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Friday, 19 December 2014

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United Utilities looking to recruit graduates

United Utilities is looking to recruit 20 graduates.

Last updated 26 November 2013
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Quarry firm looking to hire five Cumbrian HGV drivers

The quarry and concrete company Hanson UK is recruiting five HGV drivers in Cumbria in response to an upturn in orders from the construction sector.

Last updated 25 November 2013
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More awards for Cumbrian accountants Lamont Pridmore

Graham Lamont photo Cumbrian accountancy firm Lamont Pridmore picked up three gongs at the British Accountancy Awards.

Last updated 25 November 2013
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Cumbrian firm lands big contract

A booming engineering firm has landed a lucrative contract.

Last updated 22 November 2013
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Facelift for front of former hotel on Carlisle's Botchergate

Sherwood Hotel photo Another step in the regeneration of Carlisle’s Botchergate is coming with the replacement of shop frontages at the former Sherwood Hotel.

Last updated 21 November 2013
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Story Homes' marketing boss on shortlist for national award

Story Homes marketing manager photo Story Homes’ marketing manager Catherine Cannon has been shortlisted for a national award.

Last updated 21 November 2013
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Cumbrian firms wanted for trade trip to Turkey

Cumbrian businesses are invited to join a trade mission to Istanbul in Turkey from January 26-30.

Last updated 21 November 2013
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New Cranstons food hall opens near Carlisle

Cranstons Orton Grange photo Carlisle has a new outlet championing Cumbrian produce following the opening of Cranstons food hall on the A595 at Orton Grange.

Last updated 20 November 2013
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Waitrose to open branch at Gretna Green creating 16 jobs

The upmarket supermarket chain Waitrose is opening a branch at Gretna Green Services on the M74.

Last updated 19 November 2013
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New jobs boost for Carlisle's Story as business grows

Fred Story photo Carlisle's Story Contracting and Story Homes say they are in the process of creating jobs following a period of sustained growth.

Last updated 18 November 2013
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Carlisle skills fair aiming to attract job hunters and firms

Carlisle MP John Stevenson photo A Carlisle ‘skills fair’ in the New Year will bring together job hunters, employers and training providers.

Last updated 18 November 2013
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£2m Pirelli investment at Carlisle factory will safeguard 850 jobs

Tyre giant Pirelli is to make a £2 million investment at its Carlisle plant – safeguarding 850 jobs – after plans to extend it were backed by councillors.

Last updated 18 November 2013
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Cumbrian apprentices sought for fishing industry career

Six more places are available on a new apprenticeship scheme that opens the door to a career in west Cumbria’s fishing industry.

Last updated 16 November 2013
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Maryport firm shortlisted in Green Economy Awards

Sally Phillips photo A west Cumbrian business that makes draft excluders for chimneys has made the final of the Green Economy Awards.

Last updated 16 November 2013
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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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