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Monday, 22 December 2014

Business news from around the county

Plans for hundreds of new homes

Steve Hayward Plans to build hundreds of new homes in Cumbria have been submitted by Story Homes, and the firm says it will create new jobs and help the local supply chain.

Last updated 19 December 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Cumbria's most read news stories of 2014

Tornado photo Coverage of October’s freak weather storms, which included video footage of a mini tornado was the most read Cumbrian news story of 2014.

Last updated 19 December 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Innovia Group announces new chief executive

Mark Robertshaw photo A high-flyer with a track record in high-tech manufacturing has been unveiled as the new chief executive of Innovia Group.

Last updated 19 December 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Carlisle club once sold for £2m fails to reach auction reserve

Mood2 building photo The owners of Carlisle’s former Mood2 nightclub say they will accept “any reasonable offer” for the building, which once changed hands for £2 million.

Last updated 19 December 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Guess the business Christmas card

Here at in-Cumbria we are getting into the festive spirit so here is a Christmas quiz just for a bit of fun.

Last updated 19 December 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

New bid to encourage more women to enter nuclear industry

Donna Connor photo A Sellafield initiative aims to persuade more women to enter the nuclear industry.

Last updated 19 December 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Virgin Money Foundation to help Cumbrian causes and projects

Virgin Money has set up a charitable trust that will benefit good causes and community projects in Cumbria and the north east.

Last updated 19 December 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbrian firm parts company with chief executive

Chris Bull Barrow-based McBride plc has parted company with its CEO Chris Bull with immediate effect.

Last updated 18 December 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Interest grows in firm's unique psychometric methods

Julia Cater (centre) Melissa Murray (right) A Penrith-based recruitment firm that specialises in psychometric testing is set for expansion as interest grows in its unique methods.

Last updated 18 December 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

New Lakes Distillery officially opens to public

Lakes Distillery Paul Currie photo The first glass of whisky from the new Lakes Distillery’s copper stills was sampled by members of the public as it officially opened its doors.

Last updated 18 December 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbria's jobless total continues to fall

Unemployment in Cumbria continued its downward trend last month, although the rate of decline slowed.

Last updated 18 December 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Movers and shakers in Cumbrian business

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

Last updated 18 December 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Fuel price tumble rivals economic crash

Petrol pump photo The 6.6p-a-litre crash in UK average petrol pump prices over the past month rivals the collapse in fuel prices during the credit crunch of 2008.

Last updated 18 December 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Big hitters set for Cumbrian version of Question Time

Cumbrian businesses are being given the opportunity to grill some of the county’s biggest hitters.

Last updated 18 December 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Former face of Rogan & Co goes it alone with new venture

Crossing Point cafe A new café has been launched by one of Simon Rogan’s former restaurant managers.

Last updated 18 December 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Speakers inspire women during launch of network

S55448BB A LEADING nuclear company is reaching out to put more women at the heart of the industry.

Last updated 17 December 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Derelict factory to be transformed into homes and office space

Planning permission has been granted to transform a derelict factory into office space and housing.

Last updated 17 December 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

39 young Cumbrians find work experience Dream Placement

Thirty-nine sixth formers have been offered work experience with leading Cumbrian employers under the Dream Placement scheme.

Last updated 17 December 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbrian unemployment falls again

UNEMPLOYMENT in Cumbria continued its downward trend last month, although the rate of decline slowed.

Last updated 17 December 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Innovia CEO David Beeby to retire

Innovia boss David Beeby has announced he is retiring as chief executive after 10 years in charge.

Last updated 17 December 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

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