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Saturday, 01 November 2014

Business news from around the county

Cumbria apprentice’s experiment set to be highlight of fair

50069784B002 AN enthusiastic Cumbria apprentice is planning a zesty experiment for a major science and engineering event which is heading back to Furness next month.

Last updated 31 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Maryport firm creates special pitch for blind footballers

Blind pitch photo Maryport firm SIS Pitches has installed a special pitch for blind footballers at the FA’s National Football Centre.

Last updated 31 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Firm gets approval to lead fight on cyber attacks

dateam David Allen IT Solutions has been approved to deliver advice and guidance under a national scheme to fight cyber attacks.

Last updated 31 October 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbrian chef takes a few pointers from The Apprentice

twsausage A Cumbrian-based celebrity chef has drawn a few lessons from the latest episode of popular BBC television show The Apprentice, as he prepares to launch his own online TV channel.

Last updated 31 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Carlisle lingerie shop in running for national award

Turnbulls photo Turnbulls Lingerie in Carlisle is in the running for a prestigious industry award.

Last updated 31 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

South Lakeland sees new jobs and housing

South Lakeland District Council this week revealed the building of 125 affordable homes and the creation of 61 jobs.

Last updated 31 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Story Contracting launch management scheme

A new management scheme has been launched by Cumbrian builder Story Contracting.

Last updated 31 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Cybermoor part of global broadband event

Cumbrian social enterprise Cybermoor is set to be part of a major international day to promote fibre broadband.

Last updated 31 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Service boosted by Cumbria bikers’ charity ride

A MOTORCYCLE group revved its engines and went on a ride to raise money for a lifesaving service.

Last updated 30 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Social media idea to help firms grow

THE government-led Business Support Helpline is set to launch a weekly Business Support Hour campaign via Twitter next week.

Last updated 30 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Cumbria jobcentre changes

HIGH-TECH equipment, including specially-designed computers that bring all Jobcentre services into one device, will be installed at Jobcentres across Cumbria.

Last updated 30 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Cumbria nuclear expert’s joy at young people’s success

MORE than 100 apprentices from Sellafield Ltd were joined by Dr Dame Sue Ion to mark the end of their apprenticeship and the beginning of a promising career in the nuclear industry.

Last updated 30 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Best development award for Carlisle's Story Homes

Story Homes award photo House builder Story Homes has won a ‘best development’ gong at the UK Property Awards.

Last updated 30 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Official opening for huge offshore windfarm today

A Cumbrian windfarm will be officially opened today with the promise that it will secure hundreds of jobs in Furness for decades.

Last updated 30 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Story Homes submits plans for 99 Carlisle houses

Story Homes has submitted plans for new homes on the edge of Carlisle which it says will create hundreds of jobs.

Last updated 30 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Roman fertility god banned by Facebook

Rude man of Papcastle An amazing Roman statue of a fertility god unearthed by Cumbrian archaeologists has been judged to be too rude for Facebook.

Last updated 29 October 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Sisters’ Barrow stall has quality clothes range all sewn up

50069348B000.jpgds TWO sisters have joined forces to set up a Barrow market stall selling high-quality children’s clothing.

Last updated 29 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Workington Jobcentre first in Cumbria to go digital

Jobcentre pad photo The Jobcentre in Workington has become the first in Cumbria to go digital. (1 comment)

Last updated 29 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Booths supermarkets bashing bigger rivals with profits boost

Edwin Booth photo Regional supermarket chain Booths has seen profits jump by 6.9 per cent, in stark contrast to the woes of bigger rivals Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons.

Last updated 29 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

High-tech firm unveils new manufacturing facility

50069626B002.jpgds A HIGH-TECH firm which designs remotely-operated vehicles has unveiled its new manufacturing facility.

Last updated 29 October 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

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