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Thursday, 27 November 2014

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The new office block helping to revitalise Cumbrian town

Albion Square photo Is Whitehaven on the brink of becoming a boom town?

Last updated 4 November 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbrian man becomes housebuilder's 1,000th apprentice

John POstlethwaite photo An unemployed man from Wigton has become the 1,000th apprentice recruited by housebuilder Lovell.

Last updated 4 November 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

US company buys firm employing 72 Cumbrians

Pentagon Chemical Holdings, which employs 72 people at Northside, Workington, has been bought by a US company.

Last updated 4 November 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Ex-Remploy workers still unemployed, survey shows

Most of the workers who lost their jobs with the closure of Remploy factories are still out of work, new figures show.

Last updated 4 November 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Turkish food giant to take over McVitie's factory in Carlisle

McVitie’s factory photo McVitie’s and Jaffa Cakes maker United Biscuits is to be taken over by Turkish food conglomerate Yildiz Holdings in a deal believed to be worth £2 billion, it has been announced.

Last updated 3 November 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Record number of Sellafield apprentices

Sellafield apprentices photo Sellafield is creating a record number of apprenticeships – and a quarter are female, seven times the average for the sector. (10 comments)

Last updated 3 November 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Electric car charging points on M6 near Carlisle

Rapid-charging points for electric cars are to be installed at Todhills services on the M6 between Carlisle and Gretna.

Last updated 1 November 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Maryport firm creates special pitch for blind footballers

Blind pitch photo Maryport firm SIS Pitches has installed a special pitch for blind footballers at the FA’s National Football Centre.

Last updated 31 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Firm gets approval to lead fight on cyber attacks

dateam David Allen IT Solutions has been approved to deliver advice and guidance under a national scheme to fight cyber attacks.

Last updated 31 October 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Carlisle lingerie shop in running for national award

Turnbulls photo Turnbulls Lingerie in Carlisle is in the running for a prestigious industry award.

Last updated 31 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Best development award for Carlisle's Story Homes

Story Homes award photo House builder Story Homes has won a ‘best development’ gong at the UK Property Awards.

Last updated 30 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Workington Jobcentre first in Cumbria to go digital

Jobcentre pad photo The Jobcentre in Workington has become the first in Cumbria to go digital. (1 comment)

Last updated 29 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Booths supermarkets bashing bigger rivals with profits boost

Edwin Booth photo Regional supermarket chain Booths has seen profits jump by 6.9 per cent, in stark contrast to the woes of bigger rivals Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons.

Last updated 29 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbrian hotel's gym shortlisted for national award

Carolyn Graves photo A Cumbrian hotel is in the running for a fitness award for its gym facilities.

Last updated 28 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Online surge fuels orders boom for Carlisle fancy dress firm

Struts photo Halloween is big business for the fancy dress and party retailer Struts, which is shipping ghoulish orders all over the world.

Last updated 28 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Jobs go as Cumbrian Newspapers outsources distribution

The publisher of the News & Star has confirmed it is to outsource distribution of all its titles.

Last updated 28 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Olympian and TV star reveal secrets behind their success

Sebastian Coe photo Olympian Lord Sebastian Coe and broadcaster Helen Skelton visited west Cumbria to tell Sellafield workers and school pupils what it takes to “safely and successfully deliver a vision”.

Last updated 27 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Stobart Group shareholders agree package to double Tinkler salary

Andrew Tinkler photo Shareholders in Stobart Group have backed a new pay-and-incentives package that more than doubles the salary of chief executive Andrew Tinkler.

Last updated 27 October 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumberland account top for attracting new customers

Allister Green photo The Cumberland Building Society has been more successful than any other current account provider at attracting new customers.

Last updated 27 October 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Image of being company boss is now reality for Cumbrian woman

Jo Leary photo Photography graduate Jo Leary has realised her dream of running her own business.

Last updated 24 October 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

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