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Cumbrian firm Story completes £6.5m Hitachi contract

Story Contracting has completed a £6.5m infrastructure contract at Hitachi’s new train factory in County Durham.

Last updated 25 March 2015
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Five-star rating for Cumbrian motorway services

Tebay Services on the M6 in Cumbria has become one of only seven to get a five-star rating from VisitEngland.

Last updated 24 March 2015
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Chinese buyer close to takeover deal for Pirelli

Pirelli photo A Chinese buyer is closing in on a takeover for tyre maker Pirelli, one of Carlisle’s largest employers.

Last updated 24 March 2015
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Customer satisfaction awards for Story Homes

Story award photo Story Homes has collected two customer satisfaction awards in the same week.

Last updated 23 March 2015
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Carlisle factory owner on verge of takeover

Italian tyre giant Pirelli, which employs 750 people in Carlisle, could soon be under new ownership.

Last updated 23 March 2015
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Cumbria Waste Group invests in new vehicles

af waste 233 1 The waste management and recycling business Cumbria Waste Group has invested £1.5m in a fleet of environmentally-friendly vehicles.

Last updated 23 March 2015
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Wi-fi installed at Cumbrian port

The Port of Workington has installed a wireless internet system to allow visiting seafarers to keep in touch with home.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Carlisle firm wants to changes its name

Carr's Milling Industries, the Carlisle-based agriculture, food and engineering business, wants to change its name to Carr’s Group.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Tough time for owners of Carlisle's Cavray

The owner of Carlisle ready-meals firm Cavaghan & Gray says it faces the “toughest commercial environment for many years”.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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Cumbria's jobless total falls in February

Unemployment in Cumbria fell again in February, according to official figures released today.

Last updated 18 March 2015
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Carlisle credit union capitalises on another strong year

One of Cumbria’s most successful social enterprises, Carlisle and District Credit Union, has recorded another year of solid growth.

Last updated 18 March 2015
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New retailer opens in Carlisle

Stationery and greeting card retailer Paperchase is opening a store in Carlisle.

Last updated 18 March 2015
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Cumbrian engineering firm wins renewable energy award

Smith Engineering has won a renewable energy award for harnessing ancient technology, and applying it in the 21st century.

Last updated 18 March 2015
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Firms along Cumbrian railway attract new trade

Businesses along the famous Settle-Carlisle railway are producing a leaflet to promote themselves to visiting passengers.

Last updated 18 March 2015
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Sandwich chain Subway to create 45 jobs in Cumbria

Sandwich shop chain Subway is planning to open another eight outlets in Cumbria, creating at least 45 jobs.

Last updated 17 March 2015
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Union plans ballot over pensions at Tata Steel

The GMB union is pushing ahead with a ballot for industrial action at Tata Steel in protest at plans to close the final-salary pension scheme to further accrual.

Last updated 17 March 2015
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Center Parcs close to selling business

The owner of Center Parcs Whinfell Forest is “considering strategic and financing options” amid reports it is close to selling the business.

Last updated 17 March 2015
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Carlisle's H&H Group given more time for takeover bid

H&H Group, the Carlisle-based auctioneering-to-printing business, has been given more time to negotiate a takeover of Scottish competitor John Swan & Sons.

Last updated 17 March 2015
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Cumbrian family business shortlisted for award

A Cumbrian family business says it is delighted to be shortlisted in the ‘best food retailer’ category of a national competition.

Last updated 16 March 2015
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Praise for dental nurses training organisation in Carlisle

Inspectors have praised a Carlisle-based organisation which trains dental nurses.

Last updated 16 March 2015
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