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Survey paints rosy picture of Cumbria's economic recovery

George Beveridge  photo The strength of the county’s economic recovery is underlined by the results of the latest Cumbria Business Survey.

Last updated 13 June 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Ex-Eddie Stobart manager leading new haulage firm

Haulage firm photo A new haulage business connected to Omega Proteins’ poultry and animal-rendering plant at Wildriggs, near Penrith, is creating up to 20 jobs.

Last updated 12 June 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Record-breaking year for tourism in Cumbria

Soaring summer weather helped raise visitor numbers to Cumbria, making 2013 a tourism record-breaker with 40 million visits.

Last updated 11 June 2014
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Tourism firms unite to promote north Cumbria

Eight north Cumbrian tourism businesses have joined forces to promote the area.

Last updated 11 June 2014
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Inspira careers event attracts hundreds of west Cumbrian youngsters

Inspira jobs fair photo Hundreds of 10 and 11-year-olds are discovering what talents and skills they will need for the future at a careers event in Workington.

Last updated 11 June 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbrian steel apprentice in running for UK welder title

Jamie Hayton photo An apprentice at Tata Steel in Workington is in the running to be named as the UK’s top trainee welder.

Last updated 11 June 2014
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Mini skills fair to be held in Carlisle

johnstevenson1111 A mini skills fair will be held in Carlisle to show young people the training and apprenticeship opportunities on offer.

Last updated 10 June 2014
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New woman at helm of Cumbrian tourism body

karenmitchellfggf NURTURE Lakeland, the body that promotes “considerate and sustainable tourism” in Cumbria, has a new woman at the helm.

Last updated 10 June 2014
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Carlisle timber firm buys Southampton company

BSW Timber, which owns the sawmill at Cargo near Carlisle, has acquired Southampton-based RF Giddings & Company.

Last updated 10 June 2014
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Inspira awarded quality kitemark

Mark Bowman photo An organisation which supports young people has been given a Government seal of approval.

Last updated 10 June 2014
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Carlisle lawyer warns of World Cup harassment claims

Joanne Holborn photo A spike in absenteeism is predicted as workers throw “sickies” to watch England in the World Cup. (5 comments)

Last updated 9 June 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Supermarket aiming to hire five apprentice managers in Cumbria

Discount supermarket Aldi is looking to recruit five apprentice managers in Cumbria as part of a national drive to take on 500 youngsters.

Last updated 9 June 2014
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Top chef takes over at Cafe VB at Melmerby

mbbakery A chef who has worked with some of the biggest names in gastronomy has taken over Cafe VB at Melmerby, which had been under threat of closure.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Plan to add more rooms at Carlisle Premier Inn

The Premier Inn at Carleton, Carlisle, is planning to add 18 bedrooms.

Last updated 6 June 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Carlisle businessman sells shares in Stobart

Stobart Group chief executive Andrew Tinkler has sold part of his shareholding in the company.

Last updated 6 June 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Pirelli’s £20m Carlisle investment in search of the perfect tyre

mb di gavrio Carlisle's Pirelli factory appears to have a bright future as the Italian tyre giant completes a £20m investment.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Economy expert upbeat about Cumbria

adamchesterrrrfg One of Britain’s top economists gave an upbeat assessment of Cumbria’s prospects when he visited the county this week.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Cumbrian firm re-turfs Amsterdam Arena for Ajax

amsterdamarenafg SIS Pitches has just completed a full re-turf of the pitch at the Amsterdam Arena, home to Ajax Football Club.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Job losses likely after takeover of Carlisle firm

NINETEEN jobs are likely to go at Border Esh Construction, the new company formed when Esh Group bought Border Construction of Carlisle in April.

Last updated 5 June 2014
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Cumbrian firm's record-breaking job at Dutch football stadium

Maryport-based firm SIS Pitches has re-turfed the home of Ajax football club in Holland - in a record-breaking 14 hours and seven minutes.

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

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