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Carlisle theatre school recruiting franchisees from near and far

Denise Hutton-Gosney photo A theatre school that started in Carlisle is recruiting franchisees across the country and abroad.

Last updated 13 February 2014
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Chinese buyer splashes cash on £1m Lake District hotel

Keswick hotel photo A Chinese buyer has snapped up a Lake District hotel in a deal that could signal a wave of Chinese investment in Cumbria’s hospitality sector.

Last updated 12 February 2014
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Fab labs will make huge difference to Cumbria's small firms

Fab lab photo West Cumbria’s new fab labs will make a “huge difference” to businesses, which now have a quick and efficient way to produce prototypes.

Last updated 12 February 2014
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Celtic symbols find at new Lakes Distillery site

Ancient lucky Celtic symbols have been found at the site of a new distillery.

Last updated 12 February 2014
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Sellafield clean-up costs soar to 'astonishing' £70bn

Margaret Hodge photo Costs on decommissioning and reprocessing at the Sellafield nuclear site are soaring to “astonishing” levels, with latest estimates putting the figure at £70bn, and rising, according to a committee of MPs.

Last updated 11 February 2014
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New horizon for Cumbrian tile and bathroom centre

Keith Hodgson photo Horizon Tile and Bathroom Centre in Workington is expanding again, adding fitted bedrooms to its repertoire of home improvements.

Last updated 11 February 2014
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Lakes Distillery set to send whisky to France

Paul Currie photo The Lakes Distillery is preparing to begin exports to France from April.

Last updated 11 February 2014
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Events aim to inspire women and creative businesses

Jenny Rutter photo Two free events this month aim to inspire female entrepreneurs and help those of either sex launch a creative business.

Last updated 11 February 2014
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Sellafield team's 4.5m hours without serious accident

Sellafield's decommissioning team has clocked 4.5m worker hours without a serious accident – a new record for the nuclear site.

Last updated 11 February 2014
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Cumbrian spin-off rail firm named top operator

DRS photo A rail company that began as a Sellafield spin off has been named as the UK’s ‘best performing rail freight operator’.

Last updated 7 February 2014
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Cumbrian firms asked to create more apprenticeships

The Government is asking Cumbrian employers to create more apprenticeships to meet a surge in demand from young job hunters.

Last updated 6 February 2014
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New scheme to help Cumbrian firms win nuclear work

rongorhamfggf Cumbrian businesses are being urged to get involved in a mentoring initiative to help them win work in the nuclear decommissioning sector.

Last updated 5 February 2014
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Carlisle's Story submits plans for 420 homes on former Camelot site

Steve Errington photo Carlisle-based Story Homes is ready to embark on a major housing development on the site of the former Camelot Theme Park in Lancashire.

Last updated 5 February 2014
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Fab labs to open in west Cumbria

Fab lab technology is coming to west Cumbria next week with the opening of laboratories in Cockermouth and Egremont.

Last updated 4 February 2014
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Cumbrian firm steps in to help The Voice

The Voice photo A Cumbrian printing firm has played a vital behind-the-scenes role in the latest series of BBC1’s The Voice.

Last updated 3 February 2014
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Pirelli boss scotches sale rumours

The chairman and chief executive of Pirelli has scotched reports that the tyre giant is about to be sold.

Last updated 3 February 2014
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Keswick B&B rated sixth best in world by TripAdvisor

Keswick B&B photo A B&B run by two former accountants who started a new life in the Lake District has been rated as the fourth best in Britain and the sixth best in the world.

Last updated 1 February 2014
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Poundstretcher opening dedicated pet care shop in Workington

Poundstretcher is opening a dedicated pet care shop within its Clay Flatts store in Annie Pit Lane, Workington.

Last updated 31 January 2014
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Lloyd's woman named Mini Marketeer of the Year

Lloyd One of the marketing team at Lloyd Motor Group has beaten nationwide competition to be named Mini’s ‘Marketeer of the Year’.

Last updated 30 January 2014
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Cumbria’s economy bouncing back

George Beveridge  photo Cumbria's economy is well on the way to recovery, according to the chairman of the county’s Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

Last updated 29 January 2014
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