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Thursday, 29 January 2015

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Sugar Shack moves into Dunmail Park shop unit

Kerry McPhee photo Retro sweet shop The Sugar Shack has moved to Dunmail Park.

Last updated 10 November 2014
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Pacer trains to be phased out on Carlisle-Newcastle line

Pacer trains, based on bus bodies built by British Leyland at Workington, are to be withdrawn.

Last updated 10 November 2014
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Rheged boss named best retail entrepreneur in UK

Sarah Dunning photo Cumbrian businesswoman Sarah Dunning has been crowned “best retail entrepreneur” at the Investec Food and Drink Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

Last updated 10 November 2014
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Record profits for Carlisle-based Carr's Milling Industries

Chris Holmes photo Carr's Milling Industries, the Carlisle-based agriculture, food and engineering group, has today reported record profits.

Last updated 10 November 2014
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West Cumbrian house is northern England's new home of year

Scoulars Howe photo A detached house with five bedrooms in St Bees has been named northern England’s ‘new home of the year’.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Prestigious award for Sellafield research expert

Pat Liddicott photo Sellafield employee Pat Liddicott has been awarded the Fellowship of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Maryport firm wins another pitch deal in Russia

FC Krasnodar photo Maryport firm SIS Pitches has clinched another prestigious contract in Russia.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Firms may stop paying overtime, warns Cumbrian legal expert

Natalie Bell photo Some employers may scrap over-time payments in the wake of a landmark ruling on holiday pay, a Cumbrian legal expert has predicted.

Last updated 6 November 2014
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House building boom continues in Cumbria

Cumbria's house-building boom shows no sign of slowing as official figures show rising prices and sales.

Last updated 5 November 2014
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The new office block helping to revitalise Cumbrian town

Albion Square photo Is Whitehaven on the brink of becoming a boom town? (2 comments)

Last updated 4 November 2014
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Cumbrian man becomes housebuilder's 1,000th apprentice

John POstlethwaite photo An unemployed man from Wigton has become the 1,000th apprentice recruited by housebuilder Lovell.

Last updated 4 November 2014
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US company buys firm employing 72 Cumbrians

Pentagon Chemical Holdings, which employs 72 people at Northside, Workington, has been bought by a US company.

Last updated 4 November 2014
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Ex-Remploy workers still unemployed, survey shows

Most of the workers who lost their jobs with the closure of Remploy factories are still out of work, new figures show.

Last updated 4 November 2014
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Turkish food giant to take over McVitie's factory in Carlisle

McVitie’s factory photo McVitie’s and Jaffa Cakes maker United Biscuits is to be taken over by Turkish food conglomerate Yildiz Holdings in a deal believed to be worth £2 billion, it has been announced.

Last updated 3 November 2014
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Record number of Sellafield apprentices

Sellafield apprentices photo Sellafield is creating a record number of apprenticeships – and a quarter are female, seven times the average for the sector. (10 comments)

Last updated 3 November 2014
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Electric car charging points on M6 near Carlisle

Rapid-charging points for electric cars are to be installed at Todhills services on the M6 between Carlisle and Gretna.

Last updated 1 November 2014
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Maryport firm creates special pitch for blind footballers

Blind pitch photo Maryport firm SIS Pitches has installed a special pitch for blind footballers at the FA’s National Football Centre.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Carlisle lingerie shop in running for national award

Turnbulls shop photo Turnbulls Lingerie in Carlisle is in the running for a prestigious industry award.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Best development award for Carlisle's Story Homes

Story Homes award photo House builder Story Homes has won a ‘best development’ gong at the UK Property Awards.

Last updated 30 October 2014
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Workington Jobcentre first in Cumbria to go digital

Jobcentre pad photo The Jobcentre in Workington has become the first in Cumbria to go digital. (1 comment)

Last updated 29 October 2014
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