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Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Business news from around the county

Stobart signs £110m biomass deal

Stobart Group has announced a £110m deal to supply fuel to a biomass plant in south Wales.

Last updated 27 January 2015
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Carlisle hotel manager joins city racecourse

colindockertyfgfgh Carlisle Racecourse has appointed Colin Dockerty as its new operations executive.

Last updated 27 January 2015
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Story Contracting recruits 400th employee

Construction firm Story Contracting has recruited its 400th employee.

Last updated 27 January 2015
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Cumbrian firm's £50,000 mail processing order

Totalpost Services of Alston has fulfilled a £50,000 order to supply mail-processing machines to Valldata, the charity payments handler.

Last updated 27 January 2015
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Carlisle can be the San Francisco-style tech capital of the UK

Dan Mason Carlisle should use its inspiring surroundings to become the ‘San Francisco’ tech hub of Britain.

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

Manage more than 35 social media accounts at once

Social media David Allen Find out more about the software that allows you to manage more than 35 social media accounts at once.

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

£3.6 million project launched

A £3.6m wind energy project has been launched in south Cumbria.

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

When is an accountant also a farmer?

Andrew Robinson When it comes to understanding farming there’s no one better than a fellow farmer, someone who understands the specific problems and pressures in the farming sector and has experience of them first hand.

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

Cumbrian schools contest to find leaders of tomorrow

A competition is underway to find the next Richard Branson or Alan Sugar – in Cumbrian primary schools.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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Cumbrian appointed NW Institute of Directors chairman

Mike Perls photo The Institute of Directors has appointed Cumbrian Mike Perls as its chairman in the north west.

Last updated 26 January 2015
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In-Cumbria live report: #inCarlisle

Carr jewellers shop photo Today we are reporting live #inCarlisle asking businesses and business leaders what they think the city needs to boost its economy.

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

Russell Brand challenged to meet Barrow Trident workers

BARROW and Furness MP John Woodcock has challenged “eccentric comedian” and Hollywood film star Russell Brand to come to the town and have a face-to-face showdown over Trident and meet some of the BAE Systems workforce.

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

BAE boss bullish about yard's future

A DATE has been set for the exit from Barrow of the third submarine to be built under the Astute programme.

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

New leader for major nuclear company

A major company in the nuclear industry is welcoming in a new leader.

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

Firm's dramatic appeal for more workers

A leading care company has made a dramatic appeal to attract more carers.

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

Greggs branch closing

A Workington bakery store is due to close down after 19 years in the town. (2 comments)

Last updated 23 January 2015
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk

New West Cumbrian bar and bistro will create 20 jobs

joewilson2301 A new wine bar and bistro is set to open in Cockermouth this summer, creating 20 jobs. (2 comments)

Last updated 23 January 2015
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk

£2.5m wave energy boost for West Cumbrian firm

MPMprototype2301 A Maryport firm is at the centre of a £2.5 million project set to revolutionise energy and create dozens of jobs.

Last updated 23 January 2015
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£1 million Japan nuclear plant boost for Cumbrian firm

reactglasses2301 A Cockermouth technology company has helped to clean up Japan’s Fukushima power plant in a contract worth around £1 million.

Last updated 23 January 2015
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk

‘Magnificent’ students earn surprise plaudits

S57136BB SIXTH formers celebrated their success at a surprise “pop-up” awards ceremony that recognised attendance, effort and “being consistently magnificent”.

Last updated 22 January 2015
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

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