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Shipyard boss bows out from top role and vows to continue 'battling for Barrow'

The North-West Evening Mail’s Amy Fenton spoke to Tony Johns as he prepares to bow out after a 10-year tenure at BAE Systems.

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Lakes Culture's Top 5 for Easter

Discover fine art, a weekend of blues in Bowness, fantastic family fun with Peter Rabbit and world class theatre in the Lakes this Easter.

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Fifty reasons to be proud of Cumbria

The people, the places, the traditions, the facts, the downright ridiculous…

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Best family activities in Cumbria

​Looking for something fun to do with the family this Mother’s Day? Go Active has you covered!

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10 minutes with… Bender UK’s Gareth Brunton

The decision to join a small fledgling business 13 years ago has paid off for the firm’s new managing director.


10 minutes with… CN Group apprentice Jen Reay

Choose Cumbria chatted to Jen about her experience of an apprenticeship in Cumbria so far and her future career plans.

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Life in Cumbria is ‘wonderful’ for Jackie

Jackie Arnold MBE from BAE Systems Submarines shares her favourite things about living and working in Cumbria.

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How hiring an apprentice can benefit your business

Davin Dhillon, a Founder and Director of our partner CLEARNORTH Recruitment Ltd, explains how taking on an apprentice has brought fresh thinking to the company.

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Go Active spotlight: Zoe Bettinson

Zoe tells Go Active why she took up badminton after relocating to Cumbria.


The Apprenticeship Levy – what you need to know

Furness College Director of Business Development Helen Wharton explains how the college can help employers manage the apprenticeship levy.

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How to impress at an apprenticeship interview

You’ve found an apprenticeship, submitted a successful application and been shortlisted – so how do you impress your potential employers?

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Relocating to Cumbria? Take a look at these top tips

BAE Systems’ Allan Day shares his advice to help you make the move to Cumbria.

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Kendal Mountain Festival to host premieres and amazing adventurers

The largest and most varied event of its kind, Kendal Mountain Festival returns this weekend with its biggest programme to date.

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Choose an apprenticeship for a great career at Kimberly-Clark

Choose Cumbria found out how young apprentices at Kimberly-Clark can expect to develop their skills and experience for a successful career.

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Make the most of an extra hour as the clocks go back

The clocks go back an hour at 2am on Sunday, October 30, so make the most of the extra 60 minutes with these five suggestions from Choose Cumbria.

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Have a spooktacular Halloween at Holker Hall

Head to Holker Hall and Gardens at Cark-in-Cartmel from October 27 – 30 for wicked walks, creepy crafts and loathsome lanterns.


Your guide to The Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Look out for these events and exhibitions during The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, which returns to Kendal on October 14 – 16.

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Get active with colleagues and boost team morale

Choose Cumbria spoke to Kimberly-Clark Engineering Project Manager Gary and Senior Electrical Engineer Roy about the benefits of getting active with colleagues.


Your guide to Kendal Calling 2016

Make the most of Cumbria's biggest live music event of the year with this guide from Cumbria Live.

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Conquer The Struggle with these tips from Kendal Cycle Club

Communication Secretary Rory Black explains how to climb one of Cumbria’s hardest hills.

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The 200 Best Pubs in Cumbria

Cumbria Life magazine has come up with a list of the Best 200 Pubs in Cumbria.