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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.

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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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Pupils get a look at future Moorside site

The company behind Cumbria's planned nuclear new build has used its education programme to let children see the proposed development site.

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Ambleside has the most walking routes out of all towns and cities in the UK

A comprehensive study of the most popular places to create walking routes has revealed Cumbria is home to two of the top 10 towns and cities.

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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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South Cumbria college graded as ‘good’ overall with ‘outstanding’ features

A South Cumbria college has been graded as "good" overall with "outstanding" features.

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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.

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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.