GSK wins national Brathay Apprentice Challenge
A team of apprentices are the pride of Cumbria after winning a prestigious national competition.
Moving awareness film made by GSK apprentices spreads vital message far and wide
A deeply moving awareness film featuring the parents of an Ulverston boy who died after suffering an asthma attack is having a huge impact.
GSK Ulverston apprentices go back to school to inspire next generation
Aspiring young professionals are going back to school to deliver a series of presentations about their career development.
GSK Ulverston apprentice wins national school leavers award
A manufacturing apprentice from GSK Ulverston has picked up an accolade at the national School Leaver Awards held at London’s Waldorf Hilton Hotel.
Apprentice team in running for national award
A team of apprentices are in the running for a prestigious award for their campaign launched in memory of an Ulverston schoolboy.
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.
Ulverston apprentices launch asthma awareness campaign in memory of young footballer
A group of Ulverston apprentices have launched an asthma awareness campaign in memory of a talented young footballer.
Engineers help charity spruce up building and garden on Walney
Engineers from GSK Ulverston supported young disabled people by volunteering to help a charity spruce up its building and garden.
Barrow apprentice wins award at leading industry award
An apprentice from Barrow who works at GSK in Ulverston has been hailed for her talent at the Chemical Industry Awards.
Students work with Ulverston apprentice mentors on health project
Pupils got kitted out for hands-on activities with apprentice mentors during a visit to global healthcare company GSK.
Cumbria is leading the way for apprenticeships
The most difficult choice for most young people as they are about to leave school is whether to continue in education or go straight into work.
Cumbria employers in national top 10
Three of Furness' biggest employers feature in the top 10 of a national poll of employers for young people.
Brathay Apprentice Challenge underway in Cumbria
Apprentices are competing to become the apprentice team of the year in this year's Brathay Apprentice Challenge, run by the Ambleside-based charity.
GSK named one of the best companies in the UK to work for
The 10 best companies in the UK to work for have been revealed, with pharmaceutical giant GSK – which has a site in Ulverston – making the list.
Masterplan for £13m Ulverston Leisure Centre
People in Ulverston are being invited to comment on a new masterplan that outlines how leisure facilities in the town could be redeveloped.
Ulverston secondary school wins top award
Ulverston Victoria High School has been crowned Secondary School of the Year at Cumbria’s premier education awards, The Golden Apples.
GSK tops list of businesses which ‘change the world’
GSK has topped a list of companies which 'change the world'.
Cumbria’s engineering prowess praised
Cumbria’s unique engineering capabilities make it a great place for a career, according to the President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
£13m Ulverston sports and leisure hub scheme unveiled
A new £13m sports complex for Ulverston is a step closer to reality after the idea was deemed sustainable by experts.
GSK apprentices deliver outdoor haven for boy
Apprentices from GSK in Ulverston have teamed up with children’s charity WellChild to create an outdoor haven for a boy with disabilities.
GSK apprenticeship event attracts record numbers
An open evening at GSK's site in Ulverston attracted a record 180 people wanting to find out more about apprenticeships opportunities.