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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Business news from around the county

Sports teams pitch in to help Barrow children’s challenge

S63514BB YOUNGSTERS have won the support of two town sports teams to help them with a charity challenge.

Last updated 31 March 2015
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Youngest finalists prove they can hack it in business world

50075002B001.jpgRH PUPILS from a secondary school have become the youngest ever to make it to the county finals of an enterprise competition.

Last updated 31 March 2015
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Students set to earn full degree on Cumbria site

A0248167.jpg A SOUTH Lakes college is offering students the chance to complete a full degree in education on one site.

Last updated 31 March 2015
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Power cuts in South Cumbria

Power cuts are affecting south and north Cumbrian businesses with power not set to return until 5.30 this afternoon.

Last updated 31 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Over 100 Cumbrian jobs at risk

Over one hundred jobs are at risk in Cumbria as a firm looks to replace staff with machines.

Last updated 31 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Passenger services may start from Carlisle Airport next April

Carlisle Airport photo Scheduled passenger flights from Carlisle Airport could take off in a year’s time.

Last updated 31 March 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Airport latest: Stobart applies for government subsidy

Stobart Air is applying for a government subsidy to launch passenger flights from Carlisle Airport.

Last updated 31 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

29,000 apprenticeships created in Cumbria in five years

More than 29,000 apprenticeships have been created in Cumbria since 2010, according to figures published by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Last updated 30 March 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Social landlords join forces to reduce costs

Social landlords photo Two Castle Housing Association has set up a joint venture with another social landlord to reduce costs.

Last updated 30 March 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Bridgestone may make bid to take over Pirelli

Marco Tronchetti Provera photo The Japanese automotive giant Bridgestone could step in with a counter takeover bid for Pirelli.

Last updated 30 March 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Carlisle: Best dressed doors in the country?

A Carlisle business wants to make sure Carlisle has the ‘best dressed doors in the UK’ with the launch of a new project that could also raise thousands for charity.

Last updated 30 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Major contract signed

An electrical safety specialist has just signed a major contract to expand into the rail industry.

Last updated 30 March 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

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. (10 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

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