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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Business news from around the county

Squid ink beer is firm's latest wacky creation

An experimental Cumbrian brewery is pushing the boundaries with its latest squid ink beer.

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

First contract for Cumbria nuclear plant up for tender

P48835.jpg rjs THE first contract has been put out to tender for the Moorside nuclear facility in Cumbria.

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

Opportunities with GSK plan

S40179B A CLOSE look at the detail of GSK’s outline planning application now under consideration by South Lakeland District Council reveals just how significant GSK bio-pharm investment is for Furness.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Teaching graduates take the direct route to the classroom

S43493BB NEWLY qualified teachers are looking forward to getting to work in Cumbrian schools.

Last updated 29 July 2014
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Extra English and maths tuition all adds up for children

S43513BB MORE than 40 children have graduated from a maths and English course.

Last updated 29 July 2014
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Decision due on Barrow coffee and sandwich shops

S36278B.jpg A DECISION is imminent on whether a global brand coffee shop will open another store – and a major sandwich franchise will also open if the plans are approved.

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

Golden opportunity to get fit in workplace challenge

P04178 EMPLOYEES across Cumbria are being urged to use the Commonwealth Games as inspiration to get fit this summer and be part of the Workplace Challenge.

Last updated 29 July 2014
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Lakes cottages firm celebrates 10 successful years

BUSINESS is booming for a Lake District holiday cottage firm as tourists flock to Cumbria this summer.

Last updated 29 July 2014
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Cheery ringside at mart helped keep prices on track with national trends

S43289BB ANOTHER pleasing number was put forward to the usual cheery ringside of buyers in attendance, meeting a trade similar to the national trends.

Last updated 29 July 2014
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Women with vision line up for enterprise awards

S43453BB A PRESTIGIOUS awards ceremony which recognises the entrepreneurial pro-wess of business-women will feature 11 businesses from Cumbria, including a dog training school and a beauty therapist.

Last updated 29 July 2014
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Generous firms give a boost to bay rescuers

S43538BB A GENEROUS donation from an international business has ensured that a local rescue team has all the tools to tackle an emergency.

Last updated 29 July 2014
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Laura Ashley opens luxury Windermere hotel

Belsfield Hotel Iconic design brand Laura Ashley has launched a luxury boutique hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere.

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

More people than ever before now working in Cumbria

George Beveridge  photo More people in Cumbria are in work than ever before, according to the county’s Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

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

Mixed response for Lake District's fracking protection

There has been a mixed reaction to a Government announcement that the Lake District National Park will be protected from fracking to extract shale gas.

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

Lakes hotel to run on water

Low Wood A pioneering Lake District hotel is planning to use new technology to enable it to run on water.

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

Cumbrian business movers and shakers

This is the first in our weekly 'movers and shakers' column, where we reveal who is moving where in the world of Cumbrian business.

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

North Cumbrian brewery goes into administration

Fiona Deal photo A Cumbrian brewery has gone into administration.

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

Cumbrian brewery goes into administration

A popular Cumbrian brewery has gone into administration.

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

Firms still scared of social media

Some companies are scared of using social media wrong according to a Cumbrian marketing expert, after a national report revealed many firms don’t respond to twitter enquiries.

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

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