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Cumbria's GEN II training company hits 1,000 apprentices landmark

A leading training company has reached a key milestone – having 1,000 apprentices learning at the same time.

Last updated 14 November 2013
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Cumbria's unemployment rate has biggest drop for 11 years

Unemployment figures fell by six per cent last month, with 6,554 people claiming job seekers allowance.

Last updated 13 November 2013
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Reusing fuel skips helping save cash at Sellafield, says firm

Sellafield Dorothy Gradden photo More than £1 million of taxpayers’ money is being saved at Sellafield by re-using fuel skips from Chapelcross, near Annan.

Last updated 13 November 2013
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North west Export Week begins with Cumbria launch

Cumbria was chosen to launch ‘Export Week’ in the north west with an Export Essentials roadshow at Rheged, near Penrith.

Last updated 13 November 2013
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Cumbrian firm scraps £7m investment because of EU restrictions

Cumbrian paper maker James Cropper has scrapped a £7m investment in a green-energy plant because of EU restrictions.

Last updated 13 November 2013
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Keswick theatre thanks local links after bumper summer run

A Cumbrian theatre is celebrating one of its most successful summer seasons after reporting bumper ticket sales – and has thanked the local businesses who have helped.

Last updated 12 November 2013
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Archbishop of York to open new Cumbria university business centre

John Sentamu photo An initiative to help businesses make use of expertise at the University of Cumbria will be launched next week.

Last updated 12 November 2013
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Eden free parking boost in run-up to Christmas

Eden council is waiving car parking charges during Penrith Winter Festival, in a move to help retailers in the crucial pre-Christmas trading period.

Last updated 11 November 2013
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Record profits for Carlisle's Carr's Milling Industries

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

Last updated 11 November 2013
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Cumbrian restaurant for sale

costasmw One of Penrith’s best known eateries, Costas Tapas Bar, is for sale.

Last updated 8 November 2013
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Growth points to steady recovery of Cumbrian economy

Housebuilder Persimmon, pub chain JD Wetherspoon and transport operator FirstGroup have reported figures that suggest the economic recovery is gathering momentum.

Last updated 7 November 2013
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Penrith Building Society stands for all banks threw away

penbuildsoc The Penrith Building Society “stands for everything that modern banking has thrown away”, says industry chief Adrian Coles.

Last updated 7 November 2013
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Cumbria County Council giving away furniture

Cumbria County Council is giving away office furniture to businesses, charities and voluntary organisations.

Last updated 7 November 2013
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Four Cumbrian firms reach awards final

Four north Cumbrian businesses have made the final of the North West Wedding Industry Awards – and one has already won.

Last updated 6 November 2013
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Cumbrian students pitch for place on dream placement

Forty-five sixth formers and college students across Cumbria will be pitching to businesses tomorrow to land a ‘Dream Placement’.

Last updated 6 November 2013
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North west tops low pay league

The North West, which includes Cumbria, has more low-paid workers than anywhere else in the UK.

Last updated 5 November 2013
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Cumbrian spa under new management

embletonspafg Embleton Spa near Cockermouth is under new management.

Last updated 5 November 2013
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Scottish takeover to double Carlisle contractor's fleet

andy storydfgdfgdfg A Carlisle-based contractor has acquired the rail plant division of a Scottish company.

Last updated 4 November 2013
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Cumbria's England star Stokes becomes new face of New Balance

andy benstokesfghf Cumbrian cricketer Ben Stokes has signed up to become the newest face of New Balance footwear.

Last updated 4 November 2013
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New Silloth cafe celebrates singer's life

Silloth cafe photo A vacant hotel building in Silloth is being reborn as a cafe which will celebrate the life of a singing superstar.

Last updated 1 November 2013
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