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Leading businesswomen join Cumbria LEP's board

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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Lakes International Comic Art Preview

As the Lakes International Comic Art Festival prepares to make a triumphant return to Cumbria, Adrian Mullen previews the event taking place in Kendal.

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'We will shout about how great the region is'

The best of Allerdale is on the move to Manchester as part of an event that will show off how it can become a major part of the Northern Powerhouse.

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World first for West Cumbrian engineering firm

Prestigious standard for team behind safety of Blackpool's new Icon ride

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Cumbria’s strategic economic body seeks influential business leader

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership is looking to fill the role after George Beveridge steps down.

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Community supports NHS campaign to showcase Cumbria

Two Cumbrian NHS Trusts have collaborated in a drive to raise the profile of Cumbria and the unique career opportunities on offer.

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Lake District scenes to entice airport passengers

Stunning Lake District scenes will be included in a display showcasing Britain as a world-class destination at the country’s busiest airport.

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Cumbria towns among those named safest to live in North West

A number of towns in Cumbria have been deemed the safest places in the region to live in a recent survey.

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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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Hospital’s innovative training scheme wins national recognition

The team at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust recently won the Award for Innovation in HR at HMPA Awards 2017.

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NHS to promote health and wellbeing at Westmorland County Show

Representatives from Bay Health and Care Partners will welcome visitors to their marquee at the Westmorland Show on Thursday, September 14.

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World-leading research centre for national parks launches in Cumbria

Delegates from around the world gathered for the launch of the University of Cumbria’s Centre for National Parks and Protected Areas.