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Friday, 28 November 2014

Business news from around the county

Public urged to invest in future of upgraded windfarm venture

S60340B.jpg A MAJOR energy company is offering a unique opportunity to invest in a brand new windfarm.

Last updated 28 November 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Something for the weekend - this week's biggest Cumbrian news headlines

In-Cumbria's Tom Little summarise the biggest news headlines across the board in Cumbria, including the most popular online stories and news of a new department store in Carlisle.

Last updated 28 November 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

New chairman for Penrith Building Society

Rob Cairns photo The Penrith Building Society has appointed Rob Cairns as chairman, following the retirement of Stephen Hollins-Gibson in September.

Last updated 28 November 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Cumbrian business leaders want chancellor to invest more in infrastructure

Rob Johnston photo Infrastructure improvements and reform of business rates are top of Cumbrian businesses’ wish-list ahead of the Autumn Statement next week.

Last updated 28 November 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Top prize for Carlisle lingerie store at Best Shop Awards

Turnbulls shop photo It was fourth time lucky for Turnbulls Lingerie store, which took the top prize in the industry’s Best Shop Awards.

Last updated 28 November 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Lidl pledges to use local firms in Maryport build

Lidl Maryport shop graphic Supermarket chain Lidl has pledged to use as many local contractors as possible to build its new Maryport store.

Last updated 28 November 2014
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk

Big ‘yes’ to Lidl store plan

Plans to build a new supermarket in Maryport have been largely welcomed by townsfolk.

Last updated 28 November 2014
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk

Cockermouth firm is 1,000th to get Britain's Energy Coast support

Lakeland Dialysis photo Lakeland Dialysis of Cockermouth has become the 1,000th business to receive support under Britain’s Energy Coast (BEC) ‘Backing Business’ programme.

Last updated 28 November 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Entrepreneurs thriving at Carlisle’s Business Interaction Centre

Business leaders met last night to celebrate the first 12 months of the University of Cumbria’s Paternoster Row facility and hear how it has already given small firms a helping hand.

Last updated 28 November 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Barrow glassmaker’s exhibition aims to be clear winner

50052748B001.jpg rjs AN artist and glassmaker is opening her doors for a one-off event next week.

Last updated 27 November 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

West Cumbrian firm plans to open store in Carlisle

Patrick Lister photo A firm with a long history in west Cumbria is hoping to open its first store in Carlisle.

Last updated 27 November 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

New director for West Cumbria Rivers Trust

Jodie Mills photo A charity which protects rivers and lakes in Cumbria and safeguards their wildlife has appointed a new director.

Last updated 27 November 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Home-grown firms in spotlight at Carlisle's Small Business Saturday

Carlisle small business photo Carlisle is gearing up to put home-grown enterprise under the spotlight.

Last updated 27 November 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

New 'Kendal's Mint' campaign revealed

Kendal An eye-catching new campaign to promote Kendal is set to be launched next year.

Last updated 27 November 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

New digital degrees ‘massive step forward’

P408864.jpg A raft of new Degree Apprenticeships in digital fields have been hailed as a ‘massive step forward'.

Last updated 27 November 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

The Apprentice: I could have done better!

In true Apprentice fashion I’m going to ‘put my balls on the line’ and say I think I would have done well in this week’s task.

Last updated 27 November 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Movers and shakers in Cumbrian business

In-Cumbria guides you through the latest key appointments in the Cumbrian business world.

Last updated 27 November 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Hotel boss blackmailed over internet reviews

danielhardingg A hotel boss claims he has been blackmailed by guests over bad internet reviews.

Last updated 27 November 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

The Apprentice: Episode 8 - the best tweets

James HIll Here is our selection of the best Apprentice tweets for an episode in which James Hill was fired.

Last updated 26 November 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

New firefighters’ burning ambition to help save lives

S52486BB.jpgds THE next generation of emergency fire and rescue operations staff are celebrating after completing their training.

Last updated 26 November 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

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