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Monday, 24 November 2014

Business news from around the county

Wearable tech is next big thing predict experts

Apple watch Wearable technology is the next big thing according to the experts at David Allen IT, who are on hand to answer your tech questions.

Last updated 24 November 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Cumbrian businesswoman in artwork by Beatles pop artist

Victoria Farley photo A tea room at Lanercost, near Brampton, appears in a special edition artwork created by the legendary British pop artist Sir Peter Blake.

Last updated 24 November 2014
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Westmorland set for further expansion

Westmorland.jpg One of Cumbria’s fastest growing business empires - the Westmorland Family - is set to expand further following the acquisition of a Scottish service station.

Last updated 24 November 2014
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Westmorland buys motorway service area in Scotland

Sarah Dunning photo The owners of Rheged, near Penrith and Tebay Services on the M6 have bought a motorway service area in Scotland.

Last updated 24 November 2014
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BBC stars grilled by Cumbrian businesses

Tim Campbell and Margaret Mountford Two of TVs biggest business stars were grilled by Cumbrian businesses at an event in Carlisle yesterday.

Last updated 24 November 2014
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Next BBC Dragon revealed ahead of Carlisle masterclass

Dawn Gibbins An entrepreneur speaking in Carlisle next month is being lined up as the next Dragon on the BBC’s Dragons’ Den.

Last updated 24 November 2014
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Building society appoints new chairman

Janice Lincoln, Rob Cairns and CEO Amyn Fazal Penrith Building Society has appointed Rob Cairns as its new chairman following the retirement of Stephen Hollins-Gibson in September.

Last updated 21 November 2014
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Cumbrian releases 'I Won't Survive' as single

Won Cumbria could be home to the next worldwide pop superstar. Local businessman Adrian Davis-Johnston has released as a single his cover of Gloria Gaynor’s hit ‘I will Survive’.

Last updated 21 November 2014
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Honour for inspiring next generation of scientists

S52793BB HRH Princess Anne has presented a South Lakes apprentice with a prestigious national award.

Last updated 20 November 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Most cyber attacks preventable

Eighty per cent of cyber attacks are preventable ‘low level’ incidents, according to a Cumbrian industry expert.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Carlisle land could be freed up for development

Land in and around Carlisle could be freed up for development as part of the National Grid’s multi-billion pound project to connect the Moorside nuclear plant to the grid.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Review charge condemned by Cumbrian businesses

Overwater Hall photo A hotel’s decision to charge a Cumbrian couple for a bad review has been described as ridiculous and bizarre by hotels in the county.

Last updated 20 November 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

New Cumbrian business works with Arsenal football star

Russell Colman and Tom Lloyd A new Cumbrian business is already making waves in the world of film and photography after working with several international clients - and Arsenal and England’s £16m star Calum Chambers.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Barrow estate agents aiming to collect £50k for charity

A CHAIN of estate agents has banded together to raise money for charity.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Cumberland Building Society scoops national award

The Cumberland Building Society is the best in Britain, according to the mortgage industry’s most-respected magazine.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Mission to lure tourists to Cumbria from China

A Lake District hotel group is heading to China this week as part of an initiative to attract more Chinese tourists.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Wine festival drums up business for Cumbrian pub

A rural Cumbrian pub is drumming up extra business by hosting a wine festival.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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New managing director announced for Sellafield

andy paul foster sella There will be a new man in charge of Sellafield from next year.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Hotel fines Cumbrian couple for bad TripAdvisor review

Broadway review A Cumbrian couple have been fined by a hotel for leaving a bad review, prompting warnings that businesses could be breaking the law by enforcing such policies.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Development land could be freed up by multi-billion pound National Grid project

50068781T002.jpg Land in and around Carlisle could be freed up for development as part of the National Grid’s multi-billion pound project to connect the Moorside nuclear plant to the grid.

Last updated 19 November 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

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