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Pirelli’s £20m Carlisle investment in search of the perfect tyre

mb di gavrio Carlisle's Pirelli factory appears to have a bright future as the Italian tyre giant completes a £20m investment.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Economy expert upbeat about Cumbria

adamchesterrrrfg One of Britain’s top economists gave an upbeat assessment of Cumbria’s prospects when he visited the county this week.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Cumbrian firm re-turfs Amsterdam Arena for Ajax

amsterdamarenafg SIS Pitches has just completed a full re-turf of the pitch at the Amsterdam Arena, home to Ajax Football Club.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Job losses likely after takeover of Carlisle firm

NINETEEN jobs are likely to go at Border Esh Construction, the new company formed when Esh Group bought Border Construction of Carlisle in April.

Last updated 5 June 2014
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Cumbrian firm's record-breaking job at Dutch football stadium

Maryport-based firm SIS Pitches has re-turfed the home of Ajax football club in Holland - in a record-breaking 14 hours and seven minutes.

Last updated 4 June 2014
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Cumbrian firms urged to capitalise on international business festival

 George Beveridge photo An event billed as the biggest since the Festival of Britain in 1951 gets underway in the North West next Monday.

Last updated 3 June 2014
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Energy minister's praise for Cockermouth company

Baroness Verma photo Energy minister Baroness Verma hailed a Cockermouth business as one of the leading firms in its field when she visited.

Last updated 3 June 2014
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New day care centre officially opened by Workington MP

Dearham centre photo Around 50 people attended the official opening of a new day care centre for people with disabilities and dementia in Dearham.

Last updated 3 June 2014
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Cumbrian hotels join Book Direct Campaign

Wendy and Simon Bennett photo Two hotels in the Penrith area have joined a campaign backing local booking rather than global online travel agents.

Last updated 3 June 2014
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Arts internship lands woman new role at Keswick theatre

Rachel Agnew photo A graduate has landed herself a big break after taking part in a special internship scheme.

Last updated 29 May 2014
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Give people careers, not just jobs, says minister ahead of Cumbria visit

Esther McVey photo The key to economic recovery in Cumbria is to focus on giving people careers and not just jobs, a Government minister has claimed.

Last updated 28 May 2014
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Plan to run full Sunday service on Cumbria coast rail line

Train photo Sunday trains could be introduced to a railway line along a stretch of the Cumbrian coast.

Last updated 28 May 2014
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Cumbria Landlord Accreditation Scheme launched

A countywide accreditation scheme for buy-to-let landlords has been launched in Carlisle.

Last updated 27 May 2014
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Eden Valley Hospice boosted by Story link-up

Story fundraisers photo Thrill-seeking and cake-baking workers at a Cumbrian company have raised thousands of pounds for the Eden Valley Hospice.

Last updated 27 May 2014
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Carlisle MP opens bag firm's new city factory

Bag factory photo Carlisle MP John Stevenson has opened John Chapman’s new factory at Harraby Green Business Park.

Last updated 27 May 2014
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Caterite takes over Cumbrian rival Four Seasons

Caterite Food and Wineservice has acquired Cumbrian rival Four Seasons Foods for an undisclosed sum.

Last updated 27 May 2014
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Carlisle food firm expansion will create 50 jobs

Calder Foods photo Calder Foods has drawn up plans to double production, creating around 50 jobs over the next five years.

Last updated 27 May 2014
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Mortgage lending up at Cumberland Building Society

Cumberland society photo A revival in the housing market helped the Cumberland Building Society increase mortgage lending in the year to March.

Last updated 23 May 2014
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Maryport firm wins Galatasaray contract extension

Support in Sport (SIS) has won a two-year extension to its contract to maintain the football pitch at Galatasary’s stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.

Last updated 23 May 2014
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Cumbria logistics giant Stobart Group reports £10.19m pre-tax loss

Andrew Tinkler photo Stobart Group says it remains committed to the redevelopment Carlisle Airport.

Last updated 22 May 2014
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