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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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West Coast line franchise fiasco blamed for Virgin Trains profits plunge

Virgin Trains photo Profits at Virgin Rail, which operates the West Coast Main Line through Cumbria, have plunged by nearly 80 per cent.

Last updated 12 December 2013
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Firms team up to bring faster broadband to rural companies in north Cumbria

Solway Communications photo Rural businesses in north Cumbria can get faster broadband thanks to a partnership between H&H Group and the wireless broadband provider Solway Communications.

Last updated 12 December 2013
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36 jobs to go as Penrith distribution depot closes

Penrith's Phoenix distribution depot will close next month with the loss of 36 jobs.

Last updated 11 December 2013
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Votes decide winners at May Fifteen Awards dinner

May Fifteen awards photo Walby Farm Park, the Hallmark Hotel and Armstrong Watson were among the winners of the inaugural May Fifteen Awards.

Last updated 11 December 2013
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Sellafield chief denies misleading inquiry MPs

Tony Price photo Sellafield bosses have denied misleading a Government committee about a radiation leak which left dozens of staff cut off from their workplaces.

Last updated 10 December 2013
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More Carlisle properties set to benefit from superfast broadband

Cumbria County Council photo More than 1,300 homes and businesses have switched to superfast broadband as part of the Connecting Cumbria project.

Last updated 10 December 2013
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Cumbrian theatre's new restaurant would create jobs

Keswick theatre graphic A £700,000 cafe and restaurant at Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake could bring eight full-time jobs if given the go-ahead.

Last updated 10 December 2013
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