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Minister underlines value of UK growth during visit to Carlisle

Nick BOles photo Growth in areas such as Cumbria is essential if Britain is to rebalance its economy after the financial crisis.

Last updated 7 August 2013
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PHX Training opens new centre in Preston

The Cumbrian training provider PHX Training is expanding further into Lancashire by opening a centre in Preston.

Last updated 7 August 2013
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Cumbrian woman's maternity business is in blooming good shape

Maternity company woman photo Entrepreneur Jill Harvey isn’t keeping mum about her business venture.

Last updated 7 August 2013
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New logo and slogan for Penrith Building Society

Penrith building society photo One of Cumbria’s most revered financial institutions has unveiled a new identity.

Last updated 6 August 2013
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Council bid to help people get on Eden's property ladder

rorystewart Eden council has teamed up with a local building society to help people in the Penrith area get on to the property ladder.

Last updated 1 August 2013
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Carlisle's Story Contracting opens new branch in Yorkshire

Story Contracting Mike Halliday photo Carlisle construction and rail business Story Contracting has opened a new branch in Yorkshire as part of expansion plans.

Last updated 30 July 2013
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Cumbrian brewer forced to tap into overseas market

Brewer photo The boss of Cumbrian brewery says he is being forced to sell his award-winning beers overseas because of a “saturated” local market where breweries are increasingly competing on price rather than quality.

Last updated 30 July 2013
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Sellafield clean-up team clocks up two million hours without serious accident

Sellafield safety photo A team performing hazardous decommissioning tasks at Sellafield has clocked up an astonishing two million working hours without a serious accident.

Last updated 29 July 2013
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Sellafield to represent Cumbria at regional apprenticeship finals

SELLAFIELD Ltd will represent Cumbria in the regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2013.

Last updated 26 July 2013
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More time for firms to enter CN Group Business Awards

Businesses have been given an extra two weeks to enter the CN Group Cumbria Business Awards.

Last updated 26 July 2013
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Britain's Energy Coast cash boost for Cumbrian businesses

Cumbrian businesses are set to benefit from nearly £100,000 of funding from Britain’s Energy Coast Investing in Business programme.

Last updated 25 July 2013
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Stagecoach to use 'luxury' buses, complete with free wi-fi and leather seats, on Carlisle-west Cumbria service

Stagecoach Gold buses photo Stagecoach is making a calculated bid to persuade commuters between west Cumbria and Carlisle to switch to the bus. (44 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2013
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Sellafield staff celebrate degree awards

Sellafield graduates photo Training company Gen II and Sellafield have joined forces to hold their own graduation ceremony to honour learners.

Last updated 24 July 2013
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United Utilities in talks over fracking on its land

United Utilities – the company that supplies Cumbria’s water – is in talks with a shale-gas explorer to allow fracking on its land in the north west.

Last updated 24 July 2013
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December start for Carlisle to Manchester electric train services

Electric train photo Electric trains should be running between Carlisle and Manchester by December, following completion of the first stage of a £400 million electrification programme.

Last updated 23 July 2013
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StartUp Britain Tour bus due to arrive in Carlisle

peterstrikefg Budding Cumbrian entrepreneurs will be offered free help and advice when a double-decker bus pulls into Carlisle.

Last updated 22 July 2013
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MPs reject bid to 'sabotage' plans for new Mox plant at Sellafield

Sellafield site photo A Labour MP’s attempt to sabotage plans for a new Mox plant at Sellafield has attracted little support.

Last updated 19 July 2013
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Cumbria's jobless total falls again

Unemployment in Cumbria fell again last month, official figures show.

Last updated 18 July 2013
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Carlisle Utd launches Business Club

Robin Brown photo Carlisle United is launching a Business Club, offering match-day networking and business breakfasts with specialist speakers.

Last updated 18 July 2013
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Cumbria LEP wants businesses to have say on strategy

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is asking the county’s businesses what should be in its growth plan and investment strategy.

Last updated 18 July 2013
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