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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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Female Engineers Nominated for Two Major Awards

Three female engineers from BAE Systems Submarines in Barrow have been nominated for two major awards.

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Cartmell Shepherd named among the UK’s top law firms for the fifth year running

Carlisle based law firm Cartmell Shepherd are celebrating being named among the UK's top law firms for the fifth year running.

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Moving to Cumbria a revelation for former TV producer

An award-winning former BBC TV producer has described moving to Cumbria as a “revelation” after launching a brand new business venture.

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Location is the key to export success

An entrepreneur vying to become the best exporter in Cumbria has revealed she would not have achieved success if it had not been for her location.

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Cumbria businesses invited to session on £400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund

Businesses across Cumbria are being invited to a free business event to see how the new £400m fund could help them.

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LEP seeks cultural projects for funding

Cumbria's Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has urged the county's businesses to apply for support from the Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund.

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Expanding surveyors on hunt for West Cumbria ‘Energy Hub’

Expanding specialist chartered quantity surveyors practice Solomons Europe is to establish a new 'Energy Hub' in West Cumbria.

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Cumbria has more than 20,000 companies for the first time

New figures have revealed that Cumbria has more than 20,000 companies located in the county for the first time.

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New chief executive for Holker Group

The Holker Group has appointed Allen Gibb as its new chief executive.

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Company wins state-of-the-art surgery light contract

Ulverston electrical safety and monitoring specialist firm Bender UK has become the sole UK supplier of a line of top-of-the range surgical lights.

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Top win for Cumbrian law firm

Cumbrian law firm Cartmell Shepherd has taken a top prize at a prestigious awards ceremony.

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Technology pioneered in west Cumbria

​A small west Cumbrian engineering company is pioneering technology designed to save the oil and gas industry billions of pounds.

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New man in charge of building society

Furness Building Society has appointed Chris Harrison as its new permanent chief executive.

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GSK has a ‘positive start’ to 2017

The pharmaceutical firm has made a "positive start" to 2017 after it reported a doubling of pretax profits.

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Sellafield seeks partner companies

​Sellafield is looking for four partners to work on delivering projects at the west Cumbrian site over the next 20 years.


Workforce praised as Barrow shipyard is awarded ‘milestone’ £1.4bn Astute contract

Barrow’s shipyard has been awarded a new £1.4bn contract to deliver the next Astute-class submarine to the Royal Navy.


Eco-innovation project launches in Cumbria

Business representatives from across Cumbria attended the launch of a £2.1 million project to help small and medium sized businesses in the county.

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Cumbria LEP chair meets with Prime Minister

The chair of Cumbria’s strategic economic body has attended a meeting with Theresa May as part of discussions about opportunities for the county.

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Bender UK officially opens state-of-the-art HQ

The electrical safety and monitoring specialist welcomed local business leaders and representatives from Europe to Ulverston for the opening ceremony.

Google Garage returns to Cumbria

Search engine giant Google is returning to Cumbria for a free event hosted by