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Busiest ever year for Gretna Gateway village

Peter Gardner photo Gretna Gateway Outlet Village recorded its busiest ever year in 2013, triumphantly bucking the gloom in the retail sector.

Last updated 14 January 2014
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Profits rise for Rheged operator Westmorland Ltd

Sarah Dunning photo Profits have soared at Westmorland Ltd, the company that operates Tebay services on the M6 and Rheged visitor centre near Penrith.

Last updated 14 January 2014
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Baker Greggs set to shed 410 jobs

Greggs shop photo Greggs the baker is set to axe 410 jobs as part of a restructure designed to cut costs.

Last updated 9 January 2014
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West Cumbrian teen named Hyundai apprentice of year

Hyundai apprentice of year photo Services and finding faults are no mean feat for Seaton mechanic Macauley Johnstone.

Last updated 9 January 2014
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Future of Carlisle's only dedicated toy shop in balance

Toymaster photo The future of Carlisle’s only dedicated toy shop hangs in the balance as the company that owns it teeters on the brink of administration.

Last updated 9 January 2014
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Record Christmas for Booths

Supermarket chain Booths achieved record Christmas results with like-for-like sales up six per cent in the three weeks to January 4.

Last updated 9 January 2014
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Sellafield plant joins research project

NDA Melanie Brownridge photo Sellafield is playing a leading role in a four-year research programme into the challenges facing the nuclear industry.

Last updated 8 January 2014
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Cumbrian training provider to recruit 400 apprentices

Mike Smith photo Training provider Gen2 is looking to recruit 400 apprentices in 2014.

Last updated 7 January 2014
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Freight container eases Cumbrian school’s storage crisis

Mayfield School photo An empty freight container has found a new lease of life – solving the storage crisis at a specialist school.

Last updated 7 January 2014
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PHX Training takes on recruitment specialist

PHX Training has taken on Daniel Monaghan as a recruitment specialist to help place more of its trainees in work.

Last updated 7 January 2014
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Stagecoach Gold buses lead to rise in passenger numbers, claims firm

Stagecoach Gold buses photo Bus operator Stagecoach says that a £650,000 investment in new vehicles for its Carlisle-Whitehaven route has paid off.

Last updated 7 January 2014
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Confidence over rejuvenated housing market in Cumbria

steveerringtonfggf Construction firms remain confident of a rejuvenated housing market in 2014, even though there is no sign of a recovery in house prices. (7 comments)

Last updated 2 January 2014
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Cumbria's jobless total lowest for five years

Unemployment in Cumbria has fallen to its lowest level since December 2008.

Last updated 19 December 2013
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Cumbrian firm set for plastic banknotes contract

Plastic bank notes photo Plastic banknotes printed on polymer likely to be made at a factory in north Cumbria will be introduced in 2016.

Last updated 18 December 2013
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Cumbrian hotel's amazing butter sculptures

Butter sculpture photo The traditional Christmas culinary creativity in a hotel kitchen has produced another set of artistic delights.

Last updated 18 December 2013
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Penrith brewery's special ale for motorway service station

Tebay beer photo A light blonde with a floral aroma. An intriguing description for the new entry to the beer scene in Cumbria.

Last updated 18 December 2013
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American pizza chain Papa John's to open in Carlisle

Papa John The American pizza chain Papa John’s plans to open in Carlisle next year, creating 10 part-time jobs.

Last updated 18 December 2013
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Work underway on stills for Lakes Distillery

bizpic2 CRAFTSMEN have started making copper stills for the new Lakes Distillery, and construction work on site is due to begin in January.

Last updated 16 December 2013
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Workington firm's sales quadruple since move

Cherry Tree Fashions photo One of Workington’s newest shops is defying the gloom surrounding retailing.

Last updated 13 December 2013
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