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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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Law firm recognised as one of best in UK

Cartmell Shepherd has been recognised as one of the best in the UK by the legal profession’s “bible”.

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Cumbria is at heart of life-saving study

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Cumbria’s newest flying doctor takes to the sky

One of the West Cumberland Hospital's newest medics is combining his work on the ward with a pioneering 'flying doctor' role.

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Patients praise hospital services in Whitehaven and Carlisle

Feedback from patients at north Cumbria's hospitals suggests the majority are happy with their care.

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Cash boost for health services sends strong signal to potential recruits

A £65 million investment in health services in Cumbria will send out a strong signal to those considering working in the region.


Top medical conference puts Cumbria on the map

Top surgeons saw what Cumbria has to offer at a high-profile medical conference in Carlisle.


£5m boost to start international passenger flights from Carlisle Airport

Carlisle Airport is to get a multi-million pound boost to bring international passenger flights to Cumbria.

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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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Children’s health staff celebrate after good rating

Staff who work with children, young people and families in Cumbria are celebrating after their rating leaped from "requires improvement" to "good".

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University of Cumbria launches new tenth anniversary logo

A new logo, created in readiness for the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the inauguration of the University of Cumbria, has been launched.

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Cumbrian mental health nurse first to receive national recognition

A mental health worker from Carlisle has been singled out and credited for his standard of excellence by The Royal College of Nursing.

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Little Mix announce summer 2017 Carlisle show

The UK's biggest girl band, Little Mix, have announced they are playing a summer show in Carlisle.


Thousands attend Cumbrian skills fair

The annual Carlisle Skills Fair on Thursday, January 26 attracted thousands of job seekers.

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University of Cumbria Road Runner sets his sights on winning the Lakesman 2017

Ben Hale from Wigton is participating in this year’s Lakesman triathlon, representing the University of Cumbria.

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Higher apprenticeships explained by University of Cumbria

Employers in Cumbria can find out more about Higher and Degree Level Apprenticeships at a University of Cumbria information event.

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Legal firm welcomes two new starters

Cartmell Shepherd has welcomed two new starters this month.

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Up to 10,000 new homes as go ahead given for ‘garden village’ near Carlisle

As many as 10,000 homes could be built to the south of Carlisle, after the Government gave the go ahead for a 'garden village'.

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North Associates reveals future plans

The rural asset management team of Carlisle-based land and property firm North Associates ​- part of WYG - ​has spoken about its work.

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Drive to recruit more nurses in Cumbria

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is holding an event in Carlisle on Sunday, December 4 to recruit more nurses across Cumbria.

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‘Garden City’ plans for new homes, schools and roads on edge of Carlisle

Crucial support to transform the south of Carlisle with up to 10,000 new homes, schools, businesses and roads is being sought.