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Friday, 18 April 2014

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Cumbrian bakery makes more than ONE MILLION hot cross buns

Hot cross buns photo A bakery has made so many hot cross buns that if they were placed in a line they would stretch from Carlisle to Kendal.

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

News & Star shortlisted for daily newspaper of the year award

Cumbrian Newspapers, publishers of the News & Star, have been shortlisted for five categories in the prestigious Regional Press Awards.

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

New beer marks Settle-Carlisle line anniversary

Settle rail line beer photo Raise a glass to mark the 25th anniversary of the reprieve of the Settle-Carlisle railway – thanks to a new commemorative beer.

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

Preferred bidder for £1.4 billion Sellafield project

Sellafield photo The preferred bidder has been announced for a new £1.4 billion Sellafield project.

Last updated 16 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

£2m Carlisle station upgrade to be officially opened

Carlisle Pendolino train photo A £2 million revamp of Carlisle station will be opened by the city’s mayor Ray Bloxham today.

Last updated 15 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

18 jobs as Sports Direct moves into Penrith

Penrith is in line for another jobs boost following the announcement that Sports Direct is to move into the town.

Last updated 14 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

New jobs created as west Cumbrian safety firm grows

Safety Critical photo A dozen jobs have been created at Cleator Moor as a result of expansion at Safety Critical.

Last updated 14 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Stobart Group completes £280m Eddie Stobart deal

Stobart Group has completed a £280 million deal to sell a majority stake in the Eddie Stobart haulage business to a private-equity investor.

Last updated 14 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Half-year profits rise at Carr’s Milling

Carr's Milling Industries, the Carlisle-based agriculture, food and engineering group, has today reported its half-year profits.

Last updated 14 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Sellafield’s nine gold safety awards

Steve Long photo Sellafield Ltd has won nine gold awards from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) – the best ever performance by a nuclear operator.

Last updated 10 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Reays shortlisted for national awards

Chris Reay photo Reays of Wigton has made the final of the 2014 National Coach Tourism Awards.

Last updated 10 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Carlisle lab tests firm bought by Australian rival

James Francis photo Kingmoor Technical Services of Carlisle has been sold to a major competitor.

Last updated 9 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbrian council offered £30,000 to reduce car parking

Kelvin Dixon photo Penrith Business Improvement District (BID) hopes to reach agreement with Eden council to slash the price of car parking.

Last updated 8 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Places available at business workshop in Cumbria

There are still places left at a Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC) workshop designed to help businesses write winning award entries.

Last updated 8 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Brewery helps Cumbria's Cranstons celebrate 100th birthday

Food retailer Cranstons is celebrating 100 years in business with a Centenary Ale produced by Eden Brewery.

Last updated 7 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Derek Batey returns to Armstrong Watson

Derek Batey photo Accountancy and financial adviser Armstrong Watson has recruited Derek Batey as a financial planning consultant.

Last updated 4 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

New scheme offers low cost loans to young west Cumbrian businesses

UK Steel Enterprise Peter Taylor photo New businesses in west Cumbria are being offered help from a regeneration fund backed by Tata Steel.

Last updated 4 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbria's flood recovery in national spotlight

Steve Fraser photo Business leaders from across the UK converge on Cumbria tomorrow to see how communities recover from catastrophic flooding.

Last updated 3 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Eddie Stobart to become private company in £280.8m deal

William Stobart photo Eddie Stobart will become a private company within 10 days after Stobart Group shareholders approved the sale of a majority stake in the haulier.

Last updated 2 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Founder of green energy firm made institution fellow

Michael Mill photo The founder of renewables business Sundog Energy has been made a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Last updated 2 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

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