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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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Global superstar Sir Cliff Richard is set to perform in south Cumbria

The UK’s most successful hitmaker will be heading to Cartmel Races to perform live at an open-air concert on Friday June 28.

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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.


Hundreds compete in Lakesman Triathlon

More than 800 ironmen and women took on one of Cumbria's toughest challenges as they pushed themselves to the limit in this year's Lakesman Triathlon.

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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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150 years of Barrow port celebrated

The community of Barrow has been invited to Associated British Ports' celebrations to mark 150 years of the town's port.

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The University of Cumbria unite businesses with academia

The University of Cumbria has invited businesses to work with academia to discuss potential research collaborations.

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Sky-high fine dining launches Taste Cumbria Ulverston

Lots of laughs and a little fine dining are being planned to enhance the experience for visitors to this year’s Taste Cumbria Ulverston event.


Runners to tackle UK’s ultimate endurance event

Sixteen people take first of 330,000 steps towards completing 10 marathons in as many days as they pledge to raise £91,000 for Brathay Trust.

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NHS Trust celebrates “amazing” staff

Outstanding NHS staff at Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) have been recognised for their hard work and dedication at an awards event.

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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.

Cumbria food and drink celebration draws in the crowds

A showcase of all that is great about food and drink in Cumbria drew in the crowds this Easter weekend.

Google Garage returns to Cumbria

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

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Tom Jones to headline summer gig in Cumbria

Music legend Tom Jones has been revealed as the first headline act at Cartmel Racecourse's live music weekend this summer.

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Team registration for 2017 Keswick to Barrow walk opens

Registration for teams wanting to take part in the 2017 Keswick to Barrow and Coniston to Barrow walks is now open.

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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.


Taste Cumbria set for Kirkby Lonsdale debut

A new location has been revealed as a destination for the Taste Cumbria food festival.


Free apprentice advice opportunity for businesses in Cumbria

The University of Cumbria is running a series of events for employers this month to explain the apprenticeship levy.


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.