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Ruth Leahey

Ruth is off to the Rockies to learn about increasing the number of young people living and working in rural areas

An officer at Choose Cumbria partners Invest in South Lakeland has been awarded a prestigious Churchill Fellowship to travel to the US and Canada.

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BAE SYSTEMS Apprentices to Benefit from New State of the Art Facilities

Apprentices at BAE Systems Submarines’ Barrow site are now being trained at the company’s new Academy for Skills and Knowledge.

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Apprenticeships Offer Fantastic Benefits to Individuals and Employers

In an exclusive column Anne Milton, the Minister of State at the Department for Education, talks about the value of apprenticeships to Cumbria and the UK.

Craig Iveson Cumbria Lep

Apprenticeships are so Important for the county’s Economic Health

Head of Employability and Skills at Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, Craig Ivison explains why apprenticeships are vital for the county’s economic health.

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Cumbria has one of the Highest Rates of Apprenticeship Uptake in the Country

Mark Bowman, chief executive of personal development organisation Inspira talks about the widening choice of apprenticeships for young people across Cumbria.

Paris-Ayo Corkill with father Kevin (L) and grandfather Chris of BAE Systems

Still time to apply for a BAE Systems apprenticeship

The deadline to apply for one of more than 230 vacancies for apprentices at BAE Systems Submarines in Barrow is approaching.

Emma Porter

Leading businesswomen join Cumbria LEP's board

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership has appointed three leading local businesswomen to its board.

Better Health At Work Inspectors Ken Giles And Susanne Nichol With David Walker And Marie Spencer From Uhmbt

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust recognised for its dedication to promoting the health of its workforce.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS, has been recognised for its dedication to promoting the health and wellbeing of its workforce.

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Kendal is calling: line-up for Cumbria’s biggest festival revealed

Cumbria’s biggest festival has revealed its line-up for this summer, with an eclectic collection of acts filling the bill.

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Cumbria Day showcases the very best of the county in the corridors of power

The very best of Cumbria was showcased in the corridors of power at the annual Cumbria Day.

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Cumbria Careers Hub launch kicks off transformation of careers education for young people

The transformation of careers education for young people across Cumbria has begun with the launch of a New Careers Hub.

Trudy Harrison John Woodcock

MPs to celebrate county's best businesses in Cumbria Day

Cumbria’s MP's will showcase the best of the county’s businesses at the fourth annual Cumbria Day this week.

Jayne Moorby

Lighting systems expert joins high-profile manufacturing funding board

A Cumbrian aerospace and lighting systems specialist has joined the steering board of a £20 million initiative to boost the North West's manufacturing sector.

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Solomons Europe support budding entrepreneurs with new fund

A new fund to help Cumbrian entrepreneurs has been founded to mark the 20th anniversary of a quantity surveyor.

Phil Wilson Gsk

GSK mark 70 years in south Cumbria with glittering ball

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New Year, New Career? Choose Cumbria launches campaign to kick off 2019

Choose Cumbria is launching a ‘New Year, New Career’ campaign in a bid to lure people to the county and achieve the perfect work-life balance.

Rob Johnston CEO Cumbria Chamber

Make Lake District a magnet for tech and high-value firms looking to escape London, argues business chief

The Lake District should become a magnet for high value businesses looking to escape from London, according to a Cumbrian business chief.

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'Lake District is my sanctuary' says TV and film star Steve Coogan

TV and film star Steve Coogan paid a trip to Ulverston to promote his new biopic ‘Stan & Ollie’ detailing the life of comedy duo Laurel and Hardy.

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Youngsters left Inspired by STEM Event

Youngsters were inspired to take up careers in STEM industries at a major event supported by partners of Choose Cumbria.

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Global superstar Sir Cliff Richard is set to perform in south Cumbria

The UK’s most successful hitmaker will be heading to Cartmel Races to perform live at an open-air concert on Friday June 28.

Furzana Nazir Cumbria Police

Progression at Cumbria Constabulary was no tall order for determined Furzana

Temporary Detective Superintendent Furzana Nazir tells her story of how she rose through the ranks after moving to Cumbria from Teeside.