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Kirkby Lonsdale tops The Sunday Times best place to live in the North West list

Kirkby Lonsdale has taken the top spot as the best place to live in the North West by The Sunday Times.


Overseas doctors take on new challenge in Cumbria

New doctors have been recruited to 'strengthen' children's mental health service for children and young people across Cumbria.

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Choose Cumbria and NHS partners to promote healthcare careers at two major national events

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Moving to Cumbria a revelation for former TV producer

An award-winning former BBC TV producer has described moving to Cumbria as a “revelation” after launching a brand new business venture.


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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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.


Trainee GPs urged to come to Cumbria

A new initiative is underway to help tackle Cumbria's GP shortage, encouraging trainees from London to work 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.


People and views keep Cumbrians smiling

​A study has found that being close to friends and family – and a sense of community – are among the things that keep people in Cumbria smiling.

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Holker’s Devonshire Buildings launch new serviced apartments

The Devonshire Buildings on Barrow Island are being given a new lease of life as fully serviced apartments.

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BAE Systems ‘one of best places for women to work’

Barrow shipyard owner BAE Systems has been listed as one of the best places in the UK for women to work.


Workforce praised as Barrow shipyard is awarded ‘milestone’ £1.4bn Astute contract

Barrow’s shipyard has been awarded a new £1.4bn contract to deliver the next Astute-class submarine to the Royal Navy.

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Kendal and Kirkby Lonsdale make best places list

Kendal and Kirkby Lonsdale have both been named as being among the 'Best Places to Live in Britain' by The Sunday Times.

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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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BAE Systems recruitment drive aims to find engineering talent

BAE Systems is looking for talented engineers and technical designers to join the most ambitious engineering project in the UK.


Keswick and Ambleside among the best locations to live in Britain

The picturesque Cumbrian towns of Keswick and Ambleside feature in a survey of desirable places to live compiled by website Rightmove.

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Cumbria competes with London for average weekly earnings

Copeland in Cumbria has come second only to London in a survey of average weekly earnings in Great Britain.

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Recruitment fair to attract doctors to Cumbria

A GP Recruitment Fair is being held in Cumbria this month to encourage more doctors to live and work in the region.

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Cumbria named “best place for happy families”

The Lake District in Cumbria has topped a list of the best places in the UK to start a family.

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Show to help hospitality relocators choose South Cumbria

The 2016 Lakes Hospitality Trade Show has been described as the perfect place to research starting a hospitality business in South Cumbria.