbria creating a 'Northern hub'.

Last updated 24 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Vice chancellor's warning over Cumbria's skills gap time bomb

University of Cumbria vice chancellor Peter Strike has warned that more needs to be done to motivate undergraduates to choose key subjects that could solve Cumbria’s skills shortage.

Last updated 24 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

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